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Year 5 Homework

22.03.19 - English homework

In our English lessons, we have been learning about explanation texts. We have looked at the features which are included and how they are structured. In a couple of weeks, we are going to write an explanation about how paper planes fly. Before Wednesday 3rd April, research how paper planes fly. Make notes, in your own words, on the information you have found so that you have a good understanding of ‘why’. Check to make sure that your information is correct by researching on different sites.

22.03.19 - Spelling homework

Rule: adding suffixes and prefixes. Choose 6 words that are that contain suffixes and prefixes and learn how to spell them confidently.

15.03.19 - Science homework

During Science week, we have learning about forces. We have created our own paper planes or paper helicopters and carried out different enquiries involving these. Have a go at creating ‘the impossible plane’ and test how far your plane can travel. Then, set up your own enquiry for your plane. You could test if the size of the rings affects how far your plane travels or you could test if the material of your plane affects how far it travels, or you could create your own question. The instructions for the impossible plane can be found here.

8.3.19 - Maths homework

Practice adding, subtracting and multiplying fractions, using the sheet that can be found here.

8.3.19 - Spelling homework

Rule: double letters. Choose 6 words that have double letters and learn how to spell them confidently.

8.3.19 - English homework

This week we have been looking at homophones and near homophones. Complete the sheet that can be found here to practice using homophones.

29.2.19 - Maths homework

Practice subtracting mixed number fractions, using the sheet that can be found here.

29.2.19 - Spelling homework 

Rule: adding the suffixes -ant, -ance and -ancy. Choose 6 words that are that use these suffixes and learn how to spell them confidently.

29.2.29 - English homework

Complete the sheet that can be found here, matching words with the correct synonyms and antonyms.

 15.02.19 - Science homework

Become a bird watcher for the week. More information can be found here.

15.02.19 - Spelling homework

Practice the words you got incorrect in this weeks spelling test and learn how to spell them confidently. 

8.2.19 - English homework

Complete the sheets that can be found here to practice some of what we have learnt so far in our SPaG lessons.

8.2.19 - Spelling Homework

Rule: Homophones and near homophones. Choose 6 words that are homophones or near homophones and learn how to spell them confidently. 

1.2.19 - English homework

This week in our English lessons we began our work around biographies. Before we start to plan our own biographies about David Attenborough see what information you can find out about him on the internet. Try to find and print at least 2 web pages. If you can’t print these at home you can send them to our class email (5rw@gomersalprimaryschool.co.uk) and we will print them for you at school.

1.2.19 - Spelling homework

Rule: the 'ee' sound spelt 'ei'. Choose 6 words that contain the 'ei' spelling and learn how to spell them confidently.

 25.1.19 - Maths homework

Have a go at answering these words problems using the bus stop method we have been practicing this week. Think carefully about what the question is asking you. 

1. A factory makes 5,218 litres of paint a day. One tub holds 3 litres. How many full tubs can they make in one day? How many litres of paint are left over?

2.Debby is making bead necklaces. She wants to use 1,662 beads to make 9 necklaces. If she wants each necklace to have the same number of beads, how many beads will she have left over?

3.8,486 people signed up for a quiz. The organisers of the quiz had to sort them in to teams of 7. How many full teams could enter into the quiz? How many people would be left over?

4.An industrial machine can make 8,186 crayons a day. If each box of crayons has 3 crayons in it, how many full boxes does the machine make a day?

18.01.19 - Maths homework

Have a go at answering these word problems using the long multiplication method we have been practising in our maths lessons.

  1. There are 77 biscuits in a box. A supermarket orders 9,778 boxes. How many biscuits will be in the 9,778 boxes altogether?
  2. Eggs are sold in trays of 24. In a week, a farmer sells 372 trays. How many eggs does he sell in one week?
  3. A football club has an average attendance of 859 people to each match. What is the total attendance for the 29 matches played in a season?
  4. A cinema chain has 28 cinemas. The average weekly attendance in 9,828 people to each cinema. What is the total weekly attendance across the whole chain?
  5. A machine makes 8,521 dice in a week. In a 52-week working year, how many dice are made in a year

18.01.19 - English homework

For your homework, you need to summarise the traditional tale ‘Robin Hood and the Story of the Golden Arrow’. Make sure you summarise each paragraph with a summary sentence and a summary word. Remember: please do not include speech in your sentences. Your homework can be found here.

18.01.19 - Spelling homework

Rule: tricky wordsChoose 6 words that contain the tricky words and learn how to spell them confidently.

11.01.19 - English homework

Complete the sheet that can be found here. turning two sentences into one with a subordinate clause, using relative pronouns. For a challenge, see if you can write your own complex sentence in this way.

11.01.19 - Spelling homework

Rule: double letters. Choose 6 words that contain the double letters and learn how to spell them confidently.

20.12.18 - Geography homework

After the Christmas holiday, we are learning about Brazil and the Amazon rainforest. There are many animals and insects which live in the Amazon rainforest. Read the information (PowerPoint found here) about the creatures that live there and then use your knowledge to create a new rainforest creature (worksheet found here) which could live in all four layers of the Amazon rainforest.

