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Welcome to Year 5's Home Learning Page!


This page will be used to set weekly tasks throughout the time we are not at school. In addition to the pack sent home, work will be uploaded on a weekly basis to continue the learning that would have happened in school . Please ensure you are working at your own pace to complete tasks and do not feel as though each task must be completed in one sitting, whatever works best for you!
I hope that both you and your families are safe and healthy at this difficult time. I look forward to seeing each one of you again soon. 
Miss Scanlon

As per the text messages you were sent, we now have a class email address which is year5@stjosephscatholicprimary.org 
I will be checking the email regularly and will endeavour to reply to all emails within 24 hours, Monday to Friday. Please ensure that only parents use this email address and you do not allow your child to email me. Please feel free to email me if you have any difficulties or questions regarding the work I have set for home learning. 



New tasks will be added on Friday 5th June.


I'd love to see what you have been doing at home! If you have any home learning activities for me to see then please have these emailed to me by a parent. They may even be featured on this page!
* WEEK BEGINNING 25th MAY - 5th JUNE *

As it is half term, there will be no work set for the upcoming two weeks. This is a time for you to relax and have some fun with your families at home. Below I have attached a Half Term Bingo filled with some fun activities for you to complete.
Always remember to get an adult to send me a photo of what you have been doing by emailing it to year5@stjosephscatholicprimary.org
*WEEK BEGINNING 18th MAY*

A reminder that Thursday 21st May is the celebration of the Feast of the Ascension, the commemoration of the bodily ascension of Jesus into Heaven. Whilst you cannot attend mass at this time, you can watch the Leeds Cathedral masses live on Youtube.

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC-xVdN6rMCG0sSgxk8Rulow
Maths

Below are this week's Maths lessons with some PowerPoints to help you. 
English

Below are this week's English lessons. Included are 5 lessons, a helpful PowerPoint and a text you will need.
RE

This week we will be continuing with our 'Life in the Risen Jesus' topic. This week has a focus on Pentecost. 
History

This week's History looks at the Anglo-Saxon settlement on the island of Lindisfarne and the Viking raids that took place there.
Science

Thinking back to last week's Science lesson, I now want you to apply this to your every day life! What do you, or anyone at home, do that may cause a change. Is this change reversible or irreversible? Draw an image of what you have found and write a description on whether this is reversible or irreversible. 
* WEEK BEGINNING 12th MAY *
Maths

Below are this weeks daily maths lessons with some powerpoints to help you. 
English

Below are this weeks daily English lessons with a reminder powerpoint on relative clauses to help you.
RE

This week's RE lesson is a continuation of the work set last week. Again you will need to read the text before answering the questions. 
History

In this week's History lesson, you'll look at life in Anglo-Saxon villages and see if you can spot Anglo-Saxon place names.
Science

This week's lesson is all about reversible and irreversible changes. You will need to read the powerpoint before completing the activity.
* WEEK BEGINNING 4th MAY*
 

Year 5, I hope you are all keeping well. Have you seen the message from the staff to all of you? If not, go back to the main Home Learning page. We had great fun doing it and would love to hear from you. So here is your opportunity. Make a poster of something you have done with a caption. Get an adult to email it to me at year5@stjosephscatholicprimary.org and one of our talented teachers will make video.

Please note that by sending us your picture you are giving permission for us to share the image on our school website.

I can’t wait to see what you’ve been doing!

Maths

Below are this week's Maths lessons.This week comprises of some extra practise of adding and subtracting decimals before moving onto some shape work. 
It is also important that you continue to use TimesTable Rockstars on a daily basis. Let's try to get everyone accessing this in May!

Attached below is your weekly Arithmetic Paper. Remember, keep a record of how long it takes to complete the paper and try to improve on this!
English

Below are this week's 5 English lessons and a useful document to help you remember how to use modal verbs to indicate degrees of possibility. 
RE

For this week's RE you will need to read all of the information provided before completing the activities. 

