Remote Learning


Remote Learning 26th April 2021

English – Reading – Philip Pullman – Firework Maker’s Daughter

Please read with your child daily.

There are four stages to our reciprocal reading:

1) Predict – what do you think this text is going to be about?

2) Clarify – look up any words that you don’t understand using a dictionary.

3) Question – write a question that can be retrieved from the text. Write your answer using a full sentence.

4) Summary – summarise the text in two sentences.

LI: Extended write – Story opening.

Children will write their own opening to the Firework Maker’s daughter.

They will need to use the following Y5 writing features independently and be able to identify them in their writing:

  • Powerful adjectives (describing words)
  • Parenthesis or relative clauses ( ) – – , , Who, that, which, whose
  • Fronted adverbials
  • Simile / metaphor
  • Simple, compound and complex sentences
  • De;de sentences (description ; detail)

Grammar online lessons:

Spelling – suffixes or past and present tense.

Maths – 19.04 – Converting units of measurement – time.

In class, we are looking at Fractions and decimals. Please ensure that you use the ‘Mastery Maths Homework guide Spring’ to support you with these lessons, this will help your understanding of how this unit will be taught in school and provides some classroom tasks and follow on suggestions for your child. – this can be found on the Y5 webpage.

Additonal tasks for Translations will be set online via MyMaths, Oak Academy or Maths with Parents.

 Monday 26.04.2021 – We are currently on Lesson 5 – converting units of measure. 

Please follow the link below to access the lessons.

Please ensure that you sign up to Maths with Parents here: MathswithParents Y5 letter

If you have any problems please contact Mr Hayden on the following email:

My Maths :

User: hfps

Password: Boostholy

Then enter your unique log-in details.

Children should also be accessing TimesTable Rockstars daily.


Join us by following Joe Wicks on a Monday, Wednesday and Friday at 9am.

Below you can find lesson ideas / games to play and stay active whilst at home.

Topic – Japan

LI: To be able to understand the impact Japanese inventions / advance in technology has had an impact on our world.

Join our weekly topic lessons on Teams to add to our Space Race time line!

Science –

Living things and their habitats:

Life cycles:

Art – Anime



LI: Locate the world’s countries, using maps to focus on Europe (including Russia), and North / South America.

LI: Understand geographical similarities and differences through region, countries, major cities and land use.

As part of our festivals topic, we will be exploring the worlds continents and how they differ in terms of characteristics, land use and geographical similarities.

We will be exploring Asia.


Size (population)

Major cities


Power (Wealth)

Location on a map



Please complete the ‘How to stay safe online’ unit.

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