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Year 5

Welcome to Year 5

Summer Term 2019

Areas of study for Year 5*

Literacy 

Writing descriptions.

Flashbacks.

Non-chorological reports about rivers.

Developing use of punctuation including semi colons, dashes and brackets.

Diary writing based upon a historical event.

Formal letter writing.

Numeracy

Improving calculation skills, both written and mental.

Fractions.

Shape.

Statistics.

Reasoning linked to these areas.

Reading

Reading a range of fiction and non-fictions texts.

Reading for pleasure.

Developing inference skills.

MFL

Learning how to say the planets in French.

Learning and adapting the story of the The Very Hungry Caterpillar by Eric Carle.

RE

Celebrations.

PE

Catching and fielding skills.

Athletics.

Topic

North America.

Exploring the geography, culture and historical events.

Science

Plants and animals.

Looking at life cycles and reproduction in plants.

Looking at the changes that occur in animals throughout their life span. 

History

Gold Rush in America.

Geography

Landmarks and landscape of North America .

Music

American music and its influences.

Learning about jazz, country and western, the blues and pop music.

Playing music based upon these genres. Listening and appraising music. Drawing comparisons between different genres of music.

Computing

Website design.
3d drawing.

Art, Design & Technology

Graffiti

In Arts Fortnight focusing on the work of David Hockney.

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