Class Page - Year 5 - Archive - March 2021

 Home Learning Challenges

Activity/resource

Extra Home Learning Pack

Click on this link to remind yourself what parenthesis is, and how we show it in our writing. 

Next, complete pages 2-5 of this home learning pack, to show how confident you are at using parenthesis. 

Then, complete pages 6-7 to show how confident you are identifying noun phrases. 

Finally, complete pages 12-16 to complete a reading task based on 'The Unsinkable Giant' Diary. 

Lego Challenge

Give your brain a rest and get creative with this 30 day lego challenge. I wonder if you can create something every day for a month? If you don't have lego, can you draw your designs on paper for me?Share your creations with me on Class Dojo. 

Origami Challenge

Watch this video and see if you can create your own origami fish. I would love to see your creations on Class Dojo or Zoom!

Next, see if you can create your own Bird Finger Puppet using the instructions in this video. 

Make your own Dollhouse

Click on this link and follow the instructions to make your own dollhouse out of materials you might be able to find in your house. 

Children's Mental Health Week

Take some time to explore some of these activities to look after your well-being and mental health:

Art

Try this 'Draw your feelings' activity. You will need a pencil and some paper before you start. 

Music

Watch this short video by Classical MPR and consider the different ways in which Music can change how we feel and express ourselves. Research shows that people feel more positive after singing to music, than they do just listening to music. 

Next, choose a song from the list below and see if you can learn the words and sing along. You can also sign some of the key words/ phrases. 

If you want to sing out, sing out by Cat Stevens

Express yourself by Labrinth

Half Term Health Challenge

If you would like a challenge this half term, try out the below activities which are focused around keeping healthy: 

  • Research your favourite sportsperson and create a poster or presentation about them, to share with me on Class Dojo after half term. 
  • To keep fit and healthy, it is important to do exercise which raises your heart rate at least five times a week. Use this activity sheet to investigate the impact that different activities have on your heart rate. 
  • Use this activity sheet to help you design a poster which advertises the benefits of exercise. 
  • See how healthy you can be and challenge yourself to eat your 5 a-day every day this half term. Record the fruit and vegetables you eat each day using this journal. 
  • Try out a new healthy recipe! Make sure you ask an adult to supervise if you are using any cooking equipment such as sharp knives. You can use one of these recipes if you need help thinking of ideas: 

 

 

Home Learning  

Friday 5th March 2021

Subject

Activity/ Resource

English

L.I. To design a menu and invitation for a special meal.

Success Criteria:

•       I can use adjectives to describe food.

•       I can use formal language.

•       I can choose words for deliberate effect.

Read through today’s slides to remind yourself of the significance of Jim buying the pie for his family.

Think about your favourite foods and what you would buy. Today, your task is to design a menu and write invitations for the meal of your choice.

Spellings

L.I. To spell words with the ‘ear’ sound spelt ‘ere’.

Ask an adult to test you on your spellings from last week:

List 1

List 2

Write out our new spellings for next week and complete the activity sheet for these:

List 1 and Activity 1

List 2 and Activity 2

Maths

L.I. To multiply mixed numbers by integers.

Success Criteria:

·       To be able to multiply fractions by integers.

·       To be able to multiply whole numbers.

·       To be able to convert improper fractions to mixed numbers.

Click on this link to find the learning for today. Complete the worksheet and mark your answers when you have finished.

https://vimeo.com/514249890

If you would like something easier, watch this video. Next, complete the worksheet and mark your answers.

https://vimeo.com/515805842

Reading

Click on the link to complete the Kobe Bryant reading comprehension.

Remember to take time to relax and listen to a story. Click on the link to listen to David Walliams reading a story:

https://www.worldofdavidwalliams.com/elevenses-catch-up/

Please also make sure that you read alone or with an adult for at least 30 minutes every day. 

Times Tables

Try out Mahogony level times tables challenge. Time yourself to see how long it takes you to complete each page. This level is very challenging, so see how long it takes you to complete the first page and try to beat your time for the next page. If you don’t have a printer at home, you can write your answers in your book instead.

Science

L.I. To find out what is in our solar system.

Click on the link to find out what a planet, moon and space dust really are. Then, you will examine the differences between asteroids, meteoroids, meteors and meteorites.

Finally, complete this sheet to design your own planet, using your own imagination to bring your ideas to life!

Challenge

If you’d like to challenge yourself, click on this link to complete the place value maths riddles.

There are 3 levels of questions for you to try, one star, two star and three stars, which can be found in the top right corner of each card. You can work your way up through them all or select one that you feel will challenge you.

 

 

Thursday 4th March 2021

Subject

Activity/ Resource

English

L.I. To write a diary entry.

Success Criteria:

•       I can write in the first person.

•       I can choose words for deliberate effect.

•       I can use show don’t tell to describe my feelings.

Read through this morning’s slides to remind yourself of the main events in the story so far. Your challenge today is to write a diary entry in role as Jim.

Poetry

Click on the links to complete the spelling, punctuation and grammar mats to revise some of the topics you have learnt about this year.

Each mat has 3 different levels, one star, two stars or three stars. Choose the level which you find challenges you best, or you can work your way through all three.

Mat 1

Mat 2

Maths

L.I. To multiply non-unit fractions by an integer.

Success Criteria:

·       To be able to multiply unit fractions by an integer.

·       To recognise the link between multiplication and repeated addition.

·       To be able to add fractions with the same denominator.

·       To be able to find equivalent fractions.

Click on the link to find today’s maths lesson: 

Complete the worksheet and mark your work when you have finished. 

https://vimeo.com/514249638 

If you would like something easier, watch this link and try this worksheet. Mark your work afterwards with the answers here. 

https://vimeo.com/515772416

Reading

Click on this link to complete the Benjamin Zephaniah reading comprehension.

Remember to take time to relax and listen to a story. Click on the link to listen to a story of your choice:

https://stories.audible.com/start-listen

Please also make sure that you read alone or with an adult for at least 30 minutes every day.  

Computing

L.I. To create a character for a video game.

Click on the link to find out what makes a good computer game. Complete the video game character worksheet and have a go at the code cracking game afterwards.

Finally, complete your weekly E-safety activity sheet.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/topics/zkcqn39/articles/zw96tfr

Music

L.I. To explore the basics of beatboxing.

Click on the link to learn how to explore the basics of the vocal percussion known as beatboxing.

Something Different

At a time when lots of us are not being as active as we would normally be, it is more important than ever to make sure that we are eating healthy food to keep ourselves fit and healthy.

Complete the healthy food journal over the next week to keep track of how healthy you are being.

If you think you are eating too many sugary and sweet snacks, why not try out these recipes to make a healthy snack for you and your family. If you have tried either of these before, why not choose a recipe from the Half Term Health challenge at the top of the page? Remember to ask an adult’s permission before you start.

