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Year 5 Week 1


This week the focus of Maths is Place Value.  We would like you to spend approximately 30 minutes on each activity.  Please work in the book provided by school.  There is a worksheet for each day attached underneath.  

Day 1 – Reading and Writing Numbers

Day 2 – Comparing Numbers

Day 3 – Ordering Numbers

Day 4 – Rounding Numbers to 10 and 100

Day 5 – Rounding Numbers to 1000, 10 000 and 100 000

For parents / adult helpers


We would like you to continue reading 5 times each week for at least 10 minutes each time.

More reading resources and books can be found using this link:


We would also like you to complete the activities below, all around the theme of Aladdin.  Worksheets can be found underneath.  Spend approximately 30 minutes on each activity and record your work in the book provided by school.


Day 1 - Comprehension skills (focus on vocabulary) - "Aladdin is ingenious" worksheet.

Day 2 - Comprehension skills - "A Whole New World" worksheet.

Day 3 - Book review - complete the book review sheet underneath or write your own review for the story of Aladdin. If you do not know the story you can read a version using this link:

Day 4 - Vocabulary - Complete the worksheet below.

Day 5 - Character study - Draw a picture of what you think the Genie should look like. Write adjectives and expanded noun phrases around your picture to describe what your Genie is like.



We would like you to complete the following writing, spelling, punctuation and grammar activities:

Day 1 - Spellings - Practise 10 words using the strategies taught at school.  Get your parent or carer to test you at the end of the week.

Day 2 - Punctuation practise - Complete the worksheet below in your book.

Day 3 - Sentence work (Past and present tense) - complete the worksheet below in your book.

Day 4 - Writing activity "Three Wishes" - Write down what you would you wish for and why if you found a magic lamp. Remember you only have 3 wishes and can’t wish for more wishes!

Day 5 - On-going writing activity - At the end of each week we would like you to write a diary entry or newspaper style report reviewing your week.  Record any key events or memorable experiences as well as your thoughts and feelings.



Other subjects

We would like you to complete one activity a day from the list below.  You can choose which activity you do in which day.

The subjects could include: Science, History/Geography, ICT, PE, Spanish, PSHE, Music, RE and Art.  Enjoy learning about the world around us!

Activity 1:Art

Design your own magic carpet. You could use coloured pencils, pens, paint or collage. Be as creative as you like!


Activity 2: Geography

Aladdin flew across the desert on his magic carpet. Create a fact sheet about deserts or a famous desert.


Activity 3:Science

Research the type of habitat a desert is and the animals that live in that environment. You could also find out about animals that have adapted their bodies and way of life to survive in this habitat. You could watch the clip below:


Activity 4:PE

 Brain Break Yoga

Mindfulness Breathing Exercises

Activity 5: ICT

Using this website research the information in the stay safe section and create a guide of top tips on staying safe online.