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Year 5 – 5C

Welcome to Year 5!

Welcome to our Year 5 page. Here you will find important information about our Class  routines, curriculum and general information. We will also keep you updated about the amazing activities we have been getting up to at school. Please scroll down to keep up to date with our class blog.

The government have released a list of home learning websites arranged by subject for parents and children to access at home. For Year 5, access the resources linked to Key Stage 2.

https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/coronavirus-covid-19-online-education-resources/coronavirus-covid-19-list-of-online-education-resources-for-home-education

Monday 23rd November   

Hi Year 5!

Here is some work to keep you busy if you are unable to come to school. 

Spelling

Practise your spellings this week and get a grown up to test you on Friday.

automatic 

autobiography

autograph

teleport 

television

telegraph

paragraph

photography

photographic

photosynthesis

Reading

Complete the following comprehension activity.

Writing

Activity 1

Our new writing genre is non-chronological reports.  Follow the link and watch the videos for lessons 1-4 and complete the activities .

Activity 2

Maths

Watch the video to find out about prime numbers and complete the activities

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/topics/zfq7hyc/articles/z2q26fr.

Activity 2

Activity 3

I would like you to practise your 7 x table.  Remember by the end of year 5 we need to be able to recall all of our timetables so while we are not at school, this is the perfect time to practise.

Here are some links to help you practise.

https://ttrockstars.com/

https://mathsframe.co.uk/en/resources/category/7/multiplication-and-division

At the end of the week, ask a grown up to test you

Topic

Science

Mrs Clark’s class – complete the lessons and activities on our new topic Earth and Space.

https://classroom.thenational.academy/units/space-5857

Art – Lowry

Lowry used match stick men in his paintings.  Choose some try to sketch and colour on your own.

Hi Year 5! Monday 16.11.20

Here is some work to keep you busy if you are unable to come to school. 

Spelling

How many words can you make using the prefix and suffixes?

Reading

Complete the following comprehension activity.

Writing

Activity 1

Mrs Clark’s class

Write a story explaining how the ‘thing’ ended up in the lake at Quetico Park.

Make sure you include expanded noun phrases, adverbs and adverbial phrases and powerful verbs. 

Miss Dodds’ class

Write a story explaining what happened when they characters entered the house.

Make sure you include expanded noun phrases, figurative language and powerful adjectives.  

Activity 2

Mrs Clark’s class

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/topics/zvwwxnb/articles/zg8gbk7

Watch the video about how to use hyphens and dashes and complete the activities.

Maths

This week we are learning about factor pairs.  Watch the video and complete the lesson.

https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/factor-pairs-61k3cd?from_query=factor+pairs

Activity 2

Now complete the task below.

Activity 3

I would like you to practise your 8 x table.  Remember by the end of year 5 we need to be able to recall all of our timetables so while we are not at school, this is the perfect time to practise.

Here are some links to help you practise.

https://ttrockstars.com/

https://mathsframe.co.uk/en/resources/category/7/multiplication-and-division

At the end of the week, ask a grown up to test you J

Topic

Science

This week we are starting our Earth and Space topic.  Follow the link and complete lesson 1 and 2.

https://classroom.thenational.academy/units/space-5857

Miss Dodds, Mrs Clark, Mrs Pearson and Mrs Brown.

Monday 9th November   

Hi Year 5!

Here is some work to keep you busy if you are unable to come to school. 

Spelling

This week, we are going to learn more words from the year 5 and 6 spelling list.  Find out the meaning of the words and practise how to spell them.  Ask a grown up to test you on Friday.  

Reading

Complete the following comprehension activity.

Writing

Activity 1

Mrs Clark’s class

Can you write the last diary entry Francis would have written in her journal?  Remember to include thoughts and feelings.

Activity 2

Mrs Clark’s class

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/articles/zvjgf82

Follow the link and find out how to use colons and dashes.  Once you have watched the video, complete the activities and the quiz.

