Good morning Year 5
Optional PE: complete a daily challenge https://www.parkhalljuniorac.co.uk/pe-activities/
Spelling (20 minutes)
New words –
desert, dessert, flaw, floor, steal, steel, bored, board, draft, draught
Look up the definitions of any words that you are not familiar with. You could record them in a notebook or on paper.
Watch the videos below about percentages. Then log onto I am Learning. Complete the task ‘Percentages’. Remember that there is a video on I am Learning that you must watch before you complete the task.
Reading (10 minutes)
A positive thinker is someone who looks for the good in every situation. A great way to get in to the habit of positive thinking is to focus on what is good about today. It can be something that has already happened, or something that is going to happen, that you are looking forward to. It can even be something you plan to do for someone else, that will make it a good day for them. Think of three different ways to finish this statement: ‘Today is a good day because…’
Now think of something that makes you smile. Is it something you can do today to make your day even better? It could be something small.
Focusing on what makes us happy can help us to be positive thinkers. List some activities/people that make you happy. Now create a short poem called ‘Happiness is…’ Don’t worry too much about it rhyming. Just try to express what makes you happiest.
Science (1 hour)
L.O. To be able to associate the brightness of a lamp with the number and voltage of cells.
Task 1: Below are some statements about why we might take repeated measurements in an investigation. Make two lists – one which lists the correct (true) statements and one which lists the incorrect (false) statements. When you have done this rank the correct statements by deciding which are more important (1 being the most important).
Task 2: Watch the videos and read the information from the below links. Make notes (you can pause the videos to do this if you need to).
Task 3: Think back to your Electric Scarecrow task last week. The farmer you are making the scarecrow for needs to know what the effect will be if you added more batteries (or cells) to your scarecrow circuit. Answer these two questions in as much detail as you can:
Votes for schools (20 minutes)
See this information on the class pages. Discuss your thoughts with your family.