Welcome to Class 5 – Miss Daley and Mr Thompson
Last half term we were learning about: Our local area: West Yorkshire.
Our Class Dojo score was:
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Take a look at some of the fantastic learning we have done:
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This half term we will be learning about: The Victorians and Victorian Leeds.
Our key PSHE/RSE skill l for this half term is: Relationships
We will be developing it by:
Our class book is: Unbelievable! By Paul Jennings.
Our Guided reading text is: ‘Street Child’ by Berlie Doherty
In Maths we will learn about: Decimal Fractions and Money as part of the NCETM framework.
More information about our maths learning can be found HERE
In English we will: Initially, In English we will be consolidating our current understanding of writing technique, focusing on coherence and appropriate structuring and written methods.
Our written pieces this half term will include a narrative, a report and a diary entry linked to the Victorian era. Within these written pieces, the children will be learning how to appropriately use relative clauses, strong vocabulary, apostrophes and methods of parenthesis including commas, dashes and brackets.
In Science we will learn about: Living things and their habitats. We’ll be learning about Sexual and A-Sexual reproduction in plants. We’ll be classifying within the animal kingdom and comparing life cycles of differently classified animals such as insects, amphibians and mammals. We will be learning about our reproductive organs and the functions of these.
Learners in KS2 will have weekly spelling tests on a Friday. For their homework they are expected to prepare for this and practise these spellings by using these words in ten sentences. There will also be a maths sheet. All Learners should also be reading regularly at home and talking about the books they have experienced. This will be checked on everyday and they will be questioned about the book they are reading to show understanding of the text. They will also be expected to recall their times tables at speed and the inverse of these as well.