Year 6 – Language, Literacy and Communication. 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

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

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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 > Language_Literacy_Communication > Oracy > 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 > Language_Literacy_Communication > Reading > Comprehension - 'The Iron Man' by Ted Hughes To be able to find key information in a text > To understand how a writer can evoke responses through their writing
  • Y6 > English > Language_Literacy_Communication > Reading > Comprehension - The Sword in the Stone To read a short piece of text and answer questions
  • Y6 > English > Language_Literacy_Communication > Reading > Comprehension - 'Kensuke's Kingdom' by Michael Morpurgo To use knowledge of words roots derivation and spelling patterns to understand familiar words > To develop wide range of vocabulary > To maintain a positive attitude to reading and an understanding of what has been read
  • Y6 > English > Language_Literacy_Communication > Reading > Comprehension - Using Google Docs to understand difficult text To develop an understanding of how to use annotation to help to understand difficult text
  • Y6 > English > Language_Literacy_Communication > Reading > Comprehension - 'The Clockwork Crow' by Catherine Fisher To use a range of reading skills, inference, retrieval and prediction > To show understanding of a text by answering questions
  • Y6 > English > Language_Literacy_Communication > Reading > Comprehension - Roald Dahl 'Tale of Childhood' To find answers in a text
  • Y6 > English > Language_Literacy_Communication > Reading > Comprehension - Castell Henllys advert To read a non fiction text > To show understanding of the text by answering questions
  • Y6 > English > Language_Literacy_Communication > Reading > Comprehension - 'Mabinogion' A Welsh Legend To read and understand a text > To interpret what I read by drawing an illustration
  • Y6 > English > Language_Literacy_Communication > Reading > 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 > Language_Literacy_Communication > Reading > Comprehension - Book quiz To use your knowledge of children's books to answer a quiz > To create your own book quiz
  • Y6 > English > Language_Literacy_Communication > Welsh > To understand Welsh phrases used to introduce inspirational Welsh people Communicate clearly and confidently and use intelligible Welsh pronunciation and intonation > View and listen carefully responding orally, in writing and non-verbally > Use different strategies to establish meaning and gather information
  • Y6 > English > Language_Literacy_Communication > Welsh > Creating a presentation on a Welsh celebrity To use Welsh phrases to describe details, appearance and character > To speak clearly and with intonation
  • Y6 > English > Language_Literacy_Communication > Welsh > Write about an inspirational person in the 1st person To write in the 1st person about an inspirational Welsh person
  • Y6 > English > Language_Literacy_Communication > Welsh > Pablo Picasso: Welsh reading comprehension To read about Pablo Picasso and answer questions in Welsh
  • Y6 > English > Language_Literacy_Communication > Welsh > Create a Welsh rap To create and perform a rap in Welsh
  • Y6 > English > Language_Literacy_Communication > Welsh > Create a HIIT session in Welsh Create a Welsh HIIT session
  • Y6 > English > Language_Literacy_Communication > Welsh > Expressing opinion about Pablo Picasso in Welsh To use simple Welsh phrases to write an opinion
  • Y6 > English > Language_Literacy_Communication > Welsh > To create audio commentary in Welsh about the Preseli Hills To use simple phases in Welsh to describe what you can see, hear, feel, smell and touch
  • Y6 > English > Language_Literacy_Communication > Welsh > Describing key working heroes using Welsh phrases To talk about a key worker in Welsh
  • Y6 > English > Language_Literacy_Communication > Welsh > Patagonia: Creating an audio commentary in Welsh To use Welsh patterns and adjectives to describe the features of Patagonia
  • Y6 > English > Language_Literacy_Communication > Welsh > Everyday Heroes: Welsh reading comprehension To understand 3rd person patterns in Welsh
  • Y6 > English > Language_Literacy_Communication > Welsh > Beats and Bands: Appraising music in Welsh To listen to Welsh music and use simple Welsh sentences to express opinion
  • Y6 > English > Language_Literacy_Communication > Welsh > Playing 'Guess Who?' in Welsh with Bitmoji Famous Faces To ask and answer Welsh questions to play 'Guess Who?'
