Year 6 Home Learning – 31/01/2020

Year 6 Home Learning – Friday 31st January  

(All learning to be handed in Wednesday 12th February)

Reading
Please encourage your child to read for at least 20 minutes at least five times per week. Please record what you have read in your reading record.
Spelling
Please use Spellodrome regularly at home.
Arithmetic
Complete the questions (making sure you use your squares in your book to show the workings). We will mark this together as a class on Thursday so we can spend time going over any misconceptions or new strategies.
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Over the next 2 weeks you must complete an activity/series of activities that total at least 15 points. How you choose to do so is up to you! For example, you may just complete the fifteen-point activity or may choose to do one ten and a five-point activity; you could also choose to do three five-point activities – it is completely your choice! Have a look at the activity menu below:

15 points 10 points 5 points
Make a model of the heart. You could use clay or plasticine. Use your sculpture to explain how the heart works. Plan a TV advert that persuades people to exercise. Use a story map or cartoon strip to show the ideas for your advert. Create a poster to show why exercising is important.
Research a famous heart surgeon. Create a fact file based on this person showing the key information. Find out about the historical tradition of Valentine’s Day. Why are hearts traditionally used as symbols of love?
Create a stop motion animation to show how blood cells, water and nutrients are transported around the body. Use small blobs of plasticine or cardboard cut outs to model the movement of the cells and nutrients. Write a poem about the blood or the heart.  Identify the four ABO blood groups. What happens to a blood sample if mixed with blood of a different group?
Use paints/ink in different shades of red to create an abstract painting.
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