Carrot and apple muffin recipe.

Fruit Kebabs

World Book Day

To celebrate World Book Day today, it would be lovely to share some pictures of your wonderful outfits on the website, so do send me a photo on Class Dojo if you are happy for yours to be shared. 

Have a go at being an illustrator! Rob Biddulph won World Book Day Illustrator this year and has some wonderful videos his website which talk you through drawing some characters step-by-step. Choose a video here and follow the instructions. 

Story Den time! Ask an adult's permission and make your own story den at home using pillows, cushions or blankets that you have in your home. Send me a picture on Class Dojo or make yourself comfortable in time for our afternoon Zoom story time later today. 

 

Wednesday 3rd March 2021

Subject

Activity/ Resource

English

L.I. To write a character description.

Success Criteria:

•       I can describe Jim’s appearance, behaviour and personality.

•       I can use adjectives and adverbs to add information.

•       I can include similes and metaphors to add detail and interest.

Read through this morning’s slides to remind yourself what we know about the main character, Jim.

Next, write a character description about Jim, thinking carefully about his looks, behaviour and personality.

Spellings

L.I. To spell words with an ‘ear’ sound spelt ‘ere’.

Read through the slides to learn the spelling rules for this week’s spellings. Write out your spellings for this week and remember to practise them every day. 

Have a go at the word search once you have practised. Choose the list that you find challenges you best:

List 1 Slideshow

List 1 Word search

List 2 Slideshow

List 2 Word search

Maths

L.I. To multiply unit fractions by an integer.

Success Criteria:

·       To be able to add fractions with the same denominator.

·       To understand the link between multiplication and repeated addition.

·       To be able to multiply unit fractions by a whole number. 

Click on the link to find today’s maths lesson.

Complete the worksheet and mark your work when you have finished. 

https://whiterosemaths.com/homelearning/year-5/spring-week-8-number-fractions/

If you would like something easier, try this worksheet. Mark your work afterwards with the answers here. 

https://vimeo.com/515216707

Reading

Complete the social distancing reading comprehension.

Remember to take time to relax and listen to a story. Click on the link to listen to David Walliams reading a story:

https://www.worldofdavidwalliams.com/elevenses-catch-up/

Please also make sure that you read alone or with an adult for at least 30 minutes every day.   

RE

L.I. To understand and explain why people make sacrifices

Read through the slides to find out about making sacrifices to show your commitment to something.

Complete the activities using the sorting cards and the benefits mind mapping sheets.

You can use paper or your device to create your information poster at the end about the sacrifice that you choose.

Circle Time

L.I. To understand how to stay safe whilst using social media.

Read through the slides to find out about keeping safe whilst using social media.  

Complete your own fortune teller to see how much you have learnt. If you don’t have a printer at home, you can copy this onto paper and make your own.

If you would like a challenge, think about the problems on the challenge cards and what you would do in those situations. Write your answers in your book.

Remember to make a social media top tips poster to demonstrate what you have learnt today.

Something Different

Read through the slides and spend a couple of minutes practising your mindfulness.

After this, remind yourself about how important it is to keep a growth mind-set so that you can learn from mistakes and continue to improve. Complete the activity sheet to check you know the difference between a growth mind-set and a fixed mind set.

 

Tuesday 2nd March 2021

Subject

Activity/ Resource

English

L.I. To write a setting description.

 

Success Criteria:

•       I can use my 5 senses to describe a familiar setting to me.

•       I can use the setting to set the mood of my story.

•       I can write in the style of Berlie Doherty.

•       I can use show don’t tell.

 

Read through this morning’s slides to remind yourself of the language that Berlie Doherty uses to describe the setting in Street Child. Then, write your own setting description based on your local shop, imagining what it would have been like in the Victorian times.

Poetry

L.I. To write a nonsense poem.

Click on this link to find out about nonsense poems and to have a go at writing your own. 

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/articles/z4rgf82

Maths

L.I To subtract mixed numbers.

Success Criteria:

·       To be able subtract fractions with the same denominator.

·       To be able to convert mixed numbers to improper fractions.

·       To be able to find equivalent fractions.

Click on the link to find today’s maths lesson.

Complete the worksheet and mark your work when you have finished. 

If you would like something easier, watch this video and try this worksheet. Mark your work afterwards with the answers here. 

Reading

Download and complete the NHS reading comprehension.

Remember to take the time to sit back and enjoy a story! Click on the link to listen to a story of your choice:  

https://stories.audible.com/start-listen

Please also make sure that you read alone or with an adult for at least 30 minutes every day. 

Geography

L.I. To use four and six figure grid references.

 Read through the slides to find out how to use four and six figure grid references to find locations on a map.

Next, complete the cracking the code activity sheet, and mark your work afterwards.

PE

L.I. To improve flexibility, strength and balance. 

Click on the link to take part in one of Joe Wicks’ PE lessons.

https://www.youtube.com/user/thebodycoach1/videos

Worship

Read a prayer from Fr Christopher by clicking on this link or choosing the ‘children’ tab on the website, and scrolling down to ‘Prayers during the time of home learning’.

https://www.sjb.lewisham.sch.uk/Children/Prayers-for-the-time-of-home-learning/

Take a moment to think about someone or something that you would like to for. Fill out a prayer template to write your own prayer, or write it in your book.

 

Monday 1st March 2021

Subject

Activity/ Resource

English

L.I. To write an advert for a pie.

Success Criteria

·       I can include a catchy slogan (using alliteration, rhyming words or word play to make it memorable and fun)

·       I can exaggerate the positive points of my product.

·       I can ask the reader rhetorical questions.

·       I can use modal verbs.

Read through the slides which we we will discuss in our Zoom lesson this morning. 

Your task today is to write an advert which persuades the readers to buy the meat pudding that Jim buys in the story. Remember it is a pie not really a pudding! How would you encourage someone to buy your product?

Punctuation

L.I. To be able to create compound nouns.

Read through the slides to remind yourself how to create compound nouns.  

Next, make your own compound nouns using the worksheet.

Finally, see how many compound noun place names you can spot in this picture.

Maths

L.I. To be able to subtract fractions by breaking the whole.

·       To be able to subtract fractions with the same denominator.

·       To be able to subtract mixed numbers.

·       To be able to convert mixed numbers to improper fractions.

·       To be able to find equivalent fractions.

Click on the link to find today’s maths lesson.

Complete the worksheet and mark your work when you have finished. 

https://vimeo.com/509809639

If you would like something easier, try this worksheet. Mark your work afterwards with the answers here. 

Reading

L.I. To apply all of my reading skills to reading comprehensions.

