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Spellings 8.3.21

Creating nouns using –ness suffix

happiness

hardness

madness

nastiness

silliness

tidiness

childishness

willingness

carelessness

foolishness

Homework w/c 1.3.21

Use the word 'Inspiration' as your starting point. Create a poster showing what this means to you. What / who inspires you? What are you inspired to do? What does it feel like to be inspired? How do you inspire others? 

 

Spellings w/c 1.3.21

Creating nouns by adding the -ity suffix.

community

curiosity

ability

captivity

activity

sensitivity

possibility

flexibility

visibility

eternity

Spellings w/c 22.2.21

This week, we will be focusing on Year 5 and 6 spelling words that have a double consonant.

  • Embarrass

  • Especially

  • Correspond

  • Communicate

  • Profession

  • Sufficient

  • Exaggerate

  • Recommend

Homework w/c 8.2.21

Find out about the story of Holy Mary's appearance at Lourdes. Present your findings in a format of your choice. 

 

Spellings w/c 8.2.21

presidential        

confidential

initial

essential   

partial  

special      

social     

artificial  

financial 

official

Homework w/c 1.2.21

Now that you have finished reading to the end of chapter 10, write a letter from Mary inviting Dickon to invite him to Misselthwaite Manor to play for the day. How might Mary persuade Dickon to come? What would she plan for them to do? Would he be given a meal? 

You have until Tuesday 9th February to complete this. 

 

Spellings w/c 1.2.21

adjective

adverb

 

infectious

infectiously

nutritious

nutritiously

cautious

cautiously

ambitious

ambitiously

superstitious

superstitiously

Homework 25.1.21

Imagine you are Martha from The Secret Garden. What would you tell your family about her? 

You might say things like 'Aye, you wouldn't believe it, the child can't even dress herself or even put her shoes on'

 

Spellings 25.1.21

adjective

adverb

 

vicious

viciously

spacious

spaciously

gracious

graciously

suspicious

suspiciously

malicious

maliciously

ferocious

ferociously

Homework 18.1.21

Write a character description on Mary Lennox. What does she look like and what is her personality like?

 

If you need a bit of help you could use one of the sheets saved below.

Spellings w/c 18.1.21

adjective

noun

distant  

distance

tolerant

tolerance

relevant  

relevance

defiant  

defiance

reliant  

reliance

Homework 11.1.21

Write a description of the secret garden that you designed last week. 

Spellings w/c 11.1.21

achieve

ceiling

deceit

conceit

deceive

either

neither

perceive

receipt

receive

Homework w/c 4.1.21

Please create a labelled picture of a secret garden from your imagination. What would you include? How would you get in and out secretly? Are there different sections to your garden? 

 

Spellings w/c  4.1.21

Individual, interfere, interrupt, language, leisure, lightning, marvellous, mischievous.

Homework w/c 30.11.20

Egypt research

The children will begin a unit of travel writing this week. We will be writing about Egypt. For homework, could the children please begin their research. Attached is a copy of the research gird we shall be using in school. They can begin to fill out some of the information and bring it in to school (or write their information on a piece of paper). This sheet will not be collected in, as it shall be used only by the children in line with COVID policies. 

Spellings w/c 30.11.20

 

magnificence

intelligence

silence

violence

obedience

confidence

innocence

patience

coincidence
excellence

Homework w/c 23.11.20

For this week, I have attached a copy of the Year 5 and 6 spelling list. We work on 5 words a week in class, but thought that children could also practise these at home. We have got to 'especially'. I would like the children to go over all of the words we have covered again as revision please. 

Homework w/c 16.11.20

Spellings w/c 16.11.20

 

frequent

innocently

ancient

confidently

confident

obediently

patient

patiently 

dependent

intelligently

magnificent

magnificently

Homework w/c 9.11.20

Spellings w/c 9.11.20

 

reasonably

unreasonably

responsibly

irresponsibly

comfortably

illegibly

sensibly

impossibly

suitably

intolerably

 

Homework w/c 2.11.20

Spellings w/c 2.11.20

'y' as a vowel sound.

  • rhyme
  • rhythm
  • symbol
  • system
  • forty
  • curiosity
  • gym
  • myth
  • pyramid
  • mystery

Friday 23rd October 2020

 

Homework for Half Term Week

 

Your homework for half term week is:

 

1.  Reading - To enjoy a good quality reading text.  This may be a book from home, or you could continue reading our class novel 'Secrets of a Sun King'.

 

2.  Maths - To improve your times table knowledge by playing Times Tables Rockstars.

www.ttrockstars.com

 

3.  Art - Create a painting or drawing of an ancient Egyptian scene using your choice of materials.  You could have a look at this website for inspiration:

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/topics/zg87xnb 

 

Please complete homework by Monday 2nd November 2020.

 

Have a lovely half term!

 

Mr Griffin and Mrs McGovern

Homework w/c 19.10.20

cereal serial
heard herd
steal steel
stationery stationary
father farther
Spellings w/c 19th October

Homework w/c 12th October 

 

Spellings w/c 12th October 

 

 

past passed
proceed precede
aisle isle
aloud allowed
affect effect

 

Homework w/c 5th October 2020

Spellings w/c 5th October 2020

Words with silent letter t

fasten   

listen

glisten

soften

castle 

rustle

bustle  

jostle  

nestle

wrestle

thistle 

whistle

Week commencing 28.9.20

Additional challenge: Write a newspaper article of your choice, then ask someone to give you an opinion on whether they found it interesting or not. 

You could write about something happening in the world, or an event from a story book, or just use your imagination! 

Remember to email a copy or photo to Year5@stalbanrc.bham.sch.uk

Spellings wc 28.9.20

 

fought nought
ought bought
cough trough
rough tough
enough thorough

 

Week commencing 21.9.20

English homework

Last week, Year 5 chose St Luke as their class saint. Try to find out about him. What sort of life did he have?

 

Choose how you would like to present your work - write a report, make a poster, write an acrostic poem, make a video. It's up to you!

 

Where possible, please email work or a photograph of it to Year5@stalbanrc.bham.sch.uk

Spellings wc 21.9.20

Words ending in -able

enjoyable

miserable

understandable

enviable

breakable

reliable

comfortable

adorable

changeable

believable

noticeable

 

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