Your Christmas homework is to have a Merry Christmas and a great New Year! You have all done so well this year during some very difficult circumstances. I am extremely proud of you all and I hope you have an amazing Christmas break.
The recent announcement might have changed some of your plans, but I am sure you can still a lovely time.
To fully complete your Christmas homework you must...
1. Enjoy spending some time at home with your loved ones
2. Watch lots of Christmas films
3. Eat some lovely food
4. Try at least 1 Brussel sprout, if you are having them
5. Sing at least 1 Christmas Carol
6. Wish everyone in your home a Merry Christmas and give them a hug
7. Get lots of rest
8. Remember to be thankful for all that we have
For your homework please continue to practise your parts of the poem Little Tree. Can you also prepare a Christmas prayer and I will pick some to read during our performance on Wednesday. In your prayer, try to think of some things that you are thankful for and some people that may need help over the Christmas period.
I have set you a few more activities via Mathletics. Please try to catch up with any outstanding activities.
Check the spelling icon to see this week's spellings. Please also continue to memorise your parts of the poem 'Little Tree'.
Please use Times table Rockstars and try to complete any outstanding Mathletics work.
There are 2 reading comprehension activities. The activity on The Moon is more challenging and should be completed by the majority of the class.
The 2nd activity is on the Moon Landings and is a more accessible task for those who need a greater level of support.
Both activities are differentiated, so pick a difficulty that is best suited to you.
Your maths homework is to complete the worksheet on area and perimeter that was handed out in class. Be sure to read the sheet carefully and look at the first example to help you.
Your English homework is to learn your part of the poem 'Little Tree'. You have all been given a copy on a sheet today and it is available electronically if you scroll down to the previous English homework. Please learn the first stanza, last stanza and the part you will read with your group.
My apologies about the spellings this week. I had difficulty uploading them. It would be unfair to give them to you on a Wednesday, when I am already asking you to learn parts of a poem, so this week there will be no spelling test.
For your maths homework, I have set you a few more activities to complete on Mathletics. Please try to complete some more challenges on Times table Rockstars if you have not used it in a while.
As usual, you have spellings to learn for Friday. Can you also try to learn the first two parts of the poem below.
For your maths homework, I have set you a few more tasks to complete on Mathletics.
Please complete one of the reading comprehensions below. Pick a task and difficulty level that is the best fit for you.
For your maths homework, please complete the tasks set on Mathletics. Please also use Times table rockstars this weekend.
Today's English homework is about relative clauses. Click on the link below and read the instructions carefully.
For maths, I have set you a few more tasks on Mathletics. Try to complete them before Friday. Some of you have had many activities added to your Mathletics profile. If you are one of these children, please try to complete a few more activities before Friday.
There are 2 reading comprehension activities. The activity on Space is more challenging and should be completed by the majority of the class.
The 2nd activity is on Treasure Island and is a more accessible task for those who need a greater level of support.
Both activities are differentiated, so pick a difficulty that is best suited to you.
I have assigned you some more tasks to complete on Mathletics. Some of you will notice that I have assigned a great number of tasks to complete. Do not worry, just work through them a few activities at a time whenever I set homework.
Please continue to use Times Table Rockstars. If you have not already, please make sure you log on this weekend
Your English homework is all about punctuating speech. Copy out the sentences correctly either underneath or on a separate sheet of paper.
There are 2 different difficulty levels, please pick one that is the best fit for you. If you have selected the less challenging option and are still finding this task tricky, then please only complete the first 5 sentences.
Your maths homework for today continues dividing and multiplying by 10, 100 and 1000.
Again I have attached sheets with different levels of difficulty. Please select the difficulty that best suits you.
For those that need less of a challenge, I would suggest the 1 star sheet and completing only the first 2 tables.
As usual, you have spellings to learn for Friday. I have also assigned some Mathletics tasks for you to complete. Please have them finished by Thursday instead of Wednesday, as they did not load properly.
Your English homework is a reading comprehension about Theseus and the Minotaur. There are 3 different difficulty levels, so pick the on that is most appropriate for you.
Like last week, you can access a less tricky reading task by clicking on the star below.
For maths, I have set you a few more tasks on Mathletics. I have adjusted the difficulty for some of you, so you should find the tasks more manageable. Please also continue to use Times Table Rockstars. I have given you your login details again so there should not be any issues this time.
Today's English homework is a reading comprehension activity that is linked to WW1. There are three different levels of difficulty and there is also a star link below to a reading activity for those who need additional support with reading.
Your maths homework is continuing today's work on factors. I have enclosed 3 different sheets of varying difficulty. Pick the sheet that is most suitable for yourself. You may also want to have a times table grid handy if you are not confident with your multiplication.
Your English task is a reading comprehension about Guy Fawkes. There are 3 levels of difficulty, try to pick one that is the best fit for yourself. The first document is the reading activity and the second is the questions and answers. Please be honest and only use the answers to check your work when it is completed.
I have also added a link to some additional reading work, at a more suitable level, for those who may need some support with reading.
