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Friday 3rd July

This week, your mathsEnglish and topic learning continues. Please find the overviews and resources below. These are replicated on Google Classroom, where you will also find a few assignments and quizzes to be submitted. 


Click here to go to Google Classroom


Click here for more information about how to register for Google Classroom.

End of Year 6 Arrangements

Year 6 English 29th June – 3rd July

These are your reading, spelling and grammar tasks for this week.

The tasks in purple are to be completed and returned via Google Classroom. Your teacher will then mark and feedback to you.

The blue underlined text is a hyperlink that will take you to another website. (On a PC/Laptop, ‘left-click’ on the underlined text and it will take you to the website. On a tablet, you just need to tap on the underlined link.)

Everything else in black, you can complete on paper or word process.

Weekly Reading Tasks

Weekly Spelling Tasks

Spelling Frame OR …

Monday: Read the extract from The Lost World text by yourself. Do you think other people will believe that expedition party saw dinosaurs? Why or why not?

Monday: Complete an alphabetical list of cities from around the world. Where possible, include capital cities.


What do the words unwieldy, gambols and glade mean in The Lost World text?

Whose perspective is the story told from? (who is telling the story?)



Tuesday: Practise spelling these words: advise, advice, devise and device.

Remember for both pairs of words, the two ending in –ise are verbs and the two ending in –ice are nouns.


You devise a plan, but to do so, you might use a device. Similarly, if you advise a friend, you are giving them a piece of advice.


Complete questions 1-9 at the bottom of The Lost World text.

If you are looking for an extra challenge, complete questions 10-12 too.  The answers are at the bottom of the page.

Wednesday: Look at and practise the rest of the words from Rule 48- Homophones and other words that are often confused

Can you make up your own ways of remembering the difference between the spellings of each pair of words?

Thursday: Visit this Ducksters webpage and choose a continent to research. Find 5 or more facts that interest you and write them in your own words. If you are able, share these with your teacher on Google Classroom.


Google Classroom – Spot the correct spelling quiz. Be the teacher!


Read anything you like for 20 minutes or more! It could be your book, a recipe book, a comic or an article on Newsround.

Friday: Create a homophone quiz for someone in your household. Write a sentence and ask them to work out which homophone fits in the sentence. E.g.

Did you hear/here that sound?

Weekly Grammar Tasks

Optional Writing Tasks


Looking again to The Lost World text , can you find:

5 adjectives

4 adverbs

3 hyphenated words

2 modal verbs

1 example of alliteration

If you need reminding of what any of these are click HERE and for help with hyphens click HERE.

Monday : Visit the Literacy Shed to watch the amazing video about Pandora (scroll down the page to locate the video)

Choose from the following writing tasks:

Write an information sheet or leaflet about Pandora or one of the creatures that live there, OR

Write a narrative (story) set on the planet including some description.


No set grammar task.

Tuesday: Re read your information sheet/leaflet or narrative. Edit for punctuation, and then upload your writing to Google Classroom


Google Classroom – punctuation quiz

Wednesday: Free-writing based on Pandora.


No set grammar task.

Thursday:  Edit your writing following feedback from your teacher


No set grammar task.

Friday: Upload your edited version, or your free-writing – if you are extra proud.


 Year 6 Maths 29th June – 3rd July

Weekly Arithmetic Tasks

Weekly Problem Solving Tasks



  1. 325 x 4 =


  1. 617 x 3 =


  1. 2,122 x 6=


  1. 7 x 3,124 =

Monday: Understand percentages


1. Watch the video


2. Work through Monday’s lesson and answer the questions.


3. Complete the ‘Monday extra challenges’




  1. 4,328 x 5 =


  1. 2 x 9,896 =


  1. 5,028 x 8 =


  1. 9 x 1,547 =

Tuesday: Percentages as fractions and decimals


1. Watch the video


2. Work through Tuesday’s maths lesson and answer the questions.


3. Complete the ‘Tuesday extra challenges’



  1. 2,650 x 7 =


  1.  8,453 x 4 =


  1.  8 x 3,229 =


  1.  4,884 x 5 =

Wednesday: Adding decimals with the same number of decimal places


1. Watch the video


2. Work through Wednesday’s maths lesson and answer the questions.


3. Complete the ‘Wednesday extra challenges’


GOOGLE CLASSROOM QUIZ- 4 operations quiz to complete- Remember to use jottings and a written method to solve the answers!



  1. 3,546 x 1 =


  1.  9 x 8,271 =


  1.  623 x 62 =


  1.  37 x 1,645 =



Thursday: Adding decimals with a different number of decimal places


1. Watch the video


2. Work through Thursday’s maths lesson and answer the questions.


3. Complete the ‘Thursday extra challenges’


Friday: Visit TT ROCKSTARS, log in and compete to improve your time and total.

FridayVisit CENTURY and complete 2 maths nuggets.


Rivers Project


Search for the webpage:Rivers BBC Bitesize’ or click here.

Learn about rivers and then try the quiz at the bottom of the webpage.

Draw and label your own river system.  Use this example to help you. 

(Look up the meaning of any unfamiliar terms.)

Google Classroom and Website Home Learning

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For those children that are shielding at home.

English update from Mrs Grinyer

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Miss Paton's Cat

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Mr Chappell nailing the toilet roll challenge!

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Outlined above are some ideas for how to fill your days at home. There are quite a few resources, links and ideas, so pace yourself! The main things are to keep your well-being high, so take this opportunity to look after yourself and others. We are reachable via the school email or twitter @NewMiltonJunior so keep in touch with what you're up to. We will update this page every day and publish any answers, so your parents/carers can check your responses with you. 


Go well, Year 6.