St John the Baptist
Church of England Primary School

 

Welcome back to Term 2. THE CHRISTMAS TERM 

 

For example; 

5AW-     8:30 start with a 3pm finish 

5FC-       8:50 start with a 3:20 finish 

 

Please contact us on out Class web addresses if you have any concerns 

Mrs Crampton and Mrs Whitaker 

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Homework
This weeks History / Literacy homework

For literacy homework this week, we would like you to research 1 area of Anglo Saxon life.

You may choose 1 topic from the following list and may present it however you wish. This will help you to contribute to our history lessons next week when we will be looking at how the Anglo Saxons lived

  • What was it like to be a child in Anglo Saxon times?
  • What were Anglo Saxon homes like?
  • What jobs did Anglo Saxons do?
  • Religion in Anglo Saxon times

Try to find as much detail as you can.

The following sites might be useful

https://www.natgeokids.com/uk/discover/history/general-history/anglo-saxons/

https://www.theschoolrun.com/homework-help/anglo-saxons

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/topics/zxsbcdm

 Remember to take care when searching online and check with an adult if you come across anything you are unsure of.

This week's Maths Homework- Friday 20th November

Maths Homework

Friday 20th November to hand in on Wednesday 25th November

 

This week, we have been learning about factors, prime number, composite numbers and square numbers. Your task is to showing your understanding in these areas and display them in a way that will help you remember these. We would like you to include examples of these types of numbers

The following websites may be helpful or any maths information books you may have at home, or search engines that you would like to use. If searching the web, please have adult present if you don’t have restrictions on your computer;

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/topics/z6j2tfr/articles/zv9sv9q bbc bitsize factors

https://www.dkfindout.com/uk/maths/prime-numbers/composite-numbers/ composite numbers

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/topics/zyhs7p3/articles/z2ndsrd#:~:text=Square%20numbers,3%C2%B2%20%3D%203%20x%203%20%3D%209 bbc bitsize square numbers

https://www.mathsisfun.com/prime_numbers.html all about prime numbers

 

Let the force be with you- Homework to be handed in on November 18th

 

Choose 2 or more activities from the grid below. Each task has a point system- like before- which will be added up over the year. Once the points are added up, you are then awarded a homework certificate. Points awarded will be at the teacher’s discretion taking into consideration effort and presentation. Evidence of completion can be recorded in the homework book in text, written confirmation or photographs or posters.

To be handed in on Wednesday 18th November.   

 

Why not create a poster explaining why forces are different on Earth than they are on the moon and even on different planets.

 

  

(10 points)

Explore gravity by dropping a selection of objects on the floor – do they always fall? Write a report on your findings

 

 

 

(8-15 points)

 

Play fish  force on ICT games to test the forces needed to move objects.

 

Head to the Year Five webpage to follow the link

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(6 points)

 

Find out about Leonardo Da Vinci's work with simple machines. Yes, he was an inventor as well as a painter.

 

 

 (5 – 8 points)

Choose an activity that you like to do, ie, football, basketball, skipping, gymnastics etc and think about what forces are used whilst doing it. You could have your photograph taken and annotate it. 

 

(9 – 12 points)

Investigate what objects float and sink in the kitchen sink or the bath and find out about Archimedes' principle.

 

(12-14 points)

Investigate different shapes of paper aeroplanes and which are most effective; discuss why.

 

 

(7 -10 points)

 

Make a mini-parachute for a teddy. What shape or size is most effective? Show your findings

 

 

(10 – 14 points)

 

Make a simple pinball machine using a cardboard box and ice lolly sticks and explore the science of forces and motion.

 

(15 – 20 points)

 

Find out some information about a famous inventor that discovered something about forces and write about them and their discovery.

 

(5 – 10  points)

 

Space topic Homework

 

Saint John’s Year 5 HOMEWORK GRID for Space

(this type of homework is given out once every half term)

 

Dear Parent/Carer,

This half term your child will begin our Space topic

During this topic, in literacy we will look at books with a space theme and in Science we are exploring the solar system.

 

Dear Student,

Choose from the following activities over the 2-week period with a minimum of 2 pieces required. Each task has a point system which will be added up over the year. Once the points are added up, you are then awarded a homework certificate.

 

The highlighted point system is a guide. Points awarded will be at the teacher’s discretion taking into consideration effort and presentation.

 

Evidence of completion can be recorded in the homework book in text, written confirmation or photographs.   This homework is for week- 4th and 11th of September. To be handed in on Wednesday 16th September

 

TEACH YOUR Family

Choose a member of your family and teach them about the order of the planets in our solar system.       

 3 points

Reading

Find an article on Space and read to 2 family members or friends. Ask them to identify 3 facts they have learnt from you    

5 points

Design technology

Design and make your very own space mobile, rocket or spaceship!. This also needs a fact card as to what it is.

 

12 points

ICT

Use the internet to find out all you can about black holes, galaxies and constellations. Can sound travel through space?                                       5 points

Ict

Click here and then  scroll down to play ‘moon maths’ to practise your multiplication skills.     4 points

Historical research

Find out about space exploration. Who or what went to space first and why?      

 6 points

Literacy

Write a short story/poem about an alien or an astronaut’s time in space. Remember to include description and a varied vocabulary.        7 points

ART

Draw and/or paint an alien creature or a new planet! Give it an unusual name and write a paragraph about it.  8 points

         
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