Join Joe Wicks for your daily exercise fix: https://www.youtube.com/user/thebodycoach1 

You should definitely take a look at: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=29LDBdpNMRc Some familiar faces reading a lovely story! 

I have been given some websites with links to stories that help support our well-being, particularly at this time: 'Many ways to share a hug' - An alternative approach to hugging at this time: https://www.childhood.org.au/app/uploads/2020/04/hug_HR.pdf 'The Coronavirus Rex!' - A picture book told from the perspective of a young boy called Billy: https://primarysite-prod-sorted.s3.amazonaws.com/green-infant-school/UploadedDocument/9fc4d7c7930b4341b9853bbd5ac4b4a7/coronasaurus-rex.pdf 'Everybody worries' - A picture book for children: https://en.calameo.com/read/000777721945cfe5bb9cc?authid=Xu9pcOzU3TQx&fbclid=IwAR0EY55KtALcVjfqPtHp_I254iVjl7HN4lFJFOoL7Tejyg9CBBbr5eTRONE 'My Hero is you!' - A picture book that shares how children can help:  https://interagencystandingcommittee.org/system/files/2020-04/My%20Hero%20is%20You%2C%20Storybook%20for%20Children%20on%20COVID-19.pdf  'Coronavirus, a book for children' - a book to help answer children's questions: https://nosycrow.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/04/Coronavirus_INS.pdf 

It has been great hearing what you are reading at home! Here are some titles I have been sent: HARRY POTTER AND THE HALF-BLOOD PRINCE (the sixth book in the series, things really start to get dark in this one!) SERIES OF UNFORTUNATE EVENTS (a series of books following the tales of the Baudelaire children, she is on book 11 of the series!) FAMOUS FIVE (a classic series of books following the adventure of 5 children and their dog) SLIME (the new David Walliams book) HEARTLAND (a series based around Amy Fleming, who lives on a ranch called Heartland in Virginia) ERAGON (a series about a boy and his dragon saving the world) THE HOBBIT (the prequel to Lord of the Rings about how Bilbo found the One Ring) HARRY POTTER AND THE GOBLET OF FIRE (number four in the famous series, where the Triwizard tournament comes to Hogwarts). CHARLIE BONE series (Children of the Red King, an 8 book series following Charlie's discovery that he has magic powers). Keep up the reading! I'd love to hear of more books you would recommend. Remember you can access books via 'Oxford Owls'.

Welcome Class 5

We have two more days! 

21/07/20

Literacy: It's the last day of term! Why don't you play some word games today! Play Boggle, Scrabble, Hangman... Have some fun! 

Maths: Why don't you play some maths games to! You could play monopoly, snakes and ladders... 

Something Different: Can you believe it is the last day of year 5? Why don't you have a film afternoon? Watch a film and let me know about it! 

Have a fantastic Summer Holiday! I can't wait to see you in September!  

20/07/20

Literacy: Write me a story today! 'If I Worked In A Zoo...' Use this opportunity to talk about favourite animals, caring for living creatures and the importance of hard work. 

Maths: I have uploaded the White Rose learning for today. 

You could also look at your name and fractions: 

M I S S B U X T O N
1/10 1/10 1/10 1/10 1/10 1/10 1/10 1/10 1/10 1/10

My name has this many equal parts: 10

Each letter of my name represents the unit fraction: 1/10

The fraction of vowels in my name is: 3/10

The fraction of consonants in my name is: 7/10

Something Different: Why don't you create a self portrait today? Try to create the self portrait using Van Gogh's style (we looked at his paintings this year). 

 

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Some new websites you could visit:

pbskids.org          ABCMOUSE.com           funbrain.com           Disney Jounior           https://www.loc.gov/families             https://www.starfall.com

https://www.nga.gov/education/kids.html          Seusswille.com              https://scratch.mit.edu           https://kids.nationalgeographic.com

https://codeacademy.com/

To access good resources, you can access these through 'Twinkl'. This is offering free access if you go to: www.twinkl.co.uk/offer and enter the code UKTWINKLHELPS

THINKUKNOW have made packs that have 15-minute activities you could do with your child at home about online safety: Stay Safe Online resources

The wizarding world has opened a new page full of activities you can be enjoying at home! https://www.wizardingworld.com/collections/harry-potter-at-home 

  A lovely idea for this evening: Oliver Jeffers is doing a stay at home story time every day at 6pm. https://www.oliverjeffers.com/books#abookaday/

David Walliams is posting a daily audio story of his. A fantastic listen! https://www.goodhousekeeping.com/uk/lifestyle/a31909033/david-walliams-free-childrens-audio-story/?utm_medium=social-media&utm_campaign=socialflowFBGHUK

The National Theatre is to broadcast a new play every Thursday night at 7pm. Find out more at: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCUDq1XzCY0NIOYVJvEMQjqw 

A new book that helps to explain the current situation to children: https://nosycrow.com/blog/released-today-free-information-book-explaining-coronavirus-children-illustrated-gruffalo-illustrator-axel-scheffler/ 

A good video to teach about fake news: https://www.commonsensemedia.org/blog/how-to-spot-fake-news-and-teach-kids-to-be-media-savvy

Loads of Home Activities from David Walliams: file:///C:/Users/user/Documents/ideas/Free%20Fun%20Activities%20Alert!%20-%20The%20World%20of%20David%20Walliams.html 

Change4Life activities from the NHS: https://www.nhs.uk/change4life/activities/indoor-activities 

Big Cat Sanctuary Live: https://www.facebook.com/events/253386892498686/?event_time_id=253386895832019 

Steve Backshall is posting live everyday! https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCm-URP49TgSgyIU1rgh2m7A

Some useful websites to visit for some extra activities: 

Thank You NHS and Key Workers


Hi everyone!

17/07/20

Literacy: Please complete the Guided reading activity from the Home Learning Pack. 

Maths: I have uploaded the White Rose Learning with the answers below. Please also complete the Maths activity from the Home Learning pack. 

French: Create a French word revision pack. Make some flash cards with french words on one side and the english on the other. Then test yourself using the cards. 

Spellings: https://spellingframe.co.uk/spelling-rule/5/Year-5-and-6 Try Spelling rule 57.

Something Different: You could set up a Stop Motion Studio. There are some great free apps to try, like 'Stop Motion Studio'. It's easy to use and you can make some great stop motion shorts without having to invest in any of the in-app extras. You basically photograph the steps of a  small animation sequence using Lego (for example), then the app brings it all to life for you! It's really good fun!

16/07/20

Literacy: Write a neat version of your pamphlet. Don't forget pictures. You could type it using Microsoft Publisher.

Remember to complete the activity for Thursday. 

Maths: I have uploaded the White Rose Learning with the answers below. Remember to complete the activity from the Home Learning Pack as well. 

Topic: As your last Topic lesson, create a revision poster for everything we have learnt about rivers this term. What was your favourite lesson? What was the most interesting fact you learnt this term? What do you think was the most important moral from the topic?

Spellings: https://spellingframe.co.uk/spelling-rule/5/Year-5-and-6 Try Spelling rule 56.

Something Different: Why don't you get out today? Go for a walk, play some rounders etc. 

15/05/20

Literacy: Write a first draft of your information pamphlet. Remember to use a purple pen of power to check, improve and edit your writing. 

Remember to complete the activity for Wednesday. 

Maths: I have uploaded the White Rose Learning with the answers below. Please complete the activity from the Home Learning Pack as well. 

Art: Design a new entrance sign for class 6! I may use yours for the our new class!!

Spellings: https://spellingframe.co.uk/spelling-rule/5/Year-5-and-6 Try Spelling rule 55.

How have you found the spellings this week? Make a word search of the words you have learnt this week. 

Something Different: It's World Youth Skills day. Make a list of all the skills you have. You are all amazing individuals, with fantastic skills. Make a poster about yourself to show how wonderful you are!  https://www.un.org/en/observances/world-youth-skills-day

14/07/20

 Literacy: Well done for your research yesterday. Today I want you to come up with a layout for your information pamphlet. Where do you want to have everything? What do you need to include? Where will your pictures go? 

Maths: I have uploaded the White Rose Learning with the answer below. Please also complete the activity from today in the Home Learning Pack. 

Science: This is your last science lesson this year! Let me know what your favourite topic was, your favourite experiment, your most interesting fact from this year. 

Spellings: https://spellingframe.co.uk/spelling-rule/5/Year-5-and-6 Try Spelling rule 54.

Something Different: On the same trend as yesterday, write a note to someone in our class telling them what you're looking forward to next year! I'm super excited!


