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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 2: The Mayans

This term, we will be using a range of sources to find out about The Mayans. We will be focusing on their inventions and discoveries, looking at the clothes they wore and food they ate to name a few. 

YEAR 5 HOMEWORK  

Year 5 Homework                                         

Homework – Due in Wednesday 20th March

To help us with our grammar work this week, we are completing a homework on pronouns. All children have been given a sheet but if anyone loses their sheets, a copy can be found here: 

/docs/Choose_the_correct_set_of_pronouns_to_complete_these_sentences_edited.doc

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 

Develop

Redevelop

Developing

Structure

Restructure

Structural

Quadrilateral

Digital

Digitalise

Concept

Exceptional

Exception

  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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