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Lily Parr

Year 5

Home Learning

Class Pack 3 - Week 3 - 6.7.20

In your pack there is everything you need to help you with all aspects of English. This includes writing a book review for anything that you are currently reading. Your writing tasks this week is Classroom Condundrum. The comprehension activity this week is Daily News Space X. You have a SPAG mat with 6 activities on and this week’s spellings are musical, political, accidental, mathematical, functional, tropical, professional, central, global and industrial. Remember to use all of the different spelling strategies learnt in school to help you learn these spellings. Use these words as your handwriting practice this week.

For your Maths work this week we would like you to learn/consolidate your X9, X11 & X12 times tables. Remember you also have your passwords for TT Rockstars. There is a number and place value booklet for you to complete.

For Science this half term, we will be looking at Life Cycles. This week you are to complete the activities on the Life Cycle of a chicken, human, reptile, mammal and bird. Also, you are to continue recording the progress of your sunflower.   

 Also, check out the video from Madame Blackett on our school website linked to this week’s French activity.

 Please note that some children have different work to complete.

Class Pack 3 - Week 2 - 29.6.20

This is week 2 of class pack 3. As before, the work in these packs are just suggestions; if you prefer to work from online resources that is fine. Still take a photo of your amazing work and share it with us.

In your pack there is everything you need to help you with all aspects of English. This includes writing a book review for anything that you are currently reading. Your writing tasks this week is to write a letter to your MP. Maybe you could write about getting more cycle lanes so that children can cycle to school safely or something that is important to you. The comprehension activity this week is Daily News Oxpecker Birds Guards Black Rhino. You have a SPAG mat with 6 activities on and this week’s spellings are attractive, creative, addictive, assertive, abusive, cooperative, exhaustive, appreciate, offensive and expressive. Remember to use all of the different spelling strategies learnt in school to help you learn these spellings. Use these words as your handwriting practice this week.

For your Maths work this week we would like you to learn/consolidate your X12 tables. Remember you also have your passwords for TT Rockstars. There is a number and place value booklet for you to complete.

For Science this half term, we will be looking at Life Cycles. This week you are to complete the activities on the Life Cycle of a butterfly, insect and an incomplete metamorphosis. Also, you are to continue recording the progress of your sunflower.   

Also, check out the video from Madame Blackett on our school website linked to this week’s French activity.

Please note that some children have different work to complete.

Class Pack 3 - Week 1 - 22.6.20

This week marks the start of class pack 3 and has work to last 3 weeks. As before, the work in these packs are just suggestions; if you prefer to work from online resources that is fine. Still take a photo of your amazing work and share it with us.

In your pack there is everything you need to help you with all aspects of English. This includes writing a book review for anything that you are currently reading. Your writing tasks this week is to write a myth. The comprehension activity this week is Daily News Seed Bank collected to help you grow trees. You have a SPAG mat with 6 activities on and this week’s spellings are boastful, faithful, doubtful, fearful, thankful, beautiful, pitiful, plentiful, fanciful and merciful. Remember to use all of the different spelling strategies learnt in school to help you learn these spellings. Use these words as your handwriting practice this week.

For your Maths work this week we would like you to learn/consolidate your X11 tables. Remember you also have your passwords for TT Rockstars. There is a number and place value booklet for you to complete.

 For Science this half term, we will be looking at Life Cycles. This week you are to complete the activities on the Life Cycle of a bean plant, a non-flowering and a flowering plant and an amphibian. Also, you are to continue recording the progress of your sunflower.   

sunflower

Please note that some children have different work to complete.

Class Pack 2 - Week 3 - 15.6.20

In English this week, you have a story to complete. Your reading activity this week is Twinkl's Positive Daily News Glow Green - Glowing Plants.You also have your book review to complete and a SPAG activity mat to complete. This week's spellings are overthrow, overturn, overslept, overcook, overreact, overestimate, overuse, overpaid, overlook and overbalance.

