Benhurst Primary School
Weekly Overview
Year 5

This page provides parents with an overview of what the children are learning about in Maths and Literacy as well as outlining their current homework.

If there are specific on-going issues with any aspects of your child’s homework, please contact their class teacher directly to discuss the matter further.


WEEK BEGINNING:
June 26 2017
YEAR GROUP:
Year 5
LITERACY GROUP:
The Highwayman
NUMERACY TOPIC:
Measures

Reading is fundamental. In fact, it is one of the most important ingredients to becoming all that you can be. Reading develops your brain, provides a window into the world around you and gives you a greater chance to succeed.

Please support your child read by hearing them at least four times a week and completing their Reading Record. Thank you!


Maths Facts tested on: July 04 2017
Group 1

Know division facts for all tables up to 12 x 12
Group 2

Group 3


Spelling tested on: July 04 2017
Group 1

whole
why
window
without
woke
woken
word
work
world
write




Group 2

great
grate
key
quay
pane
pain
scent
sent
hall
haul



Group 3


Project
We would like to invite the children to take part in a half termly project which they should undertake in addition to their reading and learning their spellings and maths facts.

The children should choose a minimum of one task per section or more if they wish!

Children will be awarded a certificate upon the completion of their project.

Be a writer!
Retell a Viking Myth or Legend. You could do this verbally to the class, use Movie Maker, Powerpoint – be as creative as you like!

Minimum of 2 A4 page with illustrations.
Write a Viking adventure story.

Minimum of 2 A4 pages.
Write a newspaper article about a Viking event.

Minimum of 1 A4 pages.
Be a detective!
How many Viking Gods can you discover? How can you present your research clearly to the rest of the class?

Minimum of 2 A4 pages.



Find out about a Viking battle or invasion and write a report about it.

Minimum of 2 A4 pages.
The Vikings came from Norway, Sweden and Denmark. Choose one of these countries to investigate further.

Minimum of 2 A4 pages.
Get creative!
Follow a Viking recipe to produce a traditional Viking dish.
As evidence, write the recipe and take photographs of each stage.
Design and make a dragon.
Design and make a Viking helmet.

Additional information on our learning this week

The final deadline for all homework projects is Friday 19th May. They need to be written in pencil or handwriting pen which has been provided. Homework projects can be completed in books or as loose leaf pamphlets, demonstrating a high level of presentation.