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20.07.20

Hi everyone, 

 

Can you believe it's the last few days before the summer holidays? We hope you are all looking forward to them and have a good week. Here are a few activities for you to complete.

 

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What's the difference between the homophones 'prey' and 'pray'? Look them up in a dictionary if you're not sure. Write down their definitions.

 

 

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5.) Can you justify your answers? How do you know? Tell an adult at home. 

13.07.20

 

Complete one of these SPaG tasks every day this week. 

 

1.) Find the mistakes in this postcard. How many can you spot?

 

2.) When do we use the spelling ending 'tial' or 'cial'? Can you remember the rule?

 

What do these words mean?

-potential

-initial

-superficial

-facial

 

Write a definition for each one. Look them up in a dictionary if you don't know.

 

3.) Write a sentence containing each word.

 

4.) Play these interactive games to practise some words ending in the spellings 'tial' and 'cial':

https://www.spellzone.com/word_lists/games-3934.htm

 

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06.07.20

Here are some extra Spelling, Punctuation and Grammar tasks. Complete one each day.

 

1.) Why is this headline ambiguous? What does the word 'ambiguous' mean? Can you think of a synonym? Look up the definition in a dictionary if you are unsure.

 

 

2.) When do we use the present tense? Rewrite the sentences so that they are in the Present.

 

 

3.) Spot the mistakes in the sentences below:

 

 

4.) Can you remember what inverted commas look like and when we use them? Write down your answer. 

Watch this video if not: 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6-YFmLctwDY 

 

5.) Then, complete this:

29.06.20

Here are activities for you to complete! There is one for every day of the week!

 

1.) Look up the words 'comparative' and 'superlative' in a dictionary. What do they mean and when do we use them?

 

2.)  Can you remember what a noun phrase is? Here is some information in case you're unsure:

 

Copy and complete this grid:

 

3.) Look at the pictures below and write two noun phrases about each alien. Remember to use comparatives/ superlatives.

 

4.) Your monster has gone missing! Make a 'Wanted' poster. First, draw the monster in the box. Then, describe what the monster looks like and how it acts!

Send us your pictures if you can!

 

 

5.) Play these interactive games: 

https://learnenglishkids.britishcouncil.org/grammar-practice/comparatives-and-superlatives

22.06.20

Complete one activity a day.

 

1.) Relative clauses

What is a relative clause?

relative clause is a type of clause that changes or adds more information about a noun or another clause. It often does this by using a relative pronoun such as whowhichwherewhenwhose, or that:

 

‘That’s the girl who lives near the park.’

 

‘The film that I watched was terrible.’

 

‘Sam won the prize, which upset Katie.’

 

2.) Play this interactive game:

https://www.eslgamesplus.com/relative-clauses-english-grammar-game-for-kids/

 

3.) Make up 3 sentences of your own that have one these relative pronouns in them: who, which, that.

 

4.) Complete this quiz:

How many can you get right? Send us your answers to check!

 

5.) Practise your spelling through this game! Look up the meanings of any words you are unsure about in a dictionary.

https://www.spellzone.com/word_lists/games-10609.htm

15.06.20

Complete one of these tasks every day laugh!

 

1.) What do the words 'synonym' and 'antonym' mean? Can you tell and adult and give an example?

 

Here's a poster to refresh your memory!

 

How many synonyms can you think of for these words?

- nice

- fun

- said

 

2.) Complete this crossword.

 

3.) Play this interactive game to practise using both synonyms and antonyms.

https://www.abcya.com/games/wordtoss_synonym_antonym

 

4.) Watch this clip to recap how silent letters work:

https://www.bbc.co.uk/teach/class-clips-video/english-ks2-wonderful-words-silent-letters/zh4hf4j

Do you find that's a good way to remember some silent letters or do you have another way?

 

5.) Have fun playing this game at home with someone in your family! You will need some dice and tokens.

08.06.20

Try one of these activities every day this week!

 

 

 

 

 

 

01.06.20

Hi all! We hope you had a nice half term break. Here are some SPAG activities to keep you busy this week!  Complete one of these activities every day.

 

Remember: 

 

 

 

 

 

 

18.05.20

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:

 

11.05.20

 

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! 

 

04.05.20

 

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?

 

 

 

Homophones

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 =

27.04.20

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

https://www.bbc.co.uk/teach/class-clips-video/english-ks1--ks2-punctuation-pals/zh84mfr

 

 

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! 

 

Punctuation 

 

 

Interactive games:

http://www.primaryhomeworkhelp.co.uk/interactive/punctuation.html (Adding missing punctuation)

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/topics/zvwwxnb/articles/zc773k7 (Commas)

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/topics/zvwwxnb/articles/zpgjy4j (Ellipsis)

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/topics/zvwwxnb/articles/z2yydxs (Bullet points)

 

Challenge:

 

 

Try this quiz to test your knowledge!

https://www.educationquizzes.com/ks2/english/direct-speech/ (Speech Marks Quiz)

 

 

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