What an eventful 1st week back for year 5!
This week the children have been planning and writing their own newspaper reports. They have demonstrated those skills learnt the previous week. Some interesting reads indeed!
This week the children have continued working with decimals and they have been learning to multiply and divide these by 10, 100, and 1000.
TOWER OF LONDON
Year 5 had their school trip to the Tower of London. Both year groups were fantastic and we are very proud of them. Check them out!
A lovely end to the first summer half term.
This week the children have been implementing their newspaper skills and creating their own articles. Their articles have been based on the highwayman, where they have used reported speech, direct speech and other features to create their writing.
This week the children have continued working with decimals. Adding and subtracting decimals with different place value and to finish off the week, they have done some arithmetic practise.
As you are aware, this week the school have been focusing on diversity. Check out one of our year 5 students who wore his punjabi which is a traditional outfit that Muslims wear.
In addition, Cedar class had a lovely science lesson where they learnt about Bearded Dragons. They were fortunate enough to have a real-life one brought in.
This week the children have been learning about Newspaper articles, their features, facts & opinions, reported speech and active/passive voice.
This week the children have been looking at decimals and their place value whilst also practising adding and subtracting these.
This week the children learnt about the Crown Court and presented their for & against arguments for Tim (the ostler) being at fault for Bess' death. They also planned and started writing an argument on why Tim should or should not go to prison.
This week the children have been learning about translating shapes and coordinates, and lines of symmetry (vertical, horizontal and diagonal).
This week has been a short but sweet one!
This week the children re-drafted their persuasive letters to the Landlord from the Highwayman by applying their self-editing skills and using their best handwriting to do so. The children have also practised their co-ordinating conjunctions and been focusing on implementing these more in their work.
This week the children have been looking at coordinates and how to read and plot these on grids. They have also been introduced to translation - being able to move a shape on the grid by following coordinates to do so.
In addition, this week's homework was to research King Charles III and create a fact file - take a look at some of the brilliant work produced.
This week the children focused on modal verbs and later used these to help them write a persuasive letter to the Landlord (Bess' father) from the Highwayman.
This week the children practised measuring the sides and angles of different shapes (polygons) and implementing the use of protractors and rulers to do so.. They have also been learning how to recognise regular and irregular shapes.
This term's focus in P.E is tennis. It has been great to see how there are some natural tennis players throughout the cohort!
This week the children were introduced to the Highwayman. They looked at part 1 and part 2 of the poem and deciphered the meaning of some of the words, they summarised part of the poem and identified figurative language used.
This week the children started to learn about degrees and angles. How to measure them and how to estimate. Lastly, they practised using protractors to draw angles.
Cedar Class decided to take an art lesson outside: Check them out!