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Welcome to Year 5 with Mrs Hall and Mrs Moore

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This half term, Year Five are reading:

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Brightstorm is the story of twins- Maudie and Arthur who are devastated by the news that their father, a daring explorer, has died in a failed attemt to reach South Polaris. But a mysterious clue leads the twins to question the story they've been told. To find the truth, they must undertake the journey of a lifetime! We will also use this text to inspire our writing: New Reports and Diary Recounts.

Welcome to our Year 5 Class page. 

This page will be updated every half term to help keep you up to date with the topics we will be working on in class. We will also post: links to helpful websites to support our learning, parent newsletters and a copy of the spellings for the half term. 

HELPFUL HINTS

The children can bring a bookbag to school to put their homework, snack, reading diary and reading book in. NO RUCKSACKS.

If children want to bring a water bottle to school it must be named and only contain water. It will come home every night to be washed and refilled.

PE is on Wednesday. 

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The Mayans

During this term, Year 5 will be finding out about the ancient civilisation of the Mayans.

 

Science.

As Scientists we will investigate: Forces

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Class Newsletter

Long Term Planning 2019-20

Medium Term Planning

Spellings

Maths

In Maths we will continue to be learn about:

Multiplication and Division:

multiples, factors, common factors, prime numbers , square numbers, cubed numbers

Multiplying/Dividing by 10/100 and 1000

Mental and Written Methods for multiplication and division

We will investigate Fractions

 

  • divide whole numbers by whole numbers, giving rise to fractions                            
  • show improper fractions and mixed numbers using pictures.
  • find equivalent fractions,
  • compare and order fractions
  • Review adding fractions, with a focus on fractions with different denominators
  • Subtract fractions, finding common denominators/subtracting mixed numbers and improper fractions.

Begin to multiply fractions by whole numbers and multiply mixed numbers by whole numbers. 

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Use this link to investigate fractions

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Homework.

The children will have home reading books, Spelling Log Books, times tables practise, English and My Maths homework on a weekly basis. Homework will be given out on a Monday and must be handed in on Friday. 

Spelling Logbooks will be taken home every evening for children to practise the words they are finding tricky. The Logbooks must be brought back into school each day.

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Year 5: Prior Learning and Revision Corner: Maths and English

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Year 5 Prior Learning and Revision Corner: History Science Geography

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Year 5 Planning/Newsletter Archive

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