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This Week's Learning:

All tasks for the week have been posted to help you prepare in advance. 

Friday 3rd July:

Multiplication - Day 5

Warm up: Multiplication and inverse warm up. To solve some division problems you can use your times table facts. 

Main task: The word problems task dated for Friday 3rd July. 

 

Thursday 2nd July:

Multiplication - Day 4

Warm up:11, 12 and 13 times table warm up. Try to answer all the questions in less than 90 seconds. 

Main task: The decimal Multiplication task dated for Thursday 2nd July. This guide may help you remember our method, that we used in class. 

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/guides/zpn87p3/revision/3

 

Wednesday 1st July:

Multiplication - Day 3

Warm up: 7, 8 and 9 times table warm up. Try to answer all the questions in less than 90 seconds. 

Main task: 4 digit by 2 digit multiplication (page 8 of the task book)

 

Tuesday 30th June:

Multiplication - Day 2

Warm up: 2, 4 and 8 times table warm up. Try to answer all the questions in less than 90 seconds. 

Main task: Multiplying 3 digit by 2 digit multiplication activity (Page 6 of the task book). This guide may help:

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/guides/zvvg87h/revision/1

 

Monday 29th June:

Multiplication - Day 1

Warm up: Complete the times table warm up sheet dated for Monday 29th June. Try to solve them quickly without having to count through in order. 

Main task: Complete the multiplying 2 digit by 2 digit questions from the task book. There are example methods in the task book to remind you how to set out longer multiplication problems. 

Previous Week's Learning:

Friday 26th June:

Subtraction - Day 5

Word problems. Can you solve a selection of word problems involving addition and subtraction? Use my Power Point to practice then try to solve the problems on the 2nd Power Point. 

 

Thursday 25th June:

Subtraction - Day 4

Can you use the inverse to find a missing number? So on a simple level:

8 - ? = 5 so how can we rearrange the question to put the ? at the end? 

8 (as its the largest number) - 5 = ? So the answer would be 3. 

So use this idea to help you solve your problems today. 

 

Wednesday 24th June:

Subtraction - Day 3

Money. Furthering your work on decimals today you will subtract using money. Do not forget to check your own work with the inverse operation and complete and addition to see if you were correct. If they do not match - check your working out. You will find the Power point for today's lesson below.

 

Tuesday 23rd June:

Subtraction - Day 2

Decimals. Today could be trickier you have decimal values to line up. What happens if the bottom number has more decimal places than the top number? How can you make them the same length but not make the number any larger?

Have a go at today's questions. Let me know how you get on. 

 

Monday 22nd June:

Subtraction - Day 1

What can you recall about subtracting numbers? 

Use the place value skills that you have practised last week to help you with this work. 

Previous Week's Learning:

Thursday 18th June:

Addition - Day 4

Continuing on the theme of money and decimals to day you will add some more. This time included is some rounding activities. How well can you remember how to round numbers? If you are not sure read this first:

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/topics/zh8dmp3/articles/zpx2qty

 

Wednesday 17th June:

Addition - Day 3

Today you will continue to recap your addition skills. Today you will be using money to develop your use of decimals further. Email me with what you do so i can check over it for you.

You can always go on Prodigy to continue to develop your other skills. 

 

Tuesday 16th June:

Addition - Day 2

Today you will continue to recap your addition skills, whilst trying to reinforce your place value using decimal places. Email me with what you do so i can check over it for you.

 

Monday 15th June:

Addition - Day 1

As part of getting ready for secondary school I plan on reviewing the basics over the next few weeks. This work is identical to the work that those who have returned to school will be completing. There's lots to do. So get busy!!

Previous Week's Learning:

Friday 12th June:

Prodigy

Line graph assessment. Today there are 20 questions on Prodigy set to see how good you are at understanding data. Complete them all and let me see your success rate. Yesterday the average score was 85%. Many people were in the 90%'s but some did drop down to 75/77%. Be careful. 

 

Thursday 11th June:

Prodigy

Today I have set you an assessment on line graphs and pie charts. How well can you do? Some people are smashing Prodigy already this week - well done Maisie and Sam. 

If you are unsure about pie charts remember these things:

  • A full circle is 360 degrees. 
  • So if the data for 10 people are is on the chart 360 divided by 10 is 36 - so 1 person is a 36 degree slice, of pie. 
  • Larger sections = more people made that selection.
  • Slices of pie can be equal to fractions. 

Use this if you want to practice first: https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/guides/zrg4jxs/revision/5

 

Wednesday 10th June:

What you need to be able to do is understand what you have drawn. What does it mean when a graph goes up, down or stays the same? You might need to know this to help you with today's activity. Look for the worksheet below. 