Miss Dodds’ class

Watch the video that shows you how to use a semicolon and then complete the quiz.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/topics/zvwwxnb/articles/zshfdxs

Maths

This week we are adding and subtracting using formal written method

Activity 1

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/topics/zy2mn39/articles/z3kmrwx

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/articles/zrtsy9q

Watch the video to refresh you methods and then try the worksheets below.

Activity 2

Activity 3

I would like you to practise your 9 x table.  Remember by the end of year 5 we need to be able to recall all of our timetables so while we are not at school, this is the perfect time to practise.

Here are some links to help you practise.

https://ttrockstars.com/

https://mathsframe.co.uk/en/resources/category/7/multiplication-and-division

At the end of the week, ask a grown up to test you J

Topic

Science

Forces

This week we are starting our new learning on forces.  Follow the link and complete lesson 2 and 3.  

https://classroom.thenational.academy/units/forces-717d

RE

This half term we are learning about the true meaning of Christmas.

Miss Dodds, Mrs Clark, Mrs Pearson and Mrs Brown.

Monday 2nd November   

Hi Year 5!

Here is some work to keep you busy if you are unable to come to school. 

Spelling

Our spellings for this week is the prefix re and co.  Find out the meaning of the words and practise how to spell them.  Ask a grown up to test you on Friday.  

Reading

Complete the following comprehension activity.

Writing

Activity 1

https://www.literacyshed.com/francis.html

Watch the first minute of the clip above. 

Why do you think the narrator will not go back to Quietco park?  Make a prediction.

Can you gather adjectives and phrases to describe the setting?

HorizonWoodland
LakeSky

Activity 2

Use the vocabulary gathered above to write a setting description to set the scene.  Can you include some similes and metaphors?

Activity 3

Mrs Clark’s class

Watch the video that shows you how to use a semicolon and then complete the quiz.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/topics/zvwwxnb/articles/zshfdxs

Maths

This week we are learning about perimeter and area.

Activity 1

https://classroom.thenational.academy/units/length-and-perimeter-623a

Follow the link and complete lessons 5 and 6(you will need a ruler).

Activity 2

Mrs Clark’s class

Activity 3

I would like you to practise your 7 x table.  Remember by the end of year 5 we need to be able to recall all of our timetables so while we are not at school, this is the perfect time to practise.

Here are some links to help you practise.

https://ttrockstars.com/

https://mathsframe.co.uk/en/resources/category/7/multiplication-and-division

At the end of the week, ask a grown up to test you J

Topic

Science

Forces

This week we are starting our new learning on forces.  Follow the link and complete lesson 1.  

https://classroom.thenational.academy/units/forces-717d

Miss Dodds, Mrs Clark, Mrs Pearson and Mrs Brown.

Monday 19th October

Hi Year 5!

Here is some work to keep you busy if you are unable to come to school. 

Spelling

Can you make these words plural? Add s, es or ies

Put the plural words in a sentence and get your grown up to test you on them on Friday.

Reading

Complete the following comprehension activity.

Writing

Activity 1

This week we will be exploring newspaper articles.

Follow the link and complete the steps from lesson 7.  How far can you get?  Could you finish your newspaper report?  

https://classroom.thenational.academy/units/spiderman-journalistic-writing-191c

Activity 2

Follow the link to learn about apostrophes for plural possession.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/articles/zmt2mfr

Complete the worksheet below.

Miss Dodds’ class

Maths

Activity 1

This week in maths we are learning about angles.

Follow the link below and complete Lesson 1 to 5.

https://classroom.thenational.academy/units/angles-and-shape-2e85

Activity 2

Now complete the following worksheets

Activity 3

I would like you to practise your 7x table.  Remember by the end of year 5 we need to be able to recall all of our timetables so while we are not at school, this is the perfect time to practise.

Here are some links to help you practise.

https://ttrockstars.com/

https://mathsframe.co.uk/en/resources/category/7/multiplication-and-division

At the end of the week, ask a grown up to test you J

Topic

DT

Our DT topic this term is structures.  Can you research some famous skyskrapers around the world and design and make your skyscraper.   Complete the worksheets below.

