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In Class 5 we always reach for the stars!

Welcome back to an exciting start to Year 5. Our topic for this half term will be Out of this World. Children will be discovering amazing facts about the planets in our solar system, the space race and the phases of the moon as well as much, much more!

Our topic began with a big bang and a trip to the National Space Centre in Leicester and an informative presentation in the planetarium.

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Homework- Folder sent home.

Literacy- 

Numeracy- 

 

 

  Please ensure your child brings their plastic homework folder back to school by Thursday. Many Thanks for your support!

 

Maths

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This week we will be looking at mental and written division

 

 

TIMES TABLES

May times table:

x2

The children will be tested on this times table at the end of the month - what level will you go for?

Bronze level - Know your 2 times table in order.

Silver level - Know your 2 times table out of order.

Gold level - Know the inverse of the  times table e.g. 24÷ 2 = 12,

12 ÷ 2 = 6

 Play the game on active learn and get to grips with the x2 table!

SPAG

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Prepostions

Watch the allocated video

Dialogue

Inverted commas, why not watch the allocated video.

Apostrophes

Watch the video: apostrophes (possessive and omission), watch the video and complete the tasks.

Using brackets to indicate parenthesis

Task: Watch video and complete 'parenthesis' activities.

This week we will be looking at relative clauses

Watch the video and complete the tasks to get ahead in your learning

Spelling

This weeks spelling are tricky homophones .

The children need to learn the alternative spellings and the words meanings!

The test for these words will be on  Friday 26th  May 2017

See the words given below....

   

Homophones

 

desert/dessert

 

draft/draught

 

herd/heard

 

led/lead

 

morning/ mourning

 

 

Reading

Read 3 times a week at home and record it in your home-school diary.

We will make our way around Treasure Island on our Reading Race Track and become 'Terrific Treasure Readers'!!!

Read books from your book bag or e-books on bug club www.activelearnprimary.co.uk

Writing 

 

Narrative Poetry 

 

Our genre is poetry

We are looking at the poems of 2 greats, Alfred, Lord Tennyson and Robert Browning. Exploring the language, meaning and imagery they create through the narrative poetry. We will start with The Lady of Shallot and move onto The Pied Piper Hamelin.

 

 

 

 Guided Reading

My Story:Slave Girl- In guided reading we are continuing to focus on the book below and reading, through the use of a diary, what life was like in America for a young girl living on a plantation in Virginia . Look in your childs diary for the objectives we are covering and key questions we have asked!See if you can challenge yourself and discuss the greater depth question with your child!

 

 

 Topic

Spring 2

Week  1

Immersion Day

History- Rosa Parks. Look at an image of Rosa Parks. Who might it be? What could be happening? Where might it be taking place?

Trip to Bradford

World Book Day

Music-Music Service

Week  2

Art/ICT- Explain that we’re going to start looking at the artist David Hockney.  Discuss how the children could create their own work using photographs.

DT- Continue with Peace Quilt Squares. Using designs to continue to create peace symbols.

Science- Describe the life processes of reproduction in some plants.

Music-Music Service

Week  3

Science- What do you know about Pollination?

Art/ICT- David Hockney. Using MS Publisher: rotating, resizing, recolouring, cropping, brightening, altering contrasting photographs taken.

Phsce- Read the book ‘For Every Child’.

Music-Music Service

Week  4

Science- To explain the differences in the life cycles of a mammal, an amphibian, an insect and a bird.

Art/ICT- Using portraits of civil rights leaders. Look at a variety of mix it up portraits created by David Hockney. Discuss techniques and style used.

Music-Music Service

Week  5

Science Week.

To describe the life processes of reproduction in some animals. To report and present findings from enquiries.

Music-Music Service

Week  6

Assessment Week

Music-Music Service

 

Spring 1

Week  1

Immersion Day

History- What was life like for black people in America in the 1960s? Who was Martin Luther King and what was he famous for?

Geography- Where is America? Can you find it on a map of the world? Use an 8 point compass to describe the position of states within the country. What is the largest river in America? Can you write a geographical fact file?

RE- The five pillars of Islam

Music- Songs from the civil rights movement/ working with the music service

ICT

Week  2 ASSESSMENT WEEK
Week  3

History- Look at the life of Gandhi. What was the impact of him being thrown off a train in South Africa on his life? How did Gandhi demonstrate and get his message across?

