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Year 5

Happy Easter holidays to all of Year 5! We hope you all have as much fun at home as possible over the holidays.

Relax and enjoy the time with your family. Play lots of games with your family, read loads of great books and get outside and enjoy the springtime. However, if you are at a loose end during the next two weeks here are a few ideas to keep you busy!

Have a go at this Easter craft idea and remember to email in your creations!
Picture 1 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7zL_EQkqrmg
Picture 2 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DnDY0jarqOw

Create your own instrument, record a tune and send us the results at mstone@stbarnabas.eu and we’ll put it up on twitter

If your parents have Twitter get them to follow @KingsburySSP  where there are lots of ideas and challenges on how to stay active and fit!

Also, have a look at the collective worship area on the website with some ideas for reflectition and also a great competition! 

 

Wednesday 1st April

Thursday 2nd April

Friday 3rd April

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Follow along with Jo Wicks for this 30 minute workout.  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6v-a_dpwhro

Follow along with Jo Wicks for this 30 minute workout.  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6v-a_dpwhro

Follow along with Jo Wicks for this 30 minute workout.  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6v-a_dpwhro

10 minutes - TT Rock Stars – try and improve your rock status and earn as many coins for the class challenge as possible

https://ttrockstars.com/

5 a day calculations

1)4.04 + 23.2 + 453.37 =

2) 458 x 73 =

3) 4/5 of 104 =

4) 12² x 3³ =

5) ? + 358 = 9823

Challenge  - find the mean average of your answers  *you can email your answers to mstone@stbarnabas.eu and I’ll let you know if you were right!

My Maths

Factors and Primes – see task set on mymaths

Challenge – think of a 3 number. Can you find all of its factors?

 

10 minutes - TT Rock Stars – try and improve your rock status and earn as many coins for the class challenge as possible

https://ttrockstars.com/

5 a day calculations

1)£35.85 - £5.37 =

2) 8409 ÷ 8 =

3) 45.13 x 6 =

4) 4.35 g + 5.67g =  kg

5) 478 x 24 =

Challenge  - find the mean average of your answers  *you can email your answers to mstone@stbarnabas.eu and I’ll let you know if you were right!

My Maths

Percentage Fractions Decimals – see task set on mymaths

Challenge – Percentage change 1 extension task.

 

10 minutes - TT Rock Stars – try and improve your rock status and earn as many coins for the class challenge as possible

https://ttrockstars.com/

5 a day calculations

1) 358cm + 1378mm =  m

2) 362 x 45 =

3) 5/6 of 87 =

4)(8² + 2³) x 6 =

5) ? – 834  = 8792

Challenge  - find the mean average of your answers  *you can email your answers to mstone@stbarnabas.eu and I’ll let you know if you were right!

My Maths

Perimeter – see task set on mymaths

Challenge – see if you can measure the perimeter of your garden.

How many different bird songs can you hear?

Find out the names of 5 trees, flowers or other plants in your garden.

What creatures can you find in your garden?

20 minutes – Reading Plus

https://login.readingplus.com/

Writing – Write a description of someone in your family. Use relative clauses and words from your year 5/6 spelling list.

Reading – Read your current book and tell someone in your family what is happening in it.

20 minutes – Reading Plus

https://login.readingplus.com/

Spellings – Use your Year 5/6 spellings sheets. Pick 10 spellings you are not confident in spelling. Practise for 10 minutes then ask someone to test you on these spellings. Write a sentence using each word.

Reading – Read your current book

20 minutes – Reading Plus

https://login.readingplus.com/

Punctuation – watch the video and complete the tasks.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/topics/zvwwxnb/articles/zx9ydxs

Reading – Read your current book. If you have finished it, write a review

 

 

 

Exploration

Volcanoes.

Watch this clip to remind you about volcanoes.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/topics/z849q6f/articles/zd9cxyc

Make an information poster – either using the computer or on paper – explaining all about volcanoes.  Include pictures, captions and facts.

French

Choose a topic, watch the clips and practise your French!

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/subjects/z39d7ty

D&T

Pizza Time!

Follow the recipe to make pizza dough. Choose your own toppings and feed your family for tea.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/food/recipes/pizzadoughbase_70980

 

Or help prepare and cook tonight’s dinner.