In Maths this week, we would like you to concentrate on your X6 multiplication tables. Ensure you know them really well. We have also included a maths booklet called The Mystery of the Pirate Captain which has lots of different activities for you to complete.

Keep filling out your Sunflower diary. This week we would like you to learn about seed dispersal. There are lots of other activities linked to this on Twinkl.

This week's famous person is David Attenborough. You have some activities linked to his work to complete.

David Attenborough

Please note that some children have different work in their packs.

Class Packs 2 - Week 2 - 8.6.20

In English this week, you have a film review to write. For your reading activity you have Spotting Cranes from Twinkl's Positive Daily News with extra challenges based around cranes. You have another book review to write and a SPAG mat with 6 different activities to complete. This week's spellings are: deflate, deform, decode, decompose, defuse, recycle, rebuild, rewrite, replace and revisit. Use these words to practice your handwriting.

In Maths this week, we would like you to concentrate on your X7 multiplication tables. Really push yourself so that you know them inside out. Ask family members to test you. How fast can you recall them all? We have also include a Maths booklet called The Mystery of the Missing Football Cup which has lots of different mathematical activities for you to complete.

If your sunflower has already germinated then you can start to fill out your sunflower diary. You have a worksheet on pollination to complete this week. To accompany this there are lots of additional work on Twinkl. This topic ties in nicely with the outdoors so go outside and do some investigating; can you you label the different parts of a flower? Can you observe pollination in action? Which other types of pollination can you find out about other than insect pollination? 

This week's famous person is Albert Einstein with a timeline to complete.

Please note some children have different work in their class packs.

Class Packs 2 - Week 1 - 1.6.20

Hello Boys and girls, we hope you are ready for this week's work from your class packs.

In English you have a writing challenge to advertise your own town (or a fictional one). Your reading challenges are to write a book review of what you are currently reading and to complete the work based on the Daily News Sun Snaps 

 

You have a SPAG mat with some activities to complete and you also have an English booklet with lots of different activities for you called The Mystery of the Stolen Space Food. Your spellings for this week are:-definite, desperate, literate, secretary,  stationary, dictionary, Wednesday, familiar, original and animal.  Remember to use all of the different spelling strategies that we use in school. Use these words for your handwriting practice.

This week's Maths is to learn and practice your X9 multiplication tables. You have a booklet and a maze activity. Also, you can use TT Rockstars and other online games to help you. Remember, you still have the Maths text book so if you want to complete any extra work feel free. 

This half-term our topic is all about plants. I hope you have planted your sunflower and have remembered to water it. Once it starts to grow, you can start your Sunflower diary. In Science this week you have the Life Cycle of a Sunflower activity to complete and labeling parts of a plant activity. You also have work set on Marie Curie.

Please note some children have different work to complete in their class packs.

We hope you enjoy working your way through your class packs. Remember, the work supplied are just suggestions. We will be uploading work on here daily (so please scroll down) if you'd prefer something different. 

Blue Peter Badge

A Blue Peter badge is a special award given to people who appear on the show, or can be earned by posting in an application. There are several badges you can apply for and they all require you to do different things and showcase your different talents. If you click on the link below, it explains what the different badges are for and how to apply for them. You can also complete the quiz to help you decide which badge would be best to apply for first, linked to your own interests. Wouldn't it be brilliant if you could earn your very own Blue Peter badge!

Earn Blue Peter Badges

J.K. Rowling - Ickabog

Calling all Harry Potter fans. JK Rowling has released her new fictional book online. A new chapter is released everyday. Click here to read.

Ickabog

Websites that the children already have login details for:

These are the websites that the children use regularly in class and are familiar with. The passwords were sent home at the beginning of the year and are also in their homework books. However, I understand many of the homework books may still be in school. If your child was in school on the day that we closed then they were given a list of these websites along with their login details. If your child doesn’t have this information then please get in touch with the office at:  office@grangetown.sunderland.sch.uk and we will send them out to you.

We also have access to some other really good websites that normally charge an annual subscription, however due to the current circumstances they are giving parents and children free access whilst schools are closed.

