Year 5 Home Learning 12.05.2020

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!




You are focusing on the prefixes in-, im-, ir- and il- this week. How do the prefixes change the meaning of the root word?


inactive, inaccurate, incapable, immature, impolite, impatient, irregular, irresponsible, illegal , illegible


Group 2 and 3:

This week you are focusing on words that have silent letters in them.


island, knight, solemn, sword, wrestle, knock, answer, honest, knowledge, rhythm, knew


Write each word in your spelling list using 2 different colours. Write the consonants in one colour and the vowels in another colour.



Task 1: Can you complete the number sequences?

Tues Starter

Task 2: We are using some of the lessons produced by BBC Bitesize this week as a revision of some of the learning we have covered so far in Year 5. Today we would like you to complete a lesson about prime and square numbers:

There are 3 videos to watch first and then 1 interactive activity to do , then a worksheet to do.

Here  is the worksheet:

Activity 1:

Square & prime numbers Tues



We would like you to answer the following questions about Chapter 4.

Ted and the Flying Fruits questions Chpt 4



Task 1: Complete the 3 activities focused on using the correct nouns and pronouns.

Tues Nouns and Pronouns

Task 2: Now that you have seen Ted react in a range of situations, can you write a character profile about him? Complete this task on Purple Mash.

Think about:

  • His appearance
  • His ambitons
  • His personality
  • His strengths
  • His weaknesses
  • Use evidence from the story to support your opinions



There are three main mountain ranges in the Americas: The Andes in South America, and the Rockies and Appalachians in North America.

Choose at least 1 of the mountain ranges and create a fact file or a poster about it.


  • geographical location
  • age
  • key features
  • a star fact


Keeping Active:

You can do some  exercise with The Body Coach.


Something Fun:

How many of these challenges can you complete today? Let us know!

Daily Challenge Tues


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