Year 5 Home Learning – 22.11.19

Year 5 Home Learning – Friday 22nd November

(All learning to be handed in Wednesday 13th December)


Please encourage your child to read for at least 20 minutes at least five times per week. Please record what you have read in your reading record.

Spelling & TT Rock Stars

Please use Spellodrome and TT Rock Stars  regularly.

Home Learning Menu

Over the next 3 weeks you must complete an activity/series of activities that total at least 15 points. How you choose to do so is up to you! For example, you may just complete the fifteen-point activity or may choose to do one ten and a five-point activity; you could also choose to do three five-point activities – it is completely your choice! Have a look at the activity menu below:

15 points 10 points 5 points
Combine art and science to make an astonishing and unique gemstone! Experiment with materials such as wax, resin, plaster and jelly!


Find out what work is carried out by an Assay Office. You may have a local office that you can visit.


Find out the atomic numbers and symbols for metals such as lead, copper, silver, zinc, iron and platinum.


Visit your local museum or library and use historical maps to find out where local wells used to be


You want a sneak peak inside the alchemist’s lab, he won’t let you in unless you give him a riddle to solve.  Write a riddle for the alchemist.


  Design a costume and travel kit for an alchemist. What useful things might an alchemist pack in a suitcase?


Practice your Christmas songs!