Year 5 Home Learning 30.04.20

Happy Thursday Year 5! It’s the last day of the month of April, can you believe it?

We can see that some of you have been able to access the class blog on Purple Mash and the online resources. Keep up the great learning!

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 practise writing each of your spelling words backwards? Spelling backwards


Task 1: How many of these word problems can you solve? Thurs maths challenge

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 which can be accessed through this link:

We would like you to complete lesson 4 for Summer Term Week 2 – subtracting 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!


Have a go at writing answers for these questions focusing on Chapter 1 of Ted and the Flying Fruits. Ted and the Flying Fruits questions Chpt 1


Task 1: There are 10 countries that have 9 letters in their name but they have all been muddled up. Can you put the parts of the country names together correctly? Thurs word build

Task 2: Have a go at writing the story again, but from the viewpoint of one of the shepherds. Thurs shepherds viewpoint

  • Use first person (I, me, my)
  • Write in the past tense.
  • Include direct speech in present tense


Complete the 2Do called ‘2DIY3D’ on Purple Mash. Can you design, play and share your own version of a 3D game?

Keeping Active:

Join in with Joe, the Body Coach at 9!

Something Fun:

Can you reach 4 or more levels of your card house? Check out this video showing a cool card house technique and looking forward to hearing how successful you are!


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