Skip to content ↓

Year 5 Home Learning

Hello everyone,

Welcome to Year 5's Home Learning page, whereby we shall be posting new learning content each week, so keep your eyes peeled. You will also find the answers attached for the Maths and English work that is set!

If you have work which you would like to share with your class teacher, this can be emailed directly to; 

  • Mrs Cullum           5A@vaughan.harrow.sch.uk
  • Mr Young               5B@vaughan.harrow.sch.uk
  • Miss McCrohan   5C@vaughan.harrow.sch.uk

 

You have not allowed cookies and this content may contain cookies.

If you would like to view this content please

 

 

 

You have not allowed cookies and this content may contain cookies.

If you would like to view this content please

 

 

 

You have not allowed cookies and this content may contain cookies.

If you would like to view this content please

 

 

Support and Advice for children

If you have a worry or need some support and a trusted adult cannot help, you can contact the following organisations for help.

  • Childline (0800 1111, www.childline.org.uk) – This is a confidential service for children and young people. No problem is too big or too small and they’re there to listen and support you with anything you’d like to talk about. Or you can have a 1-2-1 counsellor chat online.
  • NSPCC (0808 800 5000, www.nspcc.org.uk)
  • Harrow Children Services - 020 8901 2690
  • Harrow Children Services – Emergency out of hours 020 8424 0999
  • Police – in case of an emergency - 999

Week 8 - week beginning Mon 15th June

Great work Year 5, such a fantastic week of home learning!

We have really enjoyed looking through all the hard work you have been sending us during the week as well as the work you have completed on Purple Mash.  We especially enjoyed reading all the fascinating facts that you have written about the moon!

Please keep sending in the photos of your work, as we really enjoying seeing what you have been working on.  You are all doing such a great job!  We are so proud of you for trying your best.

Have a fun weekend!

Mrs Cullum, Mr Young and Miss McCrohan

Monday

English - Monday's task

Maths Monday's task

Science - Year 5 – Accessing Purplemash

Log onto PurpleMash using your username and password.

Go to your ‘ToDo’s’.   Select the ‘ToDo’ tagged FD to access your Science lesson.  Click on the task and the app will launch. 

Overview of lesson week 3 (15/6/20)

Continuing our work on Space, this week we want you to complete a factfile on Helen Sharman.  Use the information to help you and the following websites:

https://academickids.com/encyclopedia/index.php/Helen_Sharman

Tuesday

EnglishTuesday's task 

Maths Tuesday's task

Geography - Year 5 

This week please visit the Literacy Key website.

https://www.key-resources.co.uk/

Once you are on the website, you will see a box in the bottom left hand corner, which says ‘Home Web’ and a box that says ‘KS2’.

Click on the box that says ‘KS2’ and this will take you to the login page where you need to login with your username and password.

Username: ha14el

Password: writing

Scroll down to the Geography section and select the box that says ‘Rainforests’.

Complete the task that says, ‘2 Writing Activity’.  Use this template for ideas when creating your own fact file.  You do not need to print this page to complete the activity.

First, read the virtual book to recap what you have learnt in the last session.

Key features that you can include in your fact file:  Pictures, captions, a heading, sub-headings, key facts, statistics, questions and maps.

Some questions to consider:

  1. Where do rainforests form in relation to the Equator?
  2. What plants and animals thrive there?
  3. Where is the Equator?
  4. Where are the Poles?
  5. Where are hot and cold areas?
  6. Where are rainforests are located?

Enjoy learning interesting facts about rainforests!

Wednesday

EnglishWednesday's task 

Maths Wednesday's task

Art - Lesson 3: Looking Closely, Close Up

Resources:

  • Paper
  • Pencil

To Begin

To warm up, gather a few small objects no larger than a 10p piece, such as a coin, sharpener or pasta.  Place each object on your paper and draw it the same size. Look closely at the shape and detail.

If you would like some ideas or support, here is a video of others completing the activity.

https://www.accessart.org.uk/drawingsmall/

Main Activity

You have looked closely at small things, next you are going to look at enlarging parts of objects.

