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    27 April 2020

    Daily Message

    Happy Monday folks! Hope you had a fabulous, sun drenched weekend and are ready to hop back into your lessons for the week. We have a jammed packed week planned for you all. We are looking forward to hearing from you, so please do send in your work and/or anything you want to share with us. Don’t forget to start planning your time capsules.

    Email us if you have any further questions about this.

    Maths

    Maths

    There’s lots of conversion work today! And you’re going to use long division to do it. A tricky one today! Take your time and remember the work we have previously completed on division.

    Click here to watch the video.

    English

    English

    Happy Monday everyone! Today’s guided reading lesson is called ‘sweet dreams’. I had a lot of fun researching this one. You can view the lesson here

    Once you have completed guided reading, listen to the next chapter of Kasper in the Glitter.

    You will need a piece of paper and pencil in hand to make a brief map of the story world as you listen. Click here to watch the video.

    Year 5 Virtual School

    28 April 2020

    Daily Message

    Tuesday! A busy day stretches out ahead. Writing, spelling, Maths, history and music are all to be conquered on this day. Enjoy!

    Remember to keep sending us your work. We love hearing from you all!


    This week’s suggested timetable is here

    Maths

    Maths

    BONUS MATHS! That’s right! There’s some bonus maths today!

    As well as that, we are converting more units of time. Hours to minutes and minutes to hours. Enjoy!

    Click here to watch the lesson video.

    We use Maths No Problem textbooks and workbooks. If you are not a Charles Dickens pupil you can get them here.

    English

    English

    Firstly, we apologise for the technical difficulties with the videos posted yesterday.

    Here is the newly recorded Chapter 6 for you to catch up with.

    Then we have a video with Ms. Fraser on the ‘ough’ spelling pattern. Watch the video here before completing the focus and extension sheets in the spelling booklet.

    • Click here for the focus worksheet if you don’t have one.
    • Click here for the extension worksheet if you don’t have one.

    In our main lesson, we are focusing on direct speech. Watch the lesson video here and use the written copy of Chapter 7 to help you complete today’s main task.

    Once you have done all that, you can find out what happens next by listening to chapter 8 here before tomorrow’s lesson.

    Year 5 Virtual School

    29 April 2020

    Daily Message

    Wow it’s Wednesday already!

    Today’s lessons are; Maths, Grammar, English and Art with Mr Yusuf. Have fun and keep us posted on how you get on.


    This week’s suggested timetable is here

    Maths

    Maths

    Cup stacking contests, 400 metre races and paper cranes… today’s Maths lesson has it all!

    We are focussing on converting between seconds, minutes and minutes and seconds. Enjoy! Click here to watch the video.

    English

    English

    Let’s look at pronouns in Mr Huxley’s Grammar lesson. Click here to watch the video.

    More work on character voice and dialogue and the next two chapters of the story in our main lesson today. Click here to watch the video.

    Year 5 Virtual School

    30 April 2020

    Daily Message

    Good Morning folks! Can you believe it… it’s the last day of the month of April? How did that happen? We are well and truly into British Springtime now, and we’ve got a fabulous school day lined up for you to celebrate this last day in April 2020.


    This week’s suggested timetable is here

    Maths

    Maths

    How long is the longest train journey in the world? You’ll find out in today’s Maths lesson! Is it measured in hours or days?how can we convert between them? Click here to watch the video and find out more…

    We use Maths No Problem textbooks and workbooks, if you aren’t a Charles Dickens pupil you can get them here.

    English

    English

    Let’s start off by listening to chapter’s 11 and 12 of Kasper in the Glitter, beautifully read by Ms. Fraser. Click here to watch the video.

    Now, due to technical difficulties today’s English lesson comes in three parts.

    And you can finish off the lesson with a bit of handwriting practice. Click here to watch the video. Enjoy!

    Year 5 Virtual School

    1 May 2020

    Daily Message

    And so another week comes to a close. A week full of Mathematical conversions, science experiments and lots of reading and writing.

    A huge happy birthday to Dora for Sunday!

    Have a great weekend and don’t forget to make a start on the time capsule project if you haven’t done so already as there’ll be a new task from Ms. Spears on Monday!


    This week’s suggested timetable is here

    Maths

    Maths

    Negative numbers! Riga is the capital city of Latvia!

    We end the week by looking at negative numbers in Maths. Enjoy!

    Click here to watch the video.

    We use Maths No Problem textbooks and workbooks, if you aren’t a Charles Dickens pupil you can get them here.

    English

    English

    It’s Friday and thus an Independent write awaits us in English.

    Put your Kasper hat on and get ready to explore and describe a part of the city. Click here to watch the video.

    Once you’ve done that have a listen to chapter 15 where we meet a new character. Click here to watch the video.

    Contact

    Contact

    Send photographs or typed versions of your work into us for feedback or let us know if you need any help.year5.charlesdickens@gmail.com

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    Humanities

    Humanities

    Lesson 4 on Ancient Benin explores the art and beliefs of the Kingdom.

    Follow along with the lesson here and then watch this clip to see how brass ornaments were made

    You can also explore the famous artefacts from Benin on the BBC bitesize website too.

    Time Capsule Project!

    This is your chance to record your own personal histories as we adapt to a new way of life. We hope lots of you will get involved. Find out more about this exciting, optional, project here.

    Art & Music

    Creative

    Using our new art packs we’re creating a collage with flying doves, inspired by Henri Matisse. Click here for this week’s art lesson with Mr Yusuf, and follow along with the help sheet!

    Click here for the help sheet.

    Music

    Today we are going to have our first lesson using SoundTrap. This incredible online software is free and will enable you to compose your own music like professionals.

    Click here to watch the lesson video.

    SoundTrap works on smartphones and computers.

    Science

    Science

    This week’s Science lesson will include an experiment. For that, you will need two glasses, some sugar, tap water and a spoon.

    Grab your “Material World” booklet and watch the video here for the lesson.

    Click here for the booklet if you do not have it.

    Active

    Active

    For your active lessons this week, we have Yoga with Ms Fraser: Click here to watch the video.

    And dance with Delene, Click here to watch the video.

    French

    French

    Bonjour Year five!

    This week’s activity is making nouns plural, creating negatives sentences and a revision of our numbers to 30 . Click here for our lesson.

    Click here to download the writing frame.
    Click here to download the extension sheet to make more nouns plural, if you’d like to add a magician or a dragon to your castle!

    Au revoir

    Wellbeing

    Wellbeing

    Click here to watch this week’s Wellbeing lesson!

    SRE

    SRE

    Today we are starting a new topic in PSHCE, relationships and sex education, which will be taught by Mr Vanson. During this lesson you will be looking at puberty and reproduction.

    Follow this link here for the video lesson.

    RE

    RE

    It’s week 2 of our RE topic and we’ll be exploring why Muslims believe they have a duty to look after the planet. See Mr Smith’s video here

    Click here for the worksheet.

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