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Home Learning Tasks

Wednesday 1st April 2020 

English - Save our Environment theme: vocabulary, grammar, punctuation and writing task

 Tuesday 21st April 2020

Spelling - Year 5 and 6 Common Exception Words

Task  attached

Wednesday 22nd April 2020

Writing - Earth Day Research 

Reading - Comprehension Task 

Friday 24th April 2020

Maths - Multiples, Factors and Prime Numbers 

CGP books - Page 18, 19 and 20 

BBC Bitesize Link


Tuesday 28th April 2020

CGP books - Silent Letters (page numbers in the Contents Page in each book)

Silent Letters Tasks 

Year 5/6 Common Exception Words - Practise spelling some of these words of your choice. 

Choose 5 of these common exception words and write the meaning, synonym and antonym for each. 

Wednesday 29th April 2020

Reading - Mermaid's Lament and Glossary - Find terms from the glossary being used in the poem eg rhyme or personification


Writing - Macbeth Part 1 The Weird Sisters 

Sequencing Task

Maths - White Rose Maths 

Decimals and Answers 

Thursday 30th April 2020

Reading - First News newspaper. 

Read and find articles you enjoyed. What information did you find out?

Writing - Macbeth - Write a description of the three witches

Maths - White Rose Maths Home Learning Year 5

 Decimals as fractions and Answers

CGP booklets - page 34

Tuesday 5th May 2020

Spelling: words with 'ough' in and The ough Poem

Reading - Reading Comprehension of William Shakespeare

Writing - Write a description of the battle on the heath 

Maths - White Rose Maths Home Learning Year 5 

Ordering and Comparing Decimals and Answers

Wednesday 6th May 2020

Reading - Go to Ducksters website and choose a person to find out more about. Read the biography and retrieve 10 facts about this person. 

Writing - Macbeth Episode 2 - All Hail Macbeth! Thane of Cawdor! Watch this episode. What do we now know about Lord and Lady Macbeth? Write a character description of either Lord or Lady Macbeth. 

Oak National Academy - Character description lesson (may be helpful)

Maths - White Rose Matsh Home Learning Year 5

Adding decimals within 1 and Answers

Thursday 7th May 2020 

Reading - Sequencing and Prediction Task on Macbeth (Activity on Task Sheet attached above)

Writing - use of the comma CGP books - page numbers in the Contents Page

Maths - White Rose Maths Year 5 

Subtracting decimals and Answers

 Tuesday 12th May 2020

Spellings - Year 5/6 common exception words - choose 8 to learn using spelling strategies (pyramid words, look, say, cover, write, check) and make up a mnemonic for each eg Rhythm = rhythm has two hips moving

 Reading - BBC Bitesize Reading lesson Tell Me No Lies by Malorie Blackman


Writing - Macbeth Episode 3 Daggers for King Duncan 

- Use the Insult Generator to make up your own Shakesperean insults ( in the orignial script Lady Macbeth calls Macbeth a 'cowardy cat'.

- Work out the meaning of the mystery words and phrases using the context of episode 3 and a dictionary. 

Maths - Equivalent Fractions BBC Bitesize lesson 

CPG book pages on Equivalent Fractions 

 Friday 15th May 2020

Reading - Read and enjoy this edition of First News 

First News - Analysis of Articles - Challenge 1, Challenge 2 and Challenge 3


Writing - 'Beyond the door' poem and story - Radio Blogging with Pie Corbett 

Maths - Compare and order fractions whose denominators are multiples of the same number

 BBC Bitesize 

Tuesday 19th May 2020

Spelling - Homophones task and answers. 

CGP book - check pages in your Contents Page 

Reading BBC Bitesize Retrieval and Summarising

Writing - Macbeth -Episode 4 All Hail Macbeth! King of Scotland! Should Macbeth go ahead with his plan? Persuade him to or not to kill Banquo and his son. Create a persuasive poster or leaflet showing your position. 

