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W/B 19.7.21 

 

Writing: This week we will be writing our own Biographies based on our 'invented' Astronauts or Scientists. 

 

Maths: This week we will be recapping our learning of the 4 operations and will be using both formal and mental strategies. 

 

Reading: This week we will continue to read our book 'Cosmic' by Frank Cottrell Boyce and will be focusing on summarising.

 

PSHE: This week our PSHE lessons will be focused on looking ahead and what we are looking forward to next year. 

 

PBL: This week we will be finishing off Enterprise by making our own tea and creating lots of exciting packaging!

5HS and 5G Overview 19.07.21 - 21.07.21

Please choose 1 activity from each section to complete. We have also set this for you on Google Classrooms.

If you are unable to access Wonde using your child's log in, please go to http://login.earlswood.school/ and click ‘forgotten password’. You will then be required to enter your child's name, DOB and postcode to get their password.

5HS and 5G One Day Isolation Project 6.7.21

Please choose 1 activity from each section to complete. We have also set this for you on Google Classrooms.

The only thing you need to hand in today is your Hot Task. 

 

If you are unable to access Wonde using your child's log in, please go to http://login.earlswood.school/ and click ‘forgotten password’. You will then be required to enter your child's name, DOB and postcode to get their password.

Well done for a great week Year 5!

A very special mention to 5R and Honorary Members who are at home and learning online, I have been very impressed with your motivation and resilience this week (only 2 more days to go!) 5R and Honorary members should return to school on Tuesday 13th July 2021.

 

Please see below an overview of next week: 

 

W/B 12.7.21 

 

Writing: This week we will be using what we have learnt about biographies to write our own based on famous Astronauts.

 

Maths: This week we will be continuing to look at Fractions. We will be focusing on Multiplying Fractions by Integers and finding Fractions of Amounts. 

 

Reading: This week we will continue to read our book 'Cosmic' by Frank Cottrell Boyce and will be focusing on retrieval. 

 

PSHE: This week our PSHE lessons will centre around puberty and the challenges faced when becoming a teenager. 

 

PBL: This week is the beginning of Enterprise Week and all PBL will be based on this. We will be carrying out market research, tasting different products, budgeting and making our delicious Infusions.

 

5R and Honorary Members Isolation Overview. Please see attached the overview of Home Learning set for 5R and Honorary members from 7.7.21-12.7.21.

5R One Day Isolation Project 6.7.21. Please choose 1 activity from each section to complete. You do not need to hand this in. I have also set this for you on Google Classrooms.

Week Beginning 5.7.21

 

Maths: This week we will  be continuing our learning on Fractions and will be subtracting fractions and multiplying fractions by integers.

 

Writing: This week we will be looking at Biographies. We will be learning about Katherine Johnson and looking at the key features of Biographies before writing our own based on an astronaut. 

 

Reading: This week we are going to continue reading our new book, 'Cosmic' by Frank Cottrall Boyce. 

 

Topic: This week we will be exploring our Space topic and will be thinking about the Earth's rotation and what causes Day and Night.

 

PSHE: This week we will be looking at Conception and how this happens.

Week Beginning 28.6.21

 

Maths: This week we will  be continuing our learning on Fractions and will be multiplying fractions by integers. 
 

Writing: This week we will be writing our own version of a quest story using the toolkit. We will then be exploring biographical writing based on famous Astronauts.

 

Reading: This week we are going to continue reading our new book, 'Cosmic' by Frank Cottrall Boyce. 

 

Topic: This week we will be exploring our Space topic and will be thinking about the different phases of the moon. 

 

PSHE: This week we will be looking at The Male Reproductive System and how puberty changes boys bodies. 

Week Beginning 21.6.21

 

Maths: This week we will  be continuing our learning on Fractions. We will be looking at Fractions greater than 1 and Fraction Sequences. 

 

Writing: This week we will be continuing our Quest story that focuses on Dialogue. We will be looking at the model text in more detail and then innovating to create our own version. 

