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BBC Bitesize lessons: Week 5 supporting resources

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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 daily lessons

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.

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Tuesday 19 May: Instructions

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

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Wednesday 20 May: Posters

Practise forming letters accurately to create a poster.

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Thursday 21 May: Days of the week

Practise writing the days of the week in order.

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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.

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Tuesday 19 May: Use non-standard measurements

Practise measuring length and height using non-standard measures.

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Wednesday 20 May: Length and height problems

Practise solving problems involving length and height.

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Thursday 21 May: Comparing mass

Practise comparing capacity, volume, weight, and mass.

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Year 2 daily lessons

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.

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Tuesday 19 May: Coordinating conjunctions

Use coordinating conjunctions to join sentences.

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

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Wednesday 20 May: Adjectives

Practise forming letters accurately and using adjectives.

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Thursday 21 May: Write a diary

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

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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).

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Tuesday 19 May: Describing arrays

Practise repeated addition and multiplication by describing arrays.

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Wednesday 20 May: 2 times table

Practise 2 times tables.

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Thursday 21 May: 5 times table

Practise 5 times tables.

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Year 3 daily lessons

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.

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Tuesday 19 May: Formal and informal language

Practise using formal and informal language.

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Wednesday 20 May: Subordinating conjunctions

Practise using subordinating conjunctions.

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

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Thursday 21 May: Formal reports

Practise creating a formal report.

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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.

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Tuesday 19 May: What fraction is shaded?

Practise finding fractions.

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Wednesday 20 May: Unit and non-unit fractions

Practise identifying and using unit and non-unit fractions.

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Thursday 21 May: Tenths in fractions

Practise finding and calculating with tenths in fractions.

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Year 4 daily lessons

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.

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Tuesday 19 May: Fact and opinion

Write a diary entry.

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Wednesday 20 May: Formal and informal language

Practise using formal and informal language.

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Thursday 21 May: Subordinating conjunctions

Practise using subordinating conjunctions.

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

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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.

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Tuesday 19 May: Equivalent fractions

Find and calculate with equivalent fractions.

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Wednesday 20 May: Simplifying fractions

Practise simplifying fractions.

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Thursday 21 May: Compare fractions greater than 1

Practise comparing mixed numbers and fractions greater than 1.

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Year 5 daily lessons

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.

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Tuesday 19 May: Homophones and paragraphs

Write a letter to healthcare workers using homophones and paragraphs.

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Wednesday 20 May: Modal verbs

Write a letter to healthcare workers using modal verbs.

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Thursday 21 May: Writing a letter

Write a thank you letter to healthcare workers.

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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).

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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).

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Wednesday 20 May: Add two mixed numbers

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

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Thursday 21 May: Subtract two mixed numbers

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

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Year 6 daily lessons

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.

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Tuesday 19 May: Semi-colons and colons

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

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Wednesday 20 May: Drafting a letter

Practise drafting a thank you letter for healthcare workers.

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Thursday 21 May: Writing a letter

Write a thank you letter to healthcare workers.

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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.

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Tuesday 19 May: Multiply decimals by integers

Practise multiplying decimals by integers.

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Wednesday 20 May: Divide decimals by integers

Practise dividing fractions by integers.

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Thursday 21 May: Convert decimals into fractions

Practise converting from a decimal into a fraction and simplifying.

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