Your final writing challenge is a formal report activity. Watch the videos and complete the tasks:
Extra Challenge: Write a formal report about Lockdown.
Your final maths challenge is about identifying 3D shapes from 2D. Watch the videos and complete the activities:
Extra Challenge: https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/articles/z387kty
Your final challenge is a texture lesson: https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/texture-treasure-hunt
Have a lovely week and an amazing Summer holiday!
Your challenge is following on from your description work last week. This week is all about prepositions. (A preposition is a word that tells you where or when something is in relation to something else.)
Use the link to watch videos about prepositions and complete the activities: https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/articles/zbkwqp3
Your challenge this week is revising multiplication. Remember your place value headings to help you when completing the column multiplication methods.
Use the link to watch the video and complete the activities: https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/articles/zjbyvk7
This week's challenge is around pulse. Complete the lesson by following this link: https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/pulse-in-3-and-4-time
Remember there are lots of other activities on both BBC Bitesize and on The Oak National Academy which you can do if you wish to!
Please send your work to us via email: email@example.com
Mrs Sherras and Mrs Murby
Some of Year 5 have completed the art challenge this week - based on the Yorkshire Air Museum. Above are the posters by Amaan, Musa and Alishba. They're brilliant!
Amaan's poster was inspired by the Gloster Javelin plane. He carefully drew the plane and has also researched more about the Gloster. Musa's poster is focused on the fire engine in the museum. Some fabulous work this week!
Your challenge this week is all around setting: https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/articles/z4brcqt
Watch the videos and complete the activities all around setting descriptions and context in your writing.
Your challenge is all around methods for addition and subtraction: https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/articles/zfdpnrd
Remember the different methods and strategies we have used in school on how to add and subtract, such as column addition and column subtraction. Also, remember place value as this will help you when adding and subtracting.
In addition, don't forget to keep practising your times tables on TTRockstars! https://ttrockstars.com/
We would normally get the opportunity to visit a museum linked to our WW2 topic - unfortunately we are unable to do that! So instead, I would like you to have a virtual tour of the museum by visiting their website:
Click on 'Explore' then 'Exhibition Areas'. Look at all the different exhibits they have at the museum. Then look around the different pages of the website to try to find out more about WW2.
Once you have explored the website you need to create a poster!
Pick your favourite exhibit and sketch it (using careful sketching skills) and make your poster as an advert for the museum!
Here are some example posters from different museums:
Momina, from Horowitz, has been very creative at home and has painted these beautiful canvases!
We have an artist in the class!!
This week's writing challenge is to create your own comic! This website has some videos to help with ideas of what you can include.
It also has a reminder of parenthesis, which I would like you to include in your comic!
This week is still linked to time. But this time it is understanding timetables.
Watch this video as a reminder:
Then complete this task:
We studied the Amazon Rainforest in class. To further your understanding, here is a reading comprehension all around the rainforest:
This week your writing challenges are all around the story 'Where the Wild Things Are'
1. Watch the video: http://www.viewpure.com/2bptuYPvfgk?start=0&end=0
2. Imagine you are Max. Write a diary as Max about your adventures. Remember to write your diary in chronological order and include your thoughts and feelings. Try to include parenthesis (which was revised a couple of weeks ago).
3. Write your own version of the story with a different adventure for Max to go on where he causes mischief! You should write it as a story and include speech using inverted commas.
The book has been made into a film in 2009:
1. Watch the trailer: http://www.viewpure.com/uNJPSc_4RCI?start=0&end=0
2. Compare the book to the film. You could present it in any way you wish e.g. as a table, thought bubbles etc.
3. Act out the story and film it!
This week your challenge is all about Time.
Here is a link to the BBC Daily lessons: https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/articles/zbdwg7hThere are videos and activities linked to time where you can become a football referee and help to solve problems!
As lots of you enjoy our history lessons in school, we thought you would enjoy learning about the Anglo-Saxons. Watch the videos and complete the activities beloew the video
Please send any work you can to us and we can share it on here:
Have a lovely week,
Mrs Sherras and Mrs Murby
Lots of children have been very busy at home with their learning! Eshal from Horowitz class has shared some of her project work with us. She looked at Space, Animals in the Rainforest and Olympics. Fantastic job Eshal!
Don't forget to send your work into us via email to - firstname.lastname@example.org
After you have completed the challenges online, please try to use inverted commas in your own writing. You could write a paragraph about something that has happened at home including speech or you could challenge yourself to write your own story - remember to punctuate correctly using inverted commas.
Multiplying and dividing by 10,100 and 1000
Try to write your own maths problem which involves multiplying or dividing by 10, 100 or 1000.
The Solar System:
Please send your work to: email@example.com
Mrs Murby and Mrs Sherras
Adding and subtracting fractions (with different denominators)
You can do your work in your exercise books (in your first home learning packs) or on your computers. Please send an attachment of your work or a picture of your work to our email address - firstname.lastname@example.org
We look forward to seeing your fractions and parenthesis work!
Mrs Sherras and Mrs Murby
This weekend was the Bank Holiday where we celebrated 75 years after VE Day. Year 5 have been challenged to do some activities on Purple Mash linked to VE day. Here is some of the work that has already been handed in (Eshal - Horowitz and Amina - Pullman):
The finished product this week from Mr and Mrs Sherras - baking!
