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
The schools total attendance is currently at:91.1% (Since September 2020)
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.
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.
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.
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.
In the fifth lesson, you will re-read an extract and answer some language-based inference questions.
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
|Group B Thursday 9.50am-10.20am||
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.
In the second lesson, we are going to
answer questions on the text, orally and in written form.
In the third lesson, we are going to answer
inference questions to analyse a character.
In the fourth lesson, we are going
to explore one of the main themes of the book.
In the final lesson this week, we are going to be
exploring the genre.
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.
Vocabulary you'll need to know
something that makes us feel relaxed and feel good.
connected to cooking
made a connection in our mind with something
not important or has no connection with the discussion taking place
small but important differences
don’t feel so bad (because of something else)
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:
Find the definition of these phrases:
Gallery of our minds
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.).
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'?
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?