Welcome to the Autumn term in year 5 at Marshfield.
We hope that everyone has had a relaxing break and that all the children are ready to work hard. There are lots of exciting learning opportunities in store.
In English this term we will be reading a book about great adventurers. This will inspire us in many ways!
We will also be learning to:
Recognise & use key words/phrases/ ideas to summarise a paragraph
Use adjectives & adverbs created by adding suffixes such as –ful & -ly
Hook the reader using opening sentences
Use connectives to build cohesion within and across paragraphs
Plan and draft a non-chronological report
Write in paragraphs
Use commas to mark adverbs, adverbial phrases & clauses
Respond appropriately to each other’s work
This term the children will be developing their knowledge and understanding about:
place value and number;
rounding to the nearest 10 and 100
multiplying and dividing by 10 and 100
addition subtraction strategies
As usual we will continue to have a weekly focus on fluency, reasoning and problem solving as well as arithmetic
In this IPC unit, we will be finding out about our responsibilities as tourists, and the impact that our choice of holiday and travel destination can have on the human and physical environment.
The class will learn in a variety of ways in order to demonstrate their understanding in a range of subjects.
In Geography we’ll be finding out:
In History, we’ll be finding out:
In Technology, we’ll be finding out:
In Music, we’ll be finding out:
In ICT & Computing, we’ll be finding out:
In International, we’ll be finding out:
Following our homework policy ( a copy of which can be found on this site), pupils are expected to: