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Homework

Friday 17th January 2020

Homework is due on Wednesday 22nd January 2020

 

Google classrooms: Save our Planet

 

This week we have started our new context for learning ‘Save our Planet’. This weekend you have been assigned two tasks to complete on our Google Classroom. You need to login and go to the classwork section of your page. You need to scroll down to the ‘Save our planet’ section.

 

  1. You need to answer the question ‘What would you like to learn about in our new context?’. You need to share your ideas for literacy, numeracy and creative activities. You need to ensure you press the ‘turn in’ button on the top right hand side of the screen.
  2. You have been assigned a quiz entitled ‘Living a green life’. You need to complete this quiz and answer each question in detail. You need to remember your punctuation and you need to include any relevant detail.

 

If you wish, as an extension homework you can create your own google classroom quiz about sustainability.

 

 

Our educational visit to Welsh Water is on Monday. Please ensure you remember your consent forms if you haven’t yet brought them. Please wear wellies if you have them or appropriate outdoor shoes. You will also need a warm coat as we will be spending of the day outside.

Maths: Mrs Davies – Fractions, percentages and decimals

Miss Davies – Shape

Reading books. 

Spellings

Due to our class mass we unfortunately did not complete our spelling test this week. Therefore please practise these spellings again this weekend.

 

All children this weekend have the same spellings to learn. These spellings are some of the key words for our new context for learning ‘Save our planet’.

 

Renewable

Environment

Sustainable

Energy

Pollution

Solution

Communities

Alternative

Power

Temperature

 

Homework

Friday 10th January 2020

Homework is due on Wednesday 15th January 2020

 

Learning Logs: Compassionate and loving

 

Our new pupil profile virtues for this half term are ‘compassionate and loving’. In class this week we have been discussing what it means to be compassionate and loving. As well as this, we have discussed some examples of how you can show compassion and love in your lives. Following on from this, your homework this weekend is to demonstrate how people can be compassionate and loving in their lives. You need to include specific actions and relevant vocabulary.

 

You have a choice of how you complete this:

 

  • A narrative which includes somebody showing love and compassion to somebody else
  • A poem which demonstrates the values of being compassionate and loving
  • A table which outlines how you have been compassionate and loving in school, at home and in the wider community

 

We are developing our prayer writing skills in Year 6. Next week, you may be asked to say a spontaneous prayer for the intentions of those in the Australian bush fires. You may wish to prepare for this over the weekend. 

 

Maths: Mathletics has been assigned

Reading books. 

Spellings

All children this weekend have the same spellings to learn. These spellings are some of the key words for our new context for learning ‘Save our planet’.

 

Renewable

Environment

Sustainable

Energy

Pollution

Solution

Communities

Alternative

Orangutan 

Temperature

 

Homework

Friday 20th December 2019

Homework is due on Wednesday 8th January 2020

 

Learning Logs: Eco friendly Christmas

 

For your homework over the Christmas holidays we would like you to produce a guide on how to have an eco-friendly Christmas. You can present this in your learning logs, as a google slides or google sites.

 

You may wish to include information about:

Food waste

Gift buying

Recyclable materials

 

You can include suggestions as well as things you have done yourself.

 

Thank you for all of your hard work this term. Enjoy your holidays, be safe and we will see you in the new year!

Maths: Mathletics has been assigned linked to mean, mode and median.

Reading books. 

Spellings

  1. This week due to choir visits we have been unable to complete our spelling test. Therefore on the first week back you will be tested on last week’s spellings.

 

In addition we would like all children to learn the following spellings which are the key words for our ‘Come and see’ topic in January.

 

Scripture

Bible

genre

New Testament

history

wisdom

Gospel

author

patriarchs

Holy Spirit

Homework

Friday 13th December 2019

Homework is due on Wednesday 18th December 2019

 

Learning Logs: Kindness diary

 

This week as part of your preparation for Advent we would like you to create a kindness diary.

 

Our golden rules are:

 

Kind hands

Kind hearts

Kind words

Kind feet

 

For your homework you need to evidence how you use each of these golden rules over the next week. We would like you to create two sections ‘at home’ and ‘at school’.

 

You need to write how you have demonstrated the golden rule and you may wish to include an image/drawing to help explain this further.

