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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 13th February

Following our work on Internet safety, your homework this week is to design and create an A4 poster. Pick one of the E-Safety letters / words and draw a picture to show why it’s important. The winning entries will become desktop backgrounds on the school computers!

Make sure that it is bright and colourful and good luck!

To help you with your posters, the information that you'll need about our SMART rules are attached below:

/docs/07_2_19_-_esafety_homework.docx

We are also having a cake sale!

You will have received a letter via email explaining that we are holding a KS2 cake sale next week to celebrate our Fairtrade topic, and to help raise funds for our London Zoo trip. As an additional homework, we would like the class to bring in some baked goods to sell. The dates are:

5P: Tuesday 12th February

5M: Wednesday 13th February

5W: Thursday 14th February

We encourage the cakes to be baked with as many Fairtrade ingredients as possible. Please make sure all products are 100% nut free. 

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 

principal

principle

guessed

guest

morning

mourning

licence

license

device

devise

proceed

precede

 

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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