13/07/20

Literacy: This week, we are going to create a pamphlet for one of the seven natural wonders of the world. Today, choose one of the wonders and complete some research on the location, the history, the story behind this natural wonder. 

Don't forget to complete today's activity in the Home Learning Pack below.  

Maths: I have uploaded the White Rose Learning with the answers below. I have also uploaded this week's Home Learning Pack. Please complete the Monday activity from the pack.

You could also make a properties revision guide for 2D shapes! Don't forget to put all the features of the different shapes! Maybe you could come up with a new way of remembering the different vocabulary. 

IT: Today, practise your touch typing skills! They will come in handy in time to come! https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/topics/zf2f9j6/articles/z3c6tfr

Spellings: https://spellingframe.co.uk/spelling-rule/5/Year-5-and-6 Try Spelling rule 53.

Something different: On 30th July it is the International day of friendship. We will have broken up for summer by then, so let's start preparing for this day now! Why don't you write a letter to a friend you haven't heard from in a while! Everyone loves getting post! 

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10/07/20

Literacy: Write an information page about the hobby you researched yesterday. Think about how you are going to structure your writing, ensure your ideas link together and you include plenty of details to interest your reader. Think about clear sections of writing you should include. 

Maths: Complete today's White Rose and activity from the Home Learning Pack. 

You could also go on Times table rockstars! Don't forget to do your 5aday activity too! 

Music: Have you ever written a song? Why don't you give it a go? What would your lyrics be about?  

Spellings: https://spellingframe.co.uk/spelling-rule/5/Year-5-and-6 Try Spelling rule 52.

Something Different: It's Friday! Are we ready for the weekend? What are you going to do? Why don't you write a time table for the weekend and see (on Sunday evening) how close you were to getting it right!

09/07/20

Literacy: Choose a hobby to find out more about something you currently don’t participate in, but are interested in finding out more about. (Possible hobbies: swimming, dancing, horse riding, gymnastics, yoga, astronomy, photography, gardening, playing an instrument, cooking)
• What is it? Do you need special equipment? Is it expensive?
• How do you do this hobby?
• Why do people like it?

Don't forget to complete the activity from the Home Learning Pack. 

Maths: Complete today's White Rose and activity from the Home Learning Pack. 

You could also complete a Carol Vorderman's lesson.

Don't forget to do your 5aday activity too!  

Topic: Create an educational poster to explain to local residents why we need to look after our rivers. Why are they important? What animal habitats would we loose if we didn't? Why may we get more flooding? What would happen to houses built on flood plains? 

Spellings: https://spellingframe.co.uk/spelling-rule/5/Year-5-and-6 Try Spelling rule 51.

What words have you been finding tricky? What rules were hard to pick up? Why don't you make a revision guide to help you with the words and rules you have found difficult?

Something different: Have you every played Sudoku? If you don't have a paper copy of any, here is a website you could give Sudoku a go!  https://websudoku.com/

 08/07/20

Literacy: Why don't you finish your poster from yesterday. Make sure you make it really persuasive! What makes a good poster? Can you read your information from far away? Does it make people want to look at it? What complementary colours could you use to make it pleasing to the eye? 

Don't forget to complete Wednesday's Home Learning pack activity.

Maths: I have uploaded the White Rose lessons and answers for today. Please complete and mark your learning. 

I have also uploaded this week's Home Learning Pack and answers. Try Wednesday's activity.

Remember to try a lesson on bitesize or on: https://www.thenational.academy/online-classroom/year-5/maths#subjects

Art: Why don't you make a mosaic art today?  

Spellings: https://spellingframe.co.uk/spelling-rule/5/Year-5-and-6 Try Spelling rule 50.

Why don't you make a word search with the words you have been looking at this week?  

Something different: Masks have become a huge part of our lives at the moment. Have you made one for yourself? I had a few made for me. Why don't you design a new one? 

 07/07/20

Literacy: From the video ‘Girl and Robot’, make a poster to advertise the robot for sale or design your own robot with its own special features.

Think about:

• What are its unique features?

• Why would somebody need it? What will it do for you?

• Why is it better than other robots?

• How are you going to persuade someone to buy it? 

Don't forget today's activity in the Home Learning pack! 

Maths: I have uploaded the White Rose lessons and answers for today. Please complete and mark your learning. 

I have also uploaded this week's Home Learning Pack and answers. Try Tuesday's activity. 

Spellings: https://spellingframe.co.uk/spelling-rule/5/Year-5-and-6 Try Spelling rule 49.

Something different: Why don't you write a letter to yourself for September? What would you tell your future self? You could store it in an envelope and save it for your first day back at school! 

06/07/20

Literacy: Complete the literacy activity from the Home Learning Pack for today. Don't forget to mark your answers. 

Watch the animation ‘Girl and Robot’: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5Qx5hf1zLmk 

Create a timeline of events and then write the narrative from the viewpoint of
either the girl or the robot.
Think about:
• What happened
• How they were feeling
• Describe in detail what they saw, heard and felt

Maths: I have uploaded the White Rose lessons and answers for today. Please complete and mark your learning. 

I have also uploaded this week's Home Learning Pack and answers. Try Monday's activity. 

Don't forget to try Corbett's 5aday! How are you doing with these? Are you getting more accurate? What about your Times tables? Remember how important these are! It is so important for your mental methods to keep up the practise on these!  

R.E.: There are lots of religions that have more than one god. Why don't you pick one god from another religion and create a mood board for that god. Tell me all about it. Name, religion, any powers, any stories that come with it.  

Spellings: https://spellingframe.co.uk/spelling-rule/5/Year-5-and-6 Try Spelling rule 48.

Remember to keep up with the statutory words below! Remember to practise these and check your understanding of their meanings. 

Something Different: Why don't you make a skeleton today? You could use toilet rolls and kitchen rolls to make the bones in your body. Or you could use cotton buds? Don't forget to label the different bones!

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03/07/20

Literacy: Please complete the guided reading activity from the Home Learning Pack. 

Maths:  I have uploaded today's White Rose Learning below with the answers. Remember to mark your learning after you have completed it to check your answers. 

Why don't you have a times table race today? Race a family member. You could challenge them to some really hard times tables!! :D

French: Have you ever tried watching one of your favourite films in French? It is very interesting! Why don't you give it a go? What words can you pick out?  

Spellings: https://spellingframe.co.uk/spelling-rule/5/Year-5-and-6 Try Spelling rule 47.

Something different: Tomorrow is the International day of the Cooperatives. https://www.un.org/en/observances/cooperatives-day This will tell you more about the day! 

Basically, it is about Climate change! The world is changing at an alarming rate. What could we do to help stop or even slow down Climate change? 

 

02/07/20

Literacy: Create a grammar quiz to test your family’s knowledge! Are they as good at grammar as you? You may also wish to email the quiz to a friend to
test each other’s knowledge.

- Think about the format of the quiz e.g. question and answer, true or false, multiple choice, finish the sentence, fill in the missing gap…
- Make notes on all the grammar you have learned in Y5 this year e.g. noun phrases, adverbs, prepositions, verbs and verb forms, model verbs,
punctuation, dialogue…
- Then create your quiz! Make sure you note the answers down somewhere!

Please complete Thursday's Literacy activity from this week's Home Learning pack. 

Maths:  I have uploaded today's White Rose Learning below with the answers. Remember to mark your learning after you have completed it to check your answers. 

Complete Thursday's activity from the Home Learning pack.  

Topic: How can we protect the rivers of Britain? Prepare questions we could ask professionals to find out what can be done to prevent the damage of our rivers. 

Spellings: https://spellingframe.co.uk/spelling-rule/5/Year-5-and-6 Try Spelling rule 46.

Something different: It was Canada Day yesterday! Why don't you do some research about this country? Why do they celebrate Canada Day? How do they celebrate it? 

01/07/20

Literacy: Today I want you to write about arriving at the castle in the mountains. How do you feel now that you have arrived? Does anything about the appearance surprise you? 

Please complete Wednesday's Literacy activity from this week's Home Learning pack. 

Maths: I have uploaded today's White Rose Learning below with the answers. Remember to mark your learning after you have completed it to check your answers. 

Complete Wednesday's activity from the Home Learning pack.  

Art: Write an evaluation about your water feature. What went well? What would you improve? What would you do differently next time? What are you most pleased about it?

Spellings: I seemed to have forgotten spellings yesterday! https://spellingframe.co.uk/spelling-rule/5/Year-5-and-6 Try Spelling rule 45.

Something different: Did you enjoy your virtual tour of the Science museum? Why don't you go on one of the Natural History museum?https://www.nhm.ac.uk/visit/virtual-museum.html 

30/06/20

Literacy: Today, continue with your tale of the mysterious castle in the mountains. How do you feel as you get closer to the building? Does anything change? 