First, look around your home at fixtures and fittings, such as a light switch, tap, door handle, radiator valve, window handle and closely examine them.

Next divide your page into four sections, you can fold your paper to do this.

Then choose one of the fixtures or fittings that you found interesting.  ‘Zoom in’ on part of it and draw this magnified onto one of the sections of your paper.

Now choose a different fixture or fitting and do the same in another section of your paper.  Repeat this until you have filled all four sections.

To End

Finally, can others in your house guess what you have drawn?

Thursday

English - Thursday's task and Thursday's resource

Maths Thursday's task

Design & Technology -Year 5

Log onto PurpleMash using your username and password.

Go to your ‘ToDo’s’.

Launch Alan Turing.

Write a fact profile about Alan Turing. .Find out what he was famous for and how he helped shape the world.

There is a document with information to help you write this fact profile if you need.

Friday

English - Friday's task

Maths Friday's task

Other Curriculum Areas - Computing - Year 5

Click here for today's Computing activity.

Week 9 - week beginning Mon 22nd June

Hello Year 5!

It’s Friday!

We have really enjoyed looking through all the hard work you have been sending us during the week as well as the work you have completed on Purple Mash.  We especially enjoyed reading all your research about Helen Sharman!

Please keep sending in the photos of your work, as we really enjoy seeing what you have been working on.  You are all doing such a great job!  We are so proud of you for trying your best.

Have a fun weekend!

Mrs Cullum, Mr Young and Miss McCrohan

Monday

English - Monday's task

Maths  - Monday's task

Science - Year 5 – Accessing Purplemash

Log onto PurpleMash using your username and password.

Go to your ‘ToDo’s’.   Select the ‘ToDo’ tagged FD to access your Science lesson.  Click on the task and the app will launch. 

Overview of lesson week 9 (22/6/20)

Continuing our work on Space, this week we want you to complete an information leaflet about space.  Include information about planets, stars, space travel and exploration.  Use the pictures and information on purplemash to help you.  You can either create your leaflet online or make a paper version.  Use any previous websites that will help you.

Tuesday

English - Tuesday's task and Tuesday's resource 

Maths Tuesday's task

RE - Year 5 – Task 3 - Christianity: Could the Lord’s Prayer be universal?

Introduction:

Today we are going to continue to look at the key beliefs that are expressed in the Lord’s Prayer (e.g., the fatherhood of God, God as provider of food, belief in heaven, forgiveness for sin).

To recap, the Lord's Prayer, taught by Jesus to his friends, is the most popular Christian prayer.  It was written nearly 2,000 years ago, but people all over the world still say it in churches every Sunday and in some schools and in their homes.  The Lord’s Prayer is used all over the world and in hundreds of languages, the prayer is well known.

Prayer for Christians is all to do with a relationship with God and communicating with him.

You can have another look through The Lord’s Prayer powerpoint.

Some questions to consider:

  • What are the reasons why people pray?
  • Who are Christians praying to? Why?
  • How do you think a Christian prays? Is that any different to how people from other religions pray?

Task:

Now answer these questions.

"Give us today our daily bread"

  • What things do human beings ‘need’?  What things are you grateful for?

"Forgive people who wrong us"

  • Is it easy to forgive people when they hurt us?  EXPLAIN your answer.

Wednesday

English - Wednesday's task

Maths Wednesday's task

Art - Year 5 - Lesson 4: Tate Poster

Resources

  • Pencil
  • Paper
  • Colouring pencils, pens or crayons

This year is the 20th anniversary of the London art gallery Tate Modern.  Over the remainder of our lessons we will look at some of the modern artists that are on exhibit in the gallery and use their work as inspiration for our own.  Today though, you are going to design a poster to celebrate Tate Modern turning 20.

Read the information sheet included here to learn about the gallery and include some of this on your poster.

Posters need to catch people’s eye so make your design bold and bright.

