Welcome to Year 5/6

Our current topic is:  

 

Welcome back Year 5/6 children and parents.

Our Topic this term is:

THE RAINFOREST

 

Earth class: Mrs Ross, Mrs Forster & Mrs Lockyear

Jupiter class: Miss Derrick & Mrs Rawlings

Mercury class: Mrs Cook

 

 

 

 

Weekly Updates

 

 

LAST WEEK(12/10/20):

Maths:We have assessed the children's maths learning. 

English: We have written a setting description based on the Tin Forest. Our SPaG focus was sentence structure. Our Reading Vipers was an assessment text. We worked on retrieval, prediction,sequencing and inference. Our spelling focus was understanding, finding and using homophones'. Please encourage your child to read daily as this will help with their progress. Please remind your child to note down their reading in their reading records and we would like these signed daily by an adult/carer. 

Topic: We compared the Congo and the Amazon rainforest.

 

NEXT WEEK(19/10/20): 

Maths:We will be investigating the properties of a circle and calculating the radius and diameter. We will also learn how to use a compass to draw circles. 

English: We will be doing our literacy through our topic lesson this week. Our SPaG focus will be using punctuation accurately. Our Reading Vipers focus is retrieving key facts about ancient civilisations. Our spelling focus is revision of key spelling patterns learnt this term so far. Please encourage your child to read daily as this will help with their progress. Please remind your child to note down their reading in their reading records and we would like these signed daily by an adult/carer. 

Topic: We will be completing a quiz based on our learning about the Rainforest. We will be finding out what a civilisation is and looking different ancient civilisations. We will also apply this knowledge to create our very own timeline.

 

 

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Homework

Reading: Please read with your child daily. Reading books will be changed weekly. Please remember to sign your child's reading record. 

Spellings: Please practise the weekly spellings using the bingo grid ideas.  You can find helpful resources for spellings  on our English subject page.

Maths:  All children have access to Maths games using Doodlemaths and TT Rockstars supports rapid recall of multiplication and division number facts. We will check login and password details this week.