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Year 5

Learning at Home for Y5: English


Read the extracts and answer the questions. The answers are included so you can self-mark them or get an adult to mark them afterwards.

Comprehension 1


Comprehension 2


Comprehension 3

Mo Farah

Comprehension 4

Recycle Week

Comprehension 5

Rio 2016 Olympics

Comprehension 6

The Circulatory System


Open the files attached, where you will find full instructions as well as resources such as examples and success criteria to help you.

Diary entries

Write a diary entry as if you were a passenger on the Titanic.


  • Continue the story
  • The Supermarket
  • The Ascent
  • Ancient Myths

Persuasive Writing

  • Advertise your Town
  • Letter to your MP

Other suggested activities/websites

You are also very welcome to complete the activities intended for other year groups once you have completed the work set for your own year group.