 

Tuesday 9th June:

You did well yesterday. Today you need to be able to make you own line graphs. Remember SALT. 

S - Scale - what are we measuring and how much are we counting in?

A - Axes - which direction measures which part of your data?

L - Labels - a graph means nothing unless you explain what scales mean. 

T - Title - What is the graph about? We need to know in order to understand. 

Have a go at the activity below for the 9th June. Use the powerpoint to refresh your memory if you are unsure. 

 

Monday 8th June:

Today's work is on line graphs and how to read the data that they show us. Use:

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/guides/zrg4jxs/revision/1 to help you review the skills needed. It does say KS3, but the information is good and clear and in 12 weeks you will be KS3 so think of it as good practice. The work below is KS2 so have a good go at it. 

Previous Week's Learning:

Friday 5th June:

Prodigy

On yesterday's assessment the average score was 85% How do you work out and average (mean)? Well if you had scores such as:

100      85      66    82     52

What you do is add them all up. You would get 385. You then divide by how many scores were used. In this case its 5 so 385 divided by 5 = 77. The average score is 77. So yes some of you did score higher than the average. Can you make a higher average today?

 

Thursday 4th June:

Prodigy

On Prodigy there will be focus questions about percentages. Get on there and complete as many questions as you can. Looking at the leaderboard we could with some more names up there. 

Good Luck

 

Wednesday 3rd June:

Well done yesterday, for those of you whose work I saw. Today you need to order fractions, decimals and percentages. It would help if you could convert them into the same type. So: 

If you were given 1/10, 45%, 0.87 ans 3/5 change them all to % for example. Then they would be: 10%, 45% 87% 60% Now you can easily put thm into order. 

Introduction:

https://vimeo.com/420691109

Questions and Answers:

See the files just below in this section for Wednesday 3rd. Please only look at the answers once completed. 

 

Tuesday 2nd June:

Well done yesterday, for those of you whose work I saw. Today you need to find matching fractions, decimals and percentages. 

So: 1/2 = 0.5 = 50%

Introduction:

https://vimeo.com/420690973

Questions and Answers:

See the files just below in this section for Tuesday 2nd June. Please only look at the answers once completed. 

 

Monday 1st June

Today's work is around changing fractions to percentages. Remember percentages (%) are out of 100. So if you can make the denominator out of 100 and adjust the numerator in the same way to make it fair.Then you have a percentage. For example:

3/5 (3 over 5) = 5 x 20 = to make it out of 100. To make it fair 3 x 20 is 60 = 60/100 (60 over 100). Therefore 3/5 (3 over 5) is the same as 60%

Introduction:

https://vimeo.com/420690848

Questions and Answers:

See the files just below in this section for Monday 1st June. Please only look at the answers once completed. 

Previous Week's Learning:

Friday 22nd May: Prodigy

The average score yesterday for the assessment was 97% with most people scoring 100%. Well done guys! I have added another set of questions today - based on multiplication and the place value of decimals. I hope you do as well as you did yesterday! I'll be watching. 

 

Thursday 21st May: Prodigy

I have set some assessments on the skills that you have developed this week around place value and multiplication/division. Let me see how well you can score. I will let you know tomorrow what the scores are looking like so make sure that you get on and get some questions done. 

 

Wednesday 20th May: Dividing decimals by whole numbers (integers)

Remember we have done this in class. You can use a bus stop method and just keep the decimal in the same place. Then just divide as normal. With 1 digit it is easier than the longer division that we were doing that had 2 digitis to divide by.  

Introduction:

https://vimeo.com/418156950

Questions and Answers:

See the files just below in this section for Wednesday 20th May. Please only look at the answers once completed

 

Tuesday 19th May: Multiplying decimals by whole numbers (integers)

Introduction:

https://vimeo.com/418156804

Questions and Answers:

See the files just below in this section for Tuesday 19th May. Please only look at the answers once completed. 

 

Monday 18th May: Place value understanding - multiply and divide by 10, 100 and 100

Introduction:

https://vimeo.com/418156588

Questions and Answers:

See the files just below in this section for Monday 18th May. Please only look at the answers once completed. 

Previous Week's Learning:

 

Friday 15th May:

Continue the work on fractions using Prodigy - I can see from yesterday some people completed 30 questions and others only 3. The average score so far is 82% correct with nobody below 70% correct. So keep up the great work. You can do this. 

 

Thursday 14th May:

Login to prodigy and develop your maths skills on dividing fractions by whole numbers (integers) for the next few days. 

Keep trying, some of you are getting more accurate than ever. You need correct answers to be victorious. I'll be watching! 