Maths - Adding and subtracting fractions BBC Bitesize and White Rose Home Learning 

 Thursday 21st May 2020

English - Reading and Writing activities - The Game


Maths - Add two fractions where the answer could be greater than 1 White Rose Maths Home Learning Year 5 Lesson 2  and BBC Bitesize 

 Friday 22nd May 2020

Reading - First News newspaper for your enjoyment

The Highway Man Narrative Poem comprehension 

Writing 'It's Horrowitz Friday!' newspaper artilce Radio Blogging - Pie Corbett

Maths - adding mixed numbers BBC Bitesize and White Rose Maths Leson 3

subtracting mixed numbers BBC Bitesize and White Rose Maths Lesson 4


Tuesday 2nd June 2020

English - Reading - Facts Retrieval  Oak National Academy


Maths - Translations and Co-ordinates Oak National Academy 

Wednesday 3rd June 2020

 Spellings - Prefixes - Football Game and CGP books - find page numbers in your Contents Page

Reading - Oak National Academy  

Writing - Macbeth - Watch episodes 5 and 6. Read and learn by heart the Witches' Spell

Maths -Describing Translations - Oak National Academy

Friday 5th June 2020

Reading - First News newspaper ( Reading for Enjoyment)

CPG books - Classic Fiction texts (Look in your Contents Page to find)

Writing - Macbeth Write a letter in role as Lady Macbeth to her husband to say how sorry she is for everything she has done and begging him to stop his actions and to confess. 


Timeline of Lady Macbeth's actions

Maths - Describing Position and Coordinates Oak National Academy

Tuesday 9th June 2020

Spellings- Homophones  Practise spelling these words and find the definitions of each pair of words below. 

serial, cereal, father, farther, guest, guessed, mourning, morning, whose, who's

Reading - Oak National Academy Explore the use of language in instruction texts.

Writing - Plan your retelling of Macbeth. Use the themes and plot ideas to re-write the story to be more modern. Today, plan your retelling thinking about what you want to include in each paragraph. Make notes only. 

 Maths - Describing Position after Translation Oak National Academy

 Wednesday 10th June 2020

 Reading - Oak National Academy Instruction Texts Word Meaning

Writing - Using your plan from yesterday, write your retelling of your version of Macbeth. 

Include: expanded noun phrases to describe characters and settings

relative clauses who, which, where, when, whose, that

Maths - Oak National Academy Describing Position after Translation 

Tuesday 16th June 2020

Reading - Oak National Academy VIPERS reading comprehension skills 

Writing - Instructions Oak National Academy 


Maths - Volume - reading scales Oak National Academy 

Thursday 18th June 2020

Reading - balanced argument Oak National Academy 


Writing - Linking ideas and paragraps - CGP books 

Bitesize - Paragraphs and Homophones 

Maths - Investigating cubed numbers Oak National Academy


Friday 19th June 2020

Reading - First News recent edition 

Reading - identify features of balanced arguments Oak National Academy

Writing - Write instructions (using your learning from last week) for looking after a pet goblin. Radioblogging 


Pet Goblin task

Maths - Volume - everyday life Oak National Academy 

Friday 26th June 2020

Reading - First News edition 

Using the play Macbeth to be able to summarise information about a character- Bitesize 

Writing - write your own balanced argument Oak National Academy

Maths - Geometry Revising names of 2D and 3D shapes and properties used to compare and classify Oak National Academy


Monday 29th June 2020 

Reading - Analysing and performing different types of poetry- Bitesize 


Writing - Non-chronological Reports - Oak National Academy 

Maths- Geometry 2D and 3D shapes, parallel lines and lines of symmetry Oak National Academy 

Tuesday 30th June 2020

Reading - Imagery and Figurative Language in Poetry Bitesize 


CGP book- Poetry ( Find page number in the Contents Page)

Spelling - digraph 'ph' 

CGP books - Suffix section ( Contents Page to find page number)

Writing - Non-chronological Reports - Identify the features Oak National Academy 



Geometry - Identify regular and irregular polygons Oak National Academy

CGP books - Geometry section - Revisit learning on angles and reflection and translation

Friday 3rd July 2020

Reading - Vipers skills to analyse a text based on the poem called Lucy Gray by William Wordsworth 

Writing - Plan and write a non-chronological report Oak National Academy


Maths - Geometry Describe the properties of quadrilaterals Oak National Academy 

Monday 6th July 2020

Reading - Newspaper Articles Oak National Academy 

Writing - Write your own nonsense poem (links to reading learning last week)Bitesize 

Maths - Geometry: Describe the properties of diagonals of quadrilaterals Oak National Academy