Year 5 Tasks

We have received some information from the government that has some really lovely ideas in regard to teaching younger children at home.  Please take a look at the link here.

Welcome to Year 5's Home Learning tasks.  

There will be a selection of new activities for you to do in this section everyday. You also have your pack, and our home learning page has lots of links with exciting activities for you to access

If you have any questions or would like to send me photos of your work please do so.

Keep checking your Maths Whizz account for messages!

Maths Whizz Certificates this week go to:

Gold - Jack

Silver - Mason

Bronze - Kelsey

Year 5 - Silver

Well done - keep up the good work!

Mrs Johnson 

 

Remember to join Joe Wicks for your daily workout! 

Go Noodle - Click on the link and try out some of the exciting activities. Have fun!

 

Cosmic Kids Yoga: Click on the link watch one of the videos and join in the activities. 

 

Half Term 

We hope you have a lovely half-term and stay safe at home :)

We have put together a range of activities you could do throughout the week.  Please click HERE to access our half-term page. Let us know what you got up to. Enjoy!

 

Friday 22nd May 2020

Maths: Click on the link, practise your skills when adding and subtracting mixed numbers.

 

English: Read the poem and instructions below, create your own poem in the same style. Record your work in your work book.

 

 

 

 

Computing: click on the link and find out all about what makes a good computer game.

 

Thursday 21st May 2020

Maths: Click on the link, watch the video. Week 5 Lesson 4, all about subtracting mixed numbers.

English: Click on the link, complete the lesson all about using modal verbs. Record your work in your work book.

 

This week is Mental Health Awareness Week; the focus is ‘Kindness’. Look at the poster below, your task is to create your own ‘Kindness’ poster, sharing thoughts and ideas of how we can be kind to others.

 

Picture News: Read the tasks on the poster below, complete as many as you can, where possible record your results in your work book.

 

Wednesday 20th May 2020

Maths: Click on the link, watch the video. Week 5 Lesson 3, all about adding mixed numbers.

 

English: Click on the link, complete the lesson all about using homophones and paragraphs. Record your work in your work book.

 

Science: Click on the link, complete the following task: to sort animals into their natural habitats.

 

Music: Music - Lesson 2 Use the website below to make your musical sound effects track. Hope you have fun! 

 

Tuesday 20th May 2020

Maths: Click on the link, watch the video. Week 5 Lesson 2, all about adding fractions.

 

English: Click on the link, complete the lesson all about Percy Jackson and the Lightning Thief by Rick Riordan Record your work in your work book.

 

Science: Click on the link, complete the following task: To label arctic habitats.

 

 

Monday 18th May 2020

Maths: Click on the link, watch the video. Week 5 Lesson 1, all about adding and subtracting fractions.

 

English: Click on the link, complete the lesson all about using similes and metaphors. Record your work in your work book.

 

English: Pie Corbett, read the text about making a wish, complete the tasks below in your work book.

 

 

History: Click on the link, read the information about Mayan everyday life, create a selection of ‘Did you know?’ facts in your work book.

 

 

Friday 15th May 2020

Maths: Click on the link, watch the video and complete the activity: Compare and order fractions

 

English: Click on the link, complete the lesson all about structuring a debate argument. Record your work in your yellow book.

 

Geography: Click on the link, find out all about climate zones, record your findings in your yellow book

 

Picture News: Read the tasks on the poster below, complete as many as you can, where possible record your results in your yellow book.

Picture News: Art, create a space design in your yellow book.

 

 

Thursday 14th May 2020

 

Busy Things: Click on the link and complete the activity - ordering decimals, fractions and percentages

Maths: Click on the link, watch the video and complete the activity: Week 4, Lesson 4

 

 

English: Click on the link, complete the lesson all about writing a recount. Record your work in your yellow book.

 

History: click on the link and discover what life was like for the ancient Mayas. Draw and label images of life in ancient Maya.

 

 

Wednesday 13th May 2020

Maths: Click on the link, watch the video and complete the activity: Week 4, Lesson 3

 

 

English: Read the text and answer the questions in your yellow book.

 

 

English: Click on the Spellzone link, Study the word list: -ancy words. Complete the activities and play the games. Have fun!

