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:
September 18 2017
YEAR GROUP:
Year 5
LITERACY GROUP:
Macbeth
NUMERACY TOPIC:
Place Value

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: September 26 2017
Group 1

Count forwards and backwards from any given number, in any steps.
Group 2

Group 3


Spelling tested on: September 26 2017
Group 1

brother
but
by
call
came
can’t
could
did
does
don’t





Group 2

superhuman
international
anticlimax
information
education
properly
shortly
treasure
picture
adventure



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!
Write a diary entry as an Anglo-Saxon about their daily life.
Minimum of 1 A4 page.


Write an interview with an invader about their experience of conquering Britain.
Minimum of 1 A4 page.
Produce an information booklet of facts about the Anglo-Saxons.
Minimum of 2 A4 pages.
Be a detective!
Research Anglo-Saxon beliefs and how they influenced Britain.
Minimum of 2 A4 pages.

Investigate what technology the Anglo-Saxons invented and how it impacted their daily life.
Minimum of 2 A4 pages.
Explain what Sutton Hoo is and what it has taught us about the Anglo-Saxons.
Minimum of 2 A4 pages.
Get creative!
Make a stained glass window with an Anglo-Saxon twist.
Design and make your own Anglo-Saxon shield to use in battle.
Create an Anglo-Saxon poem which must be written in runes.

Additional information on our learning this week

The final deadline for all homework projects is Friday 13th October. 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.