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w.c. 2.11.20

See below the attached home learning for Year 6 – please submit the tasks you have completed to your portfolio on Class Dojo.


This week, we are continuing to learn about fractions. Please watch the video link and then complete the fluency sheet.




Our new class novel, which we started before half term, is Alice's Adventures in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll.


Online copy of the book-

Audible copy ready by Scarlett Johansson-


Writing focus

Setting description of the Mad Hatter’s tea party.

Re-read the beginning of Chapter 7 and write down any descriptive vocabulary or phrases used by the author to describe the scene.

Try to remember your drawing of the tea party. Today you are going to write a description of it.

Success criteria 

•           Accurate punctuation

•           : and ; used accurately

•           Parenthesis- a pair of dashes or a pair of commas

•           Noun phrases

•           Fronted adverbials

•           Write in the style of Lewis Caroll

•           Include some of this week’s spelling words





Read chapters 8-9

Complete the comprehension questions and mark them using the answers.


Science- electricity

Watch the video clip

Can you put the electrical symbols/words in the correct order so that an electrical current can pass through and set the alarm off?


Create your own alarm electrical circuit and neatly draw a diagram in your book using the correct scientific symbols.


Watch the video clips of the ordination of a priest. Can you describe what is happening and make links to scripture, hymns and prayers? Can you make any links with the other sacraments?

Ordination - Laying on of Hands (1).avi

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Ordination - Prayer and Litany (1).avi

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Ordination - Receiving Vestments (2).avi

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