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Homework - Mr Dennis - Class 5 - 28/06/19 - 4/07/19

Homework

The children will need to continue to practise their acts for the Year 5 Leavers Show. If they have any resources they would like to gather together, photos to take or films to shoot please have a go at getting these together. If any photos or videos have been taken please send them into the school office e mail and we will then collect them from there! 

 

Spellings

Could all children please practise the spellings below. These will be the final set of Exception words the children will need to learn this year. They can also practise them all on www.spellingframe.co.uk and look for the Year 5 section. 

 

Maths

Can the children practise the 9, 11 and 12 times tables for a speed recall on Wednesday. The children will have 5 seconds between each question. 

 

Please keep reading with your children. We will be continuing our end of term tests next week and reading is such an important part of them! 

 

Many thanks 

Mr Dennis 

Homework - Mr Dennis - Class 5 - 13/06/19 - 20/06/19

Homework

The children will simply need to practise their acts for the Year 5 Leavers Show. If they have any resources they would like to gather together, photos to take or films to shoot please have a go at getting these together. If any photos or videos have been taken please send them into the school office e mail and we will then collect them from there! 

 

Spellings

Could all children please practise the spellings below. These will be the final set of Exception words the children will need to learn this year. They can also practise them all on www.spellingframe.co.uk and look for the Year 5 section. 

 

Maths

Can the children practise the 4, 6, and 7 times tables for a speed recall on Wednesday. The children will have 5 seconds between each question. 

 

Please keep reading with your children. We will be continuing our end of term tests next week and reading is such an important part of them! 

 

Many thanks 

Mr Dennis 

Homework - Mr Dennis - Class 5 - 13/06/19 - 20/06/19

Homework

We will be investigating our final topic of the year this week. Could the children begin to do a little research into the Amazon Basin. Where is it located in the world? Which cities are within the area? What physical and human features are present? The children can represent their knowledge in any format they like!

 

Spellings

Could all children please practise the spellings below based on 'ant and ent'. The children can also practise them all on www.spellingframe.co.uk and look for the Year 5 section. 

 

Maths

Can the children practise the 2, 3, 5 and 10 times tables for a speed recall on Wednesday. The children will have 5 seconds between each question. 

 

Please keep reading with your children. We will be continuing our end of term tests next week and reading is such an important part of them! 

 

Many thanks 

Mr Dennis 

ent and ant Spellings Week 6 Summer 2019

Homework - Mr Dennis - Class 5 - 06/06/19 - 13/06/19

Homework

This week we will be starting to develop our own 'Leavers Show'. The children need to think of an act they would like to perform in the show based on a favourite TV program of their own. They can do this with their friends or individually, but it is always best to perform with a friend if they can for support. I look forward to seeing what the children have thought of when we start practising this week. 

 

Spellings

Could all children please practise the spellings below based on 'cial and tial' and their 'Exception Words'. The children can also practise them all on www.spellingframe.co.uk and look for the Year 5 section. We will be testing the 'cial and tial' words on Monday and the 'Exception Words' on Thursday. I am sorry for the delay in testing over the last week. 

 

Please keep reading with your children. We will be starting our end of term tests this week and reading is such an important part of them! 

 

Many thanks 

Mr Dennis 

Homework - Mr Dennis - Class 5 - 24/05/19 - 6/06/19

Homework

This week we are giving the children a rest over half term. The purple homework books are being used to create their 'Leavers Book', so this week I have the homework instead of the children! Could you encourage the children to continue to read their books at home and practise the spellings below.  

 

Spellings

Could all children please practise the spellings below based on 'cial and tial' and their 'Exception Words'. The children can also practise them all on www.spellingframe.co.uk and look for the Year 5 section. 

 

Many thanks 

Mr Dennis 

Homework - Mr Dennis - Class 5 - 17/05/19 - 23/05/19

Maths  Homework

This week we are exploring decimals. The challenge the children have been set is stuck inside their Homework books. The children need to 'Reason' about where they would place the decimal on the number line. They will need to mark the position of the decimal on each of the number line and then below (using the lines within their books) explain why they have placed the number where they have. Finally, if they have finished all three number lines, they may also want to set their own number line for a member of their family to solve! Have fun exploring! 

