Welcome to Year 5!

Please contact us using our class emails if you have any questions or work you would like to share!

Class email: Year5@stmarysce.rochdale.sch.uk

Dear Parents and Carers,

Please find your child's activities below. These activities are also posted to ClassDojo by your child's teacher. For more information on ClassDojo, please visit our information page linked here. Thank you.

Half-term.

Half-term.

Week 6, Day 1:

This is half-term for Year 5 children. If you would like activities at this time, have a look at our subject pages under the Home Learning tab. Thank you!

  • Maths.

 

  • Writing.

  • Reading.

 

  • Fun Challenge.

 

 

Week 6, Day 2:

This is half-term for Year 5 children. If you would like activities at this time, have a look at our subject pages under the Home Learning tab. Thank you!

  • Maths.

 

  • Writing.

 

  • Reading.

 

  • Fun Challenge.

 

Week 6, Day 3:

This is half-term for Year 5 children. If you would like activities at this time, have a look at our subject pages under the Home Learning tab. Thank you!

  • Maths.

 

 

  • Writing.

 

  • Reading.

 

  • Fun Challenge.

 

 

Week 6, Day 4:

This is half-term for Year 5 children. If you would like activities at this time, have a look at our subject pages under the Home Learning tab. Thank you!

  • Maths.

 

 

  • Writing.

 

  • Reading.

 

 

  • Fun Challenge.

 

Week 6, Day 5

This is half-term for Year 5 children. If you would like activities at this time, have a look at our subject pages under the Home Learning tab. Thank you!

  • Maths.

 

  • Writing.

 

 

  • Reading.
  • Fun Challenge.

 

 

Past Activities.

Week 5 Activities (WB 18.05.2020)

18.05.2020

  • Maths.

Go to https://whiterosemaths.com/homelearning/year-5/ and watch the video from Summer Term Week 3 Day 1 – Multiply 2-digit numbers (area model)

 

When you've finished the lesson, have a go at completing this worksheet linked here. After you've finished it you can self-assess using the answer sheet on the White Rose Maths website.

You can do it on paper and take a picture, or screenshot it and edit it before you send it in. You choose!

 

  • Writing.

Today we are going to be learning about writing reports.

Follow the link below for videos, games and explanations to help you to understand.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/articles/zhqbrj6

Once you are super confident, have a go at the activity sheet linked here. and here.

  • Reading.

Read the text about Tim Peake linked here and have a go at the comprehension questions.

Take a picture of your answers!

 

  • Fun Challenge.

 

In reading today, you read about the British astronaut, Tim Peake.  Can you write a job advertisement looking for a new astronaut?

Ask yourself, what skills would they need? What personality would suit life in space? What interests would be useful?

Try to make your advertisement eye-catching to make sure you draw the attention of any would-be astronauts!

Upload your amazing creation!

19.05.2020

  • Maths.

Go to https://whiterosemaths.com/homelearning/year-5/ and watch the video from Summer Term Week 3 Day 2 –  Multiply 4-digits by 2-digits

 

When you've finished the lesson, have a go at completing this worksheet linked here. After you've finished it you can self-assess using the answer sheet on the White Rose Maths website.

You can do it on paper and take a picture, or screenshot it and edit it before you send it in. You choose!

 

  • Writing.

Today’s challenge is all about writing a powerful speech.

Follow the link below to learn about writing a speech.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/articles/znvxt39

Read the speech linked here about why friends matter, then have a go at writing our own speech about friendship.  You could even read it aloud and record yourself! Don’t forget to use AFOREST to make your speech extra powerful.

  • Reading.

Read the text ‘The Sun’ linked here and have a go at the comprehension questions.

Take a picture of your answers.

 

  • Fun Challenge.

Calling all inventors!

Having a cup of tea in space could get messy!  Can you design an invention which would all Tim Peake to have a cup of tea without it floating off into space?

Take a photo of your invention!  

20.05.2020

  • Maths.

 

Go to https://whiterosemaths.com/homelearning/year-5/ and watch the video from Summer Term Week 3 Day 3 – Divide with remainders

 

When you've finished the lesson, have a go at completing this worksheet linked here. After you've finished it you can self-assess using the answer sheet on the White Rose Maths website.

