Good morning, Year 5. I hope you all had a good day yesterday and enjoy the sunshine today – the weather forecast isn’t as good for next week! If you still haven’t received the code for Seesaw, please would you let me know?
Today, please would you:
Follow the video for lesson 5 and complete the pdf which has been set as an activity on Seesaw. You can complete it online or print it out.
I’d love to see a collage on Seesaw, or even a short film using clips or similar, explaining what you’ve found out. Try to use the words soluble, insoluble, reversible and irreversible in your work.
I hope you have a lovely weekend, get some fresh air and time to be creative!
Don't forget to do 30 minutes reading and your TT Rockstar practice. I'm going to start my day by reading, before going for a walk.
Good morning, Year 5!
I hope you are all well. It’s been lovely to speak to some of you on the phone – I’ll try and call everyone else today or tomorrow.
Please complete Day 21 in your Early Morning Book.
Today and tomorrow, write a non-chronological report about your polar animal. Think carefully about the features of a report:
Please check your punctuation and, for an extra challenge, try to include a sentence in the passive voice. Before sending me your work, edit your report carefully. Check your work makes sense and that every sentence begins with a capital letter and ends with a full-stop, exclamation mark or question mark.
When you have finished, I’d love to read a copy of your report. You could upload a pdf or attach it to a message in Seesaw, email it to me via office.com or type it up in PurpleMash. Just let me know where to find it!
In your maths book, please complete page 29 on ordering fractions. If you can’t remember how to do this, draw diagrams to help you – this video might help:
If you’re confident with this (gold level), can you remember how we compared fractions with different denominators by finding their equivalent fractions so they all have the same denominator? A film about finding equivalent fractions can be found here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qcHHhd6HizI. Try to solve your problems this way, but then check your answer with a diagram.
If you are comparing fractions by converting them, the denominator should be the lowest common multiple. You can practise finding the lowest common multiple with the game we play in class https://www.topmarks.co.uk/maths-games/multiples-and-factors
Please also log onto ActiveLearn to play some maths games or go on TT Rockstars.
In your spelling book, please complete page 39 (Four in a Row) and 40 (Choose the Right Word). Can you teach someone else to play Four in a Row with you? If you have a younger sibling, why not play together with different sets of spelling words?
At the end of next week, I will ask you to send me some work based on the book you are currently reading, so remember to read for at least 30 minutes every day!
Good morning, Year 5. I loved seeing your knight artwork yesterday! Today:
Remember to read for at least half an hour, practise times tables on TT Rockstar for 15 minutes and get at least half an hour of exercise! You can always take part in Joe Wicks’ PE lesson at 9am on YouTube.
I hope you have a great day and look forward to seeing your work online!
Good morning, Year 5! Thank you to every one who uploaded the test activity yesterday - if you haven't yet done so, please do this as soon as possible.
Today, please could you:
I hope you have a lovely day and look forward to seeing your work online!
Good morning Year 5!
Daily activities will be added here from Tuesday 24th March. Additional suggestions for projects and creative activities can be found in the grid below. We'd love to see any project work via Seesaw. It would be lovely to share some of these with the rest of the class, but I will ask your permission before sharing your work!
Seesaw can be accessed via a computer, laptop, tablet or phone.
Today, please can you make sure:
If you'd like more to do today, you could make sure you have completed:
We have also arranged for everyone to have free access to Minecraft Education Edition for at least the next three months. Go to https://www.minecraft.net/ to find out more. Your username will be email@example.com (e.g. firstname.lastname@example.org) and your password is the same one that you use to log onto the computers at school.
Furze Platt Senior School will be live-streaming maths lessons for Years 5-8 every day on https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VgMzej0h874. Today you can practise the 6 times-table at 10am, or, if you'd like an extra challenge, you can learn about negative numbers at 11am.