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Snaith Primary School

W/B 02-11-20

Hi everyone.

We hope you had a nice half term and are all safe and well.

Please find this week’s home learning tasks below. As well as these tasks, remember to do 5 sessions of Reading Plus, Doodle Maths and Doodle English and Times Tables Rockstars. You will find this week’s spellings on your class page too.

English - Guided Reading

We are focusing on newspaper articles this week. For this task, read the newspaper article and answer the questions that are on the second page. The file is below called “guided reading lesson”.

GPS – Determiners

A determiner is a word that introduces a noun such as a, an, every, three, many and those. This activity will ask you to identify determiners in a sentence and then you will need to choose the correct determiner to add into a sentence. See the file below called “GPS – determiners worksheet”.

English – Write a newspaper article

Your task is to write a newspaper article about the Vikings attack on Lindesfarme. Watch the video to find information about the attack and answer the questions underneath.


  • When did the Viking invade Lindisfarne?
  • What was their target?
  • How did they get there?
  • Why was the attack probably a surprise for the monks?
  • Why did the Vikings come?

Now it’s time to write! Fill in the planning sheet below called “Newspaper planning sheet” to gather your ideas. Then write on the newspaper template, file below called “Newspaper template”.

RE – Pilgrimages

This is the last lesson we will do on pilgrimages before moving on to the next mini topic. See the file below called “RE worksheet or questions” below. Have a read of the text and then answer the questions on page 2.

Topic – Viking Settlements and Invasions

Your task is to use the internet to research information about where the Vikings came from, where they settled and how they invaded. See the file below called “Viking Topic Worksheet” which will give you further instructions.

Art – Viking Shield

It’s time for you to prepare your very own Viking shield ready for battle! Have a look at the file called “Viking shield examples” to see some Viking shield designs and then have a go at creating your own.

We hope you have a great week and we cant wait to see you soon.

Year 5/6 team