To end

Visit the Tate Kids website and take a quiz, watch a video or read about an artist.

https://www.tate.org.uk/kids

Thursday

English - Thursday's task

Maths Thursday's task

Design & Technology - Year 5 

Log onto PurpleMash using your username and password.

Go to your ‘ToDo’s’.

Launch App Design.

Design your own app.  Think about the purpose of your app and your audience. 

Persuade people to download an app that you've designed.

Friday

English - Friday's task

Maths Friday's task

Other Curriculum Areas - Year 5 Music (At the movies)

Lesson 3:  Introduce term Incidental Music:

Incidental music is music used in a film or play as a background to create or enhance a particular atmosphere.

Listen to Mr Benn:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vtRHMlrYE_A

Whilst listening, create a story (include action, description and dialogue) or a cartoon to show what you think is happening in the story.

Challenge: 

What is the mood of the story?  Can you show this in your writing?

What is the atmosphere in the story?  Can you show this in your writing?

Week 10 - week beginning Mon 29th June

Hello Year 5!

Happy Friday!

We have really enjoyed looking through all the hard work you have been sending us during the week as well as the work you have completed on Purple Mash.  We especially enjoyed reading all your research about astronauts!

Please keep sending in the photos of your work, as we really enjoy seeing what you have been working on.  Well done for all that you have been doing at home!  It makes us so thrilled to see the effort and dedication you have for your learning!

Have a fun weekend!

Mrs Cullum, Mr Young and Miss McCrohan

Monday

English - Monday's task and Monday's resource

Maths Monday's task

Science - Year 5 – Accessing Purplemash

Log onto PurpleMash using your username and password.

Go to your ‘ToDo’s’.   Select the ‘ToDo’ tagged FD to access your Science lesson.  Click on the task and the app will launch. 

Overview of lesson week 10 (29/6/20)

This week you are to complete a research project on Galileo.  Why was he famous?  What did he find out?  When did he live?  How have his discoveries impacted the world?

Use the pictures and information to help you.  You can either complete the work online or on paper.  

The following website might be useful:

https://www.bbc.co.uk/teach/class-clips-video/science-ks2-the-work-of-galileo-galilei/zh69t39

Tuesday

English - Tuesday's task

Maths  - Tuesday's task

History -  Year 5 - Topic: ‘Why should we remember the Mayans’

What did the ancient Mayans believe in?

Did you know the Ancient Mayan’s had many gods?  In fact, there were over 150 and only a few of which are mentioned by the same name in different sources. Some of them had human form, some took the form of an animal, others were a phenomenon of nature.

Think back to the learning from the last session all about Mayan God’s.

Now create your own Mayan God - consider the following questions:

  • What would this god be responsible for?
  • What attributes would they have? (e.g., something they carry)
  • What does your god look like?
  • What is their name?
  • What does their name mean?
  • What sacrifices have to be made to this god?

Wednesday

English - Wednesday's task and Wednesday's resource

Maths Wednesday's task

Art - Year 5 - Lesson 5: Op Art and Bridget Riley

Please supervise children when using the internet.

Resources:

  • Paper
  • Pencil (and/or black pen)
  • Ruler or something that will help you draw a straight line

To Begin

The first artist we will look at that is exhibited at Tate Modern is Bridget Riley.

She was part of an art movement called Op Art, short for 'optical art'. The word optical is used to describe things that relate to how we see.  Artists use shapes, colours and patterns in special ways to create images that look as if they are moving or blurring.  Op Art started in the 1960s.  The painting above is by Bridget Riley who is one of the most famous artists who created artwork in this way.

You can read more about Op Art here:

https://www.tate.org.uk/kids/explore/what-is/op-art

Main Activity

You are going to create your own Op Art piece.  Watch the link and follow the step-by-instructions.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uuOQoxr2PyQ

To End

Find our more about Bridget Riley.

https://www.tate.org.uk/kids/explore/who-is/who-bridget-riley

Thursday

English -  Thursday's task

Maths  -  Thursday's task

Design & Technology - Year 5

Log onto PurpleMash using your username and password.

Go to your ‘ToDo’s’.

Launch Mobile.

