Year 5 Home Learning 05.05.2020

Well done those of you who are completing the set activities that we assigned last week.  Remember to log in to Purple Mash and Times Tables Rock Stars to complete your set activities, you will find different activities assigned to you every day that are due at the end of that same day or week. Please check when each task is due and do not forget to SAVE the task once that you have completed it so we can check it.

Here are some activities for you to complete at home today.

Morning Challenge:

Here’s a little something to get your brain warmed up this morning!


Group 1:

misjudge, misbehave, mislead, misspell, mishap

disappoint, disagree, disobey, disappear, disloyal


Group 2 and 3:

bought, thought, brought, fought, rough, enough, tough, cough, although, dough

Use the pyramid strategy to practise your spellings today.


Task 1: Can you find the value of the missing numerator for each fraction equation? Have a go at the 2Do set for you on Purple Mash today.

Task 2: You are going to continue to learn about decimal numbers this week.   White Rose Maths has put together a great home learning pack on this which can be accessed through this link:

We would like you to complete lesson 2 for Summer Term Week 3 – multiply 4 digits by 2 digits. Watch the clip about this learning then answer the questions in the activity section.

The answers are also available so you can check your work once you have completed it – no peeking before you have completed the questions!


We would like you to answer the following questions about Chapter 2 that you read yesterday.

Ted and the Flying Fruits questions Chpt 2


Task 1: use a dictionary to find words for each of the clues.

Tues Dictionary Challenge

Task 2: We would like you do complete this online lesson from the BBC Bitesize website focused on Alliteration.

Geography:  We are going to continue our topic about Mountains, and this week we are going to be focusing on Mount Everest. Read through the powerpoint that is going to give you some information (or find some facts of your own).

Himalayan Mountain Range

Then, write either a letter or a postcard home, imagining you are at the top of Mount Everest.

  • What facts can you include?
  • How tall is Mount Everest?
  • What animals did you see?
  • How did you feel when you reached the top?
  • Was it difficult? Why?
  • Draw a picture of yourself at the of Mount Everest or the Himalayan Brown Bear, Fox and Pika

Letter Template

Postcard Template

Keeping Active:

You can do some exercise with The Body Coach.

Something Fun:

Can you have a try at doing some arty inspired Maths?


Keep in touch – remember any work you have completed can be emailed to us to be marked. This can be typed work or a photo.

Stay safe.

Mrs Samways and Miss Castell