Resources for Year 5 students

Resources for Year 5 students

Resources are available across all year levels and learning areas, to give children and young people the best opportunity to continue to learn at home.



  • 3D Postcards - Learning resource

    Over two weeks you will investigate the features and properties of 2D shapes and 3D objects.

  • 3D Postcards lesson notes

    Resources for students to learn measurement of length, area, volume, capacity and mass for three-dimensional objects

  • A cloudy Lesson (Year 3-5)

    Watch the animated short film “A cloudy lesson” and download an activity pack.

  • ABC national TV service: opening night, 1956

    Has any form of mass media been as influential as television in establishing and reinforcing popular culture? Use the 'Things to think about' section as you watch.

  • Always, sometimes or never? Number

    A problem solving task involving reasoning about number properties including factors and multiples

  • Always, sometimes or never? Shape

    A problem solving task involving reasoning about the properties of 2D shapes

  • Andy’s marbles

    A problem solving task exploring fractions of a collection of marbles

  • Angles

    Resource to support year 5 mathematics

  • Animal and plant adaptations

    This primary science teachers resource explores what makes an organism suited to a particular environment? View a range of animals and plants to investigate adaptations that improve their chance of survival.

  • Beneath the Waves

    An interactive documentary exploring one of Australia's most unique, spectacular and mysterious marine environments: the Kimberley

  • Binary memory game

    In this activity you will play the game of Memory, collecting cards when you match a binary and decimal number.

  • Biography of Charles Dickens

    This animation from the BBC is a great introduction to one of the world’s best known authors.

  • Blockey games

    Explore this series of educational games that teach programming. They are suitable for children who have not had prior experience with computer programming.

  • Catch A LoT (Years 3-5)

    This short film tells of two whalers. A father and son team who have differing opinions about their jobs. The film doesn't have any dialogue and uses body language to show feelings.

  • Celebrating language diversity

    These activities can be used by parents to learn along with your children and for teachers with your students. Whatever your age or ability you can have fun learning languages together!

  • Challenges and Choices - Resilience and Wellbeing - Year 5

    This focus area provides the explicit teaching of personal and social capabilities that foster resilience and wellbeing among Year 5 students.

  • Cockatoo care colouring

    A series of colouring in activity sheets that encourage further research of the three threatened species of black cockatoos endemic to South West WA.

  • Connectivity at home

    As a family you can investigate different forms of connectivity and discover which types can be paired with the digital systems you own.

  • Coordinate challenge

    A problem solving task involving finding simple grid references and identifying the properties of 2D shapes

  • Cracking a Code

    Crack the code - Play a game with a partner where you guess a 3 digit code. Change the game to create codes using favourite superheroes, foods or music. Take your new skills and learn how to create passwords with superpowers.

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