Click on the link to complete the Windrush Reading comprehension

Next, choose a story you’d like to listen to here, and sit back and relax. 

https://stories.audible.com/discovery

If the Audible link doesn't work, try this link instead. 

Please also make sure that you read alone or with an adult for at least 30 minutes every day. 

Art

L.I. To evaluate my own artwork.

Click on the link to find out how to add the finishing touches to our craft work that we have been working on over the past couple of weeks.

Make sure you ask an adult for permission before using scissors.

History

L.I. To research facts about Nelson Mandela.

Our History topic this term is focused on the life of Nelson Mandela.

Today, you are going to create a mind map to show everything you already know about Nelson Mandel and his life.

Either draw your own mind map in your books, or you can use this template.

If you would like to find out some key information to add to your mindmap, use these links:

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/topics/zjkj382/articles/zj3p8xs

https://www.dkfindout.com/uk/history/nelson-mandela-and-apartheid/nelson-mandela/

https://www.natgeokids.com/uk/discover/history/general-history/nelson-mandela/

Something different

 How much do you know about your family history?

Why not find out some more about your own family tree by asking a family member some questions about their childhood, and completing the family tree sheet.

 

 

Friday 26th February 2021

Subject

Activity/ Resource

English

L.I. To write a recount

Success Criteria:

·         My opening paragraph includes: When? Who? What? Where?

·         I can include time conjunctions.

·         I can write in past tense.

·         I can write a conclusion that refers back to the opening

Read through the slides from this morning to remind yourself how Tom imagines that the ant in the story feels.

Your task today is to write a recount of a day in the life of an insect in your house. How would your furniture and family appear to a tiny creature?

Spellings

L.I To be able to spell some adverbials of place.

Ask an adult to test you on your spellings from last week:

List 1

List 2

Write out our new spellings for next week and complete the activity sheet for these:

List 1 and Activity 1

List 2 and Activity 2

Maths

L.I. To be able to subtract mixed numbers.

Success Criteria:

·         To be able to subtract fractions with the same denominator.

·         To be able to find equivalent fractions.

·         To be able to subtract the whole numbers first, followed by the fractions.

Click on the link to find our Maths learning for today.

Then, complete the worksheet and mark your work with the answers afterwards.

https://vimeo.com/509806730

If you would like something easier, watch this video, complete the worksheet and mark your work with the answers.

If you would like something different, try this game. You can choose the level that you want to play. https://phet.colorado.edu/sims/html/fractions-equality/latest/fractions-equality_en.html?

If you would like a challenge, try these Football themed Maths challenges.

Reading

L.I. I can retrieve, record and present information from non-fiction. 

Click on the link to complete the reading comprehension.  

Remember to take time to relax and listen to a story. Click on the link to listen to David Walliams reading a story:

https://www.worldofdavidwalliams.com/elevenses-catch-up/

Please also make sure that you read alone or with an adult for at least 30 minutes every day. 

Times Tables

L.I. To practise my times tables.

Try out Walnut level times tables challenge. Time yourself to see how long it takes you to complete each page. If you are on Walnut level you should be able to complete it in 3 minutes. If you find it a bit hard, see how long it takes you and try and beat your own time for each page. If you have passed Walnut level, try and do it in less than 3 minutes! If you don’t have a printer at home, you can write your answers in your book instead.

Science

L.I. To learn about lunar and solar eclipses.

Today is our first lesson of our new topic- Space! I know lots of you have been looking forward to this topic.

Click on this link to find out about the Earth, Moon and Sun.

Next, complete the Space activities on Class Dojo, under ‘Science’ and ‘Space’.

Challenge

Do you feel up for another challenge? Try out the Maths challenge. Work your way through the challenges and see how far you get, marking your work to see if you are correct.

 

Thursday 25th February 2021

Subject

Activity/ Resource

English

L.I. To write an informative poster.

Success Criteria:

·         To include rhetorical questions to draw in an audience.

·         To show an awareness of a younger audience. 

·         To provide tips and suggestions to maintain friendships during lockdown.

Read through the slides from this morning to remind yourself of the things that we can do to maintain friendships when we are not together. Your task today is to write an informative poster for younger children, giving advice on how they can stay in touch with friends during lockdown.

Spellings

L.I. To be able to use their, there and they’re in the correct contexts.

Read through the slides to remind yourself of the difference between: their they’re and there.

Complete the worksheet to practise using the correct spelling in the correct context.

Check your answers by reading back through the slides to remind yourself when to use each spelling. 

Maths

L.I. To be able to subtract fractions.

Success Criteria:

·         To be able to subtract fractions with the same denominator.

·         To be able to find equivalent fractions.

·         To be able to subtract fractions with different denominators.

Click on the link to find today’s maths lesson.

Complete the worksheet and mark your work when you have finished. 

If you would like something easier, watch this video and try this worksheet. Mark your work afterwards with the answers here. 

Reading

L.I. I can retrieve, record and present information from non-fiction. 

Click on this link to complete the Reading comprehension.

Remember to take time to relax and listen to a story. Click on the link to listen to David Walliams reading a story:

https://www.worldofdavidwalliams.com/elevenses-catch-up/

Please also make sure that you read alone or with an adult for at least 30 minutes every day. 

Computing

L.I. To know how to keep safe online.

This week are continuing our E-safety work. Head to Busy Things, Year 5, Computing, Computer Literacy and Internet Safety Quiz. Complete the quiz and then create your own Internet Safety poster on Busy Things.   

Next, complete this week’s E-safety activity sheet here.

Music

L.I. To develop my body percussion skills.

Click on the link to continue learning how to develop our body percussion skills.  

Something Different

Try out these step by step drawing guides to create your own characters and self-portraits. You don’t need a printer for this, just copy each step into your books or on paper to complete your drawings.

Draw a Self-Portrait

Draw Characters


Wednesday 24th February 2021

Subject

Activity/ Resource

English

L.I. I can write a character description.

Success Criteria:

·         I can describe the character’s appearance.

·         I can describe the character’s background/past.

·         I can describe how the character speaks.

·         I can describe the character’s actions, thoughts and feelings.

Read through this morning’s slides to remind yourself of the things we have learnt about the characters so far in the story.

Your task today is to write a character description about Tom, using the picture in slides, thinking about his appearance, background, and thoughts and feelings.

Spellings

L.I. To be able to spell some adverbials of place.

Read through the slides to learn the spelling rules for this week’s spellings. Write out your spellings for this week and remember to practise them every day.

Have a go at the word search once you have practised. Choose the list that you find challenges you best:

List 1 Slideshow

List 1 Word search

List 2 Slideshow

List 2 Word search

Maths

L.I. To add mixed numbers.

