Year 6 – Rowan Class

Remote Learning

Remote Learning Instructions

On this page you will find a daily update (also emailed to you), a weekly plan and links to the resources you will need to support you and your child with their remote education.

Link to the overview for this week

Useful links to help your child learn at home:

Link 1
Link 2
Link 3

Daily email communication

Dear Parents/Carers of Rowan Class,

Please see below the remote learning information for Friday, 5th March.

As you will see, the day is split into live teaching via Zoom and independent tasks. There is also a guided White Rose maths lesson and an Oak Academy spelling lesson. Please click the Zoom link at the specified times to take part in the live teaching. Attached to this email are any supporting resources your child might like to use.

Area of Learning 

How this will be taught 

Tasks you can complete 

English

9.00am

Your child is invited to take part in our live teaching of this session. Please follow the below Zoom link to join us at 9.00am: 

 

This session is expected to last around 20-30 minutes. Your child can then complete the independent tasks.

L.O.: To choose language to engage and excite the reader  

Your child will write a diary entry in the role of Maia as she travels down the Amazon with Miss Minton.

Please see the PowerPoint presentation: Journey to the river sea – Chapter 2 – 5.3.21.

Maths

10.30am

Your child can work through a White Rose Maths Lesson (Area of a Triangle [3]) at this link:

https://vimeo.com/507906973

This session is expected to last up to 20 minutes. Independent tasks form part of the teaching video – just press pause.

You child could start this lesson at 10.30am. 

L.O.: To find the area of any triangle 

The children will then complete a series of questions on the attached sheet (Imperial measures)

There are also some additional reasoning and problem-solving questions (L.O.: To find the area of any triangle – Reasoning and Problem Solving).

Extra challenges: children could have a go at Sets B and C of the Area of a Triangle section on page 107 of the CGP Maths for Key Stage 2 Year 6 Textbook.

Reading

11.30am

Your child is invited to take part in our live teaching of this session. Please follow the below Zoom link to join us at 9.00am:

 

This session is expected to last around 20-30 minutes. Your child can then complete the independent tasks. 

L.O.: To make a prediction based upon detail given and implied 

We shall start reading chapter 3 of Journey to the River Sea together and the children will then predict what will happen in Manaus.

Please see Journey to the river sea – Chapters 2-3 – Reading – 5.3.21 PowerPoint presentation.

Art

1.30pm

Please see the attached PowerPoint presentation. There is no live Zoom for this lesson.

 

L.O.: To connect colours and music together

Children could read/watch Sky Color by Peter H. Reynolds: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ehfb86HoEzA

Next, read through the Explore section of the PowerPoint presentation

(L.O.: To connect colours and music – 5.3.21) – in the purple box. Then, have a go at creating a piece of artwork. Look at the Create section of the PowerPoint (in the blue box).

Spelling

Your child can work through some activities the KS2 English: Grammar, Punctuation & Spelling Book.  L.O.: To practise spelling words with prefixes 

Prefixes – ‘trans’, ‘bi’, ‘tri’ and ‘semi’ and Prefixes –‘aero’, ‘micro’, ‘tele’, ‘photo’ and ‘circum.’  These activities are on pages 68 and 70 of the KS2 English: Grammar, Punctuation & Spelling Book. 

Many thanks.

Best wishes,

Mrs Hoadley