St. Mary and St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Primary School

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Good morning Year Six. We are looking forward to seeing happy faces this morning. Todays feedback is on your science.


Click on video to help you with today’s lesson.

Now click on the first worksheet and try to find the one step rules.



Extension ( optional )

Find-A-Rule-One-Step EXT – Answers included at the end


Click on the link for today’s lesson. If you have a thesaurus or dictionary in your house ( or google ! ) it would be useful to have one to hand for this lesson.


This is the continuation of the science work from yesterday . . . . By the end of today, please send your own key and your work from task two, which was about classifying different types of invertebrates into the 7 groups.

Apologies, one of the answers was wrong on the invertebrate answer sheet from yesterday. Example 9 was a bristle worm and not a centipede.

Task 1

Finish any illustrations and labeling from your five animal classes resource sheet. (You started this last week.)

Task 2

All About Invertebrates

We have already looked at five different animals, which are classed as vertebrates. In this session, we are going to find out more about classes of invertebrates. Click on the word document below to find out what your task is then use the resources below.

All About Invertebrates – Main Instructions

Resource 1 – invertebrates fact files

Resource 2 – Photos linked to invertebrate groups


Resource 4 – Invertebrates sorting table

Task 3

Classification keys

key is a set of questions about the characteristics of living things. You can use a key to identify a living thing or decide which group it belongs to by answering the questions. Click on the link below, to see if you can follow a simple key.

classification key worksheet

Task 4

Devising your own key linked to Invertebrates and Vertebrates

Click on the link below and watch the video on how to devise a key.

Now you’ve watched the video, click on the link below, which will help you devise your own key, linked to invertebrates and vertebrates.

Devsing your own key

By the end of today, I would like you to send me your own key and your work from task two, which was about classifying different types of invertebrates into the 7 groups.

Extension ( Not compulsory )

Devise a second classification key linked to your own selection of sweets ( a mixture of polo mints, fruit pastels, jelly babies etc or your own selection from liquorice allsorts )


Click on the link below for your task. Mrs Innerdale wants to stress that this work needs to be returned to once completed.

The word searches are added for you if you finish early.

daily routine worksheet

Routine Help Sheet


Multiplication 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