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At Anglesey, we are a vibrant and nurturing school community, where children are given the skills to become, inquisitive, resilient, independent learners. Our curriculum provides a range of creative, challenging and inspiring experiences for all. This equips our children with the life skills to be happy, flourish and be successful...Today, tomorrow and in the future

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The schools total attendance is currently at:

91.1% (Since September 2020)

READING

Week starting Monday 1st March

 

This week we will be completing lessons connected to our learning about Walter Tull. The text we will be examining is:

 

Walter Tull's Scrapbook by Michaela Morgan

 

In the first lesson, you will  engage with the text and make inferences about what this book is about by looking at pictures.  Then you will consider the text type and finally generate your own question about Walter Tull.

 

Click here for Lesson One

 

In the second lesson, you will read about Walter Tull's family and childhood.

 We will answer retrieval questions, consider the layout of the text and reflect upon his experience as a child.

 

Click here for Lesson Two

 

In the third lesson, you will read about Walter Tull’s career in football.

You will read about Walter's football career and track how his emotions changed during this. We will also read about the racism Walter faced during his career.

 

Click here for Lesson Three

 

 

In the fourth lesson, you will read about Walter Tull's family and childhood.

 Sadly, lots of his family members died when he was young. We will answer retrieval questions, consider the layout of the text and reflect upon his experience as a child.

 

Click here for Lesson Four

 

In the fifth lesson, you will  re-read an extract and answer some language-based inference questions. 

 

Click here for Lesson Five

Zoom Groups

 

You will need to sign up FOR FREE an email on ZOOM to be able to access the calls.

 

Sign up here: ZOOM

Each class will be divided into 2 groups in week commencing 1/3/21:

 

Zoom Group, Day and Lesson Time 6DRS 6H 6P 6S

Group A Wednesday 9.50am-10.20am

 

6S - Tuesday 10:30 - 11:00am

Hasanain

Laveza

Iqra

Tawhidaa

Sara

Hamza

Noorulain

Eliyah

Tanzima

Tariq

Ayaan 

Iman

Suhana

Abeer

Tawheed

Mahidul

Majidur

Tasiya

Zaynab

Isa

Danial

Abdirahman

Tameem

Saeed

Iram

Muttaqi

Safaa

Ameera

Afiz

Abu Bakr
Abu Hamza

Ahby 

Alisha A

Alisha W

Ayana Z 

Ayesha 

Haroon 

Jannat 

 

Group B Thursday 9.50am-10.20am

Mahfuzul

Neda

Abaas

Hamida

Ibrahim

Riyan 

Momim

Fatema

Samiya

Parvez

M.Sulaimaan

Anisa

Jamal

Abubekr

Maisha

Aro

Irfan

Subhan

Malaikha

Askari

Ayesha

Mu. Tailor

Bahadur

Fatima

Fahim

Isa

Mawaheb

Ayaan

Haroun

 

 

Jahed

Hasan

Sufian

Faizan

Yaaseen

Naima

Sadat

Thanisha

Zainab

 

Links for the zoom sessions will be posted next week.

Week beginning Monday 22nd February

 

Morning Year 6

 

I hope you all had a restful half term holiday.

This week we will be doing some reading lessons based on a fabulous book called The Firework Maker's Daughter.

 

In the first lesson, we are going to

engage with a new text and practise strategies for understanding unfamiliar vocabulary.

 

Click here for Lesson 1

 

In the second lesson, we are going to

answer questions on the text, orally and in written form.

 

Click here for lesson 2

 

In the third lesson, we are going to answer

inference questions to analyse a character.

 

Click here for lesson 3

 

In the fourth lesson, we are going

to explore one of the main themes of the book.

 

Click here for lesson 4

 

In the final lesson this week, we are going to be

exploring the genre.

 

Click here for Lesson 5

 

The answers to the reading tasks are given in the videos so you do not need to send in photos of your reading work.

 

 

 

 

Below you will find the text that we will be focusing on in the Zoom reading calls this week.

 

Make sure you have read the text thoroughly BEFORE the call so you are ready to discuss it further.