 

Maths: Mathletics is set.

Reading books. 

Spellings

Coch/Melyn

Oren

Glas

Pinc

  1. Exciting
  2. Cried
  3. Carried
  4. Buried
  5. Funnily
  6. Migrating
  7. Manageable
  8. Noticing
  9. Replaceable
  10. Heavily

 

  1. Anchor
  2. Mechanical
  3. Chaos
  4. Stomach
  5. Chalet
  6. Chute
  7. Calendar
  8. Chronological
  9. Machine
  10. Shelf
  1. Ask
  2. Mask
  3. Flask
  4. Fast
  5. Past
  6. Blast
  7. Disaster
  8. Pass
  9. Class
  10. Glass
  1. Slipped
  2. Muddy
  3. Breakable
  4. Baked
  5. Landing          

 

Homework - 6.12.19

Your homework this week is to create a Google Sites or a leaflet about the importance of learning Welsh.Please answer the following questions:

Why is learning Welsh important?

What are the benefits of learning Welsh?

How will learning Welsh help you in the future?

Do you enjoy learning Welsh?Explain your answer. 

 

Mathletics has been assigned. 

 

Coch/Melyn

Spelling Book 4, Unit 11

Oren

Spelling Book 4, Unit 7

 

Glas

Nelson spelling book 2, unit 1.

 

Pinc

Spelling Book 2, Unit 19

 

 

 

1.Quite
2.Qualification
3.Quiet
4.Queue
5.Musician
6.Partial
7.Consultation
8.Financial
9.Invasion
10.Patient
1.Embarrassed
2.Parallel
3.Temperature
4.February
5.Financial
6.Literacy
7.Correspond
8.Deodorant
9.Maintenance
10.Hygiene

 

1.Dead
2.Read
3.Head
4.Bread
5.Health
6.Wealth
7.Ready
8.Weather
9.Steady
10.Feather
1.Gladly
2.Priceless
3.Useful
4.Wasteful
5.Movement

 

 

 

Homework

Friday 29th November 2019

Homework is due on Wednesday 4th December 2019

 

Learning Logs: 1980s research

 

Next week we will begin our next context ‘The 1980s’. We will be gathering information about the 1980s and using this to compare life in the 1980s and 1940s. Your homework this weekend is to complete some research on the 1980s before we begin our topic. You can complete this research in your learning logs or by using Google sites/slides.

 

You need to make sure you answer the following questions:

 

What toys and games were popular during the 1980s?

What was fashion like during the 1980s?

What was technology like during the 1980s?

What major events happened in the 1980s? What was the impact of these events?

 

You should complete your research online and cite your sources but you could also ask the adults at home to help you answer the questions.  

 

Maths:

Miss Davies’ Mathletics: Multiplication and division

Mrs Davies’ Mathletics: Data

 

Reading books. 

 

Spellings

Coch/Melyn

Oren

Glas

Pinc

  1.  Practise
  2. Practice
  3. Advise
  4. Advice
  5. Council
  6. Altar
  7. Stationery
  8. Lose
  9. Loose
  10. Stationary
  1.  Separate
  2. Island
  3. Believe
  4. Soldiers
  5. Tongue
  6. Amateur
  7. Cough
  8. Previous
  9. Difficulty
  10. necessary
  1.  immobile
  2. immortal
  3. immoveable
  4. immigrate
  5. improbable
  6. inaudible
  7. inflammable
  8. inconsiderate
  9. insignificant
  10. irrelevant
  1.  Football
  2. Toothbrush
  3. Earring
  4. Database
  5. Keyboard

Homework

Friday 22nd November 2019

Homework is due on Wednesday 27th November 2019

 

Learning Logs: Advent calendar

 

We are preparing to enter the season of Advent and have just begun our new Come and see topic ‘Expectations’. Therefore your homework this weekend is to create an Advent calendar with a daily mission to carry out and help us prepare. You can present and design your calendars in as creative a way as possible. This year Advent begins on Sunday 1st December.

 

Here are some ideas:

 

1st Sunday of Advent.

Today the first candle

on the Advent wreath

is lit. When

do we light

the others?

 

Your mission today:

Bring a smile to at

least five people.

 

Make and deliver a

Christmas card for

an elderly

relative or

neighbour.

