Year 5 Week 2 30/3/20

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Friday 3rd April – Day 10

ENGLISH

Task 1: Check yesterday’s answers using the sheet provided. How did you do? Do your examples match any of mine? Remember there is more than one answer for each feature.

Task 2: In English today we will be using our knowledge of chapter 30 to write a list poem about Maggie’s escape from Mayor Anderson’s house.

First of all think back to yesterday and the features that you found in Kirsty Applebaum’s writing. (The author of The Middler.) There was:

  • Alliteration
  • Onomatopoeia
  • Repetition
  • Short sentences
  • Powerful verbs
  • Show don’t tell

Before you write your poem, go back and look at chapter 30. What words / phrases can you magpie for your poem?

Create a mind map for all your ideas, using the sheet provided or some paper.

Can you add any other words or phrases that come to mind to describe Maggie’s escape down the side of Mayor Anderson’s house? You could use a thesaurus to help. https://www.thesaurus.com

Now it’s time to write. You need to include:

  • Short sentences to create tension.
  • Repetition of a key phrase to show how Maggie is feeling.
  • Powerful verbs to show what Maggie is doing.

Your poem doesn’t have to be long but needs to create tension and excitement in the reader as Maggie is climbing down the side of the house. Use the sheet provided to write your poem or write it on paper and upload a picture to showbie. Writing on paper will help to keep your handwriting neat.

Here is an example:

Escape
Face fears
One foot down,
Don’t look now
Next foot down,
Don’t look now
Breath bursting
Palms sweating
Foot – hand – foot – hand
Face Fears
Escape
Jump!

Reading regularly is very important. Please spend a bit of time each day reading a book you have at home.

MATHS

We would like you to login to Mathletics live at 11:00am to play with your classmates if you can. This will be a great way to practise your maths fluency skills as well as interact with your friends.

Task 1: Using the answers that have been provided, look back at yesterday’s learning and check on how you did. What did you do well? What do you need to work on? Correct any mistakes so you can learn from them.

Task 2: You worked on square numbers yesterday. Can you remember your CUBE number table? Eg 1 x 1 x 1 = 2 x 2 x 2 = and so on. Time yourself writing the CUBE number table three times. Did you get faster each time? Share your best time on Showbie.

Task 3: We would like you to solve an investigation using your addition and subtraction knowledge. This week you have used different methods to add or subtract e.g jumping on a number line, column method and the compensation method. You can use your preferred method to solve today. There are key questions and hints to help you solve the investigation on the sheet. It is best to do this investigation on paper then upload your answer sheet which shows your working to Showbie.

The answers will be posted when you get your next maths tasks for you to self-mark and see how you solved the investigation.

CREATIVE CURRICULUM

PE focus: Joe Wicks has been making 30 minute workout videos for children to use. Follow the link below and to go online and join in with today’s workout.

If you can, ask an adult to film part of your workout and upload it to your Showbie account so we can see you all joining in.

Thursday 2nd April – Day 9

ENGLISH

Task 1: Check your answers to yesterday’s grammar activities using the sheet provided. If you used a fronted adverbial, did you use a comma? Make sure you check your punctuation. Use the Showbie tools to mark and edit in purple.

Read chapters 29 and 30 or watch the chapters being read by Miss Robertson:

Look in detail at pages 208, 209. What do you notice? Why has the author decided to structure her sentences this way? Why are the sentences so short and one after the other? You could write a comment based on your thoughts onto the text or on paper.

Now fill out the activity table using the showbie text tools, or create your own on paper. I have found a variety of different features of descriptive and figurative language. Fill in the table with examples of these. It could be:

  • Onomatopoeia
  • Alliteration
  • Repetition
  • Short sentences to create tension
  • Show not tell
  • Powerful verbs

Reading regularly is very important. Please spend a bit of time each day reading a book you have at home.

MATHS

We would like you to login to Mathletics live at 11:00am to play with your classmates if you can. This will be a great way to practise your maths fluency skills as well as interact with your friends.

Task 1: Using the answers that have been provided, look back at yesterday’s learning and check on how you did. What did you do well? What do you need to work on? Correct any mistakes.

