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Friday 17th July

Hello Reception! We loved seeing you all yesterday – we have missed you all! You have grown so much and looked ready for Year One. We hope you have a lovely Summer and we will see you in the Autumn Term. Thank you for your kind words, cards and gifts. Love from all...

Friday 17th July

Friday 17th July Well, the time has come to say our final goodbyes. We wish you all the very best of luck as you start your next chapter. Show your secondary schools how amazing you can be. Have a wonderful 6 week holiday: stay safe and happy. The Year 6 Team....

Friday 17th July

Summer Reading Challenge 2020 Every summer ‘The Reading Agency’ launch the Summer Reading Scheme. The theme this year is ‘Silly Squad’ bringing a sense of togetherness through reading. There are lots of free resources for schools to use, we’ve attached the Schools...

Friday 17th July

Good morning Year 3! Here we are, the final week of term! As always, the Year 3 team were amazed by all of your efforts with your home learning tasks last week, so give yourselves a huge pat on the back. This week, we would like you to write a letter to your new, Year...

Friday 17th July

Friday 17th July 2020 Hello Y2, It was lovely to see so many of you yesterday and all of your gorgeous smiling faces. A huge thank you for all of your kind words, cards and gifts. We are now at the end of the school year. You have been fantastic Y2s and we have really...

Friday 17th July

Happy last day! Today marks the last day of Year 1 and we are just so proud of each and every one of you! We know that this year has not been as any of us wanted or expected but you have all coped so well with everything that has come your way. We were so pleased with...

Friday 17th July

Hi, Year 5, It was absolutely brilliant to see so many of you this afternoon! We can’t tell you how much we have missed you all these long weeks since March. We hope you all enjoyed being together again, even though it was for only a short time on the playground. We...

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Monday 13th July

Hi Year 5! It’s the last week of the school year. How did that happen? And what a year it has been! A year ago, when you were spending transition time with us, no one could have dreamed that 2019/2020 would turn out in the way it has. It has been a very strange...

Thursday 25th June

Happy 25th June everyone! Did you know that on the 25th June 1984 a musician called Prince released his album Purple Rain and that on the 25th June 1991 tennis player Martina Navratilova won the 100th singles match at Wimbledon by 4-6, 6-2, 6-4? This week we would...

ACKLAM WHIN PRIMARY SCHOOL

Year 5 Planning Archive

 

Weekly tasks for the children – WC 13th July
Theme – Scream Machine

Weekly Writing Tasks Weekly Maths Tasks
Review of the Year.
Reflect on the experience you have had of Year 5, including home learning. Write a review of the year using the following headings to help you (feel free to add more headings of your own.)
·         Favourite topic.
·         Biggest challenge.
·         Funniest moment.
·         Greatest achievement.
How I feel about Year 6.
Revision of short division.
1.      https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/topics/z36tyrd using written . methods for short division.
2.      https://app.mymaths.co.uk/ short division
3.      Division remainders.
4.      Interpreting remainders.
Maths Challenge.
Have a go at these magic square puzzles. Here.
Weekly Spelling Tasks Weekly Reading Task
Purple Mash.
This week’s spelling 2Dos are as follows:
1.      Yr5 Sum 1 Wk 5
Spelling Challenge
How many words of 4 letters or more can you make (and correctly spell!) using the letters of GOODBYE AND GOOD LUCK YEAR 5? What is the longest word you can make?
Reflect on books you have read this year, including our class novels: “The Firework Maker’s Daughter”, “Room 13”, “A Christmas Carol” and “Coraline”. Make a recommendation to the Y4 group moving into Y5 in one of the following ways.
1.      Write a book review of your favourite book read this year.
2.      Compile a list of “My Top 20 Books” with titles and authors.
3.      Design a new book cover for your favourite book read this year. Don’t forget to include the blurb!
Create a piece of work about your favourite author. What kind of books does s/he write? Why do you enjoy them so much? Who else would like those books?
Other Learning Activities for this week:
1.      Make a timeline of the year. Draw and bullet point events e.g. “Cinderella, Rockerfella”, our trip to Stewart Park etc.
2.      Create a self-portrait using your hands. Trace around your hands creating a design. Use your hands as many times as you like, overlapping, touching etc. Design the “inside” of your hands and fill it with things that describe you e.g. pets, hobbies. Colour your pictures and shade in the background.
3. Getting through the year has been a bit like working through a maze! Have a go at finding your way through some of these mazes.
4.      Finish the picture. Tear out a picture from a magazine or print out an image of your choice. Cut it in half vertically, horizontally or diagonally. Stick one half to a piece of paper. Can you finish the picture?
End of the year photo booth. Dress up in clashing colours, wearing fancy dress etc and ask an adult to take photos of you. Put them together in a pic collage or other montage and send them to us.

Weekly tasks for the children – WC 6th July
Theme – Scream Machine

Weekly Writing Tasks Weekly Maths Tasks
Descriptive Writing.
We are going to build on last week’s piece of descriptive writing. This is the final piece of writing for this topic so make it a great piece!
1.      Use the fairground resources sheet here to label the image of a fairground and to record multisensory ideas.
2.      Read the model text here to help you to get started with your writing. Notice how the paragraphs are organised and remember a new topic requires a new paragraph.
3.      Use the word bank here to help you to structure your writing.
4.      Check it then send us the final copy. Illustrate it if you wish.
 