 

Computing: Click on the link, use your computational thinking skills to help code awesome patterns in Scratch.

 

 

Tuesday 12th May 2020

Maths: Click on the link, watch the video and complete the activity: Week 4, Lesson 2

English: Click on the link, watch the videos and complete the lesson all about writing a powerful speech. Record your work in your yellow book.

 

History: Our new topic starts today! The Maya – Click on the link and find out some interesting facts. Begin to create an information poster about the ancient Maya Civilisation.

 

Monday 11th May 2020

Maths: Click on the link, watch the video and complete the activity: Week 4, Lesson 1

 

 

English: Click on the link, complete the lesson all about writing a formal report. Record your work in your yellow book.

 

Music: Over the next few weeks we will be learning all about music at the movies.  First, watch the video, then click on the link below and choose three of the instruments.  Listen to the ‘example’ and try to imagine the piece of music is being played over a scene within a silent movie.  

 

What do you think would be happening within that scene based on the mood of the music?  For example, I think the Kettle Drum music would be played over a scene in which a king arrives at court.  Write your thoughts in your yellow home learning books.

 

 

Friday 8th May 2020  - VE Day

Maths: Click on the link, Week 3, Friday's Maths Challenge

Click on the link, complete the activity all about measuring and calculating perimeter

 

English: Click on the link, complete the reading lesson: Tell Me No Lies by Malorie Blackman. Record your work in your yellow book.

 

Look at the poster, read the information about VE Day then complete the tasks in your yellow book.

 

 

 

VE Day: Click on the link, join in the dance for VE Day

There are lots more activities for you to do on our VE Day page

 

Thursday 7th May 2020

Maths: Click on the link, watch the video and complete the activity: Week 3, Lesson 4

English: Click on the link, complete the lesson all about using alliteration and onomatopoeia in a setting description. Record your work in your yellow book.

 

Computing: Online safety: Click on the link. Watch Episode 1: Block Him Right Good, Alfie

Activity: Alfie’s videos 

 • Look at Resource Sheet 1: Alfie’s profile. Alfie has taken some important steps to make sure that he is safe when he is making videos and posting them online.

• Write down four steps Alfie has taken.

You can check your answers below

 Answers:

 1. profile picture is an avatar, not an actual photo

2. username does not feature his name.

3. Privacy set to friends only.

4. Wears clothes that are not school uniform or private, like pyjamas.

 

Wednesday 6th May 2020

Maths: Click on the link, watch the video and complete the activity: Week 3, Lesson 3

 

English: Click on the link, complete the lesson all about using prepositions in setting descriptions. Record your work in your yellow book.

 

Science: Revision, click on the link, watch the videos about how plants reproduce. Complete the tasks in your workbook.

 

Busy Things: Click on the link complete the tasks:

 

 

Tuesday 5th May 2020

Maths: Click on the link, watch the video and complete the activity: Week 3, Lesson 2

 

English: Read the text below then answer the questions in your yellow book

Click on the link, read the book all about Snow Leopards, create a fact file about these amazing creatures.

 

Music: Click on the link, watch the video and find out all about Duration, tempo and Beethoven

 

 

 

Monday 4th May 2020

Maths: Click on the link, watch the video and complete the activity: Week 3, Lesson 1

 

 

English: Click on the link, complete the lesson all about using setting descriptions. Record your work in your yellow book.

 

Art: Sculpture: Click on the link watch the video all about cake sculptures. Write a set of instructions explaining how to create a cake sculpture. You can find the recipe for playdough below if you want to create your own sculpture. I would love to see your sculptures so please email me a photo of the finished design.

 

Recipe and instructions for making playdough

You will need the following:

8 table spoons plain flour

2 table spoons table salt

60ml warm water

food colouring

1 table spoon vegetable oil

Method:

1. Mix the flour and salt in a large bowl. In a separate bowl mix together the water, a few drops of food colouring and the oil.

2. Pour the coloured water into the flour mix and bring together with a spoon.

3. Dust a work surface with a little flour and turn out the dough. Knead together for a few minutes to form a smooth, pliable dough. If you want a more intense colour you can work in a few extra drops of food colouring.

