School Closure Updates

8th June 2020

Hello Year 5.  I hope the rain hasn’t spoilt your weekend!  Starting from Monday 8th June, you will need to log in to the Y5 Google Classroom to complete your work for the week. A newsletter has been sent to your parents with instructions to help you to do this. We will set new work each week for you to do and you will be able to hand in your work to your teachers.  In case you have trouble logging in to Google Classroom, I have still added your work for this week here to your class page. It’s a busy week so let’s get started.  Happy learning. 😄 Mrs Devine

Maths

Complete a My Maths homework each day, five new homework tasks will be allocated weekly, please ensure you read through the lesson first to help you to revise the objective before attempting the task. I will be able to see who has completed each homework and keep track of your results – well done to those children who have completed all tasks so far!

Maths Topics Week Commencing 08.06.20 – Multiples, Factors, Squares, Triangles and Cubes

  • Multiples – Year 4 Revision
  • Squares and Triangles
  • Squares and Cubes
  • Highest Common Factor

My Maths

This week I would also like you to have a go at an nRich game to help you to practise your Factors and Multiples, it is for two players so ask a sibling or parent to play along too.

nRich – Factors and Multiples Game

The game is interactive and there is a tablet version, alternatively you can use this 1-100 Gird.

nRich – 1 – 100 Grid

There are also some excellent lessons and activities on the BBC Bitesize website on multiples, factors, primes, squares and cubes.

BBC Bitesize Lessons – Factors, Multiples and Primes

BBC Bitesize – Squares and Cubes

Mrs Mackley

English w/b June 8th

The lessons for this week focus on non-chronological reports.

Monday

Read an example of a non-chronological report: The Griffin.

Comprehension skill focus – word meaning

Watch the Oak National Academy video to see examples of strategies you can use to help you work out the meaning of words in a text.

Independent Task

Spellings this week – ei words

Click here to see the spelling list for this week. You can practise them on Spelling Shed

Tuesday

Read extract 2 – Gaia Mother Earth

Watch the Oak National Academy video to see which comprehension strategies to use.

Independent Task

Wednesday

Watch Wednesday’s Oak National Academy video carefully. It looks at identifying the key features of non-chronological reports.
Task 1 – Read through the text taken from an example non-chronological report. Thinking about what you have learnt from the lesson, identify the key features.

Task 2 – Active Learn – Spelling and Grammar Bug
– Degrees of possibility
– Relative clauses

Thursday 11th June – Modal  Verbs

Watch Thursday’s lesson on the Oak National Academy to learn about modal verbs. Have a go at answering the questions on the worksheet below.

Modal verbs worksheet

I have added a wordsearch to help you to practise your spellings for this week. Remember there will be a spelling test on Friday.

ei spellings wordsearch

Have you completed an Accelerated Reader quiz this week yet? I’d love to hear about any good books you have read recently. It would be great if you could send me some book reviews to share with everyone.

I am looking forward to seeing some of your lovely work this week Y5.  If you need help with anything send me a message and I will get back to you as soon as I can.  Mrs Devine

Friday 12th June

Watch Friday’s Oak National Academy lesson to help you plan a non-chronological report about a mythical creature. Read through the information on the help sheets and then have a go at writing your report.

Writing a non-chronological report about a mythical creature.

Switch Zoo website

Don’t forget to complete your spelling test – good luck!

1st June 2020

Y5 English Work  (01/06 – 05/06)

Reading

* Minimum of 30 minutes reading every day.  Please try to quiz on Accelerated Reader at least once every two weeks

 

Please complete the following daily English lessons on the Oak National Academy website (Week 6 June 1st – June 5th ).

 

Monday

Reading Comprehension

Today you are going to read an extract from an alternative ending to Little Red Riding Hood and then answer some text comparison questions.

 

Comparison Questions

  • Comparison within the text we’ve looked at.
  • Comparison to the traditional tale.

Strategies

  • When comparing, look at the similarities and differences
  • What is the same? What is different?
  • Write down the key ideas
  • Can you compare between paragraphs?
  • Can you compare between texts?