You can do it on paper and take a picture, or screenshot it and edit it before you send it in. You choose!

  • Writing.

Follow the link below to find out all about debates and balanced arguments. The videos and activities will all help you to understand:

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/articles/z7pj7nb

When you feel confident, have a go at debating some of the issues on the sheet linked here. We’ve done this recently in class, so you should be fab at it!

  • Reading.

Read the text ‘The Moon’ linked here and have a go at the comprehension questions.

Take a picture of your answers.

 

  • Fun Challenge.

 

Ready to don your historian hat?

Have a read of the events from Tim Peake’s life linked here and see if you can arrange them in chronological order on a timeline.

Upload your work!

21.05.2020

  • Maths.

 

Go to https://whiterosemaths.com/homelearning/year-5/ and watch the video from Summer Term Week 3 Day 4 – Calculate perimeter

 

When you've finished the lesson, have a go at completing this worksheet linked here. After you've finished it you can self-assess using the answer sheet on the White Rose Maths website.

You can do it on paper and take a picture, or screenshot it and edit it before you send it in. You choose!

  • Writing.

 

Today we are learning about the features of a recount.

Follow the link below for videos and activities which should refresh your memory of recount writing:

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/articles/zk3tpg8

When you are confident in the features of a recount, try writing a recount of a fairy tale of your choice.  I’ve added a recount of Little Red Riding Hood as inspiration, linked here.

Take a picture of your finished masterpiece!

  • Reading.

Read the newspaper article about the moon landings linked here and have a go at the comprehension questions.

Take a picture of your answers.

 

  • Fun Challenge.

 

DT challenge!

Imagine you’ve been in space for 6 months, eating nothing but space meals from foil packets…yuck! What meal would you miss the most?  Can you design a marvellous meal-making machine to prepare Tim Peake your favourite meal in space?

 

Send a photo of your creation!  

22.05.2020.

  • Maths.

 

Go to https://whiterosemaths.com/homelearning/year-5/ and watch the video from Summer Term Week 3 Day 5 – Friday Maths Challenge

When you've finished the lesson, have a go at completing this worksheet linked here. After you've finished it you can self-assess using the answer sheet on the White Rose Maths website.

You can do it on paper and take a picture, or screenshot it and edit it before you send it in. You choose! 

  • Writing.

Today we are going to be doing a Grammar Hammer Worksheet linked here. These are the same worksheets we use in class and we are all going to do a Stage 5. Please complete it and send me a photo.

Please make sure to contact me if you need any help with any of the terms.

 

  • Reading.

For your reading task today, follow this link and choose a book to read from your level (if you are not sure what level you are at then send me a message!)

link to oxford owl

When you have read the book, have a go at filling in this book review linked here.

  • Fun Challenge.

Science Challenge

Constellations are groups of stars that make a shape in the night sky. Can you build some constellations at home and design and name your own constellation?

Have a look at the sheet linked here.

Make sure you upload them!

 

Week 4 Activities (WB 11.05.2020)

11.05.2020

  • Maths.

 Go to https://whiterosemaths.com/homelearning/year-5/ and watch the video from Summer Term Week 2 Day 1 – Adding decimals with the same number of decimal places

When you've finished the lesson, have a go at completing this worksheet linked here. After you've finished it you can self-assess using the answer sheet on the White Rose Maths website.

You can do it on paper and take a picture, or screenshot it and edit it before you send it in. You choose!

 

  • Writing.

 Today we are going to be learning about using descriptive writing.

Follow the link below for videos, games and explanations to help you to understand.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/articles/z4brcqt

Once you are super confident, have a go at the activity sheet linked here!

  • Reading.

Read the text ‘Help!’ and have a go at the comprehension questions linked here.

Take a picture of your answers.

  • Fun Challenge.

 Our Topic this half term is Stargazers!

Can you investigate how the movement of Earth around the Sun causes day and night?

Explain your findings in any way you choose.  You could make a video, a PowerPoint or even a leaflet!

 

12.05.2020

  • Maths.

