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Week of Monday 22nd June

Y5/6 Maths

Hello Varjak Paws, Skywalklers and Kensukes! It's Miss Travis here. I know Mrs Leverton, Ms Solinger, Mr Gamage and Mr Williamson have been doing an amazing job of providing you with your daily maths.  They are now busy working in school so I'll be setting your daily maths activities from now on.  I'm looking forward to working with you all!

Here you will find the home learning resources for Year 5 and Year 6 maths.  We will all be working on the same objectives but you will find different levels of challenge with the tasks that are set.  

Friday 26th June (and Monday 29th June)

Good morning and happy Friday Y5 and Y6! I hope you’ve all had a good week.

PLEASE NOTE
There are lots of tasks for this lesson so it can be completed across two sessions.  You could complete the coin cards and tasks 1, 2 and 3 today and then complete the rest on Monday.  I hope you enjoy the work today - I've really enjoyed getting it all ready for you!

Introduction to today's lesson - from the riverside!

COIN CARDS

A big well done to this Whizzy Worker for completing 3 full coin cards. Very impressive!

Today I'd like you to complete three different coin cards using the template from yesterday but this time you can select your own two digit number.  To select your two digit number, you can use this random number generator (select 13-99 for a full challenge or 13-49 for a half challenge), use playing cards or watch the video below to see how make your own 0-9 number cards out of card or paper. We may use these again next week so they'll be useful to have.

If you'd like to share your coin card work, click here.

Make your own digit cards

You can now use your digit cards to make a 2 digit number for your coin card. Select two cards from just the even-numbered cards for challenge 1 and 2 or select two cards from all the cards for challenge 3 and 4

Fun Friday Maths

As it’s Friday, we’re going to do something a little bit different today. We’re continuing with our work on shape making and using tangram puzzles.  If you'd like to feedback or share your work, please click here. We'd love to see your tangrams!

LO: To learn about and investigate using tangrams

I can remember to:

Answer questions based on a text
Follow instructions to create your own tangram puzzle
Create and name different 2D shapes using a tangram
Create a tangram based on an image
Make my own tangram image

 

Task 1 - what is a tangram?

Read the information sheet about tangrams.  Then answer the questions based on the text.

Task 2 - make your own tangram

Now you have 3 options for making your own tangram:

Option 1

Print and cut out a tangram puzzle

 

Option 2

Make your own using squared paper – see the video below.  For this you'll need squared paper, card, scissors, a pencil, a ruler and some paper clips.  Click here for a template (you don't need this).

 

Making a Tangram Puzzle - squared paper

Option 3

Make your own tangram puzzle using card, scissors, a ruler and a pencil – see the video below.  There’s also an instruction sheet for this.

How to make a Tangram set (with optional subtitles)

 

 

Task 3 - classifying shapes in a tangram

Watch the video and pause to classify the shapes. You can use the headings on the sheet or write your own

Classifying Shapes in a Tangram Puzzle

START HERE ON MONDAY

Task 4

Watch the video to see a tangram puzzle being made.  Then select your level of challenge and complete the tangram shapes and silhouettes using your tangram puzzle.

How to complete a tangram puzzle

Task 5

Now it's time to get creative and make your own tangram patterns! 

Task 6

If you'd like to try some interactive tangram puzzles or if you don’t have the resources for making your own tangram at home, these links have tangrams you can use online.

Interactive puzzle 1

Click here interactive tangram puzzle with different templates for you to have a go at making.  The templates show the individual pieces.

Interactive puzzle 2

Click here for an interactive tangram puzzle with different templates for you to have a go at making.  The templates do not show the individual pieces so it’s a little more tricky than task 1.

Interactive puzzle 3

This resource is brilliant! Click here for a range of tangram challenges that accompany a story set in China. Join Granma T, her grandchildren and colleagues on an adventure and create different pictures from tangrams.  There are 30 challenges in total! Each one has an extra challenge at the end for you to try.

Thursday 25th June

Good Morning Y5 and Y6! I hope you all got on well with the negative numbers work this week. I'm glad to hear my silly outfit made you laugh!

Today we're going to warm up by doing a 'coin card' multiplication.  First of all, watch the video which models some different examples.  You can then select from 4 different levels of challenge.  Please let us know how you get on by clicking here.