4. Store in a plastic sandwich bag (squeeze out the air) in the fridge to keep it fresh.

 

Friday 1st May 2020

Maths: Click on the link, complete the short division tasks.

 

Click on the link, complete the maths challenge

 

English: Click on the link, watch the video and complete the reading lesson: The London Eye Mystery by Siobhan Dowd. Record your work in your yellow book.

 

PSHE: Copy the Red Cross Kindness Calendar in your yellow book, note down or draw pictures of your acts of kindness.

 

Computing: Seneca Learning: Click on the link and complete the computing assignments I have set for you.

 

 

Thursday 30th April 2020

Maths: Click on the link, watch the video and complete the activity: Week 2, Lesson 4

 

 

Click on the link, complete the long multiplication tasks. 

English: Click on the link, complete the lesson all about using an ellipsis. Record your work in your yellow book.

 

PSHE/British Values: Picture News - Captain Tom

Read the information below complete Challenge 1 or Challenge 2. You can email me your letter or a picture of your Thank-you card if you wish, I would love to see them.

Wednesday 29th April 2020

Maths: Click on the link, watch the video and complete the activity: Week 2, Lesson 3

 

 

 

 

English: Read the text below and answer the questions in your yellow book

 

 

Science/Geography: Click on the link, watch this short animation film featuring the alien, Paxi, as he investigates the water cycle. He explains how important water is to life on Earth and how it moves around the Earth.  Paxi delves into the processes of evaporation, condensation, precipitation and collection. Create a diagram or poster to explain how the water cycle works.

. Create a diagram showing what happens during the water cycle.

 

 

Tuesday 28th April 2020

Maths: Click on the link, watch the video and complete the activity: Week 2, Lesson 2

 

 

 

English: Click on the link, complete the lesson all about using apostrophes. Record your work in your yellow book.

 

Computing: Click on the link and explore the activities on Scratch

 

Complete this task from last week -  look at the ‘Kindness’ posters created by different artists for The Red Cross. Create your own ‘Kindness’ poster, you can email a photo of your poster to me if you wish.

 

 

Monday 27th April 2020

Maths: Click on the link, watch the video and complete the activity: Week 2, Lesson 1

 

 

 

English: Click on the link, complete the lesson all about punctuation and inverted commas. Record your work in your yellow book.

 

 

French/Geography: Click on the link, watch the video and join in with the activity all about the weather.

 

Friday 24th April 2020

 
Maths: Click on the link, watch the video and complete the activity: Lesson 1 and 2
 
 
English: Click on the link, complete the lesson all about expanded noun phrases. Record your work in your yellow book.
 

ECO: Look at the poster below, complete as many tasks as you can and record your findings in your yellow book.

 

Art/PSHE/British Values: look at the ‘Kindness’ posters created by different artists for The Red Cross. Create your own ‘Kindness’ poster, you can email a photo of your poster to me if you wish.

 

 

Thursday 23rd April 2020 Saint George’s Day

Maths: Click on the link, watch the video and complete the activity: Week 1 Lesson 4

Click on the link and continue with the assignment set yesterday on Seneca

English: Click on the link, watch the video all about writing a newspaper report. Follow the instructions and create your own newspaper report.

English/British Values/RE: Click on the link: St George's Day: Who is England's patron saint? Create an information poster all about Saint George and Saint George’s Day.

 

Music: Find out about melody and pitch. Click on the link, watch the video complete the challenges. 

 

Wednesday 22nd April 2020

Maths: Click on the link, watch the video and complete the activity: Week 1 Lesson 3

Click the link and Log onto Seneca Learning – (Remember an adult will need to sign up with their email address.) I have set an assignment for Maths

 

English: Read the passage and answer the questions.

 

Computing – Online safety: Click on the link a watch the video. Answer the questions on the sheet – write your answers in your book.

 

 

 
Picture News: Complete as many tasks as you can from the poster below – you can send photos of your work to me if you wish.
 

Tuesday 21st April 2020

Maths: Click on the link, watch the video and complete the activity: Week 1 Lesson 2

English: Alliteration. Click on the link, watch the videos and complete the activities in your books.

 

Science: Bouncing ball experiment. Click on the link, have fun completing the experiment.