 Go to https://whiterosemaths.com/homelearning/year-5/ and watch the video from Summer Term Week 2 Day 2 – Subtracting decimals with the same number of decimal places

When you've finished the lesson, have a go at completing this worksheet linked here. After you've finished it you can self-assess using the answer sheet on the White Rose Maths website.

You can do it on paper and take a picture, or screenshot it and edit it before you send it in. You choose!

 

  • Writing.

 Today’s challenge is all about using prepositions!

Follow the link below to find out all about prepositions:

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/articles/zbkwqp3

 When you are happy with prepositions, have a go at the tasks online and the game linked here.

  • Reading.

Read the text ‘Rollercoasters’ and have a go at the comprehension questions linked here.

Take a picture of your answers.

  • Fun Challenge.

 Time for some computing!

Follow the link below to find out about debugging:

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/articles/z6rhnrd

Have a go at the worksheet linked here.

 

13.05.2020

  • Maths.

 Go to https://whiterosemaths.com/homelearning/year-5/ and watch the video from Summer Term Week 2 Day 3 – Adding decimals with a different number of decimal places.

When you've finished the lesson, have a go at completing this worksheet linked here. After you've finished it you can self-assess using the answer sheet on the White Rose Maths website.

You can do it on paper and take a picture, or screenshot it and edit it before you send it in. You choose!

 

  • Writing.

 Follow the link below to find out all alliteration and onomatopoeia used in a setting description. The videos and activities will all help you to understand: https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/articles/zn26hbk

When you feel confident, complete the worksheet linked here.

  • Reading.

Read the text ‘Alien Times’ and have a go at the comprehension questions linked here.

Take a picture of your answers.

  • Fun Challenge.

 Calling all historians!

Watch the video below of John F. Kennedy’s speech - linked here https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=th5A6ZQ28pE -  about the USA’s mission to get to the moon.  Research The Space Race and create a poster explaining all about it.

 

14.05.2020

  • Maths.

 Go to https://whiterosemaths.com/homelearning/year-5/ and watch the video from Summer Term Week 2 Day 4 – Subtracting decimals with a different number of decimal places

When you've finished the lesson, have a go at completing this worksheet linked here. After you've finished it you can self-assess using the answer sheet on the White Rose Maths website.

You can do it on paper and take a picture, or screenshot it and edit it before you send it in. You choose!

 

  • Writing.

 Now you know about lots of features which can make your setting description extra special, now have a go at writing one!

Watch the video below and choose one of the scenes as inspiration for a setting description.  Remember to use prepositions, alliteration and onomatopoeia to make it even better! https://www.literacyshed.com/megacity.html

Can you challenge yourself to include some Alan Peat sentences too?

Take a picture of your finished masterpiece!

  • Reading.

Read the text ‘Whodunnit?’ and have a go at the comprehension questions linked here.

Take a picture of your answers.

  • Fun Challenge.

 Art challenge!

 Look closely at the surface of the moon (you’ll be experts at this from last week!) Create a detailed sketch of the moon, including its craters and cracks.

Send a photo or video of your creation!

 

15.05.2020

  • Maths.

 Go to https://whiterosemaths.com/homelearning/year-5/ and watch the video from Summer Term Week 2 Day 5 – Friday Maths Challenge

When you've finished the lesson, have a go at completing this worksheet linked here. After you've finished it you can self-assess using the answer sheet on the White Rose Maths website.

You can do it on paper and take a picture, or screenshot it and edit it before you send it in. You choose!

 

  • Writing.

Today we are going to be doing a Grammar Hammer Worksheet linked here. These are the same worksheets we use in class and we are all going to do a Stage 5. Please complete it and send me a photo.

Keep a note of your score so you can try to beat it next week!

Please make sure to contact me if you need any help with any of the terms.

  • Reading.

 For your reading task today, follow this link and choose a book to read from your level (if you are not sure what level you are at then send me a message!)

link to oxford owl

When you have read the book, have a go at filling in this book review linked here.

 

  • Fun Challenge.

 Geography time!

Follow the link below to find out all about Earth: its oceans and land masses.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/articles/zk3nscw

Complete the worksheet to show your knowledge of continents linked here.

 

Week 3 Activities (WB 4.05.2020)

4.05.2020

  • Maths.