 

Wednesday 13th May:

Introduction:

https://vimeo.com/415879537

Questions and Answers:

See the links below for Wednesday 13th. 

Remember: Do not cheat, these are skills you will need. 

You know the steps for dividing fractions - fraction it, flip it (right), multiply it!

 

Tuesday 12th May:

Introduction:

https://vimeo.com/415879473

Questions and Answers:

See the links below for Tuesday 12th. 

Remember: Do not cheat, these are skills you will need. 

 

Monday 11th May:

Introduction:

https://vimeo.com/415879394

Questions and Answers:

See the links below for Monday 11th. 

Remember: Do not cheat, these are skills you will need. 

Previous Week's Learning:

Thursday 7th May:

Login to prodigy and develop your maths skills across all areas of Maths. Be careful, some of you are getting more than half incorrect. You need correct answers to be victorious. I'll be watching! 

 

Wednesday 6th May:

Adding ans subtracting fractions.

Introductory Video:

https://vimeo.com/413669158

Questions

https://wrm-13b48.kxcdn.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/05/Y6-Lesson-3-Add-and-subtract-fractions-2-2019.pdf

Answers: Check the work yourself. Let me know how you get on. 

https://wrm-13b48.kxcdn.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/05/Y6-Lesson-3-Answers-Add-and-subtract-fractions-2-2019.pdf

 

Tuesday 5th May:

Compare and order fractions.

Introductory Video:

https://vimeo.com/413668473

Questions

https://wrm-13b48.kxcdn.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/05/Y6-Lesson-2-Compare-and-order-fractions.pdf

Answers: Check the work yourself. Let me know how you get on. 

https://wrm-13b48.kxcdn.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/05/Y6-Lesson-2-Answers-Compare-and-order-fractions-r2.pdf

 

Monday 4th May:

Simplifying Fractions lesson 1

Introductory Video:

https://vimeo.com/413667939

Questions

https://wrm-13b48.kxcdn.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/05/Y6-Lesson-1-Simplify-fractions-2019.pdf

Answers: Check the work yourself. Let me know how you get on. 

https://wrm-13b48.kxcdn.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/05/Y6-Lesson-1-Answers-Simplify-fractions-2019.pdf

 

Friday 1st May:

PRODIGY!! WOW - you guys are amazing. The leader board changed so much yesterday. People who were in the top 3 are no more. People who had answered no questions are now up near the top. Keep up the good work. Remember accuracy is more important than the quantity. Get them right not rush through them. Plus correct answers = victory. 

 

Thursday 30th April:

PRODIGY!! Can you get the top spot? I can see how many questions you have gotten correct and how many you have attempted. The top 3 players will get a special mention on the class page at the end of Friday. To be a top player its not about doing the most questions, its about taking time to get them correct. Good Luck team!!

*remember to look at the correct answer if you were wrong - learn about what went wrong so you don't make the same mistake twice. 

 

Wednesday 29th April:

Angles in Triangles Lesson 4 - Please email me with details if you find anything tricky. 

Introductory Video:

https://vimeo.com/403441519

Questions:

https://wrm-13b48.kxcdn.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/homelearning/year-6/Lesson-4-Y6-Summer-Block-1-WO7-Angles-in-a-triangle-missing-angles-2020.pdf

Answers:

https://wrm-13b48.kxcdn.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/homelearning/year-6/Lesson-4-Y6-Summer-Block-1-ANS7-Angles-in-a-triangle-missing-angles-2020.pdf

 

Tuesday 28th April:

Login to prodigy and develop your maths skills across all areas of Maths. Be careful, some of you are getting more than half incorrect. You need correct answers to be victorious. I'll be watching! 

 

Monday 27th April:

Angles in Triangles Lesson 3

Introductory Video:

https://vimeo.com/403441389

Questions

https://wrm-13b48.kxcdn.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/homelearning/year-6/Lesson-3-Y6-Summer-Block-1-WO6-Angles-in-a-triangle-special-cases-2020.pdf

Answers: Check the work yourself. Let me know how you get on. 

https://wrm-13b48.kxcdn.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/homelearning/year-6/Lesson-3-Y6-Summer-Block-1-ANS6-Angles-in-a-triangle-special-cases-2020.pdf

 

Previous Week's Learning:

Friday 24th April

Angles in a triangle. 180! Let's learn about the angles in triangles. Try lesson 2 today. https://whiterosemaths.com/homelearning/year-6/

Remember, Prodigy is always available once you have completed this task. 

 

Thursday 23rd April

Let's change it up. Today we can do some work on angles. What does acute, obtuse and reflex mean? You may need this vocabulary to help you understand vertically opposite angles. This is easier than it sounds - some opposite angles are equal in size. Equal. EQUAL! Have fun.