Grammar Challenge.
Revision of grammar.
1.      https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/topics/zwwp8mn
      What is a pronoun?
2.      https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/topics/zwwp8mn
      What is an adverb?
3.      https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/topics/zwwp8mn
      What is a passive verb?

Revision of long multiplication.
1.      https://app.mymaths.co.uk/ Long multiplication.
2.      Short and long multiplication
3.      Ask an adult to set you 5 long and 5 short multiplication.
4.      My maths. Word problems.
Maths Challenge:
Log on to https://www.cambslearntogether.co.uk/asset-library/Fairground-Fun-Maths-Challenge-2.pdf
Choose one or more challenge (s) to complete.
Weekly Spelling Tasks Weekly Reading Task

Purple Mash.
This week’s spelling 2Dos are as follows:
1.      Yr5 Sum Wk 3
2.      Yr5 Spr 2 Wk 4
Spelling Challenge
How many words of 4 letters or more can you make (and correctly spell!) using the letters of ACKLAM WHIN SUMMER FAIR? What is the longest word you can make?


Make sure you read something every day.
1.      Read the text about fairground side shows here.
2.      Highlight any words that you do not understand. Use a dictionary to find their meaning.
Write a summary of the text (6 – 8 sentences) picking out the most important points about fairground side shows and refreshment stalls.
Other Learning Activities for this week:
Theme.
 
Log on to https://www.pinterest.co.uk/youniquesallie/fairground-games/ Use the ideas there to inspire you to make your own sideshow using household “junk” materials e.g. tin cans. You could even make a selection of side shows and have your own mini fair in the garden!
 
Create a picture, painting, drawing or collage of a fairground, or choose one ride and make a detailed picture, painting, drawing or collage of that individual ride.
 
Our school summer fair would have been held this week. Think about the stalls we usually have as well as the activities and food available. Create an advertising poster to advertise our fair to our local community. The event was scheduled for Thursday 9th July from 1pm in school with families welcome from 3:15pm.
 
Put on your best smile and ask an adult if your family can have a fairground food treat at some point over this week!
 
Computing.
https://www.purplemash.com/
1.      E safety – keeping safe online.
2.      E safety – Consent vocabulary quiz.
3.      E safety – online communications quiz.

Weekly tasks for the children – WC 22nd June
Theme – Scream Machine

Weekly Writing Tasks Weekly Maths Tasks
Letter.
1.     Visit https://www.educationquizzes.com/ks2/english/writing-letters/ Take the quiz to refresh your memory on how to write formal and informal letters.

2.     Imagine a new pupil is joining our year group. Your task is to write a letter to this person to introduce and welcome him/her to our school.

3.     Decide whether you need to write in a formal or informal style.

4.     Think about the information you wish to share and how to reassure the new pupil and make him/her feel welcome. It might help to create a thought shower of your initial ideas and us this to help you to decide on the order and content of your paragraphs.

5.     Create a first draft of your letter.

6.     Edit and improve.

7.     Create a final, polished copy of your letter. Please send it to us so that we can share letters across the year group.

Grammar Challenge.
1.     https://grammarsaurus.co.uk/portal/free-materials/ scroll down to the free lesson on, the past perfect tense you can download the resources and complete them on paper, no need to print.
Learn the song attached to the free lesson about, the past perfect tense.

Revision of column addition and subtraction.
1.     https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/topics/zy2mn39 What is column addition?
2.     https://app.mymaths.co.uk/ Adding in columns.
3.     https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/topics/zy2mn39 How to use column subtraction.
4.     https://app.mymaths.co.uk/ Subtraction columns.
5.     https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/topics/zy2mn39 . How to add and subtract in your head.
 
Maths Challenge:
Using two 3-digit numbers each time, how many different addition calculations can you make that total 1000?
Hint: Use a system!
Weekly Spelling Tasks Weekly Reading Task

Purple Mash.
This week’s spelling 2Dos are as follows:

1.     Yr5 Spr 2 Wk 6 D2

2.     Yr5 Spr 2 Wk 6 D4


Spelling Challenge
How many words of 4 letters or more can you make (and correctly spell!) using the letters of ACKLAM WHIN PRIMARY SCHOOL?

Make sure you read something every day.

Acklam Whin 50th Birthday.
1.     Read the description of Acklam Whin at the time the school was built.

2.     Create two headings: SAME and DIFFERENT.

Record under each heading aspects of the school that remain the same and aspects that are now different.
Other Learning Activities for this week:

Refer back to Week 1’s research into theme parks. Use what you have learned to design your own theme park.

Think about:
·      Which rides you want to include.
·      Where in the park they will be located.
·      Pathways.
·      Food outlets.
·      Toilet facilities.
·      Litter bins etc.
Remember to give your theme park a catchy name!
 
Acklam Whin 50th Birthday Activities.
·      Re-read the description of Acklam Whin Primary School in 1970 (from the reading activity). Can you use the information provided to create a sketch map of what you imagine the school looked like in 1970.

