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In Class 5 we always reach for the stars!

Welcome back to an exciting start to Year 5. Our topic for this half term will be Out of this World. Children will be discovering amazing facts about the planets in our solar system, the space race and the phases of the moon as well as much, much more!

Our topic began with a big bang and a trip to the National Space Centre in Leicester and an informative presentation in the planetarium.

 Image result for space centre leicester

Homework- Folder sent home.

Literacy- Relative Clauses

                                                                         Numeracy- Multiplication Tables

 

  Please ensure your child brings their plastic homework folder back to school by Thursday. Many Thanks for your support!

 

Maths

Why not use Abacus, www.activelearnprimary.co.uk, or My Maths to support you in the learning that is coming up next week!

 

 

This week we will be looking at comparing and estimating  acute and obtuse angles and using protrators to measure angles.

 

TIMES TABLES

October  times table:

x10

The children will be tested on this times table at the end of the month - what level will you go for?

Bronze level - Know your 10 times table in order.

Silver level - Know your 10 times table out of order.

Gold level - Know the inverse of the  times table e.g. 40÷ 10 = 4,

70 ÷ 10= 7

Sing the Pery Parker song to get you in the mood!

 

SPAG

This week in SPAG we will be focussing on punctuating direct speech using inverted ccommas.

 

Spelling

Given Words

elegance

distance

 brilliance

 ignorance

 importance

 

Reading

Read 3 times a week at home and record it in your home-school diary.

We will make our way around Treasure Island on our Reading Race Track and become 'Terrific Treasure Readers'!!!

 

 

Writing 

Narrative

 

Our genre is Narrative/Science Fiction

We are looking at the book The Iron Man both in guided reading and Literacy over the next weeks. We will explore the language used by Ted Hughes, use our senses to describe the setting and then write our very own story of a strange being from outer space that comes to our planet.

 

 

 

 Guided Reading

The Iron Man by Ted Hughes- In guided reading we are looking at the story of The Iron Man and exploring his adventures when he finds himself on planet Earth and the strong friendship he makes with Hogarth.

 

 

 Topic

This week in topic we will be focussing on The Space Race. As well as the Heliocentric and Geocentric views on our Universe.

 


 

Year 5 Topic Overview

Please note: there may be amendments, for example, due to time constraints or visits being fully booked/too costly.

 

Y5

Autumn 1

Autumn 2

Spring

Summer

Topic Title

Out of this World

Groovy Greeks

Human Rights

Industrial Revolution

Possible Visit & Magic Moments

National Space Centre, Leicester

Rotherham Town Hall & Courthouse

The Peace Museum & Salts Mill, Bradford

National Coal Mining Museum, Wakefield

Kelham Island Museum, Sheffield/Abbeydale Industrial Hamlet, Sheffield

Become a trainee astronaut

Make an alien

Participate in a debate in the council chambers

Go to court!

Participate in the Peace Challenge

Stretch a person!

Try a job from Victorian times

Go down a mine

Science

Earth, Sun & Moon

Light

Life Cycles

Humans

Forces

Solids, Liquids and Gases & Changing State

History

Isaac Newton

Space Race

Yuri Gagarin

Valentia Tereshkova

Alexei Leonov

Man on Moon

Neil Armstrong

Buzz Aldrin

Helen Sharman

Pythagorus

Epicurus

Alexander the Great

Olympic Games

Nelson Mandela

End of Apartheid

Martin Luther King Junior

Rosa Parks

Montgomery Bus Boycott

Mahatma Gandhi

National Days

 

Queen Victoria

Industrial Revolution

Dr Barnardo

Geography

-

Greece

South Africa, USA and India

6-figure grid reference

Fair Trade

Distribution of wealth, population, food

Countries of EU and United Nations

Compare land use (Victorian and present)

UK cities

Traffic survey

Draw a plan

Artists/Designers

Corina Chirila (space paintings)

Greek architecture Archimedes (pulley)

Hockney (photo collages)

Lowry (scenes from Manchester)

Isambard Kingdom Brunel (bridges)

James Watt (linkages/steam train)

Music

Dvorak ‘New World Symphony’ (Hovis)

Holst ‘The Planets’

Strauss ‘Sprach Zarathustra’

Space composition

Zorba the Greek

African music

Liszt ‘Liebestraum’

‘Liebestraum’ on recorder

Chopin ‘Raindrops’

RE

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What difference do the 5 Pillars of Islam make to Muslim Children’s lives?

 

Why are there now over 50 mosques in Yorkshire?

How and why do Christians try to live by the Bible? 

 

PSHCE

The Caring School

 

The World of Drugs

 

SRE – Talking About Puberty

Lifestyles and Cultures

 

Political Literacy and Citizenship

Bullies – Bullying, Pressure and Risks

 

The Consequences of Inequality

SRE - Male and Female Changes

Me and My Relationships – Focus on Memories

 

Growing Up – Relationships and Responsibilities of Puberty

SRE – Puberty and Hygiene

Suggested Books

George’s Secret Key to the Universe – Lucy and Stephen Hawking

George’s Cosmic Treasure Hunt – Lucy and Stephen Hawking

George and the Big Bang – Lucy and Stephen Hawking

Space in 30 Seconds – Clive Gifford

Mars Evacuees – Sophia McDougall

How to be a Space Explorer – Lonely Planet Kids

Helping Hercules – Francesca Simon

The Children’s Homer: The Adventures of Odysseus and Troy – Padraic Colum

Children of the Fox – Jill Paton Walsh

In The Sea There Are Crocodiles – Fabio Geda

The Garbage King – Elizabeth Laird

Shadow – Michael Morpurgo

Grace – Morris Gleitzman

A Nest of Vipers – Catherine Johnson

Wild Boy – Rob Lloyd Jones

Twelve Minutes to Midnight – Christopher Edge

The Whispering Road – Livi Michael

The Battles of Ben Kingdom: The Claws of Evil – Andrew Beasley

Larklight – Phillip Reeve

SPRING TERM SPELLINGS YEAR 5

w/b: 2.1.17

w/b: 9.1.17

w/b: 16.1.17

w/b: 23.1.17

w/b: 30.1.17

Year 5 Exception words set 2

appreciate

attached

available

average

awkward

bargain

bruise

category

-ably    

probably

reasonably

comfortably

miserably

preferably

-ibly

possibly

terribly

sensibly

flexibly

impossibly

-fer (stressed)

conferring

preferring

transferred

inferred

referral

 -fer (unstressed)

buffering

suffering

differed

offered

conference

w/b: 6.2.17

w/b: 13.2.17

w/b: 27.2.17

w/b: 6.3.17

w/b:13.3.17

ee:ei

deceive

receive

receipt

deceit

conceive

-ough (or, uf, o, o-e, oo, u, ow)

ought

rough

dough

through

borough

plough

Holiday Spellings

Year 5 Exception words set 3

cemetery

committee

communicate

community

competition

conscience

conscious

controversy

Silent letters – b

bomb

lamb

debt

crumbs

subtle

Silent letters – c

abscess

ascend

crescent

descent

isosceles

w/b: 20.3.17

w/b: 27.3.17

w/b: 3.4.17

w/b: 24.4.17

Silent letters – g

sign

gnaw

design

gnarl

gnome

Silent letters – h

honest

ghost

chaos

character

chorus

Silent letters – k

Knife

knead

knew

knuckle

knowledge

Holiday Spellings

Year 5 Exception words set 4

dictionary

disastrous

embarrass

environment

equipped/ment

especially

exaggerate

excellent

existence

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