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Year 5 Blended Learning

This page is for year 5 children who are stuck at home self-isolating at the moment.

We're sorry you can't be with us right now - we miss you!

While you're at home, it's important that you carry on learning so we have set out the work that we expect you to complete until you return to school.

Work through the activities below, one day at a time.

Email your completed work to y5@north-borough.kent.sch.uk

Work will be marked on a weekly basis.

 

We love our books!  Check out the Book Bonanza padlet and add your own recommended reads.  What do you think YOUR teacher should read next and why?

  Don't forget to practise on  and  every day!   

Week beginning 12th October 2020

Day 1

Reading 

Treason by Berlie Doherty

Click Here for the task

Click above and read the text very carefully.  What does Berlie Doherty want you to feel?  Why is there an 'agonising silence'?

 

Which word in the extract is the most powerful?  Why?

"I did look at him then, with a start of shock.  I thought of the sweltering darkness of Newgate Prison, with its smell of vomit and fear.  I thought of the stripes of blood on my father's side.  There was a long, agonising silence."

 

English 

Treason: use inference

Look carefully at the picture.  Choose 3 different nouns, verbs, adverbs, adverbials, determiners, prepositions to help describe it.  

Use your word choices to help you write detailed sentences about the image.

Can you link the image to our story?

Tudor Garden Picture Processor

 

Maths 

Mental Addition and Subtraction

Watch the videos on the first slide of the powerpoint.

Complete the worksheet using partitioning to add together numbers.

Topic 

Tudor House Museum

 

Now that you have decided what your website should include, write the text and design your webpages.  You should include accurate factual information about life in Tudor times as well as helpful information for visitors.

Do you need to draw a map?

Add pictures, drawings or photographs of Tudor furniture, paintings or artefacts.

 

Would YOU like to visit this museum?  Have you included fun activities for children?

www.tudorworld.com

 

 

Day 2

Reading 

To share opinions about a text

book review template.pdf

 Write a review based on Treason or The Queen's Token.

What did you like/not like about the story?  Was the ending what you expected?

English 

Treason: Infer about a character

You will find extracts from the book here: 

https://padlet.com/cworrall6/d0h9kop894n0gv14 

Describe the character of Will Montague.  What does he look like and how does he behave?  How does he treat servants and 'common people' at the start of the book, in the middle and at the end?

What do you think Will learns during the story?

If you could talk to Will at different times in the story, what would you say to him?

Maths 

Column Addition

Watch the videos on the second slide of the powerpoint.

Complete the worksheet using column addition. 

Topic 

Tudor House Museum

Information Boards

Think about the most important exhibits in the museum.  Do you have a suit of Henry VIII's armour?  One of Elizabeth I's dresses or wigs?

Write an information board or content for an interactive screen display about it.

You might like to draw a labelled diagram.

www.tudorworld.com

 

Day 3

Reading 

To skim to find specific information

Using the book you are reading at the moment, skim through and list five words that are not familiar to you.

Look them up in a dictionary or online and write in a sentence

English 

Treason: use inference

You will find the book here.  Check which chapter you need: 

https://padlet.com/cworrall6/d0h9kop894n0gv14 

This week you will put together all that you know about Will Montague.

On a large sheet of paper or on screen, create an information wall all about who Will is, who he knows, places he might be and any other information you can work out.

Who might help Will out now that his father is accused of treason?  Make a list of people he might try to write to or visit.  How could they help him?

Hunting Will Montague.pdf

 

 

Maths 

Subtraction on a number line

Watch the videos on the third slide of the powerpoint.

Watch this video.

Complete the activity taking away using a number line. 

Topic 

Tudor House Museum

 

School visits:

What will you offer school groups that want to visit?  Costumed characters and theme days?  Craft activities?  Can you offer a space indoors for them to eat lunch?

Write down your ideas to bring to school or email y5@north-borough.kent.sch.uk

www.tudorworld.com

 

Day 4

Reading 

Skim to find specific information

Looking at a different description of Henry VIII, think about what our character, Will, feels about him.  How and why might this have changed?

Reading Treason Thursday 1st Oct.pdf

English 

Treason: use inference

You will find the book here: 

https://padlet.com/cworrall6/d0h9kop894n0gv14 

This week you will put together all that you know about Will Montague.

On a large sheet of paper or on screen, create an information wall all about who Will is, who he knows, places he might be and any other information you can work out.

Today you need to decide who else might have seen Will running away from Westminster.  Which direction did he go?

Who will you interview and what did they tell you?

Hunting Will Montague.pdf

places William has been.pdf

Maths 

Column Subtraction

Watch the videos on the fourth slide of the powerpoint.

Complete the worksheet using column subtraction. 

Topic 

Tudor House Museum

So many great ideas...

Which big experiences should our visitors have?  Going in the stocks with wet sponges? Learning to dance Tudor-style? Interactive (AR) displays? Touch screens with puzzles or information or videos? 

 

www.tudorworld.com

 

 

Day 5

Reading 

To develop my vocabulary

Choose a word from the Treason extracts read this week or a word from the book you are reading.  Find out what it means and complete a Vocabulary Laboratory grid about it.  

