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Homework wc 20.6.22

 

Maths homework has been set on MyMaths and is due to be completed by 24.6.22.

 

Your homework this week is to complete your Mini First Aid Booklet, please go through these with your parents by 24.6.22.

 

 

 

Spellings w/c 20.6.22

Adding verb prefixes de- and re-

deflate

deform

decode

decompose

defuse

recycle

rebuild

rewrite

replace

revisit

Spellings w/c 13.6.22

Children will be given a paper copy of these spellings on Monday 13th June. 

Convert nouns or verbs into adjectives using suffix -ful

boastful

faithful

doubtful

fearful

thankful

beautiful

pitiful

plentiful

fanciful

merciful

Homework wc/ 6.6.22

 

Maths Homework has been set on MyMaths and is due to be complete by 17/6/22.

 

For English homework can you write a poem on a topic of your choice and perform it to your family or friends.

 

Watch the following video from Michael Rosen for some tips on performing poetry:

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RvV23xoZRkI 

 

Please email us over some videos or bring in your written poems by 17.6.22 

Enjoy :) 

Homework wc/ 30.5.22

 

Maths homework will be set 27.05.22 and is due in by the 6.6.22.

 

English homework

 

Please write a recount of something you have done during the Half Term holidays. 

 

Below you will find a helpful website with tips to writing a recount:

 

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/topics/zpccwmn/articles/zkpvbdm

 

Enjoy the holidays! 

 

We will look forward to seeing you for our final term of Year 5 :)

 

Homework w/c 23.5.22

 

Maths homework

Maths homework will go live on MyMaths on 20.5.22 and is due to be completed by 27.5.22.

 

Topic/ English

Write a list of the different primary and secondary sources that historians can use to learn about the past.

 

Spellings

Children will receive a copy of these spellings on Monday 23rd May. 

Convert Nouns or Adjectives into Verbs Using the Suffix -en
blacken
brighten
flatten
lengthen

mistaken

straighten

shorten
thicken

tighten
toughen

 

Homework w/c 16.5.22

 

Maths

MyMaths has been set and will be accessible on Friday 13th May. It is due to be completed by Friday 20th May. 

Topic 

Find out about the Minoan or Mycenaean civilisation. Create an information poster or non-chronological report to record your findings. Include pictures and images of artefacts if you can. Once complete, share it with a family member. Due to be completed by Friday 20th May.

 

Spellings w/c 16.5.22

Children will receive a copy of these spellings on Monday 16th May. 

Convert nouns or adjectives into verbs using the suffix -ify

 

amplify

solidify

signify

falsify

glorify

notify

testify

purify

intensify

classify

Homework w/c 9.5.22

 

Maths 

MyMaths homework will be accessible on Friday 6th May and due to be completed by the following Friday (13th May). 

 

English

During one of our reading sessions this week, we watched a video about recommending book. This was in preparation for the children working on their reading target for this half term - To begin to recommend books that you have read to your peers, giving reasons for your choices. 

 

     

     

    For homework, the children need to prepare their book recommendation to share with the class. All children will be expected to recommend a book. They need to talk about:

    • Genre and style
    • Settings and characters (where appropriate)
    • A very short synopsis
    • Similar stories, texts, authors. 
    • Why they liked book.
    • How it made them feel. 

    Spellings 

    Children will receive a copy of theses spellings on Monday 9th May.

     Convert Nouns or Adjectives into Verbs Using the Suffix -ise

    criticise

    advertise

    capitalise

    finalise

    equalise

    fertilise

    terrorise

    socialise

    visualise

    vandalise

     

    Homework w/c 3.5.22

     

    Maths 

    My Maths Homework has been set based on multiplying fractions. The due in date has been extended to Monday 9th May to allow children a full week to complete this. 

     

    Project Homework

    Children received project homework on Friday asking them to create a travel brochure about the Groundbreaking Greeks. This is due in on May 20th.  

     

    Spelling

    Children will receive a copy of this week's spellings on Tuesday 3rd May. 

    Convert nouns or adjectives into verbs using the suffix -ate

    pollinate

    captivate

    activate

    motivate

    communicate

    medicate

    elasticate

    hyphenate

    alienate

    validate

     

     

    Homework over the Easter Break

     

    We would like you to research our next topic 'The Groundbreaking Greeks' we will be sending home the knowledge organiser for you to read with your children. 

     

    Please enjoy the Easter break spending time as a family. 

     

    We will look forward to seeing you all after Easter.

