Year 5 Homework

Week 12: 01 July 2020: Home learning

Posted on Tuesday 30 June 2020 by Miss Wilson

Maths – LO: measuring angles
Today’s lesson is slightly different than usual but I hope you enjoy it! It involves artwork from a Russian painter – Wassily Kadinsky.
Click here to start.
Reading – LO: fact or opinion
Today’s lesson is about a famous artist we explored back in our art topic in September! The famous artist we are going to be reading about today is: Milton Glaser.
Can you remember him?
Your task is to read this text about him and pick out or infer 10 pieces of information from it.
With your 10 pieces of information, you are to categorise them into either fact or opinion.
Here are two examples:
Fact: Milton Glaser was born in New York City, June 26 1929.
Opinion: Milton Glaser has produced some amazing pieces of artwork.
Remember, if you don’t know what any words/phrases in the text mean, find out!
Geography – LO: The Galápagos Islands
Today, we’re taking a trip and learning about the Galápagos Islands’ environment, location and animals!
Using this website, read the article, watch the videos and then complete both activities one and two.
As always, we’d love to see your postcards so send us an email!

Week 12: 30 June 2020: Home learning

Posted on Monday 29 June 2020 by Miss Wilson

Happy Tuesday, Y5!
Maths – LO: drawing lines
Click here for your video!
Reading – LO: retrieval
Today’s task is to use this version of FirstNews in order to have a go at this quiz! The quiz involves seven parts of retrieval style questions:
A) Words
B) Pictures
C) Person
D) Object
E) Place
F) Statistics

You need to use your scanning skills to quickly find either the key information or the pictures!

Today’s task should take you about 30/40 minutes.
The answers can be found in red below – don’t check them until you’ve given the quiz your best shot!
As always, send me an email if you need any help/have any questions!

Writing – LO: Romeo & Juliet

Today, we learn about William Shakespeare and one of his most famous plays.

Everyone must read the website, watch the videos and complete activity one.

Then, you must choose whether to complete activity two (a script) or activity three (a newspaper article).

Today’s task shouldn’t take you less than 45 minutes – it’s one to sink your teeth into 😀

Click here to begin.

Week 12: 29 June 2020: Home learning

Posted on Sunday 28 June 2020 by Miss Wilson

Happy Monday, everyone!

If you haven’t already, check out our Moortown music video where we send you a very important message!

Maths – LO: measuring with a protractor

You know what to do! Click here for today’s video.
Reading – LO: word studies
Your task today is to complete eight word studies for words within this extract of ‘Kensuke’s Kingdom’. Click here for the extract and here for your task!
Music – LO: pulse and rhythm
Today, we’re going to sing and clap to the pulse and rhythm of a variety of different musical examples.
Click here to begin.
Film yourself clapping or singing to the rhythm of your own music and email it to us! It could even be your own music from an app like garage band.

26 June 2020: Home learning

Posted on Thursday 25 June 2020 by Mr Wain

Happy Friday, everyone.

Hope you’ve all had a wonderful week and have managed to spend some time, safely, in the sun! I’m hoping this weather holds out so that I can have a barbecue this weekend!

Maths – LO: measuring with a protractor 

You know the drill, click here for today’s video.
Reading  – LO: summarise a text
Today, we would like you to attempt the infamous ERM challenge! Your task is to read this text, and then summarise it without saying ERM!
Your options are:
to either summarise it to someone in your household whilst trying your best not saying ERM. Members of your household could also give it a go, too!
If it is feasible, you could send a video to your teacher with your attempt(s)!
In books: summarise the text in 20, 10, 5 and 1 word!
Have fun!

Science – LO: Earth Squad

After the success of Defenders of Mathematica, I thought I’d do an investigation into what other games we could play.
Introducing Earth Squad! This game is similar to DoM but instead of maths, you must test your scientific knowledge of animals, plants and the human body as you explore some of the world’s most interesting habitats.
Your task is to reach at least level Ace on two habitats. Go for Pro if you like! Go for all three if you’re up for it!!
Send me a picture of your character and any special items you have accrued

25 June 2020: Home learning

Posted on Wednesday 24 June 2020 by Mr Wain

Maths – LO: measuring angles in degrees
Click here for today’s video! You know the drill…
Reading – LO: understand and draw a setting description
Click here for your task! We will be reading a setting description and seeing if we can draw it! There are challenges that lie within…
Spanish – LO: introducing yourself
Today, we return to learning Spanish and how to greet people, plus how to say your name and age.
Click here to begin.
Draw a comic strip or write a play script for two people speaking in Spanish about their name, age, the alphabet and numbers to ten!

