Y5 Learning This Week

Week commencing 25/1/21

If you are isolating at home this week, here are some activities you can have a go at.  These will cover the same objectives as those children who are still at school.
1.    English
2.    Maths 
3.    Spellings
4.    RE 
5.    Topic
6.    Continuous Provision

Reading – Make sure that you are reading for 20 minutes a day whilst you are at home. Don’t forget that you can log on to Oxford Owl and access books there and also 

1.    English

Lesson 1: Reading comprehension    
Today you will be doing reading comprehension with Mrs Gadsby. Today’s text is all about orbiting the Sun and will help bump up your knowledge for this week’s topic lessons. There is an ERIC starter to get you going and then Mrs Gadsby talks you through the text and the different questions types that you will be answering. 
Input link:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EKna0POGo5w&feature=youtu.be

SPaG: Modal verbs
Today you will be revisiting modal verbs. Remember they show how possible something is. For example, a modal verb is might. Follow the input link below and then complete activity 2 and 3 on the assignment page. 
Input link: https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/articles/zncw4xs 

Lesson 2: Diary
Today you will be writing your diaries. Mrs Stone will talk you through the input and will model the first part and explain what we want you to do today. Watch the input carefully. Remember not to turn in your assignment as you will be working on these all week. 
Input link: https://youtu.be/ZBh3T9F94eg 

SPaG: Prepositions
Today you will be revising your knowledge of prepositions. The webpage will play you a short video to help remind you and then will take you through different tasks. You can complete activity 1 and 2 on the webpage and then use the grammar assignment to complete activity 3. 
Input link: https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/articles/zs9ytrd 

Lesson 3: Diary
You will be carrying on with your diary today. Mrs Stone will talk you through and model your tasks for today. Remember not to turn in your work in yet as you will be working on it today and tomorrow. 
Input link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1l0b3K8Psk0&feature=youtu.be 

SPaG: Expanded noun phrases
Today you will be doing a lesson on expanded noun phrases. The input video will explain them and they you will have two tasks to complete on the website. Activity 3 of improving the sentences can be done in your grammar assignment document. 
Input link: https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/articles/znpbgwx 

Lesson 4: Reading comp
Today Mrs Gadsby will be working with you on a reading comprehension. This lesson comes from the first chapter of a book called The Jamie Drake Equation. She will guide you through the first chapter and then will talk through the questions you need to complete.
Input link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=j3xWs5p7rV0&feature=youtu.be 

SPaG - Co-ordinating conjunctions
Today’s grammar is all about co-ordinating conjunctions. The lesson is split into different sections: a video, activity 1 wants you to highlight the text and activities 2 and 3 can be found in your assignments. 
Input link: https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/articles/zrjgsk7 

Lesson 5: Diary
Today you will be finishing and polishing your diary entry. Mrs Stone talks you through how to do this and they key areas that we want you to focus on improving. Remember to turn your assignment in today so that we can look at your work.
Input link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Bnwukt4PIFo&feature=youtu.be 

SPaG - Subordinating conjunctions
Today you will be looking at subordinating conjunctions. The lesson walks you through what they are, has an activity where you highlight the conjunction and then there is a quiz at the end. After you have done that, we would like you to write 4 different sentences that contain subordinating conjunctions. 
Input link: https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/topics/zwwp8mn/articles/zqk37p3 
 

2.    Maths
Watch the video for each lesson and then have a go at the lesson work sheet which you can download.

Lesson 1: Counting in 10’s, 100’s, 1000’s and 10,000’s
Today you will be recapping an important arithmetic skill. You will need to complete this task on paper today as the sheet is a PDF. You will be able to upload your work to the assignment. Watch the input and then have a go at the worksheet.
Input link: https://vimeo.com/454736934 

Lesson 2:  Dividing a 4-digit number by a 1-digit number
Today you will be looking at dividing a 4-digit number by a 1-digit number. Follow the input carefully and remember to rewind the input video if you need to. Remember the processes that you have done over the last week and that will help you. 
Input link: https://youtu.be/RHenUVaqRhg 