     

    Year 5 Team 

    WC 4/4/22

     

    Maths homework is set on MyMaths and is due in on the 8.4.22. 

     

    English homework is to write a book review of 'The Secret Garden'. 

     

    Spellings w/c 4th April and over Easter

    Please find above a copy of the full Year 5 and 6 spelling list. Children will receive a paper copy on Monday 4th April. We will assess these words during the first week after Easter. Children will then bring their marked sheet home to practise any words that they spelled incorrectly. 

    Spelling Practise: 

    Spellingframe is a fantastic website that breaks down spellings into sounds / rules. It allows children to practise words in a variety of ways including fun games and repetitive exercises. It also has a testing option for children to assess themselves. 

    Usually parts of the website are subscription based, however all of the Year 5 and 6 resources are available for free until SATs week. If your child finds spelling difficult, or would just like some extra practise, it is worth having a look. 

     

    Homework w/c 21.3.22

    Maths

     

    We have sent out an arithmetic paper for homework this week in preparation for assessment week next week. Due in 25.3.22. 

     

    English

    We have been looking at writing Newspaper writing this week. Write a newspaper article on a topic you are passionate about. Due in 25.3.22. 

     

    Spelling w/c 21.3.22

    Adverbs of Possibility and Frequency

    certainly

    definitely

    possibly

    perhaps

    probably

    frequently

    often

    occasionally

    rarely

    always

     

     

    Homework w/c 14.3.22

    Work has been set on MyMaths which is to be completed by 18.3.22.

    A Correct the Spelling Mistakes worksheet has been handed out and is due in by the 18.3.22.

    Spellings w/c 14.3.22

    Children will receive a copy of these spellings on Monday 14th March.

     

    The intention is for children to stick these spellings into their yellow spelling books, however many children arrive without them on a Monday. Could parents please remind children that this book is required to be in school on this day. We do allow children to put their spellings into their planners when they do not have their spelling books in school, however a number of children, who regularly have neither available.

    Please speak to the office if your child needs a new planner. 

     

    Words with endings –cial and -tial

    presidential    

    confidential

    initial

    essential    

    partial   

    official     

    special      

    social     

    artificial  

    financial 

    Homework w/c 7.3.22

    Maths homework

    MyMaths has been set and will be accessible on Friday 4th March. Please note that some children have been set 2 activities to complete by Friday 11th March. 

     

    English homework

    Imagine you work for NACA, when the organisation first started. Write a diary entry detailing what it is like working for NACA using information we have gathered during Literacy lessons and the research you have conducted. 

    Spellings w/c 7.3.22

    These spellings will be given out on Monday 7th March, so please ensure that you have your yellow spelling book in school.

    Words with endings that sound like /shuhs/ spelt –tious or –ious

    ambitious

    cautious

    fictitious

    infectious

    nutritious

    contentious

    superstitious

    pretentious

    anxious

    obnoxious

    Homework w/c 14.2.22

    Last week, the children received a short project homework based on a Lenten charity suggestion, which is due in on Thursday, therefore Maths and English homework has not been set. 

    Spellings w/c 14.2.22

    Please find above a copy of the Year 5 and 6 spelling list that we have learned so far in class. Children will receive a paper copy on Monday 14th February. The children will have a test on Tuesday 1st March and Wednesday 2nd March on all of these words. They will then bring their marked sheet home to practise any words that they spelled incorrectly. 

    Homework w/c 7.2.22

     

    English

     

    Go into your garden or a garden you are fond of and create a word bank of vocabulary.

     

    Create five sentences which include similes and metaphors to describe your garden or a garden of your choice. 

     

    Maths

    Maths work is set on MyMaths.

     

    Spellings w/c 7.2.22

    Please note that we will continue to learn about words ending with -cious next week. This means that there will not be new spellings this week and the -cious list from w/c 31.1.22 will be tested on Monday 14th February. 

    Homework w/c 31.1.22

     

    English

    Imagine you have landed on the moon!

    Write a short story describing what you can see, hear, feel, smell. Use expanded noun phrases and at least one relative clause.

    Maths

    MyMaths homework has been set based on formal methods of multiplication and will be accessible on Friday 28th January.

    Spellings w/c 31.1.22

    These spellings will be given out on 31.1.22, so please ensure that you have your yellow spelling book in school. Please note there are 12 spellings this week. 

    adjective

    adverb

     

    vicious

    viciously

    spacious

    spaciously

    gracious

    graciously

    suspicious

    suspiciously

    malicious

    maliciously

    ferocious

    ferociously

    Homework w/c 24.1.22

    Maths homework - Children will be given a paper copy of this homework on Friday 21st January 2022

    English/Topic Homework

     

    Use your research skills to answer these questions.