Do you need a mobile phone yet?  For what purpose would you use it?

Friday

English - Friday's task 

Maths Friday's task

Other Curriculum Areas - Year 5 - French:  The Weather

Please see  here here for this week's French lesson.  

Here is a challenge.

Week 11 - week beginning Mon 6th July

Hello Year 5! 

Happy Friday!

We have really enjoyed looking through all the hard work you have been sending us during the week as well as the work you have completed on Purple Mash.   We especially enjoyed seeing your fantastic app designs!

Please keep sending in the photos of your work, as we really enjoy seeing what you have been working on.  Well done for all that you have been doing at home!  It makes us so thrilled to see the effort and dedication you have for your learning!

Have a fun weekend!

Mrs Cullum, Mr Young and Miss McCrohan

Monday

English - Monday's task and Monday's resource

Maths Monday's task

Science - Year 5 – Accessing Purplemash

Log onto PurpleMash using your username and password.

Go to your ‘ToDo’s’.   Select the ‘ToDo’ tagged FD to access your Science lesson.  Click on the task and the app will launch. 

Overview of lesson week 11 (6/7/20)

Create your own exercise poster.  Use the pictures and words to help you.  Choose a slogan, use captions, use appropriate vocabulary.  You can create your poster on PurpleMash or on paper or card.  Stick up in your home to encourage your family to keep active!

https://www.shutterstock.com/search/keeping+active

Tuesday

English - Tuesday's task

Maths Tuesday's task

Geography - Year 5 

  • Login into PurpleMash using your username and password.
  • When you are on the home page click on Topics.
  • Next click on Geography.
  • Then click on The Rainforest.
  • Then click on Medicines of The Rainforest.
  • Click Launch App.
  • Research four medicinal plants of the rainforest and write down your findings.
  • Complete the writing task adding photographs of the plants and key information.

Wednesday

English - Wednesday's task and Wednesday's resource

Maths Wednesday's task

Art - Year 5 - Lesson 6:  Patrick Caulfield - A Harrow Artist

Resources:

  • Paper
  • Pencil and/or black pen
  • Colouring tools

This painting is by Patrick Caulfield, our second artist on display at Tate Modern (here it is enlarged).  He studied at Harrow Art College, now part of Westminster University, and then at the Chelsea School of Art in the early 1960s.  He met other artists there who were also interested in painting ordinary things.  They were part of an art movement called Pop Art which celebrated ordinary life, such as television, pop music, advertisements.  His work uses flat simple colour and thick black outlines but, in this artwork, he has included a very detailed landscape picture.  Today you will recreate your own artwork in this style. 

Activity

  1. First, draw part of the room you are in and include a rectangle on the wall where you will later draw your landscape picture.  Only use outlines to draw what you can see in front of you.
  2. Next, draw a landscape scene inside your rectangle/picture frame.  You could use a photo of a place you have visited, find a picture online or in a book or even draw the view from your window.  Copy it with as much detail as your can.
  3. Finally, colour the rest of the room using only one colour.

Caulfield’s outlines are bold and stand out.  If you have a black pen you might like to go over your pencil outlines with a pen to achieve this look.

To End

If you like this style, draw some everyday objects in this way.

Thursday

EnglishThursday's task 

Maths Thursday's task

Design & Technology - Year 5 

Log onto PurpleMash using your username and password.

Go to your ‘ToDo’s’.

Launch 2Design and Make.

Design your own colourful and realistic vehicle, building or mask.

Then, if possible, print the net and construct your design.

Friday

English - Friday's task

Maths Friday's task

Other Curriculum Areas - Computing

Click here for this week's Computing lesson.

Week 12 - week beginning Mon 13th July

Hello Year 5!

Happy Friday!

We have really enjoyed looking through all the hard work you have been sending us during the week as well as the work you have completed on Purple Mash.  We especially enjoyed seeing your fantastic fact files about medicines of the rainforest!

Please keep sending in the photos of your work, as we really enjoy seeing what you have been working on. Well done for all that you have been doing at home! It makes us so thrilled to see the effort and dedication you have for your learning!