Do not get to the building yet. This is a build up. 

You can also complete today's Literacy activity from this week's Home Learning pack. 

Maths: I have uploaded today's White Rose Learning below with the answers. Remember to mark your learning after you have completed it to check your answers. 

Complete Tuesday's activity from the Home Learning pack.  

Science: What was the most interesting life cycle for you? Create a poster explaining the difference between the different animal types. Use your research into the life cycles from the last few weeks to help you. 

Something Different: It is International Asteroid day! What is an asteroid? Have you ever seen an asteroid? Why don't you go on a virtual tour of the Science Museum. Make sure to go with an adult! What can you find out about asteroids?  https://www.sciencemuseum.org.uk/virtual-tour-science-museum

29/06/20

Literacy: Imagine you are walking through the mountains when you come across this scene below.

Write a description in first person explaining what you saw, heard, felt as you you approached it. 

Tomorrow you will be writing what you saw as you got closer, so don't get too far into the description. Remember it is only a beginning of a narrative. 

Complete today's Literacy activity from this week's Home Learning pack (pack 10). 

Maths: I have uploaded today's White Rose Learning below with the answers. Remember to mark your learning after you have completed it to check your answers. 

I have also uploaded this week's Home Learning pack (pack 10). Complete Monday's activity and check your answers using the answer pack. 

IT: https://www.typingclub.com/ Use this website to develop your typing skills. It's got some fun games to play to develop your speed. Alternatively you could use Dance Mat typing from BBC Bitesize: https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/topics/zf2f9j6/articles/z3c6tfr

Spellings: https://spellingframe.co.uk/spelling-rule/5/Year-5-and-6 Try Spelling rule 44.

Something Different: It is International day of the Tropics today. https://www.un.org/en/observances/tropics-day Have a look at this website with more information about these beautiful places. Why don't you make a collage of the information and pictures of the amazing habitats and creatures. 

 

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26/06/20

Literacy: How did you do with your non-chronological reports? Did you finish them? If you didn't, take today to complete it and improve your writing. Remember to include at least one question, exclamation marks, fronted adverbials, modal verbs and relative clauses. 

If you did finish it, complete the extra activity in the Home Learning Pack. 

Maths: I have uploaded today's learning from White Rose. Remember to also complete today's activity from the Home Learning pack.

Remember you can also complete the 5ady, Carol Vorderman's, bitesize and times table rockstars if you need to fill some time! 

Music: What is your favourite song? Try and convince me to listen to it.  

Spellings: https://spellingframe.co.uk/spelling-rule/5/Year-5-and-6 Try Spelling rule 43.

Something different: Today is National coconut day and National Chocolate Pudding day. Wow! Have you ever made Chocolate pudding? My Nan makes a really yummy one! Why don't you try making one? What could you make out of coconut? 

25/06/20

Literacy: Write a non-chronological report about your animal you researched yesterday. Think about:
• What sections you need to have
• How you are going to set it out
• How you are going to make your information interesting to read

Remember to complete the Thursday activity in the Home Learning Pack. 

Maths: I have uploaded today's learning from White Rose. Remember to also complete today's activity from the Home Learning pack.

Remember you can also complete the 5ady, Carol Vorderman's, bitesize and times table rockstars if you need to fill some time! 

Topic: Today, focus on the River Medway. Find where its source is, where it goes, its twists and turns. How many maps can you find of the river? Has the river changed over time? 

Spellings: https://spellingframe.co.uk/spelling-rule/5/Year-5-and-6 Try Spelling rule 42.

Something different: Have a think. What would the world be like without books... Would we have television, radio... video games if books hadn't been around first? What do you think? 

 24/06/20

Literacy: How did you do yesterday? Did you remember the story from when we did it before? We will try section 2 later this week. 

Make sure you complete the Wednesday activity from the Home Learning pack. 

You can also select an animal that lives in North America. Do some research online and make some notes about your chosen creature. Think about dividing your notes into sections, such as appearance, habitat, diet. San Diego Zoo has a good website you might want to use: https://zoo.sandiegozoo.org/animals-plants

Maths: I have uploaded today's learning from White Rose. Remember to also complete today's activity from the Home Learning pack.

Art: Last week you designed your water feature. Why don't you give it a go today! You could try making your water feature! 

Spellings: https://spellingframe.co.uk/spelling-rule/5/Year-5-and-6 Try Spelling rule 41.

Something different: It is the annual Day of the Seafarer tomorrow. Have a look at this website and find out about these amazing people: http://www.imo.org/en/About/Events/dayoftheseafarer/Pages/Day-of-the-Seafarer-2020.aspx

Why don't you make a poster to help raise awareness for their endeavours.  

23/06/20

Literacy: Have a look at the reading booklet I have uploaded below. We have already completed the first section. But give it another go! Just to ease us back into comprehensions. I have uploaded the 'Reading Booklet', 'Answer Booklet' and 'Marking Scheme'. 

Also, you can complete the Tuesday activity in the Home learning pack. 

Maths: I have uploaded today's learning from White Rose. Remember to also complete today's activity from the Home Learning pack.

Science: Research some different life cycles of insects. Ladybirds, Butterflies, Bees, Spiders. They have very interesting life cycles! 

Spellings: https://spellingframe.co.uk/spelling-rule/5/Year-5-and-6 Try Spelling rule 40.

Something different: It is National School Sport Week at Home. https://www.youthsporttrust.org/national-school-sport-week-home Have a look at this to see what you could do. 

Another good website to look at: https://www.nhs.uk/change4life/activities/sports-and-activities

22/06/20

Literacy: Watch this video called: 'Lighthouse': https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6HfBbSUORvo&t=11s 

Create a timeline of what happened in the video. Imagine you are the lighthouse keeper and write his diary explaining what he did when the light went out. 

Think about: How he was feeling, why he was worried when the light went out, and describing in detail what he saw and what happened. 

There is also Today's activity in the Home Learning pack. 

Maths: I have uploaded the White Rose resources below for you, and this week's home learning pack. 

You could also try one of the bitesize lessons today! 

R.E.: Look at some stained glass art. The windows in churches tell stories. Why don't you design your own stained glass window based on the story of Moses? 

Spellings: https://spellingframe.co.uk/spelling-rule/5/Year-5-and-6 Try Spelling rule 39. 

Something different: It was international Yoga day! Why don't you do some yoga! https://www.youtube.com/results?search_query=beginners+yoga Here are some you could choose from!

 

 

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19/06/20

Literacy: We had some amazing ideas yesterday about the weird character! The stories were amazing! Monopoly man, Clock hotel, Crazy Scientist! Why don't you continue your stories! What other strange characters could you meet? Why don't you draw an image of them as for illustrations? 

And

There is a reading task in the Home Learning Pack below.

Maths: I have uploaded today's White Rose Learning below.

Or

Why don't you make a quiz for using the learning you have done this week? Make 10 questions, but remember to have the answers ready! 

French: You did food last time! Why don't you find words for animals? Create a zoo and label them in French! 

Spellings:  https://spellingframe.co.uk/spelling-rule/5/Year-5-and-6 How did you find this yesterday? Try Spelling rule 38. 

Something different: It is Garfield the Cat day! Garfield is a lazy cat who loves lasagna! Why don't you create your own cartoon using this character? 

 

18/06/20

Literacy: Look at the picture of I have uploaded above of a weird character. Who might this character be? Where might you meet him? What sort of story might he come from? What does he look like? What might he do? What might he say? Write a story opening that introduces the character. You could create a different character that meets this one. 

Remember to set the scene, where does this story take place?

You can also complete the activity from the Home Learning Pack below. 

Maths: I have uploaded today's White Rose Learning below. There is also the extra activity from the Week Learning Pack. 

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Remember to complete the 5day challenges! Why don't you complete a lesson from the Carol Vorderman's website! 

Topic: Why don't you go for a walk along a river! What can you find along the way? Keep a record of the different features of rivers you find. You could keep a survey of the different wildlife, the litter you find, the types of insects you see...

Spellings: https://spellingframe.co.uk/spelling-rule/5/Year-5-and-6 Let's start using this! Try Spelling rule 37. 

Something different: It is National Go Fishing day! Have you ever tried fishing? If you have someone who could take you, why don't you go fishing! If not, what fish do we have in England that we could find? You could make a fishing poster to show me the different types of fish we get in our lakes, rivers and ponds! 

17/06/20

Literacy: Make sure you complete Wednesday's activity from the Week Learning Pack below. 

