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Wednesday 22nd April 2020

22/04/2020 at 08:00

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We have had a great start back to the home learning and many children have engaged with the activities set. I would like to see everyone engaging in one way or another by the end of the week if possible.

We had our first class Google Meet session on Monday and I was so proud of all of the children. It was lovely to see their faces and the responses I have received from both children and parents have been overwhelming. I will be hosting another class session today @ 11am. Again, to join the children need to click on the link at the top of the 6J Google Classroom home page. We had 16 children join us on Monday – lets see if we can get even more today!

Wednesday’s tasks or previous tasks due today are:

  • Diary first draft
  • Maths tasks
  • French – colours
  • Why do we have blood
  • Picture of window art ‘Space themed’
  • PE with Joe (assignment will appear @11:30am)

The children have already been working on some of these tasks over the past few days and today is the day they are due. The tasks in bold and underlined are new tasks set for today.

Tasks for Thursday are:

  • Mindfulness session
  • PE with Joe
  • Maths task
  • Story writing task (Due Friday)

Thank you to everyone who has managed to upload pictures to Google Classroom, it makes it much easier for me to keep track. Here is a video to help if you are still finding it a little tricky.

BBC bitesize have started publishing various daily lessons from Monday of this week. They do not all match with the Google Classroom assignments, but they offer further resources if you need them or a opportunity for some independent learning. https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/tags/zhgppg8/year-5-lessons/1

Also don’t forget the use of our online resources:

  • Mathletics
  • Spelling Shed
  • TT Rockstars

Keep smiling and enjoy the sunshine!

P.s – Here is one of my favourite memories from Year 5. You have all grown so much!

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Monday 20th April 2020

20/04/2020 at 08:00

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I hope that you have all had an enjoyable Easter and are well rested ready for your online learning. I had a lovely Easter and spent some time in the garden enjoying the sunshine! It is suppose to be beautiful again this week so hopefully we can enjoy a little more.

Here is a little something to make you smile πŸ™‚

You should have either collected or received a pack of Maths resources in the post, this is where you need to complete future Maths activities. It would be really useful if you could upload a picture of your answer sheet to the Google classroom once you are done and press hand in. This will help me keep track of you work and support you where needed. Taking pictures of work done on paper might be best achieved using a Google Classroom app on a phone or tablet.

Today’s activities are:

  • Draw with Rob – Nancy (Due 21st)
  • Diary writing (Due Wednesday 22nd)
  • Maths – Week 2 Lesson 1 Scale Factors (Due today)
  • Coding activity (Due 21st)

Please let me know if you have any problems with this. I am also going to be holding a Google Meet session today at 11am. To join you need to click on the link at the top of the Google Classroom page. Hopefully see you at 11.

Miss Jones

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Friday 3rd April

03/04/2020 at 08:21

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Happy Friday everyone!

This morning, two new tasks will be posted on Google Classroom:

  • English – the final part of the letter writing task (due today)
  • Maths – scale factors (due today)

Please also use today to check your feedback from tasks you have already handed in and make any corrections if necessary. There are also some overdue tasks set on mathletics that some children have not yet completed.

Here are some more ideas about what you could do today. I’d love to see photos if you try any of these out:

  • Fancy dress P.E with Joe Wicks
  • Baking / cooking
  • Gardening
  • Sewing
  • Play an instrument
  • Sing a song
  • Make a dance / gymnastics routine
  • Create an obstacle course
  • Make a model
  • Make an animation
  • Learn to juggle
  • Do a jigsaw puzzle
  • Build a den
  • Make a treasure hunt for someone
  • Make a ratio picture using objects you can find

Come back later to see pictures of what we have been doing this week!

Have a great day!

Miss Jones

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Wednesday 1st April

01/04/2020 at 08:00

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Good morning 6J,

Well done for another excellent day yesterday. You seem to be doing really well with the ratio work in maths. Do make sure to follow the link to watch the videos if you can. The videos will help you with the worksheets.