·      Think about our school now. (Perhaps you are struggling to remember!) Can you draw a sketch map of our school today?

·      Happy Birthday To Us! Create a card or a poster to celebrate our milestone. You could display it in your window to involve our wider community.

·      Lots of you enjoy wearing birthday badges. Can you design a 50th birthday badge or rosette for our school? (You could use a search engine approved by an adult to find a template to help you).

·      Make a list of all the staff you can think of (there are a lot of us!) Use surnames only e.g. SHORT not MRS SHORT. Can you create a wordsearch using your list of staff names? Alternatively, you could create clues for a quiz about our staff e.g. Q: Who could have been a weightlifter? A: Mr Armstrong!

·      50th birthdays and anniversaries are associated with gold. A pot of gold is to be found at the end of a rainbow (or so they say!) Can you create a picture or collage incorporating our school, a rainbow and a pot of gold? We would love to see such images!

·      Research the fashions associated with 1970 (we touched on this in class before lockdown.) Create a self portrait of you wearing 1970 clothing. You could draw this or use creative IT skills to come up with your image.

·      Listen to some music from 1970. We’d love to know what you think of it!
 
Have fun and please share your creations with us.
 
Science.
What is buoyancy? Log on to https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/topics/zc89k7h/articles/zytqj6f
Read the information, watch the film clip and carry out the activities.
Challenge: Build a boat out of plasticine, tin foil or any other material available that will carry the greatest number of small objects (e.g. same size of Lego bricks, marbles etc.) without sinking.
Try different shapes and sizes of boat before deciding which is the best and why.
 
Computing.
https://www.purplemash.com/
1. Coding – Handling input
2. Coding- counting machines
3. Coding- calculation machines
 

Weekly tasks for the children – WC 15th June
Theme – Scream Machine

Weekly Writing Tasks Weekly Maths Tasks
1.     Research the life of Walter Elias “Walt” Disney.
2.     Make note on different aspects of his life.
3.     Use your notes to write a biographical account of Walt Disney’s life under the following headings:
·      Early life.
·      Contribution to the film industry.
·      Theme parks.
·      Later life.
 
Grammar Challenge.
1.     https://grammarsaurus.co.uk/portal/free-materials/ scroll down to the free lesson on Adverbials (You can download the resources and complete them on paper –  no need to print.)
Learn the song about Adverbials.
Reading timetables and comparing measures.
1.     https://app.mymaths.co.uk/ Time and timetables.
2.     Time calculations.
3.     Comparing measures.
4.     Measures.
5.     Comparing measures 2.
 
Maths Challenge:
Time yourself carrying out various tasks at home e.g. making your bed, eating your lunch, going for your daily walk. Present this in any way you choose e.g. a chart or a poster.
Weekly Spelling Tasks Weekly Reading Task
Purple Mash. 
This week’s spelling 2Dos are as follows:
1.     Yr5 Spr 2 Wk 5
2.     Yr5 Spr 2 Wk 6 D1
Spelling Challenge 
How many words of 4 letters or more can you make (and correctly spell!) using the letters of WALTER ELIAS DISNEY?
Make sure you read something every day.
1.     Visit https://www.ducksters.com/biography
2.     Choose a person who interests you and read their biography on the website.
From here, create a timeline of the person’s life. If you enjoy art, illustrate your timeline.
Other Learning Activities for this week:
Find out about the location of Disney theme parks around the world. Record your findings in a chosen way e.g.
·      Mark their locations on a globe or world map (take a picture!)
·      Create a chart listing each theme park, its city and country.
 
Choose one theme park and create a factfile about it.
 
Design a souvenir T- shirt for your chosen theme park. This T-shirt will be on sale in the park’s gift shop. Make it eye catching and colourful. If you have access to a printer, use your chosen search engine to search for a T-shirt template to help you with the design process.
 
Treat yourself to watching a Disney movie either by yourself or as a family!
 
What are water and air resistance? Log on to https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/topics/zsxxsbk and click on the link.
Read the information, watch the film clip and carry out the activities.
Have a go at making paper parachutes of different sizes, drop them from the same height each time and time how long it takes them to reach the floor. Make a table of results. Can you explain the results?
Have a go at making paper aeroplanes of different shapes. Which one will fly furthest? Can you explain why?

Weekly tasks for the children – WC 8th June
Theme – Scream Machine

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Weekly Writing Tasks  Weekly Maths Tasks 
Persuasive writing.
1.     Choose one of the rides from Lightwater Valley investigated last week. Make notes about the ride. Who would want to take that ride? What features would be appealing to that person?
2.     Use the persuasive writing checklist to support you.
3.     Write a piece of persuasive text inviting your target audience to take a trip on the ride in question.
4.     If you would like to illustrate your text, please do so.
 
Grammar Challenge.
1.     https://grammarsaurus.co.uk/portal/free-materials/ scroll down to the free lesson on Coordinating conjunctions you can download the resources and complete them on paper, no need to print. 
2.     Learn the song attached to the free lesson about Coordinating Conjunctions.
Converting between units of time.
1.     https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/topics/zkfycdm/articles/zcrmqty  What is analogue and digital time?
2.     https://app.mymaths.co.uk/ Comparing time 1.
3.     Comparing time 2.
4.     Time conversions 1.
5.     Time conversions 2.
 