You could also write your persuasive letter today to the court. Think about how you are going to layout your letter, and what points will be your most important! Using repetition of these points is a huge bonus! 

Maths: I have uploaded today's White Rose Learning below. There is also the extra activity from the Week Learning Pack. 

Or

You could try a lesson on Bitesize today, or you could try another lesson on: https://www.thenational.academy/online-classroom/year-5/maths#subjects

Art: How did it go last week looking at the water mechanism? Today you could design your water fountain. Come up with 5 different designs for the pond at school (outside our classroom). Write what you like about each design and what you don't like about each design. 

Use your designs to create your final design for the water fountain. 

Spellings:  Look at the statutory words for years 5 and 6. Choose 5 that you want to practise today. 

Something different: Did you try the fudge yesterday? I hope it was good! It is National Eat your Vegetables day... Why don't you create an art piece out of vegetables? Making an edible art piece? 

16/06/20

Literacy: Don't forget to complete Tuesday's activity from the Week Learning Pack below. 

You could also plan a persuasive letter. Think about what language you could use in your letter. We are going to write a letter to the court to convince them that Mr Toad is either a hero or a villain. Use this website to get some good tips whilst planning your persuasive letter. https://www.time4writing.com/articles-about-writing/writing-resourcespersuasive-essay/

Maths: You could complete the next page that I have uploaded below. You could also complete Tuesday's activity from the Week Learning Pack. 

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You could go on Times Tables Rock stars and check your times tables. 

Remember to keep up your 5aday challenges: https://corbettmathsprimary.com/5-a-day

Science: How is your plant growing? Have you been recording the height? Or how it has changed? How are you recording your results? Have you tried putting your results into a graph? 

Or

You could find the life cycles of a reptile and a bird. How are they different from each other? How are they similar to each other? 

Something different: It is National Fudge Day! Have you ever tried to make fudge? https://chocolatechocolateandmore.com/3-minute-fudge/ Why don't you give this a go? 

15/06/20

Literacy: In the Home Learning pack, there are Literacy activities for each day. You could complete one. 

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We are going to be a character witness and vouch for Mr Toad's character. You can choose whether you think he is a bad person or if he is a good person. Look at the vocabulary used in a court room. Mind map this vocab you could use in your character statement. 

Maths: I have uploaded tomorrows White Rose learning below, along with this week's learning pack that has different activities each day. 

Or 

You could complete a lesson from Bitesize, or go on mathsframe.co.uk and have a play.

IT: You could have a go on: https://scratch.mit.edu and try coding. 

Spellings: Today, you could make a word search  or a crossword using the homophones from the last two weeks.

Something different: You could make a rock tower today! I have uploaded some photos below to get you inspired! 

 

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12/06/20

Literacy: Pretend you are a lawyer going to Toad Manor to meet his friends and get their opinions about Mr Toad. What would you say to them? What would they say to you? Try to use formal and informal language in your writing.

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Complete the tasks on the learning packs I uploaded below

Maths:  I have uploaded the learning from White Rose below. Don’t forget to do the tasks on the booklet I uploaded.

Music: Claude Debussy is a famous composer, and wrote a beautiful piece called ‘La Mer’. You can listen to this on this link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FOCucJw7iT8 Draw a picture whilst you are listening to it. What did you want to draw? La Mer is French for ‘the sea’, did any of you draw an ocean?

Spellings: Why don’t you get a family member to test you on the homophones from the last couple of weeks.

Something different: It’s Friday! I challenge you to a paper aeroplane contest! Who can make the best paper aeroplane that can fly the furthest?

11/06/20

Literacy: Why don’t you complete some research today into what happens in a court of law. If you were to give Mr Toad some advice, what would you tell him?

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Complete the tasks on the learning packs I uploaded below

Maths:  I have uploaded the learning from White Rose below, and the daily activities in that booklet.

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Draw a scribble art. In all the shapes you have now made, use a blue colour and find the acute angles; use a red to colour in the obtuse angles; use a green to colour any right angles; and use a purple to colour the reflex angles.

Topic: Why don’t you do some research about how Kent has changed? Have a look at historical maps and track the rivers. How have the rivers changed over time?

Rivers change the landscape by eroding, carrying the soil and then, when the water slows, it drops the soil, building a new side. Why don’t you find out about this and draw a diagram to show how this happens.

Spellings: Compare the words you have had this week with last week. You could match the homophone pairs.

Something different: I have been watching ‘The Big Flower Fight’ on Netflix! Basically, it is ‘The Great British Bake Off’ for flowers. In the second episode they designed fashion from flowers. Why don’t you give it a go to!

10/06/20

Literacy: Look back at what you wrote yesterday. Use a thesaurus or dictionary to improve your word choice from yesterday. Can you find some words you have never heard of before?

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Complete the tasks on the learning packs I uploaded below

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Did you finish the comprehension from yesterday? If you didn’t, why don’t you give it a go?

Maths: I have uploaded the learning from White Rose below. Don’t forget about the weekly booklet I also uploaded. There are daily tasks on there to complete.

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You could try a bitesize lesson? Or you could find out how long the lives are of different marine animals?

Art: Have a look at the picture I have uploaded below. Can you work out how it works? How does it keep the water flowing through the feature?

Spellings: Here are some more homophones. How many do you know? How many do you have to check if you use them? Practise these words: herd, lead, mourning, passed, proceed, principle, prophet, stationery, steel, weary, whose

Something different: I love the animals I saw yesterday! Why don’t you make them an ocean they can live in?

09/06/20

Literacy: You are going to add a new chapter to the end of ‘The Wind and the Willows’. Badger, Ratty and Mole are going to talk to Mr Toad to tell him he has to mind his manners and keep up what he has promised. Write some ideas of monologues (single person speaking) of what they could say to Mr Toad.

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Complete the tasks on the learning packs I uploaded below.

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Tyr the comprehension to ‘Who Let the God’s Out’ chapter 1 that I also uploaded below.

Maths: I have uploaded the learning from White Rose below. How are you finding it? Are you finding the sheets ok?

Science: You could try and grow your own plant from a seed. Why don’t you try and keep a running log of how it grows?

You could also find out the life cycle of an amphibian and a fish. How are they similar? How are they different?

Spellings: Practise these words, check you know the meaning of them. You could put them into sentences to check the meanings are correct: steal, wary, who’s, advise, devise, license, practise, prophesy, further, guest

Something different: As it is World Ocean’s week, you could choose one animal you find in the sea and make it! How creative could you be?

08/06/20

Literacy: Why don't you do some role play today? Imagine you are Ratty, Mole or Badger and have a discussion about Mr Toad. After everything that has happened, so you really think that he would have changed his ways? Maybe your family could help you and join in the discussion?

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Why don't you have a go at these lessons: https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/topics/z88t97h  or https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/topics/zwwp8mn 

Maths: I have uploaded the lessons for today, along with a learning pack for this week. 

You could complete some measuring today! Why don't you measure items in your house? How precise can you be? To what mm are they? 

R.E.: Why don't you look at Moses? He is linked with a few stories to do with rivers! He is sent down the river Nile, he parted the waters to escape. What stories can you find? Have you seen the Prince of Egypt? Gorgeous film! And it is being turned into a Theatre production! 

Spellings: Why don't you get someone to test you on the homophones you were learning last week? 

Something different: It is International Ocean Day this week! I know we researched the kelp forests last term, and looked into the how we can make a difference to the plastic waste. Today why don't you identify the different oceans around the world. How are they different to each other? 

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05/06/20

Literacy: By the end of the novel, Mr Toad claims he is a changed man. Is he? How has he changed? Is he a good animal? 

You could write a debate to argue whether Toad is a villain or not. 

or

You could pretend to be Mr Toad and write a diary entry, explaining to yourself that you are a changed Toad. 

Maths: I have uploaded the next sheets for your learning today from White Rose. 

You could complete a lesson from: https://www.thenational.academy/online-classroom/year-5/maths#subjects

French: I really enjoy French food! Have you ever tried croissants? They are delicious! Why don't you find out some french words for different foods? 

Spellings: Find the definitions for: heard, led, morning, past, precede, descent, desert, draft, principal, profit,

Something different: You could go bowling! Why don't you use plastic bottles you have drunk from and make skittles from them. Use a ball to knock as many as you can down! Have fun! 

04/06/20

Literacy: Mr Toad does a lot of silly deeds through the novel. When he steals the motorcar, this is a huge mistake! You could create a Wanted Poster for Mr Toad that tells us about his character. You could use examples from the text to support your poster. 

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You could write a letter to Mr Toad explaining why what he did was wrong. 

Maths: I have uploaded the next sheets for your learning today from White Rose.

