6N Homework Diary

May

Tuesday 24th May - Literacy - complete your leaflet advertising and persuading people to vist Camp Green Lake for their holiday - remember to include features of persuasion: slogan, quotes, exaggeration, rich description, rhetorical question, etc. (You may produce it using a computer)  Due in Thursday

Monday 23rd May - Spellings - Learn the ten spellings that you copied down today, for a test on Friday.  Additionally, write a sentence for each of your ten words neatly in your homework book.  At least five sentences should include a connective from this list (different connective each time and you may not use and, but, because, then!) and at least five should include an adverb  sentences due in Thursday

Friday 20th May - RE - Research and produce a fact file or information leaflet featuring three Hindu gods and/or goddesses.  Include illustrations.  You may use ICT but NO copying and pasting text!  Due in Monday 

Friday 13th May - Literacy - In literacy and PSCHE today, we discussed your four years at Busbridge and your hopes and fears as you are about to start a new stage of your school life.  Your task is to write a piece of up to 150 words focussing on one or more of the following areas: your memories of school (not including any names of people and places); your hopes and fears for the future - in relation to changing schools, the world or the rest of your life; your expectations and doubts; looking forward from your experiences of the last 4 years; and the contribution you can make to the world, society, your friends and families.  Due in Monday

Friday 6th May - Maths - Maths revision exercises (Mr Nunn's group) - Due in Monday

Wednesday 4th May - Maths - problem solving activity sheets (Mr Nunn's group) - Due in Friday

Tuesday 3rd May- Literacy- past paper SATS question (20 minutes short writing task)

A mystery story starts with these words:

Ali stood silently at the door. With a slow creaking sound, it opened. Taking a deep breath, Ali walked inside...

Your task is to continue the beginning of the mystery story by describing what it was like through the door- Due in Friday

Wednesday 6 April - Maths - Revision Activity sheets to keep your maths from going rusty over the holidays! Due in first day of return to school after Easter holidays 

Tuesday 5 April - Literacy - (Homework Holiday for those who have not received a warning or card since 14 March) Write a paragraph describing your house using sophisticated connectives, adjectives, adverbs, a simile and personification. Due in Thursday 

Monday 4 April -  Spellings - Learn the ten spellings that you copied down today, for a test on Friday.  Additionally, write a sentence for each of your ten words neatly in your homework book.  At least five sentences should include a connective from this list (different connective each time and you may not use and, but, because, then!) and at least five should include an adverb  sentences due in Thursday

Thursday 31 March - Literacy Grammar activity sheets  Due in Monday 

Wednesday 30 March - Maths - Problem solving activity sheet Due in Friday 

Tuesday 29 March No homework (Mr Nunn  is in a good mood!)

Monday 28 March - Topic - Complete the planning you started in class today, to enable you to write a non-chronological report on the Rossetta Stone, on Thursday Bring in on Wednesday

Friday 25 March - Science - Produce a poster illustrating  5 or so items around the home that use electricity and stating the type of power source their electricity comes from (eg mains, battery, solar, wind up, etc).  Ensure you include a variety of power sources.  Your poster may be drawn or produced using ICT Due in Monday

Thursday 24 March - Literacy - Tomorrow in literacy you will be writing your newspaper article about the air strikes that have been happening in Libya aimed at creating a no-fly zone over the country. Ensure that you have fully planned for this piece of work in your planning book.  Please make sure it is structured as we discussed in class (opening para, background and details, quotes from the press conference, next steps).  Also try to watch tonght's news so we can discussed how events have progressed since we looked at the story on Monday  Big Write tomorrow -make sure you bring back your planning book!

