# BBC Bitesize lessons: Week 5 supporting resources

## Activities by age:

Activities and resources to support the BBC Bitesize Daily Lessons.

During school closures, BBC Bitesize has been publishing daily lessons in English and Maths for all ages. You’ll find a list of our supporting resources for the Week 5 lessons (starting Monday 18th May) below. Alternatively, take a look at this week’s lesson support.

### Year 1: English

Expand the sections below to explore resources related to each daily English lesson. For more Year 1 English support, visit English: Age 5–6 (Year 1).

#### Monday 18 May: Vocabulary

Apply your phonics skills to develop vocabulary about a new book.

**Practice activities:**

- Roald Dahl: Odd one out [PDF]: Spot the odd one out in these lists of related words.

**More support:**

#### Tuesday 19 May: Instructions

Using full stops, capital letters and joining words when writing instructions.

**Practice activities:**

- Punctuation marks [PDF]: Practise using statements, questions, commands, and exclamations.
- Recipe: Make a gingerbread man [PDF]: Show how to make a gingerbread man.

**More support:**

#### Wednesday 20 May: Posters

Practise forming letters accurately to create a poster.

**Practice activities:**

- At Home with Handwriting 1 [PDF]: Look at the pictures and say the words.
- At Home with Handwriting 2 [PDF]: Join up the letters.

**More support:**

#### Thursday 21 May: Days of the week

### Year 1: Maths

Expand the sections below to explore resources related to each daily Maths lesson. For more Year 1 maths support, visit Maths: Age 5–6 (Year 1).

#### Monday 18 May: Compare length and height

Practise comparing length and height by saying whether something is *taller* or *shorter*.

**Practice activities:**

- MyMaths: Comparing length
- Numicon: Tallest and shortest [PDF]
- Numicon: Longer or shorter [PDF]
- Numicon: Number rods [PDF]

#### Tuesday 19 May: Use non-standard measurements

Practise measuring length and height using non-standard measures.

- MyMaths: Comparing length
- Numicon: Longer and shorter [PDF]

#### Wednesday 20 May: Length and height problems

Practise solving problems involving length and height.

#### Practice activities:

- Numicon: Toy trains [PDF]

#### Thursday 21 May: Comparing mass

Practise comparing capacity, volume, weight, and mass.

**Practice activities:**

- MyMaths: Comparing mass
- Numicon: Heavier and lighter [PDF]

### Year 2: English

Expand the sections below to explore resources related to each daily English lesson. For more Year 2 English support, visit English: Age 6–7 (Year 2).

#### Monday 18 May: Vocabulary

Apply phonics skills to develop vocabulary about a new book.

**Practice activities:**

- Roald Dahl: Odd one out [PDF]: Spot the odd one out in these lists of related words.

**More support:**

#### Tuesday 19 May: Coordinating conjunctions

Use coordinating conjunctions to join sentences.

**Practice activities:**

- Conjunctions: Drag a conjunction into each gap to join the clauses.

**More support:**

#### Wednesday 20 May: Adjectives

Practise forming letters accurately and using adjectives.

**Practice activities:**

- At Home with Handwriting 2 [PDF]: Join up the letters.
- Nouns and adjectives [PDF]: Pick the right nouns and adjectives.

**More support:**

#### Thursday 21 May: Write a diary

Practise writing the days of the week and using verbs to write a diary.

**Practice activities:**

- Verbs and tenses [PDF]: Match the sentences to the correct tenses.

**More support:**

### Year 2: Maths

Expand the sections below to explore resources related to each daily Maths lesson. For more Year 2 maths support, visit Maths: Age 6–7 (Year 2).

#### Monday 18 May: Addition and the multiplication symbol

Understand that repeated addition is the same as multiplication (for example, that 2 + 2 + 2 + 2 = 4 × 2).

**Practice activities:**

- MyMaths: Multiplication introduction
- Numicon: How many times? [PDF]

**More support:**

#### Tuesday 19 May: Describing arrays

Practise repeated addition and multiplication by describing arrays.

**Practice activities:**

- Numicon: 100 square patterns [PDF]

**More support:**

#### Wednesday 20 May: 2 times table

Practise 2 times tables.

