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Wednesday 29th April

Hi Everyone

Hope you are all okay.

Here is your work for today.

First Session - Spelling and Grammar

Please take the next five words off the spelling list ( physical,prejudice, privilege, profession,programme. ) Learn what they mean and how to spell them. Write each word in a sentence and put it in your exercise book.

Today we are learning about similes and metaphors. Click below and watch the two videos and then do activity one and two. If you want to challenge yourself further, you can do activity three and the extension task.

Second Session - Literacy

Read the following two extracts about snakes, making a note of any key words or phrases used :

Predators and Most feared Creatures

Now watch ' Iguana vs Snakes ' scene taken from planet Earth II :

Imagine you are the new David Attenborough or Steve Backshall and have been asked to narrate this scene ( be the voice over for the scene)

Write the narrative you would say to accompany this scene.

Try to include lots of facts about snakes using the key words and phrases you have jotted down.

You may wish to read aloud your voice over to a family member and, if possible, record it to send to me !


Third Session - Maths

Fluency - Negative Numbers

Click below , watch the video and do activity one. If you want to extend your learning further do activity two.



Then google - White Rose Maths Free Maths teaching resources.

1. Click on home learning

2. Scroll down and click on year 5 ( pink box )

3. Click on week 1

4. Do lesson 3 - Decimals as fractions 2

5. Play video and do sheet.

6. You can either put your answers in your book or print off the sheet and write your answers on it.

7. Then check your answers.


Fourth Session

Before school closed, you researched and designed an Ancient Greek pot with Mrs Woolley.

Please use you ideas from school to create an Ancient Greek pot. You can use any resources you can find e.g clay , playdough , salt dough , cardboard , plastics or natural resources.

Please put your designs in your exercise book and send me a photo of your completed pot. This might take you some time to complete. Therefore just send it when completed !

If you are finding it difficult to remember your designs. Look at the powerpoint below and then use one of the templates provided to do your design. 

Greek pots

Greek vase templates

Fifth Session

Look at the poster about Captain Tom Moore. He has been a hero in the last few weeks. Create a poster about somebody in your local community that has been a hero. It might even be a family member !

Take care everyone

Mrs Cheetham