Year 5 Home Learning Spring Term

English

Research some famous modern Olympic athletes. What can find out about them? Create a fact file or write a biography about this person and their event(s). Can you find out how to write your name using the Ancient Greek alphabet? Can you find any words in English that we use today, which originated from Ancient Greek?

2016 Summer Olympics - Wikipedia

Complete the spelling and spag.com activities set every week by your teacher.

 

Maths

Do you know what a fraction is? Could you explain your definition to somebody else? What about percentage and decimal equivalents? What are the rules for adding and subtracting fractions (with the same denominator)?

Work through the My Maths homework tasks set every week by your teacher.

Art

Research Ancient Greek buildings and architecture (e.g. theatres, temples, public buildings, etc.). See if you can sketch or make a model to bring in for our Greek topic display.

 Ancient Greek Art - Facts, Architecture & Projects - HISTORY

Science

Investigate the life span of different tree species. Which trees have the longest life span and which have the shortest. Can you find out why? Look at the UK and foreign species too.

 What if everyone in the world planted a tree? - BBC Ideas

History

Do you know your Greek Gods and Goddesses? You could write a story, draw pictures, or create a play explaining how they became the God/Goddess of love, war, underworld, messages etc.

 

Free Vector | Ancient greek gods 2 horizontal cartoon figures sets with  dionysus zeus poseidon aphrodite apollo athena

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