 

Jesus helps people to

find peace. Say the

Mission Together

prayer today for

children living

in war zones.

Maths: Mathletics has been set.

Reading books. 

Spellings

Coch/Melyn

Oren

Glas

Pinc

  1. Physics
  2. Phrase
  3. Phoenix
  4. Phantom
  5. Sphynx
  6. Apostrophe
  7. Sphere
  8. Nephew
  9. Saxophone
  10. Photographer

 

1.expensive
2.extensive
3.productive
4.digestive
5.progressive
6.circumference
7.presence
8.confidence
9.evidence
10.disappearance

 1. vein

2. conceive

3. receive

4. sleigh

5. perceive

6. reign

7. veil

8. deceit

9. neighbour

10. weight

  1. Cloudy
  2. Basket
  3. Stormy
  4. It’s
  5. Its

Homework

Friday 15th November 2019

Homework is due on Wednesday 20th November 2019

 

Learning Logs: TASC wheel research (The Blitz)

 

Next week in class you will be working collaboratively to create a presentation about your group’s research area. You need to research the 4 questions your group have decided on and answer these questions fully. You should have written your questions in your homework book or reading record.

 

We will be planning our presentations in class next Tuesday. Therefore wherever possible, could learning log homework please be completed by Tuesday of next week as it will help greatly with your presentations.

 

Maths: Mrs Davies’: Mathletics linked to graphs.

Miss Davies’: Mathletics linked to factors and times tables.

Reading books. 

Spellings

Coch/Melyn

Oren

Glas

Pinc

  1. Anchor
  2. Mechanical
  3. Chaos
  4. Stomach
  5. Chalet
  6. Chute
  7. Calendar
  8. Chronological
  9. Machine
  10. Shelf
  1. bribery
  2. brewery
  3. scenery
  4. bravery
  5. slippery
  6. cookery
  7. machinery
  8. library
  9. factory

February

  1.  niece
  2. tier
  3. brief
  4. cried
  5. conceited
  6. believe
  7. receipt
  8. grief
  9. receive

relief

Direction

Correction

Discussion

Revision

Explosion

Friday 8th November 2019

Homework 

 

Interview someone in your family or community who has a job. 

 

Ask them the following three questions and record their answers:

§How did they arrive at doing the job they are currently working in? 
§What influenced their choices and decisions about the kind of job they have?  
§What particular skills and attributes do they think are important to have in order to do their job?

 

Then ask two more questions of your own choice. 

 

Mathletics has been set linked to your maths learning this week. 

Coch/Melyn

Gwyrdd

Glas

Pinc

  1. Embarrassed
  2. Parallel
  3. Temperature
  4. February
  5. Financial
  6. Literacy
  7. Correspond
  8. Deodorant
  9. Maintenance
  10. Hygiene
  1. mystery
  2. immediate
  3. breakfast
  4. children
  5. obedient
  6. temperature
  7. happening
  8. excellent
  9. jewellery
  10. business
  1. shameless
  2. carrying
  3. tuning
  4. prettier
  5. useful
  6. using
  7. useless
  8. careful
  9. caring
  10. careless
  1. Divisible
  2. Possible
  3. Respectable
  4. Questionable
  5. Believable

Friday 25th October

Homework is due on Wednesday 6th November

Learning Logs. After half term it will be ‘Open your eyes week’ in year 5, where different companies and people will come in to the classroom to speak about their jobs. Therefore over half term, your homework is to create a CV.

 

Your homework over half term is to produce a CV for your future Job.

 

What do you want to be when you grow up?

What do you need to be able to do for your future career?

What skills will you need?

What experience will you need?

How can you present your CV creatively?

 

Mathletics

Miss Davies' class - subtraction and place-value.

Mrs Davies' class - conversions. 

 

All children have the same half term spellings. We would like you to learn the spellings of our St Philip Evans pupil profile virtues. 

 

Eloquent

Truthful 

Faith-filled

Hopeful

Loving

Compassionate

Attentive

Discerning

Active

Curious

Grateful

Generous

Learned 

Wise

 

Homework - 18.10.19

Your homework this week is to generate a range of open ended,relevant questions to ask on our educational visits to Brecon Museum next week. You may wish to write them in a notebook and bring this to the museum so that you can record the answers. You will be learning about evacuation, looking at a range of different artefacts and finding out more about rationing. 

