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Year 5

 

Richards class - Miss Pilling

Barber class - Miss Bailey  

Teaching assistants - Miss Gregory and Mrs Hunt

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Spring Term

 Please keep checking the website to see what learning you need to do. We're looking forward to seeing your work! Please remember if you are struggling with anything or need any support, we are always here to help!

Remember to tweet us to show us your home learning! @BarberRJS @RichardsRJS

 

 

Daily learning links (see daily sessions for more information):

Free eBooks from the Oak Academy online library:

The Story of Tracy Beaker by Jacqueline Wilson

The Girl Who Stole an Elephant by Nizrana Farook

Mr Tiger, Betsy and the Blue Moon by Sally Gardner

 

 

 Google Classrooms

 

Monday 1st February  Join us for a session as a welcome for the week and share this week's learning 8.40, 9.20 or 10.00
Tuesday 2nd February  Drop-in session. You're welcome to join us online. We can answer any questions you may have. 1.30
Wednesday 3rd February Drop-in session. You're welcome to join us online. We can answer any questions you may have. 11.15 or 1.30
Thursday 4th February Drop-in session. You're welcome to join us online. We can answer any questions you may have. 1.30
Friday 5th February  Celebrate and review this week's learning and launch the new Whole School Write. 8.40, 9.20 or 10.00

 

How to access Google Classroom

 

 

Monday 1st February

Maths

Lesson 5: Calculate perimeter (worksheet and answers)

In today's lesson you are going to need to apply everything you have learnt so far to calculate perimeter of different shapes. Remember to calculate carefully! If you fancy a challenge, why not try these perimeter problems?

 

TTRockstars - Please complete 1 studio and 1 soundcheck and then spend at least 10 minutes practising your times tables.

Numbots - Spend 15 minutes practising your fluency maths skills.

 

English

LC: Can I analyse the features of a newspaper report?

In the learning this week, you will be looking at writing your own newspaper report based on The Highland Falcon Thief. Alternatively, if you are struggling to recall the main events in this story, there is a linked lesson on Oak Academy about newspaper report writing based on a clip from Spiderman, the related lessons will be linked each day.

Today you are going to look at the main features of a newspaper report.

 

Reading - This week, we are going to finish the chapters of The BFG and just read together. You will find a Chapter of reading and some video clips too.

Mixing the Dream (a film clip of this chapter)

Journey to London (Read by Miss Pilling)

 

Spelling Frame - First complete a spelling test and then spend at least 20 minutes practising this week's spellings.

 

Science

LC: Can I explain what water resistance is and how fish are adapted for swimming more quickly?

In this lesson, you will work through what water resistance is and how different animals and boats are adapted to allow them to be more streamlined. You will also create your own specially adapted boat, using junk modelling and recycling, that is able to sail smoothly through water.

 

 

Tuesday 2nd February

Assembly

Watch the assembly from Place2Be, BAFTA Kids and Oak National Academy for  Children's Mental Health Week 2021, celebrating this year's theme of “Express Yourself”.  Join Blue Peter’s Lindsey Russell and CBBC presenter Rhys Stephenson alongside other well-known faces for an assembly that brings together the nation's children together with a positive message about the power of creative self-expression.

Maths

Lesson 1: Counting squares (worksheet and answers)

This lesson is a revision of previous learning as an introduction to finding the area of shapes - remember to count carefully! As this is a revision lesson, there are other worksheets to deepen your understanding. Answers - no peeping!

 

TTRockstars - Please complete 1 studio and 1 soundcheck and then spend at least 10 minutes practising your times tables.

Numbots - Spend 15 minutes practising your fluency maths skills.

 

English

LC: Can I gather evidence to support my newspaper report?

An important feature of newspaper reports are facts! To be able to write an effective newspaper report you need to have facts and evidence to write about. Today you will practise gathering evidence and gathering what you can remember. Alternative linked Oak Academy lesson.

 

Reading - Today's chapters are:

The Palace and The Queen (read by Miss Pilling)

We are currently experiencing difficulties getting this video online - updated shortly we hope!

The BFG in Buckingham Palace (a short film clip)

 

Spelling Frame - First complete a spelling test and then spend at least 20 minutes practising this week's spellings.

 

Science

LC: Can I investigate air resistance?

The final lesson in our forces unit! Today you will investigate the effects air resistance have and complete your own investigation.

Post assessment - Once you are confident that you have completed the forces unit of learning. Complete the post assessment and email a photo of your answers to info@riddings-jun.derbyshire.sch.uk

 

 

Wednesday 3rd February

Maths

Lesson 2: Area of rectangles (worksheet and answers)

In today's lesson, you will need to calculate carefully to measure the area of rectangles. Remember to find the area of a rectangle, you must multiply the length of one side by the other. This can often be tricky and require lots of practise. If you want additional practise, see the worksheet and answers here or an alternative sheet here

 

TTRockstars - Please complete 1 studio and 1 soundcheck and then spend at least 10 minutes practising your times tables.

Numbots - Spend 15 minutes practising your fluency maths skills.

 

English

LC: Can I summarise information to write the opening paragraph? 