Science

We have completed our circuits and conductors topic.  Can you complete the end of unit assessment?

Miss Dodds, Mrs Clark, Mrs Pearson and Mrs Brown.

Monday 5th October

Hi Year 5!

Here is some work to keep you busy if you are unable to come to school. 

Spelling

Our spellings for this week are words from the Year 5 and 6 statutory spelling list. Find the meaning of each word and practise using them in sentences.

Reading

Complete the following comprehension activity.

Writing

Activity 1

This week we will be exploring newspaper articles.

Follow the link and complete the lessons 1 to 6.

https://classroom.thenational.academy/units/spiderman-journalistic-writing-191c

Activity 2

Follow the link to learn about apostrophes for possession and contraction.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/articles/zmt2mfr

Complete the worksheet below.

Activity 2

Select appropriate vocabulary for a newspaper report.

Maths

Activity 1

This week in maths we are working on strategies to improving our mental addition and subtraction skills of larger numbers.

Follow the link below and complete Lesson 1 and 2.

https://classroom.thenational.academy/units/exploring-calculation-strategies-and-place-value-8f1f

Activity 2

How many calculations can you complete in 2 minutes?

Activity 3

I would like you to practise your 4 x table.  Remember by the end of year 5 we need to be able to recall all of our timetables so while we are not at school, this is the perfect time to practise.

Here are some links to help you practise.

https://ttrockstars.com/

https://mathsframe.co.uk/en/resources/category/7/multiplication-and-division

At the end of the week, ask a grown up to test you J

Mrs Clark’s class

Complete the following worksheet.

Topic

History – In History, we are learning about the Battle of Marathon.  Watch the video clip and write a diary entry as if you are the man running the marathon.

https://www.bing.com/videos/search?q=battle+of+marathon+horrible+histories&&view=detail&mid=A15BFDF4F9C255C20059A15BFDF4F9C255C20059&&FORM=VRDGAR&ru=%2Fvideos%2Fsearch%3Fq%3Dbattle%2Bof%2Bmarathon%2Bhorrible%2Bhistories%26qpvt%3Dbattle%2Bof%2Bmarathon%2Bhorrible%2Bhistories%26FORM%3DVDRE

Science

Follow the link and complete Lesson 6.

https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/how-much-do-we-rely-on-electricity-cnhkct

Watch the video and complete the tasks.

How much do we rely on electricity?

Miss Dodds, Mrs Clark, Mrs Pearson and Mrs Brown.

Monday 29th September
Hi Year 5!
Here is some work to keep you busy if you are unable to come to school.
Spelling

Our spellings for this week contain –ible and -able. Find out the meanings of the words and write sentences using these words. Get a grown up to test you on Friday.

Reading
Complete the following comprehension activity.

Writing
This week we will be writing our own Greek Myth
Activity 1 – Put your own ideas into the circle plan.

Using this plan can you complete your Greek myth. You should include:
• Inverted commas
• Adverbials
• Figurative language
• Synonyms for said

Activity 2 Mrs Clark’s class–
Apostrophes for possession.

Maths
Mrs Clark’s class
This week we will count forward or backwards in steps of powers of 10 for any given number up to 1,000,000.

Activity 1

Activity 2

Activity 3
I would like you to practise your 8 x table. Remember by the end of year 5 we need to be able to recall all of our timetables so while we are not at school, this is the perfect time to practise.
Here are some links to help you practise.

https://ttrockstars.com/

https://mathsframe.co.uk/en/resources/category/7/multiplication-and-division

At the end of the week, ask a grown up to test you 

Topic
History – Is it possible to write your name using the Greek alphabet? Try it using the sheet below.

Science
Electricity –
Follow the link and find out about conductors and insulators. Complete the online the activities.
https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/topics/z2882hv/articles/zxv482p

Miss Dodds, Mrs Clark, Mrs Pearson and Mrs Brown.

Can you find out 3 interesting facts about Ancient Greece.

Mrs Clarke and Mrs Brown