Here are your spellings for the next 7 weeks that will take you right up to Christmas break. Each Friday, we will still have a spelling test. You can use these spellings at home to practise to make sure you get 100% on your test. Spellings are really important this year as they will feature in the SPAG test in May.
Have a look further down our class page to find some ideas that you can use at home to make your spelling practice more fun...
Our RE topic is Common Good. We will talk about the work of the worldwide Christian family.
The Big Question
How can we work together to build a just and fair world?
We have been really lucky this term to have Hi Impact come to our class to give us a session on the green screen. The green screen was used to record a news report on the discovery of the Maya ruins, founded by Frederick Catherwood and John Lloyd Stephens. First, we had to write a news report with our partners then, we had to put our news reports into a cue app so we could read it as we were recording. Using the apps on the iPads, we inserted a picture that would appear behind us on the green screen as we were recording. It was so easy to pick up and we can't wait until school invest in our own green screen.
Take a look at our pictures below. The final video will be here shortly after Gareth, from Hi Impact, has sent it over to us.
Since we started back in September, Year 6 have been out an about as much as they can, enjoying the warm weather while it lasted.
We used the QR codes on the iPads to find numbers to 10 million, write them down and then spell them correctly in words! It was tough but we succeeded!
Outside, we collected numbers, brought them into class and compared them to our partners number, using the more than and less than signs. There was lots of running involved; we were all exhausted by the end of it! We needed a well-deserved rest afterwards!
For our first week back, Mrs Harrop set us a challenge to improve the outdoor environment outside of the classroom to make our outdoor learning more engaging, interesting and a place where we want to go and have fun.
We chose to make wind chimes and dreamcatchers made entirely out of natural resources that could be found in any park. We took inspiration from many ideas on Pinterest before heading to Calderstone's Park to gather everything we needed. Along with many insects, we found a frog! It was a shame we couldn't bring it back with us but it had to stay in its natural habitat.
It was so much fun and extremely messy but we produced some great products, which can now be found in the outdoor classroom and in the garden in school. Why not go and have a look or ask one of us how we made our dreamcatchers and wind chimes.
This year is really important so please try to be organised and show your responsible side when we ask you to do things that will help make this year a lot easier!
Reading homework is given out on a Monday and is due back in on a Thursday. This homework will focus on all the skills you will need in your reading SATs.
Arithmetic homework is given out on a Friday and is due back in on a Monday. This homework will focus on all the number and operation skills needed for the arithmetic SATs.
PE is on a Thursday so please remember your red t-shirt, blue shorts and suitable footwear.
You will be given a day when your home reader is due in; please don't forget to bring it in on this day. If you finish your book, bring it in and Mrs Chadwick will ask you a few questions about the book and she will ask you to complete a book review, which will be displayed in our reading area.
Here are your spellings for the first 6 weeks. Each Friday, we will have a spelling test. You can use these spellings at home to practise to make sure you get 100% on your test. Spellings are really important this year as they will feature in the SPAG test in May.
Here are some ideas that you can use at home to make your spelling practice more fun...
Welcome back Year 6! I hope you have had a lovely relax over the summer and have had lots of fun with your family and friends! I can't wait to hear all about it!
Teacher: Miss Connolly
Learning Support Assistant: Mrs Chadwick