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Week Beginning 11.05.20

Hello Year 5's! 

Here are your learning activities for this week. You can find plenty more 'optional' activities to complete by looking at the 'Weekly Work Summary' document below. 

Keep on uploading your terrific work onto your Class Dojo Portfolios. Remember, you can now earn Petal Dojos to help you receive your Bronze, Silver or Gold sticker at the end of the week!

We can't wait to see you during our Zoom meetings this week! 

The Year 5/6 Teachers


Lesson 1: Order and compare decimals

  1. Watch this lesson video
  2. Complete the Order and Compare Decimals worksheet
  3. When you have finished, mark your work using the answers.
  4. Send a photo of your work to your class teacher using your ClassDojo portfolio.

Lesson 2: Understand percentages

Repeat the steps for Lesson 1.

  1. Lesson video
  2. Understand percentages worksheet
  3. Answers

Fluent in Five: Complete the Fluent questions for the 12th and 14th May. (Click on the links)

Make sure that you check the answers, which can be found here and here

Times Table Rockstars: Play the 10 Arena and 10 Sound Check games which have been set for you.


This week’s writing task is about Captain Tom Moore. Take a look at the Writing instructions and information sheets below. 

Spelling and Grammar (SpAG):

Spelling: Practise 10 of the statutory spelling words for your year group (See the 'Year 5 and 6 Statutory spellings' document below).

Grammar: Look at the information below about different sentence types, and then watch  this video. Create a song about any (or some, or all!) of the SPaG areas we have looked at whilst we’ve been learning at home (synonyms and antonyms; nouns, adjectives, verbs and adverbs; relative clauses; modal verbs; inverted commas; and sentence types). 


 This week’s reading comprehension activity, which is about V.E. Day , can be found in the 'Reading Comprehension VE Day' document.

Please complete the 1-star, 2-star or 3-star activity - whichever you feel is most appropriate. Our suggestion would be that Year 5 pupils try the 2-star task and Year 6 pupils complete the 3-star task.

Daily reading! Remember to read something which interests you for at least 5 minutes every day. 

Broader curriculum: 

PE: Keep exercising with Joe Wicks!

Computing: Create and draw a short story on 2Create a Story on Purple Mash! Be as inventive as you like!

Science, PSHE, Topic and RE: Amazing optional tasks are detailed in the "Weekly Work Summary" document below. We can't wait to see the work that you complete! 

Extra fun learning:

  • Have a go at some of the “random” challenges on the “Random Optional Challenges” which can be found below!
  • Please also have a look at the 'Weekly Work Summary Y5 and Y6 wc 11.05.20" document. There are LOADS of fun and useful 'Optional' activities for you to enjoy on there. Don't forget to share your wonderful work  on your Class Dojo Portfolio!