Homework!

This week’s reading recommendation is…

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Reading: Remember to read every day to explore as many books as possible. Your comments should be detailed and try to write a different comment each day.

For example:

Monday – Prediction

What do you think will happen in the next paragraph? Why?
How do you think the story will end? Why?
What will the character choose to do next? Why do you think this?

Tuesday – Comparing and Contrasting

Can you compare one character to another?
How does the character change throughout the text?
What is the most important section in this book and why?
What genre would you say this book is? Why?

Wednesday – Vocabulary

What is the definition of the word and explain how this word is used in the text?
Choose a word and find synonyms and antonyms for it?
What words describe the character? The setting? The atmosphere?

Thursday – Retrieval

Where and when is the story set? How do you know?
Why did the character make the choice they did?
What does the main character think of the other characters? How do you know?
What might the main character be thinking and why?

Friday – The Text

How does the text make you feel? Why?
What atmosphere does the author create and why?
Who would you recommend the book to and why?

Weekend- Your choice of comment!

Spellings: You must practise these spellings in your reading diary in the look, cover, write and check section. Please use this to help you remember your spellings.

  • advice
  • advise
  • device
  • devise
  • licence
  • license
  • practice
  • practise
  • prophecy
  • prophesy

Mental Maths:

Underneath the look, cover, write section, there is a mental math box. Next week we will be covering a range of different maths subjects. For homework this week we would like you to continue to focus on practising your times tables!

Remember to use Times Tables Rockstars to practise at home and keep improving your score!

https://ttrockstars.com/login

Here is an online game where you solve the problems as quickly as you can and then knock down as many pins as you can!

https://mathsframe.co.uk/en/resources/resource/318/Tommys-Trek-Times-Tables

Lost Property

Dear parents/carers,

There is a large container of lost property in the year 5 shared area.

During parent’s evening later, please take the time to take a look for any misplaced items as we will be transferring the contents to the whole school lost property stand, at the end of the week.

With thanks

The Year 5 Team

Homework!

Empty 2 litre fizzy drinks bottle amnesty!

Next week Year 5 will be using plastic bottles in their science, if you have any empty 2 litre fizzy drinks bottles spare please bring them in for the classes to use! They need to be fizzy drinks bottles as these have a particular kind of top.

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This half term we are setting another whole school homework task. We are asking children to write a short piece on the theme: ‘Why is it important that equality exists? Why is Heavers Farm a champion for equality?

We will choose a winner from each year group. The prize will be announced later in the term.

This week’s reading recommendation is…

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Reading: Remember to read every day to explore as many books as possible. Your comments should be detailed and try to write a different comment each day.

For example:

Monday – Prediction

What do you think will happen in the next paragraph? Why?
How do you think the story will end? Why?
What will the character choose to do next? Why do you think this?

Tuesday – Comparing and Contrasting

Can you compare one character to another?
How does the character change throughout the text?
What is the most important section in this book and why?
What genre would you say this book is? Why?

Wednesday – Vocabulary

What is the definition of the word and explain how this word is used in the text?
Choose a word and find synonyms and antonyms for it?
What words describe the character? The setting? The atmosphere?

Thursday – Retrieval

Where and when is the story set? How do you know?
Why did the character make the choice they did?
What does the main character think of the other characters? How do you know?
What might the main character be thinking and why?

Friday – The Text

How does the text make you feel? Why?
What atmosphere does the author create and why?
Who would you recommend the book to and why?

Weekend- Your choice of comment!

Spellings: You must practise these spellings in your reading diary in the look, cover, write and check section. Please use this to help you remember your spellings.

  • bought = past tense of buy
  • thought = past tense of think
  • brought = past tense of bring
  • fought = past tense of fight
  • although = an opposing conjunction
  • rough = having a un even or irregular surface
  • tough = able to endure hardship
  • enough = as much or as many as required
  • cough = expel air from the lungs with a sudden sharp sound
  • though = however

Mental Maths:

Underneath the look, cover, write section, there is a mental math box. Next week we will be covering a range of different maths subjects. For homework this week we would like you to focus on practising your times tables!

Remember to use Times Tables Rockstars to practise at home and keep improving your score!

https://ttrockstars.com/login

Here is an online game where you have to find the answer to the times table question on a sign in the level – press the UP arrow when you are standing in front of the correct sign to check your answer and use the CTRL key to jump on any pesky enemies.

https://mathsframe.co.uk/en/resources/resource/318/Tommys-Trek-Times-Tables

Homework!

As we move through the final term, now would be a great opportunity to check out the Information for Parents section of the blog to identify any areas of Maths you might not be confident in. Use the videos to recap the skills!

https://hfpsy5.wordpress.com/information-for-parents/

This half term we are setting another whole school homework task. We are asking children to write a short piece on the theme: ‘Why is it important that equality exists? Why is Heavers Farm a champion for equality?

We will choose a winner from each year group. The prize will be announced later in the term.

This week’s reading recommendation is…

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Reading: Remember to read every day to explore as many books as possible. Your comments should be detailed and try to write a different comment each day.

For example:

Monday – Prediction

What do you think will happen in the next paragraph? Why?
How do you think the story will end? Why?
What will the character choose to do next? Why do you think this?

Tuesday – Comparing and Contrasting

Can you compare one character to another?
How does the character change throughout the text?
What is the most important section in this book and why?
What genre would you say this book is? Why?

Wednesday – Vocabulary

What is the definition of the word and explain how this word is used in the text?
Choose a word and find synonyms and antonyms for it?
What words describe the character? The setting? The atmosphere?

Thursday – Retrieval

Where and when is the story set? How do you know?
Why did the character make the choice they did?
What does the main character think of the other characters? How do you know?
What might the main character be thinking and why?

Friday – The Text

How does the text make you feel? Why?
What atmosphere does the author create and why?
Who would you recommend the book to and why?

Weekend- Your choice of comment!

Spellings: You must practise these spellings in your reading diary in the look, cover, write and check section. Please use this to help you remember your spellings.

  • adorable = cute
  • valuable = worth a great deal
  • desirable = something which everyone would want
  • believable = something you could believe
  • justifiable = something which is right or reasonable
  • reliable = consistently good in quality or performance
  • dependable = trustworthy and reliable
  • comfortable = something which provides physical ease or relaxation
  • understandable = something you can understand
  • enjoyable = something you find fun

Mental Maths:

Underneath the look, cover, write section, there is a mental math box. Next week we will be covering a range of different maths subjects. For homework this week we would like you to focus on fractions, decimals and percentages. Here’s a video to remind you how to add and subtract fractions:

 

Here’s a video to remind you how to multiply fractions:

Here’s a video to remind you how to divide fractions:

Test your knowledge with this online game matching fractions, decimals and percentages. Simply drag the puzzle piece at the bottom of the screen to connect to an equivalent fraction, decimal or percentage:

https://mathsframe.co.uk/en/resources/resource/120/match_fractions_decimals_and_percentages#.UCdcd2MsCEY

 

Here’s an adventure game to challenge yourself further – you’ll need all your wits about you to guide kung-fu frog through the jungle, jump-kicking through maths problems as you go!