 Go to https://whiterosemaths.com/homelearning/year-5/ and watch the video from Summer 1 - Week 1 Lesson 1 – adding decimals within 1.

 When you've finished the lesson, have a go at completing this worksheet linked here. After you've finished it you can self-assess using the answer sheet on the White Rose Maths website.

 You can do it on paper and take a picture, or screenshot it and edit it before you send it in. You choose!

  • Writing.

Today we are going to be learning about using inverted commas. Complete the worksheet here.

Follow the link below for videos, games and explanations to help you to understand.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/articles/zb2wjhv

  • Reading.

Read the poem/song ‘God save the Queen’ and have a go at the comprehension questions linked here.

  • Fun Challenge.

Our Topic this half term is Stargazers!

It can be very cold in space.  Can you design and carry out an investigation to test the best materials astronauts could use to keep warm? (We call these thermal insulators.)

Upload your amazing creations for me to see! 

5.05.2020

  • Maths.

 Go to https://whiterosemaths.com/homelearning/year-5/ and watch the video from Summer 1 - Week 1 Lesson 2 – subtracting decimals within 1.

 When you've finished the lesson, have a go at completing this worksheet linked here. After you've finished it you can self-assess using the answer sheet on the White Rose Maths website.

 You can do it on paper and take a picture, or screenshot it and edit it before you send it in. You choose!

  • Writing.

Today’s challenge is all about apostrophes! Complete the worksheet here.

Follow the link below to find out all about apostrophes:

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/articles/zdsthbk

  • Reading.

Read the script from the trial of Mary Queen of Scots and have a go at the comprehension questions linked here.

  • Fun Challenge.

Time for a geography challenge! Follow the link to see how Earth looks from space: https://www.nasa.gov/feature/top-15-earth-images-of-2015

Now, imagine you are an astronaut on the Space Station and write diary about the human (man-made) and physical (natural) features you can see on Earth.

6.05.2020

  • Maths.

Go to https://whiterosemaths.com/homelearning/year-5/ and watch the video from Summer 1 - Week 1 Lesson 3 – complements to 1.

 When you've finished the lesson, have a go at completing this worksheet linked here. After you've finished it you can self-assess using the answer sheet on the White Rose Maths website.

 You can do it on paper and take a picture, or screenshot it and edit it before you send it in. You choose!

  • Writing.

Follow the link below to find out all about ellipses.  The videos and activities will all help you to understand this piece of punctuation…

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/articles/z73sf4j

When you feel confident, use PowerPoint to inspire you to write a story with a spooky setting.  Make sure you use ellipses to build suspense and keep your reader hooked! Complete the worksheet here.

  • Reading.

Read the diary entry written by Queen Victoria and have a go at the comprehension questions linked here.

  • Fun Challenge.

Calling all historians!

Research the Apollo 11 moon landings. Report your findings however you like: you could write a newspaper article, a diary entry as Neil Armstrong, a PowerPoint, a timeline or even recreate the moon landing and record a video!

7.05.2020

  • Maths.

Go to https://whiterosemaths.com/homelearning/year-5/ and watch the video from Summer 1 - Week 1 Lesson 4 – adding decimals-crossing the whole.

 When you've finished the lesson, have a go at completing this worksheet linked here. After you've finished it you can self-assess using the answer sheet on the White Rose Maths website.

 You can do it on paper and take a picture, or screenshot it and edit it before you send it in. You choose!

  • Writing.

Let’s learn about using brackets!

Follow the link below to find out more about brackets:

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/articles/zn8c47h

Have a look at the videos and try out the activities to help build your confidence.  Once you are happy, have a go at the worksheet linked here.

  • Reading.

Read the advertisement written by King Henry VIII and have a go at the comprehension questions linked here.

  • Fun Challenge. 

DT challenge!

Design and make a satellite, rover or shuttle for a specific mission. Decide what sort of craft to make, thinking carefully about its design and what materials to use to withstand a hostile environment. Test the materials for durability against extreme temperatures, pressures and corrosion. Decide how their craft will be powered (solar panels perhaps?) and what scientific equipment will be needed to complete its mission.

Send a photo or video of your creating to me!

8.05.2020

  • Maths.