 

Reading: This week we are going to continue reading our new book, 'Cosmic' by Frank Cottrall Boyce. 

 

Topic: This week we will be exploring our Space topic and will be thinking about the different planets and why the earth is spherical.

 

PSHE: This week we will be looking at The Female Reproductive System and how puberty changes girls bodies. 

The Junior School Council would like your help!

 

We have decided that it would be great to have a quiet area at lunchtimes to provide somewhere for children to draw and read.

 

To make this area work, we are looking for donations of:

  • Picnic blankets
  • Outside cushions
  • Mindfulness colouring books
  • Pens
  • Pencils
  • Pads of plain paper

If you can donate any of these items, please send them into school and give them to your School Council Member. 

We are hoping to provide 4 boxes of resources, enough for up to 20 children to use each day. 

Thank you for your support,

Junior School Council
 

 

Week Beginning 14.6.21

 

Maths: This week we will  be recapping our learning on Fractions. We will be looking at Fractions greater than 1 and converting between Mixed and Improper Fractions.

 

Writing: This week we will be continuing our Quest story that focuses on Dialogue. We will be looking at the model text in more detail and identifying techniques used by the author to create different emotions through dialogue. 

 

Reading: This week we are going to continue reading our new book, 'Cosmic' by Frank Cottrall Boyce. 

 

Topic: This week we will be exploring our Space topic and will be thinking about the different planets and why the earth is spherical.

 

PSHE: This week we will be looking at Body Image and how we think about ourselves compared to what others think of us. 

Well done for a fantastic week Year 5!

The children really enjoyed sports day, it was a lovely day where we were able to spend time together outside as a year group.  Well done to 5R who were the overall winners.

We were so proud of all of the children as they were encouraging others and being encouraging and supportive of each other- it was lovely to see a bit of sunshine too!  

 

After half term we are beginning our Space Topic, learning about the Earth, Moon and how they relate to the Sun. 

 

In PSHE we will be starting our Changing Me unit. In week 1 we are looking at Body image and Self-esteem.  If you would like some more information about what we teach in this unit, please see the website. 

 

We look forward to seeing you back on Tuesday 8th June. 

Week Beginning 24.5.21

Well done for another great week.

Please see below an overview of this week: 

 

Maths: This week we will be continuing our topic of angles. We will be identifying different types angles, measuring angles and drawing angles using a protractor. 

 

Writing: This week we will be continuing with our unit that focuses on Discussion. This week we will innovating the model text to create our own discussion text based on the Rainforest. We will then be planning our own. 

 

Reading: This week we are going to continue reading 'Viking Boy' by Tony Bradman and looking at Inference and retrieval. 

 

Topic: This week we will be based around Computing and we will be Coding to create different variables in a game/story.

 

PSHE: This week we will be looking at our relationships with technology and how to stay safe and develop healthy habits online. 

Week Beginning 17.5.21

Well done for another great week.

Please see below an overview of this week: 

 

Maths: This week we will be starting our new topic looking at angles. We will be identifying different types of angle and using protractors to draw them.

 

Writing: This week we will be continuing with our unit that focuses on Discussion. This week we will be looking at the text in detail and analysing the techniques used by the author to create an impact. 

 

Reading: This week we are going to continue reading 'Viking Boy' by Tony Bradman and looking at comparing and contrasting character.

 

Topic: This week we will be looking at Viking and Anglo-Saxon God and beliefs.

 

PSHE: This week we will be looking at the effects and symptoms of too much screen time. We will be looking at different strategies on how to avoid spending too much time online.

Week Beginning 10.5.21

Well done for another great week.

Please see below an overview of this week: 

 

Maths: This week we will be continuing to focus on Division and will be using formal and mental strategies to solve 2 digit, 3 digit and 4 digit by 1 digit division. 

 

Writing: This week we are starting our new unit that focuses on Discussion. This week we will be learning our new text and finding out about the vocabulary and grammar choices used.

 

Reading: This week we are going to continue reading 'Viking Boy' by Tony Bradman and looking at summarising and retrieval.

