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Year 5

Welcome to Year 5!

 

Please use the following links to support your learning at home.

Hi Year 5, I hope you are all keeping well. Here are some more activities for Week 2 for learning at home.

 

English: 

  • Read, read, read - find a good book and make a reading camp to enjoy your story. You could write a book review afterwards for the school website! 

  • Write a story and create your own book with illustrations for our class book corners 

  • Write a poem - about anything you like! 

  • Create your own play or puppet show to perform to your adults or even record

  • Create a SPaG fact file including everything you know about nouns, adjectives, verbs, adverbs, conjunctions, synonyms and different sentence types including relative clauses. 

 

Here are some links to useful websites with other ideas and activities: 

Maths:

  • Make a maths poster or workbook about the topic of fractions and decimals for next year’s Year 5 students 

  • Play a board game or card game - all of these involve counting and maths in some way! 

  • Make your own card game or board game about a maths topic that interests you. You could even make your own dice and write a set of instructions!

  • Go on TT Rockstars,  practise your times tables and earn coins for your band. You can even play with your friends! (Don’t forget your login is in your homework book and is the same as your computing login) 

 

Here are some links to useful websites with other ideas and activities: 

Science: 

  • Grow your own plant or look after a plant that is already in your house or garden. What does your plant need so that it is healthy?

  • Do a science project (see the links below for some ideas) 

  • Watch a documentary about animals on Youtube 

  • Also try using the Google 3D app to look at animals in 3D- type in tiger into Google on yours or your adults phone- then scroll down to 'view it in 3D'. 

  • You could create a wordsearch or crossword for a friend including vocabulary you have learnt in different science topics throughout the year.

 

Here are some links to useful websites with other ideas and activities: 

Geography and History: 

  • Make your own map - this could be of your bedroom, house, street or local area

  • Research a country that interests you and learn the language (see link below)

  • Watch Horrible HIstories and learn a song. Can you make up a song of your own about a historical figure or period in History?

  • You could try to learn the capital cities of the world off by heart! 

  • Try making your own jigsaw- perhaps you could draw a map of the world and cut it up into pieces and see if your siblings/adults can put it back together correctly. 

 

Here are some links to useful websites with other ideas and activities: 

Computing: 

 

Here are some links to useful websites with other ideas and activities: 

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/topics/zf2f9j6/articles/z3c6tfr - to practise your typing

P. E 

 

Use the Youtube links below for some ideas of PE exercises you can do:

 

https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLyCLoPd4VxBvPHOpzoEk5onAEbq40g2-k

Art and DT: 

  • Paint or draw a ‘happy picture’ and send it it to a local nursing home or elderly relative/ neighbour to make them smile 

  • Paint a rock or leaves and make a collage 

  • Bake a cake and have a tea party 

  • Make a sock puppet

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