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23.10.20

 

A massive well done Year 5!

We have all been so impressed with how mature and flexible you have been whilst settling back into the routines of school this half-term. We can see how hard you have been working- keep it up.

 

Next week is half-term, have fun, enjoy a well deserved rest and spend some time relaxing outside (weather permitting).

We look forward to welcoming you back on the 2nd November for our second half-term.

 

Thank you and well done,

 

The Year 5 team.

Week Beginning 19.10.20

 

Writing:

This week we will be continuing entering our final week of Information Writing. We will be inventing our own creatures and writing a Non-Chronological Report about them.

 

Reading:

We will be finishing our book, ' The Wolves of Whilloughby Chase' this week and will be writing our very own book reviews.

 

Maths:

This week we will be looking at Statistics, in particular using line graphs and tables.

 

PBL:

This week is Sculpture Week. We are going to be researching the artist Dale Chihuly and using his ideas to create our own sculptures.

Week Beginning 12.10.20

 

Writing:

This week we will be continuing our T4W unit based on an Information text. We will be looking at the features used within our model text and identifying sentence patterns to help us recreate our own non-fiction text.

 

Reading:

We will be continuing our book, ' The Wolves of Whilloughby Chase' this week and will be focusing on our summarising skills.

 

Maths:

This week we will be looking at addition and subtraction and will be looking at rounding to estimate and solving multi-step problems involving the inverse.

 

PBL:

This week we will be thinking about the journey between Stockton and Darlington and planning our own routes using maps and 4/6 figure grid referencing.

Week Beginning 5.10.20

 

Writing:

This week we will be starting our new T4W cycle based on an Information text. We will be looking at adverbials, conjunctions and creating cohesion.

 

Reading:

We will be continuing our book, ' The Wolves of Whilloughby Chase' this week and will be focusing on our inference skills. We will be answering a range of questions based on evidence within the text. 

 

Maths:

This week we will be looking at addition and subtraction. We will be using both mental and written methods to solve a range of problems. 

 

PBL:

This week we will be thinking about the impact the Locomotive Steam Engine had in Britain. Our focus will be on geography and we will be using sketch maps. 

 Week Beginning 28.9.20

 

Writing:

This week we will be entering our Independent Application stage of our T4W unit based on,

'My Name is Bob'. We will be planning and writing our own Rags to Riches tale which focuses on character. 

 

Reading:

We will be continuing our book, ' The Wolves of Whilloughby Chase' this week and will be focusing on our vocabulary skills to help us identify new and unfamiliar language.

 

Maths:

This week we will be looking at and rounding numbers up to 1,000,000 and will be looking at negative numbers.

 

PBL:

This week we will be looking at the Industrial Revolution and thinking about the impact it had on Victorian Britain. We will be looking at how the invention of the railway changed transport  forever.

 Week Beginning 21.9.20

Writing: 

This week we will be moving on to our innovate stage. The children will use the structure of the model text and adapt it using the key skills from our toolkit.

 

Maths:

We will be continuing our topic of Place Value where we will be looking at a range of mathematical skills using numbers up to 1,000, 000. 

 

Reading: 

This week we are continuing our text, 'The Wolves of Willoughby Chase' we will be focusing on our retrieval skills, specifically identifying true and false information.

 

PBL:

We will continue to look at the Historical side of Industrial Britain and will be researching famous inventors and inventions before creating our own.

 

 

Week Beginning 14.9.20

 

Writing:

This week we will continue to learn our model text, 'My name is Bob' and will be looking at the features writer's use to describe character.

 

Maths: 

This week we will be counting forwards and backwards in 100s, 1000s, 10000s and will be ordering and comparing numbers as well as looking at Roman Numerals.

 

Reading:

This week we will be continuing to read our text, 'The Wolves of Willoughby Chase' by Joan Aiken, focusing on our inference skills.

 

Topic: 

In topic this week we will be looking at the life of Queen Victoria and the huge impact she had on Britain during her reign.

Week Beginning 7.9.20

 

Writing:

This week we will begin our Talk for Writing unit based on 'My name is Bob'. We will kick off with a scavenger hunt where children will have to piece together clues to work out what animal our story focuses on. We will then begin to look at using 'show not tell' and 'speech'.

 

Maths:

We will be focusing on the topic of Place Value this week, we will be identifying which column each digit belongs to and will be rounding by 10, 100 and 1000. 

 

Reading:

We will be starting our new book, 'The Wolves of Willoughby Chase' and will be picking out key vocabulary and working on our retrieval skills.

 

Topic:

To kick off our topic, Industrial Britain, each class will have the opportunity to experience what life would have been like during the Victorian era by experiencing life in a: 

-work house

-school

-wealthy family

-poor family

 

 

 

 

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