Have a fun weekend!

Mrs Cullum, Mr Young and Miss McCrohan

Monday

English - Monday's task and Monday's resource

Maths  - Monday's task

Science - Year 5 – Accessing Purplemash

Log onto PurpleMash using your username and password.

Go to your ‘ToDo’s’.   Select the ‘ToDo’ tagged FD to access your Science lesson.  Click on the task and the app will launch. 

Overview of lesson week 12 (13/7/20)

Create a healthy eating plan.  Think of ways to improve your diet and those of your family.  Could you create some meals  they might like to try?  Use the website below to help you:

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/topics/zrffr82/articles/zppvv4j

Tuesday

English - Tuesday's task

Maths  - Tuesday's task

RE - Year 5 - Task 4:  RE Unit- Christianity

Could the Lord’s Prayer be universal?

Introduction:

Today we continue to learn how Christians pray.  Prayer may be practiced differently by different people but when Christians pray they believe that God is everywhere, is all knowing and all powerful.  They believe that Jesus is God's Son he has the power to help, and because he is also fully human he understands how they feel.

Watch the clip below - Christians talk to God through prayer:  We see examples of children's prayers and how and when they pray.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/teach/class-clips-video/religious-studies-ks2-christian-prayer/zbjv92p

Task:

You will need to refer back to the Lord’s Prayer to help you answer the questions below:

  • Which part of the prayer do you like the most?
  • Which part is the most difficult to understand or to do?
  • What would you include if you were to write prayer?

Wednesday

English - Wednesday's task

Maths Wednesday's task

Art - Year 4 - Lesson 7:  Surrealism

Please supervise your children when using the internet

Resources:

  • Paper
  • Pencil
  • Colouring tools
  • Your Imagination!

To Begin

In Tate Modern you can view some artists that were part of a group known as the Surrealists.  You can find out about Surrealism here

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1YE_Zas-A5A

This painting is called ‘The False Mirror’ by Magritte and we will use it to inspire our work today.

Activity

First, draw an eye but leave the iris blank.  You could look at your own eye in a mirror, look at someone else’s or look at a picture in a book or online.

Now, fill the iris with drawings.  Magritte has only drawn clouds but you can make yours much more imaginative, interesting and surreal.  Maybe draw some of your favourite things, patterns, animals, people or ask some members of your family (or teacher) to say the first word that enters their head and draw what they said.  You might repeat some of the images or rotate them.  If you are a bit stuck, use the ‘surrealist generator’ here to help you.  Finally, if you want, colour your artwork.

To End

The other style of surrealism was called automatism - drawing without thinking.  Have go.  Close your eyes and relax for a minute then open your eyes and draw whatever enters your mind or wherever you feel like moving your pencil for about two minutes.

Or, if you are at home, play The Exquisite Corpse game - I’m sure you’ll know this game but never knew the surrealist artists played it.  Here’s Emily from The Primary Art Class explaining how to play it.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xUt9auuM7B0&list=PLKmoVoqeac41ufCyNUTpVQ35cNXaJrg8B&index=3

Thursday

English - Thursday's task

Maths Thursday's task

Design & Technology - Year 5

Log onto PurpleMash using your username and password.

Go to your ‘ToDo’s’.

Launch Fair Trade Poster 2.

Create a poster to put around the school encouraging people to buy fair trade products.  Why is fair trade important?  What are the benefits of fair trade products?

Friday

English - Friday's task

Maths Friday's task

Other Curriculum Areas - Year 5 - Music Lesson 4:  At the Movies

Watch and reflect:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=F2bk_9T482g

  • Why has the music been used? 
  • How does it reflect the mood of the scene?
  • How does it change throughout the scene to reflect what is going on - think about the instruments used, beat, pattern, pitch and tempo.

Challenge:

  • Can you find another scene from a film that has used music to present a sad mood?
  • What is the movie and song?
  • Is the music similar to that of what “Up” used?

Hint:  Pixar movies use this technique a lot.