Home Learning w/b 18th January

   
Monday 18th - Friday 22nd January 2021
 
Good Morning everyone
 I hope you're all well -  we do seem to be getting into a good routine now!
Well done for all the hard work you've done so far - keep it up.
 
Just to remind you that your homework Learning Challenge has also been added separately to the Y5 page, and is to be researched and studied for at least half an hour a day over the next half term. 
 
 I'd also like to tell you that I will be available every day on Google classrooms from 2:30 - 2:45 pm to answer any questions or have a chat about your work. 
 
Enjoy your studies,
Take care,
Mrs Hignett
 
Monday 18th January 2021
 
Here are today's lessons:
 
English - 
Just as last week, you are to do 10 minutes spelling following the routine in class. Then concentrate on the tasks outlined for each day. Finally, you are to read, as we discussed at your meeting last week. This week, we begin to focus our English work on WW2. To compliment this, I would like you to register for free e-books from Oxford Owl:
 
 
 Once you've registered, scroll down to the book 'Air Raid' which compliments our WW2 topic, and start to read. We'll discuss this and read from it in our 'live' classroom sessions.
 
 
              Today:
                           1. Daily spellings - record and colour code tricky bits.
                           2. Comprehension - 'On Turning 10', by Billy Collins. 
 
                           Comprehension Questions On Turning Ten    Reading text below.
 
                          3. Letterjoin - log in details on Y5 menu.
                          4. Personal reading - to be discussed and shared at our 'live' session.
 
Maths -  This week we are concentrating on area and then recapping perimeter. The lessons below compliment and support this topic.
 
Follow this procedure:
1. Play the video
2. Complete the activity
3. Check your answers
 
Video links:
 
 
 
Finally,  visit TT Rockstars.
 
Topic (RE)  Read the message of Isaiah below, listen to the hymn by John Burland and consider the words of the hymn.
 
 
Write a short paragraph which links the words from the hymn with the message of Isaiah and say how this mission can be lived out by us all in our daily lives today.
Research - Learning Challenge
 
This half term we will be learning all about WW2 in the topic 

'How could Hitler have convinced a nation like Germany to have followed him?'

 
Research suggestions for your learning challenge - look at the 'Spring 1 Homework' page on the Y5 menu - this has lots of information, resources and fascinating websites to help you. 
This is to be studied every day and throughout the week.
You can also investigate the suggestions below.
Have fun!
 
Tuesday 19th January 2021
 
Here are today's lessons:
 
English - 1. Daily spellings - Tuesday Triangles - reflective -you know what to do!
              2. Read the power-point 'Children evacuees' below and watch the film clip.
Children from towns and cities were sent away to safer places in the countryside.
Each child was told to take with them:
  • a warm coat
  • a gas mask, in its case with instructions
  • a toothbrush, comb, towel and soap
  • a bag or pillow case, containing a change of clothes
  • a handkerchief
  • an identity label
  • some food for the day.
If you were to interview an evacuee, what 10 questions would you ask them? Write them out, making sure you punctuate them clearly, then save them for tomorrow.
               3. Letterjoin.
               4. Personal reading - to be discussed and shared at our 'live' session.
 
 
 
 
Maths - Lesson 2 video link below.
 
 
Watch the video and complete the answer sheet. Take a picture and send. Then check your answers.
Finally,  visit TT Rockstars.
 
Topic Art - We are very lucky since our featured artist is the wonderful LS Lowry.
Click on the link below to find out all about his life and work. In Manchester there is an arts centre called 'The Lowry', which is dedicated to celebrating the works of Lowry as well as promoting all the arts.
Once you've studied the pictures, videos and information on the link - I'd like you to message me back with 5 things everyone should know about LS Lowry. Have fun!
 
Click the link here:   LS Lowry
Wednesday 20th January 2021
 
Here are today's lessons:
 
English - 1. Daily spellings - Wednesday wordsearch.
              2. Following on from yesterday - now imagine you are the evacuee - answer your questions from yesterday, then send me the questions and answers.
 
                3. Letterjoin.
                4. Personal reading - to be discussed and shared at our 'live' session.
 
 
Maths - Lesson 3 video link below.
 
 
 Watch the video and complete the answer sheet. Take a picture and send. Then check your answers.
Finally,  visit TT Rockstars.
 
Topic - History 
 Last week we looked at how the war began.
This week, I'd like you to create a timeline of the main events. Below you can find resources to help you create a timeline. There's a choice of version 1,or 2 on the timeline activity document, OR the more detailed main events document. I've also put an example timeline you can base yours on.
 
 
Thursday 21st January 2021
 
Here are today's lessons:
 
English - 1. Daily spellings - Samba spelling and words into sentences.
              2. Click on the link to learn about relative clauses.
There are 3 videos and 3 activities. Watch all 3 videos, then complete activity 1 and activity 2. Activity 3 - will be done during our 'live' session.
Once completed, try the extra challenge: Relative clauses worksheet below!
  
               Relative clauses
             
                3. Letterjoin.
                4. Personal reading - to be discussed and shared at our 'live' session.
 
 
 
Maths - Lesson 4 video link below.
 
 
Watch the video and complete the answer sheet. Take a picture and send. Then check your answers.
Finally,  visit TT Rockstars.
 
Topic - Science
This week we are exploring gravity and air resistance. You will conduct an experiment making a parachute using the following household materials: 
Make a Parachute 
String     
Plastic carrier bags     
Sticky tape     
Tangerines (or similar)     
Scissors
 
Watch the film clips below about gravity and air resistance.
 
The activity is explained to you on the document  below.
Have fun and let me know your results!
 
Friday 22nd January 2021
 
Here are today's lessons:
 
English - 1. Daily spellings - Test.
              2. Following on from yesterday, you will work on relative pronouns. Click on the following link.                      Follow the lesson - read all of the pages and do the activities, then complete the quiz at the end. You can then send me the examples you've written.
 
* Did you do the extra challenge on Relative clauses yesterday?!
 
              Relative pronouns
              
                3. Letterjoin.
                4. Personal reading - to be discussed and shared at our 'live' session.
 
Maths - Lesson 5 -
 
Now you've worked on area - we're going to revise perimeter to complete this unit. Remember, perimeter is the distance all the way around a shape and area is the amount of space covered. 
 
Video link:
 
 
Watch the video and complete the answer sheet (below). Take a picture and send. Then check your answers.
 
For extra fun - have a go at the Friday Problem!
Work through the problems, then check your answers.
Finally,  visit TT Rockstars.
 
Topic Computing - Code.org
 
Whilst you are working at your own pace, make sure you've started the following lesson this week. If completed, then have a go at the challenge to embed the skills!

Sprites

Lesson 5: Simon Says

Unplugged | Behaviors

  • Warm Up (10 min)
  • Main Activity (20 min)
  • Wrap Up (15 min)

Play a game and think about what commands are needed to get the right result.