Task

Read the text on the slides and then answer the questions.

Spellings to learn this week.  You can practise them on Spelling Shed

Adding suffixes to words ending in -fer

  • referring
  • referred
  • referral
  • preferring
  • preferred
  • transferring
  • transfer
  • transferred

 

Tuesday

Today you are going to read an extract from an alternative version of ‘The Little Mermaid’ and make predictions based on the text.

Predict

  • Read the section of text mentioned in the question.
  • Use the clues in the text.
  • By reading between the lines, make an estimate about what will happen next.
  • If the question is asking about a particular character, use your inference skills to make an estimate.

Task

Carefully read the extract from ‘Part of your world, a twisted tale’ by Walt Disney Company Ltd.  Have a go at answering the questions.  Don’t forget to review your answers by watching the rest of the video.

Wednesday

Please complete the following tasks on Spag.com

  • Direct speech and punctuation (B)
  • Grammar – Y5 (F)

Today you are going to identify the key features of alternative story endings.

Speech Punctuation

  • Remember to start and end speech with “”
  • New speaker = new line
  • Start speech with a capital letter
  • The line of speech ends with a comma, exclamation mark or question mark.

Alternative to said

Said is a verb which explains how something is spoken.  Remember to be creative and use precise verbs which explain how it was said – whispered, muttered, shouted.

Adjectives

A word or phrase used to describe a noun.  Adjectives are crucial to the reader being able to imagine the setting, characters and plot.

Exclamation mark

An exclamation mark is used to show when something is surprising or forceful.  It helps make the meaning of the sentence clear.

 

Task

Identify and label examples of the key text features in the text extract.

Thursday

Today you are going to use direct speech .

Task

  • Re-write the sentences and correctly punctuate the direct speech.
  • Write some speech between two characters from Little Red Riding Hood using one of the following scenarios:
  • The wood cutter is in the bed speaking to the wolf.
  • Little Red Riding Hood is in the bed speaking to the wolf.
  • Grandma is in bed speaking to the wolf.
  • The Grandma is in bed (she has already captured the wolf) and is now speaking to Little Red Riding Hood.

Speech Punctuation

  • Remember to start and end speech with “”
  • New speaker = new line
  • Start speech with a capital letter
  • The line of speech ends with a comma, exclamation mark or question mark.

Friday

Task

Write an alternative ending to the traditional tale – Little Red Riding Hood.  Make sure you remember to set out direct speech correctly.

Phew – what a busy week!  Well done for working so hard.  Have a lovely weekend.

Mrs Devine

 

Maths

Complete a My Maths homework each day, new homework tasks will be allocated daily, please ensure you read through the lesson first to help you to revise the objective before attempting the task. I will be able to see who has completed each homework and keep track of your results – well done to those children who have completed all tasks so far!

Maths Topics Week Commencing 01.06.20 – Addition, Subtraction and Multiplication

  • More addition and subtraction
  • Multiplying by 10 and 100 – Year 4 Revision
  • Dividing by 10 and 100 – Year 4 Revision
  • Multiplying by decimals by 10 and 100
  • More multiplying – Year 4 Revision

Mrs Mackley

My Maths

25th May 2020

Well done to those of you who have completed the online work I set for this week – I am seeing some fantastic efforts. It is half term this week so I think you deserve a rest.  I hope we have some lovely sunny weather for you to enjoy with your families.  I will put some new work up for you on Monday 1st June.

18th May 2020

Y5 English Work  (18/05 – 22/05)

Reading

* Minimum of 30 minutes reading every day.  Please try to quiz on Accelerated Reader at least once every two weeks

Please complete the daily English lessons on the Oak National Academy website (Week 5 May 18th – May 22nd).

This week the focus is on reading and writing instructional texts.  You will look at examples to identify the purpose and features of instructions and consider the layout and vocabulary choices used by the author.

Reading Comprehension

  • Language questions – looking at the language the author uses and consider what they are suggesting through their choice of vocabulary.
  • Word meaning – Read the word carefully and think about its meaning in the context of the sentence. Read around the word to look for clues there may be. Think about which word class it belongs to, what the root word is and which synonyms you could use to replace the word in the sentence.

