Year 5 English Autumn term

These are some activities to support the work your child is doing in English this term. Please feel free to ask or answer any questions at the bottom of the page.

Parents:
This term children are looking at words which begin with these prefixes -
auto, bi, trans, tele, circum.
Encourage your child to look up the meanings of the prefixes in a dictionary then find new words to add to each list.

auto-
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bi-
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trans-
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tele-
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circum-
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Parents:
Synonyms are words which have similar meanings.
By Year 5 children should be developing their writing by using more varied language. Encourage your child to look out for words with similar meanings in order to avoid repetition and to enrich his/her writing.

Find synonyms for the underlined word.
1. The powerful man _________
2. The exciting film ___________
3. A pretty singer ____________
4. Two difficult questions _________
5. The old box ___________________
6. A quick journey _______________
7. A look of terror _________________
8.The truck came to a stop _____________