Success Criteria:

·         To be able to find equivalent fractions.

·         To be able to add fractions with the same denominators.

·         To be able to add the whole numbers, followed by the fractions in mixed numbers.

Click on the link to find today’s maths lesson: 

Complete the worksheet and mark your work when you have finished. 

https://vimeo.com/507550069

If you would like something easier, watch this video and try this worksheet. Mark your work afterwards with the answers here.

https://vimeo.com/511155603

Reading

L.I . I can retrieve, record and present information from non-fiction. 

Complete the Reading Comprehension about Lily Parr.

Remember to take time to relax and listen to a story. Click on the link to listen to David Walliams reading a story:

https://www.worldofdavidwalliams.com/elevenses-catch-up/

Please also make sure that you read alone or with an adult for at least 30 minutes every day.   

RE

L.I. To explain how commitment is demonstrated in coming-of-age rituals.

Read through the slides to find out about comparing different types of religious commitments.

Next, choose the child that you would like to write as, using the activity sheets, and remember to compare their commitment to another child’s afterwards. There is no need to print all of these activity sheets, choose the one that you would like to write about and write your answers in your book.

Use the commitment posters to find out information about the type of commitment you choose.

Circle time.

L.I. I understand that there are strategies and behaviours that support my mental health and wellbeing.

Read through the slides to find out about looking after your mental health and wellbeing.

Complete the pyramid of priorities when you get to this point in the slides.

Next, complete the my control activity sheet when you reach this point in the lesson.

You can use the Gratitude checklist to think about ways that you can be kind to yourself and others.  

Finally, complete the Support Network Sheet to help you think about the people that are around you and are looking out for you at all times.

Something Different

Are you confused by our constantly changing weather in England? One minute it’s sunny, the next it’s snowing! Take control of your own weather with these activities:

Rain Cloud in a Jar

Grow Your Own Rainbow

 

Tuesday 23rd February 2021

Subject

Activity/ Resource

English

L.I. To write a newspaper report.   

Success Criteria:

·         Write in the third person.

·          Include a catchy headline.

·         Introduce the report with facts about when and where the event happened.

·         Conclude the report by explaining how the event ended/ what the situation is now.

Read through the slides from this morning to remind yourself about the events at the start of the story.

Your task today is to write a newspaper report based on the event that Petie predicts (Tom becomes lost and is saved by Lassie or another farm animal).

Punctuation

L.I. To use apostrophes for possession with plural nouns.

Read through the slides to remind yourself how to use apostrophes of possession with plural nouns.

Next, complete the worksheet to see how confident you are.

Mark your work using the answers. 

Maths

L.I. I can add fractions.

Success Criteria:

·         To be able to add fractions with the same denominator.

·         To be able to find equivalent fractions.

·         To be able to add fractions with different denominators.

Click on the link to find today’s maths lesson.

Complete the worksheet and mark your work when you have finished. 

https://vimeo.com/505801286

If you would like something easier, watch this video and try this worksheet. Mark your work afterwards with the answers here. 

Reading

L.I. I can retrieve, record and present information from non-fiction. 

Download and complete the Reading Comprehension activity.

Remember to take the time to sit back and enjoy a story! Click on the link to listen to a story of your choice:  

https://stories.audible.com/discovery/enterprise-discovery-21122356011?ref=adbl_ent_anon_ds_ds_dpsh_cntr-1

Please also make sure that you read alone or with an adult for at least 30 minutes every day. 

French

L.I. To learn the names of some French artists.

Read through the slides to learn about some impressionist artists.

Next, choose a French artist from the slides and complete this fact file with information that you can find out about them on the internet. Use the links on the slides as a starting point for your research.

PE

L.I. To improve strength, balance and flexibility.

Click on the link to take part in a Joe Wicks’ PE lesson.

https://www.youtube.com/user/thebodycoach1/videos

Mindfulness

Draw pictures of things that make you feel happy, and write captions for each picture. You can then look at what you have drawn if you feel worried or sad, and remind yourself of things you can do to cheer yourself up. Use the coping poster template to help you if you want.

 

Monday 22nd February 2021

Subject

Activity/ Resource

English

L.I I can write a dialogue to convey character.

Success Criteria:

·       I can use speech punctuation accurately. 

·       I can use speech to convey characters. 

 Read through the slides from this morning’s Zoom to remind yourself how to punctuation dialogue correctly. Next, write a dialogue based on the picture in the slides, making sure you use the speech to convey the different characters in the image.

Punctuation

L.I. To use apostrophes for possession.

Read through the slides to remind yourself how to use apostrophes for possession.

Next, complete the worksheet to see how much you have learnt. I wonder if you can include an apostrophe for possession in your writing today?

Maths

L.I To add 3 or more fractions.

Success Criteria:

·       To be able to add fractions with the same denominator.

·       To be able to find equivalent fractions.

·       To be able to add 3 or more fractions.

Click on the link to find today’s maths lesson.

Complete the worksheet and mark your work when you have finished. 

https://vimeo.com/504416042

If you would like something easier, try this worksheet. Mark your work afterwards with the answers here. 

Reading

L.I. To summerise dialogue and give an opinion on what I have read.

Click on the link to complete the reading activities based on The Wolves of Willoughby Chase.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/articles/zd7dqp3

Please also make sure that you read alone or with an adult for at least 30 minutes every day. 

Art

L.I. To learn about and evaluate the work of some artists and craftspeople.

Click on this link to find out about experimenting with decoupage, gathering materials and trying out techniques to inform your own making. You don’t need a sketchbook for this learning, your own normal learning book will do. Please ask for adult supervision if you use scissors.

Geography

L.I To use eight points of a compass to describe routes on a map.

To continue our topic on mapwork this term, begin by watching this video to find out how compass directions can be useful!

Next, follow the instructions on this worksheet to answer all of the questions, using the eight-points of a compass to help you.

Finally, re-watch the end of the video and complete the task you are set, drawing your own version of the map and giving directions to find the buried treasure!

Worship

Read a prayer from Fr Christopher by clicking on this link or choosing the ‘children’ tab on the website, and scrolling down to ‘Prayers during the time of home learning’. 

Take a moment to reflect on your day and how you are feeling. Complete the positive thoughts diary for today to help you pick out a couple of things that have gone well today or that you are thankful for. Try and complete this every day this week so that at the end of the week you can look back at all the positive thoughts you have had this week.

 

Friday 12th February 2021

Subject

Activity/ Resource

English

L.I. To write the next chapter of Varjak Paw.  

Success Criteria:

·       To draw a story map including a beginning, middle and end.

·       To use the setting to create the mood.

·       To use adverbials of time.

