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Homework

Homework is for all children and consolidates the learning that children have covered in class each week. 

Weekly homework will consist of:

  • Spellings 
  • Maths task
  • Quiz of the Week

Children can practise their spellings, complete the Maths task and answer the quiz questions in the homework book. The answers will be posted the following week so that parents and children can self-assess their answers at home. Please remember not to return the homework books to school.

 Homework books will be sent out and should not return to school. 

If you have any questions for the Year 5 team, please feel free to email us at year5@grafton.bardaglea.org.uk and we will get back to you as soon as possible.

Spellings 

  Week of the 30/11/2020

 
 
Moons Rockets Stars Planets
Tear Tear Peace Truth
Joy Tearful Peaceful Truthful
Fear Tearfully Peacefully Truthfully
Joyful Joy Duty Disgrace
Tearful Joyful Dutiful Disgraceful
When Joyfully Dutifully Disgracefully
They Fear Plenty Mercy
That Fearful Plentiful Merciful
With Fearfully Plentifully Mercifully
Went Beautiful Disgrace Beauty
    Disgraceful Beautiful
    Disgracefully Beautifully

Maths

 
Quiz of the Week
Week beginning 30/11/2020

1. Write down 5 contractions. What are the 2 words that you have merged together?

2. What are the features of a non-chronological report?

3. Would you rather live in the Tudor times or today? Explain.

4. Why is it important to keeps things the same during an experiment?

5. Look at the root word achieve. Write 3 other words from the word family.

6. Create your own pattern. Translate it twice to the right.

7. What impression do you get of Shane so far?

8. How do you build a Truss bridge?

9. Why is friction important in our everyday lives?

10. Choose 3 punishments from the Tudor times, explain how they are different from punishments today.

Don’t forget to use Epic! Whilst at home.

Last weeks answers 

Week beginning 23/11/2020

  1. How do you convert a mixed number to an improper fraction?

    Multiply the whole number by the denominator, then add you answer to the numerator. The denominator then stays the same.

    2. Was Stanley to blame for getting sent to Camp Green Lake?

    Own opinion, make sure you have used evidence to back you up!

    3. What have you found out about the Yellow Spotted Lizards?

    You could have included- They live in holes, they have exactly 11 spots, their eyes aren’t actually red, they have a milky white tongue, they are deadly- and many more!

    4. Where have you experienced friction?

    Own answers- on your bike, in your house, on a table

    5. Name 2 of the punishments from the Tudor period.

    The wrack, the scold’s bridle, the ducking stool, the stocks

    6. Do you think punishments in the Tudor period were fair? Why?

    Own answers- Justify your answer using evidence

    7. What are Author’s Choice questions?

    Questions that focus on the effect that the author is trying to achieve

    8. How can you convert an improper fraction to a mixed number?

    Divide the numerator by the denominator. The answer becomes the whole number and any remainders become the new numerator.

    9. Write a definition of what friction is.

    The resistance that one surface or object encounters when moving over another.

    10. What makes a good bridge? Draw a picture of what a good bridge looks like.

    Own answers- we would love to see your drawings!