Maths Challenge:
Can you work out how old you are in years? months? weeks? days? hours? minutes? seconds?
Try that again with an adult’s age! 
Weekly Spelling Tasks  Weekly Reading Task
Purple Mash. This week’s spelling 2Dos are as follows:
1.     Yr5 Spr 2 Wk 3
2.     Yr5 Spr 2 Wk 4
Spelling Challenge How many words of 4 letters or more can you make (and correctly spell!) using the letters of LIGHTWATER VALLEY?
Make sure you read something every day.
Persuasive texts.
1.     Look at the adverts for the Skate-o-Matic.
2.     Which advert is most effective? Why?
Annotate/discuss with an adult the techniques used to appeal to the target audience.
Other Learning Activities for this week: 
Visit https://www.themeparks-uk.com Click on the links to find out more about different theme parks in the UK (e.g. Alton Towers).
 
For each theme park, you can find a map of the park. Make a list of the common features of each park (e.g. they will all have toilet facilities, food outlets etc.)
 
Choose one of the theme parks and plan a family day out. How will you get there? What will the itinerary (plan) for the day look like? Remember to include activities to appeal to the whole family.
 
Design a new title sign for your chosen theme park. Remember to make it bright, colourful and appealing. What graphics might you add to your title sign? Use a search engine approved by an adult to research theme park signs to help you with your ideas. Don’t forget to take a photograph and send it into us!
What is friction?
Log on to https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/topics/zsxxsbk
Read the information, watch the film clip and carry out the activities.
 
Use a piece of card to form a ramp and find a toy car or similar. Test the car on different surfaces e.g. laminate floor, carpet etc. Let the car go from the top of the ramp (make sure it is raised to the same height each team to keep it fair) and measure how far it travels across each surface.
Make a table of results. Can you explain the results?

Weekly tasks for the children – WC 1st June
Theme – Scream Machine

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Weekly Writing Tasks  Weekly Maths Tasks 
Poetry writing.
1.     Go for a virtual ride on a series of rollercoasters https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hNAbQYU0wpg
2.     List multisensory words to describe the experience. What can you see, hear, smell? How do you feel both physically and emotionally?
3.     Take the ride again, this time using the arrows to look in all directions. Add words to the list.
4.     Re-read “The Ride”.
5.     Use the structure of the poem to write your own poem based on the virtual rollercoaster ride experience.
 
Grammar Challenge.
1.     https://grammarsaurus.co.uk/portal/free-materials/ scroll down to the free lesson on Subordinating conjunctions you can download the resources and complete them on paper, no need to print. 
2.     Learn the song attached to the free lesson about Subordinating Conjunctions.
3D shape, including nets.
1.     https://app.mymaths.co.uk/2D and 3D shapes.
2.     https://app.mymaths.co.uk/3D shapes.
3.     https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/opics/zt7xk2p/articles/z247tv4 What are nets. 
4.     https://app.mymaths.co.uk/ Nets of 3D shapes
5.     https://app.mymaths.co.uk/Properties of triangles. 
 
Maths challenge:
Make a picture composed of 2D shapes e.g. a face, a house or perhaps something fairground related!
Make a model out of 3D shapes e.g. a building or something fairground related.
Photograph your picture and/or model and share it with us.
Weekly Spelling Tasks  Weekly Reading Task
Purple Mash. 
This week’s spelling 2Dos are as follows:
1.     Yr5 Spr 2 Wk 1
2.     Yr5 Spr 2 Wk 2
Spelling Challenge How many words of 4 letters or more can you make (and correctly spell!) using the letters of SCREAM MACHINE?
Make sure you read something every day.
1.     Read “The Ride” by Grace Sayers.
2.     Talk to an adult about how the poem describes the different stages of riding on a roller coaster.
3.     Practise reading the poem aloud. Try to make sure you vary your tone of voice, pitch etc to reflect the feelings at different stages of the ride.
You might like to film yourself reading the poem with expression.
Other Learning Activities for this week: 
Visit Lightwater Valley. https://www.lightwatervalley.co.uk/map
Click on the numbers to find the name and brief description of each ride and activity.
Create your own headings for types of ride/activity e.g. Adventurous, Family Ride, Children’s Play etc.
List the rides and activities into groups under the headings you have created.
Create a collage/montage/pic collage. Think about (or discuss with an adult) how you might feel at different points on a rollercoaster ride (e.g. while queueing, fastening yourself into the carriage, climbing up to a high peak, rushing down the other side, hurtling round a corner etc.) Practise making facial expressions to express those feelings. Use photographs or drawings to depict facial expressions on a rollercoaster ride.
What is a force? Log on to https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/topics/zn77hyc/articles/zptckqt
Watch the short video then complete the activity.
Brainstorm examples of pushes, pulls and twists. (e.g. throwing a ball is a push)
Create a poster to explain what is a force.