·       To prood read my writing for spelling and puncutation errors

Read through the slides again that we looked on Zoom this morning to remind yourself about how to plan and write your own next chapter of Varjak Paw. If you would like a story map to help you plan your writing, you can use this sheet.

Next, complete the final lesson of our narrative writing by click on this link. Today, we are writing the resolution to our story.

Spellings

L.I To be able to spell some adverbials of time.

Ask an adult to test you on your spellings from last week:

List 1

List 2

Write out our new spellings for next week and complete the activity sheet for these:

List 1 and Activity 1

List 2 and Activity 2

Maths

L.I. To be able to add fractions within 1.

Success Criteria:

·       To be able to add fractions with the same denominator

·       To be able to find equivalent fractions.

Click on the link to find today’s learning.

Then, complete the worksheet. Remember to mark your work afterwards.

https://vimeo.com/503393745

If you’d like to challenge yourself, try out the Big Numbers Puzzle! Write out each of the numbers (in digits) which have been written in words on the second page, and then use your knowledge of place value to complete the crossword puzzle, placing each of the numbers in the correct place on the grid.

If you would like something easier, try this worksheet. Mark your work afterwards with the answers here. 

Reading

L.I. I can recognise and respond to key themes in a story that has been read to me.

Click on the link to listen to the Glassmaker’s Daughter read aloud.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fEmfLv6nyZQ&feature=emb_title

Do you think you would have been able to make Daniela smile? Choose someone in your family and try to make them laugh or smile (perhaps you could dress up or tell some jokes).

Make a poster as if you were the glassmaker advertising for someone to make your daughter smile. Include the reward of a glass palace.

Make your own shattered glass picture by cutting a square or circle of shiny paper or foil into shard shapes and arranging and sticking them on a coloured background.

Please also make sure that you read alone or with an adult for at least 30 minutes every day. 

Times Tables

L.I. To practise my times tables.

Try out Teak level times tables challenge. Time yourself to see how long it takes you to complete each page. If you are on Teak level you should be able to complete it in 3 minutes. If you find it a bit hard, see how long it takes you and try and beat your own time for each page. If you have passed Teak level, try and do it in less than 3 minutes! If you don’t have a printer at home, you can write your answers in your book instead.

Science

L.I To understand non-contact forces such as gravity. 

Click on this link to find out about non-contact forces such as gravity and magnetic forces. 

Next, explore the impact of gravity and air resistance by completing this paper helicopter activity. You will need a piece of paper to do this, so please ask an adult’s permission before using scissors. If you don’t have a printer, see if you can draw the outline of the template to cut out at home. 

Something Different

Take some time today to reflect on your goals and how you are feeling, using the wellbeing journal for today. If you don’t have a printer you can write your notes in your book.

 

Thursday 11th February 2021

Subject

Activity/ Resource

English

L.I. To write a diary entry

Success Criteria:

·       To write in the first person.

·       To use adverbials of time to organize my writing.

·       I can use relative clauses beginning with who, which, where, when and who.  

Read through the slides again that we looked at in this morning’s Zoom and consider what it would be like being stuck inside when we can’t get out as much as normal. Your task today is to write a diary entry explaining what you got up to yesterday. Try and include adverbials of time to signpost your writing, using our spellings from this week to help you spell the words correctly. 

Next, click on this link to continue our Fate of Fausto narrative writing. Today we are editing the climax of our stories.

Punctuation

L.I. To be able to identify direct and indirect speech in a text.

Click on the link to find out about writing direct and indirect speech.

Next, use the worksheet to search for direct and indirect speech within a newspaper report.

Finally, complete the worksheet to see how much you have learnt.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/articles/zm63c7h

Maths

L.I To be able to add and subtract fractions with the same denominator.

Success Criteria:

·       To know that when you add and subtract fractions with the same denominator, it is only the numerator that changes.

·       To be able to add fractions with the same denominator.

·       To be able to subtract fractions with the same denominator.

Click on the link to find today’s maths lesson.

Complete the worksheet and mark your work when you have finished. 

https://vimeo.com/503132995

If you would like something easier, practise finding three quarters using this worksheet.

Mark your answers afterwards. 

Reading

L.I. I can consider and respond to the themes in a story that has been read to me.

 Click on the links to listen to the story A Dog So Small being read aloud:

Part 1 https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=1&v=YUHwGqSKWe4&feature=emb_title

Part 2

https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=1&v=yX4GlrqhXJs&feature=emb_title

Next, try out one or some of the following activities based on the story:

Design a ‘wanted’ poster, explaining the qualities you would like in a dog and describing it’s appearance.

Create a ‘dream dog’ collage using different materials and textures you can find (you can use newspapers, magazines or scrap paper), drawing on information about dogs from the web and in books. You can then tell the story of adventures with your dream dog.

Make a mini book of facts about dogs. Use these links as starting points for your research:

https://www.sciencekids.co.nz/sciencefacts/animals/dog.html

https://www.battersea.org.uk/dogs/dog-rehoming-gallery

Learn how to make a simple origami book to write your facts in here:

http://www.lovemybooks.co.uk/make-a-simple-origami-book

Please also make sure that you read alone or with an adult for at least 30 minutes every day. 

Computing

L.I. To type words on an electronic device. 

This week are continuing our typing work.

Head to Busy Things, Year 5, Computing, Computer Literacy and Bird Words.

Make sure you practise the Tree Keys game first if you didn’t try it last week.

Next, as part of our E-safety learning, read and consider the problems on this activity sheet before answering the questions.

Music

L.I. To practise reading music notation.

Click on the link to find out more about developing our body percussion skills and reading music notation.

Something Different

Take some time today to reflect on your goals and how you are feeling, using the wellbeing journal for today. If you don’t have a printer you can write your notes in your book.

 

Wednesday 10th February 2021

Subject

Activity/ Resource

English

L.I  I can justify my predictions about a text.  

Success Criteria:

·       I can make predictions based on the text I have read. 

·       I can include evidence from the text to support my reasons.

·       I can discuss moods, feelings and attitudes using inference.

Read through today’s slides to remind yourself of the front cover and text that we have read so far. Write down your predictions for the story, using evidence to support your reasons.

Next, click on this link to continue our narrative writing based on the fate of Fausto.

Today we are writing the climax of the story, before we edit and finish our stories over the next two days.

Spellings

L.I. To be able to spell some adverbials of time.

Read through the slides to learn the spelling rules for this week’s spellings. Write out your spellings for this week and remember to practise them every day.

Have a go at the word search once you have practised. Choose the list that you find challenges you best:

List 1 Slideshow

List 1 Word search

List 2 Slideshow

List 2 Word search

Maths

L.I To be able to compare fraction that are greater than 1. 

·       To be able to convert mixed numbers to improper fractions.

·       To be able to convert improper fractions to mixed numbers .

