SPECIAL NEWS FLASH
9:30 am – 11am
Use pens, crayons or paint – whatever you have at home! Have fun!
Don’t forget Year 5, you can use Purple Mash at any time to top up your learning. You might use it for times tables, English or any other topics.
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:
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.
This week, we will be looking at measuring mass and volume. If you have any opportunity to use the measuring scales at home during cooking or simply to experiment at reading scales, please do-it will certainly help and will be fun at the same time too!
You can refer to the: ‘Converting Maths Knowledge Organiser’ mat at any point this week saved in the Monday Maths Resources folder below.
As it is National Insect Week from 22nd - 28th June, some of our work will be based on this theme. If you find out any interesting facts which you would like to share, please send it in to: email@example.com
Start by looking at the link: https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/topics/z9sfr82/articles/zwbndxs and complete the activity below. This discusses imperial measures which we used to use in the past; some of them are however still used today.
Then move onto looking at the link: https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/topics/z9sfr82/articles/zqf4cwx It discusses metric measurements units. Then complete the activity below and try the quiz to test your knowledge.
Then watch the following clip: https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/clips/zbvgkqt
Finally try the worksheet attached converting grams and kilograms.
Start by reading the ‘Information about Insects’.
Find the highlighted words in the text and using a dictionary (online or a book) find the definitions and write them down.
Then try sketching the example of the insect in the pack and label: the head, thorax and abdomen.
Start by looking at the PowerPoint: ‘Converting kg to g’ as a reminder.
Then complete the sheet: ‘Converting between kilograms and grams’.
(Warning: Answers included)
Today, look at the PowerPoint: ‘Writing in Paragraphs’.
Complete the activities from the slideshow and then try the attached worksheet ‘Paragraphs Insect Worksheet’ based on the same idea.
Today we will be looking at reading scales.
Complete the sheet – there are a choice of three differing levels/star ***. As the stars increase, so does the level of challenge. Choose the sheet which you can achieve with success. (Warning: Answers included)
If you find them all too challenging, try Reading Scales Activity B sheet.
Like yesterday, there are a choice of three differing levels/star ***. As the stars increase, so does the level of challenge. Choose the sheet which you can achieve with success. (Warning: Answers included)
As you have found out so much about insects this week, today I would like you to design your own ‘super’ insect. Remember to think about the three main body parts an insect has and to include the adaptations your insect has. You can choose the colour of your insect and where it lives and what it eats.
When you have drawn your insect, label it and write a description about it.
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 22nd May Spellings Sheet-Set One Words
Week Commencing 22nd May Spellings Sheet-Set Two Words
Complete the relevant Wordsearches for extra practice.
We have finished our topic on Materials so I have attached a series of questions to check your understanding of the topic. Remember you can always refer back to the work you have done so far for help.
You could also look at the Science Learning Mat in the Science Resources section of the Year 5 Website pages using the link: https://www.byfleet.surrey.sch.uk/science-resources-5/
Continuing with our History Topic, this week we are looking at the Ancient Greeks and this week we will be focussing on learning about the Trojan War.
Watch the PowerPoint and compete all the activities from the slides.
Then write your diary entry as either a Greek or a Trojan.
Have a look at the ‘Coping Toolbox’ activity sheet and have a go at the activity.
Remember if you do not have a container or the items, you can draw a picture of a box and write labels/draw the items inside.
As part of our new topic this term, we are learning about Judaism.
Judaism is world religion which we look at in Primary Schools.
This week, we will be looking at the main beliefs in Judaism,
Watch the PowerPoint and complete the tasks.
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!
There are a number of online drawing artists who you can draw along with whilst watching them live (or on catch up). Choose one of their shows and have a go!
You can choose from either:
Let me know how you get on and send in your creations. It’s a great way to relax and concentrate on your well-being and enjoy yourself, at the same time as being creative.
These are extra activities for you to have a go at if you wish:
Maths: Converting between different units of measurements worksheet.
English: Mini-beasts Comprehension to read, learn new facts and answer questions.
Create a story board to show the Trojan War. Remember to include illustrations to show the war and enough detail in words to tell the story.
You can choose from a choice of story board templates attached below or make your own.