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MONDAY 11th MAY

 

Maths Activity: 'Monday Madness': Follow the link below and see how close you can get to 80,000!

https://hamiltontrust-live-b211b12a2ca14cbb94d6-36f68d2.divio-media.net/documents/y5_autumn_investigations_week_1.pdf

 

 Literacy Activity: Skill 1: COMPREHENSION

https://www.thenational.academy/online-classroom/year-5/english#subjects

This week’s focus is about PERSUASION and you are working towards writing a persuasive letter.  Throughout the week, there will be videos to watch, quizzes, activities and your chance to write.

Use the link above and complete lesson 1.

IGNORE ANY SPELLING WORK. WE WILL SET YOU SPELLING WORK ON THURSDAY.

 

Non Core Subject Activity: Geography

Travel around the world by going on a virtual field trip!

Click on the link: https://adventuresinfamilyhood.com/20-virtual-field-trips-to-take-with-your-kids.html

Choose a place (or places) to virtually visit and then write a postcode to tell us about your visit!

 

Daily Reading: Please hear your child read for 10 minutes

 

Times Tables Rock Star: Please allow your child 10 minutes access to TTRS

 

TUESDAY 12th MAY:

 

Maths Activity: 'Tuesday Session 1': Lesson 1- Area of rectangles

PLEASE REFER TO PDF DOCUMENTS UNDER MATHS RESOURCES AT THE BOTTOM OF THIS PAGE - LESSON 1 AREA OF RECTANGLES (answers are also provided).

Here is the video link for lesson 1: https://vimeo.com/415436807

 

Literacy Activity: Skill 2: IDENTIFYING KEY FEATURES OF PERSUASIVE WRITING

https://www.thenational.academy/online-classroom/year-5/english#subjects

Use the link above and complete lesson 3.

IGNORE ANY SPELLING WORK. WE WILL SET YOU SPELLING WORK ON THURSDAY.

 

Non Core Subject Activity: Art

Can you design a card to thank someone or a group of people who have been helping us during these difficult times?

It might be an NHS worker, a post man/woman, a police officer…anyone who has had to remain working to help us. It might be your adult at home!

Think about what you could put on the front of it, you might like to include the rainbow theme that has become a symbol of thanks and hope during these times.

Once you’ve taken a picture of it to send to us, then you could actually send it to that person.

 

 

Daily Reading: Please hear your child read for 10 minutes

 

Times Tables Rock Star: Please allow your child 10 minutes access to TTRS

 

WEDNESDAY 13th MAY:

 

Maths Activity: 'Wednesday Session 2': Lesson 2 – Equivalent Fractions

PLEASE REFER TO PDF DOCUMENTS UNDER MATHS RESOURCES AT THE BOTTOM OF THIS PAGE - LESSON 2 EQUIVALENT FRACTIONS (answers are also provided).

Here is the video link for lesson 2: https://vimeo.com/415436912 

 

 Literacy Activity: Skill 3: SpaG – List of 3

https://www.thenational.academy/online-classroom/year-5/english#subjects

Use the link above and complete lesson 4.

IGNORE ANY SPELLING WORK. WE WILL SET YOU SPELLING WORK ON THURSDAY.

 

 Non Core Subject Activity: History

Create your own time capsule!

We are living through something that will forever be remembered in History.

Collect and/or create some things to put inside your time capsule (this could be ongoing).

You could include:

-Art work you’ve created eg) your rainbow picture

-Newspaper cuttings

-A diary entry                   -For more ideas see: https://amazingapprenticeships.com/app/uploads/2020/04/2020-Covid-19-time-capsule-sheets.pdf    

 

 

Daily Reading: Please hear your child read for 10 minutes

 

Times Table Rock Stars: Please allow your child 10 minutes access to TTRS

 

THURSDAY 14th MAY:

 

Maths Activity: 'Thursday Session 3': Lesson 3 – Improper Fractions to mixed numbers

PLEASE REFER TO PDF DOCUMENTS UNDER MATHS RESOURCES AT THE BOTTOM OF THIS PAGE - LESSON 3 IMPROPER FRACTIONS TO MIXED NUMBERS (answers are also provided).

Here is the video link for lesson 3: https://vimeo.com/415436982

 

Literacy Activity: Skill 4: Spelling:

Our spelling pattern this week is ‘our’

  1. We would like you to log on to Spelling Shed and practise this week’s spellings, more than once please.

 

Non Core Subject Activity: Science

How are rainbows created? Here’s a simple video explaining. Can you find out more information? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GqbgJ3c3yhc

Create your own mnemonic to remember the order of the colours in the rainbow and create a poster to help you remember.

 

 

Daily Reading: Please hear your child read for 10 minutes

 

Times Table Rock Stars: Please allow your child 10 minutes access to TTRS

 

FRIDAY 15th MAY:

 

Maths Activity: 'Figure it out Friday!': Have a go at ducking and dividing! When you have finished, try the ‘Sweets in a box’. Remember, you can use counters or pasta, or even torn up pieces of paper if you don’t have sweets!

 https://nrich.maths.org/14253

https://nrich.maths.org/84

 

Literacy Activity: Skill 5: WRITING A PERSUASIVE LETTER

https://www.thenational.academy/online-classroom/year-5/english#subjects

Use the link above and complete lesson 5.

IGNORE ANY SPELLING WORK.

 

 Non Core Subject Activity - PE:

 

Joe Wickes P.E ‘Fancy dress Friday’ – 9am  https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCAxW1XT0iEJo0TYlRfn6rYQ

Take a picture of you completing the work out.

Could you create a similar type of workout yourself and teach it someone in your family? Maybe you’d like to film yourself and teach us!

 

 

Daily Reading: Please hear your child read for 10 minutes

 

Times Table Rock Stars: Please allow your child 10 minutes access to TTRS

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