Alongside the Home Learning Mats, here are a some suggested additional activities you may wish to try to support your child:
Read every day. Ask questions about what might happen next • Write a book review • Practise timetables • Practise spellings • Encourage addition and subtraction using money. How much change? • Use everyday objects to practise fractions - how much pizza have you eaten? What fraction of the socks are blue? What fraction of the cars you can see are red? • Make a plan to decorate a room and measure the perimeter • Write an explanation text about your hobby.
Read lots of different types of texts and discuss them • Estimate the area and perimeter of the rooms in your house • Write a story including direct speech and parenthesis • Create different fractions using everyday objects, then record and compare them • Practise Y5/6 spelling words • Recap specific grammatical terminology • Practise multiplying 4 digit numbers by 1 or 2 digit numbers • Practise dividing 4 digit numbers by a 1 digit numbers • Read, write, order and compare decimals, for example money • Practise spellings from the Y5/6 word list and put them in sentences