Wednesday 23 March - Maths - (Mr Nunn's group) Proportion and fractions activity sheet Due in Friday 

Tuesday 22 March - Topic - During the course of the next week, we will be writing a non-chronological report about the Rosetta Stone (on 7th April we will see it in the British Museum!)  Your homework is to research this topic: what is the Rosetta Stone? why is it so significant?  where was it found? when? by whom? who broke its code? what does it tell us?  You may either word process or write out your research - we will then compile it into a n-c report in class.  Due in Friday

Monday 21 March - Spellings - Learn the ten spellings that you copied down today, for a test on Friday.  Additionally, write a sentence for each of your ten words neatly in your homework book.  At least five sentences should include a connective from this list (different connective each time and you may not use and, but, because, then!) and at least five should include an adverb  sentences due in Thursday   

Friday 18 March - Literacy - Imagine you have been invited to a party that doesn't end until 10 o'clock and is being held 5 miles away.  Unfortunately, your parent is not convinced that you should go!  Write a paragraph in a persuasive manner to encourage your parent to allow you to go (and transport you to and from!) the party.  Due in Monday

Thursday 17 March - Literacy - Complete the story we have been writing during the past fortnight, in your literacy book Bring in book tomorrow!

Wednesday 16 March - Maths - Fractions and percentage problem solving activity sheets Due in Friday

Tuesday 15 March - Literacy - Spend half an hour writing or editing the story you are currently writing in literacy.  Please bring in your literacy book tommorrow!

Monday 14 March - Spellings and complete Topic Egytian Gods classwork - Complete your "Ancient Egyptian Gods and Goddesses" fact sheet.  Information can be found at http://www.ancientegypt.co.uk/gods/explore/main.html. Learn the ten spellings that you copied down today, for a test on Friday.  Additionally, write a sentence for each of your ten words neatly in your homework book.  At least five sentences should include a connective from this list (different connective each time and you may not use and, but, because, then!) and at least five should include an adverb  sentences due in Thursday   

Friday 11 March - Topic - Complete your Ancient Egyptian glossary (see last Friday's homework) Due in Monday

Thursday 10 March - Literacy (those on a homework holiday, earnt through excellent behaviour during the past month, need not complete this homework!). Adverb activity sheet Due in Monday

Wednesday 9 March - Maths - Reflection and times tables activity sheet Due in Friday

Tuesday 8 March - Literacy - Spend 40 minutes continuing to plan your story that we started this morning using the planning sheet and picture that you brought home with you.  Bring in tomorrow for literacy 

Monday 7 March - Spellings - Learn the ten spellings that you copied down today, for a test on Friday.  Additionally, write a sentence for each of your ten words neatly in your homework book.  At least seven sentences should include a connective from this list (different connective each time and you may not use and, but, because, then!) -  sentences due in Thursday  

Friday 4 March - Topic- Using the internet or reference books, complete ten definitions on your Ancient Egyptian glossary - you should write your definitions very neatly!  Next Friday's homework will be to complete this sheet, so if you want to skip homework next weekend, complete all definitions this weekend!  Completed sheet due in Monday 14th March

Thursday 3 March - RE - This Monday saw the start of Fairtrade Fortnight and in RE, yesterday, we discussed the ways in which Christians have promoted this issue for more than 20 years. Your homework tonight is to produce an information sheet or leaflet on fairtrade.  You explain how fairtrade works and the advantages for producers in the developing world.  No copying and pasting! Due in Monday

Wednesday 2 March - Maths (Mr Nunn's group) - 'Angles' activity sheet - due in Friday 

Tuesday 1 March - Literacy - This week we are looking at explanation texts.  In our lesson today you decided on an explanation that you would be writing about tomorrow (Wednesday).  Your homework tonight is to research (using books and/or internet) and plan your explanation.  Remember, an explanation text explains how something happened or how something works, and is not a set of instructions!  The title should start "How................"   Please bring notes in with you tomorrow

February

 Monday 28 February - Spellings - Learn the ten spellings that you copied down today, for a test on Friday.  Additionally, write a sentence for each of your ten words neatly in your homework book.  At least seven sentences should include a connective from this list (different connective each time and you may not use and, but, because, then!) -  sentences due in Thursday  

Monday 7th - Friday 11th February  Mock SATs week, so no homework kids!

Monday 7 February -Mr Nunn's birthday No homework to celebrate! 

