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Week Beginning: 15th June 2020

Week beginning: 15th June 2020

 

Continue to encourage your child to read daily and to complete a comment in their yellow reading record.  You could also listen to extracts/stories. Use the links below:

https://www.oxfordowl.co.uk/for-home/find-a-book/library-page/

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

 

Please continue to practice your times tables each day, using ‘Monster Multiplication’ on Purple Mash as a revision tool or use: https://www.twinkl.co.uk/resource/multiplication-tables-check-practice-tg-ga-190 which is a timed times table checker to help improve times tables skills.  Alternatively, you can practice your times tables using the paper copies of the Times Table Wheels which are added to the Maths Resources section of the Year 5 Class pages. 

 

15 June to 21 June 2020 is Refugee Week and this year’s theme is ‘Imagine’. By imagining ourselves in others’ shoes, it helps to build empathy and understanding.  Some of our work will be based upon this theme.

 

FATHER'S DAY:

 

This Sunday 21st June is Father’s Day, so to celebrate Dads and other special men in our lives (E.g. Grandfathers/Godfathers/Uncles etc.) below are some activities you may wish to look at/complete.  They include:

Origins of Father’s Day PowerPoint

Card templates/activities

Father’s Day Reading Comprehension

Father’s Day Trophy

 

I hope you have a lovely day celebrating together and if you can, take a photo of the cards etc. you have made together.

Monday

Maths: 

 

Today, we are going to look at Equivalent fractions.  Follow the link on the website Maths Is Fun:

https://www.mathsisfun.com/equivalent_fractions.html

At the bottom of the web page, there are questions for you to complete.

Then try the worksheet attached.

There are two to choose from but remember to challenge yourself. 

(Warning: The answers are attached!)

 

English: 

 

For this week we will be looking at and showing understanding for different groups of people.  Today, we will start by looking at the Refugee Week PowerPoint slides 1-5 and complete the tasks. Record your ideas and thoughts in your books. 

Tuesday:

 

Maths: 

In Maths today, we are looking at converting improper fractions to mixed number fractions.  Follow the link on Bitesize:

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/articles/z4ypscw 

There are two sheets to complete, see how you get on but remember 45 minutes is plenty for you to spend on Maths today.

 

English: 

Today, look at the Refugee Week PowerPoint slides 6-7 and complete the tasks.  Record your ideas and thoughts in your books. 

Wednesday:

 

Maths: 

For today’s Maths, we are revising how to compare and order fractions whose denominators are multiples of the same number.  Follow the link:

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/articles/znk4kmn and complete the activities.

There are two sheets to complete, see how you get on but remember 45 minutes is plenty for you to spend on Maths today.

 

English: 

For today’s English session, look at the Refugee Week PowerPoint slides 8-12 and complete the tasks.  Record your ideas and thoughts on paper/in your books. 

Thursday:

 

Maths: 

Today in Maths, we are continuing our work on fractions.  We are going to be learning to: Add and subtract fractions within 1.  Use the Bitesize link:

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/articles/z42vgwx

Once again, there are two sheets to complete, see how you get on but remember 45 minutes is plenty for you to spend on Maths today.

 

English: 

For today’s English session, look at the Refugee Week PowerPoint slides 13-18 and complete the tasks.  Record your ideas and thoughts on paper/in your books.  Plan your ideas for writing a letter as a refugee to a family member whom you have had to leave behind.

Friday:

Maths: 

For today’s Maths session, there are a series of challenges for you to try on bitesize using the following link: https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/articles/zdkqmfr

Write down the activity in your book and show your workings out.  Then as you have worked so hard on Fractions this week, you can choose any Maths activities from Purple Mash.  Please save them to show me which activities you chose.

 

English: 

 

In today’s English session, you are going to write a letter to a family member imagining that you had to move away from your home/country for a particular reason.  Don’t forget to include:

  • Your feelings
  • Reasons you had to leave
  • People you would be leaving behind
  • Items/belongings you would leave behind
  • What your new home is like compared to your old home.
  • Whether you want to return home or not.

Friday Resources

Spellings:

Practise your spellings daily using a combination of the activities from our whole school spelling approach. You may choose to complete a spelling test on Friday.

 

Week Commencing 15th May Spellings Sheet-Set One Words

Week Commencing 15th May Spellings Sheet-Set Two Words

 

To help, complete the relevant Wordsearch.

Science:

 

This week we will be looking at ‘Irreversible Changes’ as part of our topic. 

Watch the PowerPoint and complete the worksheet attached. 

In the slide show it talks about experiments which you can try.  Do not worry if you do not have any of the materials and apparatus, you can go through the slideshow and it talks through the investigations and the results.

Topic:

 

Continuing with our History Topic this term, this week we are looking at the Ancient Greeks and the Olympics. 
Look at the PowerPoint and then place the different statements in the correct places onto the Venn diagram worksheet.

PSHE/Well-Being:

 

Watch the PowerPoint: 'Embrace our difference's and record the new vocabulary you have learnt and it’s definitions.

Write down five ways which people are different. 

Now write down five ways to ensure that people are not excluded because of their differences.

R.E.

 

As part of our new topic this term, we will be learning about Judaism. 

Judaism is another world religion which we look at in Primary Schools.  When we look at new religions, it helps us to gain an understanding of other cultures and their traditions and approaches to different faiths.

 

Start by looking at the PowerPoint about Abraham and Sarah and then complete your own story board using the keywords to help you

FRENCH:

 

Remember you can register for FREE to learn a new language on Duo Lingo.  It has a range of simple activities and you can hear, read and see and say new words at your own speed.  Follow: https://www.duolingo.com/learn and let me know how you get on and which language you have chosen.  The idea is that you use the website/App on a daily basis to build up your language skills.  If you are already learning a language on Duo Lingo, you can add another language too!

 

Optional Activities:

 

These are extra activities for you to try if you wish:

 

Maths: Squaring and Cubing Sheet-answers attached!

English:  Reading comprehension on refugees-answers attached!

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