Year 5 Home Learning 10.06.2020

Hello Year 5, it’s the middle of the week already! 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!



gently, simply, easily, happily, frantically, dramatically, angrily, frequently, immediately, abrasively


Group 2 and 3:

hesitancy, discrepancy, infancy, vacancy, tenancy, occupancy, buoyancy


Practise your spelling using the pyramid strategy today.



Task 1: Can you identify and measure the different types of angles? This is a 2Do on Purple Mash.

Task 2: You are going to continue to learn about fractions this week. Today you are going to focus on finding fractions of an amount.

Watch the video using this link:

Complete the activity:

Fractions-of-an-amount Weds


Continue to read our book this week is called ‘The Great Marvello’ and today, we would like you to read Chapter 4 and complete the multiple choice quiz afterwards. This has been set as a 2Do on Purple Mash.



Task 1: Research and write an accurate definition for each of the verbs.

Weds starter

Task 2: Look at the image of ‘The Magic Library’ and read the story starter. How does the story continue? Write the ending.

The Magic Library Weds


Keeping Active:

Make sure you take regular work breaks and join in with the body Coach – P.E. with Joe at 9 a.m.


Something fun!

We would like you to continue working on the project for the week, focused around the theme of ‘jungle’.

  • Choose an animal a day, do some research about it and choose a way to present it (a fact file, poster, information text, leaflet etc)
  • Aim to include an image of your animal, and include a caption in each piece of work.
  • Animals to research:
    • Macaw
    • Anaconda
    • Spider Monkey
    • Jaguar
    • Leaf cutter Ant
    • Capybara
    • Tarantula


Research questions:

  • What kind of animal is it?
  • Describe its appearance
  • Where does it live?
  • What does it eat? How does it catch/get its food?
  • Include an interesting fact or 2!


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