Friday 4 February - Topic - Those children who have earned a homework holiday in 6N need not complete this homework. Research and create a fact sheet / information leaflet about Ancient Egyptian death masks.  You may word process your work but please do not copy and paste (we do look out for this and anyone caught will have to do it again!).  Due in Monday

Thursday 3 February - Science - Set up the "A lot of rot" investigation as outlined in the sheet handed out this afternoon.  Continue to observe the grass/leaves for three (not two) weeks, record your observations each week, and hand the completed sheet in on Monday 28 February (after half term).  Extra housepoints will be available for those who record additional observations, such as digital photos.  Shpould you have any queries about this investigation, please talk to me or email me! Due in 28 February

Wednesday 2 February - Maths - Subtraction activity sheet. Due in Friday 

Tuesday 1 February - Literacy - Design a CD cover for your pop star or rock band's latest album. Due in Thursday

January  

Monday 31 January - Spellings - Learn the ten spellings that you copied down today, for a test on Friday.  Additionally, write a sentence for each of your ten words neatly in your homework book.  At least seven sentences should include a connective from this list (different connective each time and you may not use and, but, because, then!) -  sentences due in Thursday  

Friday 28 January - Topic - In Topic we have watched some film clips about Howard Carter and the tomb of Tutankhamen.  Imagine that Howard Carter has just discovered Tutankhamen. Write a biography/factsheet of Howard Carter OR a newspaper article detailing his monumentous discovery OR Howard Carter's diary when he has discovered Tutankhamen. Due in Monday

Thursday 27 January - Science - In science today we looked at helpful micro-organisms.  Using your research and the Micbrobe Zoo website, create a "Friendly Micro-oragnism" fact sheet.  Which do you think are the most useful?  Why do you think this? What do they do? - Due in Monday

Wednesday 26 January - Maths - Quick problem solving activity sheet. Due in Friday 

Tuesday 25 January - Spellings - Learn the ten spellings that you copied down today, for a test on Friday.  Additionally, write a sentence for each of your ten words neatly in your homework book.  At least seven sentences should include a connective from this list (different connective each time and you may not use and, but, because, then!) -  sentences due in Thursday  

Monday 25 January - Literacy - This week in literacy we are coninuing to revise non-chronological reports (NCR).  Tomorrow you will be planning a NCR on one aspect of Keeping Healthy, and on Wednesday you will be writing your report.  Your homework tonight is to research the aspect of Keeping Healthy you will be writing about.  Ideas include: exercise, healthy eating, bad habbits for health (smoking, alcohol, drugs, etc) and how the heart works (your report should be on just one of these areas!). Please bring in notes tomorrow

Friday 21 January - Literacy/Topic - Ensure your non chronological report and topic work are completetd and presented to a high standard.  Due in Monday

Thursday 20 Janaury - Science - Today we looked briefly at the work of Edward Jenner (smallpox vaccine) and Louis Pasteur (pasteurisation).  Using what you have learnt, and from research on the internet or books, write a short information leaflet about both men.  A paragraph for each will suffice.  Your work may be word processed but do not copy and paste from the internetDue in Monday

Wednesday 19 January - Maths - Problem solving activity sheet. Due in Friday

Tuesday 18 January - Spellings - Learn the ten spellings that you copied down today, for a test on Friday.  Additionally, write a sentence for each of your ten words neatly in your homework book.  At least seven sentences should include a connective from this list (different connective each time and you may not use and, but, because, then!) -  sentences due in Thursday 

Monday 17 January - Literacy - This week in literacy we are revising non-chronological reports (NCR).  Tomorrow you will be planning a NCR on one aspect of Ancient Egypt, and on Wednesday you will be writing your report.  Your homework tonight is to research the aspect of Ancient Egypt you will be writing about.  Ideas include: Ancient Egyptian gods, beliefs in the afterlife, Tutankhamun, embalming and mummies, clothes and jewellery, farming,the importance of the River Nile, where did Ancient Egyptians live? and pyramids (your report should be on just one of these areas!). If possible, please bring notes in Tuesday