Lesson 3:  Mixed division reasoning
Today you will be looking at division word problems. Watch the input carefully and then have a go at the questions. Remember that you are able to highlight any key information in the question as this will help you work out what you need to do in your calculation. 
Input link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pr9LBEeBWpc&feature=youtu.be 

Lesson 4:  Mixed multiplication and division
This lesson we will be going over long multiplication and division questions that appear in our arithmetic tests. Look carefully at that the question is asking you to do and then remember to think about whether you are using our long multiplication column method or our division bus stop method. 
Input link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sExm3HPb--g&list=PL1plg0rRtnQh-uhJQHTjLZtjNz7c-tTkw&index=11 

Lesson 5:  Multiplication and division reasoning
Today you will be looking at applying your knowledge of multiplication and division to reasoning (word) questions. For each one, think about what they key parts are, highlight or underline them and then calculate the answer. Think about how you can check your answer after it is complete. 
Input link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d68a3_7d21c&list=PL1plg0rRtnQh-uhJQHTjLZtjNz7c-tTkw&index=12 

3.    Spellings 

Words: Exercise, Experience, Experiment, Extreme, Famous, Favourite, February, Forward, Fruit and Grammar

Lesson 1:  Look up each word in a dictionary. Write out its definition and use it in a sentence. If you need an online dictionary, use this website https://dictionary.cambridge.org/ 
Lesson 2:  Use the method of look, cover, write, check to practise your spellings. Underline any parts of the word that you are finding tricky.
Lesson 3: Yesterday, you should have underlined any parts of your spelling rules that you found tricky. Practise writing them again but this time write the tricky part in a different colour. 
Lesson 4:  Create a word search of your words. See if a family member can find all of them.
Lesson 5: Get a family member to test you on your spellings. How many did you get right? Which ones will you need to keep working at? 

 

4.    RE

Today you will be learning about famous Humanists and how their beliefs have shaped their work and changed the world from Miss James. Watch the input and then we would like you to create an information sheet or poster about one of the people she talked about. 
Input link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7xCIP76QgQY&feature=youtu.be 
 

5.    Topic 

Lesson 1 - Day and night
Today Mrs Stone takes you through the science behind day and night. Watch her input and job down any notes you need to. Your task is to write an explanation of why and how day and night happen. You can use the word document on assignment to type your explanation or you can draw your explanation on paper and then attach it to the assignment.
Input link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pBu_oioV1-Y&feature=youtu.be 

Lesson 2 – Seasons
Today Mrs Stone will be exploring the idea of seasons and why they happen. Listen carefully to her input and then she would like you to write a script and create a video explaining how and why they happen.
Input link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AV_QveIZjxY&feature=youtu.be 

PSHE - Express yourself
Today with Miss Long, you will be looking at how we express ourselves in different ways and what this shows about us as people. Your task, that Miss Long will talk you through, is to draw your feelings.
Input link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ySJcHGawZfE&feature=youtu.be 

Art - We would like you to re-create a famous piece of art. You can re-create it any way you like. Have a watch of this to get some inspiration: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BVXuu1U_p8A&feature=youtu.be 
If you want tours of art galleries, have a look at this tour of the National Gallery:
https://www.nationalgallery.org.uk/visiting/virtual-tours 

Fit4Life: Calories
Today you will be looking at what calories are and how they help us in our day to day life. You will also explore what happens if we have too many calories and what effect that has on us. Your task is to create a poster explaining your learning. 
Useful links:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UDgeaAMdYIY 
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RPAien1dbEQ&pbjreload=10 

 

6.    Continuous Provision

These are skills that we would teach children throughout the week in “little and often” bursts.  Use these websites to help you practise.

Arithmetic skills - https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/topics/zd2f7nb/articles/zn2y7nb

Place value - http://www.math-play.com/Place-Value-Millionaire/place-value-millionaire-game_html5.html

Adverbs and verbs - http://www.scootle.edu.au/ec/viewing/L6187/index.html

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

Rounding - https://www.topmarks.co.uk/maths-games/rocket-rounding