 
Science

This week's Science lesson will be looking back on our 'Changing States' Science topic. This week you will be investigating whether materials are soluble or insoluble. If you don't have the materials on the sheet to test at home then don't worry - just use whatever materials you have access to!
History

This week's History lesson from Mrs Hilton is looking at what life was like for the Anglo-Saxons. 
VE Day

It is a special week this week! On 8th May it is 75 years since the end of World War 2 in Europe - known as VE Day! Here are some activites related to this day. 
* WEEK BEGINNING 27th APRIL *
Maths

The link below will again redirect you to this week's maths lessons. The format remains the same - a teaching video, worksheet and answer sheet. 

https://whiterosemaths.com/homelearning/year-5/

Lesson One - Adding decimals with the same number of decimal places
Lesson Two - Subtracting decimals with the same number of decimal places
Lesson Three - Adding decimals with a different number of decimal places
Lesson Four - Subtracting decimals with a different number of decimal places
Lesson Five - Friday maths challenge!

It is also important that you continue to use TimesTable Rockstars on a daily basis - one SIX children have accessed TimeTable Rockstars this week. 

Attached below is your weekly Arithmetic Paper. Remember, keep a record of how long it takes to complete the paper and try to improve on this!
English

This week's English lesson's begin by recapping relative pronouns and relative clauses through the use of poetry. The 'Relative Clauses Powerpoint' referred to on Day One is saved underneath as a separate document. After poetry the week's focus changes to persuasion. When completing these pieces, make sure you are thinking back to all of the techniques used in your persuasive letters because they were brilliant!

 
This week's word is indestructible
RE

This week sees the introduction of our new RE topic, 'Life in the Risen Jesus'. Below are all of this topic's key words. Your task this week is, using the title and key words, create your very own title page for this topic. You may need to researh any key words you are not sure of before thinking of the best image for your title page. 
History

Two sessions this week for your Anglo-Saxon and Vikings topic. Firstly, looking at where Angles, Saxon and Jutes came from across Europe , then a focus in how Anglo-Saxons ruled England with a specific focus on King Alfred the Great!
* WEEK BEGINNING 20th APRIL *

Welcome back for the summer term Year 5! I hope you have had a restful, happy and holy Easter break. 
Maths

The link below will again redirect you to this weeks Maths lessons. The theme of decimals will be continued this week. 

https://whiterosemaths.com/homelearning/year-5/

Lesson One - Adding decimals within one
Lesson Two - Subtracting decimals within one 
Lesson Three - Complements to one
Lesson Four - Adding decimals - crossing the whole
Lesson Five - Friday maths challenge to be revealed!

It is also important that you continue to use TimesTable Rockstars on a daily basis - not everyone has accessed this whilst being at home yet. 

Attached below is your weekly Arithmetic Paper. Remember, keep a record of how long it takes to complete the paper and try to improve on this!
English

For the first three lessons this week there will be a focus on poetry. You will read and perfrom poetry before producing your own peice. Within this, there will also be a recpa on noun phrases and how to use these effectively. Once completed, the focus changes to using commas accurately within writing. 
RE

To compelete our 'Reconciliation' topic, this week you will need to produce a 'How to go to Confession' booklet. All of the information you will need is included in the worksheet below; however, be careful - rhe information is not under the correct heading. You will need to match the information to the correct part of Reconciliation before creating your booklet. 
History

This week's History lesson looks at the Vikings, including where they came from and how they fit into British History.

* WEEK BEGINNING 6th APRIL*
Maths

The link below will redirect you to the White Rose Maths Hub wesbite where there are 5 lessons to be completed. For each lesson there are fluency questions as well as more complicated reasoning and problem solving acitivities. Please ensure you are watching the teaching video prior to answering any questions and are checking all answers using the answer sheet once completed. 

https://whiterosemaths.com/homelearning/year-5/

Lesson One - Rounding Decimals
Lesson Two - Order and Comapre Decimals
Lesson Three - Understand Percentages
Lesson Four - Percentages as Fractions and Decimals
Lesson Five - Equivalent Fractions, Decimals and Percentages

It is also important that you continue to use TimesTable Rockstars on a daily basis - not everyone has accessed this whilst being at home yet. 

Attached below is your weekly Arithmetic Paper. Remember, keep a record of how long it takes to complete the paper and try to improve on this!
English 

Below are this week's English lessons based on the animation of the book, 'Tuesday'. The link for the animation is below and will need to be watched in it's entirity before any of the weekly writing or grammar activities can be completed. 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=A6Uvxjsooik
 
There will also be a 'Word Study' once a week for you to complete. This week's word is, 'murky'. Reasearch the meaning of the word and then complete the word study sheet below. 
RE

This week for RE, we are going to take a break from our 'Reconciliation' topic and instead concentrate on the upcoming Holy Week. Below are images interpreting each station of the cross. You will firstly need to order them in the correct order before writing a short description about each station next to the image. If you do not have access to a printer, then simply sketch an image of the station before writing your description next to it. 
Geography

