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I am currently a year 6 teacher in Devon so I create a great many resources throughout the year - particularly when it comes to that dreaded SAT time of year. Hope you will find many helpful resources here to save you time during the hectic 2 term year that is Year 6!

I am currently a year 6 teacher in Devon so I create a great many resources throughout the year - particularly when it comes to that dreaded SAT time of year. Hope you will find many helpful resources here to save you time during the hectic 2 term year that is Year 6!
Four Operations Elicitation and Assessment Worksheets Year 6
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Four Operations Elicitation and Assessment Worksheets Year 6

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This is a useful pair of worksheets that can be used for elicitation and the assessment of the four operations, particularly at the beginning of year 6. Used together, they can be utilised to demonstrate progress throughout an arithmetical reasoning sequence and can help identify strengths and weaknesses in these areas of arithmetic. Includes: Addition and subtraction of whole and decimal numbers (borrowing, carrying etc inc) Short Multiplication and division (inc decimal nos) Conversion of fractions to decimals Basic algebra to identify missing values inside the four operations. Answers are included on second page for speedy and easy marking.
Four Operations Assessment Task Year 6
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Four Operations Assessment Task Year 6

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Useful assessment task that can be used in conjunction with the published elicitation task to show progress. Includes simple addition, subtraction, short division and multiplication, decimals, basic algebra and fraction to decimal conversion. Answers are included for ease of marking.
Interpreting Line Graphs Exercise to Show Understanding Year 5/6 (diff)
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Interpreting Line Graphs Exercise to Show Understanding Year 5/6 (diff)

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An exercise where children will have to study two sets of temperature data produced in Excel. They will need to interpret this data and answer questions relating to difference, negative numbers in context, more than, less than etc. A good task to demonstrate current understanding and track progress in data handling. Also a useful exercise in the run-up to the SATs as reading line-graphs and interpreting negative numbers in context is often present.
Prime Number and Money Problem Reasoning Worksheet
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Prime Number and Money Problem Reasoning Worksheet

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Brief worksheet aimed at expected level year 6s. Provides a useful example of multi-step problem solving with money, much like those children can expect to find in a reasoning SAT paper. Answers to the money problems are included for ease of marking and assessment.
Macbeth - An adapted script for KS2
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Macbeth - An adapted script for KS2

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Contains some original wording from the Shakespeare script. Some of the names and places are local to me and can be easily adapted to suit other geographical regions. I had my year 6s perform this as a film and it worked very well. Both children and parents greatly enjoyed the experience.
Reasoning Practise for Maths SATs
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Reasoning Practise for Maths SATs

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A set of questions based on number and word problems - includes rounding, reading data, percentages and ratio. This revision exercise is aimed at children working at the expected level
Identifying Subordinate Conjunctions and Clauses (GPS Revision)
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Identifying Subordinate Conjunctions and Clauses (GPS Revision)

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An exercise children can do in pairs, groups or individually based on identifying subordinate clauses and conjunctions. I find that children often get confused when asked to underline either clauses or the conjunctions. This is a good exercise to get them used to what the vocabulary is referring to.
End of Term Film Titles Anagram
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End of Term Film Titles Anagram

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If you’re struggling to find something to fill those end of the term time gaps then this might give you half an hour respite. Rearrange the anagrams of film titles. Can they get them all?
Year 5 Arithmetic revision paper.
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Year 5 Arithmetic revision paper.

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A good assessment tool that covers much of the arithmetic content from the National Curriculum for Year 5. Can also be used to assess entry level at the beginning of Year 6 and together with the Year 6 assessments can be ideal for showing progress throughout the year. The test is set out in a very similar format to a SAT paper and all answers are included on the same page for ease of marking.
Identifying Different Clause Types Worksheet - Year 6 GPS.
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Identifying Different Clause Types Worksheet - Year 6 GPS.

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Worksheet designed for GPS practise in year 6. I have noticed that children often confuse themselves when asked to circle or underline clauses or just conjunctions (often underlining the whole clause when just the conjunction was asked for). This practise sheet should help as a revision exercise in the build-up to the GPS SAT paper.
Fractions of Numbers Lesson on Powerpoint
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Fractions of Numbers Lesson on Powerpoint

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Exercises involving fractions of numbers (e.g. 2/5 of 240) that can first be discussed as a class leading into paired work. The powerpoint discusses the formulas used for working out fractions of numbers and also touches on the point that, when dealing with fractions, X and OF mean the same thing. To finish with, plenary-wise, there is a task that children can complete (either in pairs or individually) geared to their level confidence at this particular point. Together with good quality questioning, this should prove to be useful resource across Key Stage 2 (particularly in Years 5/6).
Year 6 arithmetic revision paper: 36 Questions in 30 minutes.
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Year 6 arithmetic revision paper: 36 Questions in 30 minutes.

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An arithmetic paper designed for year 6, offering a wide range of questions from across the year 6 curriculum and highly compatible with the calculations your pupils will be confronted with in their SAT paper. Answers are included at the back - all on one page for ease and speed during marking. A much cheaper alternative to using pre-printed specimens and a very useful tool to assess progress and identify misconceptions.
Reading Comprehension - short exercise using true/false/fact/opinion
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Reading Comprehension - short exercise using true/false/fact/opinion

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I sometimes find children can be slightly unclear on the actual difference between fact and opinion. This always seems to come up in the SAT reading papers so I constructed this short exercise that incorporates a passage on New York. Should serve well as a 10 minute starter that can be discussed as a class afterwards. Alternatively, it could serve as a shared class reading exercise.
Four Operations Elicitation Task for Year 6
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Four Operations Elicitation Task for Year 6

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This resource is designed to give year 6 teachers an idea of their children’s current ability across the four operations. Particularly useful as a September tool to highlight strengths and areas for development and pin-point future teaching and interventions. Sheet includes basic addition and subtraction, short multiplication and division and some algebra and basic fraction conversion work. Answers are provided for ease of marking.
Assessment Task on Fractions for Year 6 (Nat Curr and SAT prep)
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Assessment Task on Fractions for Year 6 (Nat Curr and SAT prep)

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A worksheet to monitor children’s capability and understanding in using the four operations with both simple and mixed fractions. If you’ve also downloaded the elicitation task, it can be a very useful tool to highlight the progress the children are making throughout your schemes of work. Answers are included with the worksheet for ease of marking.
Baseline Year 6 GPS Grammar, Punctuation, Spelling Entry Quiz for Year 6 (SPaG)
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Baseline Year 6 GPS Grammar, Punctuation, Spelling Entry Quiz for Year 6 (SPaG)

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A time saving assessment tool providing a quiz for year sixes to inform their teacher on work that needs to be done in specific areas. Exercises include: Determiners ‘a’ and ‘an’ Which Punctuation Mark?!. Exclamation, Question, Statement or Command? Modal Verbs of Certainty and Possibility Capital Letters and Punctuation Conjunctions and Sentence Types Relative pronouns and clauses Identifying prepositions Using verbs and nouns in context Identifying adverbs and adjective Each page has a 10 mark marking system. You could give the pupils one exercise at at time (out of 10) or give them the whole quiz (out of 90). The quiz could also be used to show progress if taken at the beginning of the autumn term, for example.