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Yr 6 Heron & Red Kite

This week's Yr 6 Home Learning

This week's Y6 home learning
For the past few weeks in maths, we have been focusing on adding and subtracting fractions. These skills are important to learn and remember as they will help us when we move onto more problem-solving tasks later on in the term!
Have a look at the videos below to remind you how to complete both concepts, then have a go at the questions below:

Adding Fractions

Remember the steps for each of the calculations:
Step 1: Add the wholes
Step 2: Add the fractions
Step 3: Put it back together
 
1.  1 2/5 + 2 3/10 = 
2.  4 1/4 + 1 11/20 = 
3.  3 5/9 + 1 3/4 =

Previous Year 6 Home Learning

Warm up:

Speed write the word 'variety'? How many correct spellings can you do in 1 minute? 

 

Suffixes practice:

Use the root word 'vary'. 

Can you add different suffixes to change the meaning of the word?

e.g. vary becomes various.

 

Find 6 new words and write them in sentences to show you understand the meaning.

 

Need some help? 

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/topics/z8mxrwx/articles/zwgbcwx

Last week's Year 6 Home Learning

 

This week we have been learning all about fractions: how to simplify them and find equivalent fractions. We have also looked at converting fractions from mixed numbers to improper fractions and vice versa.

 

Have a look at the video below that will help remind you how to do this:

Mixed to Improper - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TrutPJf9GmQ

Improper to Mixed - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GpumUOiGS6Q


Have a go at the questions below to help put what you’ve learnt this week into practise:

 

  1. 41/7
  2. 61/9 
  3. 2 1/3
  4. 4 5/6

 

 

Change a Mixed Number to an Improper Fraction

Change an Improper Fraction into a Mixed Number

This week we have been learning about BIDMAS and how to solve calculations that use more than one operation.

Look at the video below that will help remind you how to do this:

BIDMAS video


Have a go at the questions below to help put what you’ve learnt this week into practice:

1.    25 x 4 – 23 = 

2.    3+ (2 x 3) = 

3.    110 / 11 + 65 = 

4.    5 x 6 - 3x 2 = 

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