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Home Learning

We understand that there may be a number of reasons why it might be very difficult for any adult at home to support your child so we have provided a range of different learning within the weekly plans, including some online learning packages that your child is already familiar with as well as new resources that mirror some of the learning that will be happening in class that week

 

We have provided learning that mirrors the learning that is happening in class as much as possible. Please see the attached links.

 

If you have any queries or questions, please use the year group email address previously provided.

WB 30/11/20

 

Maths:

Please visit the link below. Here you will find the maths lesson videos. You will need the Multiplying by 100 and Multiplying by 10, 100 and 1,000 videos this week.

https://whiterosemaths.com/homelearning/year-5/week-9-number-multiplication-division/

 

There are questions built into the videos and it may need to be intermittently paused in order to give your child time to complete the questions.

 

For the remaining lessons we will be completing some end of term assessments. You will find some assessments to complete, in the supporting documents section below.

 

Maths Olympics

In Maths Olympics, we are continuing to work on and improve our multiplication and division recall skills but we have also started to learn decimal number bonds to 1 and 10.  Conker Maths allows you to choose either times table facts or number bond facts you find more challenging and practise them either at your own pace or against the clock.

http://www.conkermaths.org/cmweb.nsf/products/conkerkirfs.html

https://www.timestables.co.uk/

https://www.topmarks.co.uk/maths-games/hit-the-button

English and Reading

In Literacy this week, we are continuing to focus on Poetry. The below links from Oak Academy cover similar aspects as we are in class.

The below lesson introduces new vocabulary, identifies word pairs and synonyms and applies the vocabulary in sentences.

https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/to-develop-a-rich-understanding-of-words-associated-with-happiness-part-1-ccrp2c

In this lesson, we will read and respond to three of John Lyons' poems from his collection 'Dancing in the Rain', including discussing structure, language and meaning.

https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/to-explore-and-respond-to-john-lyons-poetry-dancing-in-the-rain-part-2-6xgkec

The below lesson explains how to perform a poem based on a poem's tone and meaning. We will warm up our voices, faces and bodies in preparation for our performance.

https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/to-perform-a-poem-70tp4t  

In this lesson, we recap the tone and theme of John Lyons' poems 'Carib Nightfall' and 'Dancing in the Rain'. We will then create word maps of vocabulary to use in our own poems about nature and weather.

https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/to-generate-and-develop-vocabulary-part-1-65hp8r  

In this lesson we will write our own free verse poems about nature and weather.

https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/to-write-a-free-verse-poem-cngpcd

Reading

In this lesson, we will reflect on what reading for pleasure means. We will spend time thinking about different important texts to us and create a 'Reading River' to show our own personal journeys in Reading.

https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/to-develop-reading-for-pleasure-through-book-recommendations-c5jp6r

In this lesson, we explore how reading builds empathy. We will share recommended reads and explore character traits in order to describe a favourite character.

https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/to-develop-reading-for-pleasure-70tket

Reading Plus

Here you have access to a number of texts with comprehension questions.

Aim to do 3 lessons per week.

Spelling

In this lesson, we will investigate unstressed vowel sounds in polysyllabic words and notice some of the patterns within these words.

https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/to-investigate-unstressed-vowels-in-polysyllabic-words-69gkcr

In this lesson, we will apply our knowledge of unstressed vowels in polysyllabic words to further practise spellings, use a spelling strategy for the words in the spelling list from last spelling lesson, and take a test at the end of the lesson.

https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/to-practise-and-apply-knowledge-of-unstressed-vowels-in-polysyllabic-words-including-test-6gvk6c

 

Grammar

When writing poetry, it is important to include verbs in a consistent tense and precise adjectives.

See the below links to explore these concepts.

https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/to-explore-expanded-noun-phrases-ccwk8d

https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/to-explore-being-verbs-6mr68r

Science

Why not try some fun experiments?

Please choose one of the below links for resources, instructions, videos and an explanation of why it works (which of course it will!).

https://www.sciencefun.org/kidszone/experiments/dry-erase/

https://www.sciencefun.org/kidszone/experiments/milk-art/

https://www.sciencefun.org/kidszone/experiments/paper-hovercrafts/

 

PSHE and C

Children will be looking at some common road signs and will learn how to keep safe whilst out on a bike. Children will become familiar with the car seat law and create a fact sheet on what they have learnt.

https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/king-of-the-road-6mu36t

WB 23/11/2020

Literacy and Reading

In Literacy this week we are focusing on Poetry. We will be using Night Mail by WH Auden.

You can listen to this poem through the following link:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b8_jmtbvzmY

We will be looking at the vocabulary choices within this and the rhyming in the poem before creating our own stanza for the poem.

