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Daily reading activity

Wednesday 3rd June 2020

 

Task 1: Letter of Complaint Part 3

Use the link below to access the video and activities. You'll need a piece of paper and something to write with to do the activities.

 

https://www.thenational.academy/year-6/english/letter-of-complaint-identifying-the-features-year-6-wk6-3

 

Task 2 - Oxford Reading Buddy

 

https://www.oxfordreadingbuddy.com/uk

 

Task 3 - Listen to 'The Boy at the Back of the Class'

Tuesday 2nd June 2020

 

Task 1

Letter of Complaint Part II

 

Use the link below to access the video and activities. You'll need a piece of paper and something to write with to do the activities.

 

https://www.thenational.academy/year-6/english/letter-of-complaint-reading-focus-year-6-wk6-2

 

Task 2 - Oxford Reading Buddy

 

https://www.oxfordreadingbuddy.com/uk

 

Task 3 - Listen to 'The Boy at the Back of the Class'

Monday 1st June 2020

 

Task 1

Letter of Complaint

Use the link below to access the video and activities. You'll need a piece of paper and something to write with to do the activities.

 

https://www.thenational.academy/year-6/english/letter-of-complaint-reading-focus-year-6-wk6-1

Task 2 - Oxford Reading Buddy

 

https://www.oxfordreadingbuddy.com/uk

 

Task 3 - Listen to 'The Boy at the Back of the Class'

Friday 22nd May 2020

A Pocketful of Stars

 

Use the link below to learn how to investigate a text and compare different texts using the novel A Pocketful of Stars by Aisha Busby. The extracts in this lesson will help you consider and explain how characters might feel or act at different points of a story.

 

To start, watch the two videos of Becky Lynch reading extracts from the book. 

 

Then complete the three activities underneath his videos.

 

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/articles/zvhhnrd

 

Task 2

 

Log onto Oxford Reading Buddy. Lets see if we can get those levels up!

 

Task 3

 

Listen to 'The Boy at the Back of the Class'

Thursday 21st May 2020

 

Task 1

Charles Babbage and Ada Lovelace

 

Use the document below to read the text then have a go at answering the questions. It is really important you understand what you are reading so please do take your time when reading, clarify any words or phrases you're not sure of, if you're struggling to understand a sentence or paragraph reread it and see if that helps.

 

Once you're confident you understand the text complete the questions.

Task 2 - Oxford Reading Buddy

 

https://www.oxfordreadingbuddy.com/uk

 

Task 3 - Listen to 'The Boy at the Back of the Class'

Wednesday 20th May 2020

 

Task 1

 

Alexander Fleming

 

Use the document below to read the text then have a go at answering the questions. It is really important you understand what you are reading so please do take your time when reading, clarify any words or phrases you're not sure of, if you're struggling to understand a sentence or paragraph reread it and see if that helps.

 

Once you're confident you understand the text complete the questions.

 

Task 2 - Oxford Reading Buddy

 

https://www.oxfordreadingbuddy.com/uk

 

Task 3 - Listen to 'The Boy at the Back of the Class'

Tuesday 18th May 2020

 

Task 1

Language Part II

 

Use the link below to access the video and activities. You'll need a piece of paper and something to write with to do the activities.

 

https://www.thenational.academy/year-6/english/diary-entry-lesson-2-reading-focus-year-6-wk5-2#slide-2

Task 2 - Oxford Reading Buddy

 

https://www.oxfordreadingbuddy.com/uk

 

Task 3 - Listen to 'The Boy at the Back of the Class'

Monday 18th May 2020

 

Task 1

Language

 

Use the link below to access the video and activities. You'll need a piece of paper and something to write with to do the activities.

 

https://www.thenational.academy/year-6/english/diary-entry-lesson-1-reading-focus-year-6-wk5-1

 

Task 2 - Oxford Reading Buddy

 

https://www.oxfordreadingbuddy.com/uk

 

Task 3 - Listen to 'The Boy at the Back of the Class'

Friday 15th May 2020

 

Percy Jackson and the Lightning Thief

 

Use the link below to learn how to give an opinion and summarise text using the novel 

Percy Jackson and the Lightning Thief by Rick Riordan. The extracts in this lesson will help you consider and explain why the writer chooses specific language.

 

To start, watch the two videos of Steven Fry reading extracts from the book. 

 

Then complete the three activities underneath his videos.

 

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/articles/zj74kmn

 

Task 2

 

Log onto Oxford Reading Buddy. Lets see if we can get those levels up!

 

Task 3

 

Listen to the Boy at the Back of the Class

Thursday 14th May 2020

 

 

Tim Berners Lee

 

Today's reading comprehension is all about the man who created the World Wide Web (www.) Without this you wouldn't have any of the online games and websites you use today!