Four new assignments will be posted on Google Classroom today:

  • English – Letter Writing. Read the instructions carefully: only write the first paragraph and don’t hand it in yet!
  • Maths – Ratio Lesson 3, introducing the ratio symbol.
  • Topic – Coding, Hour of Code challenge. Choose your challenge and see how far you can get! (Due tomorrow)
  • Topic – Draw with Rob, aliens. (Due tomorrow)

Tomorrow, two more assignments will be posted:

  • English – Letter Writing (writing the next part of the letter).
  • Maths – Ratio Lesson 4, Calculating Ratio.

At school yesterday, we started making sock monkeys. This was really fun and all we needed was an old pair of socks, a needle and thread and something to stuff the monkeys with (we used out-of-date bandages!). If you’d like to have a go at doing this, use the template and the link below to find out how!

Sock Monkey Tutorial β€” CraftBits.com
https://craftbits.com/project/sock-monkey/
Mrs Sykes’ sock monkey so far – he just needs arms, a tail and maybe a smile!

Have a great day everyone!

Miss Jones

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Monday 30th March

30/03/2020 at 09:11

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Good morning 6J,

Today you have been set three new tasks on Google Classroom:

  • English – Climate change letter writing (research)
  • Maths – Ratio lesson 1
  • Topic – P.E – Joe Wicks or yoga

Tomorrow there will be a further three tasks:

  • English – Spelling quiz
  • English – Reading task
  • Maths – Ratio lesson 2

Please ask if you have any questions about what you need to do. Don’t forget you can use Mathletics, Spelling Shed, Purple Mash, SirLinkalot or Times Tables Rockstars if you need any extra activities to do!

Twinkl.co.uk is also offering free use of its resources using code CVDTWINKLHELPS. On here you can find worksheets and PowerPoints for pretty much any topic you can think of!

Remember to also send in your pictures of other activities you are doing at home so we can share these on the blog.

Wishing you all a wonderful week,

Miss Jones

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A good week!

27/03/2020 at 17:29

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This week has been rather unusual as we are faced with uncertain and unprecedented times. The children in 6J have been an asset to the school and have worked exceptionally hard with their online tasks. I am very proud of you all. Here are some snip-its of what we have been doing.

English

Short story writing. Here are some paragraphs taken from children’s writing.

This is the image the children were provided with

As he walked further across the glistening magic dust, a glowing light cascaded over the lands like a frosted wave fading away. β€œSymbols,” the boy read out. The earth-like orb hovered glinting in the wild wind and the curious boy stretched for his creased leather bag. Jackson brought out a bottle of putrid liquid allowing it to air before he dropped it over the symbol- led ancient ring. Serena

Jackson, who was cold and afraid, ambled towards the extensive mountain which towered over his frail body. The gusty wind tickled his pale-white face as he looked behind and longed for home. A shrill cry echoed in the mist.β€œHelp, please,” called a soft voice. Jackson raced over to the cliff and saw a small young boy reaching up to him. β€œ Who are you? What do you need?” blurted Jackson. Anju

Suddenly, a burst of light cascaded over the land, nearly blinding him before he had no other option but to flinch. Although the light was beaming in his eyes like he was right next to the sun, he kept on edging closer to the utterly magnificent orb as he was on a mission to save his beloved planet. Srihan

Well done to all children who submitted this work!

Art

There isn’t a lot for me to say here other than ‘Wow!’

The children watched short clips teaching them how to draw a sausage dog. As you can see there are some fabulous pieces. The children were also shown a picture of an egg and asked to think about what could be living inside waiting to emerge – I wouldn’t want to meet most of these on my own!

Well done this week 6J – it has been lovely to see you all chatting and engaging online. I am looking forward to seeing you continue to work hard next week on the exciting tasks I have planned for you.

Stay safe and have a fantastic weekend,

Miss Jones

Keep smiling x
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