  • Y6 > English > Language_Literacy_Communication > Welsh > Geographical features of Iceland - Numeracy and Welsh skills To learn about the geographical features of Iceland > making use of numeracy and Welsh skills
  • Y6 > English > Language_Literacy_Communication > Welsh > Welsh reading comprehension about composer Karl Jenkins To show understanding of a Welsh text about Karl Jenkins
  • Y6 > English > Language_Literacy_Communication > Welsh > To use Welsh sentence builders to create information for a Time Capsule To use sentence builders to talk about themselves, their opinion and their feelings
  • Y6 > English > Language_Literacy_Communication > Welsh > To read and understand a Welsh text about author Eloise Williams To read and understand a Welsh text
  • Y6 > English > Language_Literacy_Communication > Welsh > To express opinion about Olympic Sports To express opinion in Welsh
  • Y6 > English > Language_Literacy_Communication > Welsh > Comparing heights of peaks of the Preseli Mountains To use simple sentences to compare the height of mountains
  • Y6 > English > Language_Literacy_Communication > Welsh > Take the water challenge to practise expressing opinion To express opinion in Welsh
  • Y6 > English > Language_Literacy_Communication > Writing > 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 > Language_Literacy_Communication > Writing > Letter writing - 'Letter to Earth' a collection of letters To write a letter > To use techniques such as similes and alliteration
  • Y6 > English > Language_Literacy_Communication > Writing > Persuasive writing - Debate and Persuasion To be able to discuss a topic > To be able to debate two sides of an argument logically > To write a speech
  • Y6 > English > Language_Literacy_Communication > Writing > Poetry - Pearl Diver by Nicola Davies To write a poem using a given format or structure
  • Y6 > English > Language_Literacy_Communication > Writing > A Discussion Text To adapt structures in writing for different context > To be able to write a non-fiction text on discussion points
  • Y6 > English > Language_Literacy_Communication > Writing > Information text - Llangollen Goats To create a piece of informative writing for a younger audience
  • Y6 > English > Language_Literacy_Communication > Writing > A Poem by Welsh Poet Gillian Clarke To respond to and write a poem
  • Y6 > English > Language_Literacy_Communication > Writing > Poetry - Macavity the Mystery Cat by T S Eliot To be able to use imagination and creativity > To be able to write a newspaper article > To be able write a poem
  • Y6 > English > Language_Literacy_Communication > Writing > Descriptive Writing - The Mysterious Traveller To be able to find ways to create a descriptive setting when writing fiction
  • Y6 > English > Language_Literacy_Communication > Writing > Information Text - The wonders of Pembrokeshire To develop an understanding of the natural world
  • Y6 > English > Language_Literacy_Communication > Writing > Writing instructions - Recipe for guacamole To write a set of instructions on how to make guacamole
  • Y6 > English > Language_Literacy_Communication > Writing > Comprehension - Poetry - Colonel Fazackerley by Charles Causley To develop an understanding of poetry > To use a dictionary
  • Y6 > English > Language_Literacy_Communication > Writing > Persuasive writing - Leaflets To develop understanding of adverts > To be able to identify the features of a leaflet
  • Y6 > English > Language_Literacy_Communication > Writing > Storyboard - Writing a Myth To develop your understanding of myths > To use a storyboard to tell a myth
  • Y6 > English > Language_Literacy_Communication > Writing > 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 > Language_Literacy_Communication > Writing > Persuasive text - 'How to be a hero' by Christopher Edge To create an advertisement > To write buyer reviews about items that make you invisible
  • Y6 > English > Language_Literacy_Communication > Writing > Comprehension - 'Lady Daisy' by Dick King-Smith To be able to find key information from a text > To be able to answer questions on a text that I have read > Reinforcing the use of nouns, verbs and adverbs
  • Y6 > English > Language_Literacy_Communication > Writing > Poetry 'The Lost Words' Bluebell poem To write an acrostic poem > To choose and use a wide range of adventurous and imaginative vocabulary with precision > To know what a metaphor is and how to use them in my writing
  • Y6 > English > Language_Literacy_Communication > Writing > Comprehension - Macbeth To learn about William Shakespeare > To use comprehension skills to answer questions related to a play-script
  • Y6 > English > Language_Literacy_Communication > Writing > Poetry - Boastful bards or superpower To write a boastful poem, making effective vocabulary choices
  • Y6 > English > Language_Literacy_Communication > Writing > Descriptive writing - Google Earth Part 2 To use Google Earth to research a city > To use descriptive language
  • Y6 > English > Language_Literacy_Communication > Writing > Poetry - 'Under Milk Wood' by Dylan Thomas To write a 'found' poem by carefully selecting words and phrases
  • Y6 > English > Language_Literacy_Communication > Writing > Information text - Wonders of the World To identify and locate the Wonders of the World
  • Y6 > English > Language_Literacy_Communication > Writing > 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 > Language_Literacy_Communication > Writing > Fact file - descriptive writing - Animal adaptations To understand how animals adapt to survive in their environment > To use research skills to find out about animal adaptations > To use your animal adaptations to invent an animal
  • Y6 > English > Language_Literacy_Communication > Writing > Non Chronological report - Mythical Welsh Beasts To write an information text > To use the features of a non chronological report
