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13th January 2021 Wednesday

English: Writing - Zoom input at 9:30am

Let us start by reading some more the our text, 'Holes'

You can also watch the next part of the film:


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From yesterday, you should have created a table of rules to follow at Camp Green Lake for your survival guide. This may look like the table below:

Add any ideas from today's part of the story to your table.

We now need to organise these rules into sections, so that rules on a similar theme are linked under subheadings.

Task 1: Generate a title and subheading for your guides. 

  • Alliteration e.g. “Daily Digging”,
  • Repetition e.g. “Dig, dig and dig some more”
  • A play on words e.g. “Safety Rules!”

Task 2: Put rules on a similar theme under each subheading. Your plan may look something like this:



Spelling lists for Group One and Two for Tuesday 4th January - Friday 15th January 2021 can be found on the class page under Spelling.

Unit 7 The Sh sound spelt si or ssi

Task: Please complete the Team Teach activity as shown on page 35. Ask a family member to test you on your spellings. This is a practice for the real test on Friday.


Maths - Zoom input at 11:00am

Place Value! What better way of reminding ourselves with this than with a song?


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Today we will be recapping a year 5 skill. We will be looking at decimals with 2 decimal places.


  1. What is a decimal?
  2. What is a decimal place?
  3. What is the place value of the first digit after the decimal point?
  4. What is the place value of the second digit after the decimal point?


  1. We can use decimals to represent values less than one (instead of fractions)
  2. Values after the decimal point. E.g. 2.3 has one decimal place, 2.34 has two decimals places.
  3. Tenth
  4. Hundredth

Click on this link to learn more: Decimals and Decimal Places


A few questions for you to try:

You can watch this video to support you with your maths today. This will be especially useful if you are unable to attend the live input.


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Task: Complete the activity below. Try to complete as many questions as you can. 

Now you have finished, you can check your answers and mark your own work using the answer sheet below.

Google Classroom

Mathematics: coordinates recap quiz.

Go to the Year Six Google Classroom. Here, you can find a quiz on coordinates that you all need to complete by 3:15pm on Friday. This will enable us to have a good understanding for how everyone has got on with the work we have looked at for coordinates.

If you are unable to complete the quiz by Friday, please let us know. We will be chasing up pupils that do not complete this work!

You can find it at on our Google Classroom - link below.

Google Classroom: Year Six



Our topic is Crime and Punishment.

  • What do you already know about the topic?
  • What do you want to find out?

Today you will be thinking about these two questions and presenting your findings. Remember to present your work creatively and add illustrations to your ideas.

Task: Split your paper (A3 or A4) into 2 halves: Give one side the title What do I already know? And the other side What do I want to find out? Under the first side, write facts – use your work from last week to help. Under the second side, write questions that you would like to find out about throughout the topic.

See the examples below: