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Homework

2018 - 2019

Monday 17th June - Friday 21st June

English: please complete the task on 'Modal Verbs' and 'Adverbs of Possibility'.

Maths: please spend at least 30 mintues playing the games on Times Table Rock Stars. Knowing your times tables will definitely help with the work we are doing with fractions.

School production: please learn the words to the songs. They can be found on the Year 6 page. 

Spelling: please learn the next five Year 5/6 words (disastrous / dictionary / embarrass / determined / develop). 

 

Monday 10th June - Friday 14th June

Spelling: correspond, criticise, curiosity, definite, desperate (Yr 5/6 words)

English: complete Grammar Hammer 15 please.

Maths: complete the task on fractions. 

Monday 3rd June - Friday 7th June

Spelling: learn to spell the homophones making sure you know their correct meaning. There will be a 'hot task' on Friday (5 words). 

Grammar: complete Grammar Hammer 14 please. 

Times Tables: these are especially important for learning about fractions. Spend at least 30 mintues playing on Times Table Rock Stars. 

Maths: complete the Education City games for equivalent fractions and improper fractions / mixed numbers. 

 

Friday 10th May - Friday 17th May

Maths: complete the activities to revise prime numbers, factors, multiplying and dividing by 10,100,100, written multiplication and division. 

English: complete the sheet to revise apostrophes. 

Reading: try and increase your reading engage time this week so that we can hit our target of 25 minutes! 

Spelling: there will be  revision spelling test next week. 

 

Friday 3rd May - Friday 10th May

Spelling: learn the rule for ie ei words. ie and ei can make lots of different sounds. Sometimes, the 'i before e except after c' rule works. Remember that it's a soft c (makes an s sound eg science). 

Grammar: complete Grammar Hammer 12 please. 

Maths: play the two Education City games for short division. 

History: start to think about how you will investigate Wetley Rocks. What questions might you want to ask and what sources of information will you use to try and answer them? 

Have a lovely long weekend! smiley

Friday 5th April - Friday 3rd May (Easter Holidays)

I have set a number of Education City games for next week / Easter holidays. Please complete them at your own pace. 

English: play the Education City games to practice your reading / spelling skills.

Maths: play the Education City games to revise place value, Roman numerals and multiplying / dividing by 10,100,1000. 

Spelling: learn to spell the next 10 Year5/6 words please:

category, cemetery, committee, communicate, community, competition, conscience, conscious, controversy, convenience. 

 

Monday 1st April - Friday 5th April

English: let's read, read and read! Can we reach our class target of 29 minutes!

Maths: practice those times tables to see how much faster we can get. Play TTRS for at least 30 minutes please. Who will be top of this week's leaderboard? 

Geography: think about the settlement you will design. Talk about this with someone at home. Which country is it in? Which continent? What is the climate like? What will your settlement be called and what will be there?

Friday 15th March - Friday 22nd March

Maths: play the Education City games (multiples, factors, square, prime cube numbers). 

Times Tables: see if you can get in this week's top 10 on the leaderboard!

English: play the Education City games to test your knowledge of clauses. 

Spelling: learn to spell the next 5 words on the Yr 5/6 spelling list (available / average / awkward / bargain / bruise). 

Friday 8th March - Friday 15th March

Spelling: homophone revision. Learn to spell the words you have forgotten and remind yourself of the meanings of the words. There will be another 'hot task' on Friday. 

English: complete the Grammar Hammer sheet please. 

Maths: spend at least 30 minutes playing the games on Times Table Rock Stars. Try and beat your score from last week. 

Friday 1st March - Friday 8th March

Spelling: learn to spell the words from the Yr 5/6 word list: accommodate / accompany / according / achieve / aggressive / amateur / ancient / apparent / appreciate / attached. 

There will be a 'hot task' on Friday. 

English: complete the Grammar Hammer sheet please. We will mark this together in class on Friday. 

Maths:

1) Spend 30 minutes playing on Times Table Rock Stars. Your times tables are super important now we are working on multiplication and division. 

2) There are 3 games on Education City (all tablet friendly). Practice your mental maths, and strengthen your knowledge of multiples, factors and square numbers. 

 

Monday 25th February - Friday 1st March

English: we will be writing a character description which will go on display. Make a decision on who you will be writing about - it can be a real life character or a fictional character. If you can, bring in a picture. 

Spelling: this week is revision week. Revise any words we've done so far. 

Maths: spend at least half an hour playing Times Table Rock Stars. Who will be top on this week's leaderboard? 

Friday 8th February - Friday 15th February

Spelling: learn to spell the homophones and know the difference between them. Play the Education City games to revise homophones. 

steel / steal   alter / altar    led / lead   assent / ascent   bridle / bridal

Maths: spend at least half an hour on Times Tables Rock Stars - can you be at the top of next week's leaderboard? 

History: think about the Anglo-Saxon invasions - were they villains or heroes? Do some research to decide which. Be prepared to debate this question next Friday. 

 

 

Monday 4th February - Friday 8th February

Spelling: this week's focus is adding the suffix 'ibly' and 'ably'. Using the rule for 'ible / able' will help. 

Rule: 'able' is more common than 'ible' and tends to be used when there's a root word eg understand / understandable. 

Learn the rule to help you spell the words ready for Friday's test. Play the Education City games to practice. 

Maths: spend at least 30 mins playing on Times Table Rock Stars. Who will be top of this week's leaderboard? 

Monday 28th January - Friday 1st February. 

Spellings: bruise, guarantee, immediately, vehicle, yacht. 

English: complete the Education City games about sentence structure / using conjunctions.

Maths: get your times tables super fast by playing the games on TT Rock Stars. I'll be printing out a leaderboard on Friday. 

Monday 21st January - Friday 25th January

English: complete the sheet using the correct co-ordinating and subordinating conjunctions.

Spelling: learn to spell words using hypens - learn the rule to help you. 

Maths: practice your times tables by playing the games on TT Rock Stars. Can you be top of the leaderboard by Friday? 

Monday 14th January - Friday 18th January

English: complete the next Grammar Hammer please. 

Maths: complete the addition / subtraction revision. GO FOR 100% ACCURACY!

How resilient are you? Have a go at the 'True or False' questions. Have fun! 

Friday 30th November - Friday 7th December

Spelling: learn the rules for contractions. There will be a spelling test on Friday. 

Grammar: complete the next Grammar Hammer. 

Maths: this is our last week's trial for Times Table Rock Stars so practice, practice, practice! 

PSHE: emotional wellbeing and mental health is really important. Use the mental health advent calendar and complete each daily activity 

Contraction Word Mat

Wellbeing Calendar

Monday 19th November - Friday 23rd November

English: complete Grammar Hammer 7 please.

Spelling: plural practice. Complete the games on Education City please. Play a minimum of 5 GAMES please. 

Maths: play the set games on Times Tables Rock Stars (the link is in the 'times tables' section). Make sure you've got the correct school name (search for ST9 0BN or Wetley Rocks). Practice! Practice! Practice! 

Monday 12th November - Friday 16th November

English: complete Grammar Hammer 6 please. 

Spelling: learn to spell the next 5 words on the Yr5/6 list (amateur, ancient, apparent, appreciate, attached). Write each of the words in a sentence (you can write more than 1 in each). 

For an extra challenge, can you add a fronted adverb (for how, where, when) and a conjunction (and, but, so, or, because, until, which, when, before, after).  Without thinking, the ancient, amateur boxer climbed into the ring and fought the heavy weight champion - it was apparent that he was not going to win this one!

Maths: complete the BRONZE, SILVER / GOLD challenge on Education City.      HAPPY HOMEWORK smiley

Friday 22nd October - Friday 9th November (half term)

Spelling: revise all the words we have covered so far: silent letters / 'ough' words / words with the suffix 'ible' or 'able' / homophones. Rememeber that for some words, you need to know their meaning; for some you need to know the rule; and for some you need to know the tricky bit. 

English: complete the next Grammar Hammer (check 5). 

Maths: your challenge is to beat your times table score from last week. The first person to get a maximum score within the 5 minutes time will win a special prize! The only way to improve your times tables is practice, practice, practice! Spend at least 30 minutes on the Education City times tables games. I will be checking to see how much you've done! 

Complete the times table sheet as quickly as you can.

Come on Year 5 let's smash this! smiley

 

Monday 15th October - Friday 19th October

English: please complete the grammar hammer sheet (check 4) and the activities about homophones. 

Spelling: learn this week's spellings please (homophones). There will be a test next Monday. 

Maths: complete the times tables questions. 

Monday 8th October - Friday 12th October

English:

Play the games on Education City please. The games this week focus on: 

1)  the use of 'it's and its'. Remember that 'it's' is short for 'it is'.

2) identifying fronted adverbs 

3) Finding information in a text. 

Spelling:

Learn this week's spellings please. The 'hot task' will be on Friday. 

Maths: 

Spend at least 30 minutes on the Times Tables games on Education City. Focus on just a coupld of times tables until you can say them without working them out! :) 

Monday 1st October - Monday 5th October

 

Grammar Hammer: complete challenge 3 please. 

Spelling: words with silent letters. There will be a 5 word 'hot task' spelling test on Friday. I've set some Education City games to help you practice. 

doubt

island

lamb

solemn

thistle

knight

knickers

numb

autumn

whistle

debt

isle

 

Maths: ordering numbers. Please complete the BRONZE, SILVER, or GOLD challenge which have been set on Education City. 

 

Monday 24th September - Friday 28th September

Spelling: this week's focus is words with the 'ough' letter string. There will be a 5 word test on Friday but NOT the same words as Monday. 

Grammar: complete Grammar Hammer 2 please. Research any questions you're not sure about. 

Maths: have a go at solving the maths challenge 'Twenty One' (HINT: use post its or piece of paper to make some numbers cards 1 to 13 and move these around / think about combinations of numbers that make 21).

PHSE: we are all special, important and unique. Complete the 'I am unique' sheet please. 

 

 

Monday 17th September - Friday 21st September

Spelling: use the spelling strategies we've learned about in class to learn this week's spellings. Remember that to be a successful speller, you need to practice little and often! We will have a progress test (hot task) in Friday's english lesson. 

Grammar: compete the first 'Grammar Hammer'. You might need to research some of the questions. 

Maths: we're revisiting our place value skills from Year 4. Play the games that have been set on Education City pleaase. 

Time Tables: I have set LOTS of Education City games which will be available for you to use as and when you need to practice the times tables you need to work on. 

You will need your homework books in school on Friday please. 

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