Year 6 – Humanities. Instant access to hundreds of fun and engaging online lessons for your pupils. Lesson can be embedded anywhere!

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By The Pembrokeshire Home Learning Team

Schools and teachers across Pembrokeshire have come together to provide fun and engaging activities for home learning.

30 mins

What will I learn?

Lots of fun and engaging online lessons for pupils to do at school, or at home

Share on Google Classroom, Microsoft Teams and other VLEs - just copy the URL!

Instant homework activities lasting between 30 minutes and 1 hour

Perfect for supporting school closures, bubbles being sent home and home learning

Lessons included...

  • Y6 > English > Humanities > Geography > Listen and Respond - 'How I Learned Geography' by Uri Shulevitz To develop an understanding of countries and cultures around the world > To encourage reading for empathy > To inspire pupils to read for pleasure.
  • Y6 > English > Humanities > Geography > Money - Problem solving using money - A Trip to Snowdon To solve a problem using money > To be able to work within a budget.
  • Y6 > English > Humanities > Geography > Timeline of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World To be able to undertake some research > To present findings > To create a timeline
  • Y6 > English > Humanities > Geography > Information Video - The Seven Natural Wonders of the World To create an information video about one of the Seven Natural Wonders of the World
  • Y6 > English > Humanities > Geography > Information Text - The wonders of Pembrokeshire To develop an understanding of the natural world
  • Y6 > English > Humanities > Geography > Writing instructions - Recipe for guacamole To write a set of instructions on how to make guacamole
  • Y6 > English > Humanities > Geography > Minecraft - Design a Mayan Temple To design a Mayan temple using Minecraft
  • Y6 > English > Humanities > Geography > Using Google Earth to find information about a location. Part 1 To use relevant websites to support our understanding of the world around us
  • Y6 > English > Humanities > Geography > Number systems - Maya Maths To begin to appreciate the beauty and power of mathematics > To become familiar with the Dresden Code and its importance as evidence of Maya numerals > To be able to explore the Maya maths system and use sticks, stones and shells to represent numbers
  • Y6 > English > Humanities > Geography > Traditional Mexican Craft To follow a set of instructions to make a traditional Mexican Craft - Gods Eye > To be able to write instructions for someone else to follow
  • Y6 > English > Humanities > Geography > Storyboard - Writing a Myth To develop your understanding of myths > To use a storyboard to tell a myth
  • Y6 > English > Humanities > Geography > Descriptive writing - Google Earth Part 2 To use Google Earth to research a city > To use descriptive language
  • Y6 > English > Humanities > Geography > Information text - Wonders of the World To identify and locate the Wonders of the World
  • Y6 > English > Humanities > Geography > Information text - Temperature - Wonders of the World - Deserts To locate and name the main deserts of the World > To find information about temperatures > To research animals and plants living in the desert.
  • Y6 > English > Humanities > Geography > Converting measurement - Explore Google Earth Part 3 To use relevant websites to support our understanding of the world we live in > To round to the nearest 10, 100 ,1000 > To convert between miles and kilometres
  • Y6 > English > Humanities > Geography > Information text based on the Great Barrier Reef To understand what the Great Barrier Reef is > To understand how we can look after the Great Barrier Reef
  • Y6 > English > Humanities > Geography > Creative writing and self-portrait in the style of Japanese Manga Art To learn about the origins of popular artwork in other countries > To understand how to draw a self-portrait using the Japanese Manga Style
  • Y6 > English > Humanities > Geography > Persuasive language - Adobe Spark - Create a poster about Palm Oil To create a poster to prompt the reader to think and reflect > To use adobe spark effectively
  • Y6 > English > Humanities > Geography > Persuasive writing about Pembrokeshire beaches To learn about the features of persuasive text > To use language to persuade > To write a persuasive text
  • Y6 > English > Humanities > Geography > Descriptive writing - Contrasting places To write two contrasting descriptions of the same place, using a range of interesting adjectives, nouns and effective language.
  • Y6 > English > Humanities > Geography > Making a chocolate chip banana cake; Where do bananas come from? To follow a recipe to make a cake > To weigh ingredients accurately > To know where bananas come from
  • Y6 > English > Humanities > Geography > 3D Shape - Build a 3D tower To create a 3D model using a net
  • Y6 > English > Humanities > History > Biography - Life of Sadako Sasaki and Origami Cranes of Peace To learn about what peace is and symbols of peace > To learn about the life of Sadako Sasaki > To learn how to make an origami peace crane or butterfly
  • Y6 > English > Humanities > History > Creative writing - Martin Luther King 'I have a dream'. Empathy activity. To learn about the life of Martin Luther King and the Civil Rights Movements > To consider recent events in America over the death of George Floyd > To create your own 'I have a dream'
  • Y6 > English > Humanities > History > Newspaper report - Moon landing To write a newspaper report about the moon landing in 1969
  • Y6 > English > Humanities > History > Design - 1960s Fashion Can you be the next great fashion designer? > To learn about 1960s fashion > To design your own clothes > To present facts from research
  • Y6 > English > Humanities > History > Biography - Amelia Earhart To write a biography about Amelia Earhart's life
  • Y6 > English > Humanities > History > Create a dance routine based on 1960s dances To learn some popular 1960s dance moves > To use the dance moves in a sequence for a performance
  • Y6 > English > Humanities > History > Biography - Famous people from the 1960s To learn about famous people from the 1960s > To use secondary resources to research information > To write a short biography
  • Y6 > English > Humanities > History > Instructions - To make a lava lamp and write instruction To understand the science behind how lava lamps work > To write a set of instructions > To make a lava lamp
  • Y6 > English > Humanities > History > Persuasive language - 1960s Toy Advert To create an advert for a 1960s toy or game
  • Y6 > English > Humanities > History > Comprehension - Castell Henllys advert To read a non fiction text > To show understanding of the text by answering questions
  • Y6 > English > Humanities > History > 1960s Playground games 'Elastics' To understand and play the popular 1960s playground game 'elastics'
  • Y6 > English > Humanities > History > The history of the biscuit: Making Viennese finger biscuits To know the history of the biscuit > To follow a recipe to make Viennese finger biscuits
  • Y6 > English > Humanities > History > Database - Beatles Music albums from the 1960s To create a database
  • Y6 > English > Humanities > History > Comprehension - Carrie's War by Nina Bawden To read with understanding > To scan a text looking for specific information > To show empathy with the characters
  • Y6 > English > Humanities > History > Persuasive language - 1960s Adverts To identify and locate persuasive features in an advertisment > To think about equality and the power of images > To create and design a product
  • Y6 > English > Humanities > History > Using Adobe Spark to create a slide show about 1960s bands. To create an informational slide show
  • Y6 > English > Humanities > History > Explanation text – Making connections between people and places using 1960s theme To be able to make connections between people and places from the past > To be able to use research to find key information > To be able to present my findings in a clear and interesting way.
  • Y6 > English > Humanities > History > Factual text - Florence Nightingale To research and present facts about Florence Nightingale