Go to https://whiterosemaths.com/homelearning/year-5/ and watch the video from Summer 1 - Week 1 Lesson 5 – Friday Maths Challenge.

 When you've finished the lesson, have a go at completing this worksheet linked here. After you've finished it you can self-assess using the answer sheet on the White Rose Maths website.

 You can do it on paper and take a picture, or screenshot it and edit it before you send it in. You choose!

  • Writing.

Today we are going to be doing a Grammar Hammer Worksheet linked here. These are the same worksheets we use in class and we are all going to do a Stage 5. Please complete it and send me a photo.

  • Reading.

For your reading task today, follow this link and choose a book to read from your level (if you are not sure what level you are at then send me a message!)

link to oxford owl

When you have read the book, have a go at filling in this book review (template linked here). 

  • Fun Challenge.

Music time!

Listen to popular songs about space. Begin by listening to Rocket Man by Elton John and Space Oddity by David Bowie, analyzing the lyrics of these songs to discover the stories being told. What are the common themes running through both songs? How are they reflective of the time they were written? Write your own song about space.  If you’re feeling confident, you could also perform it and record a music video!

Make sure you upload them for me to take a look! 

Week 2 (WB 27.04.2020)

27.04.2020

  • Maths.

Go to https://whiterosemaths.com/homelearning/year-5/ and watch the video from Week 2 Day 1 – Rounding decimals.

 When you've finished the lesson, have a go at completing this worksheet linked here. After you've finished it you can self-assess using the answer sheet on the White Rose Maths website.

 You can do it on paper and take a picture, or screenshot it and edit it before you send it in. You choose!

  • Writing.

Today we are going to be learning about similes and metaphors.

 Follow the link below for videos, games and explanations to help you to understand.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/articles/zkygrj6

 Once you are super confident, have a go at the activity sheet linked here and add your amazing work to your portfolio, or email it to me!

  • Reading.

Today let’s stretch your vocabulary!  Have a look at the picture linked here and use a thesaurus (online ones work too!) to choose amazing, astounding vocabulary to describe the image.  Challenge yourself to find 10 words you’ve never used before!

Take a photo or screenshot of your ideas and upload it to your portfolio, or send it to me in an email!

  • Fun Challenge.

Our Topic this half term is Stargazers!

Today let’s challenge our Science knowledge!

Research the phases of the moon and present your findings however you like.  You could create a poster, a model, a video or a presentation.

28.04.2020

  • Maths.

Go to https://whiterosemaths.com/homelearning/year-5/ and watch the video from Week 2 Day 2 – ordering and comparing decimals.

When you've finished the lesson, have a go at completing this worksheet linked here. After you've finished it you can self-assess using the answer sheet on the White Rose Maths website.

You can do it on paper and take a picture, or screenshot it and edit it before you send it in. You choose!

  • Writing.

Today’s challenge is all about alliteration! Follow the link below to find out all about alliteration: https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/articles/zf3492p When you are happy with alliteration, have a go at the worksheet linked here.

  • Reading.

Today we are thinking about fact retrieval.  Look carefully at the picture linked here and tell me everything you know for certain from looking at the picture.

  • Fun Challenge.

Time for a DT challenge!

Look at a range of close-up Moon images to see surface textures, shapes and colours. Use fabrics, threads, junk modelling or paper mache to try to re-create the surface of the moon.

29.04.2020

  • Maths.

Go to https://whiterosemaths.com/homelearning/year-5/ and watch the video from Week 2 Day 3 – understanding percentages.

 When you've finished the lesson, have a go at completing this worksheet linked here. After you've finished it you can self-assess using the answer sheet on the White Rose Maths website.

  • Writing.

Grab your notepad and pen, today we are reporters!  Follow the link below to find out all about newspaper writing.  The videos and activities will all help you to understand the key features of a newspaper article.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/articles/zkn3bdm

When you feel confident, use the worksheet linked here to help you create your own newspaper article. 

  • Reading.

Today we don our detective hats and have a go at some inference!  Look carefully at the clues in the picture linked here and use them to draw your own conclusions.  Grown-ups sometimes call this 'reading between the lines'!

Take a picture or screenshot of your ideas.

  • Fun Challenge.