24 June 2020: Home learning

Posted on Tuesday 23 June 2020 by Miss Wilson

Happy Wednesday, Y5.
Today’s tasks are maths, reading and art.
Maths – LO: find perimeter and convert units
Your task today involves more work on converting units! I’d like you to follow the instructions on the lesson. Click here to start!
As always, send in a quick email to let me know how you did.

Reading – LO: retrieval
Reading page 1 and 2 of this week’s FirstNews, we’d like you to answer the following Kahoot by clicking here.
As always, send in a quick email to let me know how you did.
Art – LO: The Circle Challenge
How many circular objects can you think of? You will use your imagination and creativity to beat this challenge! 
Click here to start.
We would love to see your creative efforts – keep your eyes peeled for the best ones on class news!

23 June 2020: Home learning

Posted on Monday 22 June 2020 by Mr Wain

Maths – LO: converting units

Guardians of Mathmatica – lesson 2! Click here for the video! Answer the questions in your home learning book as we go along.

Reading – LO: FirstNews

Today’s task is to read FirstNews!

Send a quick email to show a fact or piece of information you’ve learnt.

Science – LO: animal kingdoms
I know how much you guys love learning about animals so click here to start today’s lesson about different animal kingdoms.
 Send a quick email to show a fact or piece of information you’ve learnt.

22 June 2020: Home learning

Posted on Sunday 21 June 2020 by Mr Wain

Happy Monday, Y5!

Here are today’s tasks…

Maths – LO: converting units of time

Click here for today’s video!

Reading – LO: give a personal point of view

We would love to know what book you are reading at the minute! With that being said, your task today is to give a personal point of view about the book you are currently reading.

We would like you to tell us:

  • what the book is about
  • what has happened so far
  • your opinion of the book and why you have this opinion
  • is it comparable to any other books you’ve read/know about

When describing your opinion about the book, it’s really important that you give reasons for your point of view, too!

When giving your reasons, remember to use words such as: additionally, furthermore, moreover etc when making your points!

Good luck!

Spanish – LO: numbers
Click here to access today’s Spanish lesson where we learn about where Spanish is spoken in the world, the Spanish alphabet as well as numbers 1-10.
Grab your home learning books and a pluma o lápiz!

19 June 2020: Home learning

Posted on Thursday 18 June 2020 by Miss Wilson

It’s Friday! I don’t know about you but for me this week has flown.
Thanks ever so much for continuing to send me your work – I hope my feedback is helping you to be even more awesome than you already are!

On to today’s learning…

Maths – LO: guardians of mathematica
Today, I would like you to watch this video and answer the questions as we go along – it’s a little different than usual!
Reading – LO: kahoot
Today, we would like you to read ‘Gaby to the Rescue’ from this paper (or this paper, if that one doesn’t work) and then complete the following kahoot!
The details for the kahoot are as follows:
Game Pin: 03360084
Good luck!

Living and Learning

Join Miss Wilson for today’s video.

Here’s a reminder of some R2s:

Send in a picture of your poem – or, even better, send in a video of you performing it so we can show our support!


18 June 2020: Home learning

Posted on Wednesday 17 June 2020 by Miss Wilson

Happy Thursday, Y5!
Today’s tasks are maths, reading and writing. Send me an email if you haven’t for a while!
Maths – LO: imperial units
Click here for today’s video!
Answer all the questions as we go along and as always, email me your work for some stars/steps or if you have any questions.
Reading – LO: Love of Reading
Today’s reading lesson is a Love of Reading session – back by popular demand. We would like you to simply read! Find a book, newspaper, magazine, poetry or anything you love to read. Then, relax and immerse yourself in some quality reading time for at least 30 minutes.
We would love to hear about what you are enjoying reading at the moment and where you like to chill out and read, so send an email to me!

Writing – LO: poetry

Today, we’re continuing our learning about poetry by writing nonsense poems!

You need to use this BBC Bitesize lesson and complete activities one, two and three.

Email your poem to me for some feedback or it’d be amazing to hear and see you perform yours!