Don't forget to complete your 5aday! And if you find you need something else to do, complete a lesson from Carol Vorderman's website. 

Did you find many shapes on your quest yesterday? Why don't you complete a tally chart of all the different flowers in your garden?  

Topic: This term we would be looking at Rivers. You could draw a diagram of a river, labelling significant features such as: mouth, oxbow, source. 

You could also create a diagram of a river bed, make sure you use labels to show how rivers erode the countryside through the flow of water. 

You could also locate famous rivers on a map. How many can you find? 

Spellings: Find the definitions for: aisle, aloud, affect, altar, ascent, bridal, cereal, compliment, farther, guessed. 

Something different: Why don't you play charades with you family? 

03/06/20

Literacy: Lets do some writing today using dialogue. Imagine it is the start of the story, and Ratty, Mole, Mr Toad and Badger are meeting for the first time. What would they say to each other? 

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You could imagine you are meeting these characters for the first time. What would you say to them? 

Maths: I have uploaded the sheets for today's learning below from White Rose. 

Remember you could use Bitesize to complete a lesson: https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/subjects/z826n39

What instances of Maths did you find yesterday? How about going for a shape hunt? What shapes can you find around your house or around your garden? 

Art: It is so hot at the moment, all I can think about is being in cool water to refresh! Lets design a water fountain! Today you could just research different water features. You could find 5 pictures and say what you like and dislike about them. 

Spellings: How did it go yesterday? Did you find a rule? Today could you use the words you found and put them in a paragraph? How many can you fit into a paragraph? 

Something different: How about making art using your hand prints? What different creatures could you make, and how could you use your hand prints to decorate the background? Or could you cut it out and make a 3D art? Maybe a bird?

02/06/20

Literacy: Why don't we see what we can remember from last term? You could write another fable, based around the animals from 'Wind in the Willows', with the moral: 'There's no place like home'. 

Make sure you remember what makes a good fable! Think about some illustrations you could do! 

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You could write a review of one of the versions you saw yesterday! What did you think of them? What questions do you need to answer in a review that would make people want to watch it, without giving too much away? 

Maths: I have uploaded the sheets for today's learning below from white Rose, and don't forget to try the activities from the learning pack. 

How did you do on the 5aday challenges? You could try them again today:  https://corbettmathsprimary.com/5-a-day

You could find 5 instances that you use Maths in your daily life. You may surprise yourself! 

Science: Have a look at this clip that shows animals and plants at different stages of their lives: http://www.bbc.co.uk/learningzone/clips/an-introduction-to-life-cycles/2250.html

Why don't you go on a hunt to find different wildlife? Frogs, ladybirds, birds, trees, buds... Choose how you could record what you find, and decide what part of their life cycle they are on. 

Spellings: When might you use -ce to end a word instead of -se? For example, 'advice' and 'advise'. How many examples of these words can you find? How are they different? What rule could you find from these examples that you have found? 

Something different: You could really challenge yourself today! Why don't you try drawing blindfolded? You could give yourself a category (animals, food, sunset). You could even try and use colour! 

01/06/20

Literacy: We would have been looking the 'Wind in the Willows' by Kenneth Grahame. It's a classic tale, looking at the animals on the river bank. Mr Toad is a notorious flitterer! Constantly jumping from one fad to the next and causing a lot of mayhem! 

If Mr Toad came to Capel, there would be no doubt in my mind that he would have somehow trashed the school! Completely by accident, and he would offer to pay for any damages! 

You could challenge yourself! Write a description of what you think Mr Toad would be like if you were to meet him. 

Then you could have a look at this character. If you have can, watch the Disney's Wind in the Willows or: https://www.youtube.com/results?search_query=wind+int+he+willows has many different versions. Were you right with your guesses? 

Maths: I have uploaded the sheets for today's learning below from white Rose. 

I have also added a pack of activities you can complete one from each day. The answers are also below. 

Why don’t you try one of the bitesize lessons today? https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/subjects/z826n39

We can get going again with your 5aday challenges!  https://corbettmathsprimary.com/5-a-day

IT: Let's have a challenge today! Why don't you time yourself typing the first 100 words out from the book you are currently reading. Next time you could try again and see if you beat your scores!  

Spellings: Let's ease ourselves back into spelling. Choose 10 words from the lists below: LOOK, SAY, COVER, WRITE it. Then put the word into a sentence (make sure you have checked the meaning!) 

Something different: Why don't you play 'Would you rather'? What funny questions could you come up with? Here are a few of my favourites: 

Would you rather have spaghetti shoot out of your fingers or sneeze meatballs?  Would you rather sew all your own clothes or grow all your own food? Would you rather be able to fly or be invisible? Would you rather have hands for feet or feet for hands? Would you rather live in the past or live in the future?

 

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22/05/20

Literacy: So you have your character, your list of what makes a good fable, and your plot. Today you could write your own fable! Don't forget to illustrate it! 

Maths: We are all caught up with the White Rose Maths now. How have you found it having the sheets below? 

What other websites are you using? Why don’t you try one of the bitesize lessons today? https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/subjects/z826n39

I hope you are keeping up with your 5aday challenges!  https://corbettmathsprimary.com/5-a-day

You could try another lesson on: https://www.thenational.academy/online-classroom/year-5/maths#subjects

Music: Why don't you have a look at: https://www.liveabout.com/top-brazilian-music-artists-2141188 There are some fantastic music pieces from Brazil! Enjoy and try not to dance too much! 

Spellings: Why don't you make some acrostic poems using the words from the lists below? 

I have put a pack of learning that has activities for the week in the documents file below this. You could try these out, there are different activities for each day on there. 

21/05/20

Literacy: You now have a main character and a good idea of what makes a good Fable. Now we need to have a plot. Why don’t you create a story mountain or your choice of story plan to get ready to write your own fable?

Maths: I have uploaded the next two lessons below. The slideshows are on: https://whiterosemaths.com/homelearning/year-5/

What other websites are you using? Why don’t you try one of the bitesize lessons today? https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/subjects/z826n39

How are your board games? Have you tried them out? Why don’t you write some instructions for them? You could make a box and design a box front cover for your game?

Topic: Make a poster or travel guide for Brazil, encouraging tourists from the UK to visit Brazil. What do you need to include to convince them to visit? What key bits of information do we need to know?

Spellings: How were your jokes yesterday? How many of these words can you find in the book you are reading? Can you find all of them?

20/05/20

Literacy: Writing our own fable, we need to know what makes a good one! Why don't you have a look back at the two stories and make a list of features that you need to include in your own story! What types of characters do you need? What type of language do you need? How descriptive does it need to be? Could you pick out some words that could help yours? 

Maths: I have uploaded the next two lessons below. I hope you are finding these ok! This slideshows are on: https://whiterosemaths.com/homelearning/year-5/

I hope you are keeping up with your 5aday challenges!  https://corbettmathsprimary.com/5-a-day

You could try another lesson on: https://www.thenational.academy/online-classroom/year-5/maths#subjects

What board game did you  play yesterday? Did you enjoy it? Why don't you make your own board game based on drafts? 

Art: I loved your art from the past few weeks! It has been so bright and engaging! Christ the Redeemer is a very famous statue from Rio de Janeiro. Why don't you have a creative building day and make your own version of this statue? How creative can you be? 

Spellings: You could create a few jokes using the words from the year 5/6 statutory word lists. Make me laugh! 

 

19/05/20

Literacy: All fables have a moral. You could build up to write on that has the moral: Treat others how you want to be treated. They often use animals as characters, especially ones from the rainforest! Choose your main character today and make a character profile. What animal will you choose? Why will he/she need to learn a lesson? What characteristics about the character will he/she need to change because they have learnt a lesson? Are they going be the ones teaching the lessons to other characters? 

Maths: I have uploaded the next two lessons below. I hope you are finding these ok! This slideshows are on: https://whiterosemaths.com/homelearning/year-5/

Lots of you mentioned Carol Vorderman's website in our phonecalls. Remember to give her website a visit: https://www.themathsfactor.com/

If you'd like a different challenge, you could play a game! Find a board game and lose yourself for a while with your family, playing together, 

Science: Why don't you visit: https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/topics/zcyycdm and find out about the human skeleton! What weird facts can you find out about our bones? 

Spellings: Why don't you test a partner today! Find someone to challenge on the words from the statutory lists below. Who will win? 

18/05/20

Literacy: If we write our own fable like the Tortoise and the Monkey, we could set it in the rainforest. Thinking about the rainforest, we could write a letter to home to your mum and dad, describing your first impressions of the rainforest. You could think about your senses, what could you feel? What could you smell? What could you see? What could you hear? What could you taste? 