 

Topic: This week we will be looking at Anglo-Saxon life and the way in which they lived including the laws. 

 

PSHE: This week we will be looking at Online Gaming and how to keep safe online.

Week Beginning 4.5.21

Well done for another great week.

Please see below an overview of this week: 

 

Maths: This week we will be continuing to focus on Multiplication and Division and will be multiplying 4 digit numbers by 2 digit numbers using formal strategies.

 

Writing: This week the children will innovating our model text to create the sequel to Grendel. We will be using the structure and toolkit to create action. 

 

Reading: This week we are going to continue reading 'Viking Boy' by Tony Bradman and looking at retrieval and comprehension questions.

 

Topic: This week we will be looking at Viking life and the way in which they lived including the laws. 

 

PSHE: This week we will be looking at how to keep safe when in an online community. 

Week Beginning 26.4.21

Well done for another great week.

Please see below an overview of this week: 

 

Maths: This week we will be learning about multiplication and division, including multiplying and dividing 1, 2, 3 and 4 digit numbers.

 

Writing: This week the children will be planning and writing a Defeating the Monster Tale with a focus on creating action.

 

Reading: This week we are going to continue reading 'Viking Boy' by Tony Bradman and looking at ordering, vocabulary and inference skills.

 

Topic: This week we will be looking at Viking and Anglo-Saxon Kings and the impact they had on life at the time.

 

PSHE: This week we will be looking at and discussing how to stay safe in Online Chatrooms and groups. 

Week Beginning 19.4.21

 

We hope that you have all had a relaxing Easter break and that you have managed to spend some quality family time together in the sunshine. We are looking forward to welcoming you all back on Monday. 

 

This week we will beginning our new topic of Vikings and Anglo-Saxons. 

 

Please see below an overview of learning this week: 

 

Writing: We are going to be looking at a new model text that follows the defeating the monster plot. Our new text, 'Beowulf' focuses on creating action.  

 

Reading: We are going to be starting our new book, 'Viking Boy' by Tony Bradman and are going to be focusing on specific reading skills throughout the week.

 

Maths: We are going to be continuing with our FDP unit and looking at the relationship between fractions, decimals and percentages and making comparisons. 

 

PBL: This week we are beginning our Vikings topic and are going to be learning about Viking timelines, travel and Kings.

 

Week Beginning 15.3.21

 

It has been lovely to see the children back in the classrooms this week, the children have been very excited to see their friends and we have been impressed with how quickly they have settled back into the classrooms routines. 

 

Here are a few reminders for next week: 

 

Our PE days are on Monday and Tuesday, please can the children come in wearing their PE kit.

 

We have the final Parents' Evening on Wednesday 17th March, please contact the office if you haven't already signed up. 

 

Please see below an Overview of next week's learning: 

 

Writing: We are going to be looking at a Portal Story, where the main character is transported to a new world through a tunnel.

 

Reading: We are going to be continuing to read our book, 'The Boy Who Swam with Piranhas' by David Almond, with a particular focus on comparing and contrasting character. 

 

Maths: We are going to be finishing off our Fractions Unit by looking at Fractions of amounts.

 

PBL: This week we are continuing with our Rainforests topic. We are going to be learning about the Amazon Rainforest and Sherwood Forest and then comparing them. 

 

 

Week Beginning Monday 8th March

A massive well done to you all at home for all of your hard work over the past 8 weeks! We are so proud of how resilient you have been Year 5! 

We are looking forward to seeing all of you on Monday. 

 

 Please see below some key changes and reminders for next week: 

 

PE Days

PE days are on Mondays and Tuesdays. We are asking that children come into school in their PE kits and stay in them all day. This is to minimise the number of belongings being brought to and from the school site.

 

Parents Evenings

Parents evenings are being run remotely (via Zoom) on Tuesday 9th, Thursday 11th and Wednesday 17th MarchIf you have not already booked an appointment, please contact the school office to do so as our online booking system is now closed. 

