Home Learning will be posted on the class webpage each week. There will be a list of spellings, along with an activity linked to our learning in class. Children will also have access to a range of books and activities on Bug Club and can practise their times tables on the TimesTables Rockstars app. Children will be tested on their spellings and times tables each week.
Homework WC 28/06/21
English - This week for English we would like the children to write 3-5
sentences about the image below using personification.
Personification is when you give human qualities to an object or animal. It adds interest or understanding to a poem or story.
E.g. Lightning danced across the sky.
The wind howled in the night.
Maths - This week for Maths, we would like the children to complete the worksheet below on converting kilometres to metres.
Grammar - We would like the children to complete the worksheet below on parenthesis.
Spelling - This weeks spellings are; boastful, faithful, doubtful, fearful, thankful, beautiful, pitiful, plentiful, merciful and fanciful.
Big Bee Challenge - This week children could also design a bee friendly garden as part of BBC 2 Big Bee Challenge. The winner will have their garden designed at an NHS Trust Centre for young people and children. Details can be found at BBC Radio 2 - Radio 2's Big Bee Challenge - How to Enter
Homework WC 21.06.21
English - Complete a paragraph using the story starter and image below.
It had been an ordinary day for Jack, until the rain came...
Maths - This week for Maths we are focusing on Symmetry. Complete the worksheet below on Symmetry and drawing symmetrical shapes. If you do not have a printer, try drawing some shapes using a ruler and then drawing on the lines of symmetry for that shape.
Spelling - Here are this weeks spelling;
overthrow, overturn, overslept, overcook, overreact, overuse, overestimate, overpaid, overlook, overbalance.
Grammar - Complete the worksheet on Modal Verbs.
Homework WC 14.06.21
English - This week for English we would like the children to complete the sentence challenges below based on the image below.
Can you make a list of verbs to show how the shadows move?
Can you improve this sentence using one one them?
The shadows went across the car park.
Can you make a list of verbs to show how the people moved?
Can you improve this sentence using one of them?
The elderly man walked across the car park.
Maths - Complete the worksheet below on translation and rotation.
Spelling - Here are a list of spelling words for this weeks spelling test. All words start with the prefix de- or re-.
deflate, deform, decode, decompose, defuse, recycle, rebuild, rewrite, replace, revisit.
Grammar - Please follow the link and watch the videos, complete the quiz and activities on Relative Clauses. Using relative clauses - Year 5 - P6 - English - Home Learning with BBC Bitesize - BBC Bitesize
Homework WC 07.06.21
English - This week for English we would like children to improve the sentence below based on the image below.
Something bad had happened. Something had gone wrong. Objects started going around the room. The girls started going around the room.
Maths - Please complete the worksheet below on polygons. Children can also complete timetables Rockstars.
Spelling - The following words are our focus spellings for this week.
Definite, desperate, literate, secretary, stationary, dictionary, Wednesday, familiar, original, animal.
Science - Our focus this term is famous scientists and inventions. For Science this week we would like children to research David Attenborough and find five facts about him.
Half Term Homework
Below are a range of worksheets and activities for children to complete over the half term. There is also the Reading Challenge, Maths Challenge and History Blogging challenge to take part in, all of which can be found on twitter.
Homework WC 17.05.21
Maths - Please complete the worksheet below on angles.
SPaG - This weeks spellings are sincere, interfere, sphere, adhere, severe, persevere, atmosphere, mere, hemisphere, austere.
English - This week for English we would like children to look at the image below and use their senses to describe what it is like to be in the woods.
What sounds could you hear in the woods?
Are the sights and sounds of the woods different at different times of day?
Homework WC 10.05.21
English - This week in English we are looking at Recounts. We would like children to write a recount about a day of their choice. Children need to include time conjunctions, write in the past tense and in first person. These recounts can be written on the class blog.
Maths - We would like children to complete the worksheet below to help them practice arithmetic style questions.
Science - In science this week we have been looking at life cycles of different animals. We would like children to research and compare the life cycle of a bird and a rabbit. Children can use diagrams or written methods to record their research.