Your maths task is to log into and use Times table Rockstars. I have attached a link below. Please use this to help you with your times tables as we will be starting work on multiplication on Monday.
To access information about how to connect to Times Table RockStars click on the children tab and scroll down to the link.
The tasks that I set today will also be your tasks for the half term. Please complete and return by Monday 2nd November. I hope that you all have a happy half term and enjoy spending time with your family.
For your English homework, I would like you to plan and complete a piece of creative writing called 'The Lockdown Secret'. This story should be about about a boy or girl who finds a strange secret in their house during their time in lockdown.
This secret could be as magical and imaginative as you like
Have fun and remember to use everything that we have looked at in class.
Expanded noun phrases
Art / History
I would like you to watch the video below and sketch the Parthenon. This iconic building is a famous piece of Greek architecture that we will be looking at after half term.
Your maths homework continues with the topic of statistics. You will be reading and interpreting line graphs. There are 3 sheets of activities and questions about line graphs. Each sheet increases in difficulty. Try to complete as many questions as you can, but do not worry if some of the questions on the final sheet are too challenging.
Remember to carefully look at the x and y axis on each graph and be sure you understand what each one represents.
I would like you to do some research about John Archer (Mayor of Battersea). Find out some facts and present them as a poster please. We will be using some of these for our Black History Month display, so please try to get it into school in good condition.
As you will be starting work on data and statistics next week, I thought this would be a good starting point. I have kept this work fairly simple with only a few question tho answer about each chart and graph. I have also included the answer sheets. Please do not look at these until you have completed the work. If you cannot print of the sheets, please write down the answers to the questions on a sheet of paper and bring that in.
As usual, the weekly spellings can be found via the a spelling star on the class homepage. Learn all 23 spellings unless instructed to learn the first 10.
I have set a few more tasks to complete on Mathletics. Please try to keep up to date with Mathletics. If you get too far behind, it will be difficult to catch up.
I will away from school for the next 2 weeks, but will continue to set homework via the class page.
Your maths homework for this weekend is to complete any outstanding Mathletics tasks. I have added a few more to complete, but some of you have some outstanding. Please try to be totally up to date by Monday.
As part of Black History Month, I would like you to do some research and create a fact file/poster on a black historical figure or person of importance. If you Google Black History Month you will find a variety of suggestions. We have already been looking at Martin Luther King Jr, in class, so try to pick someone else instead.
Your maths homework today is focused on subtraction that crosses zero. We did this in class today so it should still be fresh in your minds. Complete the attached worksheet and use the answer sheet to check your calculations. Please do not look at the answer sheet until you have completed all of the questions.
Today's English homework is focused on fronted adverbs and adverbial phrases. Look at the sentences on the worksheet provided and rewrite them as fronted adverbials. If you are unsure, we will be going over this again in tomorrow's English lesson.
(Edited 06.10.20) My apologies for the change of plan with the spellings. They will continue with the usual spelling lists and not the year 4 spellings, featured in the test, as previously stated. Please learn all 23 spellings unless you have been told to only learn the first 10. As usual, click on the spelling star to find the year 5 spelling list for this week.
For your maths task, I have assigned a few more activities to complete on Mathletics. This includes a test on the topic of place value. Please try to get fully up to date with any outstanding Mathletics tasks before Wednesday.
Your maths task is to revise column method addition. Complete the worksheet below and remember to show your carrying and present your work neatly. I have also included the answer sheet so you can check your calculations. Please do not look at the answer sheet until you have completed the questions.
Your humanites task is to complete a poster/ fact-file on the topic of Ancient Greece. This can be completed by hand on a sheet of paper or completed digitally and printed off.
Be sure to find lots of interesting facts and make sure that it is colourful and eye catching.
Monday 21st September
Your homework today is to learn your spellings for Friday's test. Learn all 23 words, unless you have been asked to learn the first 10 only.
The year 5 spellings can be found on the link titled spellings. Please be sure to learn the year 5 words and not the year 6 list, as both have been posted.
My apologies for the problem with Friday's Mathletics homework. Due to technical issues the tasks I assigned on Friday did not save. I have assigned the same activities for today's homework instead.
Your English task is to complete a character profile for the Gorgon Medusa. Think about what adjectives, expanded noun phrases and similes you can use to bring your description to life. I have sent sheets home for this, but I have also attached a digital copy below.
Your maths homework for the weekend has been set on Mathletics. I have given you all a copy of your user name and password, but they should have remained the same as last year.
If you have not managed to complete the previous homework set on Mathletics, please ensure it is all completed by Monday.
As usual on a Monday, you have a set of spellings to learn. Click on the spelling star to find a list of year 5 spellings.
Maths homework is on Mathletics. The whole class have been given their logins and passwords today. Please keep these in a safe place for future reference.
Friday 11th September
Look at the worksheet and expand the numbers. I have given an example below.
The answers are included in the second sheet, please do not look at them until you have finished.
Your English task is to research a myth or legend of your choice. You may complete this work either on paper or electronically, if you have a computer and printer at home. You can include some illustrations to go with your writing.
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