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Term 2: Titanic Time Travellers

 

This term our class topic is Titanic Time Travellers. In English, we will be writing journals and diaries, non-fiction texts and poetry.

We will also be learning about how the Titanic was built, the types of people who worked and sailed on her as well as learning about the era and the reasons for travelling to America. We will also be making perspective drawings and paintings about the ship.

In science this term, we will be learning all about the properties of materials including magnetism, insulators and conductors.

Our learning in maths this term will include multiplication and area and perimeter. The focus on Maths fluency will continue with skill building around using a range of operational skill and knowledge to solve problems quickly and efficiently. This will include times table knowledge which will form a part of all homework this term.

Our school values during term 1 are kindness and patience. It is fantastic to see all of the children making so much progress and working so hard!

 

Many thanks for all your support,

 

Mr Mann.

 

Year 5 Priorities

To improve the clarity of our writing by punctuating, proofreading and editing.

To learn multiplication and division bonds to 144.

 

 

Term 1: Magnificent Mayans

 

This term our class topic is Magnificent Mayans. In English, we will be writing adventure stories creating diaries, writing instructions and poetry. We will be reading Katherine Rundell’s Explorer as our class text this term.

We will also be learning about how the Mayans lived, what they built, the gods they believed in, the food they ate and the art that they created.

In science this term, we will be investigating forces including; gravity, air resistance, water resistance and friction.

Our learning in maths this term will include Place Value, Addition, Statistics and Shape. The focus on Maths fluency will continue with skill building around using a range of operational skill and knowledge to solve problems quickly and efficiently. This will include times table knowledge which will form a part of all homework this term.

Our school values during term 1 are courage and appreciation. The children have made a brilliant start to the year in very unusual circumstances. I am very proud of them.

 

Many thanks for all your support,

 

Mr Mann.

 

Year 5 Priorities

To improve the clarity of our writing by punctuating, proofreading and editing.

To learn multiplication and division bonds to 144.

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