 

Maths 

Explore and practise the Times Tables 11 and 12. 

 

Spellings

Could all children please practise the spellings below based on 'cial and tial'. The children can also practise them on www.spellingframe.co.uk and look for the Year 5 section. 

 

Many thanks 

Mr Dennis 

Homework - Mr Dennis - Class 5 - 10/05/19 - 16/05/19

Topic  Homework

This week we will be looking at our topic. I would like the children to create a research piece on a living thing of their choice. This could be a: plant, mammal, insect, reptile, amphibian or fish. If you could find out some facts about the living thing and then produce a diagram to explain the life cycle. We will then use the information in our topic lessons next week. Also, if you have any interesting books on the topic, it would be wonderful to share them with the class. 

 

Maths 

Explore and practise the Times Tables 7 and 9. 

 

Spellings

Could all children please practise the spellings below based on 'cious and tious'. The children can also practise them on www.spellingframe.co.uk and look for the Year 5 section. 

 

Many thanks 

Mr Dennis 

Homework - Mr Dennis - Class 5 - 03/05/19 - 09/05/19

Maths Homework

This week we would like the children to try working out some very different times tables. Each group have been set a number and we would like them to work out and find all the corresponding numbers from 1 to 12 for this table. For example if they are solving the times table of 32 they would work out 1 x 32 = 32, 2 x 32 = 64,  3 x 32 = 96 etc. The children have been shown the process in class and we would like them to see if they can use the principle of 'I know this, so I will also know ...' 

Group 1

Explore the times tables of 37 and 54

 

Group 2

Explore the times table of 24. 

 

Literacy Homework

Could all children please read a chapter of either their reading for pleasure book or their reading book form the library.

 

Spellings

Could all children please revisit the Exception Spellings that were set to practise over the Easter break. 

 

Many thanks 

Mr Dennis 

Homework – Mr Dennis  – WC 5.4.19 Due in 29-04-19

Topic

Here is the homework for the Easter holidays. We are starting to think about Leavers, and we are going to be putting together their own 'Leavers Book'. Over the holidays, could the children choose a page in their Homework Books, place in the date, title and then answer the four  questions below. It would be great if the children could use the questions as the headings for each section. 

1. All about me (a section where they can tell us about themselves, their hobbies and their ambitions for life)

2. My Favourite moment this year

3. My favourite moment at Bredon Hancock's First School

4. What I will most miss about Bredon Hancock's First School

Each section will need to be completed with a paragraph of information. It would be fantastic, while writing their own paragraphs, if the children can re read what they have written, check their punctuation and include possible relative clauses and parenthesis. 

 

Maths

The children also have Education City to allow them to practise many of the topics we have covered over the last two terms. I would also like the children to continue to practise all their Times Tables from 2-12 in order to allow them to have quick recall of their facts ready for next term.

 

Spellings

The children will be having their spelling test during the first week back after Easter. I have included the usual 20 Exception Words spellings that they will need to practise.  

Many thanks and have  a wonderful holiday!

Mr Dennis

Homework – Mr Dennis  – WC 29.03.19 Due in 04-04-19

Due to the testing we are currently doing in Class 5, the children have an extra week to learn the times tables and spellings that were set last week. For homework, I would love the children to simply enjoy reading their books from the school library or from the reading for pleasure box. Enjoy the sunshine and a good book and collect some 'ticks' in preparation for Mrs Millar's tea party! 

Many thanks!

Mr Dennis

Homework – Mr Dennis  – WC 15.03.19 Due in 21-03-19

The children are very busy this week solving problems on decimals, fractions and percentages. I have placed some great games on the homework section of Education City for the children to tackle this week! Please have a go and see if the children can explain to you how decimals, fractions and percentages all link together! 

Many thanks!

