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Year 5 Home Learning - Week 5

Hello and welcome back to week 5 of summer 2 home learning.  You are all doing so well and I am so impressed with the efforts and hard work you are putting into your home learning.  I can't believe we are already in week 5.  Keep sending me photos of your work and learning activities.  I look forward to seeing them and sharing them on the website.

 

English.  This week we are looking at arguments!  Writing a balanced argument.  Across the 5 lessons you will explore comprehension skills, using adverbs of possibility and writing your own balanced argument.  

Lesson 1: https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/reading-comprehension-1

Lesson 2: https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/reading-comprehension-2

Lesson 3: https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/read-the-example-and-identify-key-features-5e82c4

Lesson 4: https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/spag-focus-a37ad0

Lesson 5: https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/to-use-key-features-in-order-to-write-own-composition-57e5c1

 

Spellings.  Words ending in -ive, converting nouns and verbs into adjectives. Your 10 words are below.  Learn them over the week and ask your lovely parents to test you later in the week.  I have added a link to loads of activities to support you with learning the words.

attractive, creative, addictive, assertive, abusive, co-operative, exhaustive, appreciative, offensive, expressive.

Handwriting sheet

Activity sheet

Spelling list

look, say, cover, write, check

Wordsearch

PowerPoint

  

Reading comprehension tasks.  I have added a selection of activities linked to an ebook called, 'Firebird'.  Try to read the text and complete the activities off the activity plan.  This week is part 2.

ebook

Activity plan

Character profile activity

Character strengths and weaknesses activity

Describing the Firebird activity

Suffixes -ate activity

Firebird thoughts activity

Using brackets activity

 

Maths.  Angles.  This week we are measuring with a protractor, drawing lines and angles and calculating angles.  Access the video links at the start of each lesson, watch and listen to the teacher explaining the method.  Complete the worksheet and go through the answers with your parents.

Video Links: https://resources.whiterosemaths.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/06/Year-5-Summer-Week-10.pdf

Lesson 1: https://resources.whiterosemaths.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/06/Lesson-1-Measuring-with-a-protractor-2.pdf

Answers for lesson 1

Lesson 2: https://resources.whiterosemaths.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/06/Lesson-2-Drawing-lines-and-angles-accurately.pdf

Answers for lesson 2

Lesson 3: https://resources.whiterosemaths.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/06/Lesson-3-Calculating-angles-on-a-straight-line.pdf

Answers for lesson 3

Lesson 4: https://resources.whiterosemaths.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/06/Lesson-4-Calculating-angles-around-a-point.pdf

Answers for lesson 4

 

Science: This week I would like you to have LOADS of fun with these exciting science and engineering challenges from the engineers at Dyson (the hoover people!)
 

During the week I would like you to have a go at 1 science challenge and 1 of the engineering challenges. They are lots of fun. I have been having at go at some of them with my children at home.  I would also like you to use the sheets below to write up your investigations.  Please send me lots of pictures of your investigating. Enjoy!
 

Dyson Science and Engineering Challenges Booklet

Science write up sheet

 

 

Topic: This week I would like you to explore key physical and human geographical features of your country.  Once you have found out some of the key features, I would like you to record them in a way that you like.  You may produce a poster, a booklet, a PowerPoint, a film.

Physical geographical features include:  climate zones, biomes and vegetation belts, rivers,
mountains, volcanoes and earthquakes, and the water cycle.

Human geographical features include: types of settlement and land use, economic activity
including trade links, and the distribution of natural resources including energy,
food, minerals and water. 

There are some great videos and activities on the BBC Bitesize Geography section to help you,

BBC Bitesize Geography

 

French:  Bonjour!  I have heard lots of you are trying really hard with your French learning.  Très bon.  This week I would like you to learn names of shops and buildings in the town.  There is a video to watch and 2 games to have a go at. 

Shops and buildings around town Video

Snap game

Directions game

 

RE. What Jesus did to save people?  Part 4.  This week I would like you to think about the story of David and Goliath.  This story is from the Old Testament of the Bible, in the book of Samuel.  Think about how the story relates to what Jesus taught us in the New Testament and can you see how it relates to our lives today?   Talk with your parents about the story.

Can you produce a comic strip to show the story of David and Goliath?

Can you create a comic strip with characters in the world today showing the meaning of the story?

Comic strip template (Print just the pages you need).