Calling all historians! Today we are finding out about Sir Isaac Newton-the man who discovered gravity. Complete your own research or watch the video below which will help you to find out more about him:

https://www.bbc.co.uk/teach/class-clips-video/discovering-the-work-of-sir-isaac-newton/zr4mf4j 

Then, find a way to tell me all about Sir Isaac Newton. You could film yourself hot-seating as the man himself, you could create a PowerPoint about him or even create a fact file. Let your imagination run wild!

30.04.2020

  • Maths.

Go to https://whiterosemaths.com/homelearning/year-5/ and watch the video from Week 2 Day 4 – percentages as fractions and decimals

When you've finished the lesson, have a go at completing this worksheet linked here. After you've finished it you can self-assess using the answer sheet on the White Rose Maths website.

You can do it on paper and take a picture, or screenshot it and edit it before you send it in. You choose!

  • Writing.

Grab your notepad and pen, today we are reporters!  Follow the link below to find out all about newspaper writing.  The videos and activities will all help you to understand the key features of a newspaper article.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/articles/zkn3bdm

When you feel confident, use the worksheet linked here to help you create your own newspaper article. 

  • Reading.

Let’s ask some questions today! Have a careful look at the image linked here and ask some questions about what you see.  What do you wonder?  What would you like to ask a person who was there?

Take a picture or screenshot of your ideas

  • Fun Challenge. 

Have a go at dropping different objects at the same time.  What do you notice?  Does the weight of the object make a difference? Do they fall at the same speed?  Do some things fall faster?  Or slower?  You could even film your experiment using slow motion to see how each item falls.

1.05.2020

  • Maths.

Go to https://whiterosemaths.com/homelearning/year-5/ and watch the video from Week 2 Day 5 – Equivalent fractions, decimals and percentages.

When you've finished the lesson, have a go at completing this worksheet linked here. After you've finished it you can self-assess using the answer sheet on the White Rose Maths website.

You can do it on paper and take a picture, or screenshot it and edit it before you send it in. You choose!

  • Writing.

Today we are going to be doing a Grammar Hammer Worksheet linked here. These are the same worksheets we use in class and we are all going to do a Stage 5. Please complete it and send me a photo.

Keep a note of your score so you can try to beat it next week!

Please make sure to contact me if you need any help with any of the terms.

  • Reading.

 For your reading task today, follow this link and choose a book to read from your level (if you are not sure what level you are at then send me a message!)

link to oxford owl

When you have read the book, have a go at filling in this book review linked here and send it through!

  • Fun Challenge.

Design your own flag! If you were to travel to the moon, you’d want to leave a flag to show you’d been there, right?! Design a flag which represents you: your personality, your favourite things or maybe even your hobbies!

Week 1 (WB 20.04.2020)

20.04.2020

  • Maths.

 Go to https://whiterosemaths.com/homelearning/year-5/ and watch the video from Week 1 Day 1 – Decimals up to 2dp.

When you've finished the lesson, have a go at completing this worksheet linked here. After you've finished it you can self-assess using the answer sheet on the White Rose Maths website.

You can do it on paper and take a picture, or screenshot it and edit it before you send it in. You choose!

  • Writing.

 Today we are going to be doing a Grammar Hammer Worksheet linked here. These are the same worksheets we use in class and but we are all going to do a Stage 5. Please complete it and send me a photo.

Keep a note of your score so you can try to beat it next week!

Please make sure to contact me if you need any help with any of the terms.

 

  • Reading.

 Today let’s stretch your vocabulary!  Have a look at the image of the spaceship linked here and use a thesaurus (online ones work too!) to choose amazing, astounding vocabulary to describe the image.  Challenge yourself to find 10 words you’ve never used before!

 Take a photo or screenshot of your ideas and upload it!

  • Fun Challenge.

Our Topic this half term is Stargazers!

Today let’s challenge our Science knowledge!

Research the Solar System and present your findings however you like.  You could create a poster, a model, a video or a presentation.

21.04.2020

  • Maths.

Go to https://whiterosemaths.com/homelearning/year-5/ and watch the video from Week 1 Day 1 – Decimals as fractions 2.