Weekly tasks for the children – WC 18th May
Theme – Landmarks

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Weekly Writing Tasks  Weekly Maths Tasks 
Describing a setting.
1.     If you have completed the online reading lesson, you are ready to write. If not, please complete the reading lesson first.
2.     Log on to https://www.thenational.academy/online-classroom/year-5
3.     Select Week 2, Friday Lesson 2: Write a Setting Description.
4.     Follow the online lesson.

Purple Mash. This week’s grammar 2Do is:
Using modal verbs – Anna and the Trampoline
 
BBC BITESIZE. What is an expanded noun phrase? How do we use modal verbs? Find out by following the links. https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/topics/zwwp8mn/articles/z3nfw6f
https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/topics/zwwp8mn/articles/zps4pbk
Times Tables Rock Stars has been set up with individual activities for each of you. 
Maths: Focus of the week – Percentages.
1.     First, what do you know about percentages?
2.     Next, complete the following set tasks:
      I.         BBC BITESIZE – What is a percentage? https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/topics/znjqtfr/articles/z8ws3k7
     II.         BBC BITESIZE – How to calculate percentages. https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/topics/znjqtfr/articles/zcfyw6f
   III.         BBC BITESIZE -Maths of the Day: Pitch Percentages. https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/topics/znjqtfr/articles/zsgwq6f
   IV.         My Maths https://login.mymaths.co.uk/login Modelling Percentages.
    V.         My Maths https://login.mymaths.co.uk/login Percentages of Amounts.
Maths Challenge:
1.     Sequences. Can you explain what is happening in the following sequence and complete the next 5 terms?
671766, 681766 _____, _____, _____, _____, _____
Weekly Spelling Tasks  Weekly Reading Task

Purple Mash. https://www.purplemash.com/
 
1.     Yr5 Aut 2 Wk4 Quiz
2.     Yr5 Aut 2 Wk5 Quiz
 
BBC BITESIZE.
1.     Suffix -ation
2.     Suffix ous
3.     Add suffixes to words ending in fer
https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/topics/zqqsw6f
 
Spelling Challenge: If you have any chalks (and permission!) practise Y5/6 words on the driveway. If not, doodle them in felt pen on paper.
Make sure you read something every day.
Please complete your reading lesson before you tackle your writing.
1.     Log on to https://www.thenational.academy/online-classroom/year-5
2.     Select Week 2, Monday Lesson 3: Setting Description: Reading Comprehension – Fact Retrieval.
Follow the online lesson.
Other Learning Activities for this week: 
Useful website link https://kids.kiddle.co/Landmarks
Famous Manmade Landmarks. Choose a famous manmade landmark from a country other than the UK. Examples to get you started: The Eiffel Tower, Sydney Harbour Bridge, The Taj Mahal, The Pyramids of Giza, The Statue of Liberty, The Leaning Tower of Pisa. Research the landmark: In which country and city are it situated? When and why was it constructed? Why is it important? Are there any interesting or unusual facts or features to note? Use your research to create a presentation about your landmark. You can choose the format e.g. a fact file, a poster, a video, a Powerpoint presentation or your own idea.
Reconstructing your landmark. Use your own chosen method to create an image of your chosen landmark. You can paint a picture, create a sketch, collage, make a model – the choice is yours. If you have access to Pinterest, there are some good ideas to try.
UK Landmarks. Now concentrate on famous UK landmarks e.g. The Angel of the North, Blackpool Tower, Stonehenge. Can you list 20 different significant UK landmarks? Your challenge is now to create a word search to include the famous landmarks.
Local Landmarks. Draw a map of part of our local area including important local landmarks. These could be manmade e.g. The Transporter Bridge, or natural e.g. Roseberry Topping.
Postcard of a landmark. Choose one of the landmarks you have looked at this week (worldwide, UK or local.) Create a postcard of that landmarks, with a picture of it on one side and a message to a friend on the other.
Don’t forget to email us with your learning and to send us photographs of what you have been doing..

Weekly tasks for the children – WC 11th May
Theme – Celebration

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Weekly Writing Tasks  Weekly Maths Tasks 
“How to make . . .”
1.     If you have already completed your reading tasks, you should be ready to start writing. If not, please complete your writing tasks now.

2.     Visit https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/clips/zg9b4wx to remind yourself of how important it is to follow instructions correctly (the clip might make you giggle!)

3.     Now visit https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/topics/zkgcwmn/articles/zfrcmfr to refresh your memory on how to structure instructions.

4.     Choose a food that you are able to make yourself and write a clear set of instructions about how to make that food (cheese sandwich, beans on toast, porridge, jelly – anything you can make!)

5.     Send us your instructions. We amy choose to follow them to help us to make our lunch, so make sure they are really clear!


Purple Mash. This week’s grammar 2Do is:
Using the passive voice – Indigo’s Game
 
BBC BITESIZE. How do we use brackets? How do we use inverted commas? Find out by following the links. https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/topics/zvwwxnb/articles/zg6xb82
https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/topics/zvwwxnb/srticles/ztcp97h
 
Grammar Challenge: Find and correct the mistakes in the following sentences (the numbers are clues):
Their were four brocken egg’s in the cartoon. (4)
Each of the boy’s are writing a different story. (2)
Did taylor and me borrow the wrong car. (3)
how many people seen the strange object? (2)
Times Tables Rock Stars has been set up with individual activities for each of you.
Maths: Focus of the week – Measurement.

