Year 6 Homework

Homework grid for ‘How are we the same? How are we different?’ unit

Each week you will need to complete one maths, one english and one theme activity.  There are more theme activities than weeks so that you have a choice of what to complete.  Tick them off as you do them.

This grid will run for 4 weeks.

Maths

Each week choose one:

Find the population of 5 countries and round to the nearest tens of thousands, then hundreds of thousands, then millions

 

Time how fast you can write the 6,7,8 and 9 times tables in order

 

Find out what mean, median and mode mean and explain using examples

 

Complete the maths challenge sheet you have been given

English

Each week choose one:

Look up the meaning of each of your spellings in a dictionary and write the definition

 

Write a sentence for each of your spellings using the word in context

 

Write a short story (less than 1 page) with the title ‘We are the same but different’.

 

Write a list of 10 words and their antonyms (opposites)

Theme

Each week choose one:

Create an information sheet using the facts from the knowledge organiser.

Ask someone to quiz you on the information on the knowledge organiser- get them to sign your homework bk

Find out what organdonation.nhs.uk does and create an information page.

Create a poem about what diversity means.

Draw a poster explaining tolerance.

Create an anti-smoking poster.

Investigate the main beliefs of the Muslim faith and write a paragraph explaining what you have found out.

 

Year 6 Homework until SATs

Please use the CGP Maths and English books to help with revision. Aim to complete at least 2 x Maths and 2 x English per week (write the short date on the top of the page so we can track how you are doing).
We would like to see your Maths book one week and your English book the following week. Please hand in your Maths book on 1st March.
We have been so impressed with your attitude to learning this week! Keep on going!

Year 6 Homework Grid

Project: Science Knowledge and understanding
Homework for Year 6 Spring Term

The homework for this half term will enable you to revise and develop your scientific knowledge of the key ideas that you need to be able to understand in Year 6.

On 1st, 8th and 15th February you will need to hand in one piece of homework. Please choose from the four options below. If you would like to do all four homework tasks, we would be more than happy to see your hard work! Think about how you are going to present your findings.

1. Materials: Solids, liquids and gases
Create a story or storyboard to explain what makes it rain.

2. Electricity
Where is the best place to be in a lightning storm and what clothes are best to wear as protection?
Demonstrate this in any form that you wish. Include a written explanation with your scientific knowledge.

3. Sound
http://www.topmarks.co.uk/Flash.aspx?b=science/changing_sounds
This is an interactive site where you can try making different pitches on various instrument.
Create a guitar using elastic and a box so that it makes 4 different notes. Explain what you did to change the vibration.

4.Make observations over time
Set up a science experiment that observes and records changes of something over time. Perhaps you could observe the changes in weather and temperature, the decay of a piece of fruit, or the growth of your fingernails!
Take repeat and accurate measurements then once the experiment is finished, put your results into a graph. What does it show?

Year 6 Homework… 2nd December

Year 6 Homework – Friday  2nd December 2016

THIS HOMEWORK IS DUE ON WEDNESDAY 14th DECEMBER

Homework is always due in on a Wednesday – but it can be handed in before this time if desired

Homework this week is to use some of the skills from our recent Maths lessons. This should be completed in homework books and should show the methods / calculations that have been used. A calculator is not allowed, except to check the final answer.

Choice 1 Choice 2 Choice 3
 

Complete the Maths sheet given to you by your class teacher…

 

 

Complete the Maths sheet given to you by your class teacher…

 

 

Complete the Maths sheet given to you by your class teacher…

 

Please also write 6 sentences which include words with the __sion or __tion endings… These should be written into homework books.

Year 6 Homework Choice… 11th November

Year 6 Homework          Friday  11th November 2016

Homework is always due in on a Wednesday – but it can be handed in before this time if desired

Homework this week is linked to our upcoming DT topic. This week, children are to begin a 3 week project (3 HWs worth) on one of the choices below. The homework should be written, including some maths parts too (such as graphs, statistics on customers, prices or timetables etc) which are relevant to your choice from below.