Friday 14 January- Topic- Produce a poster advertising a holiday to Egypt. What could you see ? Do? (no computer artwork!) Due in Monday 

Thursday 13 January- RE - In RE this term we are looking at the way in which people of a Christian faith have had, and are having, a beneficial imapct on our society.  Your homework tonight is to research a Christian-based charity and produce a fact sheet about it. You may wish to include the following information: Who the charity helps, the aims of the charity, how it helps, which countries it operates in, when it was established, and by whom, details of annual income per annum, etc.  Your work may be word processed but do not copy and paste!  Due in Monday 

Wednesday 12 January - Maths - Four operations activity sheet - due in Friday

Tuesday 11 January- Literacy - This week we are learning how to write formal letters.  You are hoping to go to Rodwater Comprehensive School next year.  The headteacher, Miss Strict, has asked all potential pupils to write her a formal letter telling her about themselves, highlighting their achievements in and outside of  Busbridge Junior School during the past 3 or 4 years, and outlining their reasons for wanting to attend Rodwater School. Your homework tonight is to write such a letter. Remember to use the features of formal letters that we have discussed in class and structure it into three distinct paragraphs covering the information requested by Miss Strict.  Letters may be hand written or word processed.  Due in Thursday

Monday 10 January - Learn the ten spellings that you copied down today, for a test on Friday.  Additionally, write a sentence for each of your ten words neatly in your homework book.  At least seven sentences should include a connective from this list (different connective each time and you may not use and, but, because, then!) -  sentences due in Thursday 

Friday 7 January - Literacy - Complete the adjectives activity sheet given to you in class - due in Monday

Thursday 6 January - Science - Today we conducted an experiment looking at how the distance of an object from a light source affected the size of its shadow.  Homework tonight is to draw a line graph of your results on the square paper provided.  One axis should show the distance of the object from the light source and the other should show the size of the shadow.  Graphs should cover as much of the paper as possible (think about your scales) and axes should be labelled.  Ensure it is TIDY AND NEAT!  Due in Monday

Wednesday 5 January - Maths - Ensure you are totally familiar with your times tables and weight, distance and volume equivalents (eg 1000ml = 1 litre, 10mm = 1cm, etc.) Test on Friday

December

Thursday 16 December - Homework Holiday for those who have not received a warning, yellow or red card since 10 November! 

Wednesday 15 December - Maths - Fractions activity sheet - due in Friday 

Monday 13 and Tuesday 14 December - No homework as we're performing our assembly!

Thursday 9 and Friday 10 December - RE - Plan and create a report on how Christmas is celebrated in other parts of the world.  Compare the differences between the way we celebrate Christmas and the way in which other countries celebrate it.  Due in Monday

Wednesday 8 December - Maths - Fractions activity sheet - due in Friday

Tuesday 7 December - No homework!

Monday 6 December - Spellings - Learn the ten spellings that you copied down today, for a test on Friday.  Additionally, write a sentence for each of your ten words in your homework book.  At least seven sentences should include a connective from this list (different connective each time and you may not use and, but, because, then!) - test and sentences due in Friday  

Wednesday 1 December - Maths - Count the number of snowflakes in your garden.....ha ha, only joking.  Have a great day in the snow kids!

 November

Tuesday 30 November - Literacy - Complete and present the final version of your WW2 Christmas poem either neatly written or word processed. Due in Thursday

Monday 29 November - Literacy - Write a first draft of a poem about Christmas during the Second World War.  We discussed this extensively, and started planning, in literacy this morning. Remeber to include similes, metaphors, alliteration and personification.  The article we looked at this morning about memories of Christmas during WW2 can be found hereBring in tomorrow

Friday 26 November - Topic. Write a thank you letter to RHS Wisley, explain what you enjoyed and what you learnt, include pictures. Your letter be word processed. Due in Monday 

Thursday 25 November - Topic - Complete and colour the 'Dig for Victory' allotment plan that you started during today's visit to Wisley Gardens. Due in Monday