Spelling - This week's focus is on Adverbials of Place. The following list are the children's spelling words for this week.
nearby, everywhere, nowhere, inside, downstairs, outside, upstairs, underneath, behind, somewhere.
Homework WC 03.05.21
English - "Mayan farmers lived a harder life than Mayan slaves". Write a short argument for and against this statement. Use evidence to support your arguments, this evidence can be found through research online.
Maths - Complete the Maths worksheet below on decimal sequences. Children must work our what the sequence rule is and the complete the sequence following the rule.
SPaG - Complete the worksheet writing sentences including adverbs of possibility. Children only need to complete page 1 of the worksheet and will find an example on the sheet.
Spelling - This weeks spellings are; previously, finally, lately, yesterday, tomorrow, later, immediately, earlier, eventually, recently.
Homework WC 26.04.21
English - Children to write a short explanation text on one of the following topics. Try to include time connectives and a short introduction. This only needs to be one short paragraph.
How does your favourite computer game work?
How do you make toast with butter?
Why do traffic lights change colour?
This work can be hand written with a photo posted on twitter or written on a blog.
Maths - Complete the Maths worksheet posted below, on adding and subtracting decimals.
SPaG - Complete the worksheet below on Modal Verbs.
History - Research some facts about life as a Mayan Slave.
It’s Science Week! (5th March – 14th March) and the theme is ‘Innovating for the future’
To celebrate this special week, we are hosting a poster competition all around this theme!
Read the letter below for more details:
(Please hand in all entries to your child’s Class Teacher by Friday 26th March so they can be judged)
Year 5 Homework - WC 07.12.20
This week for English we would like the children to write a short story following on from the story starter below. The stories can be posted on the blog. Try to include expanded noun phrases, similes, adverbs and a metaphor.
It's the day before Christmas, sparkling snow has started to dance through the sky and fall gently to the frozen ground. I am just getting settled in front of the fire with a cosy, sweet cup of delicious hot chocolate when the phone rings. It's Santa!! He has phoned, coughing and sneezing and full of cold to tell me he won't be well until Boxing Day and needs me to deliver all the presents! I tell him not to worry and get on with hatching a plan to save Christmas.
This week in Maths we would like children to complete the worksheet below on Area.
Here are this weeks spelling words;
vegetable, vehicle, bruise, soldier, stomach, recommend, leisure, privilege, occur, neighbour.
This week we are focusing on using Parenthesis. Children are to complete the worksheet below on adding parenthesis to a sentence. There is a link below to a video for extra guidance on using parenthesis, which some children may find useful.
Year 5 Homework WC 30.11.20
This week in English, are focusing on writing Instructions. We have been talking about how important it is to write detailed, clear instructions. For homework this week, we would like children to write their own instructions on creating their favourite sandwich. Remember to include imperative verbs and time adverbials and to be detailed.
Please complete the worksheet below on Calculating Perimeter. Children only need to complete page one of the worksheet.
Complete the worksheet below on parenthesis. There is a PowerPoint to remind children of parenthesis and how to use it. Children only need to complete page 1 and 2 of the worksheet.
This week we are focusing on significant, religious people. We would like children to research some facts about the Ghandi. This research can be recorded on the blogs. You can include:
Full name and date of birth
Early Life - What was his life like growing up?
Work - What did he do for work?
Beliefs - What religion is he?
Awards - Has he been given any awards? If yes, what were they for?
Year 5 Homework WC 23.11.20
This week in English, we are writing a non-chronological report on the Vikings. To make your report standout, I would like you to research a fun fact that can be included in your report about Vikings. Try to find something totally new that we haven't already learnt about and that will add a really interesting touch to your report.
This week in Maths, we have been looking at dividing by 10, 100 and 1000. Please complete the sheet below on Dividing by 10, 100 and 1000. The worksheet is in three sections with each section getting slightly trickier.
The link below is to a video that may help anyone who needs a reminder on division.
This weeks spellings are words ending in the suffix '-ment'. Here are the spelling words for this week.
equipment, environment, government, parliament, enjoyment, document, management, movement, replacement, statement.