  • Y6 > English > Language_Literacy_Communication > Writing > Poetry - What to Call a Jackdaw by Phillip Gross To write a poem using kennings and short descriptive phrases
  • Y6 > English > Language_Literacy_Communication > Writing > 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 > Language_Literacy_Communication > Writing > 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 > Language_Literacy_Communication > Writing > Poetry - 'On Strumble Head' by John Lyons To write a poem > To use effective language to engage the reader
  • Y6 > English > Language_Literacy_Communication > Writing > Creative writing - 'One Tiny Turtle' by Nicola Davies To find out facts about a sea creature > To write a story including these facts
  • Y6 > English > Language_Literacy_Communication > Writing > 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 > Language_Literacy_Communication > Writing > 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 > Language_Literacy_Communication > Writing > 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 > Language_Literacy_Communication > Writing > Newspaper report - Moon landing To write a newspaper report about the moon landing in 1969
  • Y6 > English > Language_Literacy_Communication > Writing > Creative writing - Unusual sports from around the world To learn about some unusual sports from around the world > To describe a sport > To invent your own sport
  • Y6 > English > Language_Literacy_Communication > Writing > Creative writing - 'Wilde' by Eloise Williams (Story opening) To read the opening of a novel > To use the opening as a model to create your own story opening
  • Y6 > English > Language_Literacy_Communication > Writing > Biography - Amelia Earhart To write a biography about Amelia Earhart's life
  • Y6 > English > Language_Literacy_Communication > Writing > 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 > Language_Literacy_Communication > Writing > Poetry / Living things - Haiku To understand what a haiku poem is > To write a haiku poetry about nature
  • Y6 > English > Language_Literacy_Communication > Writing > 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 > Language_Literacy_Communication > Writing > 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 > Language_Literacy_Communication > Writing > Annotate and edit text using 'The Fisherman's Tale' by Alfie M To read carefully, annotating for specific purposes > To use a wide range of vocabulary
  • Y6 > English > Language_Literacy_Communication > Writing > Create a Time Capsule To know what a time capsule is > To create a time capsule > To research properites of materials for a time capsule
  • Y6 > English > Language_Literacy_Communication > Writing > Persuasive language - 1960s Toy Advert To create an advert for a 1960s toy or game
  • Y6 > English > Language_Literacy_Communication > Writing > Writing poems about the night: 'Night Music' by Alex Wharton To plan ideas for a poem > To write a poem using a model to help > To use verbs effectively
  • Y6 > English > Language_Literacy_Communication > Writing > Factual text - Florence Nightingale Learn about the life of Florence Nightingale
  • Y6 > English > Language_Literacy_Communication > Writing > To write a biography about Gustav Holst To know who Gustav Holst was > To Know the contribution Gustav Holst made to music > To write a biography.
  • Y6 > English > Language_Literacy_Communication > Writing > Persuasive language: 'Migrations' write a message of hope To develop empathy for refugees > To create an illustration on the theme > To write a short message on the theme
  • Y6 > English > Language_Literacy_Communication > Writing > Adverts and Persuasive texts To identify the features of a persuasive text > To know what a Modal verb is > To use Modal verbs in sentences.
  • Y6 > English > Language_Literacy_Communication > Writing > Using research to create an information sheet about Welsh Dogs To use internet searches effectively > To select relevant information > To create a fact sheet using the information
  • Y6 > English > Language_Literacy_Communication > Writing > Poetry 'What if This Road' by Sheenagh Pugh To read and understand a poem > To write a poem > To write a sonnet
  • Y6 > English > Language_Literacy_Communication > Writing > Poetry - Magic box poems To read and understand a poem > To write a descriptive paragraph/poem in response > To make effective choice of language
  • Y6 > English > Language_Literacy_Communication > Writing > Adapting song lyrics using the 'Streets of London' by Ralph McTell and 'These time they are a Changin' by Bob Dylan To use persuasive language > To amend and alter a set of song lyrics > To draft and edit a piece of work
  • Y6 > English > Language_Literacy_Communication > Writing > Writing in the first person - Roald Dahl To write about Roald Dahl in the 1st person
  • Y6 > English > Language_Literacy_Communication > Writing > 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 > Language_Literacy_Communication > Writing > Creative writing about a monster: Dr Who Mandrels To develop an understanding of complex vocabulary > To a write paragraph using a model text as a guide > To use language effectively
  • Y6 > English > Language_Literacy_Communication > Writing > To create a fact file about the solar system To learn facts about each of the planets in the solar system > To create a mnemonic > To create a fact file for information gathered
  • Y6 > English > Language_Literacy_Communication > Writing > Poetry and Persuasive writing: 'Year of the sea' / Blwyddyn y Mor by Ifor ap Glyn To read and understand a poem > To develop a knowledge of writers of Wales > To use language effectively
  • Y6 > English > Language_Literacy_Communication > International Languages > Use Duolingo to learn another language To learn useful vocabulary and phrases in a language different to your own