Y6 Learning This Week

 Week commencing 20 / 09 /21 


If you are isolating at home this week, here are some activities you can have a go at.  These will cover the same objectives as those children who are still at school. 

  1. English 

  1. Maths  

  1. Spellings 

  1. Topic 


1. English 

Lesson 1: Introduction to Myths 

Today you will be looking at two different myths. Read them through and have a think about what their purpose is. If there are any unfamiliar words, look them up.  

Dictionary: Cambridge Dictionary | English Dictionary, Translations & Thesaurus  


Lesson 2:  Vocabulary used in Myths  

Today you will be looking specifically at vocabulary used in myths and comparing and contrasting two different ones. Work your way through the slides.  


Lesson 3: Myth toolkit  

Today you will be thinking about what goes into a myth. You’ll be thinking about what features it has and why we include them.  


Lesson 4: Myth boxing up 

We will be boxing up one of our myths today. Work through the slides and think about what different parts make up the myth and what we include in each part.  


Lesson 5: Reading 

Lesson 1 input link: To engage with the text and main character (thenational.academy)  

Lesson 2 input link: To consider the author's use of language and further understand the main character (thenational.academy)  


2. Maths

Lesson 1: Compare and order numbers 

Input link: Aut6.1.5 - Compare and order any numbers on Vimeo 


Lesson 2: Compare and order numbers 

Input link: Aut6.1.5 - Compare and order any numbers on Vimeo  


Lesson 3:  Negative numbers 

Input link: Aut6.2.3 - Negative numbers (in context) on Vimeo  


Lesson 4: Negative numbers 

Input link: Aut6.2.4 - Negative numbers on Vimeo  


Lesson 5: Addition and subtraction 

Input link: Aut6.3.1 - Add whole numbers with more than 4 digits (column method) on Vimeo  


3. Spellings

Words: Nicest, sensible, cycling, observant, persuading, creation, aggressive, amateur, ancient and apparent  

Lesson 1:  Look up each word in a dictionary. Write out its definition and use it in a sentence. If you need an online dictionary, use this website https://dictionary.cambridge.org/  

Lesson 2:  Use the method of look, cover, write, check to practise your spellings. Underline any parts of the word that you are finding tricky. 

Lesson 3: Yesterday, you should have underlined any parts of your spelling rules that you found tricky. Practise writing them again but this time write the tricky part in a different colour. 

Lesson 4:  Create a word search of your words. See if a family member can find all of them. 


Lesson 5: Get a family member to test you on your spellings. How many did you get right? Which ones will you need to keep working at?  



Lesson 1 and 2 – These lessons will introduce you to the three different ancient civilisations that we will be looking at this half term. After each of the introductory videos, use the map to show where they were located and use the grid to jot down important facts about those civilisations. For each one, there is a video to look at as well as an informational website. 

Ancient Greece  

Video: Ancient Greece for Kids | Learn all Ancient Greek history with this fun overview - YouTube  

Information: Who were the ancient Greeks? - BBC Bitesize  


Shang Dynasty  

Video: Introducing the Shang Dynasty | History - Lost Lands - YouTube  

Information: The Shang Dynasty 1600-1046BC - BBC Bitesize  




Video: Introducing the Maya civilisation | History - Lost Lands - YouTube  

Information: An introduction to the ancient Maya - BBC Bitesize  


Science – Fossils 

Today you will be looking at how fossils are formed. Work your way through the slides, watch the video and then create an interesting way to show how fossils are formed.  

Video: How are dinosaur fossils formed? | Natural History Museum (nhm.ac.uk)  


RE – Judaism 

Today you will be introduced to Judaism. You will look at what it means to be Jewish, their key beliefs and how they show their devotion to God. Work your way through the slides and answer the questions at the end. If you want more information, follow the link below. 

Video: What Is Judaism? - BBC Bitesize  


PSHE – Community  

Today you will be thinking about what a community is and why they are important. Work your way through the input video, completing the tasks as you go. 

Input link: Community Care (thenational.academy)  


Computing – Rainforest coding 

Mr Mitchell would like you to carry on with your Rainforest Coding game. You can find the game by following the link below. The login details are also below. Once you are on, you need to find your class, select your name and then follow the instructions. 

Website: http://www.rainforestcoding.co.uk/rtcr/  

Username: wintonprimary  

Password: robots21