Christmas Homework – answers

Grammar, Punctuation & Spelling

  1. have, anything
  2.  
    • Did you notice the sign on the door?
    • It took them a week to notice.
  3. an, a, the
  4.  
    • While Nate is shopping, Liza takes the dog for a walk.
    • I didn’t buy a handbag, although I did see one that I liked.
  5. Answers may vary, eg Can you turn off the television?
  6.  
    • They were surprised by the response – passive
    • I was welcomed by the head teacher – passive
    • The man juggled with the apples – active
    • I dragged my suitcase down the street – active
  7. I shouted, “Watch out for that dog!”
  8. Nadiya was walking home.
  9. when, and
  10. Answers may vary eg The first sentence is asking someone if they’re going to tell Gareth, but the second sentence is asking Gareth if he is going to tell.
  11. anxious, confident
  12.  
    • I’ll take an umbrella as it’s raining – conjunction
    • She bought it as a present – preposition
    • He waved as he left the room – conjunction

Reading

  1. the sky; the sea
  2. a bird
  3. at sea
  4. conflict
  5. fifty
  6. one mark for two points: the sea plays and the sea can speak
    one mark for one point plus supporting evidence eg the poet describes the sea like a child, eg ‘It plays with the clouds’
    two marks for two points with supporting evidence eg the poet describes the sea like a child, eg ‘It plays with the clouds’. The sea can also speak.
    three marks for two points each with a piece of supporting evidence eg the poet describes the sea like a child, eg ‘It plays with the clouds’. The sea can also speak as it says it whistles and tells.

Maths – 2-D and 3-D shapes

2-D shapes

  • An octagon has 8 sides
    All the angles in a regular hexagon are the same
    A regular pentagon has 5 equal length sides
  • Scalene triangle
    Isosceles triangle
  • It has 4 sides that are the same length and its opposite angles are equal
  • Rectangle and parallelogram
  • Eg
  • Side A is the same length as the 10cm side so A = 10cm.
    Side B is the same length as the 4cm side, so B = 4cm
    Angle C is the same as the labelled angle, so C = 112o
  • Radios, Diameter, Circumference

3-D shapes

  • Cuboid, cone
  • Triangular prism – net B
    Square-based pyramid – net C
    Triangle-based pyramid – net A
  • Eg
  • Top left and bottom right
  • A triangular prism has 5 faces
    2 of its faces are triangles and 3 of its faces are rectangles
  • Cylinder

Year 6 Homework 18-12-20

Below, you will find three files. The first contains a short reading extract with some questions to answer based on the text. The second has a range of questions based on grammar, punctuation and spelling. The third has questions about shapes – learning we have been looking at this week.

Work through each of these tasks throughout the week, writing your answers into your homework book.

Homework answers 11-12-20

Grammar, Punctuation & Spelling

  1. were
  2. team, matches, field
  3. What an enormous cow that is!
  4. Since
  5.  
    1. I was watching TV with my sister – past progressive
    1. The cat hid under the sofa – simple past
    1. She isn’t here at the moment – simple present
  6. Tidy your room after you’ve washed the dishes.
  7. She, herself, our
  8. My auntie, who lives in France, likes to visit the market.
  9. Hartford is the state capital of Connecticut – it’s about halfway between New York and Boston.
  10. Gently, stroked, relaxed
  11. We went to the beach (I forgot my sun hat as usual) and spent the afternoon swimming and sunbathing.
  12.  
    1. pray – er
    1. respect – able
    1. different – ly
    1. equip – ment

Reading

  1. September
  2. e.g. He feels very angry
  3. A sensible comparison, e.g. In captivity an elephant has little space but in the wild they have lots of space.
  4. Africa
  5. Leave Nia in Africa
  6. 1 mark for suggesting how Mr Clarke would feel with one piece of supporting evidence, eg He would not approve of elephants being used at the circus because he thinks that captiviity is a crime.

2 marks for two pieces of evidence eg as above plus: like the zoo, the circus would also be keeping the elephants ‘prisoner’

3 marks for three pieces of evidence eg as above plus he didn’t like the idea that people would gawp at the elephants at the zoo and this would be the same in the circus.

Maths – Angles

  1. A= (2,2)        B= (3,7)                                C= (5,5)                                D= (6,0)
  2. Right-angled triangle
  3. J= (7,5)         K=(-4,2)                                L=(-7,4)
  4. 2 marks for all 6 points plotted correctly, 1 mark for 3 or more
  5. The x co-ordinate is the same as the point below it and the y co-ordinate is the same as the point to the left, so A = (8,7)
  6. The x co-ordinate is the same as the point above it and the y co-ordinate is the same as the point to the right so B = (-6,-2)

Spellings

Friday 11th December 2020

Hello Year 6,

below are the spellings that you will need to learn for next week. Your teacher will be doing a spelling test every week to test your skills. Ask your parent/carer at home to test you. 

Home learning-Ask your parent/carer to test you at home. Please comment on the blog to let us know how you got on.   

Spelling list

  1. Actual
  2. Bicycle
  3. Century
  4. Different
  5. According
  6. Ancient
  7. Communicate
  8. Interfere
  9. Marvellous
  10. Opportunity

I will be blogging a new list of spellings every Friday for you to learn at home as part of your homework.

Try your best and good luck!

Year 6 Homework 11-12-20

Below, you will find three files. The first contains a short reading extract with some questions to answer based on the text. The second has a range of questions based on grammar, punctuation and spelling. The third has questions about co-ordinates – learning we have been looking at this week.

Work through each of these tasks throughout the week, writing your answers into your homework book.