Maths: We have signed up to White Rose. I have put two lessons so we can catch back up, with the lessons we missed last week. I have put the sheets under this week's learning, with the answers. If you would like to watch the slideshow for the learning please visit: https://whiterosemaths.com/homelearning/year-5/

Why don't you try the Maths lesson on Bitesize today: https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/tags/zhgppg8/year-5-and-p6-lessons/1

Why don't you draw a map of your bedroom, if you use a grid, you could draw it to scale. 

R.E.: You could look at this today: https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/topics/znk647h/articles/zmqpkmn

Spellings: Why don't you try this today: https://www.bbc.co.uk/teach/supermovers/ks2-english-spelling-rules-with-the-super-movers-crew/zb9njhv

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15/05/20

Literacy: You could use the research you did yesterday and write a persuasive letter to convince me that it would be a good idea to go. Or you could write me a letter to convince me that there are better places to go rather than the rainforest.

Maths: I have attached a power point with reasoning problems about Place value. It is a downloadable file found under this week's learning. Let me know what you think of them. 

French: You could make a bingo game for the French vocabulary for household objects.

Spelling: Why don't you play a game on: https://spellingframe.co.uk/

Writing: There are many creatures still being discovered that reside deep in the rainforest. You could design a creature that could live in the forest, that has been hidden until now. Would it be an insect? Would it be a mammal?

 14/05/20

Literacy: It has always been a dream of mine to go and stay in the Amazon rainforest. You could find out if this is a possibility? https://tourthetropics.com/tours/posada-amazonas-lodge/ Here is one website. What could you find out about the possibility of staying there?

Maths: I hope you are keeping up with your 5aday challenges!  https://corbettmathsprimary.com/5-a-day

It is also National Buttermilk biscuit day, you could make some today! 

Why don't you try the Maths lesson on Bitesize today: https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/tags/zhgppg8/year-5-and-p6-lessons/1

Topic: You could look at pictures of Brazil’s capital: Brasilia and England’s capital: London. How are the cities similar? How are they different to each other? You could create a questionnaire to ask people about their views on these two cities. E.g. Which would they prefer to live in? What do they think of the buildings in Brasilia? Don’t forget to get their reasons for their answers.

Spelling:  You could use: https://vimeo.com/412058751/b44c4737dd to practise your spellings today. 

13/05/20

Literacy: Imagine you live in the rainforest, in a little hut, and everyday you see this turtle walk past, causing the havoc and mayhem between the animals. You could write the story from an observers point of view, asking the turtle as it strolls past what it is up to, and he replying.   

Maths: I haven't heard anything about White Rose yet. I'm in school today, so I will check to see if anyone else has heard anything. 

You could try another lesson on: https://www.thenational.academy/online-classroom/year-5/maths#subjects

I hope you are keeping up with your 5aday challenges!  https://corbettmathsprimary.com/5-a-day

How did you measuring go yesterday? How about creating some graphs using the information that you found! You could make a bar chart. 

You could use measurements within your fruit cocktail today. Have a look at the volume of the bowls, the cups, the amount of liquid you use. 

Art: You could look at the artist Eduardo Kobra: https://www.cbc.ca/news/entertainment/the-olympic-sized-mural-art-of-brazil-s-eduardo-kobra-1.3713537 You could create your own version of this art, tracing a picture of yourself, drawing straight line patterns over your face, then using the bold colours you have been using to colour it in.

Spelling: on: Why don't you play a game on: https://spellingframe.co.uk/

12/05/20

Literacy: If you could choose one of the tales from yesterday, which would you choose? Which was your favourite? Why was it your favourite? How similar are the stories? How different are they?

Maths: Mrs Farr is going to sort out the White Rose for everyone soon! I will keep you posted! 

You could try a new lesson on: https://www.thenational.academy/online-classroom/year-5/maths#subjects This website is not following the same curriculum as we would in school, but it is all year 5 objectives. 

You measure your family. How much taller are you than a younger sibling? How much smaller are you than your parents? Are you the same height as anyone? What obscure measurements could you take? How big is your eye? How wide is your ear?  

Science: You could create a timeline poster for the ages of a human body: Baby, Toddler, Child, Teenager etc. What activities can we do at these stages in our lives?

Spelling: How many words did you find yesterday? You could make a word search for them. 

Have you been back on: https://vimeo.com/412058751/b44c4737dd ? Another really good website to play games to help you learn your spellings is https://spellingframe.co.uk/

11/05/20

Literacy: I’ve attached a file of the Tale of the Tortoise and of a Mischievous Monkey. These are traditional tales from Brazil and quite funny ones! You could read these stories (make sure to look up any words you do not know the meaning of) and make illustrations for them. They are children’s stories after all! There should be illustrations!

https://etc.usf.edu/lit2go/139/the-brown-fairy-book/4346/tale-of-a-tortoise-and-of-a-mischievous-monkey/

Maths: Unfortunately, White Rose has changed it's format and requires a subscription. Until I find out more, why don't you try some other activities.  

Here are some more challenges you could get going with: https://www.mathematicsmastery.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/03/Student_Maths_Y5_W1-4.pdf

You could also have another go at the 5aday challenge! See if you beat your last score: https://corbettmathsprimary.com/5-a-day

You could try a new lesson on: https://www.thenational.academy/online-classroom/year-5/maths#subjects This website is not following the same curriculum as we would in school, but it is all year 5 objectives. 

IT: You could try the website: https://www.codingame.com/start Let me know what you think.

Spelling:  How many words can you find that include silent letters e.g. 'k', 'b', or using 'ch' instead of the 'gh' sound. 

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08/05/20

White Rose has the Friday challenge set up for today if you fancy some maths! 

https://whiterosemaths.com/homelearning/year-5

You could join the Big Cat Sanctuary Live today at 11am to see some of their amazing felines! 

https://www.facebook.com/events/253386892498686/?event_time_id=253386895832019

07/05/20

Literacy: I loved your writings from yesterday! They reminded me how precious the rainforest is! There are so many endangered animals in the rainforest. Why don't you pick one to look closer at? You could create a 'Save This Animal' poster to convince people to save these creatures that are so close to extinction.  

Maths: You could try Summer term, Week 3, lesson 4: https://whiterosemaths.com/homelearning/year-5/ 

Why don't you look into the maths of Brazil. What is the population? What is this like compared to ours? What is the average temperature? What is the land mass of the country? 

Topic: You could think about England and how the climate affects how we live? The clothes we wear, our houses, our landscape. Then make conclusions (without researching yet!) how the climate of Brazil would make the citizens’ lives different to ours. 

You could write a letter to a child who lives in Brazil asking about their daily life.

Spelling: You could continue to practise the poem you looked at yesterday. Are there any words in the statutory list that are missing from this poem?

Have you been back on: https://vimeo.com/412058751/b44c4737dd ? Another really good website to play games to help you learn your spellings is https://spellingframe.co.uk/

06/05/20

Literacy: Thank you for your research the past two days! I have been blown away with how much you have found out! Why don't you turn your bullet points into paragraphs today? Remember to add in connectives to link the sentences, and to extend them with relative clauses or using parenthesis. You could try and extend each point to 2-3 sentences. 

Did you try any of the Literacy challenges yesterday? Why don't you try the next one? https://www.englishmastery.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/03/Pupil_English_Year-5-Workbook-WK1-4-V2.pdf

Maths: You could try Summer term, Week 3, lesson 3: https://whiterosemaths.com/homelearning/year-5/

Art: Looking back at your colour choices, your research on the Brazil street parties, I was inspired! Why don't you design your own headdress for a costume? Don't forget to do more than one design, think about the parts you like best, and then join them together to make a final design. 

Spelling: You could look at this poem: https://www.englishsuccessonline.com/english-is-crazy-can-you-say-the-ough-pronunciation-poem/ Practise this and try to learn of by heart.  

05/05/20

Literacy: The Amazon rainforest is huge! I have seen some great pieces of research yesterday! How about you continue researching today? Have you looked at the rivers that run through the rainforest? There are whole ecosystems that live around the riverbanks. What can you find out about them?  

For those of you who would like an extra Literacy challenge, here is a pack of sessions about a text that is at the bottom of the document: https://www.englishmastery.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/03/Pupil_English_Year-5-Workbook-WK1-4-V2.pdf

Maths: You could try Summer term, Week 3, lesson 2: https://whiterosemaths.com/homelearning/year-5/

Did you try any of those challenges yesterday? Here are the answers to help you with the challenges: https://www.mathematicsmastery.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/03/Parent_Maths_Y5_W1-4.pdf

Science: If you read this report: http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/health/8035784.stm What statements could you make about the two charts that are on this report?

