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Year 5 Home Learning Work for Thursday 9th July


Spend 15 minutes on Doodle Maths or Doodle Tables.

Watch the video for today's lesson: Translation.

Complete as much of today's worksheet (below) as you can.

(Answers are at the bottom of this page.)


Here is today's spelling challenge:

Make a list of as many words as you can think of that contain at least one D, but no other consonants. Your words can have as many different vowels as you like! Here's an example: DEAD

Longer words will get more points:

  2 letter words     1 pt

  3 letter words     2 pts

  4 letter words     3 pts

  5 letter words     5 pts

 >5 letters             10 pts

YOU MAY USE A DICTIONARY, but please do not just Google your answer!

How expert are you?

10 pts - a fair effort

20 pts - good going

30 pts - you're a spelling star

40 pts - you can teach the class from now on!


Today I would like you to think about where in the World you would most like to live. Write a letter to someone at home explaining why you think the family should move to a different country. Try to include persuasive language (eg I strongly believe) and as many powerful arguments as you can think of (eg The weather in Sunlandia is so much more pleasant than in England).

Good luck - please let me know if you decide to emigrate!


This week you have created your own imaginary country and even designed its flag.

Today, I ould like you to draw a map of your country.

Think carefully about its shape.

Does it have coastline?

Does it border other countries?

Where are the rivers, mountains, lakes etc.? What are they all called?

Where are the towns and cities? What are they called?

Remember to include a key to go with your map, especially if you make up your own map symbols.