1.     First, what can you remember about different units of measurement?

2.     Next, complete the following set tasks:
      I.         BBC BITESIZE – What are metric measurements? https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/topics/z9sfr82/articles/zqf4cwx
     II.         My Maths https://login.mymaths.co.uk/login
Units of mass
Units of capacity
   III.         BBC BITESIZE – What are imperial measurements? https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/topics/z9sfr82/articles/zwbndxs

Maths Challenge:
1.     George had 15 pennies. He divided them up into 4 bags. He realised he could pay any sum of money from 1p to 15p without having to open any of the bags. 

How many pennies did George put into each bag? (Clue: there will be a different number of pennies in every bag!)
Weekly Spelling Tasks  Weekly Reading Tasks
Purple Mash. https://www.purplemash.com
 
1.     Yr5 Aut 2 Wk2 Quiz
2.     Yr5 Aut 2 Wk3 Quiz
 
BBC BITESIZE.
1.     Words ending in -ture and -sure
https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/topics/zt62mnb/articles/z3jpk2p

2.     Words ending in -sion
https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/topics/zt62mnb/articles/zwwwfcw
 
Spelling Challenge
Choose 10/12 words from the Year 5/6 list. Write a short poem, song or rap to include those words.
Make sure you read something every day.

Please complete your reading tasksbefore you tackle your writing.

1.     If you have any cookery books at home, get them out. If not, go to www.bbc.co.ukand take a look at the food section of the website.

2.     Read through a number of recipes. Although they will all be slightly different, they will all follow a certain structure. Talk with an adult about that structure. How does each recipe begin? What features are in place to make sure you do everything in the correct order? What tense is used?

3.     Vocabulary task. List all the verbs that you can find within the recipes you have investigated (aim for at least 20 verbs).
Now organise your list of verbs into alphabetical order.
Other Learning Activities for this week: 
Eating a balanced diet. Research balanced diets by following the links to 

BBC BITESIZE
https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/topics/zrffr82/articles/zppvv4j
https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/clips/zv84d2p
https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/clips/ztr3cdm

Planning a balanced diet. Use what you have learned about balanced diets to plan a menu for a day of balanced eating. (Some treats are allowed – remember, the key is balance across all of the food groups!)

Design a wrapper for a new chocolate bar. Give the chocolate bar a name. Think about the colour scheme for your wrapper. What kinds of illustrations will you include on your wrapper? Make it appealing to every chocolate lover!

Soup cans. An artist named Andy Warhol became famous for many reasons, including for drawing different types of food cans, notably Campbell’s Soup. Take a tin of food from your kitchen cupboard and have a go at drawing it. Make sure you include all of the details that you can see on the can. If you want to, you can find out more about Andy Warhol and his art work.

Food printing. Create a work of art by printing with a potato or other type of food.

Cooking. Do some baking with an adult, take charge of making a snack for your family, help to make the main meal of the day or enjoy making the food you wrote about for your writing task.
Don’t forget to email us with your learning and to send us photographs of what you have been doing.

Weekly tasks for the children – WC 4th May
Theme – Celebration

Weekly Writing Tasks Weekly Maths Tasks
“Our Fantastic School.”
1.     Begin with an introduction to tell the reader about when and where our school was built.
2.     Next, write a paragraph including 5 facts about the history of our school.
3.     Follow this with a paragraph explaining 4 things that you believe are important about our school.
4.     Your next paragraph must include 3 words to describe our school, with reasons for your choices.
5.     What might you change about our school? Give 2 examples, with reasons, in your next paragraph.
6.     Finish your writing with a paragraph about one thing you really appreciate about our school and why.
7.     Check, edit and create a polished copy.
8.     Email us with your celebrations of Acklam Whin.
Purple Mash. This week’s grammar 2Do is:
Using the passive voice – Football Time
BBC BITESIZE. What are subordinating conjunctions? Find out by following the link. https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/topics/zwwp8mn/articles/zqk37p3
Grammar Challenge. To expand the contracted forms to make the sentences formal:
I can’t come as I need to help my mum.
I shouldn’t be thinking about ice cream during Mr Gamble’s assembly.
I’ve never seen anything like it!
Times Tables Rock Stars has been set up with individual activities for each of you. 
My Maths: Focus of the week – area and perimeter.
1.     First, write down everything you can remember about area and perimeter.
2.     Next, complete the following set tasks:
      I.         Perimeter
     II.         BBC BITESIZE – how to work out the area of rectangles https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/topics/zjbg87h/articles/zwqt6fr
   III.         Back to My Maths
   IV.         Area of rectangles
    V.         Area of parallelograms
   VI.         Area of triangles
Maths Challenges:
1.     How many different rectangles with an area of 24 square centimetres can you draw? What is the perimeter of each different rectangle?
2.     What have you learned about the relationship between area and perimeter? Can you answer using a STEM sentence?
Design your own garden and work out its area and perimeter. Send us images of your designs!
Weekly Spelling Tasks Weekly Reading Tasks
Purple Mash. This week’s spelling 2Dos are as follows:
1.     Yr5 Aut 1 Wk6 D3
2.     Yr5 Aut 1 Wk6 D4D4 Quiz
3.     Yr5 Aut 2 Wk1 Quiz
BBC BITESIZE. Follow the link and complete the spelling quiz. https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/topics/zt62mnb/articles/z7skdxs
Spelling Challenge How many words of 2 letters or more can you make (and correctly spell!) using the letters of the word CELEBRATIONS?