Wednesday 24 November - Maths - Complete the activity on area, perimeter and division. Due in Friday

Tuesday 23 November - Science -  This week we have been looking at the factors that influence the amount of light refected by an object.  Your task is to find five different materials at home that reflect light well.  Three should rely on reflective qualities to do their job. Write a sentence  about how important reflection is to the job that each item is designed to do (and maybe draw a picture of each item). Work may be word processed. - Due in Thursday

Monday 22 November - Spellings - Learn the ten spellings that you copied down today, for a test on Friday.  Additionally, write a sentence for each of your ten words in your homework book.  At least seven sentences should include a connective from this list (different connective each time and you may not use and, but, because, then!) - test and sentences due in Friday  

Friday 19 November - No homework today, we're evacuees! 

Thursday 18 November - Topic - On Monday we looked at the effects of flooding in Tewksbury in 2007.  Write a newspaper article about the flooding, dated somewhere around 22 July 2007 (can may use the computer!).  If you do not have sufficient notes, further details can be found hereDue in Monday

Wednesday 17 November- Maths (Mr Nunn's group only) - Ensure you know the relationship between measuring units (eg 1cm = 10mm) - you can revise this using the sheet given to you this morning.  Complete unit and measuring activity sheets handed out in today's lesson - due in Friday 

Tuesday 16 November - Literacy-  Create a play script of an every day morning scene at school. The scene needs to start from lining up outside and finish with us going to assembly!  Limit your characters to around five (don't include everyone being registered one by one!).  Play scripts should include the features that we have been looking at this week (for example, cast list, stage directions, colons after the name of character about to talk, etc.)  Due in Thursday

Monday 15 November - Spellings - Learn the ten spellings that you copied down today, for a test on Friday.  Additionally, write a sentence for each of your ten words in your homework book.  At least five sentences should include a connective from this list (different connective each time!) - test and sentences due in Friday  

Friday 12 November - Topic - 1. Complete your paragraph about being in an Andersen shelter that we started in class this afternoon. 2. Research and/or think about the difference between Christmas today and Christmas during WW2.  Write some bullet points or notes so we can discuss this in class next week Due in Monday

Thursday 11 November - Literacy (Those children who have earned a homework holiday have no homework today!) Read the extract from 'The Machine Gunners' and answer the questions, using sentences, on the lined paper provided.  Due in Monday

Wednesday 10 November - Maths - ( Mr Nunn's group only) Complete the 'Card Average' activity sheet and reverse revision questions  Due in Friday

Tuesday 9 November - Literacy - Later this week, we will be writing our autobiographies in class!  As you probably won't remember much from the first 3 or 4 years of your life, your homework is to interview a person who was around (parent, older brother/sister, aunt, etc) and take notes.  The kind of questions you may want to ask are : where was I born? how long was the labour? what did I look like as a baby? what was I like as a baby?  how old was I when I first started walking / talking? what was I like as a toddler? how did my appearance change? are there any funny stories about me at this point of my life? did I go to nursery? how much did I enjoy it? what were my favourite toys? Make up some more quesions of your own!  Don't forget to get a couple of quotes and ask about feelings. Please note you need only write about aspects of your life you feel comfortable writing about. Your autobiography will be marked looking at the features of biography writing you have used, not the content.  Bring your notes in on Thursday (at the latest) for use in that morning's lesson.

Monday 8 November - Spellings - Learn the ten spellings that you copied down today, for a test on Friday.  Additionally, write a sentence for each of your ten words in your homework book.  At least five sentences should include a connective from this list (different connective each time!) - test and sentences due in Friday  

Friday 5 November - Literacy - Write a biography about a person of your choice including all the necessary features (quotes, feelings, adverbs and chronological order) Due in Monday

Thursday 4 November - Art - For the remainder of the term we will be looking at Pablo Picasso.  Find out ten facts about Picasso and word process or write them up neatly. Due in Monday