Today you will look at writing a short opening paragraph, including the 5W's and a catchy headline. Linked Oak Academy lesson.

 

Reading - Today's chapters are: 

The Plan and The Capture (a short film clip)

 

Spelling Frame - First complete a spelling test and then spend at least 20 minutes practising this week's spellings.

 

UoL

Lost in Space animation using Scratch

 Over today and tomorrow you will work on Scratch to practise your coding skills. Today's lesson focuses on creating an animation. Follow the step by step guide on the first link to create your own space animation using Scratch. If you prefer to create a different themed animation following the same steps but change the sprites and background!

Remember to save!

PE

Today would usually be one of our usual PE days , why not visit the PE at Home page and try out some of the exercises?

 

Thursday 4th February

Watch this week's Assembly message from Mr Cates by clicking here

Maths

Lesson 3: Area of compound shapes (worksheet and answers)

If you found the area of rectangles lesson tricky yesterday, go back for extra practise as you will need to be confident with that before moving on. Today you will extend your knowledge of finding the area of rectangles to move on to the area of compound shapes. An additional worksheet for extra practise can be found here with the answers. If you want to complete an additional challenge, see this worksheet and answer sheet.

TTRockstars - Please complete 1 studio and 1 soundcheck and then spend at least 10 minutes practising your times tables.

Numbots - Spend 15 minutes practising your fluency maths skills.

Homework book - Please complete Spring Workout 5 in your Maths CGP books.

 

English

LC: Can I write a newspaper report?

Today you will be writing your own newspaper report of the events on The Highland Falcon. Remember to write in full sentences, use adventurous vocabulary and check your work back. If you have been following the Oak Academy lessons instead, here are the final lessons - planning and writing

Homework book - Please complete Spring Workout 5 in your English CGP books.

Reading - The last chapter for The BFG. 

Feeding Time 


Spelling Frame - First complete a spelling test and then spend at least 20 minutes practising this week's spellings.

 

Computing

Lost in Space animation

 Continue working on your Scratch animation from yesterday. If you managed to complete your space animation yesterday, why not try making your own musical band using Scratch?

PE

Today would usually be one of our usual PE days , why not visit the PE at Home page and try out some of the exercises?

 

Friday 5th February

Maths

Lesson 5: Area of irregular shapes (worksheet and answers)

This is the final lesson in the area and perimeter unit. If you are still finding some difficult, go back to the previous home learning and watch the videos again and have another go at the worksheet. Alternatively, view a different video or complete this worksheet with the answers.

Post assessment - Once you are happy you have completed the lessons and are feeling confident, complete the post assessment and send a picture or a scan of your completed answers to info@riddings-jun.derbyshire.sch.uk 

Friday Five - Assess your understanding of this week's learning by completing the Friday Five. If you found any of these tricky, perhaps go back to that lesson and work through the online video again.

TTRockstars - Please complete 1 studio and 1 soundcheck and then spend at least 10 minutes practising your times tables.

Numbots - Spend 15 minutes practising your fluency maths skills.

 

English

Whole School Write - The Young Detective

Check the feedback from last week's writing and see if your work made it to the Hall of Fame!

Now we've completed our work on The BFG - why not quiz on it?

Reading - Spend 10/15 minutes reading your school reading book (or your book at home) and then complete a quiz if you finish. 

Spelling Frame - First complete a spelling test and then spend at least 20 minutes practising this week's spellings.

Spelling/SPaG 

If you want more practise of your spelling rules, click on the link for an extra lesson learning about your new spelling rule and practising some homophone sentences.

 

DT

Great British Dishes - Scones 

A nice Friday treat! Thinking back to our work on the UK, we would like it if you could try to make a sweet treat that is traditionally British - the scone! Remember to read through the hygiene instructions and share picture of your creations with us! :)

 

*If you need any support accessing or resourcing the home learning, please let us know. Most of the work can be completed without the need to print off worksheets and can be done on paper, if you prefer. *

 

Anyone fancy a visit to Chester Zoo?

We might not be able to visit for real but we can go on a Virtual Tour.

Click on the picture below to go straight to their website for more information.

 

Additional home learning

Quiz on the BFG

Friendly February - can you complete some of the tasks listed here?

Maths - Some area and perimeter challenges to get your brain thinking. Can you solve the problems?

Challenge 1 - Through the Window

Challenge 2 - Numerically Equal

Challenge 3 - Fitted

 Art - Why not try working through some 'printing' ideas to challenge your creative side? You could do some bubble printing, printing using nature or creating artwork like Andy Warhol.

PSHE challenge - why not do something today to make someone smile? You might want to help around the house, give someone a compliment or make something nice for someone!

BBC home learning -  The BBC are broadcasting 3 hours of learning each day for Y3-6 on CBBC between 9 -12. Whilst this doesn't match our learning in school, it would be a useful alternative if you are having trouble accessing the online provision. The programmes are also available through iplayer. 

 

*Due to high demand nationally, some of online resources may be unavailable at certain times.  If you have difficulties, please complete a different piece of home learning - perhaps from another day and try again later.  Thank you.*