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Good morning year 6. Nearly the weekend. For tomorrow, why don’t we think of some good jokes to brighten up our meet in the morning ? Today’s feedback is on Maths.

Today is the feast day of St Thomas Aquinas

https://youtu.be/jRHcKufeQvk

Click on the link to find out more . . .

A Prayer for Students by St. Thomas Aquinas

Creator of all things, true source of light and wisdom, origin of all being, graciously let a ray of your light penetrate the darkness of my understanding.

Take from me the double darkness in which I have been born, an obscurity of sin and ignorance.

Give me a keen understanding, a retentive memory and the ability to grasp things correctly and fundamentally.

Grant me the talent of being exact in my explanations and the ability to express myself with thoroughness and charm.

Point out the beginning, direct the progress, and help in the completion. I ask this through Christ our Lord. Amen.

Maths

Today we are going to be doing some work focusing on BIDMAS.

Watch the video in the link below to help you understand what BIDMAS is. Once you have watched the video, move on the other help files.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/topics/z69k7ty/articles/z24ctv4

Use the file below to access some example questions to help you practice what BIDMAS is and how we can use the rules in calculations.

Use the file below to help you complete the questions.

BIDMAS

Now click on the work and complete the sheet.

Order-of-Operations

Order-of-Operations-ANSWERS

If you would like a challenge – try these – ( Optional )

Order-of-Operations-CHALLENGE

Order-of-Operations-CHALLENGE ANSWERS

English

Today we are going to be doing some more work focusing on inference.

Use the file below and complete the examples in the slides.

Inference 2

Now use your improved understanding to help you answer the questions based on the Alice in Wonderland text.

Both the text and questions are attached below.

Alice in Wonderland

Alice in Wonderland-ANSWERS

DT

Angel of the North (Famous Photo) - On This Day

Today we are going to create a plan for our North-East landmark squishy.

Use the planning sheet below to draw your design. Remember you need to think how you will use the three stiches that we practiced using last week: blanket stitch, running stitch and back stitch.

planning sheet

The file below gives you example of how you can turn some North-East landmarks in to simple drawings which can then be made in to a squishy.

DT plans example

PE

Get moving with Joe !

Extra

Multiplication games 

https://www.multiplication.com/games/all-games

TT Rockstars

Logon and see how many you can get right in . . . a minute, 3 minutes, after 5 games, 10 games ? Can you improve your average time ?

Or if you have a times tables clock, you could practice that aswell.

Oxford Owl