    Please answer these questions in full sentences using subject specific vocabulary. 


    What products do some of the areas of arable and pastoral farming produce?
    What tasks do UK pastoral and arable farmers carry out to take care of their
    animals and crops and produce products to sell?

    In what conditions do they work?

    How does this compare with a different type of farming elsewhere in
    the world?

    Spellings w/c 24.1.22

    These spellings will be given out on 24.1.22, so please ensure that you have your yellow spelling book in school. 

    Word ending in –ant, -ance and ancy.

    observant     

    hesitant   

    relevant    

    defiant      

    elegant  

    reliance   

    defiance

    tolerance

    hesitancy

    vacancy

     

     

    Homework w/c 17.1.22

    Children were given the new project homework this week. For those children who handed in their homework books, the new homework sheets were glued into their book.

    All other children were given a loose copy of the homework. Please find a copy below, just in case the sheet did not find its way home. 

    (Also, please bear in mind that Maths and English homework is not set on same week that children receive project homework.)

     

     

    Science project homework

    Spellings w/c 17.1.22

    These spellings will be sent home 17.1.22. Please ensure that you have your spelling book in school on this day.

    Homophones and near homophones 

    guest 

    guessed 

    aloud 

    allowed 

    desert 

    dessert  

    alter 

    altar  

    quite

    quiet

    Homework w/c 10.1.22

    Maths 

    MyMaths has been set on either area or perimeter depending your group.

     

    Spellings

    New spellings will be given out on Monday 10th January to be assessed on Monday 17th January. Please ensure that you have your spelling book in school on Monday 10th so that your new spellings can be stuck in. 

     

    ee sound spelt ei

    receive 

    deceit 

    deceived 

    ceiling 

    receipt 

    conceited 

    conceive 

    seize 

    protein 

    caffeine 

    English

    What have we learnt about Mary's character so far in the novel?

     

    Your task this week is to write a character description on Mary using information from Chapter One and Two.

     

    Homework w/c 20/12/21

     

    Multiplication homework has been set on MyMaths.

     

    English

    Write a paragraph detailing your highs and lows of 2021, and exploring your hopes and dreams for the new year.

     

    Relax and enjoy spending quality time with your family and we will look forward to seeing you all in the new year!

     

    Stay safe,

    Mrs McGovern and Mrs Ferran 

    Spellings w/c 13.12.21

    On Monday 13th December, the children will be given an updated list of Year 5 and 6 statutory spelling words that we have been practising this term. They will assessed on the Tuesday and Wednesday of the first week back after Christmas (4th and 5th January 2022). Children will then spend the rest of that week practising any that they need to. 

    The sheet that children will receive is attached below. 

     

    English w/c 13.12.21

     

    Write a poem based on 'A Christmas Carol'. 

     

    Maths w/c 13.12.21

     

    Complete the tasks on the following web page based on dividing by 10,100 and 1000. 

     

    https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/articles/z7r492p

    Year 5 and 6 spelling words

    Spellings w/c 6.12.21

    Words ending -ence

    These spellings will be sent home 6.12.21. Please ensure that you have your spelling book in school on this day.

    patience     

    silence   

    dependence      

    confidence   

    magnificence

    innocence

    intelligence

    obedience

    violence

    consequence

     

    Homework w/c 6.12.21

    The homework books will be sent out on Monday 6.12.21 with a 3 week project, therefore we are not setting additional work on MyMaths or English homework this week. 

    Spellings w/c 29.11.21

    Words ending -ent

    These spellings will be sent home 29.11.21. Please ensure that you have your spelling book in school on this day. 

    frequent

    ancient

    confident

    patient

    dependent

    magnificent

    innocent

    intelligent

    obedient

    sufficient

     

    English wc 29.11.21

     

    For English homework please complete the following tasks on the website below:

     

    https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/articles/z8d78hv

     

    This will support you with writing direct speech.

     

    Maths

     

    Your Maths homework is set on MyMaths and is due in on  3.12.21

    Spellings w/c 22.11.21

    Words ending in -ibly and -ably

    These spellings will be sent home 22.11.21. Please ensure that you have your spelling book in school on this day. 

    reasonably

    responsibly 

    legibly          

    possibly         

    tolerably    

    unreasonably

    irresponsibly

    illegibly

    impossibly

    intolerably

     

    English wc 22.11.21

     

    As we are focusing on A Christmas Carol in English can you please create a fact file on the life and work of Charles Dickens.