Wednesday 3 November - Maths (Mr Nunn's group only) - Familiarise yourself with the properties of all quadrilaterals and triangles using the sheet you have been given.  Complete the questions on the reverse of the sheet but do not hand in until Monday (so you can use it over the weekend to revise 2D shapes!) Test on Monday about triangles and quadrilaterals

Tuesday 2 November- Spellings - Learn the ten spellings that you copied down today, for a test on Friday.  Additionally, write a sentence for each of your ten words in your homework book.  At least five sentences should include a connective from this list (different connective each time!) - test and sentences due in Friday  

October

Friday 22 October - Games -  In your group of 3 to 5, create a game that develops a specific tennis skill.  Consider how it could be made harder and easier, and whether a points system can be added to it.  You should hand in a written description of your game, with diagrams, on Wednesday.  Your team will then introduce the game to the class on Friday.

Thursday 21 October - Science - Design a safety poster for educational purposes, warning people of the dangers of fire. Due in Tuesday 2 November

Wednesday 20 October - Maths - (Mr Nunn's group only) ensure you are confident with all the timestable up to 10x

Tuesday 19 October - Topic - Write a letter to the staff and volunteers at Dapdune Wharf to thank them for their help and support during our trip on Friday. Highlight what you most enjoyed and what you learnt.  You may decorate or include a picture in your letter.  Due in Thursday 

Monday 18 October- Spellings - Learn the ten spellings that you copied down today, for a test on Friday.  Additionally, write a sentence for each of your ten words in your homework book.  At least five sentences should include a connective from this list (different connective each time!) - test and sentences due in Friday

Thursday 14/ Friday 15 - No homework 

Wednesday 13 October - Maths - (Mr Nunn's group only) ensure you are familiar the names and properties of the various types of triangles and quadrilateral (sheet to assist you will be distributed when photocopier is working!) 

Tuesday 12 October - Literacy - Complete preparation for your flashback narrative - To be written up in class tomorrow 

Monday 11 October- Spellings - Learn the ten spellings that you copied down today, for a test on Friday.  Additionally, write a sentence for each of your ten words in your homework book.  At least five sentences should include a connective from this list (different connective each time!) - test and sentences due in Friday  

Friday  8 October - Topic - Due in Monday You are a city dwelling child during WW2, and were evcuated to the countryside less than a week ago.  Write the first letter home to your family telling them what has happened since you waved them goodbye and how you are feeling about it all.  Head the letter with a fictitious address in the country.  This website may help you if you need to know more about evacuees. Subjects you could write about include:the jouney, being chosen by host family, comparison of town to countryside - seen anything new? where I'm staying, who I'm staying with - friendly, children, pets, with my friend? foo, new school, new interests/hobbies, jobs/tasks, freind I've already made, missing you, how are the rest of the family?

Thursday 7 October - No science homework tonight! 

Wednesday 6 October- Maths (Mr Nunn's group only) - Ensure you are confident with the 8 times table (as well as the others you have already learnt) for a test next week.  Complete activity sheet handed out in today's lesson - due in Friday 

Tuesday 5 October - Literacy - Imagine you are a child during World War 2 and are about to be evacuated.   What concerns and fears do you have?  How are you feeling about moving away from your family and home? What do you want to take with you?  Write a paragraph of a diary expressing your innermost thoughts. Children on a homework holiday are exempt from homework this evening  Due in Thursday

Monday 4 October- Spellings - Learn the ten spellings that you copied down today, for a test on Friday.  Additionally, write a sentence for each of your ten words in your homework book.  At least five sentences should include a connective from this list (different connective each time!) - test and sentences due in Friday 

Friday 1 October - Topic WW2 - Find out what 'the phoney war' was from either the internet or from books.  Write a short paragraph about it to put in your topic book and be ready to talk about what you know in class.  Due in Monday 

 September

Thursday 30 September - Science - Conduct the saturation experiment that we discussed in class toda, and complete sheet to outline the method and your results Due in Monday

Wednesday 29 September - Maths (Mr Nunn's group only) - Ensure you are confident with the 7 times table (as well as the 2, 3, 4 , 5, 6 and 10!) for a test next week.  Complete sequences activity sheet handed out in today's lesson - due in Friday 