Invent a new dance move and teach it to a sibling or parent.

Put your favourite song on and make an exercise routine to it. Don’t forget the warm up!

How many star jumps did you do in a minute last week?

Can you beat it?!

Science

Watch these clips and answer the question: Why doesn’t sound travel in space?

 

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/topics/zdrrd2p/articles/zxymp39

Music

Youtube disco – listen to songs your parents/grandparents listened to when they were younger. Find the pulse; what instruments can you hear? Do you like it? Why/Why not? How does it make you feel? What style of music is it?

Science

Watch this video on stars and constellations. When it gets dark, see if you can see the constellations mentioned in the night sky. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=adKrNga8-Qs

Can you draw the constellations?

When it gets dark, see if you can see the constellations mentioned in the night sky.

 

Monday 30th March

Tuesday 31st March

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Activity

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9.00 – 9.30

PE body coach

Follow along with Jo Wicks for this 30 minute workout.  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6v-a_dpwhro

Follow along with Jo Wicks for this 30 minute workout.  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6v-a_dpwhro

9.30-10.30

Maths

10 minutes - TT Rock Stars – try and improve your rock status and earn as many coins for the class challenge as possible

https://ttrockstars.com/

5 a day calculations

1) 3.24 + 43 +102.43 =

2) 34.6 x 7 =

3) 9057 ÷ 5 =

4) ¾ of £254 =

5) ? – 1075 = 4124

Challenge  - find the mean average of your answers  *you can email your answers to mstone@stbarnabas.eu and I’ll let you know if you were right!

My Maths

Area of rectangles –see task set on mymaths

Challenge – see if you can measure and find the area of different rooms in your house.

10 minutes - TT Rock Stars – try and improve your rock status and earn as many coins for the class challenge as possible

https://ttrockstars.com/

5 a day calculations

1)£28.38 - £3.59 =

2) 362 x 45 =

3) ⅞ of 96 =

4)(7² + 3³) x 4 =

5)? + 24.6 = 506.2

Challenge  - find the mean average of your answers  *you can email your answers to mstone@stbarnabas.eu and I’ll let you know if you were right!

My Maths

Metric conversion – see task set on mymaths

Challenge – measure the weight of different items. Can you convert between kgs and g?

 

Break

 Get outside

Look up at the clouds and see if you can make out any that might look like something else.

Make up a game you can play in your garden. If you have brothers and sisters get them involved.

10.45 -12.00

English

20 minutes – Reading Plus

https://login.readingplus.com/

Sentences

Relative clauses.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/topics/zwwp8mn/articles/zsrt4qt

Read the information and complete the tasks

Reading – Read your current book and find any relative clauses.

Challenge – record the sentence and replace the relative clause with your own alternative.

20 minutes – Reading Plus

https://login.readingplus.com/

Spellings – Use your Year 5/6 spellings sheets. Pick 10 spellings you are not confident in spelling. Practise for 10 minutes then ask someone to test you on these spellings.

Reading – Read your current book and make a note of any words you don’t know. Look them up and see if you can now use them in a sentence.

Lunch

 

 

 

1.00 – 2.00

 

Exploration

 Earthquakes.

 What causes earthquakes

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/topics/z849q6f/articles/zj89t39

Draw a picture that shows what is happening when an earthquake occurs –remember to label it.

Computing

Purple mash

2 code – superheroes – see your 2 do’s

Break

Physical activity

See if you can beat last weeks record for burpees in a minute.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TU8QYVW0gDU

Races – if you have a garden challenge a sibling to some races. If they are younger negotiate a reasonable head start!

2.15-3.15

 

PSHE:

Appreciating your family:

Play a board game, facetime a member of your family you have not seen this week, enjoy a family indoor picnic or have a family dinner.

 

Write a reflection in your diary about this time.

Art

Celtic/Saxon knots.

Watch the video and see if tou can create a knot. Decorate it with some intricate patterns just like the Celts, Saxons, Vikings would have done.