Grammar, punctuation and spelling

Key features of a set of instructions

  • Adverbials
  • Imperatives
  • Organisational Features – headings, subheadings, bullet points
  • Colon / Semicolons
  • Cohesive devices – pronouns, synonyms, conjunctions, adverbs

Spellings – Practise these on Spelling Shed

Suffix –ibly

forcibly                                 terribly

legibly                                  visibly

possibly                               incredibly

horribly                                sensibly

Please complete the following activities:

Spag.com

  • Semi-colons and colons (A)
  • Grammar Y5 (E)

You could also try these games on Spelling & Grammar Bug

  • Using adverbials
  • Colons, semicolons & dashes

Writing

Write a set of instructions to catch a dragon or character of your choice.

Maths

Complete a My Maths homework each day, new homework tasks will be allocated daily, please ensure you read through the lesson first to help you to revise the objective before attempting the task. I will be able to see who has completed each homework and keep track of your results – well done to those children who have completed all tasks so far!

Maths Topics Week Commencing 18.05.20  – Number and Place Value

  • Roman Numerals – Year 4 Revision
  • Introducing Negative Numbers – Year 4 Revision
  • Negative Numbers 1 – Year 5
  • Estimating Introduction – Year 5
  • Mixed Tables 2 – 12 – Year 4 Revision

Mrs Mackley

My Maths

12th May 2020

4th May 2020

20th April, 2020

Dear Parents and Children,

We hope you and your families are all well and that you enjoyed some time relaxing over the Easter holidays.  We are missing you all and very much hope that we can all get back to school soon.  In the meantime, we want to make sure that you continue to build on all of your efforts from this year so far, so we have provided some work for you to have a go at at home.  Please try really hard to do some work every school day as this will help you to keep making progress with your learning.

If you cannot find your log in details for online learning please contact the school office on: 0191 4560108 or  info@st-bedes.s-tyneside.sch.uk

and we will get these to you as soon as possible.


How about trying some of the activities below each week:

1.6.20

  1. Find out who the Anglo Saxons were and why they came to Britain.  BBC link.
  2. How long after the Ancient Greeks were the Anglo Saxons alive?  Compare their weapons and / or houses.
  3. Anglo Saxon place names (towns and villages) ended with words such as ‘ing’ ‘borough or burh’ ‘ham’ and ‘ford’.  Find out what these words meant. How many can you find that still exist today?  Can you find them on a map of Britain.

Previous week’s foundation topic ideas are below these subject links:


English

Try to read for a minimum of 30 minutes a day and keep up to date with your quizzing on Accelerated Reader.  Well done to those of you who have already completed some quizzes – There are some excellent scores.                 Reading Letter – 2nd April 2020

Accelerated Reader

Please try to complete the daily English lessons on the Oak Academy website.  Link below:

I will also add regular spag.com quizzes weekly.

If you would like to have a go at some further work for English, please visit the BBC Bitesize daily website and try some of their activities

Maths

Complete a My Maths homework each day, new homework tasks will be allocated daily, please ensure you read through the lesson first to help you to revise the objective before attempting the task. I will be able to see who has completed each homework and keep track of your results – well done to those children who have completed all tasks so far!

My Maths

Also aim to complete a game from the Active Learn website, all games linked to the Y5 Curriculum have been added to your accounts, you can choose in which order you complete the games but please ensure you complete bronze, silver and gold.

Active Learn

Practise your times tables regularly using the Times Tables Rock Stars website.

Times Tables Rock Stars

If you would like to have a go at some further work for Maths, please visit the BBC Bitesize daily website and try some of their activities

BBC Bitesize Daily Lessons

Foundation Subjects

You will find some great ideas for lessons you can try in other curriculum areas too.  Give yourself a challenge and learn something new today.

Oak Academy Website

BBC Bitesize Daily Lessons

Good luck and we look forward to seeing you all soon.  Happy learning.