**Practice activities:**

- MyMaths: 2 times tables
- Numicon: Times tables lotto [PDF]

**More support:**

#### Thursday 21 May: 5 times table

Practise 5 times tables.

**Practice activities:**

- MyMaths: 5 times tables
- Numicon: Times tables lotto [PDF]

**More support:**

### Year 3: English

Expand the sections below to explore resources related to each daily English lesson. For more Year 3 English support, visit English: Age 7–8 (Year 3).

#### Monday 18 May: Fact and opinion

Practise telling the difference between fact and opinion.

**Practice activities:**

- Comprehension: Fact or opinion: Sort the statements to show whether they are facts or opinions.

**More support:**

#### Tuesday 19 May: Formal and informal language

Practise using formal and informal language.

**Practice activities:**

- Grammar: Formal or informal: Sort the phrases to show whether they are formal or informal.

**More support:**

#### Wednesday 20 May: Subordinating conjunctions

Practise using subordinating conjunctions.

**Practice activities:**

- Conjunctions: Drag a conjunction into each gap to join the clauses.

**More support:**

#### Thursday 21 May: Formal reports

Practise creating a formal report.

**Practice activities:**

- Comprehension: The Cactus Garden [PDF]: Read the text and answer the questions.

**More support:**

### Year 3: Maths

Expand the sections below to explore resources related to each daily Maths lesson. For more Year 3 maths support, visit Maths: Age 7–8 (Year 3).

#### Monday 18 May: What is a fraction?

Understand what fractions are, and how they relate to parts and wholes.

**Practice activities:**

- MyMaths: Simple fractions
- Numicon: Colouring flags [PDF]

**More support:**

#### Tuesday 19 May: What fraction is shaded?

Practise finding fractions.

**Practice activities:**

- MyMaths: Simple fractions
- Numicon: Big wheel [PDF]
- Numicon: Fill the squares [PDF]

**More support:**

#### Wednesday 20 May: Unit and non-unit fractions

Practise identifying and using unit and non-unit fractions.

**Practice activities:**

- MyMaths: More fractions
- Numicon: Big wheel [PDF]
- Numicon: Fill the squares [PDF]

**More support:**

#### Thursday 21 May: Tenths in fractions

Practise finding and calculating with tenths in fractions.

**S****upport:**

### Year 4: English

Expand the sections below to explore resources related to each daily English lesson. For more Year 4 English support, visit English: Age 8–9 (Year 4).

#### Monday 18 May: Suffixes: -ous and -sion

Practise using the suffixes -ous and -sion.

**Practice activities:**

- Roald Dahl: Suffixes [PDF]: Circle the suffixes and create your own.

**More support:**

#### Tuesday 19 May: Fact and opinion

Write a diary entry.

**Practice activities:**

- Comprehension: Fact or opinion: Sort the statements to show whether they are facts or opinions.

**More support:**

#### Wednesday 20 May: Formal and informal language

Practise using formal and informal language.

**Practice activities:**

- Grammar: Formal or informal: Sort the phrases to show whether they are formal or informal.

**More support:**

#### Thursday 21 May: Subordinating conjunctions

Practise using subordinating conjunctions.

**Practice activities:**

- Conjunctions: Drag a conjunction into each gap to join the clauses.

**More support:**

### Year 4: Maths

Expand the sections below to explore resources related to each daily Maths lesson. For more Year 4 maths support, visit Maths: Age 8–9 (Year 4).

#### Monday 18 May: Tenths and hundredths

Compare fractions involving tenths and hundredths.

**Practice activities:**

- MyMaths: Tenths and hundredths
- Numicon: Decimal hundredths [PDF]

**More support:**

#### Tuesday 19 May: Equivalent fractions

Find and calculate with equivalent fractions.

**Practice activities:**

- MyMaths: Introducing equivalent fractions
- Numicon: More, equal, or less? [PDF]
- Numicon: Party hats [PDF]

**More support:**

#### Wednesday 20 May: Simplifying fractions

#### Thursday 21 May: Compare fractions greater than 1

Practise comparing mixed numbers and fractions greater than 1.

**Practice activities:**

- MyMaths: Comparing scalable fractions

**More support:**

### Year 5: English

Expand the sections below to explore resources related to each daily English lesson. For more Year 5 English support, visit English: Age 9–10 (Year 5).