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

27.3.20

 

Possible timing

Activity

Link/Description

9.00 – 9.30

PE body coach

Follow along with Jo Wicks for this 30 minute workout.  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6v-a_dpwhro

9.30-10.30

Maths

10 minutes - TT Rock Stars – try and improve your rock status and earn as many coins for the class challenge as possible

https://ttrockstars.com/

5 a day calculations

  1. £23.45 + £2.78 + 57p
  2. All prime numbers between 20 and 40
  3. 49 x 39 =
  4. 3027 ÷ 5 =
  5. (4³ + 5²) x 8 =

Challenge  - find the mean average of your answers  *you can email your answers to mstone@stbarnabas.eu and I’ll let you know if you were right!

My Maths

Factors and primes

https://www.mymaths.co.uk/    ‘’

Maths challenge

Factors, multiples game – challenge a grown up if they have time!

 https://nrich.maths.org/factorsandmultiples

Break

 Get outside

Look for 10 different animals in your garden (you may need to lift up some stones!)

10.45 -12.00

English

20 minutes – Reading Plus

https://login.readingplus.com/

Spellings – Use your Year 5/6 spellings sheets. Pick 10 spellings you are not confident in spelling. Practise for 10 minutes then ask someone to test you on these spellings.

Reading – Read your current book and make a note of any words you don’t know. Look them up and see if you can now use them in a sentence.

Lunch

 

 

1.00 – 2.00

Exploration

Viking Invasion

Write a newspaper article about a Viking invasion. Perhaps they could have been raiding a village in Mercia?! Watch these horrible history clips for some inspiration

 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8qSkaAwKMD4

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

https://www.purplemash.com/#tab/pm-home/topics/vikings

Break

Physical activity

 How many squats can you do before stopping? Can you get to 100?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=C_VtOYc6j5c

 

2.15-3.15

Shadows

You can do this activity throughout the day. Get a stick and choose a place outside. Every hour record the length of your shadow. If you can you can also record the angle of the shadow.

What do you notice every hour? Can you explain why this is happening?

Year

Year 5 26.3.20

Possible timing

Activity

Link/Description

9.00 – 9.30

PE body coach

Follow along with Jo Wicks for this 30 minute workout.  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4wzoy_J3I_c

9.30-10.30

Maths

10 minutes - TT Rock Stars – try and improve your rock status and earn as many coins for the class challenge as possible

https://ttrockstars.com/

5 a day calculations

  1. 2473.3 – 626.34 =
  2. 327g x 6 =   kg?
  3. 9² + 5³ =
  4. 2/3 of 456 =
  5. 2/3 + 3/5 + 1/6 =

Challenge  - find the mean average of your answers (1-4 only)

Send your answers to mstone@stbarnabas.eu

My Maths

https://www.mymaths.co.uk/    ‘Add and subtract decimals’

Maths challenge

addition/subtraction challenge -  https://nrich.maths.org/34  ‘chocolate’

Break

Physical activity

How many star jumps can you do in a minute? Jump up and make a star shape before landing with your feet together again! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pj7cL-1bX4E

10.45 -12.00

English

20 minutes – Reading Plus

https://login.readingplus.com/

 

Writing – after completing yesterdays subordinating conjuntions activity, today write a diary entry about what you did yesterday. Can you include at least three subordinate clauses?

Lunch

 

 

1.00 – 2.00

Exploration

Viking Gods – Watch the clip on Viking Beliefs https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/clips/zyy9wxs

 

Research the Viking Gods and create mini factfiles on them. Present your facts to your family and then test them. Who is the Viking God champion?!

 

https://www.purplemash.com/#app/pup/Vikinggods This might be useful.

Break

Physical activity

 Can you beat your star jump count from this morning?

 

2.15-3.15

Music

Listen to some of your favourite songs.

Can you find the pulse?

How would you describe the tempo?

What about the pitch?

How does the song make you feel?

What instruments can you hear?

 

Daily Timetable             25.03.20

 

Possible timing

Activity

Link/Description

9.00 – 9.30

PE body coach

Follow along with Jo Wicks for this 30 minute workout.  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6v-a_dpwhro

9.30-10.30

Maths

10 minutes - TT Rock Stars – try and improve your rock status and earn as many coins for the class challenge as possible

https://ttrockstars.com/

5 a day calculations

  1. 1046.3 – 465.45 =
  2. 284m x 7 =  km?
  3. 109 x 45 =
  4. ⅖ of 219 =
  5. ¾ + ½ + ⅖

Challenge  - find the mean average of your answers (1-4 only) *you can email your answers to mstone@stbarnabas.eu and I’ll let you know if you were right!

