Year 5 Home Learning 11.06.2020

Happy Thursday Year 5!

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


Can you write each of your spellings backwards today?



Task 1: Can you recognise and sort square and cube numbers? This is a 2Do on Purple Mash today.

Task 2: You are going to continue to learn about fractions this week. Today you are going to focus on fractions as operators.

Watch the video using this link:

Complete the activity:

Fractions-as-operators Thurs


We would like you to answer the following questions about Chapter 4 of the book, The Great Marvello.

The Great Marvello Questions Chpt 4


Task 1: Take the quiz and see how many you can get correct. This quiz is focused on improving your vocabulary choices. Let us know what your score was!

Task 2: Write persuasive letter. Remember to click on each item in the ‘Think about’ to give you lots of ideas and tips for writing your review.  This is a 2Do task on Purple Mash for you today.


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