Mr Dennis

 

Maths

The children are exploring their knowledge of times tables and division facts: 

Group 1: please explore the 10 and 5 times table and the associated division facts, 

eg 12 x 5 = 60 and 60 ÷ 5 = 12

Group 2: please explore the times table of 5

 

Spellings

The children's spellings are attached below for their own groups and will focus on homophones once more. Sorry, there is a lot of them to get through! 

Many thanks 

Mr Dennis 

Homework – Mr Dennis  – WC 15.03.19 Due in 21-03-19

In preparation for the up and coming end of term tests I have set the children a comprehension to tackle based on a classic text. These comprehensions the children have placed in their homework books and are ready for the children to share with yourselves. Please take the time to tackle the questions together, share answers, and use capital letters and full stops in all their answers. 

Many thanks!

Mr Dennis

 

Maths

The children are exploring their knowledge of times tables and division facts: 

Group 1: please explore the 11 and 9 times table and the associated division facts, 

eg 11 x 4 = 44 and 44 ÷ 4 = 11

Group 2: please explore the times table of 9

 

Spellings

he children's spellings are attached below for their own groups and will focus on ibly and ably spellings! 

Many thanks 

Mr Dennis 

Homework – Mr Dennis  – Space and Science – WC 28.02.19 Due in 05-03-19

In preparation for our next literacy topic I would like the children to research some very famous people involved in space. You can choose between Neil Armstrong, Buzz Aldrin or Michael Collins. It would be great if the children could find out about the person’s early personal  life, their early career, their later fame and success and also the impact they have had in their field of science or space. If the children can collate some facts about these areas and place them in their Homework Diaries.

This information will be used to create biographies with the children during literacy over the next two weeks. I would hope the children have fun creating an interesting page of information with a selection of single, double and multi clause sentences. Please help the children to check their punctuation and spelling to ensure they do a fantastic piece of work.

Many thanks and have fun!

Mr Dennis

 

Maths

The children are exploring their knowledge of times tables and division facts: 

Group 1: please explore the 12 and 6 times table and the associated division facts, 

eg 12 x 4 = 48 and 48 ÷ 4 = 12

Group 2: please explore the times table of 12

 

Spellings

We are back to weekly spellings and the spelling rules. The children's spellings are attached below for their own groups and will focus on Homophones and 'ei' spellings! 

Many thanks 

Mr Dennis 

Homework 15-02-19 to 28-02-19

Topic 

With the up coming trip to Malvern Outdoor Elements Centre it would be wonderful for the children to complete some domestic challenges this half term holiday! We would like the children to make their own packed lunch for a trip out during their half term break, including a sandwich, and also to make their own bed! This would require them to take a pillow case on and off and also the duvet case on and off. These are both essential skills for them to manage during their time during the Malvern residential. Some photos of their efforts would be brilliant in order to place into their homework books when they are back in school on Monday 25th February 2019. 

 

Malvern Meeting 

On Monday 25th February 2019 there is the arranged Malvern meeting at 3.15pm in the hall. Present will be a representative from Malvern who will be there to answer any of your questions about the trip. We all hope this will be helpful for you. 

 

Bikeability

On Friday 1st March 2019 the children (weather permitting) will complete their Bikeability course. This will mean we will need all the bikes back to school and on the large playground on the morning of Friday 1st March 2019. The children will all go out again and take their final assessment with the instructors Robin and Pam. The bikes will then need to be returned home after school on Friday 1st March 2019. 

 

Spellings and Literacy 

Please could the children log onto their Education City Homework page and practise the 'prefix and suffix' spellings that are placed ready for the children to use. Children can also have a go at the KS2 Year 5 Word List game.    

 

Maths 

Please could the children log onto their Education City page and practise the 'fractions' games that have been placed on the site. 

 

Many thanks 

Mr Dennis 

Take Over Day 2019

Please could the children come dressed smartly for their role in school tomorrow. We have talked to the boys about wearing smart clothes, sensible smart shoes, if possible no jeans, and a tie is optional. They will also need to bring a water proof jacket, as usual, to keep them dry on the playground. 