My Maths

https://www.mymaths.co.uk/    ‘more addition and subtraction’

Maths challenge

addition/subtraction challenge -  https://nrich.maths.org/31  ‘consecutive numbers’

Break

Spring watch

If you can go outside and see how many signs of spring you can find!

10.45 -12.00

English

20 minutes – Reading Plus

https://login.readingplus.com/

subordinating conjunctions – bbc bitesize – watch the clip and complete the activity. https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/topics/zwwp8mn/articles/zqk37p3

Reading – Read your current book and look out for any subordinating conjunctions.

Lunch

 

 

1.00 – 2.00

Science

Separating materials – find out which of these materials dissolve in water (soluble) and which do not (insoluble). Ask an adult before taking any of these out the cupboard!

  • Sugar
  • Flour
  • Salt
  • Gravy granules
  • Anything else you are curious about (ask an adult first!)

For any material that did dissolve, leave your solution in a warm place for a couple of days and see what happens.

Break

Physical activity

Challenge – how many burpees can you do in 1 minute! Chest has to touch the floor and your feet need to leave the ground when jumping.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TU8QYVW0gDU

2.15-3.15

Art

Portraits – draw a portrait of anyone in your family. Here’s a link for some helpful tips.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uXlO6ocidiY

 

Welcome to Year 5!

 

Year 5

Purple Mash - you will find 2dos set for your child weekly login needed. 

Reading Plus – you will find lots of reading at your child’s reading level as well as vocabulary and writing work linked to this reading

TT Rock Stars – you will find times tables challenges for your child to complete as well as the opportunity to challenge other children in the school to competitions.

BBC Bitesizelots of activities and videos to revise subjects 

Particularly look at the science topics of space, separating materials, properties of materials and habitats.

Spellings – your child will bring home the Year 5/6 spellings. They will have a highlighted sheet of words still to learn and will also have word searches and crossword puzzles. Complete these and practise these words daily.

 

Maths 

Websites 

Times table Rock Stars 

Revision and learning times tables on Times Table Rock Stars

Battles will be set weekly plus challenge each other on Rock Slam and complete Sound Check, Studio and Garage to improve times table knowledge. Login needed 

 

Hit the Button  

Revise and learn number bonds, division facts, times tables, doubles and halves no login needed.  

 

Maths frame 

Lots of games that cover the Key Stage 2 curriculum no login needed 

 

Activities 

Time 

Teach your child to tell the time using an analogue and digit clock 

Playing cards 

  • Use the cards to complete activities such as  
  • https://www.weareteachers.com/math-card-games/ 
  • Create a fraction wall or jigsaw to show different unit fractions.  
  • Create a maths board game focussing questions on addition and subtraction.  

 

 

English  

Reading 

Your child will bring several books. 

Websites 

Oxford Owl is a free website with lots of reading books. 

 Spag

https://www.topmarks.co.uk/english-games/7-11-years/spelling-and-grammar

 

 http://www.crickweb.co.uk/ks2literacy.html

 

https://www.theschoolrun.com/13-ways-to-make-grammar-fun-for-children

 

Writing  

Activities  

  • Write a diary entry for the point of view of a character in a book you have read. 
  • Keep a daily diary.  
  • Write a book review. 
  • Non-fiction – write a fact file about World War 1/Flander’s Field 
  • Write a new chapter for Edward Tulane to include a new owner for Edward. 
  • View the videos on Literacy Shed to write a story. 
  • Paint or draw characters and settings onto paper or stones and use these to create a story. 
  • Visit Radio 2 website 500 words for ideas and activities to inspire story writing https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p00rfvk1 
  • Write a set of instructions for something you cook or make at home.  
  • Choose one of the texts studied so far and create some free choice writing based on it, e.g. a newspaper article, report, diary, explanation text etc 

 

 

Spellings 

Practise the word list from class pages on the school website.   