Spelling: ‘ough’ is one of the trickiest spellings in English, it can be used to spell several different sounds. How many different sounds can you find?  

04/05/20

Literacy: Brazil is covered with a beautiful rainforest. The resources and animals that live there are numerous! Why don't you look at what a rainforest is, what creatures live there, what dangers affecting the rainforest there are, and how we could solve these dangers?  

Maths: You could try Summer term, Week 3, lesson 1: https://whiterosemaths.com/homelearning/year-5/

Here are some more challenges you could get going with: https://www.mathematicsmastery.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/03/Student_Maths_Y5_W1-4.pdf

R.E.: The main religion in Brazil is Roman Catholic. What is Roman Catholicism? How is it different or similar to the Church of England? 

Spelling:  You could try those words you were tested on, on Friday. Can you beat your score?

You could make a word splat poster, using synonyms and antonyms for different words from the statutory list.   

Don't forget to visit the website: https://vimeo.com/412058751/b44c4737dd to help challenge your spelling learning.

 

01/05/20

Literacy: You could create a poster that shows your side of the argument. Do you agree with the fishermen or with the environmentalists?

Maths: You could try Summer term, Week 2, Friday Maths challenge on: https://whiterosemaths.com/homelearning/year-5/

You could try a new lesson on: https://www.thenational.academy/online-classroom/year-5/maths#subjects This website is not following the same curriculum as we would in school, but it is all year 5 objectives. Never hurts to try something new! 

For an Offline challenge: why don't you try to bake something for May Day. Make sure you use the measuring apparatus, and try to convert measurements.  

French: You could find out what the French vocabulary for words around the house.

Spelling: You could practise the words you have found this week. You could get someone to test you on the words you have found and explored. How many do you get right?

Writing: You could write a spring poem! What could today be like if it was a bright and sunny spring day? Or what is it like with the rain and rainbows? 

30/04/20

Literacy: What do you think? Have the fishermen changed your mind about the Kelp forests? What should we do now? You could write a balanced debate that shows both sides of the story.

Maths: You could try Summer term, Week 2, Lesson 4 on: https://whiterosemaths.com/homelearning/year-5/

Have you tried this website? It covers all of the year 5 curriculum and gives some challenging questions! https://uk.ixl.com/math/year-5/convert-decimals-to-fractions-and-mixed-numbers

You could also have another go at the 5aday challenge! See if you beat your last score: https://corbettmathsprimary.com/5-a-day/ 

Topic: You could research how the climate of Brazil in comparison to England? You could look at: the average weather of the place, the average rainfall, the humidity, the hours of daylight. What different maps could you find to show these differences?

Spelling: There is a rule, ‘i’ before ‘e’ except after ‘c’, however there are exceptions to this rule. How many of the exceptions can you find?

You could make up a rhyming game, like snap, with the words from the 100 spelling words.

Did you try the link yesterday? You could try the next lesson on there: https://vimeo.com/412058751/b44c4737dd 

29/04/20

Literacy: It’s hard to step into another person’s shoes. Imagine you are the fisherman and are writing to Capel’s class 5 to explain why the Kelp forests are affecting your livelihood, what would you write in your letter? How would you put your point of view across? 

Maths: You could try Summer term, Week 2, Lesson 3 on: https://whiterosemaths.com/homelearning/year-5/

You could try Carol Vorderman's lesson for another challenge: https://www.themathsfactor.com/free-sessions/try/?sample=3&return=/try/

Or if you really want a challenge:  https://www.firstmaths.com/mental-maths/free-printable-maths-worksheets/year-5/free-year-5-mathematical-challenges-for-able-pupils/

Art: You could practise using bright bold colours like the Brazil costumes. Create a scribble art and colour them in, either using paint, felt tips or colouring pencils. How bright can you make it?  

Spelling: You could look at the words: refer, prefer, transfer. Write 10 sentences that use these words with different suffixes e.g. reference or transferred.

I have been sent a link to a great resource to help with spellings! Why don't you try: https://vimeo.com/412058751/b44c4737dd 

28/04/20

You could design a superhero. You could relate your hero to our heroes today - our NHS workers, our key workers that are keeping us running. You could link your superhero to your parents! 

Literacy: There is another side to the Kelp forests, one of the big reasons why they are endangered. That is the fishing trade of the people that live on the coasts next to the kelp forests. What reasons might they give for not worrying about the Kelp forests?

Maths: You could try Summer term, Week 2, Lesson 2 on: https://whiterosemaths.com/homelearning/year-5/

Science: You could look at the gestation periods of animals compared to their mass (how long they carry a baby and how heavy they are). Is there a link?

Spelling: You could look at when an ‘r’ is doubled and when it is not, when adding suffixes to words ending with -fer. E.g. refer becomes referring. Is there a rule?

You could create a mnemonic for some of the words from the top 100 spelling words, or from the statutory word below.

27/04/20

Literacy: Why don't you write a story today to tell a friend or family. You could send me the story! You could write it based under the sea, or in the kelp forests?

You could write a letter to persuade people why it is important to look after the kelp forests. Remember to explain what a kelp forest is, what creatures live there and the benefits of the kelp forest, what dangers there are to the kelp forest, and how we could save it. Don't forget headings, bullet points, rhetorical questions, modal verbs and persuasive vocabulary.  

Maths: Back to White Rose this week! Try Week 2, lesson 1: https://whiterosemaths.com/homelearning/year-5/

You could play a card game: Black Jack (21), Snap or Go fish.

ICT: You could create a poster reminding everyone to be safe Online, even in this climate! Remember to think about who you are talking to, who you are playing with. Stay Safe!

Spelling: Could you make 3 acrostic poems using the words from the lists below?

 

24/04/20

Literacy: Yesterday you were researching about the Kelp Forests. You could choose one of the animals you found lives there and create a fact file about that animal. You could include: Name, Latin name, species, Height, Weight, Length, speed, is it nocturnal, different interesting facts about it. Don't forget to include a diagram. 

Maths: On White Rose they have posted a Friday Maths Challenge. Remember, it suggests the suitable challenges for year 5 are numbers 1 - 5, so the rest of them would be very hard! The answers are on there way, so keep an eye out for them. https://whiterosemaths.com/homelearning/year-5/

Why don't you use your map from yesterday, hide some treasure where you marked it, and see if one of your family members can follow your map to find the treasure? 

Music: Brazil has a rich history of music, some of it is mesmerising! https://www.celebratebrazil.com/brazil-music.html What are your impressions of the music? Have a look at their musical instruments, do you recognise any? 

Spelling: How many words from the list below could you use within one sentence? 

Writing: Friday, after lunch, we would have had some writing for pleasure time. Why don't you take some time to sit and write today? You could write me a letter telling me all about your time off, what you have been up to, how you have been feeling, your funniest moments... :D

23/04/20

 Literacy: You could research information today for a project about saving our oceans. Our book focuses on the Kelp Forests, so you could research: what is a kelp forest, what creatures live in the kelp forest, what the threats to the kelp forests are and what solutions there could be. 

You could watch the clip about Tasmania’s Disappearing Kelp Forests: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eRfxFZ4ndlg 

Maths: You could try another 5aday activity from: https://corbettmathsprimary.com/5-a-day/ 

You could also draw a map of your house/garden and create a hidden treasure map. Remember to use coordinates. You could try to use symbols for the different objects in your house. 

Topic: You could draw a map of Brazil. Make sure you label the cities and the oceans that surround it. 

You could also draw a map of England and see how different/similar the two countries are. 

Spelling: You could play hang man with the words from the lists below. 

Did you find any patterns with the words you have found that have the suffix -able or -ible? Can you see any rules as to when you use these suffixes? 

Remember to keep reading and using other Online resources to keep yourself busy! 

  22/04/20 

Literacy: You could think about how you would react underwater. A fantastic skill in writing is 'Show, not tell' - when writers tell the reader who a character is feeling through their actions and how they react to situations. So, without telling me the emotion you would be feeling, how would you react/ what would you do if you went on a trip down to the depths of the ocean? 

Maths: We're a little ahead of ourselves on WhiteRose, so why don't you try a 5aday activity from: https://corbettmathsprimary.com/5-a-day/  

How did you do on your times table test? Are there any that you need to practise? 

Art: Have you ever seen a Brazilian street carnival? They are amazing! There were fantastic examples of this at the 2016: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=N_qXm9HY9Ro and the end of its closing ceremony: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ssc5eLjLoMQ 

You good look at the costumes, the bright colours and elaborate accessories. do they remind you of anything? You could sketch some of your favourites that you see. 

