Year 5 English

Below is a selection of activities and websites to help you with your homelearning. You do not need to print off the work, you can practise your work using the exercise books you were given. I have also attached the links for BBC homelearning. The bbc have online learning to help you practice what you have learnt. At the bottom of this page are more activities labelled 1 to 5 and two powerpoints with audio, looking at commas and noun phrases. Remember to do an English activity everyday.

 

Who would live in a house like this? English pack and theme activity sheet is at the bottom of this page.

Using description.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/articles/z4brcqt

 

Using brackets

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/articles/zn8c47h

Using Apostrophes

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/articles/zdsthbk

Expanded Noun Phrases

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/articles/z4d6t39

Similies and Metaphors

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/articles/zkygrj6

Websites

Audible

Website: https://stories.audible.com/start-listen

Key stages: early years foundation stage to key stage 2

Description: all children’s audiobooks are available for free while schools are closed.

Registration: not required

Authorfy

Website: https://authorfy.com

Key stages: early years foundation stage to key stage 2

Description: access to masterclasses on texts from a range of authors, including videos from the authors and activities linked to novels.

Registration: is required

BookTrust

Website: https://www.booktrust.org.uk/books-and-reading/bookfinder/

Key stages: early years foundation stage to key stage 2

Description: a site with recommended booklists, categorised by age range and topic, including fiction and non-fiction. Family activities are included in the ‘Home Time’ section.

Registration: not required

Classroom Secrets

Website: https://classroomsecrets.co.uk/free-home-learning-packs/

Key stages: early years foundation stage to key stage 2

Description: downloadable resource packs which cover a range of subjects, including reading and writing.

Registration: not required

Elevenses with the World of David Walliams

Website: https://www.worldofdavidwalliams.com/elevenses/

Key stages: key stage 2

Description: one free audio book reading is available to listen to every day.

Registration: not required

English Mastery

Website: https://www.englishmastery.org/

Key stages: key stage 1 and key stage 2

Description: downloadable resource books providing 8 weeks of activities.

Registration: not required

Literacy Shed

Website: https://www.literacyshedplus.com/en-gb/browse/free-resources

Key stages: key stage 1 and key stage 2

Description: downloadable resource packs with tasks based on video clips on YouTube.

Registration: not required

Love Reading 4 Kids

Website: https://www.lovereading4kids.co.uk/

Key stages: early years foundation stage to key stage 2

Description: a site with recommended booklists, categorised by age range and topic, covering fiction and non-fiction.

Registration: not required

Pobble 365

Website: https://www.pobble365.com/

Key stages: key stage 1 and key stage 2

Description: a new image is published each day as a basis for creative writing. Story starters, questions and drawing ideas are provided.

Registration: not required

Poetry by Heart

Website: https://www.poetrybyheart.org.uk/

Key stages: key stage 2

Description: a wide selection of poetry covering different topics

Registration: not required to view poems, but it is required to access teaching resources.

Purple Mash

Website: https://2simple.com/purple-mash/

Key stages: early years foundation stage to key stage 2

Description: free during the school closure period. Each week, a selection of daily activities is produced on different subjects, including comprehension and grammar.

Registration: is required

https://www.activelearnprimary.co.uk/login?c=0 (password needed)

https://www.spag.com/ (password needed)

Three Week Reading Challenge.

Below is a three week reading challenge. It is full of reading activities for you to complete.

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