 

Spelling shed 

 

Activities 

  • Create your own Edward Tulane doll. 
  • Create art work based on Poppy Fields 
  • Design a new Roald Dahl ‘nasty’ character  

  

Science  

Space

  • Create a model of the solar system or a model of the Earth, Sun and Moon.
  • Record the phases of the moon each day and research which phase the moon is in.
  • Research a planet and create a fact-file on that planet.

Separating materials.

  • Use coffee filter paper and a sieve to try to purify dirty water as much as you can (Safety – don’t drink the water no matter how pure it might seem)
  • Try a home made filter system using different sized stones and other materials you can find from your garden
  •  Mix together, sugar, water, flour, currants or raisins. How can you get back all of the original materials.

Forces

Exploration 

 Vikings

  • Create a long boat model or long house model
  • Create a timeline for the Vikings occupation of England
  • Find out which places in England have Viking names or have a history connected to Vikings.
  • Research the Vikings Gods and Goddesses. Create top trumps cards which show their different powers!

 

Civil Rights

 

 

Keeping active and healthy

 

The World Health Organisation have stated that children and youth aged 5–17 should accumulate at least 60 minutes of moderate- to vigorous-intensity physical activity daily. Amounts of physical activity greater than 60 minutes provide additional health benefits. Most of the daily physical activity should be aerobic.

 

https://www.nhs.uk/change4life/activities

 

https://www.gonoodle.com/good-energy-at-home-kids-games-and-videos/

 

https://www.jumpstartjonny.co.uk/

Year 5 Curriculum:

English and Reading

Autumn 1: The Highwayman

Autumn 2: I am Malala and The Long Walk to Freedom

Spring 1: Viking Boy

Spring 2: Wonder

Summer 1: Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone

Summer 2: The Indian in the Cupboard

 

Maths

Autumn 1: Number and Place Value, Addition and Subtraction, Multiplication and Division

Autumn 2: Fractions, decimals and percentages

Spring 1: Number and Place Value, Multiplication and Division

Spring 2: Measurement, Shape, Geometry

Summer 1: Measurement and Statistics

Summer 2: Revision and Digging Deeper

 

Exploration

Autumn 1: Crime and Punishment

Autumn 2: Civil Rights

Spring 1: Vikings

Spring 2: Volcanoes and Earthquakes

Summer 1: Northern and Central America and the Mayans

Summer 2: The British Empire

 

Science

Autumn 1: Forces

Autumn 2: Materials

Spring 1: Earth and Space

Spring 2: Separating Mixtures

Summer 1: Life Cycles

Summer 2: Types of Change

 

RE

Autumn 1: Holy Loving

Autumn 2: Messiah and Christmas

Spring 1: Freedom

Spring 2: Save Humans

Summer 1: Jesus do? and Baisakh

Summer 2: Kind of King and Ramadan & Eid-Ul-Fitr

 

 

Homework in Year 5

 

Spellings are to be learned each week. You can find these in the Homework section of the children's pages. Our tests will be on a Friday.

You should be logging on to Times Tables Rockstars at least twice a week to practice your times tables and divisions.

You can log on to reading plus at home.

You can also log on to purple mash at home to practice the skill from our computing lessons. Anything extra you need to do will be added as a 'To do'

You will also have the opportunity to change your home reader once a week and you are expected to complete reading at home each week.

Your reading diary needs to be signed by your parent each week.

 

Each half term holiday, you will have an optional project to complete, to be given in during the first week back after each holiday. They can be presented in any way you wish: writing, artwork, presentations, models - the sky's the limit!

They are as follows:

 

October half term: Find out about a Civil Rights campaigner eg Martin Luther King, Nelson Mandela, the Suffragettes

Christmas holiday: Complete a Space project - the more creative the better!

February half term: Find out how a volcano or earthquake works!
Easter holiday: Find out about one place in North America

May half term: Find out about one country from the British Empire or Commonwealth

Useful websites:

www.purplemash.com/stb-b24 - children have a purple mash login

www.ttrockstars.com - children have a TTRS login

http://www.nationaljusticemuseum.org.uk/ - National Justice Museum website

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