 14.12.18 - English/Spelling homework

Practice the spellings from your spelling test this week. Spellings can be found here.

07.12.18 - English homework

Your homework is to complete the writing competition organised by Whitcliffe Mount. On a piece of paper, write a description of Christmas morning in the trenches in WW2. Entries will be sent up to the school on Thursday 13th December.

07.12.18 - Spelling homework

Rule: -ibly and -ably. Choose 6 words that contain the suffixes -ibly and -ably and learn how to spell them confidently.

30.11.18 - English homework

The library team have set a ‘Christmas Challenge’. Each class have to represent a different gift for the 12 days of Christmas. There is a prize for everyone in the winning class. 5RW are 11 pipers piping and 5DP are 12 drummers drumming. Make 1 of the pipers piping/ drummers drumming. Be creative with your ideas. Can you make it 3D? Can you use a range of materials?

30.11.18 - Spelling homework

Rule: -ible and -able. Choose 6 words that contain the suffixes -ible and -able and learn how to spell them confidently.

22.11.18 - English homework

In History we have learned about Anne Frank and some details about what her life was like. Find out more information about Anne and her family and what her life was like under Nazi rule. You can use the link to help you: https://www.annefrank.org/en/.

23.11.18 - Spelling homework

Rule: silent lettersChoose 6 words that contain silent letters and learn how to spell them confidently.

 16.11.18 - English homework

In History we have learned that Winston Churchill took over from Neville Chamberlin, as Prime Minister, during WW2. Find out more information about Churchill and his rime during the war. Why did he become Prime Minister? What did he achieve in this role? Was he considered a good leader during the war?

16.11.18 - Spelling homework

Rule: double lettersChoose 6 words that contain double letters and learn how to spell them confidently.

09.11.18 - English homework

We are learning about information leaflets and looking at their features. Please can you find real life examples of information leaflets (they need to inform not persuade) and bring them in to school, ready for our lessons this week.

 Alongside this, research what life was like during WW2 for children and for adults. Think about those children who were in the city and those who were in the countryside. Also, research the life of the men who were fighting and those who were not and the role of women at this time. Both pieces of homework are vital for our lessons and need to be brought into school on Wednesday 14th November for 5DP and Thursday 15th for 5RW.

 19.10.18 - English homework

This week in English we have been learning about ‘spoken word’ poems and having a go at performing some ourselves. There are two options for homework this week. You can find another ‘spoken word’ poem you like and learn to perform it with good rhythm and expression. You could choose a poem by one of the poets we have looked at – Michael Rosen or Benjamin Zephaniah, or you could find a new author. Instead, you could write your own ‘spoken word’ poem about a topic of your choice and perform it with good rhythm and expression.

19.10.18 - Spelling homework

 Rule: -able. Choose 6 words that contain the suffix -able and learn how to spell them confidently. 

12.10.18 - Food and nutrition homework

During our food and nutrition day, we have been learning about seasonality. We have used seasonal fruit and vegetables to make two types of soups, cheese stars and fruit pies. At home, make your own dish which uses fruit or vegetables which are in season now. You could follow a recipe or make it up yourself. Get family and friends to try it and record their feedback.

12.10.18 - Spelling homework

Practice the words you got incorrect in this weeks spelling test and learn how to spell them confidently. 

05.10.18 - English homework

Identify verbs in a sentence. The worksheet can be found here.

05.10.18 - Spelling homework

Rule: Homophones. Choose 6 Homophones and learn how to spell them confidently. 

 28.09.18 - English homework

To celebrate the European Day of Languages, Year 5 focused on Italy and the Italian language. For homework, research Italy and the Italian language further. We would like to display some of the homework in our shared area, so be creative.

28.09.18 - Spelling homework

Rule: -ible. Choose 6 words that contain the suffix -ible and learn how to spell them confidently. 

21.09.18 - English homework

Find another text written by Philip Pullman. From the front cover, infer and predict what you think the text will be about. Do you think it is a fiction text? Is it a mystery and suspense story? Who will the characters be? Mind map all your ideas. Then, if you can read an extract from the text, compare your chosen text to Clockwork. Do you think the texts are similar / different? Why? Begin to read the beginning of your chosen text and again compare it to Clockwork.

21.09.18 - Spelling homework

Rule: Letter string ough. Choose 6 words that contain the letter string ough and learn how to spell them confidently. 

14.09.18 - English homework

Use the ‘Cohesion within Paragraphs’ sheet to help write a paragraph about anything of your choosing. In your paragraph, you need to use as many connecting adverbs and adverbials to help your writing flow. The word mat can be found here.

14.09.18 - Spelling homework

Rule: Silent b. Choose 6 words that use the rule silent b and learn how to spell them confidently. 

07.09.18- Maths homework

Practise the times tables so you can recall them confidently.

07.09.18 - English homework

Choose words from the Year 5 and 6 word lists and learn how to spell them. Can you use the words in a sentence?