# Year 6 - Summer Home Learning

## English Lessons

**1)** **Newspaper: Reading Comprehension- Fact Retrieval**

In this lesson, we are going to learn how to retrieve information from a text.

**2)** ** ****Newspaper: Reading Comprehension- Fact Retrieval**

In this lesson, we are going to learn how to retrieve information from a text.

**3)** **Newspaper: Identifying features of a text**

In this lesson, we are going to identify the features of a newspaper report.

**4) Newspaper: Using direct speech to write quotes**

In this lesson, we are going to use the rules of direct speech to write quotes.

**5) ** **Newspaper: Writing a newspaper report**

In this lesson, we are going to write a newspaper report.

## Maths Lessons

**1) ** **Representing Fractions**

In this first unit we are studying fractions. We will be deepening your knowledge of fractions from year 5 by looking at equivalent fractions, comparing and calculating with fractions. In today’s lesson we will be exploring different ways of representing fractions. Some of today’s lesson should be familiar as it is revision of what you learnt in Year 5.

**2)** **Understanding Equivalence**

In today’s lesson we will be identifying equivalence using pictorial representations of fractions, then numerical representations and finally simplify fractions.

**3) ** **Finding Equivalent Fractions**

In today’s lesson we will be explore the relationship between the numerator and denominator (between and within fractions), find factors and reason about simplifying fractions.

**4) ** **Compare Fractions Less Than One**

In today’s lesson we will be comparing and ordering fractions less than one, using the most efficient strategy.

**5) ** **Compare Fractions Greater Than One**

In today’s lesson we will be exploring improper fractions and mixed numbers, including converting between the two.

## Pick and Mix Lessons

**What caused the First World War to break out?**

In today's lesson, we will be learning about the events leading up to the First World War. This will involve understanding the unification of Germany in the nineteenth century, and taking a look at the MAIN factors which set the conditons for the great war: militarism, imperialism, alliances and nationalism.

**Represent the particles in solids, liquids and gases**

In this lesson, we will learn about particles! We are going to learn how the particles in each state of matter behave and how this leads to the properties of solids, liquids and gases. For this lesson, you will need a piece of paper and a pencil.

**Introducing yourself in Spanish**

In this lesson, we will recap our alphabet and numbers from last week, then we are going to learn how to greet people and introduce ourselves in Spanish! We will learn how to say our name and age in Spanish. For this lesson, you just need your brain and your voice! But you might want a pen and paper handy in case you want to write anything down.