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Hello, Year 5!  Here are this week’s learning activities.


This week we will be looking at adding decimals.

You will find 5 maths lesson videos that you can watch and click on the activities for the tasks.

  • Maths no Problem:

Pages 15- 25 – adding decimals only.

  • Extra Challenge: You will find some great activities on
  • Game of the week! Check out this maths online game about decimals.

Click on the game called ‘Adding decimals soccer game’

  • TT Rockstars – continue with your daily access to TT Rockstars.
  • Numbots – maths games and activities



Continue to enjoy reading!  You can access bug club each day, earn coins and play games.

Reading task: Read the extract from ‘Shadowsea’ by Peter Bunzl . Click this link Shadowsea_extract  or you can register for free on to access the text.

You can read it on the screen or print it off.  This will be our text for the next few weeks.

Once you have read the text, complete some of the following tasks:

  • Write about the Who, What, Where, When and Why from the text.
  • Highlight any unfamiliar words. See if you can work out what they mean by reading around the sentence, decide on the word class and then look it up in a dictionary after.  Remember always relate it back to the story and how the word fits in.
  • Create a word bank of amazing words that the author has used
  • Draw the characters and brainstorm any information you can collect about them.
  • Draw the scene from the book and label with key information from the text
  • Design a front cover for the book.
  • Predict what you think might happen next in the story.
  • Brainstorm about what you ‘KNOW’ from the text and what you ‘THINK’
  • Write about what you liked or disliked so far.
  • Create a wordsearch using your vocabulary lists, characters and key information

These are all tasks that you have been doing all year in Year 5.


Use the following link to watch the Selfish Giant, written by Oscar Wilde.


Write to the giant to persuade him to let the children play in his garden.

Your letter should include the following:


-Address of the sender in the top right-hand corner

-The correct opening (Dear Sir/Dear Giant)

-Opening sentence explaining why you’re writing

-A number of focused paragraphs

-A firm summing up of the purpose of the letter

-Suitable ending (Yours faithfully/Yours sincerely)

Take care

Mrs French and Mr Morris

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