Writing Legends – Your child has been given login details

Education City - This is a very good website that the children use regularly in school, so they know how to navigate the site.

White Rose Maths - This is the scheme of work that we follow in school for our math lessons. They have now provided an excellent home learning section with video and math activities.

Twinkl This is a fabulous site that a lot of teachers use to get resources. You can download your own resources (printer required). Just type in this code :- UKTWINKLHELPS

Transum - Transum.org - This is a fabulous math site. Check out the math games and math puzzle sections!

100 things to do indoors - Here is a great way to keep yourself and your family occupied during these uncertain times. Make staying indoors fun and use the time to help yourself and others.

Mental Health Awareness Week- The 7 Day Kindness Challenge  

Mental Health Awareness Week takes place from 18-24 May 2020 and is a chance for the UK to focus on mental health. This year's theme is kindness. The focus on kindness is a response to the coronavirus outbreak, which is having a big impact on people's mental health. Have you carried out any acts of kindness recently? Why don't you have a go at the 7 Day Kindness Challenge? It would be great if you could let us know what acts of kindness you have displayed, either ones from the challenge below or any of your own.                                'No act of kindness, no matter how small, is ever wasted.'  

 

Daily Positive News

at the moment there is so much negativity in the news so each day we will be posting some daily news that is age appropriate and will always be about something positive. Follow the link to watch the news clip and if you want you can download the daily news pack which contains related work and answer sheets.

11.5.20 Today's positive news is Ready for Lift off! 

12.5.20 Today's positive news is Robo-tour

13.5.20 Today's positive news is Solitary Raptor

14.5.20 Today's positive news is Rowing Record

15.5.20 Today's positive news is Marvellous Moths

18.5.20 Today's positive news is Record Roll

19.5.20 Today's positive news is Comet Swan

20.5.20 Today's positive news is Rocket Rocket

21.5.20 Today's positive news is Captain Tom Knighthood

22.5.20 Today's positive news is Glitter Worms

1.6.20 Today's positive news is Dino Dig

2.6.20 Today's positive news is SpaceX success

3.6.20 Today's positive news is Snake Mate

4.6.20 Today's positive news is Narwhal Noises

8.6.20 Today's positive news is Spiny Seahorses

9.6.20 Today's positive news is Kakapo Cam

10.6.20 Today's positive news is Lily Parr

11.6.20 Today's positive news is Hidden Remains

12.6.20 Today's positive news is Black Hole Heartbeat

15.6.20 Today's positive news is First Theatre

16.6.20 Today's positive news is Coal Free

17.6.20 Today's positive news is Record Breaker

18.6.20 Today's positive news is Sun Pass

19.6.20 Today's positive news is Marcus Rashford

Mayan Video Presentations

Here are some video presentations that go alongside this term's Mayan topic.

Meet the Mayans

Maya Writing

Maya Number System

Gods and Religion

Maya Food

Maya Exploration

Maya Masks

Maya Creation Story

Pobble

For anyone wanting to complete extra English work please check out these amazing daily lessons on Pobble. I'll include a daily link so you can access the work.

11.5.20

Teapots - https://app.pobble.com/lessons/preview/c7eb7583

 Pobble Teapot

12.5.20

Creature from the deep - https://app.pobble.com/lessons/preview/663635b3

Pobble Creatures from the deep

13.5.20

The Invisible Man - https://app.pobble.com/lessons/preview/c65d39e7

14.5.20

Explorers - https://app.pobble.com/lessons/preview/5f685f84

15.5.20

It must be magic - https://app.pobble.com/lessons/preview/9951d39b

18.5.20

Jurassic - https://app.pobble.com/lessons/preview/ccfe6cb0

19.5.20

Flying 2 - https://app.pobble.com/lessons/preview/c7323a04

Flying 2

20.5.20

The Magic Library - https://app.pobble.com/lessons/preview/758f9c8f

The Magic Library

21.5.20 

The Woods - https://app.pobble.com/lessons/preview/25e36bc1

The Woods

22.5.20

The Forbidden Tower - https://app.pobble.com/lessons/preview/32f7f53a

 