This week in Science, we are testing the effects of air resistance. Your challenge this week is to create a parachute that can stop an egg from getting smashed when dropped from a height (we suggest this experiment be conducted outdoors!) You can attach the egg in any way you feel is safe but it shouldn't be wrapped in lots of layers as the only thing protecting the egg from being smashed should be the parachute and air resistance. We suggest dropping the egg from a height between 1m-2m. Have fun experimenting and share your results on twitter or the blog! The link below gives you an idea on how it can be done but you can create your parachute in any way you like!
Year Five Homework WC 16.11.20
This week in English, we have been conducting research to inform our Viking Information Leaflets, which we will be writing next week. To help them with this I would like the children to research what foods Viking ate and post their findings on the blog.
Please complete the worksheet below on square numbers to consolidate our learning from this week.
This weeks spellings are all modal verbs.
can, could, may, might, must, shall, should, will, would, ought.
This week we have been looking at Viking settlements and where they were on the map. I would like children to use google maps to locate the following Viking Settlements on the map.
Shetland, Orkney and The Hebrides,
Leicester, Nottingham, Derby, Stamford and Lincoln
Year 5 Homework WC 09.11.20
This week we have been writing our own Kenning poem about Vikings. We would like the children to write their own Kenning poem on the blog on a topic of their choice. Children from our class can then comment on each blog to see if they can guess what the poem is about. There is some guidance on Kenning Poems below.
This week in Maths we are learning about multiples and factors. We would like children to complete the worksheet on factors below.
This weeks spelling words for this week are;
wrestle, wrapper, island, aisle, debris, mortgage, castle, yacht, guarantee, guilty.
We have been looking at 'forces' in Science this week. We would like children to complete a drawing showing the forces acting on a skydiver. Children need to remember that the size of the arrow indicates the size of the force acting on an object.
Maths Homework Sheet
Kenning Poem Guidance
Year 5 Half Term Homework
The children have all worked really hard this half term and have made some fantastic progress. Over half term we would like the children to complete the following activities and post pictures of their work on twitter or on the class blog.
We would like children to write a book review on the blogs. The children can choose any of their favourite books to write their review on and there is a 'Book Review' template on the blogs to help them.
To access the template go to Macaw Class Blog Homepage-> at the top of the page click on the 'Write' option and scroll to the second option down that says 'Book Review'.
This half term we would like children to practice their times tables. We would also like them to complete the Addition and Subtraction activity sheet below and complete the worksheet on Graphs and Tables. This will really help them when we continue with our learning on reading graphs and tables after half term.
As we continue with our learning on Vikings and the Anglo-Saxons, we would like children to make their own Viking Flat Bread following the recipe below. You can then post a review of the bread on our Class Blog with the title 'Viking Bread Review'.
After half term, our Science topic will be Forces. We would like children to come up with their own science experiment to show the effects of gravity. Children can then write on the blog explaining what their experiment was and if it was successful. For example, children may time how many seconds it takes objects of different weights to fall from a set height. They could then write a conclusion to show how weight effects gravity.
We would love if the children of Macaw Class could go on a walk to search for signs of Autumn. This could be leaves that are changing colour, conkers, pictures of frost or dew on grass, sunsets and sunrises, pumpkins or Halloween decorations and much more. These pictures can be posted on the class twitter page to share our images of Autumn with our school community.
Year 5 Homework WC 05.10.20
Year 5 Homework 28.09.20
Year 5 Homework 21.09.20
Year 5 Homework WC 14.09.20
Calling all Norbridge Eco Warriors!
Next week is #RecycleWeek2020.
We know many of you are already great at recycling at home and in school. To promote this message, we are holding a whole school competition. All you have to do is design your own Recycling logo to go on the recycling bin in your classroom.
Create your designs at home and then tweet a picture so they can be judged by our School Council. Make sure your design is bright and bold so it stands out for all of your class to see and to prompt them to recycle their waste. You may wish to personalise the logo to match your class bird. Please tweet your logos to your own class and @NorbridgeEco by Friday 25th September. We cannot wait to see all of your fantastic logos!