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Year 5 Home Learning

Optional homework 14/12/2017


Our topic for next term is all about the Anglo-saxons and Vikings. During this topic, we will research all about their lives and cultures as well as creating museum pieces based around this topic.


Your homework over the holidays is to research an aspect of the Anglo-Saxons, Vikings or museums. There are a whole range of things to research:

  • Anglo-Saxon or Viking traditions

  • Anglo-Saxon or Viking myths and legends

  • Anglo-Saxon or Viking geography

  • Anglo-Saxon or Viking tools and ways of making things

  • Anglo-Saxon or Viking weapons and armour

  • Anglo-Saxon or Viking jewellery

  • Anglo-Saxon or Viking boats and travel

  • Anglo-Saxon or Viking timelines

  • Anglo-Saxon or Viking forms of government

  • How people choose what goes in museums

  • How museums research history

  • What the roles of staff in museums are


These could be presented in a number of ways:

  • Artwork

  • Models or mobiles

  • Posters

  • Information texts

  • Powerpoint presentation

  • Stories

Mango Homework  Term 2 Week 5 - Instructional writing - Set 30th November - Due 5th December


This week, you have an option of what to do for your homework.

  1. Write an instruction or explanation text on a topic of your choice


E.g. How to survive a year with Mr Fiakkas, How to defeat the Ender dragon, How to make the perfect cake.


Remember the features:

  • Heading and subheadings

  • Topic sentences and closing sentences

  • Formal and technical vocabulary

  • Language for cause and effect



   2. Draw a high quality picture of your alien and label it. Maybe you could even draw it in different moods or situations.


Please ensure it is a high standard by using shading, different mark making techniques to illustrate the different textures on your alien and colour.


If you need to use any of the school resources, please let us know.




Kapok Homework, Set: 23rd November, Deadline: 28th November

Homework, Set:16th November, Deadline 21st November

Homework, Set 9th November, Deadline 14th November

Homework, Set 19th October, Deadline: 1st day back from holidays

Home Learning, Set: 5th October, Deadline: 17th October

Home Learning, Set: 28th September Deadline 3rd October

Homework Set: 14th September Deadline: 28th September