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.

Literacy/SOLE

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

Maths

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.

 

 

 

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