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Year 5 Home Learning

Below are activities for you and your child to do during this time at home.  These are what we would cover in school, so completing as many of them as possible will ensure your child’s progress continues:

English

At the end of this section Grendel is killed but this is not the end of the story. Beowulf’s mother, The Sea Witch, comes looking for revenge.

Using what you have learned about traditional monsters and taking clues from her name, draw The Sea Witch and add a brief description underneath. Include lots of great writing techniques such as similes, metaphors, personification, kennings, rich vocabulary and power of 3.

Challenge: Include some Year 5 punctuation such as ; or –

  • Writing Task: The Sea Witch Attacks

Write the next extract of the story explaining what happens when the Sea Witch attacks.

You should:

  • plan your story
  • keep the plot simple
  • create powerful descriptions
  • follow literary tradition

SPaG

Maths

  • Go on to MyMaths and complete all the tasks we have set you. Then go back and complete the games.
  • Work on your times tables up 12 x 12 and other targets you were set in your recent reports.
  • Try some of these websites:

mathsisfun.com

www.topmarks.com

  • Both have lots of games and activities for you to try. Challenge yourself and practise getting faster at answering.

Science

  • Research different materials and how they change states e.g. dissolving, evaporating, freezing, melting
  • You could conduct an experiment to demonstrate your understanding of one or more of these things. If you do - create a poster or PowerPoint to explain what you did and what you learnt from it.

History

  • In class we have assigned different groups a research project to do with different areas within life and culture. We are comparing this area in the eras of Anglo Saxon, Viking and Roman.
  • How was clothing/farming/religion different for each era?
  • Complete a project on Sutton Hoo:

What was it?

What were the findings?

What did it tell us about Anglo Saxon Britain?

Creative project

  • The Bayeux Tapestry shows a series of events during the Anglo Saxon era
  • Create your own design that depicts a series of events either from your life or history
  • Diorama : create a miniature scene in a box linked to any part of our current learning: Anglo Saxon, Vikings, Materials, Beowulf
  • If you haven’t got the materials at home, draw a diagram of the diorama you would have created