 

Please see below and overview of learning this week:

 

Writing: We will be writing our own suspense tales using the toolkit.

 

Reading: We will be continuing with our book, 'The Boy Who Swam with Piranhas' by David Almond and will be focusing on the skill of retrieval. 

 

Maths: We will be continuing with our topic of fractions and will be multiplying fractions by integers.

 

PBL: This week is science week. We will be basing our topic this week around Deforestation and the impact it is having on our planet. 

 

Return to School

We will reopen for ALL children on Monday 8th March. We can't wait to see you!

Week Beginning 1.3.21 

Well done for another great week of Home Learning Year 5. It has been great seeing all of your fantastic writing this week. We now have the news that we will be returning to school on Monday 8th March- we are really looking forward to seeing you all again (in person). 1 more week of Home Learning to go, please continue to try your best and complete all tasks set.

You are doing a great job!

 

Please see below an overview of the week: 

Week Beginning: 22.2.21

 

Welcome back to Spring 2 Year 5!

This half-term we are going to be continuing our topic on Rainforests.

We are really looking forward to seeing you for Home Learning tomorrow.

Please see below and overview of activities for this week: 

 11.2.21

 

Well done Year 5, we made it to half term!

A huge well done to you all for working hard, showing so much resilience and keeping up your motivation! Also a big thank you to all of the parents for your continued support.

We hope you all enjoy a week off and that you are able to relax and spend some time away from screens. 

We look forward to seeing you for Online Learning on Monday 22nd February.

 

Take care and stay safe!

 

The Year 5 team. :) 

Home Learning - Week Beginning 8.2.21 

 

Well done Year 5, you have shown great resilience and motivation over the past 5 weeks and we are so impressed and proud of how you have adapted to our new way of learning from home. A big well done and thank you to you all, keep it up!

 

This week on the overview you will see that we are adding some 'Help Clinics' that children can attend each day if they are struggling with a task that has been set.

They will run at 12pm each day.

 

Please see below for an overview of this week's learning: 

Home Learning -Week Beginning 1.2.21 

 

Well done for another great week of Remote Learning Year 5.

Thank you for all of your hard work, we have been impressed with the quality of work being produced each day. Also, a big thank you to all of the parents for all of your continued support. 

 

This week on the overview you will see that we are adding some 'Help Clinics' that children can attend each day if they are struggling with a task that has been set.

They will run at 2pm each day, apart form Wednesday when it will be at 12pm. 

 

Please see below for an overview of This week's learning: 

Overview of Learning Year 5 W/B 1.2.21

Home Learning - Week Beginning 25.1.21 

Thank you for all of your support with Remote Learning this week. It is great to see so many children joining in with the morning registration and the smaller group PSHE meets on Tuesday and Thursday.  We have been very impressed by your perseverance and resilience in this tricky time. 

 

Last week we introduced Times Table Rockstars Battles to Google Classrooms. Each week (usually Wednesday or Thursday) a battle will be set up on TTRS for the children to compete in. The battle will run between 12pm and 4pm, giving the Year 5 classes a chance to face off against each other in a Times Table Rockstar's Battle! The more you play, the more points you earn, the better chance your class has of winning. Rock on!

 

Here is an overview of what you will be doing next week:

Overview of Home Learning W/B 25.1.21

Home Learning - Week Beginning 18.1.21

 

We would like to say a big well done Year 5!

You have all settled back into remote learning really well. We are really proud of you all and are enjoying seeing you all in our live session so keep up all the hard work! Please continue to remember to let your teacher know if you are having any issues.

Here is an overview of what you will be doing next week:

Week Beginning 18.1.21 Overview of Home Learning

Home Learning - Week Beginning 4.1.21 and 11.1.21

 

Welcome back to Home Learning! We know this time is a little bit different as some children will be attending school. However, the work set at home is the same as what those children in school will be doing.

 

Below we have attached an overview of the learning for this week and next week. We would like to remind you that this work is compulsory so please contact us if your child is having issues completing it.