Task 2: Can you remember your square number table? Eg 1 x 1= 2 x 2 = 3 x 3 = and so on. Time yourself writing the square number table three times. Did you get faster each time? Share your best time on showbie.

Task 3: You have been assigned worksheets to solve addition and subtraction problems using the column method. We would like you to complete these problems, either using a pencil and paper (add a photo to showbie) or using the annotation tools in Showbie. The answers will be posted tomorrow for you to self-mark and see how many you got right.

CREATIVE CURRICULUM

Art focus: Yesterday we researched the Anglo-Saxon/Viking art form of Jelling. This style first appeared at the beginning of the 10th century and continued through the third quarter of the 10th century. In the examples we sent, you saw the features of Jelling art including animal shapes that are “S” shaped and are intertwined to form an open interlace pattern with diagonal symmetry.

We have attached the images again as inspiration for you.

Task 1: Today, we would like you to create your own Jelling art, using the images as inspiration. This will definitely be best using pencil and paper. As you can see from the images, colour was not used a huge amount in this artform, but there are a couple that add a little for effect. If you would like to do that, then that is fine.

It would be lovely to see your Jelling art, so please take a photo of it and upload it onto Showbie. Have fun!

Wednesday 1st April – Day 8

ENGLISH

Task 1: Edit your writing from yesterday. Check for capital letters and full stops, commas, spellings etc. Use the writing tools on Showbie in purple to edit.

Task 2: Read ‘Butterflies’ by Kevin Crossley Holland (see below). Practice reading the story aloud to yourself. Think about how you will change your tone of voice when you’re reading. Something surprising happens in this short story, what will you do with your voice to show this?

Now look at ‘Butterflies version 1’. What words are missing? Write the missing words from the story on the sheet using Showbie tools or write them out on paper.

The missing words are adverbial phrases.

Complete the activities: ‘Adverbials’ Look at the revision sheet to help you remember what an adverbial phrase is and what its purpose is. Now complete the activity sheet using the Showbie tools, or write new sentences out on paper and take a picture of your work to upload.

MATHS

We would like you to login to Mathletics live at 11.00am to play with your classmates if you can. This will be a great way to practise your maths fluency skills as well as interact with your friends.

Task 1: Using the answers that have been provided, look back at yesterday’s learning and check on how you did. What did you do well? What do you need to work on? Correct any mistakes.

Task 2: Using the link below, choose the Division Facts option to practise your ÷9 facts. https://www.topmarks.co.uk/maths-games/hit-the-button

Task 3: You have been assigned worksheets to solve addition and subtraction problems using the compensation method. We are going to look at a few different methods that you can use at the correct times to make your calculations more efficient. We would like you to complete these problems, either using a pencil and paper or using the annotation tools in Showbie. If some of the maths isn’t rushing back to you, make sure you re-read the instructions at the top of each page to try and jolt your memory a little.

The answers will be posted tomorrow for you to self-mark and see how many you got right.

CREATIVE CURRICULUM

Art focus: For the next two days work we will be looking at a type of Viking art called Jelling Art. During the Viking age, Norse people apparently did not create art for art’s sake. Norse art is characterized by extraordinary decoration of everyday objects. Even the humblest objects are elaborately decorated. Many everyday objects (from axe heads to ear scrapers) were decorated in ways that required high levels of skill on the part of the artist.

Task 1: Using the research sheet, make notes on the Jelling art image. Use the Showbie tools to make notes around it about what you notice. About the shapes, colours, details.

Then answer the questions below using the Showbie text tool or write your answers on pen and paper and upload a picture.

There are more examples of jelling art to look at on the ‘Jelling art examples’ sheet.

If you would like to do more research use this link: http://www.hurstwic.org/history/articles/manufacturing/text/norse_art.htm

Tomorrow we will be creating our own Jelling art!