Coin Cards

Y5/6 Coin Card Multiplication

Regular and Irregular Polygons

For the next part of the lesson, we're going to compare regular and irregular polygons.

LO: To know the difference between regular and irregular polygons

I can remember to:

Measure the sides of the shape

Check and compare the internal angles

Explain my answers using the key vocabulary  

Vocabulary

Polygon (a 2D shape with straight sides)

Irregular shape (shape with unequal angles and sides)

Regular shape (shape with equal angles and sides)

Internal angle

Acute angle (less than 90 degrees)

Obtuse Angle (more than 90 degrees and less than 180 degrees)

Size

Equal

Measure

Quadrilateral (4 sided shape)

First of all, watch the first video (bitesize) below.

Now watch this YouTube clip up to 43 seconds (the last part is secondary school work!) 

 

Difference between Regular and Irregular Polygons

The final video below models some of the tasks for today.

Comparing Irregular and Regular Polygons

Click here to upload your work from today.
As a further extension, you could have a go at this game.  You may need to use the poster to remind you of the shape names!

MATHS GAME - Shape Battleships

In this game we put a twist on the traditional game of battleships, to help children with their understanding of grid references, coordinates and shape names...

Wednesday 24th June

Good morning Y5 and Y6!  First of all, a big well done to this Whizzy Worker.  She completed all 4 sets of ordering negative number - very impressive! 

If you'd like to feedback or share any of your work from today's maths lesson, please click here.

Number of the Day Starter

Firstly, to warm up your brain, please click here and complete a Number of the Day starter. You can follow the video from yesterday’s warm up if you need some guidance on this. Don’t forget to select the number of digits that give you the right challenge: it shouldn’t feel too hard or too easy!

 

NEGATIVE NUMBERS 3 - real life contexts

This is our third and final lesson on negative numbers. Today we are going to use them in real life contexts.

LO To use negative numbers in context

I can remember to

Read the question carefully and underline the key information

Use/draw a numberline and/or a diagram 

Mark zero on the numberline

Use the correct unit of measurement in my answer

Watch the video to see some modelled examples of the questions for today's lesson. And find out what the hat, sunglasses and fancy drink are all about!  

Negative Numbers in Context

Additional Challenge

Tuesday 23rd June

Good Morning Year 5 and Year 6!  Hope you are all fresh and ready to start your maths lesson today! If you'd like to feedback or share any of your work from today's maths lesson, please click here.

Number of the Day Starter

Firstly, to warm up your brain, please click here and complete a Number of the Day starter. You can follow the video from yesterday’s warm up if you need some guidance on this. Don’t forget to select the number of digits that give you the right challenge: it shouldn’t feel too hard or too easy!

Well done to this Whizzy Worker for successfully completing a Number of the Day starter!

NEGATIVE NUMBERS 2

Today we’re continuing to work with negative numbers. This time, we’re going to place negative numbers on a number line and put them in order.

LO To order negative numbers

I can remember to

Place numbers correctly on a number line

Identify the smallest/largest number in the set of numbers

Place numbers in ascending or descending order

Vocabulary

Ascending (from smallest to largest)

Descending (from largest to smallest)

Ordering Negative Numbers

Watch the video and pause at 2 minutes 58 seconds then complete the tasks below.  There are four levels (Set 4 is the most challenging).
Continue with the video then complete these tasks. Again, 3 and 4 are the most challenging.

Monday 22nd June

If you'd like to feedback or share any of your work from today's maths lesson, please click here.

Number of the Day Starter

First of all, to get your brain warmed up, you can have a go at completing the Number of the Day maths starter.  Below is a video to explain each step.  You can then simply click here, choose your number and complete each question!

 

Number of the Day

NEGATIVE NUMBERS

Today we are learning about negative numbers.  First of all, click here to watch a clip with an introduction to negative numbers
Now watch the video below to see how to make your own negative number line and some of the task being modelled.

You may hear the terms'negative' or 'minus' when learning about negative numbers. For example, -2 may be said either minus two or negative two. They both mean the same thing. As you can hear in the video, I've used both!

 

LO: to understand negative numbers and position them on a number line

I can remember to

Count on or back using the number line

Include the interval zero

position numbers correctly on a negative number line

Vocabulary

negative

positive

minus

number line

interval

zero

count forwards

count backwards

Negative Number Line

Here are your tasks for today.  They increase in the level of challenge with 4 being the most challenging.
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