 

As before, the work for the children will be set on Google Classroom. In order for us to respond to their work effectively we would like them to upload/submit all of their work on Google Classroom. We understand that sometimes the children will be working on paper so if you are able to take a picture and upload it as their submitted work on Google Classroom rather than emailing it to their teachers that would be great! 

 

The children will have the opportunity to have one live PSHE lesson with one of the class teachers from their year group. We have assigned you all one slot for each week so please make sure you know which day you are signed up for!

 

Alongside the work we are putting up for the children we would like to remind you that they can also carry on doing lots of reading, using Times Tables Rockstars and completing their spelling quizzes on Purple Mash. There are also some more ideas for home learning on our website:  

https://www.earlswood.surrey.sch.uk/home-learning/ 

 

Thank you in advance for your perseverance and support!

 

The Year 5 Team 

Here is the Y5 Overview for Online Learning from 5.1.21-15.1.21

Home Learning 4.1.21

 

 

Dear Parents/Carers,

 

During this period of home learning, your child’s work will be set via Google Classrooms. You can access their account by going to www.login.earlswood.school. This website contains user guides for setting up accounts on different devices and also has a link to your child's login details if you have lost them.

 

For parents using a personal chrome book (not ones provided by the school), set up is slightly different to other devices and must be done at a specific time because the system has to be disabled. Please activate your child’s account on Monday (4th January) between 12.00-12.30pm or 5.00-5.30pm. During these time periods, Google Classroom may not be accessible on other devices. If you have any problems accessing your child’s account, please email your child’s class teacher.

 

Yours faithfully,

The Federation of Earlswood Schools

Home Learning 4.1.21 Please choose 1 task from each section to complete. From tomorrow (5.1.21) all work will be set on Google Classrooms.

                                                       Week Beginning 14.12.20

 

Below we have attached an overview for this week for those who are home learning due to isolation. This will give you an idea of what we will be asking the children to do during this time. We would like to remind you that this work is compulsory so please contact us if the children are having issues completing it.

 

The majority of the work for the children will be set on Google Classroom. In order for us to respond to their work effectively we would like them to upload/submit all of their work on Google Classroom. We understand that sometimes the children will be working on paper so if you are able to take a picture and upload it as their submitted work on Google Classroom, rather than emailing it to their teachers, that would be great! 

 

Next week the children will have the opportunity to have one live catch-up session with their class teachers. We have assigned you all a slot so please make sure you know which day you are signed up for!

 

Alongside the work we are putting up for the children, we would like to remind you that they can also carry on doing lots of reading, using Times Tables Rockstars and completing their spelling quizzes on Purple Mash. There are also some more ideas for home learning on our website: 

https://www.earlswood.surrey.sch.uk/home-learning/

 

Thank you in advance for your support!

 

Year 5 Team

 

Maths: This week we will be looking at Area of shapes, specifically looking at methods such as  counting squares and multiplying width and length. 

 

Writing: This week the children will be writing their own explanation texts, using skills from our toolkit. This includes; topic sentences, parenthesis, technical language, descriptive language and subordinate conjunctions.

 

Reading: This week we are going to be finishing our current book and we will be looking at a variety of skills. Our spine lesson this week will be focused on the poem The Highway Man. 

 

Topic: This week we will be completing lessons focused on Knights and Castles and rounding up our topic. We will also have a festive craft lesson this week!

 

 

5G and 5F   - 11.12.2020

Please open the document below to find your learning for Friday 11th December. 

 

Home learning work for 5F and 5G 11.12.2020

Week Beginning 7.12.20

 

Maths: We will be starting a new topic of Measurement, focusing on finding the area and perimeter of different shapes.

 

Writing: This week we will be using the skills we have learned to innovate on our model text. We will be using the toolkit to begin writing an example of an explanation text.

 

Reading: This week we are going to continue reading our new book, 'Have Sword Will Travel' by Garth Nix and Sean Williams and will be focusing on vocabulary development.
 

Topic: This week will be learning about how Princes (and the wealthy) lived during the medieval era. We will be looking at knights, castles, shields and comparing them to the lives of peasants. 

