Year 6 Home Learning 13.1.17

Important ongoing tasks which must be completed several times a week


Times tables: Keep practising those times table facts – you need to know all facts up to 12 x 12 inside out, at the click of your fingers! Make sure you are rehearsing these facts regularly, preferably several times a week.


Reading: Remember that you should be reading on a daily basis at home, and should be discussing this reading with an adult – talking about the text, commenting on the author’s purpose, noticing particular features of certain genres, etc. In reading record books, please could children/parents write a comment about this reading.


Spellings: Practise your spellings from your group ready for the test next Friday.


We have been using logical connectives and causal connectives to add information to our sentences relating to our balanced argument: Should the railway be redirected?  


Using your research, choose one point ‘For’ redirecting the tracks and one point ‘Against’ and write a sentence for each using logical and causal connectives.


E.g. Some people believe that building a new track will potentially cause life-threatening damage to animals’ habitats due to having to clear vast proportions of woodland and grassland areas.


Logical connectives: However, Furthermore, Some people think, Others believe, On the one hand, On the other hand, Despite, Contrary to,


Causal connectives: because, due to, due to the fact, as a result


Please complete either section A, B or C on the ‘Addition/subtraction of Mixed Numbers.’ Record the answers in your book, not on the sheet.