 

Below are some links from Oak Academy which cover similar aspects as we are in class.

https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/to-learn-about-a-poet-and-engage-with-the-poem-for-first-impressions-6hhk0t

 https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/to-use-strategies-to-identify-key-vocabulary-and-begin-to-understand-the-poem-further-6cw38t

https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/to-use-the-text-to-answer-questions-75k30d

https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/to-discuss-the-poets-choice-of-language-and-structure-71h6ac

https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/to-identify-key-themes-in-the-poem-and-create-our-own-poem-with-a-similar-theme-65k66d

 

Spelling 

In spelling we are looking at the use of apostrophes. Here is a link to the Oak Academy. 

https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/to-understand-the-two-functions-of-apostrophes-68vk6t?from_query=APOSTROPHES?utm_source=copy-link&utm_medium=copy&utm_campaign=sharing-button&activities=video

 

Grammar

In grammar we will be looking at the vocabulary used within the poem. Below are some of the activities we will be using.

Maths:

Please visit the link below. Here you will find the maths lesson videos. You will need the first 4 videos this week.

https://whiterosemaths.com/homelearning/year-5/week-9-number-multiplication-division/

 

There are questions built into the videos and it may need to be intermittently paused in order to give your child time to complete the questions.

Maths Olympics

In Maths Olympics, we are continuing to work on and improve our multiplication and division recall skills but we have also started to learn decimal number bonds to 1 and 10.  Conker Maths allows you to choose either times table facts or number bond facts you find more challenging and practise them either at your own pace or against the clock.

http://www.conkermaths.org/cmweb.nsf/products/conkerkirfs.html

https://www.timestables.co.uk/

https://www.topmarks.co.uk/maths-games/hit-the-button

Science 

Thinking like an Eco Warrior.

Last Week, Mr Kelly invited children to put their names forward to be a member of the Eco Club.

In the below 3 lessons, we learn about raw and synthetic materials. These will then lead to two Eco friendly lessons.

https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/what-is-a-raw-material-6wtkcc

https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/what-is-a-synthetic-material-74wk8c

https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/how-are-synthetic-materials-made-from-raw-materials-cdgk0e

 

In the below lesson we will learn about recycling and the importance of not always using raw materials.

https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/what-is-recycling-and-why-is-it-important-75h3gt

In the final lesson we will learn about sustainability and look at different examples of good ways to live a sustainable lifestyle.

https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/what-does-it-mean-to-live-sustainably-c4v36d

History

In class, we have been learning about the Mayan civilisation.

Now take your time to explore their settlements.

https://artsandculture.google.com/story/PgWxMGGTRt0KDw

 

In your Home Book, write or draw what you liked about the settlements. Remember to include anything you found interesting.  You can pause the video and draw at any point.

Art Project - Fredrick Catherwood

 

L.C To replicate one of Catherwood's famous works of Art.

 

Have a look at the pictures of Catherwood’s work and talk about the pictures with an adult.

 

Did you know... Catherwood drew the main part of the drawing whilst in central America but then added to the drawing when home?

 

Look carefully at the sketching skills he uses. Choose one of the pictures, which you like, and try to replicate some of Catherwood’s drawings.

 

Once you have had a go, then recreate an entire picture. I would love you to send your finished pictures to me so I can add them to the Gallery on our class page.

WB 16.11.2020

Maths:

Please visit the link below. Here you will find the maths lesson videos. You will need all 5 of the videos this week.

https://whiterosemaths.com/homelearning/year-5/week-8-number-multiplication-division/

 

There are questions built into the videos and it may need to be intermittently paused in order to give your child time to complete the questions.

Maths Olympics

In Maths Olympics, we are continuing to work on and improve our multiplication and division recall skills but we have also started to learn decimal number bonds to 1 and 0.  Conker Maths allows you to choose either times table facts or number bond facts you find more challenging and practise them either at your own pace or against the clock.

http://www.conkermaths.org/cmweb.nsf/products/conkerkirfs.html

https://www.timestables.co.uk/

Grammar

In this lesson, we will start by investigating two types of pronouns: possessive pronouns and personal pronouns. Then we will sort the words into the relevant categories. After the warm-up activity, we will look at what determiners are in general. Next, we will break it down into the types of determiners and give examples for each. In the independent task, we will be asking the children to identify the determiners within a paragraph and insert the appropriate determiners in sentences.

 

https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/to-develop-our-knowledge-of-determiners-6gr6cr

Spelling

This week in spellings we will practise the rules associated with adding suffixes to make plurals. We will learn how to practise using the 'best bet' strategy and will test the words previously set to learn.