1.6.20

Wild Horses - https://app.pobble.com/lessons/preview/51885b6e

Wild Horses

2.6.20

Gravity - https://app.pobble.com/lessons/preview/dcfb6f18

3.6.20 - Lost -  https://app.pobble.com/lessons/preview/ef05ed9d

4.6.20 A day in the life of...-  'A day in the life of...' activities

8.6.20 The Old Railroad - 'The Old Railroad' activities

 9.6.20 Around the world- 'Around the world' activities

10.6.20 Locked- 'Locked' activities

11.6.20 View from the cockpit - 'View from the cockpit' activities

12.6.20 The Stadium- 'The Stadium' activities

15.6.20 Magical eggs- 'Magical eggs' activities

16.6.20 The Lighthouse- 'The lighthouse' activities

17.6.20 The line-out- 'The line-out' activities

18.6.20 Underneath- 'Underneath' activities

19.6.20 Dragonworld- 'Dragonworld' activities

 VE Day Celebrations

On Friday 8th May we will be celebrating the 75th anniversary of VE Day (Victory in Europe). Although most of you will be working on the learning packs you received on Friday 1st May, here are some additional activities for you to complete if you wish.

Free Celeb Offerings

For those of you who like a bit of structure in your lives and want something a bit different; here's what various celebrities are offering you and your children for free daily to help with their education while schools are closed:

9.00am - PE with Joe Wicks or even more PE with Jump Start Jonny -  live every week day morning at 9am 
10.00am - Maths with Carol Vorderman
11.00am - English with David Walliams
12.00pm - Lunch (Cooking with Jamie Oliver)
1.00pm - Music with Myleene Klass https
1.30pm - Dance with Darcey Bussel

And - various times: Science with Professor Brian Cox, Robin Ince & Guests

Story Time

Check in daily to listen to a new chapter from Varjak Paw.

Varjak Paw

Chapter 1 Chapter 2  Chapter 3  Chapter 4  Chapter 5  Chapter 6  Chapter 7  Chapter 8

Chapter 9 Chapter 10  Chapter 11 Chapter 12  Chapter 13 Chapter 14  Chapter 15  Chapter 16

Chapter 17  Chapter 18  Chapter 19  Chapter 20  Chapter 21  Chapter 22 Chapter 23  Chapter 24

Chapter 25  Chapter 26  Chapter 27 Chapter 28  Chapter 29  Chapter 30  Chapter 31  Chapter 32

Chapter 33  Chapter 34  Chapter 35

 

The 20 Day Reading Challenge 

 

Reading is so important so we want you to have fun with this reading challenge that lasts 20 days. You could even take a photo each day to show your progress through the challenges. 
  1. Read under the covers
  2. Read an adventure book
  3. Read a book with no pictures
  4. Read a mystery book
  5. Read a book someone else chooses for you
  6. Read a book to someone else
  7. Read in your garden
  8. Whisper read
  9. Read a biography or true story
  10. Read a comic book
  11. Read a magazine
  12. Read poetry
  13. Read in your pyjamas  
  14. Read to your pet or your favourite teddy
  15. Read whilst eating a snack
  16. Read a book with the main character being a girl
  17. Read a book written before you were born
  18. Read a book published this year
  19. Read a book with a boy main character
  20. Reread your favourite book

 

Spell Your Name Workout

Spell out your full name and complete the activities listed for each letter. You could also use the list to practise some of your spellings or other important words you would like to spell. Educational and good for healthy bodies- a win-win activity!

Easter Holidays

Happy Easter

Happy Easter Year 5! As this is the Easter holidays we have posted some fun activities to keep you entertained.

The Easter story - Read the whole story of Easter and write or tell someone in your                                                                    household a summary of the key events of The Last Supper.

Activity Village - This website has loads of Easter activities including:- crafts, puzzles,                                                               word searches, colouring activities and lots more!

White Rose math- have some fabulous Easter activities.

Twinkl - has some amazing Home Learning Easter Activities