Collaborate to do something of your choice with your family (boards games, jigsaws, games, puzzles, baking, cooking etc).
Send what you have been doing to Mrs Sherras and Mrs Murby to: email@example.com
The Oak Academy has daily lessons for all year groups and all subjects!
Here are some links to help you with your learning:
BBC Bitesize is brilliant - it has all subjects linked to what we have done in school:
Year 5 are learning about life cycles. We looked at different classifications of animals and their life cycles. As part of our Science day, we explored the human life cycle and carried out an investigation about reaction time in children (comparing boys and girls). Then we looked at the life cycle of a frog - we recreated on of the stages and made frogspawn slime!
Some children from Year 5 went on a 4 day residential to Buckden House. We had an amazing week doing lots of activities such as high ropes, caving, walking, archery and ghyll scrambling. Here are some pictures of our adventures!
We have been learning about deforestation in the Amazon Rainforest. We looked at the pros (e.g. medicine, shampoo, and resources) and the cons (e.g. climate change, flooding, extinction, destruction of habitats and biodiversity).
We developed our understanding by doing an investigation at the Den. We created two hills - one which had no trees (deforested) and one with trees. When we poured water over them we saw how the soil was effected.
We have had two visits from a local police officer.
Our first visit was about 'Online Bullying'. She explained what it was, talked through how to notice it as well as how to prevent it and what to do if it happens. Our second visit was about 'Online Safety'. This sessions ensured we understood how to stay safe online; looking at age restrictions and the CEOP button. Hopefully we are all now more confident when online!
We became members of an Amazon tribe! We had an injured member who we had to get to safety, so we collaborated to make a stretcher. We needed food, so we persevered to make a fire. Then we got stuck in the vines and had to help each other get through the vines of the rainforest!
Here are some pictures of how we got on...
In Literacy, Year 5 are beginning to read 'Journey to the River Sea' by Eva Ibbotson. We have been studying the main character, Maia, and looking at her journey along the Amazon river. We absorbed ourselves in the setting by listening to sounds and watching clips of the Amazon to help us to understand the setting and atmosphere.
We collaborated to create a dance to represent what you would see in the Amazon (from the animals to the trees).
Here are some of our dances.
Year 5 have been looking at forces during this half term - such as gravity, air resistance and water resistance. We conducted an investigation to see what effects how quickly something falls to the ground. We made parachutes of different sizes to investigate air resistance and surface area.
"The biggest parachute was the slowest to fall because it has a larger surface area so there is more air resistance." - Samia
Year 5 had a lovely morning being creative! We used origami skills to make lots of different things such as wreaths, snow flakes and baubles.
We created our own poems about the sky. We distilled to look for opportunities to practise new skills such as personification and using figurative language. Here are 3 of our poems:
We listened to some of the Grimm Brother's Fairy tales such as Rumpelstiltskin and Hansel and Gretel. We recreated different parts of the stories. We got 'lost in the woods' and had to find our way out then made some potions!
This half term, we have been looking at a variety of poems around our topic. We acted then out, created art and wrote our own versions of the poems.
Here are some of our performances:
Year 5 had a great time learning about bonfire night and activities which take place around this time of year. We got conkers and made them so we could have conker competitions - we had to work on our aiming technique! We also had a fire and thought about how to be safe on bonfire night - we even had popcorn fireworks! To end the day we went apple bobbing, only one of us managed to get an apple though!
Year 5 have been working towards creating our own Ancient Egyptian clay tablets this year. We completed a variety of tasks to help us to develop the skills to complete this. This included:
- Researching Egyptian art work
- Exploring clay skills using plasticine
- Designing our tablet
- Creating a prototype out of plasticine
- Making our final tablet in clay
- Painting the tablet
Here are some pictures of our journey.
Throughout this half term we have studied the Ancient Egyptian period. Four members of our year group created a green screen to share the information we have found out. We hope this helps you to learn more about the Ancient Egyptians!
To develop our understanding of the Ancient Egyptian era, we went to the Leeds City Museum. We explored the museum and took part in an Ancient Egyptian workshop where we looked at Egyptian artefacts, made our own amulets, mummified a body and even saw a real life mummy!
We had an amazing time - here are some of our pictures:
While reading 'The General' we found out a lot of information about General Jodhpur. We used this to create an information test. Here are two readings of our information texts.
As part of our work in Literacy we have been looking at a book - The General. To absorb ourselves into the characters we got into role as soldiers and officers of The General!
To begin our learning around the properties of materials, we looked at solids, liquids and gases. We began by separating different solids from each other: sand from cornflakes, sugar from peas, rice from paper clips and flour from raisins. We decided which equipment would be best to help us to separate these materials (colanders, sieves and magnets). We looked at the materials and discussed their properties (magnetic, small, flow etc) which helped us to choose the correct equipment.
Here is how we got on:
We learned how to become an archaeologist! We used sieves, trowels and gloves to dig for artefacts. We found lots of replica artefacts from Ancient Egypt. We used our noticing muscles to see what they told us about Ancient Egypt.