Email your narrative to your teacher.
Celebrate everything that is good about reading this week! Make sure you read something every day.
1.     Who is your favourite author? Visit the author’s website to find out more about that person.
2.     Authors love receiving mail from their readers. Write a letter to your favourite author. In your letter, tell the author what you enjoy about his or her writing. Think about questions you could ask the author. If you can do so, send the letter (or email it) and wait for a reply. 
3.     Which is your favourite book? Write a book review of that book, or video yourself talking about the book.
Other Learning Activities for this week:
VE Day Celebrations. Friday 8th May 2020 marks 75 years since the end of World War 2 was marked in Europe. Visit the Imperial War Museums’ website at https://www.iwm.org.uk to find out more about VE day, why it was so important and how it was celebrated.
Celebration Cards. Design a card to send to someone celebrating a special occasion. It could be a birthday, wedding, new baby, new job, new home or any other celebration of your choice. Think about the images you would use on the front of the card and the message you would write inside.
Celebratory Music. Create a family playlist of the music you would include at a celebration. Make sure that everyone’s choices are represented. Perhaps you could play your music over the Bank Holiday weekend!
A Celebration Meal. Create a menu card of the food and drink you would like to have at a meal to celebrate a special occasion. How many courses would there be in your meal? Will it be a set meal or a buffet or barbecue?
Celebrations Around the World. Which celebrations do you know about? Choose one that means something to you already, or find out more about a celebration you would like to research. Create an artefact, poster, poem, report, video clip or any other method of your choice to share information about the celebration. As always, send in your creation! Suggested Celebrations.Christmas (perhaps choose another country and investigate traditions in that country), Carnival and Mardi Gras, Chinese New Year, Eid ul-Fitr, Hina Matsuri (Girls’ Day in Japan), Tango-No, Sekku (Boys’ Day in Japan), Holi (India), Thanksgiving (USA)

Weekly tasks for the children – WC 27th April
Theme – Animals

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Weekly Writing Tasks  Weekly Maths Tasks 
1.     Write a piece of persuasive writing under the title “Should animals be kept in zoos?”
2.     First, list all the reasons you can think of FOR keeping animals in zoos and all the reasons AGAINST. Discuss your lists with an adult.
3.     Decide on your viewpoint
4.     Write a general opening paragraph to inform the reader that your text is about animals in zoos.
5.     Choose your strongest 3 reasons for or against. Write one paragraph for each reason. Include persuasive language and devices such as rhetorical questions e.g. “Surely you will agree that . . .?” “How would you feel if . . .?”
6.     Write a concluding paragraph summarising your opinion.
7.     Proof read, edit and create a polished copy of the writing. Email us and we will share your ideas.
Grammar
1.     Purple Mash. This week’s grammar 2Dos are as follows: https://www.purplemash.com/
2.     Relative clauses – Magic School.
3.     Devices to build cohesion – Samantha’s Day.
4.     Parenthesis – Story Snaps.
5.     BBC BITESIZE – https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/topics/zvwwxnb/articles/zc773k7 
6.     How to use commas in sentences.
7.     Grammar Challenge. To devise a game of preposition “Snap.”
8.     Brainstorm all the prepositions you can remember.
9.     Use paper, card etc to create a deck of cards with each preposition written down on 3 or 4 different cards.
10.   Play “Snap.” Score one point for each time you correctly shout “Snap!”
11.   You can score an extra point if you can correctly say a sentence including the preposition e.g. “The cat is under the table.”

Send us photographs of you playing the game! 
1.     Times Tables Rock Stars has been set up with individual activities for each of you. https://ttrockstars.com/
2.     My Maths: Focus of the week – presenting data.
3.     First, write down, or talk to an adult about everything you can remember about presenting data. What kinds of graphs and charts do you know? When would you use each one?
4.     Next, complete the following set tasks:
https://app.mymaths.co.uk/login.html
5.     Frequency tables and bar charts
6.     Interpreting data
7.     Line graphs
8.     Line graphs and 2 way tables9.     Grouping data
10.   Maths Challenge:
·      Work out the rule to “Mini Scramble.”
·      Think of a 2 digit number greater than 20.
·      Add its digits together.
·      Subtract this from your original number. You will have a new 2 digit number.
·      Tell an adult one of the digits of the new number. Can they tell you the other digit?
·      Work together on this. What is the rule?

Email your answer to this challenge to your teacher. Don’t forget to include a STEM sentence.
Weekly Spelling Tasks  Weekly Reading Tasks

1.     Purple Mash. This week’s spelling 2Dos are as follows: https://www.purplemash.com/
·       Yr5 Aut 1 Wk4 Quiz
·       Yr5 Aut 1 Wk5 Quiz
·       Yr5 Aut 1 Wk6 D1 Quiz & D2 Quiz
 
2.     Spelling Challenge To write a narrative in 100 words.
3.     Use your planner to choose 10 Year 5/6 spelling words.
4.     Write a 100 word story including those words.