 

Geography: Click the link go to Y5/6 tasks and complete the assignment all about the climate in a rainforest

 

Monday 20th April 2020

 

Maths: Click on the link, watch the video and complete the activity: Lesson 1

 

English: Read the passage below then answer the questions

 

This week is Science Week, there will be lots of exciting activities for you to do throughout the week.

Click on the link and try out the dominant side experiment. record your findings in your book

 

Click on the link, read the book; ‘Could I sit on a cloud’ here you can find out lots of interesting and unusual science facts. 

 

 

Easter Activities Week beginning Monday 13th April 2020

 

 

Can you make a rainbow?  You could use the toys in your house, maybe a rainbow out of your cars?  A rainbow in your window?  A rainbow out of paint?  Use your imagination to make your rainbow and send it to me.  Have a look on our rainbow page for more ideas:  http://www.crackleybank.staffs.sch.uk/rainbows-for-the-nhs

 

 

Maths: Click on the link try out some of the maths activities featured

 
Science: Click on the link – find out how animals adapt to their habitats
 
 

RE: Click on the link – Discover how Easter got its name. Research the facts and the background to Easter traditions. Find out why Christians celebrate Easter and the timeline to the festival from Shrove Tuesday to Easter Sunday.

 

Music: Click on the link – you can create your own song

 

PSHE/British Values: Click on the link – you can watch Picture News virtual assemblies

 

Harry Potter: Click on the link – Your parent/carer will need to set up an account, then you can access all the activities.

 

Easter Activities Week beginning Monday 6th April 2020

 

Hello everyone, it was lovely to speak to you and your parents last week. Remember if you need to ask me any questions or have a picture or piece of work you would like to share with me you can email me.

I’ve included a range of activities below that you can do in any order – have fun!

Maths

White Rose Maths – Complete lesson 4 and Lesson 5

Click on the link for Busythings. Log in and go to Y5/6 assignments. I have set a decimals quiz

Click on the link for TT Rockstars – Practise the multiplication table you are working on then move onto the next set.

English

Click on the link for Busythings. Log in and go to Y5/6 assignments. I have set you a quiz all about word classes

Read the text below and complete the crossword puzzle

 

Art

Click on the link and read the book ‘How to draw your pet’ – choose a pet and create your own drawing

Science

Click on the link – join Dr Chips at 10.00am every day for lots of exciting science lessons

Picture News - PSHE/British Values

Look at the poster below, read the text boxes. Create your own poster about your own wild animal add information about how we could help your animal survive in the wild.

 

Computing – Staying Safe on the internet

Let's talk about Cyber Bullying. Would you bully one of your friends at school? You wouldn't do it there, so don't do it online.

Watch the video – create a poster about what to do if someone was experiencing Cyber Bullying

 

 

Friday 3rd April 2020

Task 1. Look at the poster below, the theme is ‘Staying Positive’ – In the text boxes there are activities for you to choose and complete.

 

Task 2. Click on the link for TT Rockstars – Practise the multiplication table you are working on then move onto the next set.

 

Task 3. Click on the link for Busythings. Log in and go to Y5/6 assignments. I have set you an assignment for Grammar – sort the words into categories as to whether they are nouns or not

 

Thursday 2nd April 2020

Task 1. Click on the link below, listen to chapter 1– write a diary entry for one of the dogs featured in the text.

 Task 2. Maths: Click on the link to complete Lesson 3 on White Rose Maths

 

Task 3. Click on the link for Busythings. Log in and go to Y5/6 assignments. I have set you an assignment for French label the animals in French

 

Wednesday 1st April 2020

Task 1. Read the news articles below and answer the questions in your book.

 

Task 2. Click the link and Log onto Seneca Learning – (Remember an adult will need to sign up with their email address.) I have set an assignment for Maths

 

Task 3. Click on the link for Busythings. Log in and go to Y5/6 assignments. I have set you an assignment for Science – Global habitats – sort the animals into their natural habitats.

 

 

Tuesday 31st March 2020

Task 1. Maths – Complete the 10Ticks work sheet in your work book. You could even create your own Venn diagram!