     

    Maths is set on MyMaths on 19.11.21 and due in 26.11.21

     

    English homework WC 15.11.21

     

    For English homework this week please complete the activities on the website below.

    How to use semicolons - BBC Bitesize

     

    Following on from our cultural capital lesson on Cop26, could you please create a poster about the positive changes we can make to support and help care for the environment.

     

    My Maths work has been set 12.11.21 due in 19.11.21. 

     

    Spellings wc 15.11.21

     

    These spellings will be sent home in the children's spelling books on Monday 15.11.21. Please ensure that children have their book in school on this date for their spelling test and to receive their new spellings. Thank you.

     

    Spellings: 'y' can make a vowel sound

    symbol

    mystery 

    lyrics

    oxygen

    symptom

    physical 

    system

    typical

    crystal

    rhythm

     

     

    Homework w/c 8.11.21

    As a new project homework was sent home in homework books on Friday, there will be no additional Maths and English this week. However please see spellings for this week below. 

    Hopefully the children have taken the opportunity over the last couple of weeks to practise the Year 5 and 6 words that we have covered. We will continue practising 5 words per week from the list until we complete the next 25. We will assess them again after Christmas.

     

    From Monday 8th November will we return to weekly spellings

    Spellings w/c 8.11.21 (to be assessed 15.11.21)

    Silent letter 't'

    glisten

    castle

    bustle  

    nestle

    jostle 

    fastened

    listener

    wrestling

    nestling

    rustled

    Over the half term.

    Reading

    Please read chapters 6 and 7 of King of the Cloud Forest. This needs to be done before we start chapter 8 on Monday 1st November in school. 

     

    English

    Find out about one of the countries that Ashley travels through by researching either China, Tibet or India. We will use your research to create an information text in the first 2 weeks after half term. Try to include information about where it is, population, language, currency, major religions, geography, important parts of its history and any other interesting facts. 

     

     

    Homework w/c 18.10.21

    Maths homework w/c 18.10.21

    My Maths homework has been set and will be accessible from 15.10.21. Children have until 29.10.21 to complete this. 

    English Homework w/c 18.10.21

    Please complete the the following English homework over half term, due in the first day back at school. 

     

     

     

    Spellings w/c 18.10.21

    On Monday 18th October, the children will be given a list of Year 5 and 6 statutory spelling words that we have been practising so far this term. We will be spending next week going over them; the children need to practise them at home also. They will assessed on Monday 1st November. 

    Homework w/c 11.10.21

    Maths homework w/c 11.10.21

    MyMaths homework has been set based on our addition and subtraction unit that we have been working on. 

    Spellings w/c 11.10.21

    These spellings will be sent home in the children's spelling books on Monday 11.10.21. Please ensure that children have their book in school on this date for their spelling test and to receive their new spellings. Thank you. 

    Words ending -able

    understandable

    breakable

    comfortable

    changeable

    noticeable

    miserable

    enviable

    reliable

    adorable

    believable

    WC 4.10.21

    This week we have sent home our homework project books.

    Please complete the task which is set. This is due in 1.11.21

    Spellings w/c 4.10.21

    Homophones - Words that sound the same. 

    cereal

    serial

    heard

    herd

    steal

    steel

    stationery

    stationary

    father

    farther

    Homework w/c 27.9.21

    MyMaths 

    MyMaths homework has been set. Due to be completed by 1.10.21

    English Homework wc 20.9.21

     

    Your English homework this week is to write a diary entry in style of someone living in the Shang Dynasty. Use knowledge from our topic lessons and additional research on the Shang Dynasty to support your writing.

     

    Due in by 1.10.21

    Spellings w/c 27.9.21

                                  Words ending -ible

    horrible   

    terrible     

    visible      

    possible    

    sensible 

    credible  

    incredible

    illegible

    irresponsible

    irresistible

     

    Spellings w/c 20.9.21

    Words containing the letter string ‘ough’

     

    though

    although

    dough

    doughnut

    through

    cough

    trough

    rough

    tough

    enough

    Homework w/c 20.9.21

    Maths

    One MyMaths tasks has been set for this week. It is due to be completed on Friday 24th September. 

    Spellings w/c 13.9.21

    Silent 'b'

    combs

    combed

    climbing

    climbed

    thumbs

    plumbing

    plumber

    limbs

    doubted

    Homework w/c 13.9.21. Children will be given this homework on Monday 13th September. It is due back Monday 20th September

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