 

https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/to-practise-and-apply-knowledge-of-suffixes-plural-including-a-test-6gt3jc

History - Ancient Mayan Civilisation

In class, we are learning about the Mayan civilisation. The below presentation shares information about the headdresses. Try and design your own. 

WB 09.11.20

Maths:

Please visit the link below. Here you will find the maths lesson videos. You will need to use Read and interpret tables, Two-way tables and Timetables.

https://whiterosemaths.com/homelearning/year-5/week-7-statistics/

 

There are questions built into the videos and it may need to be intermittently paused in order to give your child time to complete the questions.

 

Times table practise

In Maths Olympics, we are continuing to work on and improve our recall skills. This website allows you to choose the times table facts you find more challenging and practise them either at your own pace or against the clock.

http://www.conkermaths.org/cmweb.nsf/products/conkerkirfs.html

https://www.timestables.co.uk/

Science/Writing - The Water Cycle

 

We are also learning about the Water Cycle this week.

Below is a link to a video which talks about the Water Cycle. https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/h20-6dgk6t

This particular information starts at 3min 49 secs but you can of watch the section before this as it is very interesting.

We are drawing/labelling a diagram of the water cycle and then our final outcome will be to write an explanation of the Water Cycle.

The below link explains how we are going to practise using subordinating conjunctions and relative clauses in our explanations.

https://drive.google.com/file/d/1P7P-CKN_YbX2EeK1AEL_-rT2kEG0JJKF/view?usp=sharing

WB 02.11.20

Maths:

Please visit the links below. Here you will find the maths lesson videos. You will need to use Introducing Line Graphs, Read and Interpret Line Graphs and Draw Line Graphs from the first link. https://whiterosemaths.com/homelearning/year-5/week-6-statistics/

From the second link you will only need Use line graphs to solve problems. https://whiterosemaths.com/homelearning/year-5/week-7-statistics/

Aim to do one a day. There are questions built into the videos and it may need to be intermittently paused in order to give your child time to complete the questions.

On the final day you can apply your knowledge by completing the challenge cards found below.

Times table practise

In Maths Olympics, we are continuing to work on and improve our recall skills. This website allows you to choose the times table facts you find more challenging and practise them either at your own pace or against the clock.

http://www.conkermaths.org/cmweb.nsf/products/conkerkirfs.html

https://www.timestables.co.uk/

English

This week we are continuing to write newspaper reports focused on finding a Mayan artefact (a stela) on the school field. 

Maya stelae (singular stelaare monuments that were fashioned by the Maya civilization of ancient Mesoamerica. They consist of tall, sculpted stone shafts and are often associated with low circular stones referred to as altars, although their actual function is uncertain.

 

Below are some web links to Oak National Academy to lessons which although they are based on Spiderman they support the key objectives we are covering in class.

The first three links have been used in previous Home Learning weeks although may be helpful for a recap.

https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/to-write-the-opening-paragraph-68tkjr

https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/to-plan-the-recount-of-events-6ct3ed

https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/to-write-a-newspaper-report-6gvked

 

https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/to-gather-evidence-for-a-newspaper-report-6mvk6d

https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/to-write-a-recount-c4t3et

https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/to-edit-a-recount-60wkgr

https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/to-plan-the-final-paragraphs-of-a-newspaper-report-65k62r

 

Grammar

In this lesson, we will explore word class.

We will focus on identifying nouns, adjectives, adverbs and verbs in sentences. We then explore what prepositions are and identify these in sentences.

https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/to-explore-word-class-6cu3je

Spelling

This week in spellings we are continuing to practise some of the Year 5 curriculum words.

Here is a lesson which demonstrates some strategies for how to learn words.

https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/to-practise-curriculum-words-6tj32d

The words we learn in Year 5:

definite, interfere, physical, rhythm, rhyme, symbol, system, yacht, prejudice, sacrifice, recognise, privilege, twelfth, environment, government, shoulders, stomach, vehicle, available, muscle, competition, convenience, existence, critic, criticise, recognise, determined, equip, equipped, equipment, dictionary, sincere, sincerely, achieve, mischievous, cemetery, ancient, available, average, bargain, bruise, category, curiosity, develop, disastrous, explanation, familiar, foreign, forty, frequently, identity, individual, leisure, lightning, neighbour, persuade, queue, soldier, thorough, twelfth, variety, vegetable.

Reading

In reading we are focusing on a non-fiction text this week and are looking at Mayan Games.

