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Reading Task

Your reading challenge today is based on the next section of the text you read on Monday about Bumblebees. Read the text in the document below and then answer the questions. Make sure you write your answers in full sentences and use PEE (point, evidence, explain) if needed. 

Writing Task

Here’s your writing challenge for today:


Dear Editor,

I am 10 years old and bored!  What can I do during this COVID crisis that is interesting?  I’d like a hobby but I can’t think of anything interesting.

Has anyone got any suggestions?

Yours sincerely,

Pat Morris


Write a short article to persuade Pat to take up a hobby that you enjoy - this could be any hobby!


In your writing, make sure you are trying to use the Year 5 skills that we have learned this year that will help you persuade someone. Here is a tick list that might help you:

Make sure you also include plenty of expanded noun phrases and lots of figurative language to explain your hobby. 


Good Luck! Send us your completed pieces of writing, we would love to read them! We will give you some pointers on how you could make your story even better. You could hand-write your story or type it straight onto the document below.