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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 14/12/2020

 

Moons

Rockets

Stars

Planets

ice

cell

cereal

centimetre

nice

city

choice

cyclone

face

circle

cymbal

century

race

centre

centimetre

cemetery

space

ice

cylinder

certificate

mine

nice

century

cinnamon

our

face

citizen

circumference

are

race

ceremony

medicine

yours

pencil

balance

sentence

them

space

difference

entrance

 

 

decimal

necessary

 

 

advance

sincere

Maths

Task 1

Complete the table below converting between grams (g) and kilograms (kg)

Remember, to convert from grams to kilograms we divide by 1000.

To convert from kilograms to grams we multiply by 1000.

Kg

Kg and g

g

1.25 kg

 

1kg 250g

 

1250g

 

 

 

 

1700g

 

 

2.30Kg

 

 

 

 

 

 

2Kg 400g

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2800g

 

2.75Kg

 

 

 

 

 

 

3Kg 175g

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

850g

 

 

1kg 90g

 

 

 

2.05Kg

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

4020g

 

Quiz of the Week

Week beginning 14/12/2020
  1. “Shane stole the cat with no name.” Do you agree with this statement? Why/why not?
  2. What is the process of converting grams to kilograms?
  3. Why was Elizabeth Fry an inspirational person?
  4. What techniques are used to create suspense?
  5. When do you use brackets, dashes and commas?
  6. Andy who- loves to read- won the reading competition. What is the mistake in this sentence? Write it correctly.
  7. What has been your favourite piece of writing this half term? Why?
  8. What are you most looking forward to over the holidays?
  9. What is air resistance?
  10. How and why is air resistance important in our everyday lives?
 

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

Last weeks answers 

Week beginning 07/12/2020

  1. If you could give Shane one piece of advice, what would it be?

Own Answers- Share them in class!

2. Do you think Shane was right to take the cat?

Yes- The cat might have been a stray and would now have someone to care for it

No- It is not Shane’s cat and we don’t know if it has an owner

3. Would you like to be a prisoner in the Victorian times?

Own answers- use evidence to back you up

4. Can you name imperial units of measurement?

Inches, yards, feet

5.List 4 features of an informal letter?

Date, address, greeting, chatty language, contractions, sign off

6. Can you explain what a fair test is?

An investigation where one variable is changed and all other conditions are kept the same

7. Why is it important to write a clear method?

To know the exact steps that you need to follow to complete the experiment

8. Why do we have Advent calendars?

 Advent is an important part of the Christian calendar. It means 'coming' and it's the period before Christmas, which celebrates the birth of Jesus.

9. Why is Advent important to Christians?

 Advent reminds Christians of the sacred meaning of Christmas

10. Can you find out what ‘etymology’ is?

The study of the origin of words