Geography- What countries, seas, continents etc can you find on the globe?

Where was Gandhi from? What is the country like?

RE- The five pillars of Islam

ICT

Music-Music Service

Week  4

History- Nelson Mandela. Can you research the life of Nelson Mandela and create a time line of the main events and the impact these had?

Music- Listen to the song ‘Free Nelson Mandela’. Can you write your own protest song?

RE- The five pillars of Islam

ICT

Music-Music Service

Week  5

History- What was it like living under apartheid? How would you feel living in these conditions? What steps could be taken to make changes?

Geography- Locate S. Africa on a map. Discuss physical and human features of the landscape. Look at neighbouring countries and natural resources that are found in S. Africa.

Art/DT- Design a small square, using knowledge of famous people and places we have discussed with an image to symbolise peace.

RE- The five pillars of Islam

ICT

Music-Music Service

Week  6

History- Rosa Parks. Look at an image of Rosa Parks. Who might it be? What could be happening? Where might it be taking place?

Art/DT- Continue with design from previous week. Using small pieces of fabric and fabric pens. Place design on the fabric.

PSHCE- Alfred Nobel

RE- Design a peace garden

ICT

Music-Music Service

Week  7

History- Suffragettes Split the class into 2 and say that we are going to have a class election but only boys can stand. Is it fair? Look at images. What do they tell us? What period of time do they think they are from?

RE- Design a peace garden

ICT

Music-Music Service

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SPRING TERM SPELLINGS YEAR 5

w/b: 2.1.17

w/b: 9.1.17

w/b: 16.1.17

w/b: 23.1.17

w/b: 30.1.17

Year 5 Exception words set 2

appreciate

attached

available

average

awkward

bargain

bruise

category

-ably    

probably

reasonably

comfortably

miserably

preferably

-ibly

possibly

terribly

sensibly

flexibly

impossibly

-fer (stressed)

conferring

preferring

transferred

inferred

referral

 -fer (unstressed)

buffering

suffering

differed

offered

conference

w/b: 6.2.17

w/b: 13.2.17

w/b: 27.2.17

w/b: 6.3.17

w/b:13.3.17

ee:ei

deceive

receive

receipt

deceit

conceive

 

-ough (or, uf, o, o-e, oo, u, ow)

ought

rough

dough

through

borough

plough

Holiday Spellings

Year 5 Exception words set 3

cemetery

committee

communicate

community

competition

conscience

conscious

controversy

Silent letters – b

bomb

lamb

debt

crumbs

subtle

 

Silent letters – c

abscess

ascend

crescent

descent

isosceles

w/b: 20.3.17

w/b: 27.3.17

w/b: 3.4.17

w/b: 24.4.17

Silent letters – g

sign

gnaw

design

gnarl

gnome

Silent letters – h

honest

ghost

chaos

character

chorus

Silent letters – k

Knife

knead

knew

knuckle

knowledge

Holiday Spellings

Year 5 Exception words set 4

dictionary

disastrous

embarrass

environment

equipped/ment

especially

exaggerate

excellent

existence

Don't forget to work on those 5 mystery words! Research the rule and work out what they could be!


 

Year 5 Topic Overview

Please note: there may be amendments, for example, due to time constraints or visits being fully booked/too costly.

Y5

Autumn   1

Autumn   2

Spring

Summer

Topic Title

Out   of this World

Groovy   Greeks

Human   Rights

Industrial   Revolution

Possible Visit   & Magic Moments

National   Space Centre, Leicester

Rotherham Town Hall & Courthouse

The   Peace Museum   & Salts Mill, Bradford

National Coal   Mining Museum,   Wakefield

Kelham Island   Museum, Sheffield/Abbeydale   Industrial Hamlet, Sheffield

Become   a trainee astronaut

Make   an alien

Participate   in a debate in the council chambers

Go   to court!

Participate   in the Peace Challenge

Stretch   a person!

