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Hobletts Manor Junior School

Hobletts Manor Junior School

Learning and Achieving Together

Turquoise

Welcome to Year 6 and  Team Turquoise

Your new teachers are Mrs Vipond & Mrs Boulder

Your new teaching assistants are Mrs Sides & Mrs Pullen

 

A warm welcome back to everyone after what was hopefully a restful, enjoyable half term break.

 

This week in maths we have been learning about proportion and linking this to everyday-life recipe problems which needs to be either scaled up or down. In English we explored the language used in persuasive adverts and letters and designed some adverts of our own. In science this week we began our new topic on Electricity and researched some interesting facts.

Next week in maths we will be learning about ratio and use bar models to help us solve problems. In English we will be writing our own persuasive letters, linked to the adverts created this week.

 

Congratulations to our weekly certificate winners:

Maths superstar: Stefan & Imani

Writing champion: Brooke

Curriculum star: Scarlett & Connor

Home learning: Sean & Amir

Friendly leaves:

Ask me why?: William & Josh

 

Home Learning

Science: Research different types of torches and what they are used for. Find out how a torch works. Can you label the parts of the torch?

 

 

Spellings: 

Key Spellings:
 
Personal list

Spelling Pattern

advice

advise

practice

practise

device

devise

licence

license

prophecy

prophesy

 

 

Times Tables: Continue to practice all times tables facts.

Reading: Part of your home learning task is to read five times per week and complete your reading record to reflect this. To complete the reading challenge, you must read seven times per week and complete your reading record.

History

Your optional home learning this term is to research World War II.

You might like to think about:

  • Why WWII started
  • When the war started and finished
  • Which countries were involved
  • Important events which happened during the war
  • Who the main leaders were
  • How people protected themselves
  • How it affected the British people

You can present your research in any way you choose, for example a powerpoint, a poster, a report etc.

https://www.ducksters.com/history/world_war_ii/

http://www.primaryhomeworkhelp.co.uk/Britain.html

https://www.dkfindout.com/uk/history/world-war-ii/

 

PE Days:

PE Days for Team Turquoise is Mondays and Wednesdays.  Please make sure you have your PE kit in school on those days.

 

 

Family Mathematics Challenge

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