Email your narrative to your teacher. 
1.Make sure you read something every day.

2.Write a short review detailing your likes and dislikes about your reading book so far. Remember to justify your opinions with examples from the text.

3.Write down any words that have interested you in the book so far, then write antonyms (opposite meanings – use what you learned last week) for those words.

4.Choose something to read (a poem, a picture book, a news report – it’s your choice) and read it to another member of your family. This could be within your home or via Facetime, Skype or any other communication method of your choice.

5. Reading Challenge:
·      Get an adult to take a photo of you reading in an usual place, you are going to have to be very creative as you are at home.
·      Remember to email your photo to the Year 5 team.
 
Other Learning Activities for this week: 

1.   Animals and their Environment. Make a virtual visit to Edinburgh Zoo www.edinburghzoo.org.uk Follow the webcam links to observe the different animals. What kinds of plants are in their enclosures? Are they in large or small groups? Where can they “play”? Are they on high ground, low ground or a mixture? What are they given to eat?

2.     Where Animals Originate From. Choose one animal from your zoo visitFind out which part of the world your chosen animal originates from. Research why it is suited to living in that place.

3.     Animal Appearance. Create a model, collage, painting or drawingof your chosen animal. Don’t forget to send us images of your creations!

Share Your Animal. Tell everyone all about your chosen animal. You could create a factfile, make a leaflet, design a poster, produce a Powerpoint Presentation, make a short film – the choice is yours! Again, share your ideas with us.

Weekly tasks for the children – WC 20th April

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Weekly Writing Tasks Weekly Maths Tasks
Choose a well known traditional tale e.g. “Snow White and the Seven Dwarves.” Choose one character from that story e.g.the wicked stepmother. Discuss with an adult how that character might have been feeling at different points in the story and why they might have acted in a certain way e.g. the wicked stepmother might have been feeling upset that she was not as beautiful as she once had been.

Now write a diary entry in role as that character to explain their feelings and experiences. (Remember first person “I”)

Proofread, edit and create a polished copy of the diary. Email us and we will share your ideas.

Purple Mash.
This week’s grammar 2Dos are as follows:
Synonyms and Antonyms
In the beginnings; building a wider range of cohesive devices.
Grammar Challenge.
To learn the lyrics, create a dance or create a completely new song for Subordinating Conjunctions. Here is the link https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FK2Gyto5gTQ We would love a copy of the new lyrics, dance moves or full song.
Times Tables Rock Stars has been set up with individual activities for each of you.

My Maths: Focus of the week – decimals.

First, write down everything you can remember about decimals

Next, complete the following set tasks:
Introducing decimals
Decimals place value
Adding decimals mentally
Adding decimals in columns

Maths Challenge
Explain to an adult what is a prime number.
Learn the prime numbers up to 100. Once completed, you could email a video of yourself recalling them.
Can you remember what word is used for non-prime numbers? If not, check it out.

Weekly Spelling Tasks Weekly Reading Tasks
Purple Mash. This week’s spelling 2Dos are as follows:
Yr5 Aut 1 Wk1 Quiz
Yr5 Aut 1 Wk2 Quiz
Yr5 Aut 1 Wk3 Quiz

Spelling Challenge To create a crossword. Use your planner to help you to create a crossword containing 20 Year 5/6 spelling words. Once you have completed the crossword, email it to our email addresses and we will try to complete them.
Make sure you read something every day.

Read a chapter (or more, depending on the length of each chapter) of your new, fiction reading book.

Talk to an adult about what you have read, summarising the content of the book so far.

Write a summary of what you have read so far. You could do this by bullet pointing what has happened, creating a comic strip of the events, using a story map, or your own idea.

Read some more of your book.
Write down any unfamiliar words. Talk about how to work out the meaning of the words (e.g. read around the sentence) then use a dictionary to check if your ideas are correct.
Other Learning Activities for this week:
Viewpoints from the window.  Look at the view from different windows in your home. Choose one of the views and create a sketch, drawing or painting of what you can see. Send in your creations so we can share them together.
A personal viewpoint. Think about what life is like from your point of view at the moment. Talk to your family members about what you are experiencing. What has changed in the last four weeks? Is there anything you are enjoying? Anything you are finding a challenge? Think about all aspects of your daily life – what you are wearing, what you are eating, how you are spending your time, how you are communicating with others.
It depends on your viewpoint. Optical illusions are created when you can see the same thing in different ways. Go to https://www.optics4kids.org and explore the section on optical illusions
A change in viewpoints. YouTube 1986 viewpoints Guardian advert (approx 30 seconds long). Play the clip and pause it when the screen goes black. What do you think was happening in the opening clip? Talk about it with an adult. Now continue the film until the screen goes black for a second time and press pause. Now, what do you think is happening? Have your ideas changed? Why? What evidence is there for your new viewpoint? Now play the film to the end. Discuss with an adult what you have learned from the film.
Use your learning from this week to create a poster about viewpoints.