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Tenacious Toucans

Y5/6 Home Learning 

Send photographs of your Home Learning to the Y5/6 email address for a 'shout out.' We love seeing what you are getting up to!

Home Learning 2 - Week Beginning 30.03.20

Well done Toucans on a brilliant start to home learning! We've really enjoyed seeing all the pictures of you working hard and having fun. See below for this week's activities.

Maths:

Year 5 - You are looking at decimals and percentages this week.

Year 6 - You are completing your unit on ratio and starting a new one on angles.

An extra well done to those children who are still remembering to also log on to Mathletics and are completing the activities that your maths teacher has assigned to you.

English:

Please click on the "Yr 5/6 English Home Learning Wk 2" document below to find out the details of this week's English Learning. Here is where you will also find out what spellings you need to learn and the new Bug Club book you've been assigned to read this week.

Creative/Topic: This week would have been our "Forces" Science Week in school. Click on the document below to see some suggested science activities on forces for you to try out. Also, check out our new 'Science' page on the school website, where there are more ideas to keep you busy.

Illustration to Creation:

Here is this image to get your creative juices flowing for this week:

Picture 1

Possible Ideas (feel free to come up with your own)

  • Design a rollercoaster based on a theme

  • Build a rollercoaster using recycled materials/paper/lego

  • Share what magnificent machine you would like to build and why

  • Explore all the machines and large objects in your house. Can you think of another use for them?

  • Experience all the rides (without leaving even your house) at Virtual Disney World

  • Sit in the bath tub and imagine being on a ride!

Active: It's time to get a sweat on! Try out some of the websites below for activities to keep fit and active. Joe Wicks will be hosting PE sessions at 9am each morning through his YouTube channel (follow the link below). Or, if it is at all possible and safe, go out into your garden and get active!

 

Reading:  You have been assigned a new book to read on Bug Club. Remember to click on the "Bugs" to answer the comprehension questions. Also, you can sit back, relax and let David Walliams entertain you for 20 minutes everyday at 11am by clicking on the link below:

 

Home Learning - Week Beginning 23.03.2020

Hello Tenacious Toucans! Are you ready for some home learning? Planned for this week are Maths and English activities for the two "Academic" sessions listed on the suggested daily timetable (see above) and we have provided some ideas for the Active, Creative and Reading sessions too. Parents and carers, we hope you find the suggested timetable above useful but feel free to adapt the sessions and activities around your week. If you have any questions or suggestions, please email us using the tier group email address that was sent out to parents last week. We look forward to hearing how you're getting on so do send in some photographs or examples of your learning. Try your best, be "Tenacious", stay safe and enjoy! 

Miss Walker, Mrs Fox & Mrs Kendall

Maths: In Maths this week, Year 5 will be learning about decimals whilst Year 6 will be revising ratio.

 

To support you with your learning, the White Rose Hub (the scheme we follow in school) have created some excellent resources. There are 5 lessons for your year group to complete, each with a teaching video, activity sheet and answers. If you have a printer, feel free to print the worksheets and glue them into your "Home Learning Book". If not, simply write the answers to the questions into your book. Below are the links to the learning resources. Again, if you have any questions, email us and we'll be happy to help.

 

As well as completing the 5 lessons, we have assigned Mathletics activities for the objectives covered this week for you to have a go at. Remember to also check out Education City. Simply click on the relevant year group and maths tab to explore some of games and activities that are relevant to the unit of work you have studied.

English:

This week, you are tasked with creating a persuasive text, encouraging people to visit The Grand Canyon as a holiday destination. Please click on the "Yr 5/6 English Home Learning Wk 1" document below to find out the details of your mission. Here is where you will also find out what spellings you need to learn this week and what Bug Club book you need to read and answer comprehension questions on. Good luck!

 

Creative Time: Complete your "Grand Canyon" Learning Log. Have a look at the range of suggestions for what you can do. Models, drawings, information texts, quizzes...the choice is yours!

 

Grand Canyon Learning Log

Illustration to Creation:

Additionally, every week we will be posting an illustration to create ideas for you to use at home. It's not just about writing and reading but how an image can inspire art, creativity, design, science, knowledge etc More examples can be found using the hashtag #Illustration2Creation

 

Here is this image for this week:

Island

Island 1

Possible Ideas (feel free to come up with your own)

  • Make a turtle from plasticine/clay
  • Design a shelter on a desert island
  • Paint an ocean scene including multicoloured fish
  • Find out 5 facts about each of the world's 5 oceans
  • If you were shipwrecked, what would you do on your first day?
  • Write a message to put in a bottle - what are you going to say about the world today?

Welcome to Tenacious Toucans!

 

We are the Tenacious Toucans, the Year 5/6 class.

Our staff team: Miss Walker - Class Teacher

                        Mrs Fox - Class Teacher PPA (Monday and Wednesday 11.45 - 3.15) & Year 5 Maths (daily)

                        Mrs Kendall - Teaching Assistant

PE is on a Friday afternoon. Pupils should come to school dressed in their PE kit. 

Homework is set on a Friday to be completed by the following Wednesday. In KS2 this is usually set on Mathletics and Spelling Shed. Please find the links to these websites in the 'Useful Links' section.

Please scroll down to see our latest learning.

Spring1: Sam's Safari Workshop

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Spring1: Sam's Safari Workshop 9

Spring 1: Safer Internet Day - Our "Be Safe" raps

Spring 1: Chinese New Year ICE Day

Spring 1: Chinese New Year ICE Day 1
Spring 1: Chinese New Year ICE Day 2
Spring 1: Chinese New Year ICE Day 3
Spring 1: Chinese New Year ICE Day 4
Spring 1: Chinese New Year ICE Day 5
Spring 1: Chinese New Year ICE Day 6
Spring 1: Chinese New Year ICE Day 7
Spring 1: Chinese New Year ICE Day 8

For our I.C.E. day, we spent the day learning about many different aspects of Chinese New Year and life in China. In the morning, we produced a story book for KS1 retelling the traditional tale of the 12 Chinese Zodiac characters called, 'The Great Race.’ Later on in the day, we cooked Chinese noodles and even enjoyed learning some Mandarin!

Autumn 2: Viking Salting Experiment - How can we extract salt from rock salt?

Autumn 2: Viking Salting Experiment - How can we extract salt from rock salt? 1
Autumn 2: Viking Salting Experiment - How can we extract salt from rock salt? 2
Autumn 2: Viking Salting Experiment - How can we extract salt from rock salt? 3
Autumn 2: Viking Salting Experiment - How can we extract salt from rock salt? 4

Autumn 2: The Viking Raid on Lindisfarne AD793 - Comic Creator

Autumn 2: The Viking Raid on Lindisfarne AD793 - Comic Creator 1
Autumn 2: The Viking Raid on Lindisfarne AD793 - Comic Creator 2
Autumn 2: The Viking Raid on Lindisfarne AD793 - Comic Creator 3
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