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Have fun completing one of these activities a day.


1.) Can you remember what a modal verb is? Tell an adult at home or look up the definition if you're not sure. Next, fill in the gaps with the right modal verb.


2.) Make up 4 of your own sentences using modal verbs.

For example:

You should sneeze into a tissue and bin it straight away. 



3.) What are similes? Here's a poster that should refresh your memory!

Write 5 sentences of your own. You could write about friends, family or animals.


4.) Look up the word 'metaphor' in a dictionary. Write down the definition. What is the difference between a simile and a metaphor? Here is a poster to give you some clues.


5. Make your own metaphors:




Try one of these activities every day. Remember to email the Year 5 team to show us your work, if you have any questions or need support. We are happy to help smiley!





Write a short story and use at least four of the words in the previous activity. Look at the pictures below to help you with ideas!




Spot the mistakes! 




Complete one of these activities a day and practise your SPAG skills.


Can you think of 3 sentences with a different modal verb in each one?





What are they? Homophones are tricky words which sound the same but have different meanings and are sometimes spelled differently (there, their and they're, for example).



Write 6 sentences (minimum) using a different homophone each time.






Write the correct homophone and match it to the picture.

             tee =

             blue  =

             flu =

             deer = 

             pear = 

             tail =

             sun = 

             week = 

             road = 

             two =


Here are some interactive clips for you to enjoy. Watch one a day and see if you understood how to use each skill.



Can you tell what the different colour words are? 

Print this page if you can. Otherwise, write them down. 


Check out these posters to help you!


Here are some new topics to work on smiley. Try one a day! 





Interactive games: (Adding missing punctuation) (Commas) (Ellipsis) (Bullet points)





Try this quiz to test your knowledge! (Speech Marks Quiz)