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Summer Week 5 Year 5

Week commencing 29.6.2020

PowerPoints are all available from the school website. If you have difficulty accessing the PowerPoint lessons or activity sheets, please get in touch via the Year 5 email address – y5@crossleyhallprimary.co.uk

Year 5 PSHCE



Can you remember what prepositions are?

Here is a list of commonly used prepositions: above, across, against, along, among, around, at, before, behind, below, beneath, beside, between, by, down, from, in, into, near, of, off, on, to, toward, under, upon, with and within

Can you write some sentences including prepositions about the picture on the Powerpoint?

Today our main task is to use good adjectives in a character description.

Read the short description of a character.  Can you draw what you think they look like?

PowerPoint Link: Monday English 29th


Video link https://whiterosemaths.com/homelearning/year-5/

Subtracting decimals with the same number of places

Link to worksheet


Keeping Active-

Put on an imaginary circus skills show.   Pretend you have a hula hoop and spin it around your waist, then your ankles and then your arms.  Now can you juggle 2 or more imaginary balls? Could you pretend to balance on a tightrope?  What else could you do?

 Creative Task:  Making your own lava lamp





PowerPoint Tuesday English 29th

Today we are going to identify and consolidate the good use of adjectives in character descriptions.

Can you highlight or underline all the good descriptive phrases and expanded noun phrases.

Sort the nouns from the adjectives and then to place these in piles face-down on the table. Pick a noun and two adjectives to create a variety of combinations. Which make interesting descriptions and which are boring or silly?


Subtracting decimals with different number of decimal places

Video link https://whiterosemaths.com/homelearning/year-5/

Link to worksheet


 PSHE: Listen to the story


What did Jenny have that burdened her?

What did she do about it?

What advice would you give to someone like Jenny?

Keeping Active

Pretend you are at the back of a crowd of people.  What are they all looking at? Is it somebody famous? You need to jump as high as you can to see over the top of their heads. The more jumps you do, the more chance you have of seeing who it is!

Creative Task: Skittle experiment

Place skittle round the edge of a plate next add water in the middle.

Sit and watch what happen.




PowerPoint Link: Wednesday English 29th

Can you choose the best connectives?

Read the text again

Today we are going to practise using adjectives in our own character descriptions.

Now that you have found the descriptions and expanded noun phrases, can you draw and write a short description of Mrs Pratchett and Captain Hardcastle.


Video link https://whiterosemaths.com/homelearning/year-5/

Multiplying decimals by 10, 100 and 1000

Link to worksheet


 PSHE: My top 5 worries,

Copy the template onto your paper and write down 5 things that worry you.

What strategies can you use when something worries you?

Keeping Active

Air cycling workout

Step 1: Lie on your back on an exercise mat, keeping your lower back pressed against the mat. Gently support your neck by bracing your hands against the back of your head. Step 2: Lift your upper body off the mat while bringing your knees to up above your torso and keeping your legs parallel to the floor.

Creative Task

Milk, food colouring magic

Pour some milk into a plate, add a few drops of food colouring to the middle. Dip a bud into dish soap and watch what happens.




Can you write some sentences about the sweet shop?  Include relative clauses.


You are going to be writing about a visit to a sweet shop.

Think of a sweet shop you have visited.  Are there any interesting people that work there?  What makes them interesting?  Make a list of ideas.

Remember to include interesting adjectives as you plan.

Thursday English 29th


 Video link: https://whiterosemaths.com/homelearning/year-5/

 Dividing decimals by 10, 100 and 100

Link to worksheet


PHSCE:  Talking about your worries.

Write down 5 friends or adults you can talk about your worries to.

Keeping Active

Body points

Points of the body include: head, hands, elbows, bottom, knees and feet.

How many points can you balance on? Start with 1 eg one foot or just your bottom (nothing else must be touching the floor though). Next try 2 then 3.  Keep going.  What is the highest number of points you can balance on?

 Creative Task Vinegar and baking soda trick

To a small glass add a couple of table spoons of baking powder

Add a couple of drops of food colouring

Pour in vinegar for an eruption




What is verb. Object or subject?   Label the sentences on the Powerpoint.

Look back at your plans from yesterday.   Makes some changes if you like.

Now it’s time to write. Include as many interesting adjectives as you can can, along with some of thefeatures from the warm ups if you can.

Friday English 29th


 Video link https://vimeo.com/430336159

Read and interoperate two way tables

Link to worksheet

PSHCE:  Pick one of the five people and talk through your worries like Jenny did in the story.

Creative Task : Making a hand fan ( Make sure you ask an adult to help you as this activity involves using a knife)


 Keeping Active

Use tins instead of dumbbells to carry out the woodchopper exercise.


Don’t forget to take photographs of your work and email them to your teachers: y5@crossleyhallprimary.co.uk

Your teachers will also be allocating work through My Maths, Bug Club and Purple Mash.