Spelling: Any of the words you found yesterday, can they use the suffix: -ant or -ance/-ancy or even -ation instead? Does this change the meaning of any of these words?

You could write pyramids of 3 of the words in the lists below.   

21/04/20

Literacy: If you came, eye to eye with a whale, what would you think? What would the whale be thinking? Would the whale be happy to see you in the ocean? What whale would you come face to face with? 

Maths: You could look at the Lesson 4 Week 1 of Summer term on: https://whiterosemaths.com/homelearning/year-5/ 

You could use shapes to create an image. You could make an underwater scene using 2D shapes, e.g squares, rectangles, triangles etc. 

Have you given yourself a times table test recently? How did you do? 

You could try a 5aday activity from: https://corbettmathsprimary.com/5-a-day/ Do you beat your last score? 

Science: You could look at some baby photos of yourself. How have you changed since then? If you look at pictures of your parents, how could you look when you're older? What are the different stages of human growth? You could draw yourself at each stage of life. 

Spelling: In the book you are reading, how many words can you find that use the suffix -able/-ably. Are these more common that words ending with -ible/-ibly? 

Don't forget to practise the words below and the hundred most common words.

20/04/20

Literacy: Remember those beautiful adjectives and phrases you wrote on Friday? You could use those to make a gorgeous poem about the forest kelp in the ocean. You could use 'The Highway man' as inspiration for your poem. 

Maths: You could look at the Lesson 3 Week 1 of Summer term on: https://whiterosemaths.com/homelearning/year-5/ 

You could go on a shape scavenger hunt, finding 3D shapes in nature or in your home. Cubes, cuboids, cylinders etc. You could use a sorting tree to identify what the shapes are. 

R.E.: Some Christians believe that Jesus' mission was to tell the Word of God to the poor, to free prisoners and those in oppression and make the blind man see. You could think about what your Mission would be. What do you want to do for others? 

Spelling: You could pick out 5 words and write them in weird writing. You could practise your bubble writing ;) 

 

 

17/04/2020

LiteracyYou could find a picture of an underwater jungle (a kelp forest, a coral reef) and write a description using your five senses: sight, touch, taste, sound, smell. Remember to fill it with different descriptive features: alliteration, simile, metaphor, personification, onomatopoeia, adjectives, adverbs. 

If you prefer, you could create a mind map around the picture. Surrounding the picture with descriptive phrases instead of putting them into a paragraph. 

You could instead write a diary entry about visiting the jungle, describing  your experience. 

MathsI'm sorry for the confusion yesterday! Today you could look at Lesson 2, week 1 of Summer term on: https://whiterosemaths.com/homelearning/year-5/ 

TopicWe would be beginning to look at Brazil. You could find the country on the map, find it's capital, the surrounding oceans.

You could create a fact file about the country: its population, its continent, its currency etc. 

SpellingYou could make a scrabble art using the words in the lists below. 

16/04/2020

Literacy: This term we would be moving onto a new text called 'The Hidden Forest' by Jeannie Baker. It is a lovely book about a forest found in the ocean! There is a huge movement at the moment, about the amount of plastic in the oceans. You could look into facts about this, and any charities or people that are trying to sort this for our oceans. 

MathsYou could look at Lesson 1, Week 1 of Summer term on: https://whiterosemaths.com/homelearning/year-5/ 

You could try a 5aday activity from: https://corbettmathsprimary.com/5-a-day/ Do you beat your last score? 

Perfect for practising your times tables on top of Rockstars: https://www.bbc.co.uk/teach/supermovers

 SpellingsDon't forget to practise the words in the lists below!

31/03/2020

Literacy: You could use the structure of 'The Highway Man' to write your own poem. This could be based on the research you did last week on highway men, on you being a highway man, on having been caught and waiting for the gallows, or your own version of the Easter Story. 

Maths: You could look at Lesson 2, week 2 on: https://whiterosemaths.com/homelearning/year-5/I hope the videos are helping! 

You could try a 5aday activity from: https://corbettmathsprimary.com/5-a-day/ How did you find these yesterday?

You could look at: https://www.bbc.co.uk/teach/supermovers

Topic: Do you think the country was right? Should we have deposed Charles I? Should we have brought back Charles II? Should Cromwell have ruled? If you could write a letter to the government back then, what would you say?  

Spellings: You could create a crossword using words ending in -ent, -ence or -ency. You could also practise the top 100 high frequency words.  

30/03/2020

Literacy: You could look again at 'The Highway Man' poem. What is the structure? What is happening in each stanza (verse)? Do any line repeat? Is there a rhyming structure to it? What do you think about the structure? 

Maths: You could look at Lesson 1, week 2 on: https://whiterosemaths.com/homelearning/year-5/

You could try a 5aday activity from: https://corbettmathsprimary.com/5-a-day/ 

Topic: You could write an explanation to explain how England changed due to the Civil War. Remember, an explanation needs an introduction, subordination conjunctions, a heading, statements, rhetorical questions and a conclusion. 

R.E.: You could research the Easter story. What are the key events that led up to the resurrection of Christ? You could draw these in a flow chart. 

Spellings: You could write some silly sentences that use words ending in -ant, -ance or -ancy. How funny can you make them? 

 

27/03/2020

Literacy: The Highway Man uses beautiful language to describe the night and to create an atmosphere! You could use similar language to describe a scene from your window, or one from your walk. Remember to think about what atmosphere you want to create. Do you want it to be tranquil? Do you want it to be scary? Do you want to inspire? 

Maths: You could complete lesson 4 on: https://whiterosemaths.com/homelearning/year-5/  Remember that you could use your books to write the answers in, so you do not have to print off the sheets each day.

Topic: You could see how crime and punishment has changed since the Civil War. What did they do to 'punish' law breakers that is different to today? What is still the same? Does anything surprise you? 

Music: You could listen to different 'pop' songs from around the world. I quite enjoy JPop from Japan. Are there any that you like? 

 Spellings: you could create a word search using the words you used yesterday.

26/03/2020

Literacy: Most of the Highway Men found themselves facing the gallows. 'Oranges and Lemons' is a nursery rhyme that follows the bells that rang their fateful morning. You could map out where these churches are in London. 

Maths: You could complete lesson 3 on:  https://whiterosemaths.com/homelearning/year-5/  Remember that you could use your books to write the answers in, so you do not have to print off the sheets each day.

Another idea for maths today: you could find 6 times where you write the time in analogue (using a clock face) and digital in 24hour and 12hour clock. 

Topic: There are so many different people around the world, and that is what makes the world so amazing! You could look at different religious buildings from different countries. What amazing structures can you find? What religions are they from? How are they different or similar to each other? Does anything link them to each other? 

 Spellings: How many different words can you use today that end with '-cial'? e.g. special, initial, influential

25/03/2020

Literacy: You could find out what a Highway man is today. Who were famous Highway Men in history? What happened to them? Can you think of any other fictional Highway Men? 

Maths: You could complete lesson 2 on; https://whiterosemaths.com/homelearning/year-5/ It has questions and the answers next to the video.

Topic: It is such a beautiful spring. You could do some spring art: still life pictures of daffodils, landscapes, collecting nature and creating a collage, a nature walk and collect small bits of nature on some double sided sticky tape. 

24/03/2020

Literacy: Read the poem 'The Highway Man' by Alfred Noyes. It is a beautiful narrative poem, with amazing imagery. There are versions you can watch available on youtube too! If you find any words you do not understand, remember to use a dictionary to find their definitions. You could keep a record of all the WOW vocabulary you find! 

 Maths: Complete lesson 1 on; https://whiterosemaths.com/homelearning/year-5/ It has questions and the answers next to the video.

You could create a visual poster that shows how fractions and decimals link together. Think about the different ways you could show that they are equivalent. (pennies, chocolate, measuring) 

Topic: You could investigate how you could separate a pile of different materials. If you had salt and sugar, how could you tell them apart? 

Class 5

 

Welcome to Year 5!

 

Class Information

Teaching Team: Miss Buxton, Mrs Harrington, Mrs Knight, Mrs smith and Mrs Tracey. 

 

Term 1/2 Topic: "Space"

This term we will be exploring the history of Space Travel! 

Term 3 Topic: "Battle of the Roses"

This term we will be exploring the history of the War of the Roses!

Term 4 Topic: "Civil Unrest"

This term we will be exploring the history of the English Civil War!

 

Homework 

 Homework is sent home on a Tuesday and is due back the following Monday.

Topic is set termly - thank you for the beautiful pieces last term! They are on display outside our classroom. They are Fantastic!

Safer Internet Day

Making Moon Buggies