Please use the below links to see the text and questions.

https://docs.google.com/document/d/1W92wHLiVXnUGjZmvhSU35EQySof_luZfpwIfuyaJnW8/edit#heading=h.gjdgxs

https://docs.google.com/document/d/140K4q5fpiwv-nwDhKxvbL1ZK1yVbcwSJst9XfctBpQ8/edit

Reading Plus

Here you have access to a number of texts with comprehension questions.

Aim to do 3 lessons per week.

History - Ancient Mayan Civilisation

In class, we are learning about the Mayan number system. The below Powerpoint and activity will help you understand their system for counting.

WB 19.10.20

English

This week in English we are focusing heavily on 'Talking Points' as this a focus throughout school. As part of this, we will be exploring many different channels. We are going to be using our class reader 'Danny the Champion of the World https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ACgFC1-9b4A as a stimulus for some of our discussion, such as: 

  • the moment when Danny drove his Dad's car in chapter 7
  • the positives and negatives of poaching and then using this as a stimulus for writing 2 paragraphs reflecting both perspectives
  • the pros and cons for living in a caravan

This link should help with the second bullet point 

https://drive.google.com/file/d/1vFjbQXawPhAqeLMqoUa129F6mCdlFsRM/view?usp=sharing

We are also going to be using a video 'The Black Hole'  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ijEfmJLV5PE as a stimulus towards the end of the week. From this children may consider how they could use 'The Black Hole' to their advantage. 

Reading

In reading we are focusing on a non-fiction text this week and are looking at Mayan Writing. https://drive.google.com/file/d/1S-s-JCYh8rBoQYiI7cD5GpByuGUd6AE8/view?usp=sharing

 

Spelling

This week in spellings we are continuing to practise some of the Year 5 curriculum words.

Here is a lesson which demonstrates some strategies for how to learn words.

https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/to-practise-curriculum-words-6tj32d

The words we learn in Year 5:

definite, interfere, physical, rhythm, rhyme, symbol, system, yacht, prejudice, sacrifice, recognise, privilege, twelfth, environment, government, shoulders, stomach, vehicle, available, muscle, competition, convenience, existence, critic, criticise, recognise, determined, equip, equipped, equipment, dictionary, sincere, sincerely, achieve, mischievous, cemetery, ancient, available, average, bargain, bruise, category, curiosity, develop, disastrous, explanation, familiar, foreign, forty, frequently, identity, individual, leisure, lightning, neighbour, persuade, queue, soldier, thorough, twelfth, variety, vegetable.

Maths:

Please visit the links below. Here you will find 3 maths lesson videos focussing on next week’s objectives. The first link shows a video titled Multi-step addition and subtraction problems and the second link has videos titled Interpret charts and Comparison sum and difference. There are questions built into the videos and it may need to be intermittently paused in order to give your child time to complete the questions.

https://whiterosemaths.com/homelearning/year-5/week-5/

https://whiterosemaths.com/homelearning/year-5/week-6-statistics/

Supporting Maths Resources

Times table practise

In Maths Olympics, we are continuing to work on and improve our recall skills. This website allows you to choose the times table facts you find more challenging and practise them either at your own pace or against the clock.

http://www.conkermaths.org/cmweb.nsf/products/conkerkirfs.html

https://www.timestables.co.uk/

History - Ancient Mayan Civilisation

In class, we are learning about the Mayan civilisation. The below Powerpoint and video will help you learn about daily life in Mayan times including a game they like to play.

 

https://www.bbc.co.uk/teach/class-clips-video/history-ks2-introducing-the-maya-civilisation/znk3cqt

 

WB 12.10.20

English

This week we are looking at writing a newspaper report on the discovery of the pits in Chapter 8 of Danny and the Champion of the World. This is an audio version of the book which can be used to support this. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ACgFC1-9b4A

 

Below are some web links to Oak National Academy to lessons which although they are based on Spiderman they support the key objectives we are covering in class.

https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/to-analyse-the-features-of-a-newspaper-report-chj6cc

https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/to-write-the-opening-paragraph-68tkjr

https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/to-practise-speech-punctuation-74t66e

https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/to-plan-the-recount-of-events-6ct3ed

https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/to-write-a-newspaper-report-6gvked

 

Spelling

This week in spellings we are continuing with some of the learning about homophones and then beginning to practise some of the Year 5 curriculum words.

