Hello Year 5,
We hope that you have had a lovely Easter and didn’t eat too much chocolate!
Here are your tasks for today:
Maths – We want you to start thinking of properties of shapes and today want you to concentrate on 2-D shapes. ‘Properties’ of a shape means the qualities that it has – what makes it that shape.
The following is an example to get you started. Here are the properties of a square:
A square has:
- 4 straight sides that are equal in length
- 4 identical angles that are 90° (remember that this is a right angle)
- 4 lines of symmetry
- Opposite sides of the square are parallel
- The diagonals are equal length
List the properties of the following 2-D shapes:
When writing the properties, make sure that you understand and vocabulary that you use – don’t copy from the internet!
What do the term ‘polygon’, ‘regular’ and ‘quadrilateral’ mean?
Challenge – is a square a rectangle? Refer back to the properties of each shape and explain your reasoning.
English – Revise relative clauses – you could use this link:
Write 3 sentences that use different relative clauses.
Discuss the following question with your family:
Now try this:
Art – Find out about Anthony Goldsworthy. Create your own art work in his style.
We are really missing you all.
From Mrs Millard, Mrs Leeming and Mrs Munro XX