Lesson 1 = https://whiterosemaths.com/homelearning/year-6/

 

Wednesday 22nd April

Comparing fractions less than 1 video. Please use the below link to work through the lesson. We have done this before. It still requires you to create common denominators by multiplying and being fair to the numerator. 

https://www.thenational.academy/year-6/maths/compare-fractions-less-than-one-year-6-wk1-4/

Prodigy is also available as usual. Be careful with your accuracy. Some of you are only getting around half of the answers correct. 

 

Tuesday 21st April

Continue to work on Prodigy, if you need any help with your fraction understanding please go to: 

https://www.thenational.academy/year-6/maths/understanding-equivalence-year-6-wk1-2/

This should help remind you about common denominators and recognising that denominators may vary but fractions are worth the same values. 

 

Monday 20th April

Log in to prodigy I have set the questions for this week to be based around:

Fractions.

You will have to add, subtract and order fractions. I will be able to see how well you get on so if you are unsure how to do any of these skills, look online or email me. Good luck!

 

Mr Redfern.

Previous Week's Learning:

Friday 3rd April - 

Its nearly the Easter holidays. Prodigy will be available all this time for you to keep up the practice of those important skills. How are you finding it? Please let me know in your emails. 

Today I have made prodigy ask you questions on ordering fractions (remember common denominators and being fair to the numerator). There are also questions on the order of operations - known to us as BODMAS or BIDMAS. Let's see how well you can do on these 2 areas. 

 

Thursday 2nd April - 

Note: Some phones and tablets auto capitalise - be careful when signing in. 

Today you need to play prodigy. You need to complete around 25 questions to complete the initial assessment phase of the game. Then it will track your questions properly against your maths ability. Allowing me to focus questions on certain areas of learning. 

 

Wednesday 1st April - 

Continue to play Prodigy and complete the initial assessment. This will allow me to track your progress over the coming weeks with much more accuracy.  Prodigy is a great website that is free to use. Email me for your login information, thank you to those who already have. You have to login and use your Maths knowledge to answer SAT style questions.

 

Tuesday 31st March

Today play Prodigy and complete the initial assessment.  Prodigy is a great website that is free to use. Email me for your login information, thank you to those who already have. You have to login and use your Maths knowledge to answer SAT style questions.

 

Can you be the champion? Take care, wrong answers can cost you victory. 

 

Sign in soon as I can track your progress while you are at home and set you whole class or personalised questions -  at your request. Just email me at:

morpurgo@greenfield.walsall.sch.uk

 

Monday 30th March

UPDATE: After some people have stated the class code is unreliable I have made everyone an account please email me and I will send you the username and password. Sorry for the inconvenience. 

Mr Redfern

 

Today play Prodigy and start completing the initial assessment.  A great website that is free to use. You have to login and use your Maths knowledge to answer SAT style questions. Can you be the champion? Take care, wrong answers can cost you victory. 

Sign in soon as I can track your progress while you are at home and set you whole class or personalised questions -  at your request. Just email me at:

morpurgo@greenfield.walsall.sch.uk

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Old Learning:

 

Friday 27th March

Hope lesson 2 went well yesterday. Today can you do lesson 3? Next week I have more of a project planned that you can add to each day. Hope you are all doing well. Feel free to do lessons 4 and 5 also today or over the weekend, if you are starting to get a little bored of being at home. I know I am. 

Seeya - Mr Redfern

https://whiterosemaths.com/homelearning/year-6/

 

Thursday 26th March

Hope lesson 1 went well yesterday. Today can you do lesson 2? Think about what you know about fractions before you start. You may want to mind map what you know about them. You could always email it to me.

Thanks - Mr Redfern

https://whiterosemaths.com/homelearning/year-6/

 

Wednesday 25th March

How did you find using the inverse yesterday? Remember that drawing bars can really help. Just identify the largest and the smallest number. 

Now that this is running smoothly - thank you to those parents who have been emailing in their work - we can get on to some new learning. 

Below is a link to some work on ratio. Today just do lesson 1. Watch the video and try the activity. Parents the answers are available if you need them. 

https://whiterosemaths.com/homelearning/year-6/

 

Tuesday 24th March

Can you use the inverse (opposite) operation to solve these 10 problems? Write down your working out, this will help you check that you are accurate. Please email any of your work. Hope to hear from you soon. 

https://uk.ixl.com/math/year-6/complete-addition-and-subtraction-sentences

 

Monday 23rd March

You can add and subtract. So can you use your skills? Starting at the same place you would. Check these questions and find the value of the missing digits. 

https://uk.ixl.com/math/year-6/fill-in-the-missing-digits

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