Year 5

Welcome to Year 5

 

Spring Term 2018

Areas of study for Year 5*

 

 

Literacy 

 

How to Train Your Dragon – Cressida Cowell

(Instruction Writing, Non-Chronological Reports and Persuasive Leaflets)

 

Sonnets – Shakespeare

 

Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them

(Chronological Reports,  Narrative Writing and Explanation Text)

Numeracy

 

Place Value

Fractions

Addition and Subtraction

Multiplication and Division

Geometry, Shape and Measure

 

Focus this term will be on applying learnt skills to problem solving and using reasoning to give explanations to how to solve problems in a variety of mathematical contexts.

Reading

 

Guided Reading (5 times per week)

 

Narratives (Alice in Wonderland and The Secret Garden)

Poetry (The Jabberwocky)

Non- Fiction (Reports and Newspapers)

 

Children will be taught to answer a range of questions using the text to support their answers. They will also be asked to use evidence to support their own ideas.

MFL

 

French

 

Classroom Objects

Classroom Lessons

Understanding the difference between masculine and feminine words.

Expanding on what is liked and what isn’t and giving simple explanations.

RE

 

 

Sikhism

 

Guru Nanak

The 5Ks

The establishment of the Khalsa

The meaning of Sewa

PE

 

Real PE

 

Focussing on communication and team work through playing a range of team games.

Ball games and skills

Topic

Science

 

Sorting and Classifying Materials

 

Separating solutions and mixtures

Thermal and electrical conductors

Using scientific equipment to test a hypothesis

Making predictions

Drawing conclusions from results

History

 

The Vikings

 

Reasons for their invasion of Britain

Timeline of key events

Establishment of Danelaw in England

Relationship with the Anglo-Saxons

Viking Gods and Mythology

Viking way of life

Geography

 

Local Area Study

 

Study of Sandhurst and the surrounding areas and how they have changed over time.

What impacts on the development and growth of a settlement?

Gathering information during a field trip

Map work and identifying key features on a map.

Music

 

Singing

Music Appreciation (BBC Classical Music Scheme)

Brass

Computing

 

Web design (HTML)

Creating a class website based on dragons.

Researching appropriate and effective website design.

 

Blogging

Using blogging to communicate an idea and expand on a discussion.

E-Safety and appropriate use of media online that is shared with others.

Art, Design & Technology

 

Sketching of landmarks and landscapes in the local area

Developing shade and tone on sketched drawings

Developing the use of a sketchbook

*If you require additional information relating to our school curriculum, please ask at the school office or the class teacher.