·       To be able to compare fractions using greater than, less than or equal to signs.

Click on the link to find today’s maths lesson: 

Watch the video to learn more about comparing fractions.     

Complete the worksheet that we started yesterday and mark your work when you have finished. 

https://vimeo.com/503130281

If you would like something less challenging, complete this worksheet, marking your work with the answers afterwards. 

Reading

L.I. I can identify and comment on expressive, figurative and descriptive language to create effect in poetry.

Click on the link to listen to the poem The Highwayman being read aloud.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=2&v=qFv0K5eoYO4&feature=emb_title

You can find the text of the poem here:

https://www.poetryfoundation.org/poems/43187/the-highwayman

If there are any words you aren’t sure what they mean (such as rapier or ostler) use a dictionary or click on this link to find out what they mean.

https://www.collinsdictionary.com/dictionary/english

Download and complete the activity book, or you can complete these activities in your book. Think about what happened in the poem, and what key events you could include in your fact file. 

Please also make sure that you read alone or with an adult for at least 30 minutes every day. 

RE

L.I. I understand why Hindus have multiple holy books.

Read through the slides to find out about the different Hindu holy text and their importance.

Next, research the Baghavad Gita further using the links below and record your research on the activity sheet.

https://kids.kiddle.co/Bhagavad_Gita

https://wiki.kidzsearch.com/wiki/Bhagavad_Gita

Circle Time

L.I. To understand some different ways to look after money.

Read through the slides to find out how to look after money. Use the matching cards to learn the new vocabulary.

Next, look through the posters which show different ways to keep our money safe. Look at the scenario cards and decide which poster reflects the best way to keep your money safe.

Finally, make a poster to share with people what you have learnt. You can use this poster template, your device or your books for this.

Something Different

Take some time today to reflect on your goals and how you are feeling, using the wellbeing journal for today. If you don’t have a printer you can write your notes in your book.

 

Tuesday 9th February 2021

Subject

Activity/ Resource

English

L.I. To rewrite the opening chapter of Varjak Paw.

Success criteria:

·       I can write a story map based on the text.

·       I can retell a story starter in my own words.

·       I can use the setting to create the mood.  

Read through the slides that we looked at this morning, to remind yourself about the main events in the first chapter of Varjak Paw.

Draw a story map to help you structure your writing, and then rewrite the first chapter in your own words, using the setting to create the mood.

Next, click on this link to continue our Fate of Fausto narrative writing. Today it looks at using the suffixes 'ful' and 'less' and gives you a set of spellings to learn. You are welcome to learn these spellings on top of our class spellings if you would like, but you do not need to. 

Punctuation

Click on the link to find out about creating characters in your writing and using semicolons.

Next, use the activity sheet to design your own character.

Finally, complete the semicolon jigsaw. You don’t need a printer for this, you can copy and complete the sentences in your book. 

Maths

L.I. I can compare and order fractions.

Success Criteria:

·       To be able to use greater than, more than and equal signs.

·       To be able to convert fractions to ensure two fractions have the same denominator.

·       To be able to order fractions with the name denominator.

Click on the link to find today’s maths lesson.

Complete the first page of the worksheet (we will be completing the second page tomorrow) and mark your work when you have finished. 

Reading

L.I. To be able to summarise the main ideas drawn from more than one paragraph.

Download and complete the Stephen Hawking reading comprehension.

Remember to take the time to sit back and enjoy a story! Click on the link to listen to the story ‘Under the Great Plum Tree’ being read aloud.

Please also make sure that you read alone or with an adult for at least 30 minutes every day. 

French

L.I. To be able to understand directions 

Begin by watching this video to learn the vocabulary for directions in French. Listen to the vocabulary then repeat it out loud to practise.  

Next, watch this short film about some children trying to follow directions. Listen out for the new vocabulary we have learnt.

 https://www.bbc.co.uk/teach/class-clips-video/french-ks2-following-directions/z6r3cqt 

Finally, practise your directions by playing a game of hide and seek with someone in your household. You will need to show them how to pronounce the directions in French, then you close your eyes as they hide something, and they will give you directions in French so that you can find it.

Geography

L.I. I can use a key to describe features on an Ordnance Survey map. 

Begin by watching these videos and completing the activities to remind yourself how to use a compass and grid references.

Next, read through the slides to find out about symbols on an O.S map. Finally, complete the activity sheet to show much you have learnt.

PE

L.I. To improve flexibility, strength and balance. 

Click on the link to take part in a Joe Wicks’ PE lesson today.

https://www.youtube.com/user/thebodycoach1/videos

Something Easier

 

English: L.I. To write in the past progressive tense.

Verbs activity.

Maths: L.I. To identify non-unit fractions.

Complete the worksheet and mark your work when you have finished.

Mindfulness

Choose an activity from the sheet and follow the instructions to give your mind have a rest after a busy day.

 

 

Monday 8th February 2021

Subject

Activity/ Resource

English

L.I. I can write a review for the opening chapter of Varjak Paw.

Success Criteria

·       I can explain what I like and dislike.

·       I can explain the reasons for my views.

·       I can identify themes in the text.

·       I can make thematic links with other texts.

Read through the slides to remind yourself about the story starter in the book Varjak Paw. Consider what you like or don’t like about the opener and write a review explaining your thoughts. 

Next, click on this link to continue our unit on the Fate of Fausto, reminding yourself how to use speech punctuation.

Grammar

Click on the link to find out about writing settings using subordinating conjunctions.

Read through the model setting description and highlight any features that you particularly like, just as we would in class.

Next, write your own setting description using the checklist to make sure you have included all the features.

Maths

L.I. I can compare and order fractions less than 1.

·       To be able to use greater than, less than and equals signs to compare numbers.

·       To be able to find equivalent fractions

·       To be able to convert fractions to ensure they have the same denominator.

Click on the link to find today’s maths lesson.

Complete the worksheet and mark your work when you have finished. 

Reading

L.I. I can retrieve, record and present information from non-fiction. 

Download and complete the Eid al-Fitr reading comprehension.

Remember to take the time to sit back and enjoy a story! Click on the link to listen to the story ‘A bottle of Happiness’ being read aloud.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eSeROImAwNY&list=PLzoOckl0Pqj7vN7u7m-Ih0pXSHVPmfeMj&index=87&t=0s

Please also make sure that you read alone or with an adult for at least 30 minutes every day. 

Art

L.I. To learn about different types of paper crafts. 

Click on this link to find out about paper crafts.

History

L.I. To find out about the Benin Empire’s Golden Age.

Read through the slides to find out about the Benin Empire’s Golden Age. Next, read through the information sheet and use the internet to research and create a poster about this. Your poster about the Benin Golden Age should feature the main achievements and events that it involved. You can create it on paper or on your devices.

