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Week Beginning 11th May

Maths

Below are lessons for both Year 5 and Year 6.

Year 5 are continuing their focusing on fractions with both power points and videos to support the learning of each skill and then activities to complete. You will be looking at ordering and placing mixed numbers on number lines and then converting between improper fractions and mixed numbers.

Year 6 are reviewing their knowledge of circles and then moving on to learn about ratio, both finding ratios and using them in calculations.

With some of the worksheets to complete, the activities are at different levels so please choose the work that you feel most confident to do. See how much you can stretch and challenge your learning!

 

As last week it would be great if you kept practising the times tables skills to keep them sharp! Use the links to the 2 games from the past weeks' home learning.

 

Once again please complete as much of this work as you feel able to do.

Science

This week we are focusing on one of the key systems in our body - the circulatory system.

You will find out all about what blood does, along with the heart, to keep our body functioning.

I've made some of the tasks practical to keep you moving but also to help with your understanding. There's a chance to involve your family with this work! 

Please have a look at the plan and follow each of the activities set out for you to do. With your updated Active Learn log in details all the screens and videos you need should now be available online.

English

Here are three suggested lessons which are suitable for both year 5 and year 6. Please do as much or as little of these to suit your personal circumstances, we do not want to put any pressure on you. This is a summary of each of the  lessons, the links for which you will find below:

Day 1 Watch and read a very famous speech  by Martin Luther King and then look at a variety of other important speeches and practise reading one out loud.

Day 2 Read another famous speech by Malala and find out more about her story. You can either answer questions about her or write a letter to her.

Day 3 Listen to a 1960s song. You can then annotate the lyrics and have the chance to write your own version of this song.

If anyone would like more lessons than this, then please email me on epenniall@greatgidding.cambs.sch.uk and then I can send you further options. Alternatively, please feel free to look at the new daily lessons being provided by the BBC on its Bitesize page under English for KS2. Have fun!

Geography

The following work is suitable for both year 5 and year 6. Under the title, Extreme Earth, the learning objective is to find out about extreme weather conditions across the world.

Start with the fun powerpoint slides which will give you lots of information. There are then a variety of worksheets to complete, with activities associated with various types of extreme weather conditions - from hurricanes to tornadoes. These are set at different levels, so please choose the work that you feel the most confident about. Just do as much or as little of these tasks as you are able to. Most importantly enjoy learning about these amazing weather conditions!

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