#### Monday 18 May: Similes and metaphors

Write a letter to healthcare workers using similes and metaphors.

**Practice activities:**

- Simile pictures [PDF]: Write a simile to describe each picture.

**More support:**

#### Tuesday 19 May: Homophones and paragraphs

Write a letter to healthcare workers using homophones and paragraphs.

**Practice activities:**

- Wordsearch: Homophones [PDF]: Find the homophones in the wordsearch.

**More support:**

#### Wednesday 20 May: Modal verbs

Write a letter to healthcare workers using modal verbs.

**Practice activities:**

- Grammar: Modal verbs [PDF]: Complete the sentences using the modal verb die.
- Grammar and punctuation [PDF]: Practise using modal verbs.
- More grammar and punctuation [PDF]: Underline the most appropriate modal verb.

**More support:**

#### Thursday 21 May: Writing a letter

### Year 5: Maths

Expand the sections below to explore resources related to each daily Maths lesson. For more Year 5 maths support, visit Maths: Age 9–10 (Year 5).

#### Monday 18 May: Add and subtract fractions

Add and subtract fractions within 1 where one of the denominators is a multiple of the other (for example, 1/3 + 4/9).

**Practice activities:**

- MyMaths: Adding fractions
- Numicon: Fruit fractions [PDF]

**More support:**

#### Tuesday 19 May: Add and subtract fractions greater than 1

Practise adding two fractions where the answer is greater than 1 (for example, 7/10 + 29/30).

**Practice activities:**

- MyMaths: Adding subtracting fractions

**More support:**

#### Wednesday 20 May: Add two mixed numbers

Practise adding two mixed numbers (with the same denominator) together.

**Practice resources:**

- MyMaths: Mixed numbers
- Numicon: Measuring rainfall [PDF]

**More support:**

#### Thursday 21 May: Subtract two mixed numbers

Subtract two mixed numbers (explore different methods if possible).

**Practice resources:**

- MyMaths: Mixed numbers
- Numicon: Measuring rainfall [PDF]

**More support:**

### Year 6: English

Expand the sections below to explore resources related to each daily English lesson. For more Year 6 English support, visit English: Age 10–11 (Year 6).

#### Monday 18 May: Similes, metaphors, and hyperbole

Write a letter to healthcare workers using similes, metaphors, and hyperbole.

**Practice activities:**

- Simile pictures [PDF]: Write a simile to describe each picture.

**More support:**

#### Tuesday 19 May: Semi-colons and colons

Practise using semi-colons and colons in a thank you letter to healthcare workers.

**Practice activities:**

- Grammar and punctuation [PDF]: Practise using semi-colons and colons.
- More grammar and punctuation [PDF]: Practise using semi-colons and colons.

**More support:**

#### Wednesday 20 May: Drafting a letter

Practise drafting a thank you letter for healthcare workers.

**Support:**

#### Thursday 21 May: Writing a letter

### Year 6: Maths

Expand the sections below to explore resources related to each daily Maths lesson. For more Year 6 maths support, visit Maths: Age 10–11 (Year 6).

#### Monday 18 May: Multiply decimals by 10, 100, and 1000

Multiply and divide decimals by 10, 100, and 1000.

**Practice resources:**

- MyMaths: Multiply decimals by 10 and 100
- Numicon: Sunflowers [PDF]

**More support:**

#### Tuesday 19 May: Multiply decimals by integers

Practise multiplying decimals by integers.

**Practice activities:**

- MyMaths: Multiply decimals by whole numbers
- Numicon: Cover up [PDF]

**More support:**

#### Wednesday 20 May: Divide decimals by integers

Practise dividing fractions by integers.

**Practice resources:**

- MyMaths: Divide decimals by whole numbers
- Numicon: Price crash [PDF]

**More support:**

#### Thursday 21 May: Convert decimals into fractions

Practise converting from a decimal into a fraction and simplifying.

**Practice resources:**

- Numicon: Matching pairs [PDF]
- Numicon: Fraction pairs [PDF]

**More support:**

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## Previous supporting resources

Is your child working through BBC Bitesize’s lessons from earlier weeks? You can find all our supporting resources archived here.

Week 1 supporting resources

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