# Year 5 Weekly English and Maths – 06/07/2020

## English

In English, we will spend two days reading and comprehending the text; one day on the grammar focus and two days planning, writing and editing a text.

### Text – diary entry: Rainforest Calling

Rainforest Calling text

### Comprehension

Rainforest Calling questions

Fronted adverbials can be used to add extra information to a sentence. Because it is ‘fronted’, it goes at the front (or the start) of the sentence. They are most often used to show when, where or how something happened; they are like adverbs with more than one word. Remember, there should usually be a comma after a fronted adverbial!

Spot the Missing Comma worksheet

When Did It Happen worksheet

Where Did It Happen worksheet

This week, you should write a diary about that you’ve got up to during lockdown. You need to include three separate entries, for three different days. You can either write about a day that really happened, or a day you wish had happened! Try to include lots of detailed information! Remember, as a diary is usually very personal, it will be written in an informal tone, but grammar, punctuation and spelling should still be accurate.

### What I’m Looking For:

• Three diary entries from different days during lockdown
• The date and/or time
• Past tense
• Personal pronouns (I, we, our, etc)
• Chronological order
• A variety of fronted adverbials at the start of sentences

### Resources to help:

Example diary entries

How to write a diary

Diary checklist

Children should spend 20 minutes at least three times per week using Reading Plus.

## Maths

In maths, we will spend the week focusing on a particular topic, eg. shape or place value. Activities will then be set on Mathletics that are based upon this subject.

### Topic – converting units

Children should understand how to convert from different units of measurement, including time.

### Resources to help:

Worksheets:

Metric units

Kilograms and kilometres

Converting Units of Time

Timetables

Use all four operations to solve problems involving measure

Answers – Converting Units of Time

Answers – Use all four operations to solve problems involving measure