 

 

Task 2 - Oxford Reading Buddy

 

https://www.oxfordreadingbuddy.com/uk

 

Task 3 - Listen to 'The Boy at the Back of the Class'

Wednesday 13th May 2020

 

Task 1

Robert the Bruce

 

Open the document below and read the text, once you've finished reading attempt the questions at the bottom. Send you work into y6@anglesey.bham.sch.uk

 

When reading the speech put on your best Scottish accent.

 

 

Task 2 - Oxford Reading Buddy

 

https://www.oxfordreadingbuddy.com/uk

 

Task 3 - Listen to 'The Boy at the Back of the Class'

Tuesday 12th May 2020

 

Task 1

Retrieval and inference

 

Use the link below to access the video and activities. You'll need a piece of paper and something to write with to do the activities.

 

https://www.thenational.academy/year-6/english/instructions-lesson-1-reading-focus-year-6-wk4-1

 

Task 2 - Oxford Reading Buddy

 

https://www.oxfordreadingbuddy.com/uk

 

Task 3 - Listen to 'The Boy at the Back of the Class'

Monday 11th May 2020

 

Task 1

Retrieval and inference

 

Use the link below to access the video and activities. You'll need a piece of paper and something to write with to do the activities.

 

https://www.thenational.academy/year-6/english/instructions-lesson-1-reading-focus-year-6-wk4-1#slide-2

 

Task 2 - Oxford Reading Buddy

 

https://www.oxfordreadingbuddy.com/uk

 

Task 3 - Listen to 'The Boy at the Back of the Class'

Thursday 7th May 2020

 

Lambton Worm

 

Similar to yesterday, click on the link below to open the word document. Read the text carefully clarifying and questioning as you go and then have a go at the questions.

Task 2

 

Oxford Reading Buddy - you know the score by now, log in, read 20 minutes, improve your level!

 

https://www.oxfordreadingbuddy.com/uk

 

Task 3

 

Listen to 'The Boy at the Back of the Class' by Onjali Q Rauf

Wednesday 6th May 2020

 

The Faithful Hound - Comprehension

 

Open the document below to read the myth 'The Faithful Hound'.

1) Read the whole text

2) Read again and clarify any words you weren't sure of, while thinking/jotting down what's going on in the text - What questions are you asking yourself? What predictions can you make? Are there any links to other parts of the story or to other stories you know?

3) Answer the questions at the bottom of the page

 

 

Task 2

 

Oxford Reading Buddy - you know the score by now, log in, read 20 minutes, improve your level!

 

https://www.oxfordreadingbuddy.com/uk

 

Task 3

 

Listen to 'The Boy at the Back of the Class' by Onjali Q Rauf

Tuesday 5th May 2020

 

Inference and justifying part 2

 

Click on the link below to complete the second part of the inference and justification activities. Remember to watch the video carefully and really consider what you are being taught.

 

https://www.thenational.academy/year-6/english/setting-description-lesson-2-reading-focus-year-6-wk3-2

 

Task 2

Log into ORB and read for around 20 minutes. Try to complete a quiz and make sure if you do you are going back in the story to check your answers.

 

Task 3

 

Listen to The Boy at the Back of the Class

Monday 4th May 2020

 

Inference and justifying

 

Use the link below to follow the lesson. Make sure you have a pen and paper to write down your thoughts and answers and to make notes.

 

https://www.thenational.academy/year-6/english/setting-description-lesson-1-reading-focus-year-6-wk3-1

 

Task 2

 

Log on to Oxford Reading Buddy and read for 20 minutes. Try to get your level up to level 18, if not higher.

 

Task 3

Listen to The Boy at the Back of the Class

Friday 1st May 2020

 

The London Eye Mystery

 

Use the link below to learn how to use and analyse an extract using the novel The London Eye Mystery by Siobhan Dowd. The extracts in this lesson will help you consider and explain why the writer chooses specific language.

 

to start watch the two videos of Oti Mabuse reading extracts from the book. 

 

Then complete the three activities underneath her videos.

 

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/articles/zfx6t39

 

Task 2

 

Log onto Oxford Reading Buddy. Lets see if we can get those levels up!

 

Task 3

 

Listen to the Boy at the Back of the Class

Thursday 30th April 2020

 

Comprehension

 

Similar to yesterday, click on the link below to open the word document. Read the text carefully clarifying and questioning as you go and then have a go at the questions.

Task 2

Oxford Reading Buddy - spend 20 minutes reading on ORB and complete any quizzes you may need to.

 

Task 3

 

Listen to 'The Boy at the Back of the Class'

Wednesday 29th April 2020

Comprehension

 

Open the document below and read the text carefully. Clarify any words or phrases you're not sure of using the strategies you've been practicing in class. Remember to think about what you are reading as you work through it. What questions are you asking yourself? What predictions can you make? Are there links in the text to other parts or to other stories you know? 

 

Once you've read through the text and are happy you understand it answer the questions below.

 

 

 

 

Task 2

Oxford Reading Buddy - spend 20 minutes reading on ORB and complete any quizzes you may need to.