Something Easier

 

English: L.I. To write in role as different characters.

Days of the week activities. 

Maths: L.I. To identify unit fractions.   

Complete the worksheet and mark your work when you have finished. 

Worship

Read a prayer from Fr Christopher by clicking on this link or choosing the ‘children’ tab on the website, and scrolling down to ‘Prayers during the time of home learning’.

Take a moment to reflect on your day and how you are feeling. Complete the weekly wellbeing journal for today to help you reflect, or write down your thoughts in your book.

 

Friday 5th February 2021

Subject

Activity/ Resource

English

L.I. To write a persuasive letter.

·         I can use a clear introduction, stating my reason for the letter

·         *I can explain each point I am making to support my argument.

·         *I can use modal verbs

·         *I can use firstly, next, finally to structure my speech

·         *Persuasive devices: rhetorical questions, rule of 3, repetition

Read through the slides to explore the text today. Your task is to write a persuasive letter based on the story we have been reading this week. I look forward to reading your letters on Class Dojo!

Next, Watch the video to practise identifying word pairs, synonyms and applying new vocabulary in sentences.

Spellings

L.I. To be able to spell words containing the ‘ough’ letter group.

Ask an adult to test you on your spellings from last week:

List 1

List 2

Write out our new spellings for next week and complete the activity sheet for these:

List 1 and Activity 1

List 2 and Activity 2

Maths

L.I. To compare and order fractions less than 1.

Success Criteria:

·         To be able to use greater than, less than and equals signs to compare numbers.

·         To be able to find equivalent fractions

·         To be able to convert fractions to ensure they have the same denominator.

Click on the link to find today’s maths lesson.

Complete only the first part of the worksheet today (we will complete the second part on Monday) and mark your work when you have finished. 

Reading

L.I. To answer questions based on a text that I have read by retrieving information.

Download and complete the Pentecost reading comprehension.

Remember to take the time to sit back and enjoy a story! Click on the link to listen to listen to an audio book of your choice.

https://stories.audible.com/discovery/enterprise-discovery-21122356011?ref=adbl_ent_anon_ds_ds_dpsh_cntr-1

Please also make sure that you read alone or with an adult for at least 30 minutes every day. 

Times Tables

L.I. To practise my times tables.

As we would normally be completing our times table and number bonds tests in school on a Friday, practise your times tables using this challenge sheet, and see how fast you can answer all the questions!

Don’t forget to mark you work afterwards.

Science

L.I. To make conclusions about the causes and characteristics of friction.

Click on this link to find out about contact forces such as air and water resistance, as well as friction.

Next, see how much you have learnt by considering the advantages and disadvantages of friction using this worksheet.

Something Easier

 

English: To investigate different genres of writing. 

Click on this link to find out more about different text types.

Maths: L.I. To be able to identify odd and even numbers.   

Complete the worksheet and mark your work when you have finished. 

Something Different

 Well done for another week of hard work! Give your brains a rest with this origami video. You need to begin with a piece of square paper so check out the origami videos at the top of this page to find instructions on how to make an A4 sheet of paper into a square.

I look forward to seeing your creations on Zoom or Class Dojo!

 

Thursday 4th February 2021 

Subject

Activity/ Resource

English

L.I. To write an advert to encourage people to stop building dams.

·         To use rhetorical questions

·         To use modal verbs to persuade the audience

·         To use repetition to emphasise your points.

Read through the slides to continue exploring the text this week. Your writing task today is to create an advert to encourage people to stop building dams.

Next, click on the link below to continue our narrative writing. Today, we are looking at describing settings. Pause the video to take notes and complete the activities as you go.

Grammar

L.I. To be able to use modal verbs in my writing. 

Click on this link to find out more about using modal verbs.

Watch the videos and complete the activities, before completing this worksheet. You can either write on the worksheet or write your answers in your book.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/articles/znd26v4

Maths

L.I. To be able to create number sequences involving fractions.

Success Criteria:

·         To be able to count up and down in fractions.

·         To be able to recognise what a sequence is increasing or decreasing by.

Click on the link to find today’s maths lesson.

Complete the worksheet and mark your work when you have finished. 

Reading

L.I. I am more familiar with a wide range of stories including myths, legends and traditional stories.

Download and complete the mythical stories reading comprehension.

Remember to take the time to sit back and enjoy a story! Click on the link to listen to listen to an audio book of your choice.

https://stories.audible.com/discovery/enterprise-discovery-21122356011?ref=adbl_ent_anon_ds_ds_dpsh_cntr-1

Please also make sure that you read alone or with an adult for at least 30 minutes every day. 

Computing

L.I. To use a paint and publishing programme to create digital artwork.

This week we are continuing our work on computing skills by practising our digital art skills.  Log into Busy Things and head to Year 5, Computing, ICT Tools, Busy paint and publisher.  Have a play with the different tools and see what you can create! I look forward to seeing your creations.  

Music

L.I. To explore different rhythms in percussive music.

Click on the link and watch the video to explore different rhythms in percussive music.

Something Easier

 

English: L.I. To include similes in my writing.

Descriptive writing including similes.

Maths: L.I. To practise making equal groups using grouping.   

Complete the worksheet and mark your work when you have finished. 

Something Different

I hope you enjoyed the scavenger hunt yesterday. During your daily exercise today, see if you can write down these items on paper and tick them off when you find them. If you have a garden you might be able to find some of them there!

 

Wednesday 3rd February 2021 

Subject

Activity/ Resource

English

L.I. To create an informative poster about dams.

Success Criteria

·         To explain what a dam is.

·         To find out why dams are built.

·         To find out the name of a famous dam, and where it is.

·         To include some benefits and disadvantages of building dams.

Click on this link to continue exploring our text for this week. Your task today is to research and create an informative poster about dams. I look forward to seeing what information you find out!  

If you would like to hear the story again, you can find the video I shared with you here. 

Once you have finished writing, click on this link to explore expanded noun phrases. You can then use a coloured pencil if you have one to underline any expanded noun phrases that you used in your writing today.  

Spellings

L.I. To be able to spell words with the ‘ough’ letter string.

Read through the slides to learn the spelling rules for this week’s spellings. Write out your spellings for this week and remember to practise them every day.

Have a go at the word search once you have practised. Choose the list that you find challenges you best:

List 1 Slideshow

List 1 Word search

List 2 Slideshow

List 2 Word search

Maths

L.I. To be able to convert mixed numbers to improper fractions.

·         To be able to write a fraction as a mixed number.

·         To be able to write a fraction as an improper fraction.

·         To be able to convert a whole number into a fraction.

Click on the link to find today’s maths lesson.