When you've finished the lesson, have a go at completing this worksheet linked here. After you've finished it you can self-assess using the answer sheet on the White Rose Maths website.

You can do it on paper and take a picture, or screenshot it and edit it before you send it in. You choose!

  • Writing.

 Up levelling sentences!  Have a look at these boring sentences and improve them (linked here).  Make them as exciting as possible by using AP sentences, adjectives, adverbs, similes and metaphors.

 Take a picture of your exciting sentences and upload it!

  • Reading.

 Today we don our detective hats and have a go at some inference!  Look carefully at the clues in the picture linked here and use them to draw your own conclusions.  Grown-ups sometimes call this reading between the lines!

Take a picture or screenshot of your ideas and upload them!

  • Fun Challenge.

 Calling all historians! Read the text linked here which is all about Galileo. Create a diary entry written as the man himself, all about his scientific ideas.

22.04.2020

  • Maths.

Go to https://whiterosemaths.com/homelearning/year-5/ and watch the video from Week 1 Day 1 – Decimals as fractions 2.

When you've finished the lesson, have a go at completing this worksheet linked here. After you've finished it you can self-assess using the answer sheet on the White Rose Maths website.

You can do it on paper and take a picture, or screenshot it and edit it before you send it in. You choose!

  • Writing.

 Up levelling sentences!  Have a look at these boring sentences and improve them (linked here).  Make them as exciting as possible by using AP sentences, adjectives, adverbs, similes and metaphors.

 Take a picture of your exciting sentences and upload it!

  • Reading.

 Today we don our detective hats and have a go at some inference!  Look carefully at the clues in the picture linked here and use them to draw your own conclusions.  Grown-ups sometimes call this reading between the lines!

Take a picture or screenshot of your ideas and upload them!

  • Fun Challenge.

 Calling all historians! Read the text linked here which is all about Galileo. Create a diary entry written as the man himself, all about his scientific ideas.

23.04.2020

  • Maths.

 Go to https://whiterosemaths.com/homelearning/year-5/ and watch the video from Week 1 Day 1 – Understanding thousandths.

When you've finished the lesson, have a go at completing this worksheet linked here. After you've finished it you can self-assess using the answer sheet on the White Rose Maths website.

You can do it on paper and take a picture, or screenshot it and edit it before you send it in. You choose!

  • Writing.

 Today let’s write a setting description! Have a look at the image linked here. Imagine you walked inside the space ship…  What could you see?  Hear? Smell? Taste? Feel?  Make sure you stretch your writing muscles with the most exciting sentences you can. Try to use fronted adverbials, noun phrases, AP sentences and imagery such as similes and metaphors.

Take a picture of your finished masterpiece and upload it!

  • Reading.

 Let’s ask some questions today! Have a careful look at the image linked here and ask some questions about what you see.  What do you wonder?  What would you like to ask a person who was there?

Take a picture or screenshot of your ideas and upload them!

  • Fun Challenge. 

 

This half term in R.E., we are thinking about the Women of the Bible.  First up we have Jochebed!

Watch the clip and answer the questions on the attached sheet.

24.04.2020

  • Maths.

 Go to https://whiterosemaths.com/homelearning/year-5/ and watch the video from Week 1 Day 1 – Thousandths as decimals.

When you've finished the lesson, have a go at completing this worksheet linked here. After you've finished it you can self-assess using the answer sheet on the White Rose Maths website.

You can do it on paper and take a picture, or screenshot it and edit it before you send it in. You choose!

  • Writing.

 Today is your chance to wow me with a story! Have a look at the story starter and continue it with your own plot. Make sure you entertain your reader (me!) with the most exciting sentences you can.  Try to use fronted adverbials, noun phrases, AP sentences and powerful vocabulary. Use the sheet for more help.

Take a picture of your finished masterpiece and upload it!

  • Reading.

 For your reading task today, follow this link and choose a book to read from your level (if you are not sure what level you are at then send me a message!)

link to oxford owl

When you have read the book, have a go at filling in this book review and send it through!

  • Fun Challenge.

Year 5 are experts at creating exploded diagrams now! Keeping with our theme of Earth and Space, create an exploded diagram of the layers of the Earth.

I can’t wait to see your finished diagrams!