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Year 5 Tigers

   Welcome to the Year 5 Tigers!

 

My name is Miss Woodburn and I am delighted to be teaching the Year 5 Tigers this year.  Mrs Patel will also be helping us in Year 5.  At the bottom of our class page, you will find lots of important information such as our class bulletin, homework grid  and lots of useful websites to support learning.

Home Learning Week beginning 30.11.2020

For those unable to attend school due to self-isolation please complete the work set below. There will be a Maths and English task given each day. You should also complete your spellings, these can be found on our homework grid below. In addition to this please make sure you complete one session on Reading Plus everyday. It is very important that you do continue that you complete all of these tasks to the best of your ability. This will help on your return to school. 

English 

Please complete a lesson each day using the link below. These lessons follow the same genre that we are completing in school. 

https://classroom.thenational.academy/units/oliver-twist-narrative-writing-280c

Reading Plus

https://student.readingplus.com/seereader/api/sec/login

 

Maths

In class we are completing assessments this week. Those are learning from home are going to complete a recap week. Please select a lesson a day from the following link:

https://classroom.thenational.academy/units/multiplication-and-division-6f51

Please also complete also complete TTRockstars daily

https://play.ttrockstars.com/auth/school/student

Important Reminders

* PE - Our PE day is Thursday. Please ensure that your children arrive in school in their P.E on this day. This is as well as making sure they have removed their jewellery.

* Homework is given out every Wednesday and should be returned on Monday.  All children have a homework book with a homework grid for the half term.  Homework includes: home reading (3 parent signatures required), spellings (test every Monday), TTRockstars, Reading Plus and one other piece to be completed.

Meet the Teacher 

Year 5 Tigers - Class Gallery

Autumn 2

Our value this half term is Peace. This half term is extra special as it is our turn to perform a class collective worship based on Peace!  Don't forget to complete your values task at home - it could be included on our next newsletter!

 

This half term, we will be learning...

English

This half term we will be studying the text 'Oliver Twist' retold by Gill Tavner through a range of exciting speaking and listening, reading and writing activities. We will be striving to write and present the next chapter of Oliver Twist. We will then be looking at Oliver Twist as a play script.

 

Maths

This half term we will be covering the following areas in our Maths lessons:

  • Statistics
  • Multiplying & Dividing
  • Prime numbers, square numbers and cubed numbers
  • The bus stop method
  • The formal multiplication method
  • Area & Perimeter

Science

Our topic for this half term is 'Changes, reversible & irreversible’. We are going to learn that some materials will dissolve in liquid to form a solution. We will also be able to describe how to recover a substance from a solution.

 

Topic

Our topic for this half term is ‘Food, Glorious Food’. In geography we will be learning that food can come from various and diverse places. To understand that some food is produced locally but much of our food is grown and reared in other countries.

 

Key Skills Catch Up

We will also be continuing with our key skills catch up lessons to ensure that the children are 100% confident in any skills that the children were not secure in due to the Lockdown period. These sessions will include areas within grammar, maths and reading.  

Autumn 1

Our value this half term is Fairness.  Don't forget to complete your values task at home - it could be included on our next newsletter!

 

This half term, we will be learning...

English

This half term we will be studying the text 'Better than Gold’ by Theresa Tomlinson through a range of exciting speaking and listening, reading and writing activities. We will be striving to write and present our very own story based on a legend.

We are also fortunate enough to have an oracy specialist working with Year 5. This will include a focus on public speaking and debating. 

 

Maths

This half term we will be covering the following areas in our Maths lessons:

 

  • Place Value
  • Addition and Subtraction
  • Rounding
  • Multi- step addition and subtraction problems

Science

Our topic for this half term is 'Material Properties'. We will be investigating different materials, their properties and how their states can or perhaps cannot be changed.

 

Topic

Our focus for our topics this half term will be the United Kingdom. In geography we will be researching human and physical features of our country, such as the River Thames and Snowdonia. In history we will be looking at who were the Anglo Saxons and where did they originate from?

 

Key Skills Catch Up

Throughout Autumn 1 the children will be receiving additional lessons in comprehension, grammar and Maths. This is to ensure that the children revise those skills covered during the lockdown period and that any gaps are addressed.

 

Important Documents

Half-termly bulletins

If you need to contact Miss Woodburn, please send a message below:

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