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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