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Week 7 - 22.2.21

Send a DAILY email to your teacher letting them know what you have been learning and sending in your work! You can contact your teacher by emailing this address: y6teachers@hodgehill.createpartnership.org.uk

Remember to state your name and the class you’re in!

 

Monday 22nd February

Lesson 1

9.00-9.45

PE: Joe Wicks workout

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YvrtftiOOVw

Lesson 2

9.45-10.30

Grammar: To explore expanded noun phrases

In this lesson, we will explore the purpose and rules of using expanded noun phrases and practise writing them, using a range of ambitious vocabulary.

https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/to-explore-expanded-noun-phrases-ccwk8d

Write a few expanded noun phrases to describe this image:

Break

10.30-11.00

Lesson 3

11.00-11.45

Maths: Long division (2)

https://vimeo.com/463003643

Worksheet available

Lesson 4

11.45-12.30

Reading:  Watch Sir David Attenborough’s video on ‘The Marine Iguana’ and answer the following comprehension questions.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UDAutlF_aRY

1) Why is it surprising that the marine iguanas live on this island?

2) Why do the cormorants bring seaweed ashore?

3) Pause at 48 seconds. Pick a word to explain how you think first the cormorant and then the marine

iguana feel at this moment.

Explain your two choices.

4) Sir David Attenborough says, “Both of these species have evolved here.”

Explain what the word ‘evolved’ means.

5) Find and copy a phrase which tells you that the cormorant and marine iguana don’t always get

along.

6) What is unusual about where the marine iguana gets its food?

7) Find and copy a phrase which shows that the marine iguana is dependent on the seaweed for

survival.

8) Sir David Attenborough says, “The seaweed, on which he totally relies, only grows in abundance

here…” Can you think of a synonym and antonym for the word ‘abundance’?

9) What is the name of the ocean current which brings the nutrients that enable the seaweed to

grow?

10) How long can the marine iguana spend underwater?

11) Can you explain what would happen to the marine iguana if it was to spend too long in the water?

12) Sir David Attenborough says, “Any longer than that and his muscles will seize up.” Can you explain

what the phrase ‘seize up’ means?

13) Which class of animal is unable to handle cold temperatures well?

14) Complete the table to show whether each statement is true or false.

15) Order the following events from 1 – 5. One has been done for you.

 A marine iguana attempts to steal some seaweed. _

 A marine iguana stands on a cliff edge. 3

 A marine iguana searches for food in the sea. _

 A marine iguana is shown diving into the sea. _

 A cormorant brings seaweed ashore to build a nest. _

16) Did you enjoy this clip? Explain your answer fully referencing what you have seen in the clip.

17) Summarise the events of this clip in a single sentence.

Lunch

12.30-1.30

Lesson 5

1.30-2.30

History:  History: To understand why coal and iron were so important for the Industrial Revolution.

 

Much of the machinery and buildings needed by the industrial revolution (trains, railway bridges, steam engines) were built out of iron. A new process for producing strong, cheap iron was perfected by a man called Abraham Darby during the 1700s, called the blast furnace. Steam engines and blast furnaces also needed a huge amount of coal, so coal mining became a very important industry.

 

Study an animated diagram: http://www.bbc.co.uk/history/interactive/animations/blast_furnace/index_embed.shtml  of a blast furnace to understand how it worked, and why it needed both coal, and rotary motion (provided by water or a steam engine).

 

Why was coal needed during the industrial revolution? How was coal mined?

 

A lot of factory conditions were not suitable for young children. Use the following links to research into what life was actually like working in an early factory, particularly the high levels of heat, noise and danger.

 

https://www.ducksters.com/history/us_1800s/working_conditions_industrial_revolution.php

https://celestetmoc.weebly.com/industrial-revolution-childhoods.html

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/clips/zsdw2hv

 

Independent task: Write the pros and cons of working in a factory as a child.

Then, write a diary account of life as a child working in a factory. See the example provided to help you.

 

We would love to read some of your diary accounts. Please share them with us!

Assembly

https://youtu.be/rvMWBn_zBNQ 

Story Time

 

Tuesday 23rd February

Lesson 1

9.00-9.45

PE: Joe Wicks workout

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y2AkYD10d7Q

Lesson 2

9.45-10.30

Grammar: To explore conjunctions

In this lesson, children will explore joining or coordinating conjunctions used in compound sentences. They will identify the two main clauses, the verbs and the coordinating conjunctions in compound sentences. They will look at the difference between 'but' 'and' and 'or' and discover when it is appropriate to use each one. Finally, they will write some compound sentences using coordinating conjunctions.

https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/to-explore-conjunctions-c4wkee

Write a setting description for the image below. Remember to use all the writing skills you’ve been revising! Email this to your teacher when you’re done!

Break

10.30-11.00

Lesson 3

11.00-11.45

Maths: Long division (3)

https://vimeo.com/463003911

Worksheet available

Lesson 4

11.45-12.30

Reading: Watch Sir David Attenborough’s video on ‘Arctic Wolf hunts’ and answer the following comprehension questions.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UQKC5pZ0FG8

1) What adjective is used to describe the wolves at the start of this clip?

2) Which animal is revealed to be the focus of unwanted attention from the wolves?

3) Pause at 16 seconds. Choose one word to describe the hares at this moment. Explain your answer.

4) Why have the Arctic Hares gathered together in large groups?

5) Pause at 48 seconds. How do you think the wolf is feeling at this moment? Explain your answer

fully.

6) Sir David Attenborough says, “Even if they do catch one, its not much of a meal.” What does this

mean?

7) Sir David Attenborough says, “Sometimes you just have to admit defeat.” What do you understand

the phrase ‘admit defeat’ to mean?

8) How does the music chosen in this clip affect the mood? Why do you think this choice of music was

made?