You can also dress as an evacuee if you wish,although this is not compulsory. 

Mathletics homework has been set and spelling words for Friday's test are the words shared last week,below. 

Homework -10/10/19

Research the following questions about evacuees and life in World War 2 in order to gather information for our non-chronological report next week. You may wish to complete this in your learning logs, or you may wish to complete the homework using Google Classrooms.

Where were children evacuated from and where did children go?

How did evacuees travel? (Explain the journey, the role of the teacher and what happened when they arrived at their new destinations)

Life for evacuees (school life, home life, the billeting process)

How was evacuation a life-changing event? (Find quotes from interviews or recordings from people who experienced evacuation)

 

Coch/Melyn

Gwyrdd

Glas

Pinc

  1. Separate
  2. Island
  3. Believe
  4. Soldiers
  5. Tongue
  6. Amateur
  7. Cough
  8. Previous
  9. Difficulty
  10. necessary
  1. immobile
  2. immortal
  3. immoveable
  4. immigrate
  5. improbable
  6. inaudible
  7. inflammable
  8. inconsiderate
  9. insignificant
  10. irrelevant
  1. Electrician
  2. Dietician
  3. beautician
  4. Confusion
  5. Explosion
  6. Transfusion
  7. Possession
  8. Discussion
  9. Reduction
  10. decoration

1. friendly

2. cartoonist

3. Quietly

4. peaceful

5. wonderful  

 

Mathletics tasks have been set linked to this week’s learning.

 

Homework

Friday 4th October

Homework is due on Wednesday 9th October 2019

 

Learning Logs: What is your dream for the world?

 

Following on from our PHSE lesson this week about injustice and inequality, your homework this weekend is to create a learning log entitled ‘My dream for the world’.

 

You can present this work in a story, poem, information guide, circle map or by using Google slides/sites.

 

Here are some questions to think about:

 

What issues are present in the world today?

What is injustice and inequality?

Where does injustice and inequality take place?

How can we help?

What changes would you like to make?

 

 

Maths: Mathletics is set linked to times table facts.

Reading books and active learn.

Spellings

Coch/Melyn

Rule: unstressed vowels

Oren

Rule: add suffix -tion, -cian

Glas

Rule: add suffix - ing

Pinc

Rule: add suffix -tion and -ious

  1. expensive
  2. extensive
  3. productive
  4. digestive
  5. progressive
  6. circumference
  7. presence
  8. confidence
  9. evidence
  10. disappearance

 

1. vein

2. conceive

3. receive

4. sleigh

5. perceive

6. reign

7. veil

8. deceit

9. neighbour

10. weight

 

  1. peace
  2. piece
  3. bored
  4. board
  5. plane
  6. plain
  7. grate
  8. great
  9. hole
  10. whole
  1. tough
  2. through
  3. cough
  4. fought
  5. enough

 

Homework

Friday 27th September 2019

Homework is due on Wednesday 2nd Octeober 2019

 

Learning Logs: Evacuee Profile

 Your homework is to use Google Classrooms to create a profile about an evacuee. You could use Google Slides, Google Docs, or a programme of your choice. 

 

Success criteria: 

 

What is the name of your evacuee?

Describe their family.

Describe their train journey

Describe their experience of the billeting hall. 

Describe their hostfamily. 

 

 

Maths: Your Maths homework this weekend is linked to area and perimeter. 

Reading books. Remember to use Active Learn to read also. 

Spellings

Coch/Melyn

1.bribery
2.brewery 
3.scenery
4.bravery
5.slippery
6.cookery
7.machinery
8.library
9.factory
10.February
1.niece
2.tier
3.brief
4.cried
5.conceited
6.believe
7.receipt
8.grief
9.receive
10.relief

 

1.fight
2.bright
3.light
4.weight
5.sight
6.know
7.dough
8.tough
9.rough
10.borough

 

1.world
2.washed
3.words
4.reward
5.wasp

Oren

 

Glas

 

Pinc

ework

  •  

    Homework

    Friday 20th September 2019

    Homework is due on Wednesday 25th September 2019

     

    Learning logs: Your homework this weekend is to answer some research questions about heart rate. Next week, we will be completing a science investigation into the variables that affect heart rate and this research will be used to make your predictions. It is therefore important that you research the following questions in detail: 

     

    What variables affect heart rate?

