Year 6 Homework w/c 22.06.20

English Task

This week, we have linked the English tasks to mark National Windrush Day (22nd June 2020).

What is the Windrush? Click here for more information.

Task 1- Grammar

Commas explained for parents | Commas in primary school | Using ...

Complete the tasks on BBC Bitesize to practice using commas.

Task 2 – Comprehension

Windrush: Voyage to London β€” Blvck Vrchives

Read the text and complete the comprehension to learn more about why people travelled from the Caribbean to live in the UK.

Task 3 – Writing

Write a diary entry from the perspective of someone arriving in Great Britain from the Caribbean.

Task 4 – Writing

Complete some more research on the Windrush generation and create a presentation of that information.  You could create a powerpoint, a non-chronological report or some short video clips explaining what you’ve learnt!

Maths Task

This week’s activity – Converting units of time

Task 1

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Task 2

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Task 3

Task 4

Whose Birthday is it?

Five friends were all born in the same year. Read the clues to work out the month and day of the week that each person was born.

Read the clues and record your answers onto the table.

Additional task

Click on the links below to complete additional tasks linked to this week’s objective.

  • https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/convert-between-units-of-time/activities/5

Science Task

Air resistance experiment

For this experiment, you will need:

  • Paper or card
  • Outdoor space or space to move if possible

Do you feel a larger force of air resistance with or without the card? 

What could you change to alter how much air resistance you feel?

  1. Make a list of as many as you can.Β 

Write your ideas as questions.Two ideas are given below to start you off: 

  • How fast you run 
  • If the card is bent or flat.

2. Test all your predictions, outside if possible.

3. Record your results on the table below.

4. Now, think about what your results tell you and write down:

  • What did you find out?
  • Was your prediction correct?
  • Is there a pattern in the results?
  • How could you improve your results?


Spelling task

Homophones

  1. bridal (wedding)
  2. bridle (horse)
  3. cereal
  4. serial
  5. compliment
  6. complement(ed) (her scarf/her outfit – linked to root word complete)
  7. farther 
  8. father

Have a go at creating spelling pyramids for each word! Or try some other shapes and colours. (boat, star, smiley face etc). We look forward to seeing what you create!

Computing task

Stay safe online!

Watch the video to remind you about the ways you need to protect yourself online.

Click here to play the game.

8 thoughts on “Year 6 Homework w/c 22.06.20

  1. Parmita

    Maths task 1
    A. There are 7 days in a week.
    B. There are 24 hours in a day.
    C. There are 60 minutes in an hour.
    D. There are 52 weeks in a year.
    E. There are 12 months in a year.
    F. There are 60 seconds in a minute.

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  2. Parmita

    Maths task 2
    A. 6 weeks= 42 days
    B. 7 years= 84 months
    C. 5minutes= 300 seconds
    D. 3 days= 72 hours
    E. 14 weeks = 98 days
    F. 540 minutes = 9 hours
    G. 60 hours = 2.5 days
    H. 18 months = 1 1/2 years
    I. 1/2 an hour= 30 minutes
    J. 45 seconds = 3/4 of a minute

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  3. Parmita

    I agree with Tommy because in a normal year there are 365 days and in a leap year there are 366 days.

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  4. ibrahim

    English task 1
    1]MV
    2]1276
    3]492
    4]Jamaica
    5]Its is famous for its color,exotic dances and vibrant atmosphere.
    6]1936

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  5. samirahπŸ˜€

    there are seven days in a week
    there are twenty for hours a day
    there are sixty minuets an hour
    there are fifty weeks a year
    there are twelve months a year

    figures are the best way to learn numbers
    πŸ˜€

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  6. ibrahim

    math task 3
    I agree with Tommy because normal year has 365 days and in a leap year there are 366 days.
    Maths task 2
    math task 2
    A] 6 weeks= 42 days
    B] 7 years= 84 months
    C] 5 minutes= 300 seconds
    D] 3 days= 72 hours
    E] 14 weeks = 98 days
    F] 540 minutes = 9 hours
    G] 60 hours = 2.5 days
    H] 18 months = 1 1/2 years
    i] 1/2 an hour= 30 minutes
    j] 45 seconds = 3/4 of a minute

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  7. Parmita

    English task 2- windrush comprehension
    1. HMT Empire Windrush
    2. 1276
    3. 492
    4. The British government tried to encourage members of the British empire to come and work in the UK because Britain had a serious shortage of workers.
    5. London
    6. Struggled
    7. It is famous for its colours, exotic dances and vibrant atmosphere.
    8. 1959

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  8. Parmita

    English task 2- windrush comprehension
    1. HMT Empire Windrush
    2. 1276
    3. 492
    4. The British Government encouraged people to come in the UK because they had a low number of men.
    5. London
    6. Struggled
    7. It’s famous for its colours, exotic dances and vibrant atmosphere.
    8. 1959

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