Year 5 - Autumn 2

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Curriculum

Science Curriculum

Spellings

Year 5 Music

Learning Values

Homework Timetable

Meet the teacher

Reading

learning values

Learning Values: Nurtured, Lifelong Learners and Engaged.

learning values

S.M.S.C: How can we keep safe when celebrating autumnal festivals?

English & Big Write

English (NC2014) (Ongoing work with Spelling, Punctuation and Grammar) Children have been introduced to the formalities of subordinate and main clauses, and will continue to practise these skills in their writing.

 
Narrative Writing:
  • Children will be using ‘The Street Child’ as the focus for English.
  • Children will be looking closely at the Jarvis family and their historical context, learning to empathise with their circumstances .
Key Questions:
  • How would you feel if you had to work in a dangerous environment and not come to school?
  • Would you rather be a rich or poor Victorian?
  • Has there ever been a time when you have been separated from your family? How did you feel?
  • Children will experience a Victorian day focusing on life in a workhouse, school and manor house.
  • A Christmas Carol – Exploring the Dickens text, focusing on comprehension and understanding.
Big Write topics:
  • The Street Child by Berlie Doherty
  • Re write Chapter two from the perspective of a chosen character in a first person narrative.
  • Alternative start to life in Victorian times for the Jarvis family.
  • Animation inspired writing task
Maths

Maths (NC2014)

Maths Scheme: Collins—Busy Ants Maths

What are equivalent fractions?
Finding fractions of shapes and numbers. Fraction sequences and equivalent fractions.

How can we translate shapes on a grid?
Moving shapes on a coordinate grid.

How can we record mental addition and subtraction?
Formal written methods for addition (column).

How can we show fractions as decimals and percentages?
Rounding and sequencing decimals.

How can we convert between grams and kilograms? Metric and imperial?
This skill will be applied to solve word problems.

Squared numbers, cubed numbers and prime numbers.

Science
May the force be with you
  • What would life be like without any forces?
  • Magnets
  • Gravity
  • Air and water resistance
History
Where and when do you need to use a map?
  • Map skills – Longitude and latitude
  • OS maps using grid references, map reading e.g. symbols, contour lines etc.
Art
What does your musical instrument need to make sound?
  • Children will be designing, making and evaluating their own musical instruments.
Religious Education
Belief and practice, Islam
  • We will be looking at the origins of Islam and how the Five Pillars of Islam guide Muslims in how to live their lives.
  • The key question we will start with is – What do we have in our lives that guides us and gives us peace?
Computing

How does layout and presentation contribute to overall clarity of information?

  • We Are Bloggers’ RS scheme
  • Pupils to use J2e to prepare/post/comment on blogs.
  • Blog about Victorian day in Year 5

DT link: Musical instruments

P.E.
How can work harmoniously to create an effective game?

Unit 2 – Creative Skills
Skills needed: Teamwork, invasion games, spatial awareness.

  • Seated volleyball
  • Scorpion handball
P.S.H.E.

What strategies can we use to solve our friendship issues independently?

Be friendly, Be wise

  • Friendships
  • Conflict resolution
  • Anger management
  • Strategies to prevent bullying
  • First aid
  • Online Safety
Spanish
I can continue to use basic greetings and describe myself and others.
Design Technology
  • What does your musical instrument need to make sound?
  • Children will be designing, making and evaluating their own musical instruments.
Geography
Where and when do you need to use a map?
  • Map skills – Longitude and latitude
  • OS maps using grid references, map reading e.g. symbols, contour lines etc.

5D – Mrs De Gale

5J – Miss Jenkins

5R – Miss Rogers

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