Tuesday 28 September - Literacy - In literacy today you planned a review of your favourite book.  Your homework tonight is to prepare a short presentation (around one minute) to the class promoting this book.  You should not write a script out in full for your presentation but instead work from a number of bullet points which you can write on small cards.  You may also use a Powerpoint (please don't read from the Powerpoint!) or make a poster to accompany your presentation (although this is not compulsory!)  Presentations on Thursday and Friday

Monday 27 September - Spellings - Learn the ten spellings that you copied down today, for a test on Friday.  Additionally, write a sentence for each of your ten words in your homework book.  At least five sentences should include a connective from this list (different connective each time!) - test and sentences due in Friday 

Friday 24 September - Topic - If your 'Events leading upto the outbreak of WW2' sheet is incomplete or needs editing, please complete during the weekend.  Due in Monday

Thursday 23 September - Science - Conduct the experiment we discussed in class today and briefly write up your results.  The experiment is to find out whether the temperature of water makes a difference to the rate at which sugar dissolves.  Remember that there should be only one variable (that is, the temperature of the water) and that other factors should remain constant (eg amount of sugar and water used each time, rate of stirring, etc.) - the sheet you completed in class will assist you.  Due in Monday

Wednesday 22 September - Maths (Mr Nunn's group only) - Ensure you are confident with the 6 times table (as well as the 2, 3, 4 , 5 and 10!) for a test next week.  Complete rounding activity sheet handed out in today's lesson - due in Friday

Tuesday 21 September - Literacy - In literacy this week we are looking at surreal, surprising and amusing poems. Write a limerick about yourself (eg There was a teacher called Mr Nunn, Who was so incrediby fun......) Due in Thursday 

Monday 20th September - Spellings - Learn the ten spellings that you copied down today, for a test on Friday.  Additionally, write a sentence for each of your ten words in your homework book.  At least five sentences should include a connective from this list (different connective each time!) - test and sentences due in Friday

Friday 17 September - Topic/Literacy - imagine you are living in London and you have just heard the air raid siren go off.  You don't have enough time to get to an air raid shelter before the bombs start to fall, so you hide under the dining room table.  Write a paragraph (around six sentences) to describe how you feel and what you see, hear, smell, touch, and taste.  Try to use features such as similes and personification to describe your feelings.  Please handwrite this on a piece of unlined paper using a line guide. Due in Monday

Thursday 16 September - Science - In science today you conducted an experiment to find out the time it would take for different types of sugar to dissolve in water.  Draw a bar chart on the squared paper given to you, to represent your results.  Then write a short conclusion for your experiment (try to explain why one sugar dissolved quicxker than another) - Due in Monday 

Wednesday 15 September - Maths (Mr Nunn's group only) - Ensure you are confident with 3 and 4 times tables for test next week.  Complete activity sheet handed out in today's lesson - due in Friday

Tuesday 14th September - Topic - In history this week, we have been looking at the events during the 1930's leading up to WW2.  Using the notes you made during the lesson, and any other research you may wish to undertake, either: 1. write a newspaper report about the Great Depression, focussing on the Jarrow Crusade or 2. Imagine you

Monday 13th September - Spellings - Learn the ten spellings that you copied down today, for a test on Friday.  Additionally, write a sentence for each of your ten words in your homework book.  At least five sentences should include a connective from this list (different connective each time!) - test and sentences due in Friday

are a man on the Jarrow Crusade and write a diary entry about your experiences (explain why you are marching, how you feel about not having a job, your reaction to the outcome of the march, etc.). Due in Friday

Friday 10th September - Science - 'Dissolving' activity sheet (handed out today) - due in Monday

Wednesday 8th September - Numeracy (Mr Nunn's group) - ensure you are totally confident of your 2, 5 and 10 times tables for a test next week (you will be expected to answer questions pretty quickly!)

Monday 6th September - cover and decorate your homework book - completed by Friday 10th