Try   a job from Victorian times

Go   down a mine

Science

Earth,   Sun & Moon

Light

Life   Cycles

Humans

Forces

Solids,   Liquids and Gases & Changing State

History

Isaac   Newton

Space   Race

Yuri   Gagarin

Valentia   Tereshkova

Alexei   Leonov

Man   on Moon

Neil   Armstrong

Buzz   Aldrin

Helen   Sharman

Pythagorus

Epicurus

Alexander   the Great

Olympic Games

Nelson   Mandela

End   of Apartheid

Martin   Luther King Junior

Rosa   Parks

Montgomery Bus Boycott

Mahatma   Gandhi

National Days

Queen Victoria

Industrial   Revolution

Dr   Barnardo

Geography

-

Greece

South Africa, USA   and India

6-figure   grid reference

Fair   Trade

Distribution   of wealth, population, food

Countries   of EU and United Nations

Compare   land use (Victorian and present)

UK   cities

Traffic   survey

Draw   a plan

Artists/Designers

Corina   Chirila (space paintings)

Greek   architecture Archimedes (pulley)

Hockney   (photo collages)

Lowry   (scenes from Manchester)

Isambard   Kingdom Brunel (bridges)

James   Watt (linkages/steam train)

Music

Dvorak ‘New World   Symphony’ (Hovis)

Holst ‘The Planets’

Strauss ‘Sprach Zarathustra’

Space composition

Zorba the Greek

African music

Liszt ‘Liebestraum’

‘Liebestraum’ on recorder

Chopin ‘Raindrops’

RE

-

What difference do the 5 Pillars of   Islam make to Muslim Children’s lives?

Why   are there now over 50 mosques in Yorkshire?

How   and why do Christians try to live by the Bible?

 

PSHCE

The Caring School

The World of Drugs

SRE   – Talking About Puberty

Lifestyles and Cultures

Political   Literacy and Citizenship

Bullies – Bullying, Pressure and Risks

The   Consequences of Inequality

SRE - Male and Female Changes

Me and My Relationships – Focus on   Memories

Growing   Up – Relationships and Responsibilities of Puberty

SRE – Puberty and Hygiene

Suggested Books

George’s   Secret Key to the Universe – Lucy and Stephen Hawking

George’s   Cosmic Treasure Hunt – Lucy and Stephen Hawking

George   and the Big Bang – Lucy and Stephen Hawking

Space   in 30 Seconds – Clive Gifford

Mars   Evacuees – Sophia McDougall

How   to be a Space Explorer – Lonely Planet Kids

Helping   Hercules – Francesca Simon

The   Children’s Homer: The Adventures of Odysseus and Troy – Padraic Colum

Children   of the Fox – Jill Paton Walsh

In   The Sea There Are Crocodiles – Fabio Geda

The   Garbage King – Elizabeth Laird

Shadow   – Michael Morpurgo

Grace   – Morris Gleitzman

A   Nest of Vipers – Catherine Johnson

Wild   Boy – Rob Lloyd Jones

Twelve   Minutes to Midnight – Christopher Edge

The   Whispering Road – Livi Michael

The   Battles of Ben Kingdom: The Claws of Evil – Andrew   Beasley

Larklight   – Phillip Reeve

 

 


 

SPRING TERM SPELLINGS YEAR 5

w/b: 2.1.17

w/b: 9.1.17

w/b: 16.1.17

w/b: 23.1.17

w/b: 30.1.17

Year 5 Exception words set 2

appreciate

attached

available

average

awkward

bargain

bruise

category

-ably    

probably

reasonably

comfortably

miserably

preferably

-ibly

possibly

terribly

sensibly

flexibly

impossibly

-fer (stressed)

conferring

preferring

transferred

inferred

referral

 -fer (unstressed)

buffering

suffering

differed

offered

conference

w/b: 6.2.17

w/b: 13.2.17

w/b: 27.2.17

w/b: 6.3.17

w/b:13.3.17

ee:ei

deceive

receive

receipt

deceit

conceive

-ough (or, uf, o, o-e, oo, u, ow)

ought

rough

dough

through

borough

plough

Holiday Spellings

Year 5 Exception words set 3

cemetery

committee

communicate

community

competition

conscience

conscious

controversy

Silent letters – b

bomb

lamb

debt

crumbs

subtle

Silent letters – c

abscess

ascend

crescent

descent

isosceles

w/b: 20.3.17

w/b: 27.3.17

w/b: 3.4.17

w/b: 24.4.17

Silent letters – g

sign

gnaw

design

gnarl

gnome

Silent letters – h

honest

ghost

chaos

character

chorus

Silent letters – k

Knife

knead

knew

knuckle

knowledge

Holiday Spellings

Year 5 Exception words set 4

dictionary

disastrous

embarrass

environment

equipped/ment

especially

exaggerate

excellent

existence

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