     

    Why does heart rate increase after exercise?

     

    What is the function of the heart? 

     

    We will be completing our predictions in class on Tuesday. Therefore, wherever possible we would appreciate if homework could be completed by Tuesday of next week. 

     

    Extra homework: Complete a poster to advertise the rugby world cup. Be as creative as possible. This can be completed on paper or using ICT!

     

    Maths: Mathletics is set linked to addition and subtraction. 

    Reading books. 

    Spellings

    Coch/Melyn

     

    Oren

     

    Glas

     

    Pinc

     

    1.
    1.childish
    2.troublesome
    3.vandalism
    4.likewise
    5.likeness
    6.instruct
    7.instructed
    8.instructing
    9.hopefully
    10.hopeless
    1
    1.shameless
    2.carrying
    3.tuning
    4.prettier
    5.useful
    6.using
    7.useless
    8.careful
    9.caring
    10.careless
    1.giraffe
    2.gentle
    3.general
    4.gallop
    5.gobble
    6.genius
    7.gym
    8.goose
    9.gardener
    10. goldfish 1.
    1.comb
    2.kite
    3.clock
    4.milk
    5.snake
  •  

    Homework

    Friday 13th September 2019

    Homework is due on Wednesday 18th September 2019

     

    Learning Logs: Immersion day preparation 

     

    In order to prepare for our World War II Immersion day next week we would like you to try and make a costume. 

     

    Our immersion day will take place next Thursday (19th September) we encourage you to dress up as an evacuee. Please do not go out and purchase any costumes. We would like you to be as innovative as you can and use items you already have or make parts of your costume. 

     

    You could make a:

     

    Identity card

    Luggage label

    Ration book 

     

    Maths: Mathletics is set linked to place value.  

    Reading books. 

    Spellings

    Coch/Melyn

    Rule: unstressed vowels

    Oren

    Rule: add suffix -tion, -cian

    Glas

    Rule: add suffix - ing

    Pinc

    Rule: add suffix -tion and -ious

    1.aquarium
    2.auditorium
    3.supersonic
    4.aeroplane
    5.microphone
    6.telegraph
    7.binoculars
    8.binary
    9.bilingual
    10.octagon
    1.subtraction
    2.desperate
    3.separate
    4.hospital
    5.forgotten
    6.adventure
    7.employer
    8.astronaut
    9.microscope
    10.elephant
    1.accident
    2.chance
    3.concert
    4.practice
    5.certificate
    6.circle
    7.cymbals
    8.exempt
    9.decide
    10.cereal
    1.dove
    2.government
    3.discover
    4.dive
    5.grave

Homework

Friday 6th September 2019

Homework is due on Wednesday 11th September 2019

 

Learning Logs: Roald Dahl research 

 

In order to prepare for Dahlicious day next week we would like you to carry out some research on the life of Roald Dahl. 

 

Success criteria: 

 

Where was Roald Dahl born?

What did Roald Dahl do during his early life?

What inspired Roald Dahl?

How did Roald Dahl become an author?

What are Roald Dahls' biggest successes?

When did Roald Dahl die?

 

Maths: Your Maths homework this weekend is to practise your times tables using Mathletics. 

Reading books. 

Spellings

Coch/Melyn

Rule: unstressed vowels

Oren

Rule: add suffix -tion, -cian

Glas

Rule: add suffix - ing

Pinc

Rule: add suffix -tion and -ious

  1. mystery
  2. immediate
  3. breakfast
  4. children
  5. obedient
  6. temperature
  7. happening
  8. excellent
  9. jewellery
  10. business

 

  1. beautician
  2. technician
  3. optician
  4. electrician
  5. magician
  6. education
  7. repetition
  8. pollution
  9. foundation
  10. competition

 

  1. bending
  2. hitting
  3. chopping
  4. slipping
  5. ride
  6. riding
  7. slope
  8. sloping
  9. write
  10. writing

 

  1. invitation
  2. operation
  3. celebration
  4. curious
  5. mysterious

 

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