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:
April 02 2019
YEAR GROUP:
Year 5
LITERACY GROUP:

NUMERACY TOPIC:


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:
Group 1

dependable
comfortable
understandable
reasonable
countable
deliverable
disagreeable
suitable
portable
enjoyable
Group 2

dependable
comfortable
understandable
reasonable
disagreeable
suitable
enjoyable
Group 3

potatoes
pressure
probably
promise
purpose
possible
quarter
question
recent
regular

Spelling tested on: April 09 2019
Group 1


Group 2

Group 3




Project
We would like to invite the children to take part in a 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