Tuesday 31st March – Day 7

MATHS

In maths today we’d like you to start off by comparing decimals using the ‘greater than’ and ‘less than’ symbols. Remember to look at the place value columns to help you determine which number is bigger. As you move to the right of the place value grid, the value of the digits get smaller. Look at this example 0.34 > 0.31. Both numbers have the same amount of ones and tenths but 0.34 has more hundredths and therefore it is bigger. Use the link below to get to the game.

https://www.teacherled.com/iresources/decimals/comparedecimals/

We will be continuing to solve addition and subtraction calculations. Today we will focus on using the partitioning method to solve. There are examples on the math sheet to help you. You can do your working in an exercise book (add a photo showbie) or use the pen/annotation tools in showbie to write on the sheet.

ENGLISH

We hoped you enjoyed reading chapter 28 of the Middler yesterday. How will Maggie escape Mayor Anderson’s house?

Today we’d like you to write two short diary entries. One from Maggie’s point of view and one from Una’s. Both entries don’t need to be any longer than a paragraph. Please write them on the sheet provided in Showbie using the text tool, or use a pen and paper and if you can take a photo of what you have written and upload it.

Things to include:

  • What is the situation they are in?
  • How they are feeling.
  • What will they do next?

The girls are now both trapped in Mayor Anderson’s house. Maggie has just found out that Mayor Anderson is corrupt and has been trading eldests for bananas and butterfly figurines. She is locked in Mayor Anderson’s house with no way of letting anyone know. In addition to this, Una is being taken to camp and feels betrayed by Maggie.

Success criteria:

  • Include emotive language. How are each of the girl’s feeling?
    E.g How can I get Una to forgive me for what I’ve done? I feel utterly awful because it’s all my fault she’s in this position. OR I can’t believe I fell for Maggie’s lies. I miss my father so much. I have to get out of this deceitful town.
  • Include rhetorical questions like Maggie does in the book.
    E.g What if there’s no way out of here? How will I get the truth out to Fennis Wick?
    OR Why didn’t I just listen to my dad when he said there were wicked people around?

CREATIVE CURRICULUM

PSHCE – Healthy eating

In our new environment, where we aren’t able to get out and have as much fresh air as we would like, it is even more vital that we are eating healthily! We had a PSHCE lesson earlier on this year and discussed the different food groups and what food was good for each.

We would like you to and create a healthy day’s food plan for tomorrow based on what food is in your home at the moment. If your parent/carers are due to go shopping today. Ask them what they are planning to purchase so you can include this into your diary.

In your plan, show how you are hitting the main food groups and why what you have chosen is healthy.

This can be done by creating it using pen/pencil and paper or by using the Showbie annotation tools in the link below. Please feel free to add/create pictures.

Monday 30th March – Day 6

Let’s start off by showing you your answers from yesterday’s learning.

ENGLISH

Read chapter 28 of The Middler. Do you have any questions about the text? What do you notice? Use the sentence stems e.g. I think… I notice …. I wonder …. and share your thoughts with an adult at home. You could always make notes on the chapter in Showbie or on paper.

Now you are ready to answer the questions. You can write the answers in an exercise book (add a photo to Showbie) or use the pen/annotation tools in Showbie to write on the sheet.

Miss Robertson reads Chapter 28

MATHS

Please start your maths today by following this link to https://www.timetables.com and try the 9 x table speed test. Post your points, number correct and speed in the comments on Showbie.

Also add a comment as to whether you managed to improve between your first and third go? What could you do to help you improve further? https://www.timestables.com/speed-test/

This week you will be learning about addition and subtraction. You will use your knowledge of partitioning and jumping on a number to solve the calculations. You can do your working in an exercise book (add a photo Showbie) or use the pen/annotation tools in Showbie to write on the sheet.

CREATIVE CURRICULUM

History focus: Using your research from last Thursday, create a fact file or poster comparing Alfred the Great and Æthelstan. Don’t forget to include a snazzy title and introductory paragraph. Use the questions you answered during your research last week to create subheadings for your fact file.

You can add pictures and maps to compare the area of Britain they ruled. In the closing statement you must decide which King did the most for Britain and the way we live today and why you think this.

There is a template below that you can use to create a poster using the tools in Showbie.

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