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Year 5

Welcome to the Year 5 area! Your one-stop shop for updates on the latest topics, homework, trips and news. 

 

Spring Term 1: Fairtrade


 

This term, we will be looking at Fairtrade. The children will be learning all about this in their lessons. To assist with work and discussions at home, please see the following short video explaining Fairtrade: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JoIZWd2q2Ec 

YEAR 5 HOMEWORK  

Year 5 Homework                                         

Homework due Wednesday 23rd January

This week, to continue with our grammar work, we have provided a sheet for the pupils to complete. If anyone loses their sheet, a copy can be found on the link below. 

/docs/17_01_19_SPAG.docx

Maths

Please log on to Mathletics and complete the allocated tasks. When you have completed these, feel free to explore the rest of the website and play some more games!

Spelling 

horrible

terrible

possible

edible

reversible

legible

adorable

forgivable

disposable

enjoyable

valuable

breakable

 

Here is the link to a spelling game! https://www.spellzone.com/word_lists/games-4624.htm 
  STRATEGIES 
  • Finding/ highlighting words within words Eg. There is a rat in separate.
  • Mnemonics E.g. Big Elephants Can Always Upset Small Elephants (because).
  • Seed Write! Set a timer, how many times can you write your word accurately in 2 minutes.
  • Practise spellings using paint, chalk or even writing them in sand, sugar or shaving foam.
  • Bounce a ball outside, one bounce per letter.
  • Write words with eyes closed.
  • Play hangman.
  • Drawing the word – use an image to help visualise the spelling.
  • Sounding out words as they are spelt. Eg. Wed-nes-day. ‘Say it silly’! 
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