The girls have also been encouraged to come to school smartly ready to be teachers. Sensible shoes are essential and they have a choice of having their hair up or down. It would be a sensible choice to have a bobble in school just in case they do need to tie it back. As usual a water proof coat is essential. 

Sports coaches can come to school in tracksuits and trainers, ready to take their lessons tomorrow. If they would like to wear shorts, it may be an idea to have them on under their tracksuit as the start of the day will be cold. 

We have also talked to the children that they do not need to wait on the playground tomorrow. They can come straight into school ready to go to their class or teacher to begin their work. This may be 5 or 10 minutes earlier than usual, but they need to prepare their lessons! 

Many thanks 

Mr Dennis 

 

Homework       8.2.19 to 14.2.19

Topic

This week we will be starting to prepare for Take Over Day. The children, over the weekend, need to start thinking about what they would like to do with the children in the roles they have been given. Below are a list of the jobs the children will be doing and some of the activities they will be asked to do: 

Head teachers and Deputy Head teachers -  plan a Collective Worship

Teachers - teach a short lesson about a favourite subject

Teaching Assistants - teach a small mathematics activity to a group of children in their class

ICT Technicians - teach a small group pf children about an APP on the iPad

Sports Coaches - plan a small PE lesson based on their favourite sport

All the children will need to do is come up with an idea and jot some notes down ready for planning their activities on Monday. 

 

Due to Bikeability we have not been able to test the children on their spellings or times tables, so the homework will remain the same as last weeks. The last three groups did not complete the Bikeability course due to the weather conditions. The team from Bikeability will send us a date when they can come in and work with us again to allow all the children to complete their course. 

Many thanks 

Mr Dennis

Homework       31.1.19 to 7.2.19

Bikeability

Please could the children come prepared for the weather next week. The children are able to bring jogging bottoms to wear over their shorts or trousers. They can also bring trainers in to wear whilst riding the bikes. Both instructors have said the children are able to wear gloves, bring warm waterproof coats and beanie hats to wear underneath helmets. I hope this information helps.

Thanks 

Mr Dennis 

 

Topic

This week I would like the children to be able to access Education City and try out some of the new games that have been uploaded. In particular could you have a look at the Literacy games involving colons and semi colons and the Maths games involving fractions. 

 

We will also be developing our new STEM project and will begin building our Space Rockets and investigating shadows. Next week it would be wonderful of the children were able to bring in an empty 'pop' bottle and a named torch. 

 

Maths

The children are exploring their knowledge of times tables and division facts: 

Group 1: please explore the 9 and 11 times table and the associated division facts, 

eg 5 x 9 = 45 so 45 ÷ 5 = 9

Group 2: please explore the 9 times table

 

Spellings

We are back to weekly spellings and the spelling rules. The children's spellings are attached below for their own groups. 

 

Thanks 

Mr Dennis 

Homework       25.1.19 to 31.1.19

Topic

Next week in Year 5 the children will be researching and creating their own persuasive letters in order to apply for 'Takeover Day' jobs within school. For homework this week, I would love the children to create a piece of work, within their homework books, explaining which job they would like in school and why. This can be in the form of a mind map, poster, letter, annotated picture etc. It would be wonderful if they could choose two different options, a top choice, and a second choice! 

The jobs available this year are: Head teacher, Deputy Head, class teacher, teaching assistant, sports coach, ICT technician and dinner supervisor. 

Good luck, and I cannot wait to see what the children come up with! 

 

Maths

The children are exploring their knowledge of times tables and division facts: 

Group 1: please explore the 7 and 8 times table and the associated division facts, 

eg 5 x 8 = 40   so   40 ÷ 8 = 5.

Group 2: please explore the 2 and 8 times tables. 

 

Spellings

As the spellings last week are below. We are back to weekly spellings and the spelling rules. The children's spellings are attached below for their own groups. 

