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Year 5

Welcome to Year 5

 

We have had an exciting year so far in Year 5. 

In the second half of Spring term we enjoy focusing on the wonderful world of Roald Dahl.  We also learn about Brazil and one of it's artists - Britto.  

English
Roald Dahl
We learn about different styles of text through Roald Dahl.  Recently, we have been looking at explanatory texts and their differences to instructions.  

Science
Throughout the term we learn about properties and changes of materials.  

History and Geography
Brazil
We are learning all about Brazil and it's exciting culture including learning about one artist who was born there - Romero Britto. http://britto.com/

 

Homework
English homework or cross curricular homework (FLASH- Fun Learning And Spelling Homework): Handed out on a Monday and due in the following Monday. (should take less than 1h 30).

Spelling homework: Set weekly on a Monday.  Children should learn the spellings on the look, cover, write, check sheet and return it ready for a spelling test on the following Friday.

Maths homework: Set weekly on a Wednesday.  Due in the following Friday (should take less than 1h).

 

Other Information
Homework for the half term:
Roald Dahl presentation.

At the end of the four weeks of the Readathon, the children will produce a three to five minute oral presentation.

The presentation will be based on the Roald Dahl stories they have read.  they can present about one book or multiple books.

The presentation will need to include:

-A short reading from a Roald Dahl book

-A  synopsis of the book(s)

-Their favourite sections and why they liked them

-Their favourite character(s) with an explanation

-Their view on what was good about the book, making reference to the text

 

Alternatively, if the children have not enjoyed reading the Roald Dahl books, create a presentation including:

-A short reading from a Roald Dahl book

-A  synopsis of the book(s)

-Their least sections and why they disliked them

-Their least character(s) with an explanation

-Their view on what was disappointing about the book, making reference to the text


You can use illustrations, models etc to help develop your presentation.
Everyone will be expected to create a presentation.  

Pictures from our Roald Dahl Day:
 
IMG_1925   IMG_1915  IMG_1648

 

Useful Links

Mathletics - http://www.mathletics.co.uk

Multichamp (Times tables) - http://www.onlineklas.nl/multichamp/multichamp.html

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