Home Learning Week 2
Write 150 – 250 words about your favourite thing. This could be a topic like football or baking, or be really specific. Do NOT treat it like a story though – we are aiming for a non-fiction (factual) style of writing. You can find examples here .
Try the activity below about relative clauses.
Spelling – You are more than welcome to continue with the list I’ve already provided.
However, if you would like a specific focus, then investigate the spelling of ‘ough’. It’s a very interesting string of letters that comes up in lots of different words! See how many you can find.
After two weeks of being at home, what are the 5 things you miss most about your classroom? What are the 5 things you miss most about the school day?
Even the most stubborn of you can find 5 things…when I’m back in school I’d like to share these with the staff – we all miss the sound of you echoing round the corridors for example!
I’ve been sent this brilliant link for practicing Maths against the clock at differing levels. I would recommend doing some of this every day.
This is one that requires a bit of patience and a bit of careful thinking. Don't be put off by the problem at first!
Whilst I think it would be most sensible to focus on the addition and subtraction ones to start with,
there are 6 different activities here that can stretch your Maths and may take a couple of days to get your head around!
One of my favourite Maths games that practices a Year 5 skill (needs some dice):
More from the British Science Museum this week. They have a whole booklet of ‘Kitchen-based Science’ which you can look through. I’m aware resources are fairly short in supply, so please look through carefully before you choose one. However, there is an excellent one that just needs a glass of water and gives you an excuse to get outside and test it…
One of the areas of Geography we have to look at is the impact of physical features on human geography. In school we would be looking at why many of the world’s towns and cities are built around rivers.
This week, come up with a list of the top 10 reasons why rivers are important to humans. Some reasons (like transport) can be split into more than one reason. Feel free to extend this to more than ten.