Year 5 Home Learning 29.04.2020

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

We have receiving some amazing learning this week so far, keep up the great work!

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:

peace, piece

scene, seen

mail, male

accept, except

affect, effect

weather, whether


Group 2 and 3:

courageous, mountainous, spacious, dangerous, various, famous, glorious, furious, envious, poisonous, mountainous


Can you put your spelling words into alphabetical order?


Task 1: Are you a maths whizz? Solve the maths problem to find out!

Weds maths challenge

Task 2: You are going to continue to learn about decimals. 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 3 for Summer Term Week 1 – adding decimals with the different number of decimal places

. 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!


You have been assigned a new book to read today. It’s called Ted and the Flying Fruits. We would like you to read Chapter 1 and complete the multiple choice quiz afterwards. This has been set as a 2Do on Purple Mash.

Remember to look at the underlined words as you read the text. These are words you may be unfamiliar with and if you hover over the word, it will tell you its meaning.



Task 1: The names of different countries have all been jumbled up. Can you solve the anagrams to reveal the name of each country?

Weds anagrams

Task 2: Re-read the short story called ‘Ouch’.  Write a paragraph about what happened next. What trouble did the shepherds get themselves into this time?

  • What did the shepherds do?
  • Will they get into another mess?
  • How will the woman trick them this time?
  • Write in the past tense.
  • Include direct speech in present tense.

Weds what happened next



Have a look at the Power Point and complete today’s task.

Lesson 2

Keeping Active:

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


Fun Activity:

Have fun and follow these instructions to make a jumping frog!


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