A soldier's diary

Friday 12th February

 

Read the vocabulary, click play and listen and then click the link and answer the questions!

 

Vocabulary you'll need to know

 

comforter
something that makes us feel relaxed and feel good.

culinary
connected to cooking

associated
made a connection in our mind with something

irrelevant
not important or has no connection with the discussion taking place

nuanced
small but important differences

take comfort
don’t feel so bad (because of something else)

Friday 12th February 2021

Cakes, chocolate and crisps! Comfort food refers to snacks and meals we like to stuff our faces with, even if it’s not always good for us. Listen to the 6 minute podcast about comfort food and what actually makes us eat it.

Questions for Snot Science (Week 30th November 2020)

Reading for the week 30th November 2020

 

 

The Eagle  (All questions based on the second picture)

 

When was the poem first released? 

 

What do you think Poet Laureate means? 

 

Replace the word ‘Penned’ 

 

What three characteristics does the eagle represent? 

 

Who wrote the poem? 

 

What does the phrase ‘stood the test of time’ mean? 

 

Find the definition of these words: 

 

Isolated 

Soar 

Noble 

Crafted 

 

Find the definition of these phrases: 

Gallery of our minds 

National treasure 

The Eagle - 13/10/2020

The Virus

Answers to The Virus reading piece

Questions for 'The Virus'

 

What is a virus?

What is this type of virus?

Find a word that could replace buried?

What is a ‘brow’?

What is Joe wiping from himself?

What do you think Spencer’s job is?

Why does Joe get tired?

What does ‘retrieve’ mean?

What about ‘bulk’? What does that mean?

Why would they have ‘two large cups of coffee’?

Make a list of the missing words. (Remember to read the whole thing before you decide to fill anything in.).

Monday 12/10/2020

Gunpowder answers

See below to see where Mr Singh highlighted the text for help.

 

The Gunpowder Plot, questions:

 

1) What does the word foe mean?

 

2) Who were they trying to kill?

 

3)Why did they want to kill him?

 

4)What was Guy Fawkes job?

 

5)Find another word that means 'destroyed' or 'torn up'.

 

6) How long did it take Guy Fawkes to reveal the names of his accomplices?

 

7) What is 'The Rack'? (Answer is not 'An evil tool')

 

8) What do you think the crime of 'High Treason' is?

 

9) What 4 things did the criminals have done to them?

 

10) What does 'impaled' mean?

 

11) Why were their heads put on show?

 

12) Why do you think the 5th November was called a 'Day of Thanksgiving' ?

 

13) What is an 'effigy'?

The Gunpowder Plot

Reading Explorers: Lesson two

Text 2: The Gunpowder Plot, 7/10/20

Arachnophobia answers

Answers and explanations for year 6 reading task 1

Arachnophobia -Question help

Arachnophobia - Lesson 2 - 06/10/2020

 

What is a phobia? 

 

Why/What type of person might somebody want to read this page? 

 

Find the word ‘embark’. What do you think this word means?  

 

(a) to get on or to start? (b) to get off or to finish? 

 

How do you think you might spell this word’s antonym? 

 

How do you think the goliath spider got its name? 

 

Find the word ‘venom’. Highlight it. ‘Venom’ = ‘poison’.  

       Find another word in this paragraph that means ‘poisonous’ 

 

How many eyes do spiders usually have? 

 

List three countries where you would find the black widow 

 

How long does it take a trapdoor spider to build its home? 

 

What type of spider is the goliath spider? How big can this spider grow? 

 

Which spider has the strongest web? Why are scientists trying to copy this material?  

 

If bitten by a black female widow spider, what would happen to you? 

 

You want to research more information on spiders, where would you look? 

 

How would you best describe its tone?

Choose from the list: friendly, threatening, welcoming, scary, strong 

 

How might this tone put people with arachnophobia off from reading this page?

 

Is this echoed in the choice of font used for the title of this page?  How? 

Arachnophobia - Lesson 1

Today in Reading (5/10/20), we will be looking through the Arachnophobia text in preparation for tomorrows questions!

Text 1 - Arachnophobia

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