This week's Geography lesson focuses on the deforestation of Brazil and impacts this has on the environment and animals living in that habitat. Mrs Hilton has also provided lots of other activities for you to complete!
Science

Continuing with our Science topic, 'Living Things and their Habitats', this week's Science lesson will need you to combine all of your understanding of life cycles by comparing the life cylces of insects, mammals, birds, amphibians and plants. You will need to read the 'Comparing Life Cycles' first before completing the activity. 
PE

It is vitally important that throughout your time at home you are remaining as active as possible! Every morning at 9:00am Joe Wicks (The Body Coach) is live streaming a PE lesson for all children. Don't worry - if you miss the 9:00am live streaming, the videos remain on his YouTube channel for you to complete at any point throughout the day. This is a fantastic and very fun way to keep active during this period. 

https://www.youtube.com/user/thebodycoach1/videos

This week, as you should now be familiar with the Joe Wicks work outs, I want you to choose one day and create a work out poster outlining the exercises performed within the half an hour. 
Music

A weekly music challenge for you all! 
Challenge One - Learn a song off by heart.
Challenge Two - Can you write your own lyrics to a part of the same tune?

The Diocesan Choral Singing programme (Miss Haigh) has put together some short Youtube clips. You can now continue your weekly choral singing lessons from home. 

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCtNm5LriOA7nlXvnKuX_-PA/videos
* WEEK BEGINNING 30th MARCH *
Maths

Please click the link below to redirect you to the White Rose Maths webpage. On here, there are 5 lessons. Each lesson comprises of a video teaching the skill, an acitivity sheet and an answer sheet.  These lessons are continuing the learning we have completed together in class.

https://whiterosemaths.com/homelearning/year-5/

Day One - Decimals up to 2 decimal places 
Day Two - Decimals as fracitons
Day Three - Decimals as fractions (second lesson)
Day Four - Understand thousandths 
Day Five - Thousandths as decimals

It is also vitally important that whilst at home you are continuing to practice times tables, increasing the speed at which you can recall times table facts. Times Table Rockstars is the perfect way to do this and is an acitivity that should be completed each day. 

In addition, each week there will be a Year 5 Arithemetic Paper to complete. Use these as a competition for yoursleves - try to complete them quicker each week! 
English

Below is a series of 5 English lessons. Throughout the week there are elements of reading comprehension, writing tasks, grammar activities and more creative elements themed around the text of the day. Included within each days tasks are lots of worksheets but don't worry, if you are unable to print these you can use them as a template and complete the tasks on paper instead. 
The link below provides a very detailed explanation of what adverbials are to help remind you when completeing the grammar work. 

https://www.theschoolrun.com/what-are-fronted-adverbials

There will also be a 'Word Study' once a week for you to complete. This week's word is, 'absurd'. Reasearch the meaning of the word and then complete the word study sheet below. 
RE

Continuing our 'Reconciliation' RE topic, this lesson will allow you to fully understand the meaning of sin and reflect on how sin hurts us, others and our relationship with God. 
Geography

Continuing with our 'Brazil and the Rainforest' topic, this week's Geography lesson from Mrs Hilton is all about urbanisation in Brazil. You will be looking at the pull and push factors of rural Caatinga and the busy capital city of Brasilia.

 
Science

Continuing with our Science topic, 'Living Things and their Habitats', this week's Science lesson will allow you to deepen your understanding of life cycles by comparing the life cylce of an insect and an amphibian. You will need to read the PowerPoint presentation first, then use the clue cards in order to answer the activity sheet.
PE

It is vitally important that throughout your time at home you are remaining as active as possible! Every morning at 9:00am Joe Wicks (The Body Coach) is live streaming a PE lesson for all children. Don't worry - if you miss the 9:00am live streaming, the videos remain on his YouTube channel for you to complete at any point throughout the day. This is a fantastic and very fun way to keep active during this period. 

https://www.youtube.com/user/thebodycoach1/videos
Music

A weekly music challenge for you all! 
Challenge One - Learn a song off by heart.
Challenge Two - Can you write your own lyrics to a part of the same tune?

As well as this, Myleene Klass will be uploading music lessons onto her YouTube channel to teach some musical techniques and vocabulary. 

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCQh2wgJ5tOrixYBn6jFXsXQ