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Year 5

Welcome to Year 5!

 


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Hello and welcome to Y5. 

I am the class teacher and my name is Mrs Cleary. 

Mrs Hadfield is the teaching assistant.

 

Our class motto is -  

Work hard and be kind.

 

 

Monday 17th September 2018


Well done to Theo Traynor who got Star of the Week on Friday for an excellent start to Year 5.

 

This week is numeracy we are working place value.

  • Round and adjust
  • Place value for addition and subtraction (mentally)
  • Partitioning
  • Near doubles
  • Counting up

 

In literacy we are working on The Adventures of Odysseus.

  • The sack of wind - diary entry/crew member
  •  Circ - read and discuss
  • Land of the dead - Diary entry/ Odysseus, narrative poem
  • Song of the spheres - Descriptive

 

Reading books must be brought in every Monday to be checked and signed. 

Homework will be given on a Friday and must be returned by Wednesday

P.E is on a Monday, Wednesday and Thursday.

Baking will start in a few weeks. Your child will be given the recipe which will also be on the website.

Spelling tests will be on a Friday 

Baking will begin Thursday 20th September we will be making bread this term.

Recipe

  • 500g of strong plain flour (white/brown)
  • 2 tablespoons of sugar
  • 1 packet of quick action yeast

You may choose another ingredient to mix in the bread eg: raisins, sultanas,choc drops, herb or garlic. 

Remember no nuts or nut products.

 

If you have any questions please do not hesitate to ask. 

Mrs Cleary/ Mrs Hadfield

 

Maths work

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Using the laptops to research the planets.

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We have designed and made our own balloon powered rocket, which links to our topic of space explorers.

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We have designed and made our own clay pots to enhance our topic 'The Great, the Bold and the Brave.'

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We visited the Manchester Art Gallery to look at the Greek artifacts. The children joined in a Pandora experience - dressing up/ acting out and retelling the story of Pandora's box.

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