Complete the worksheet and mark your work when you have finished. 

Reading

L.I. To be able to able to summarise information from more than one paragraph

Download and complete the garden birds reading comprehension.

Remember to take the time to sit back and enjoy a story! Click on the link to listen to listen to David Walliams reading a story:

https://www.worldofdavidwalliams.com/elevenses/

Please also make sure that you read alone or with an adult for at least 30 minutes every day. 

RE

L.I. To find out about the Hindu festival of Holi.

Click on the link to find out about the Hindu festival of Holi.

Find out about what the colours represent, and think about what different colours mean to you using the activity sheet. If you don’t have a printer at home, you could create your own colour poster in your book or on paper.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/topics/zh86n39/articles/z4qqy9q

PSHE

L.I. To understand why it is important to develop certain skills to prepare for the world of work.

Success Criteria:

·         I can identify skills that will help me in the future.

·         I can begin to develop those skills now through a range of activities.

·         I can work with others to take on a challenge.

To continue our topic on aiming high, read through the slides to find out about innovation and enterprise. Use the sorting cards to complete the first activity, and the ice lolly pack to complete the second activity.

Something Easier

 

English: L.I. To understand what a prepositional phrase is.

Work through the PowerPoint to find out about prepositional phrases. Next, download and complete the activities based on the poem: The Glamdrack.

Maths: L.I. To be able to make equal groups by sharing.   

Complete the worksheet and mark your work when you have finished. 

Something Different

Time for a scavenger hunt! Use this sheet to have a look around your home or garden for different objects using your senses. You can either take photos, draw or write down what you find.

 

Tuesday 2nd February 2021

Subject

Activity/ Resource

English

L.I. To write an informal letter.

Success criteria:

·         I can include the date. 

·         I can write in the first person

·         I can address the person I am writing to and introduce the reason I am writing.

Read through the slides to look more deeply at the images from the book ‘The Dam’ and then write an informal letter to a friend, imagining that you have just been on a trip, telling them all about the place you have been. Perhaps you can think of an holiday you have been on in the past, or a journey you went on to visit a family member.

Next, click on the link to practise using the suffixes -ful and -less. The video tells you to learn 10 spellings, but these are not our class spellings for the week so it is up to you if you choose to learn these as well.

Grammar

L.I. To understand similes and metaphors.

Click on the link and complete the activities to practise using similes and metaphors.

Next, complete the activity sheet, writing your answers on the sheet or in your book.

Maths

L.I. I can convert improper fractions to mixed numbers.

Success Criteria:

·         I can identify an improper fraction.

·         I can identify a mixed number.

·         I can use the denominator to find out how many parts make a whole for a particular fraction.

Click on the link to find today’s maths lesson.

Complete the worksheet and mark your work when you have finished. 

Reading

L.I. I can draw information from different parts of the text to infer meaning.

Download and complete the Apollo 13 reading comprehension. If you don’t have a printer, you can write your answers on paper.

Remember to take the time to sit back and enjoy a story! Click on the link to listen to the story : ‘The Girl Who Stole an Elephant’ being read aloud. Scroll down and listen to each section of the story being read aloud, but you better hurry, as it will only be available to listen to until Friday 5th February!

https://library.thenational.academy/steal-an-elephant-with-nizrana-farook/

Please also make sure that you read alone or with an adult for at least 30 minutes every day. 

French

L.I. I can recognise, say and respond to a set of vocabulary.

Read through the slides to practise the days of the week in French. Click on the sound images on each slide to listen to the vocabulary being read aloud.

If the slides aren’t working on your device for any reason, listen to this song to hear how to pronounce each day. Write down the 7 days of the week (They are in the correct order in this song) and practise singing along with the video. 

Next, complete the activity sheet to see how much you know.

Finally, if you would like to challenge yourself, test yourself on what you remember about Months of the year by completing the French Months of the Year activities on Busy Things.

PE

L.I. To improve flexibility, balance and control.

Click on the link to take part in a Joe Wicks PE Lesson.

Something Easier

 

English: L.I. I can identify noun phrases.

Work through the PowerPoint to find out more about noun phrases. Next download and complete the activities and read the story In Every Corner.

Maths: L.I. I can practise the ten times table.

Complete the worksheet and mark your work when you have finished. 

Mindfulness

Think about what makes you amazing. I know you have all been doing what you can to work hard and look after your families at home, so why not take a moment to think about the things about you that you can be proud about. If you aren’t sure what your special talent is, why not make the most of this time at home to practise a new talent! I have loved hearing about those of you who are cooking or creating Art at home. Make a poster listing things which make you amazing.

 

Monday 1st February 2021

Subject

Activity/ Resource

English

L.I. To write a setting description

Success criteria

·       I can choose words for deliberate effect.

·       I can use expanded noun phrases to add description

·       I can include fronted adverbials for place and manner

·       I can proof read my writing for spelling and punctuation errors. 

Read through these slides to find out about the book we are looking at this week, and to remind yourself of the picture we are writing our setting descriptions about.

If you want any ideas for fronted adverbials in your writing, use this sheet to help you.

Next, click on the link and watch the video to practise using simple, compound and complex sentences in your writing. Pause the video to take notes and complete the activities as you go.

Maths

L.I. To be able to find fractions greater than 1.

·       To be able to identify improper fractions.

·       To be able to identify a mixed fraction.

·       To be able to convert fractions from improper fractions to mixed fractions.

Click on the link to find today’s maths lesson.

Complete the worksheet and mark your work when you have finished. 

Reading

L.I. To draw information from different parts of the text to infer meaning.

Download and complete the Ascension Day reading activity.

Remember to take the time to sit back and enjoy a story! Click on the link to listen to listen to an audio book of your choice.

https://stories.audible.com/discovery/enterprise-discovery-21122356011?ref=adbl_ent_anon_ds_ds_dpsh_cntr-1

Please also make sure that you read alone or with an adult for at least 30 minutes every day. 

History

L.I. To find out about trade in Ancient Benin.

Read through the slides to find out about trade in Ancient Benin. After this, use the trade cards to create a poster advertising one of the items the Benin Empire would like to export. If you don’t have a printer, you can create a poster on plain paper or in your book.    

Art

L.I. To learn about the types of materials and equipment used in paper weaving.

Click on the link to experiment with paper weaving. Ask an adult to supervise you for any cutting that you do and see if you can use paper to try weaving yourself!

Something Easier

 

English: L.I. To use apostrophes to show possession.

Reread the story ‘Wild Pets’ and complete the possessive apostrophe activities.

Maths: L.I. To practise the 5 times table.

Complete the worksheet and mark your work when you have finished. 

Challenge

If you’d like to challenge yourself, have a go at the Reasoning Skills Maths puzzle.    

  

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