Year 5

Summer - Welcome to Year 5

English

This half term we will be concentrating on the text ‘Running on the Roof of the World' by Jess Butterworth in our English lessons. We will be continuing to focus on varying our sentence openers, high quality vocabulary, parenthesis, different types of conjunctions and punctuation.

In our Reading lessons, we will be focusing on the text 'The Boy at the Back of the Class' by Onjali Q Rauf. We will continue to focus on our VIPERS skills to develop our understanding of reading different texts.

Maths

This half term we will continue to focus on fractions and we will deepen our understanding of converting, adding and multiplying fractions in different contexts. We will continue to practise our arithmetic skills regularly and deepen our understanding of problem solving and reasoning.

Theme

Our challenge question this half term is ‘How can we combat food waste in Godley and Nepal?’. Within this challenge question we will be developing our Geography skills by learning more about Nepal. We will will also begin our project based around sustainability in which we will learn about problems surrounding food waste and what we can do to reduce it.

In our Science lessons this half term we will be looking at Materials and we will be conducting a range of experiments to learn about the properties and why different materials are used for different purposes.

 

 

Spring - Welcome to Year 5

English

This half term we will be concentrating on the text ‘The Great Kapok Tree’ by Lynn Cherry in our English lessons. We will be focusing on varying our sentence openers, high quality vocabulary, parenthesis, different types of conjunctions and punctuation.

In our Reading lessons, we will be focusing on our VIPERS skills to develop our understanding of reading different texts.

Maths

This half term we will continue to look at multiplication and division and we will also start looking at fractions. We will continue to practise our arithmetic skills regularly and deepen our understanding of problem solving and reasoning.

Theme

Our challenge question this half term is ‘How do you survive in the Amazon Rainforest?’. Within this challenge question we will be developing our Geography skills by learning more about North and South America and developing our understanding of the Amazon Rainforest.

In our Science lessons this half term we will be looking at Living Things and their Environments.

 

Autumn - Welcome to Year 5

Miss Howard and Mrs Okon make up the Year 5 team.

English

This half term we will be concentrating on the text ‘The Firework Makers Daughter’ by Phillip Pullman in our English lessons. We will be focusing on varying our sentence openers, high quality vocabulary, relative clauses and punctuation.

In our Reading lessons, we will be exploring the story ‘Cosmic’ by Frank Cottrell Bryce. We will be focusing on the VIPERS skills.

Maths

This half term we will continue to look at addition and subtraction including inverse and problem solving. We will also focus on multiplication and division, which will include factors, multiples, square and cube numbers and multiplying and dividing decimals. We will also concentrate on statistics this half term including data, graphs and tables. 

Theme

Our challenge question this half term is ‘What is the Georgian Legacy on British Culture today?’. Within this challenge question we will be developing our history skills by learning about different aspects of this time period.

In our Science lessons this half term we will be looking at forces and conducting experiments to find out the effects of different types of resistance.

Useful Websites:
www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/ks2/
www.bbc.co.uk/skillswise/0/
www.topmarks.co.uk
www.ttrockstars.com
www.spag.com
www.readtheory.org
www.spellingframe.co.uk
www.mathsframe.co.uk

Year 5