Year 5 Online Learning 04.02.21

Happy Thursday Year 5!

All of your work for today has been set for you on Google Classroom for you today.

You have a task to complete for Spellings, Reading, Maths, English and History. There is also a link to listen to an extract of a book read by its author at the end of your school day!

We have also set these tasks on Purple Mash, just in case you have difficulties in accessing Google Classroom.

Stay safe.

Mrs Samways and Miss Castell


Morning Challenge:

Here’s a little something to get your brain warmed up this morning! How many of these challenges can you complete today?



All of your spellings this week are called statutory spellings. They are spellings that you find tricky to remember and you just have to learn them as whole words!

experiment, knowledge, ordinary, separate, various, extreme, increase, guard, although, heart

Task 1: Can you write each of your spelling words using your favourite spelling strategy? This could the pyramid strategy, rainbow writing, writing the word backwards. Have a go practising the spelling of each word, ready for you spelling test tomorrow.



Today we are going to learn all about fractions this week– what they are and using them to solve some maths problems!

Task 1:

Choose a level and an area of maths (addition, multiplication etc) each day and see how many questions you can answer correctly today?

Task 2: Watch this video:

Complete the questions about identifying and naming equivalent fractions.



We are going to continue to read the book called ‘Silver Secrets of the Golden Hind’ and you are going to read Chapter 2 today and complete the online multiple choice quiz afterwards on Purple Mash.



We are going to continue our unit of work based on the book called ‘The Viewer’ this week. We are continuing to use the Oak Academy to help us teach you this unit.

Task 1: Watch this video first focused around writing a diary entry and it will ask you to complete some tasks throughout the video:

Task 2: complete the task, based on your ideas from the video.



Task 1: Watch this video about the conclusion of the Gun Powder Plot.

  • What happens to Guy Fawkes?
  • How was the plot found out?
  • If you were in this position, what would you do?

Task 2: Can you re-tell the story of the Gunpowder plot in 6 steps?

Think about the main events from the start of the plotting, how was it discovered and what happened to the plotters? Use the images in this document to help you and write at least 2 detailed sentences for each image.

Class Reader:

Listen to an extract from the book called ‘Artemis Fowl’, read aloud by the author Eoin Colfer.

Hope you enjoy it!