9) How does this clip make you feel sorry for the Arctic Wolf? Explain your answer fully.

10) Has this clip made you want to watch the rest of this episode of A Perfect Planet? Why?

11) Summarise this clip in a paragraph, then in a single sentence, then with one word.

Lunch

12.30-1.30

Lesson 5

1.30-2.30

History: LO:  To describe the impact of the Industrial Revolution on Birmingham

Today, we want you to think about how the Industrial revolution impacted Birmingham in particular. Use these pictures to help you understand..

St Martin's in the Bull Ring                                            A 1950s view. There's little change in appearance

A view from 1811

 

Independent task: Use Worksheet 1 provided to help you understand Birmingham at the time. Compare and contrast-

Then and now (use worksheet 2 to help you by using the sentence stems provided).

  • Wealth
  • Living conditions
  • Buildings
  • Travel
  • Lifestyle

Assembly

 

Story Time

 

Wednesday 24th February

Lesson 1

9.00-9.45

PE: Joe Wicks workout

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Oghd99FTX4c

Lesson 2

9.45-10.30

Grammar: To explore punctuating speech first

In this lesson we will explore punctuating speech first and speech second sentences, which we will use when we come to write the ending of the story.

https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/to-explore-punctuating-speech-first-c9j30c

Break

10.30-11.00

Lesson 3

11.00-11.45

Maths: Long division (4)

https://vimeo.com/464216730

Worksheet available

Lesson 4

11.45-12.30

Reading: Watch Sir David Attenborough’s video on ‘A message from Sir David Attenborough’ and answer the following comprehension questions.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oQnDVqGIv4s

1) Why is Sir David Attenborough speaking to you from his home?

2) How do you think Sir David Attenborough feels about the challenges of the last year?

3) Find and copy a word which shows that the last few months have been very difficult for many

people.

4) Sir David Attenborough says, “When we work together, there is no limit to what we can

accomplish.” Which definition most closely fits the word ‘accomplish’?

a) Cope with something very difficult.

b) Look after babies and those in need.

c) Achieve or successfully complete something.

d) Eat a large amount of something.

5) Find and copy a phrase which shows that we must do something about environmental change as

soon as possible.

6) In which city will the 2021 UN Climate Change Conference be held?

7) Find and copy a phrase which shows that Sir David Attenborough believes the climate change

conference is a very important event.

8) List three groups that Sir David Attenborough hopes 2021 could be a year of positive change for.

9) What does Sir David Attenborough hope you consider when making a New Year’s resolution?

10) What does Sir David Attenborough mean when he says, “So here’s to a brighter year ahead.”?

11) Why do you think the last 15 seconds of the video clip show images from the natural world without

anything else being said by Sir David Attenborough?

12) Complete the following table to show whether each statement is true or false.

13) Could you summarise the key message conveyed by Sir David Attenborough in this clip in a single

sentence.

Lunch

12.30-1.30

Lesson 5

1.30-2.30

Science: L.O: To understand how much we rely on electricity.

https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/how-much-do-we-rely-on-electricity-cnhkct

In this lesson, we will learn about mains and battery electricity. We will identify and sort appliances based on whether they are electrical or non-electrical and also whether they are powered by mains or battery electricity. We will explore the idea of a world without electricity.

Assembly

 

Story Time

 

Thursday 25th February

Lesson 1

9.00-9.45

PE: Joe Wicks workout

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hozv0a23eKk&list=PLyCLoPd4VxBuS4UeyHMccVAjpWaNbGomt&index=8

Lesson 2

9.45-10.30

Grammar: To revise speech punctuation

In this lesson, we will practise writing speech at the beginning and end of sentences with a focus on accurate punctuation.

https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/to-revise-speech-punctuation-cngp8t

Write a conversation between these two people. Remember to punctuate accurately. Think about continued speech too! Email this to your teacher once you are done!

Break

10.30-11.00

Lesson 3

11.00-11.45

Maths: Recap factors

https://vimeo.com/464220956

Worksheet available

Lesson 4

11.45-12.30

Reading: Watch Sir David Attenborough’s video on ‘Kilauea Volcano Eruption’ and answer the following comprehension questions.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L4qDgsyFw7M

1) How many active volcanoes are there on Earth?

2) What is the name of the world’s most active volcano?

3) Where in the world would you find the world’s most active volcano?

4) Find and copy an appropriate definition for the word ‘magma.’

5) Sir David Attenborough says that the magma, “Bursts out through fractures in the Earth’s crust.”

Which of these is a synonym for the word ‘fractures’?

a) Dentures

b) Ruptures

c) Mixtures

d) Tortures

6) Find and copy a phrase which suggests that it is impossible to stop flowing lava.

7) Pause at 1.22. Why is this a shocking image?

8) Sir David Attenborough lists four things that wouldn’t exist without volcanoes. What are those four

things?

9) Find and copy a phrase which shows that humans are unable to successfully manage volcanoes.

10) Sir David Attenborough says that volcanoes, “Are vital for all living things on planet Earth.” Can you

think of a synonym and antonym for the word ‘vital’?

11) Has this clip made you want to watch the rest of this episode of A Perfect Planet? Why?

12) Summarise this clip in a single word. Explain your choice of word.

Lunch

12.30-1.30

Lesson 5

1.30-2.30

Science: L.O: To revisit the component of a circuit

In this lesson, we will learn how to build an electrical circuit. We will look at all the different components of an electrical circuit and learn the rules for building them. You will need a piece of paper, a pencil and a ruler for this lesson.

https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/what-are-the-different-components-in-an-electrical-circuit-cdk34d

Assembly

 

Story Time

 

For this week's project, have a look at the document below! Create a model volcano and once you're done write up a description about how a volcano erupts! 

 

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