You can draw up your own Vocab Lab sheet on a piece of paper!

Remember: synonyms are words with a similar meaning.  Antonyms are words with an opposite meaning

Vocabulary Laboratory

English 

To explore word class.

In this lesson, we will explore word class. We will focus on identifying nouns, adjectives, adverbs and verbs in sentences. We then explore what prepositions are and identify these in sentences.

Maths 

Using the inverse

Watch the videos on the last slide of the powerpoint.

Go through this powerpoint.

Complete this robot activity using inverse operations.

If you would like an extra challenge complete this second activity.

Topic 

Tudor House Museum

Design a logo for our museum.  Try to have a Tudor theme...

www.tudorworld.com

 

Day 6

Reading 

Find information in a text

Using our Tudor House website, read the information.

Write 5 interesting facts you have found out

English 

Grammar focus: sentences

Simple and Compound sentences  Click on the link and work through the challenges

Maths 

Number bonds

Watch the videos on the powerpoint recapping number bonds.

Work your way through the worksheets and then play the game!

Worksheet 2 

Worksheet 3

Worksheet 4

Worksheet 5

Topic 

Science: Properties of materials

Insulators

You will need: ice cubes, tray or shallow bowl (so you don't have a puddle on the floor!), different materials to wrap the ice cubes in (kitchen paper, bubble wrap, fabric, tissue...?), a timer or clock 

Ice cube challenge:

-Wrap ice cubes separately in different materials and put on a tray

-Check your ice cubes every 3 minutes and note how melted they are

-Which material kept the ice cube as ice for the longest?

Could you try other materials?  

Did you predict which material would be the best insulator?

Photograph your investigation and send it to us at y5@north-borough.kent.sch.uk

 

Day 7

Reading 

Comprehension practice

Read this text

Questions to answer

English 

Grammar focus: sentences

Complex sentences  Click the link and work through the challenges.  Try writing your own complex sentences.

 

Maths 

Counting on and bridging through 10

Watch the videos on the powerpoint recapping counting on and bridging through 10.

Complete the worksheets with a greater challenge each time!

Worksheet 2

Worksheet 3

Worksheet 4

Worksheet 5

Worksheet 6

Topic 

Science: Properties of materials

Insulators

Remember: insulators slow down heat either escaping or getting in!

Have a look at your favourite clothes for a cold day.  Which fabrics are they made from?  How do they trap warm air from your body to keep you cosy?

If you have a magnifying glass or a phone with a zoom feature, have a really close look!

 

Why do we wear hats and scarves in cold weather?

 

Day 8

Reading 

Sequence events in a story

https://padlet.com/cworrall6/d0h9kop894n0gv14

Click on the story 'The Queen's Token' and read the first three chapters.

Draw up a cartoon strip of the story so far.

 

English 

Share opinions about a character

"Will Montague was wrong to run away when his father was arrested".

Do you agree with this statement?

Decide if this is true, false, or not that simple and write your reasons why.

True, False or Not That Simple .pdf

 

Maths 

Partitioning

Watch the videos on the powerpoint recapping partitioning. 

Complete the worksheet.

Watch the videos on the powerpoint recapping mental addition and subtraction. 

Complete the worksheet recapping these methods.

Topic 

Science: Properties of materials

Insulators

 

What keeps your house warm? (not heaters/radiators)  Look carefully at your windows.  Ask your parents about insulation - in the roof or walls?

What is on your floors to keep your feet cosy?

 

Day 9

Reading 

Summarize a text

https://padlet.com/cworrall6/d0h9kop894n0gv14

Click on the story 'The Queen's Token' and read the rest of the story.

Complete the 'In a Nutshell' summary challenge

in a nutshell.JPG

 

English 

Choose precise words

 Complete the Picture Processor, making sure you fill all the boxes in. You can draw up your own grid instead if you wish.

Picture Processor Tower of London.pdf

 

Maths 

Multi step problems

Watch the videos on the powerpoint explaining multi step problems and the best method to help solve them. 

Complete the worksheet / worksheet 2 if your choice. 

Topic 

Science: Properties of materials

States of Matter

Click the link, watch the video and go through the online instructions

Solids, liquids and gases

 

 

 

Day 10

Reading 

To develop my vocabulary

https://padlet.com/cworrall6/d0h9kop894n0gv14

Choose a word from the text that you don't know well.  Look it up in a dictionary or online and complete a Vocabulary Laboratory

vocabulary laboratory.pdf 

 

English 

 To use descriptive language

Using your Picture Processor words from yesterday, write a description of the Tower of London.  You should aim for around 4 paragraphs so you can include lots of different details.

You could be a Tudor prisoner, like Will's father in the story, one of the guards or a member of the public just looking at the building.

Write in full sentences and choose your vocabulary carefully.  Read your writing out loud and edit for accuracy, sense and flow.

Maths 

Investigation day

Using all of the skills you have learnt since the beginning of term, complete an investigation booklet / investigation booklet 2.

Topic 

Science: Properties of materials

States of Matter

Click the link, watch the video and go through the online instructions

heating and cooling