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For our final week of home school we are having a grammar check up. Before you complete the test in your booklet, here are some clips and activities to help you revise some of the key concepts we have learnt on Year 5.

Punctuation Posters

Plural Rules

Parts of Speech (Nouns, Verbs, Adjectives)

The Tenses Song (Past, Present & Future)



This is our final week of home learning and what an unusual time it has been! This week we would like you to write a letter to your future self about your home school experience.


Use the support materials below to help you complete this activity.

How to write a letter

Punctuation song

Have a look at the tips below and write a review on your favourite book using the template in your Home Learning Pack. 

Alternatively you could create your own video review like the ones in the clips below!

Diary of A Wimpy Kid: Book Review

by Logan from Skitz Kidz

'World's Worst Children' by David Walliams Book Review

How to use Inverted Commas / Speech Marks

Punctuation: Introduction to speech marks (KS2)

Inverted Commas Powerpoint

Read the extract from Howard Carter's account of finding Tutankhamun's tomb (in your Literacy Booklet) 

Imagine you were with him at the time. Recount the events of that day in the form of a diary entry.

Try and make it interesting to read by building suspense and mystery!

1922: The Excavation of Tutankhamen

This week let's look at...

  • using a thesaurus to find synonyms and antonyms
  • using apostrophes for possession

Possessive Apostrophes

Punctuation: Using apostrophes to show singular & plural possession

Apostrophes for Possession Quiz

Over the next fortnight we will be revising how to write a recount.


This week our focus is on the moment Howard Carter found the tomb of Egyptian pharoah, Tutankhamun. Read the fact file below for some background information and watch the clip to see actual footage of the discovery.


Use the summarising poster to help you complete the table in your booklet.

Tutankhamun Fact File

Howard Carter and Tutankhamun's Tomb

A first-person account of the greatest archaeological discovery of all time.

Tips for writing a summary/making notes

Synonyms & Antonyms

Creating a News Report

Features of a Newspaper powerpoint

Look for the features of a report in the article below

Adjectives For Comparison

This week we will be looking at writing a diary.

Writing a diary poster


How to use a dictionary song

Have a little fun and sing along!

This week we will be looking at contractions.



Sing along with this contractions song!

Test your knowledge with this contractions quiz!

This week we will be looking at Expanding Sentences.

This week we are looking at Instructional Writing

Roll a Story!

Literacy Help Sheet