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Morning Message -Wednesday 10th June 2020


Good morning Year 6, Ade-Davis here again! It has been an interesting week so far with some of you back in school and new setups to the day, but I’ve thoroughly enjoyed seeing some of your faces again. It always feels comforting to see or hear from you and that’s why it is so important for you all to keep uploading your work and commenting on them. Those of you in school, please don’t forget to upload the afternoon tasks on SeeSaw. Those of you at home, don’t forget to continue uploading your tasks all throughout the day.


Please continue to follow the guidelines set out for using Seesaw:

Please only upload one picture per subject per day. For example, on the timetable today are the subjects: Maths, Literacy,  SPaG and Science. So upload one piece from each of those subjects but also one thing about you if you have completed this.


Remember, if you need anything at all, you can leave a comment in the note section. We are actively looking over any messages sent.

Speak to you later in the day.

Mr. Ade-Davis

Daily Timetable/Activities




'The Ickabog'-JK Rowling


Chapter 11- The Journey North


Vocabulary check

Use the internet/dictionary to find the definitions of the following words before you start reading the text. Write the definitions down in your homework book so that you can refer to them when you are reading.


rough it

hearty meal










Read Chapter  11- The Journey North from JK Rowling's (author of the Harry Potter series) new book- The Ickabog- (make sure that you take into account the punctuation when reading)


Answer the reading comprehension questions below:

What does the author mean when she says 'King Fred's spirits rose higher and higher?'

Read this sentence from the text, ‘We’ll rough it here, chaps, like the soldiers we are!’ What is amusing about this sentence.

How do you feel about visitors of the inn being thrown out to make way for King Fred?

Locate evidence from  the text, that proves Lords Spittleworth and Flapoon, have been lying about there activities.

When does the King realise that he has upset the Citizens of Baronstown?

Who spent the night moaning and groaning after eating too much cheese?

Name the cities that King Fred and his soldiers spent the night in?

Explain the reoccuring theme between King Fred and the two Lords in these cities.

Find two examples of alliteration.

Why was the King eager to enter the marshland at nightime?

What explanation did Spittleworth as to why the inhabitants thought there might be an Ickabog?




Using evidence from the text, write a diary extract for King Fred.  What has the journey been like so far. Think about how is feeling as he is staring over the marshland. What is he thinking? Is he glad he came?


Don't forget to use the range of y6 punctuation in your response. ! , : ; ? ( ) " ".  In your paragraph use different types of sentences, simple; compound and complex.


Make sure you're proof-reading and editing your work throughout the writing process and one final time when you have finished. Before you post your work onto seesaw, underline one example of each type of sentence and circle one example of each of the different types of punctuation that you have used.


Complete the daily Joe Wicks (The Body Coach) PE lesson.

Visit his YouTube channel here: 



Visit the BBC Bitesize daily lesson website here: and complete the lesson on Algebra:  Substitute into simple expressions and formulae. You can watch the videos first to help you, then complete the activities and mark them. If you are finding it difficult, you can use your CGP study guides to help you; re-watch the videos or look for other online tutorials (Khan Academy and Mathantics are good places to start).



Complete this 10mins Spag quiz  Click Spag the click on Test 2. The test is timed.  In your home learning books make a note of the question/s that you didn't answer correctly. Revise those questions.



Don't forget to practise your spellings!





Reflect, Rewind and Play step 2





Choose from one of the following:





CGP workbooks