Week Beginning 30.11.20

 

Maths: We will be continuing our topic of Multiplication and Division and will thinking about diving by 1000 and using formal written methods of Multiplication. 

 

Writing: This week we will be learning our new model text, Influenza.  We will be focusing on technical language, parenthesis and conjunctions to help us understand the structure of an Explanation text.

 

Reading: This week we are going to continue reading our new book, 'Have Sword Will Travel' by Garth Nix and Sean Williams, particularly focusing on character and inference. 
 

Topic: This week will be Christmas making week. The children will design and make 2 hanging decorations for the tree as well as creating printed cards using a collagraph.

Week Beginning 23.11.20

 

Maths: We will be continuing our topic of Multiplication and Division and will thinking about squared and cubed numbers as well as multiplying and dividing by 10,100, 1000 and 10,000.

 

Writing: This week we will using what we have learnt about setting descriptions to write our own Warning Tale. We will be making up our own setting and describing it within our writing using the toolkit.  

 

Reading: This week we are going to continue reading our new book, 'Have Sword Will Travel' by Garth Nix and Sean Williams, particularly focusing on gathering impressions and retrieving information. 

 

Topic: This week we will be continuing our topic, 'Princes, Peasants and Pestilence' by looking at Medieval beliefs about the plague, cures and we will also be doing some Zentangle Art. 
 

On Monday 23rd we will also be teaching the RSE lesson about Puberty to the children. 

Anti Bullying Week 16th - 22nd November 

Please wear odd socks MONDAY 16th NOVEMBER

To celebrate the start of Anti-Bullying Week on Monday 16th November, we are asking children to come to school dressed in ‘odd socks’ to promote the message that everyone is different and that is good! Odd Socks Day will be an opportunity to have fun and spread awareness of the Anti-Bullying Week core values of individuality, acceptance and tolerance.

Week Beginning 16.11.20

 

Maths: We will be starting our new topic of Multiplication and Division and will be using both mental and formal methods to solve a range of problems.

 

Writing: This week we will innovating on our model text to create our own version of a warning tale. We will be using the skills from our settings toolkit to support our writing. 

 

Reading: This week we are going to continue reading our new book, 'Have Sword Will Travel' by Garth Nix and Sean Williams, particularly focusing on making inferences based on evidence from the text. 

 

Topic: This week we will continuing our topic, 'Princes, Peasants and Pestilence' by looking at how the plague spread and comparing the lives or rich and poor families during the Medieval period. 

Week Beginning 9.11.20

 

Maths: We will be continuing to look at Statistics and will be using tables to solve problems in a range of contexts.

 

Writing: This week we will be looking at the features of a warning tale and thinking as writers to consider and evaluate the language used by the author to capture the attention of the reader.

 

Reading: This week we are going to continue reading our new book, 'Have Sword Will Travel' by Garth Nix and Sean Williams, particularly focusing on retrieving information from the text.

 

Topic: This week we will be starting our new topic, 'Princes, Peasants and Pestilence' which focuses on the Medieval era and the the spread of the Plague around Britain. We will be making our own gooey Buboes, acting as inspectors to detect the symptoms of the Plague and creating our own Medieval art work.

Week Beginning 2.11.20

Welcome back Year 5!

We hope that you have all had a lovely, relaxing half-term and are refreshed and ready for a new term.

 

Please see below the outline for learning this week:

Maths: We will be looking at Statistics where we will be gathering data to create our own line graphs.

 

Writing: This week we will be learning a warning tale called, 'The Caravan'. We will be focusing on learning the model text and using the rule of 3 and personification to describe settings.

 

Reading: This week we are going to be reading our new text, 'Have Sword, Will Travel' by Garth Nix and Sean Williams.We will be focusing on our vocabulary, ordering and summarising skills.

 

Topic: This week we will be finishing off our Industrial Britain topic by designing and making our own Victorian-style toys that we have designed using Cams, Levers and Pulleys.

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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