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w.c. 26.10.20

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




We are now starting a four week fractions unit. For this week, please watch the video (by following the attached vimeo video link) and then complete the fluency questions attached. Answers also attached.

Lesson 1 - equivalent fractions:



Lesson 2 - Simplifying Fractions:


Vimeo link:

Lesson 3 - Improper fractions to mixed numbers:


Vimeo link:

Lesson 4 - Mixed numbers to improper fractions:


Vimeo link:

Lesson 5 - Fractions on a number line:


Vimeo link:



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-




Read chapters 5-8.

Complete the comprehension questions and mark them using the answers.




Character description of Alice- Look at the Twinkl Character description through dialogue document. What do we know about Alice? How do her speech and actions help us to understand her?


Look through our chapters so far- make a list of:

Quotes from Alice                              

What this tells us


Write some adjectives to describe Alice- write some quotes to demonstrate each quality e.g.

Short tempered- ‘Is that all?’ said Alice, swallowing down her anger as well as she could’


Write the beginning of Chapter 5 demonstrating the personality of Alice. Continue from:


The Caterpillar and Alice looked at each other for some time in silence: at last the Caterpillar took the hookah out of its mouth, and addressed her in a languid, sleepy voice.


Success criteria:

  • Include hints to at least 5 of Alice’s qualities
  • Accurate use of direct speech
  • Accurate verb tenses- demonstrate the use of the present and past progressive tense
  • Accurate punctuation
  • Accurate spelling- choose 5 words from statutory spelling list in back of purple books



Science - electricity:


Static electricity:


What are the components in an electrical circuit?

RE - St Francis of Assisi