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Spellings 20th December

mansion

erosion

excursion

revision

occasion

invasion

succession

confusion

collision

pension

principle

punctuate

quotation

whether

competitive

 

Maths 

St James’s Trust Competition

All students in years 5 and 6 have been given new log in details to Mathletics. They are now competing against years 5-8 children across the 3 schools that make up the St James’s Trust. The children are ranked by how long they spend competing activities,  not by ability. 

Have fun!

 

Projects

Children can now start bringing in their half term projects. We will start presenting them on Friday. Electronic presentations can be emailed to the school. 

 

Christmas Performance

Year 5 are Till Workers in the school performance. Preferably they should wear a blue t-shirt or shirt and can include a name badge if they want. Similar to a supermarket till worker. Trousers or skirts and school shoes can make up the costume. 

 

Spellings 14th December

potential

partial

substantial

initial

martial

celestial

impartial

credentials

audience

applaud

condemn

quarrelling

squabble

quarantine

confidence

 

 

Maths (Due 10th December)

Equivalent Fractions

 

English (Due 10th December)

Christmas Jumper Comprehension

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Please write answers directly into your homework book. 

Spellings 6th December

gnaw

gnome

feign

campaign

champagne

mortgage

gourmet

depot

raspberry

breath

dreadful

heaven

leather

pleasant

literature

 

Maths (Due 3rd December)

Short Division

Please select 5 of the problems from the selection. You will need to use a formal division method (‘Bus Stop/ or ‘Chunking’), with workings, to solve the problem. If you have any mental strategies for solving the problem, please include the workings for this separately. 

 

English (Due 3rd December)

Write a short paragraph based around this photograph. Your paragraph should create suspense using: short sentences, ellipsis, similes and metaphors. 

 

Spellings 29th November

You will need to use the correct homophone during your dictation so make sure you learn the meaning of all the words. 

aisle

aloud

allowed

alter

altar

ascent

bridal

cereal

serial

compliment

complement

farther

father

guessed

guest

 

English (Due date Monday 26th)

Rather than printing off the sheet you are welcome to write the answers directly into your book. This is a difficult task, you can leave questions you are unsure of. 

Grammar

 

Maths (Due date Monday 26th)

Please complete 6 questions from which ever challenge(s) you want. 

Multiplication Ch.1-3

 

Spellings 23rd November

official

special

artificial

beneficial

specialist

commercial

financial

insulation

survey

disaster

aggravating

excavating

phenomenon

tsunami

despicable

 

Music (Due date: Monday 19th)

Music Instrument

 

English (Due date: Monday 19th)

Please find the titles of between 5 and 10 autobiographies.

Record under the name of each autobiography who it was written by.

e.g. Diary of a young Girl

Anne Frank

It is  strongly recommended that you read an autobiography this year however it is difficult to find one that is age appropriate for children. If you type autobiographies for kids into Google, they have some suitable recommendations. 

 

Maths  (Due date: Monday 19th)

This week we are learning to use formal methods to add and subtract. Please choose either challenge 1, 2 or 3. If you have a method that you think is more efficient than using columns you are welcome to use it. 

Addition 1- 3

Spellings November 16th

vehicle

genre

vacuum

eczema

plateau

guarantee

minuscule

government

develop

environment

language

lightning

anxious

physical

neither

 

Spellings November 9th

neutral

amateur

feudal

Europe

category

dictionary

twelfth

thousand

career

sincerely

dimensions

radius

intersect

triangular

rectangular

 

English

Reciting a poem. This week I would like you to recite all or part of a poem (Flanders Fields)

https://www.poetryfoundation.org/poems/47380/in-flanders-fields

You can record this in your book with a photo of you reciting  the poem or you can write a sentence explaining when and who you recited the poem to. 

In addition to this please find the definitions for 3 words from the poem that you are unsure of the meaning of. 

e.g. foe = a foe is…

 

Maths

Please complete at least 1 of the questions.

Add and Sub decimals

If you would prefer a challenge 1 activity please write 4 number sentences that have the sum 9.5. e.g. 8.9 + 0.6 = 9.5

 

Spellings October 26th

balance

replace

glacier

cease

scarce

convince

crevice

descent

circulation

preference

ceramics

procedure

existence

ancient

proceed

 

No homework during half term. 

 

Spellings October 19th

Please don’t scribe spellings into homework books. 

ambitious

fictitious

infectious

nutritious

scrumptious

altitude

horizontal

vertical

degrees

schedule

strategy

diameter

equilateral

calibration

symmetry

 

Maths

Choose one challenge to complete. 

Adding Fractions

 

English

Make 2 lists, with arguments for and against having a class pet. 

For and Against a school pet

 

Autumn Projects are due Friday 19th October; ready to be presented the following week.

Year 5 Autumn Homework List

 

 

Spellings 12th October

deceived

receive

infectious

receipt

deceitful

ceiling

received

menace

piece

success

cinema

century

ambitious

cautious

fleecy

Homework due in Monday 15th October 

English

Modal verbs Modal verbs

 

Maths

Negative numbers Negative numbers