 

Task 2. Grammar - Click on the link – tick the comment that explains what is wrong with each piece of writing.

Task 3. Science – Join the Earth Squad and explore our planet’s habitats

 

Monday 30th March 2020

 

Task 1. Add more information to your history project. (See Friday's tasks)

 

Task 2. Create a new maths game. The example below is a times table game but you can choose any of the four operations: addition, subtraction, multiplication or division.

There are also some blank game boards below, you can copy one of these or create your own.

Here are some examples for the rules:

1. Roll a six to start    2. If they answer correctly, they move forward two spaces.    3. If they answer correctly, they get another roll.   4. If they get it wrong, they miss a turn next time.

Feel free to add your own ideas here. I'm sure you get the idea. Have fun!

 

  

Blank templates:

Click on the link for the online dice roller

 Task 3: Joe Wicks PE lesson Follow Joe Wicks' daily workouts this week.

At 9am every morning he will be doing live PE fitness sessions from his YouTube channel.

 

 

Friday 27th March 2020

I hope that you have had fun completing all the activities this week.

Have a lovely weekend :)

Task 1. History Project – Anglo Saxons and Scots. You have got lots of time to complete the project, you can add more information to it over the next few weeks.

You could include: subheadings, paragraphs, fact boxes, drawings, diagrams and did you know statements. 

Click on the link, open the book and turn to the page with the title ‘Anglo Saxon Discovery’. You can find all the information you need in the book and you can also use the fact sheets in you pack. Have fun!

 

Task 2: ECO -  Click on the link and scroll down the page.

Choose one of the animals featured, create a poster including information about the animal and what the World Wildlife Fund are doing to help them.

Task 3: Maths – Click on the link –  Hit the Button - Quick fire questions where you can choose the activity and level of challenge.

 

 

 

Thursday 26th March 2020

Task 1. Spelling: Click on the link Spelling Rule 39 - Words ending in –ant, –ance/–ancy, –ent, –ence/–ency. Have a go at the activities, play the games and then take the test.

 

Task 2. Maths: Click on the link to complete Lesson 2 on White Rose Maths

 

Task 3: Joe Wicks PE lesson - live at 9am on Youtube and available throughout the day 

 

Wednesday 25th March

Task 1. English: Click on the link to listen to the story: The Reluctant Dragon by Kenneth Graham.

Write a character description for your own dragon, remember to include lots of exciting adjectives. When you have finished you can draw and colour your dragon – don’t forget to give him a name!

 

Task 2. Maths: Use all four operations: addition, subtraction, multiplication and division to create as many different calculations as you can to give the total of 630.

E.g.  315 X 4 ÷ 2 = 630,      300 X 2 + 15 X 2 = 630,      635 – 5 = 630

 

 

Task 3. Maths: Multiplication - answer the questions from the sheet in your book.

Find the answer sheet underneath the next task.

 

 

Task 4. Click the link and Log onto Seneca Learning – Remember an adult will need to sign up with their email address. I have set an assignment for Maths, Science and French for you to complete.

 

 

Multiplication answer sheet

 

Tuesday 24th March

 

Task 1. English: Click on the link, read the story and help the author make it more interesting by adding exciting adverbs.

 

Task 2. Maths: Click on the link, match the fraction you can choose your level of challenge. 

 

Task 3.  Science: Life-cycles. Click on the link drag the statements to the correct place on the grid. 

 

Task 4. Look through your window, in your work book sketch and then label of all the things you can see, for example: trees, plants flowers, wildlife, pets, the weather, buildings, vehicles etc.

Or you can use the view from the window below.

 

Monday 23rd March 

Task 1. Can you complete lesson one on the White Rose link below?

 Complete the first lesson and see if you can answer the questions too - show your parents how good you are with your decimals.

 

Task 2. Cogheart - Write a short paragraph about what you think is going to happen to Lily, Malkin and Robert now that they have arrived in London. Do you think they will be able to open the box?

 

Task 3. Have a look at spelling frame to see if you can practise the spelling rule for today: Spelling Rule 37 - Endings which sound like /ʃəs/ spelt –cious or –tious

 

Task 4.  Get active!  It is important to keep moving.  Complete some videos on go noodle below: 

Computing