 

Task 3

 

Listen to 'The Boy at the Back of the Class'

Tuesday 28th April 2020

 

Understanding words in context 2

 

Hi, for today's activity it's back to the Oak academy to continue working on how to understand words when they're in a context (leaflets for this activity)

 

Click on the link below and follow the instructions

 

https://www.thenational.academy/year-6/english/information-leaflet-lesson-2-reading-focus-year-6-wk2-2

 

 

Task 2

 

Log into and read a book on Oxford reading buddy for 20 minutes

 

https://www.oxfordreadingbuddy.com/uk

 

Task 3

 

Listen to the latest chapter from 'The Boy at the Back of the Class'

Monday 27th April 2020

 

Understanding words in context

Good morning Year 6, we hope you had a productive week of online learning this week and you're ready for more.

Task 1

For today's activity it's back to the National Oak Academy. Just like last Monday click on the link below and follow the prompts.

https://www.thenational.academy/year-6/english/information-leaflet-lesson-1-reading-focus-year-6-wk2-1

 

Task 2 

Oxford reading buddy - make sure you're logging on and reading for 20 minutes each day.

https://www.oxfordreadingbuddy.com/uk

 

Task 3

Listen to the latest chapter of 'The Boy at the back of the Class'.

 

 

Friday 24th April 2020

Retrieval and dialogue

 

Happy Friday! For today's activities just click the link below and work your way through the 3 activities. 

 

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/articles/zbkbgwx

 

First of all watch the two videos and think about the questions you are being asked about dialogue and how it is used in stories.

 

Then read the text below the videos from 'To be a Cat' by Matt Haig and answer the questions provided.

 

 

And don't forget to log into Oxford Reading Buddy to complete 20 minutes of reading.

 

Have a great weekend and stay safe!

Thursday 23rd April 2020

Clarification

 

Hey, today's lesson will be similar to yesterdays but with a little bit more support and instruction. Just click on the video below and follow the instructions.

 

 

Reading 23 4 20

Task 2

 

After you've watched the video open the the file below to read the rest of the text. As you read through remember to clarify any words or phrases you're not sure of and use the reading thinking skills modelled in the video

 

 

Task 3

 

Log on to Oxford Reading Buddy and complete 20 minutes of reading, remember to click the buddy prompts and take your time with the quiz, ensure you are going back and looking in the text when you are answering questions.

 

https://www.oxfordreadingbuddy.com/uk

 

Task 4

 

Listen to The Boy at the Back of the Class. Today we're on chapter 5 'The Refugee Kid'

 

Happy learning!

Wednesday 22nd April 2020

Clarification

 

Sorry, but there's no Mr Fozzard today. But we still have some good activities for you to complete

 

Task 1

 

Open the powerpoint below and try to fill in the blacked out words. Remember to read the sentence before and after to help work out the possible meaning of the missing word. Write 2/3 words for each blacked out section, if you can write more then do.

Task 2

Open the file below to get a longer extract from Beowulf. Take your time reading the extract and clarifying any words you're not sure of. If you're really struggling use a dictionary. 

 

There are 9 questions at the bottom of the page for you to answer on your lined paper.

 

This should take around 20-30 minutes to complete.

Task 2 - Beowulf

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Task 3 

Oxford Reading Buddy

 

You should be doing this for 20 minutes everyday but I can only see a few of you logging on! It is so important you read as much as possible!

 

https://www.oxfordreadingbuddy.com/uk

 

Task 4

 

Listen to Mr Bentley read from the Boy at the Back of the Class

 

 

Tuesday 21st April 2020

Retrieval

 

Today we will continue to practice our retrieval skills from an extract from Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban.

 

Follow the link to complete the work. 

 

If you aren't sure see the step by step guide from yesterday.

 

Don't forget to go on to Oxford reading buddy, listen to Mr Bentley read, and read a book of your own for pleasure.

 

https://www.thenational.academy/year-6/english/newspaper-reading-comprehension-fact-retrieval-year-6-wk1-2/#

 

Monday 20th April 2020

Retrieval

 

Today's reading session is all about retrieval questions. Follow the link below to watch the video and complete the activities. 

 

You will need:

  • Pen/pencil
  • paper
  • thinking brain

 

https://www.thenational.academy/year-6/english/newspaper-reading-comprehension-fact-retrieval-year-6-wk1-1/

Step by step instructions:

 

  • When you click the link, click the button called 'Start lesson'
  • This will take you to a video and some information on the side
  • Read the information. Then, when you are ready click play
  • Pause the video after Mr Fozzard has instructed you to complete the independent work 
  • At this point close the video and click 'Next activity'
  • This will bring up a powerpoint for you to work through at your own pace
  • For the spellings, copy them onto your paper, read the word, cover it and then have a go at spelling it. Repeat this a few times until you can get it right.
  • Once you've completed all the questions and CHECKED them, move on by clicking next activity
  • This leads onto a quiz about today's lesson to complete and you can check your score at the end
  • All done!
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