 

Thanks 

Mr Dennis 

 

 

Homework            17.01.19 to 24.01.19

Topic

Our topic homework this week is to enjoy try and out enjoy all the games we have for you on Education City. The children have their 'log ins' inside their homework diary and will be able to access all the game son tablets or laptop computers. We have a huge range of mathematics and literacy games to enjoy, so have some fun this week! 

 

Maths

Once again the children are exploring their knowledge of times tables and division facts: 

Group 1: please explore the 8 times table and the associated division facts eg 5 x 8 = 40   so   40 ÷ 8 = 5.

Group 2: please explore the 3 and 7 times tables. 

 

Spellings

As the spellings last week were our Exception words the children have this week to practise them as well. The test will be on Thursday morning. 

 

Thanks 

Mr Dennis 

 

Homework         11.01.19 to 17.01.19

Topic

This week we are starting of homework with our new Space topic. In the children's homework books I would love them to be able to research a little bit about our own solar system. The focus of this could be about the planets, the sun, the moon, anything that grabs their interest! It can be presented within their homework books in anyway. This could be mind map, facts, a labelled picture, however they would like to present their information. 

 

Maths 

The children are exploring their times tables and looking at speed of recall and the associated division facts. 

Group 1: please practise the four times table and the associated division facts eg 2 x 4 = 8    so    8 ÷ 4 = 2. 

Group 2: please practise the four and the six times tables.

 

Spellings 

We are currently looking at Exception words. Could the children please pratise their groups relevant spellings for a test on Thursday 24th January. 

 

 

Homework       8.12.18 to 14.12.18

Spellings

A reminder that the children will be having a spelling test on a mix of all the spellings they have practised over the term. All the spellings are on the website within our Class 5 page. The test will take place on Thursday 13th December 2018. 

Many thanks 

Mr Dennis 

Class 5 Homework 30.11.18 to 7.12.18

Topic Homework

Please could the children complete their own Anderson Shelters. We are having a Class 5 Museum at the end of term and would love to have the shelters on display for everyone to see. If you would like to make them out of cake, it would be fantastic, but please only bring these in on the morning of Wednesday 12th December. 

The children also have a comprehension to complete. This is a wonderful chance to work together on developing comprehension answers about a classic text. This children will then stick this into their homework books and we will mark and discuss the answers together as a class. Education City is also available for all children to access and play! 

 

Spellings

We are not setting any new spellings this week. If you could revise all the spellings the children have done over the term and we will have an end of term test during the week beginning 10th December 2018. All the spellings lists will be in your child's spelling book and I will also place the master lists below. 

 

Times Tables

Please could the children continue to practise their 9 and 12 times tables. 

 

Thanks you 

Mr Dennis 

Autumn Term Homework         23.11.18 hand in 29.11.18

Topic Homework

This homework is continuous from the previous week and is detailed below. 

 

Spellings Homework

This week the spellings homework is focusing on contracted apostrophes. The spellings are posted below and the children are all clear and the groups they are in. The children will be tested on these next Thursday. 

 

Times Tables Homework

I would like the children to focus on the times tables of 9 and 12. The children will be tested on these tables next Wednesday. 

 

As always, please continue to support the children in reading four times a week. 

Many thanks 

Mr Dennis 

 

Topic Homework 23.11.18 to 29.11.18

Autumn Week 1 14.9.18 and due in 20.9.18

Topic Homework

The children are beginning their topic on World War 1. Fir their first homework of the term, I would like them to start researching about the start of the war. A template of possible questions are included below for the children to answer. This year, in Key Stage 2,  the children will have their 'Homework Books' (purple) where they will be able to collate all their homework for the year and use if within their lessons to develop their learning even further. 

 

Spellings

The children also have their first set of spellings for the year. These again are attached below for you. We will test the children in their spellings on Thursday. 

 

Times Tables

The times table for the week are both the 2 and the 5 times tables. In the early stages of the term we will be looking over and reviewing the tables. 

 

Many thanks 

Mr Dennis 

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