Choice 1 Choice 2 Choice 3
Conduct a project on one of the theme parks in the UK. This should include information on what is currently there, the history of the park, information about visitors / costs and information or graphs from the internet to support this. Conduct a project on one type of ride that you might find at a theme park or a fairground in the UK. This should include the history of the ride, information about how it works and different designs that exist around the UK… Conduct a project working out how to visit one of the theme parks in the UK. This should include information on travelling there (including train timetables etc) information about costs and the use of the internet to support this.

Year 6 Homework Choice… 4th November

Year 6 Homework          Friday  4th November 2016

Homework is always due in on a Wednesday – but it can be handed in before this time if desired

Homework this week is to use some of the skills from our recent Maths lessons. This should be completed in homework books and should show the methods / calculations that have been used. A calculator is not allowed, except to check the final answer.

Choice 1 Choice 2 Choice 3
 

Complete the Maths sheet given to you by your class teacher…

 

 

Complete the Maths sheet given to you by your class teacher…

 

 

Complete the Maths sheet given to you by your class teacher…

 

Please also write 4 sentences, based on the sentence starter below, ADDING an embedded clause…

Mr Sir,  _______________________  ,  decided to _______________ .

Year 6 Homework Choice… 21st October

Year 6 Homework          Friday 21st October 2016

Homework is always due in on a Wednesday – but it can be handed in before this time if desired

Homework this week is to use some of the skills from our recent English lessons. This should be completed in homework books and should be based on our recent work on “Holes” and on the inmates of Camp Green Lake.

Choice 1 Choice 2 Choice 3
Write 10 sentences, which include an embedded clause. This should give extra information about the character or the place and be surrounded by commas…

 

Write 10 lines of speech, between 2 characters from the camp. This should be correctly punctuated using ‘SCAPS’ and include better words for “said” Write 10 sentences using the modal verbs. These should be about what might / could / will happen at Camp Green Like. You may like to look up extra modal verbs online.

 

Please also calculate these multiplications… use the methods you have been shown in class…

1) 485 x 6 =           2) 4623 x 25 =                3) 3827 x 47 =           4) 3672 x 65 =

Year 6 Homework Choice… 14th October

Year 6 Homework          Friday 14th October 2016

Homework is always due in on a Wednesday – but it can be handed in before this time if desired

Homework this week is to focus on successfully using the subjunctive mood. This is where pupils consider what might have happened if a situation is/was different. For example, instead of I wish I could reach the cupboard…. Becomes = If I were taller, I could reach the cupboard.

Choice 1 Choice 2 Choice 3
Using the subjunctive mood, children should write 10 sentences which use this sentences starter…

 

If I were _______

 

Using the subjunctive mood, children should write 10 sentences which use this sentences starter…

 

If I had been _______

Using the subjunctive mood, children should write 10 sentences which use this sentences starter…

 

If I had travelled to _______

Please also calculate these values, before placing the < > or = symbol into the blanks…

1) (45×2) _____ (58 + 6)

2) (624 ÷ 3) _____  (7 x 2 x 3)

3) (7 x 10) _____ 69.4

4) 148 _____ (12 x 12)

Year 6 Homework Choice… 7th October

Year 6 Homework          Friday 7th October 2016

Homework is always due in on a Wednesday – but it can be handed in before this time if desired

Homework this week is to our creative work in both Art and Geography. Children will be producing either art work, picture collages or comparative art work on the choices below. This may be completed using ICT and printed (into homework books) should they wish.

Choice 1 Choice 2 Choice 3
Choose a piece of fruit of vegetables at home. Draw and shade or colour this, just like our artist Arcimboldo would have done. This should be detailed and reflect the full homework time available. Find and print images of landmarks (such as stadiums, towers, docks etc) from both Southampton and Portsmouth. Create a collage of these images which “sum up” what the different cities offer… Create a gallery in your book, using the many works of Arcimboldo. These should be arranged interestingly in your book, with each name of the work underneath. Write a short introduction about what his art work is like too.

Please also calculate these division calculations using the skills that we have learnt in Maths this week on the “bus stop” method. This should be completed into homework books.

1) 625 ÷ 5 =                      2) 768 ÷ 3 =                    3) 952 ÷ 7 =           4) 4578 ÷ 3 =