 

We will also share on this page, our news, photos from events and trips and some of the fantastic work that Year 5 have produced over the year to show off our talented pupils.

smiley Mr Clark and Mrs Waters smiley


Previous week’s topic ideas

11.5.20

1. Find out about an Ancient Greek God or Goddess.  Create a poster, or fact page.  A link to BBC Bitesize Gods and Goddesses is here. BBC Ancient Greek Gods & Heroes

2. Our Summer science topic is life cycles.  Find out about the different ways that plants spread (or disperse) their seeds.  Here is a BBC bitesize link: BBC seed dispersal Discover plants for each type of seed dispersal.  Can you find these if you’re out for daily exercise?

3. Can you learn how to spell your name using sign language?

If you’re left handed, then the signs are exactly the same but with your opposite hand.Fingerspelling Alphabet - British Sign Language (BSL)

4.5.20

1. Find out about the toys and games that Ancient Greek children played with.  What games that you play are similar? 

2. Research an endangered animal.  Why is it endangered? Where does it live? What can we do to save it?

Maybe create a poster, fact sheet or slide show about these.

27.4.20

1. Ancient Greeks – find out about some Ancient Greek inventions.  Which of their amazing inventions do we still use today?

2. 23rd April was St George’s day.  Find out about a saint.  Why were they chosen? What did they do to deserve this honour?

3. Find out about the life cycle of an animal.  How does it change?  Compare different kinds of animals, such as amphibians, birds, reptiles and mammals.

Week beginning 20.4.20:

1. If you’re out for your daily exercise, then why not take rainbow photos.  Day 1 just photos of red things.  Day 2 just photos of orange things, continue this through the week for yellow, green, blue, indigo and violet.

2. Make an Ancient Greek shield like the ones here: Greek shield idea , if you don’t have card, you could always use paper.  Research what could go onto the front of your shield – maybe something from a Greek myth or legend.

3. As there are clear nights at the moment, follow the moon phases, or find the constellations in the night sky – what are they called?  Can you create your own constellation and give it a name?

Week beginning 6.4.20:

1. Keep a diary of what is happening – include your thoughts and feelings – this is a truly unique time to be alive, add some photos of what is happening around you.

2. Extend your Ancient Greek knowledge by finding out some similarities between the Ancient and Modern Olympics. Create a poster, or fact page and email it to school, we’ll add some on here.  Here’s a link to get you started —> BBC Ancient Greeks

3. Take part in a sporting activity:

Joe Wicks is doing daily workouts at 9:00 on Youtube

Oti Mabuse is carrying out a daily dance workout at 11:30 on Youtube

Make up your own fitness routine – you don’t need a big space to exercise in – even 5 minutes per day makes a BIG difference.


 

Useful Links

MATHS

Active Learn Primary

Times Tables Rock Stars

My Maths

nRich

Prodigy Maths

Lure of the Labrynth

Past SATs Papers

BBC Bitesize Maths Revision

Numbots

ENGLISH

Accelerated Reader

SPAG.com

Spelling Shed

Spelling and Grammar Bug

real PE – At home programme which supports families to be active, play and learn together

Other Useful Websites

These website are currently offering free resources.

Twinkl – This website has a huge selection of cross curricular resources. Enter the offer code: CVDTWINKLHELPS to get free access.

White Rose – This website is currently providing a daily video and work in maths.

Number Fun – Maths videos, songs, activities and games.

Jump Start Jonny – Jump Start Jonny is helping families stay fit and healthy with his FREE workout videos! There are also mindfulness activities that help children stay calm and downloadable resources that keep children well occupied!

Super Movers – Fun curriculum linked resources to get children moving while they learn.

GoNoodle – GoNoodle gets children up and moving to fun, engaging content and games.

duolingo – learn a new language – where in the world do you want to go today ?


Useful Documents

Year 5 Weekly Timetable

Year 5 Curriculum Overview – Autumn Term

Year 5 Parents Meeting PowerPoint

Autumn Term RE Newsletter

Spring Term RE Newsletter