Here is a lesson which demonstrates some strategies for how to learn words.

https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/to-practise-curriculum-words-6tj32d

The words we learn in Year 5:

definite, interfere, physical, rhythm, rhyme, symbol, system, yacht, prejudice, sacrifice, recognise, privilege, twelfth, environment, government, shoulders, stomach, vehicle, available, muscle, competition, convenience, existence, critic, criticise, recognise, determined, equip, equipped, equipment, dictionary, sincere, sincerely, achieve, mischievous, cemetery, ancient, available, average, bargain, bruise, category, curiosity, develop, disastrous, explanation, familiar, foreign, forty, frequently, identity, individual, leisure, lightning, neighbour, persuade, queue, soldier, thorough, twelfth, variety, vegetable.

Maths:

Please visit the link below. Here you will find 4 maths lesson videos. Aim to do one a day. There are questions built into the videos and it may need to be intermittently paused in order to give your child time to complete the questions.

https://whiterosemaths.com/homelearning/year-5/week-5/

Supporting Maths Resources

Times table practise

In Maths Olympics, we are continuing to work on and improve our recall skills. This website allows you to choose the times table facts you find more challenging and practise them either at your own pace or against the clock.

http://www.conkermaths.org/cmweb.nsf/products/conkerkirfs.html

History - Ancient Mayan Civilisation

In class, we are learning about the Mayan civilisation. The below activity and slides will help you explain religious beliefs of  Maya people, understand how they worshipped, name some of the main gods and know what they represented to the people.

WB 05.10.20

Maths:

Please visit the link below. Here you will find 5 maths lesson videos. Aim to do one a day. There are questions built into the videos and it may need to be intermittently paused in order to give your child time to complete the questions.

https://whiterosemaths.com/homelearning/year-5/week-4/

Grammar

This week were are looking at relative clauses. Have a look at the following resources.

 

Spelling

Please use the link below to access lessons which will allow you to investigate homophones in detail, learn what homophones are, and explore the meaning of words in depth, spotting spelling rules.

 

https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/to-investigate-homophones-69jk0r

https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/to-practise-and-apply-knowledge-of-homophones-including-test-6xk36d

Reading Plus

Here you have access to a number of texts with comprehension questions.

Aim to do 3 lessons per week

History - Ancient Mayan Civilisation

In class, we are learning about the Mayan civilisation. The below activity and slides will help you find out about the city states of the Maya and how society was organised.

WB 28.9.20

Maths:

Please visit the link below. Here you will find maths lesson videos. Aim to do one a day. There are questions built into the videos and it may need to be intermittently paused in order to give your child time to complete the questions.

https://whiterosemaths.com/homelearning/year-5/10672-2/

Grammar

This week were are looking at using brackets for parenthesis. Have a look at the following resources.

 

Spelling

Please use the link below to access lessons which will allow you to investigate the suffixes -able and -ible, spot patterns and generate spelling rules, and explore the meaning of words and word classes.

https://teachers.thenational.academy/lessons/to-investigate-suffixes-able-and-ible-69h6at?from_query=ible

Reading Plus

Here you have access to a number of texts with comprehension questions.

Aim to do 2 lessons per week

History - Ancient Mayan Civilisation

In class, we are learning about the Mayan civilisation. The children have asked about the food they ate. Try to sort the below food pictures into those which you think were eaten by the Mayans and those which weren't.

WB 21.9.20

Maths:

Please visit the link below. Here you will find 5 maths lesson videos. Aim to do one a day. There are questions built into the videos and it may need to be intermittently paused in order to give your child time to complete the questions.

https://whiterosemaths.com/homelearning/year-5/week-2/

https://whiterosemaths.com/homelearning/year-5/10672-2/

You will need the last video on the first link and the first two videos from the second link.

English:

Please follow the following link to the Oak National Academy.

It is a link to a block of work that links very closely to the work we are currently doing in class as part of reading which is our focus for this week as we launch our class reader.

https://teachers.thenational.academy/lessons/to-answer-retrieval-questions-60u30r?from_query=year+5+retrieval

Grammar

This week were are looking at different word classes within sentences. Have a look at the following lessons.

https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/to-explore-word-class-6cu3je

These activities will help you consolidate some sentence level work on simple and complex sentences and relative clauses.  Please use the link below to access lesson 1-3.

https://classroom.thenational.academy/units/t1-sentence-level-objectives-1343

 

Spelling

Please use the link below to access  2 lessons which will allow you to investigate and practise past and present tense.

https://classroom.thenational.academy/units/suffixes-past-and-present-tense-db20

 

 

Mathletics

As usual weekly activities will be set for your child to complete these will be aligned to current learning taking place in the classroom.

https://www.mathletics.com/uk/

History - Ancient Mayan Civilisation

In class, we are learning about the Mayan civilisation. In the first lesson, we are exploring who the Ancient Mayans were and where they settled. Then, children will explore how the Mayan civilisation developed over time.

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