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Energy cannot be created or destroyed, it can only be transferred from one store into another. In these pictures, which items do you think use energy? Which ones store energy? Do they all store/use the same type of energy? Cut them out and sort them into groups.
When a moving surface slides on a stationary surface it rubs against it, which slows it down. This is due to friction, a force which resists the movement of one object sliding past another. Understand more about friction with a fantastic practical project: make your own balloon hovercraft!
Quiz questions to encourage your child to think about how scientists work and why they do the things they do.
A conjunction is a word that links sentences together. Conjunctions we use all the time include: and, but, or, so, after, because, if, since, until, when. Here is a list of time conjunctions. Can you choose the right one to fit into each of the gaps in the text?
The spelling words below, from the Y5 and Y6 list, all include a double consonant. Can you cut out the cards and arrange them to make a whole word, matching the double consonant on the first card with the end sound on the second card?
These words have a double consonant in them. Fill in the missing double letters to complete the word.
What words do the picture clues below refer to? Draw a circle round the “c” that sounds like an /s/ in each word.
Look at these list sentences. Can you correct them by replacing the word “and” with commas? Remember, you need to use “and” before the last item in the list.
Can you edit and improve each of these sentences by adding brackets (also called parentheses)?
Look at the word list. Work out how many new words you can make by adding a prefix or suffix. Some of the words can have more than one prefix or suffix and be careful with the spelling as the words may change slightly!
A noun phrase is a group of words that act in the same way as a noun. Expanded noun phrases improve a piece of writing by adding more information about the noun, making the text more interesting to read. Can you edit these sentences and improve them by matching them to one of the given expanded noun phrases?
Any piece of writing you do can be improved by correcting mistakes, editing and adding lots more information to your first draft. This report about a Year 6 trip is dull! Can you improve it by including some of the following?
This text includes lots of words that could be shortened and replaced with an apostrophe (for example, I have = I’ve). This is called contraction. Circle all the words that could be shortened and write in the contraction.
Can you improve the sentences below by replacing “said” with another appropriate verb?
How well do you know your coins? See if you can complete this tricky puzzle.
Oh dear – Captain Clumsy has forgotten where she has hidden her treasure! Luckily she left herself a clue. Look at the pictures of the items below. What sound do they each begin with?
When each of these caterpillars turns into a butterfly the number of spots it has doubles. Can you match up these caterpillars with their butterflies?
This fun two-player game will help your child to practise reading and setting the time.
Can you help the animals through the mazes? Follow the words that rhyme with your pencil to help them to their snacks.
Four children have put some of their marbles into a dish. They each have different-coloured marbles. Using these clues, can you work out who has which colour marbles?
This fun game is designed to support your child’s progress in phonics and covers some of the Phase 2 sounds.
Follow the clues to help the pirate through the maze to the treasure using your partitioning skills.