Year 5

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    Welcome to our class page – 2018! We hope you enjoy reading about our wonderful learning, exciting activities and amazing achievements. Please keep visiting weekly to find out important information about homework and the latest news!

    STAR OF THE WEEK

    Zaigham.

    Zaigham is our star of the week. He is our star because he has really impressed me with his growth mind set, positivity and enthusiasm .   Zaigham is always ready to learn.  He asks questions and shares his knowledge and understanding.  His attitude towards all aspects of school and his work ethic mean he will make great progress this year.

    THIS WEEK’S SHOW STOPPER

    This week’s Showstopper is:

    Click here to view the Showstopper of the week

     

    Above you will find work from year 5. These pieces were created in lessons and are displayed in the classroom as a sign of excellent work.
    Well done

    Homework

    Homework 16.9.18

    Homework 16.9.18

    Week 3 Homework Hand out: Tuesday 18.9.18
    Hand in: Tuesday 25.9.18

    General information:
    Homework will be given each week.
    It will be handed out on a Tuesday to be completed and handed in the following Tuesday.
    Spellings will be tested on Tuesday afternoons.
    If spellings are not learned, retests will take place.

    Maths
    Your homework task will be set online via the MyMaths website.
    Your login and password will be stuck into your homework book.
    The focus this week is decimals (tenths, hundredths and thousandths)

    Reading
    Please make sure you are reading regularly at home.
    Your reading record will be checked during your independent reading session each week.
    Passport points will be given for every book completed.

    Topic/literacy
    Imagine you are an archaeologist and you have discovered an Anglo-Saxon artefact.
    Sketch your artefact and create a fact file about it.
    What is it?
    Who does it belong to?
    What is it made of?
    What is its purpose?

    This is a useful website for some background information:
    www.bbc.co.uk/guides/zq2m6sg

    Spellings
    Practise your spellings each week using the strategies suggested in your spelling book.

    Spelling pattern: silent letters
    knife
    tomb
    gnome
    column
    doubt
    thumb
    watch
    know
    wrote
    tongue

    Y5/6 statutory spellings:
    amateur
    ancient
    apparent
    appreciate
    attached

    If there are any problems regarding homework please let me know.

    Homework 25.9.18

    Homework 25.9.18

    Year 5: Miss Brierley

    Week 4 Homework

    Hand out: Tuesday 25.9.18

    Hand in: Tuesday 2.10.18

    General information:
    Homework will be given each week.
    It will be handed out on a Tuesday to be completed and handed in the following Tuesday.
    Spellings will be tested on Tuesday afternoons.
    If spellings are not learned, retests will take place.

    Maths

    Your homework task will be set online via the MyMaths website.
    Your login and password will be stuck into your homework book.
    The focus this week is addition.

    Reading

    Please make sure you are reading regularly at home. Your reading record will be checked during your independent reading session each week. Passport points will be given for every book completed.

    Topic/literacy

    Using the image, write a description of the scene.
    Think about the toolkit we’ve used in our writing this week.

    Spellings

    Practise your spellings each week using the strategies suggested in your spelling book.

    Spelling pattern: silent letters
    lamb
    thistle
    solemn
    knickers
    numb
    knight
    debt
    doubt
    island
    whistle

    5/6 statutory spellings:
    available
    average
    awkward
    bargain
    bruise

    If there are any problems regarding homework please let me know.

    Darkness

    Darkness

    Darkness

    Homework 2.10.18

    Homework 2.10.18

    Homework will be given each week.
    It will be handed out on a Tuesday to be completed and handed in the following Tuesday.
    Spellings will be tested on Tuesday afternoons.
    If spellings are not learned, retests will take place.

    Your homework task will be set online via the MyMaths website.
    Your login and password will be stuck into your homework book.
    The focus this week is angles.

    Please make sure you are reading regularly at home.
    Your reading record will be checked during your independent reading session each week. Passport points will be given for every book completed.

    This week we looked at our Anglo-Saxon timeline and you asked lots of questions.
    Choose one of your questions and investigate.

    Here are a few examples:
    What was Lindesfarme?
    Who was St Augustine?
    Who did the Vikings battle with?
    Was Christianity a religion before the Christian king?
    Why did Alfred die?

    Write your question below:

    ………………………………………………………………………………

    ………………………………………………………………………………

    ………………………………………………………………………………

    Practise your spellings each week using the strategies suggested in your spelling book.

    Spelling pattern: ible able
    Incredible
    Dependable
    Sensible
    Understandable
    Predictable
    Responsible
    Achievable
    Renewable
    Possible

    Y5/6 statutory spellings:
    Breakable
    category
    cemetery
    committee
    communicate
    community

    Homework 9.10.18

    Homework 9.10.18

    Homework will be given each week.
    It will be handed out on a Tuesday to be completed and handed in the following Tuesday.
    Spellings will be tested on Tuesday afternoons.
    If spellings are not learned, retests will take place.

    Your homework task will be set online via the MyMaths website.
    Your login and password will be stuck into your homework book.
    The focus this week is perimeter and area.

    Please make sure you are reading regularly at home.
    Your reading record will be checked during your independent reading session each week.
    Passport points will be given for every book completed.

    We are looking at writing effective explanation texts.
    Choose a topic and write your own explanation text.
    Think about the type of features and language used in the examples we’ve looked at in class.

    Practise your spellings each week using the strategies suggested in your spelling book.

    Spelling pattern: able and ible
    loveable
    agreeable
    acceptable
    comfortable
    usable
    available
    divisible
    reversible
    assessible
    compatible

    Y5/6 statutory spellings:
    competition
    conscience
    conscious
    controversy
    convenience

    Homework 16.10.18

    Homework 16.10.18

    Year 5: Miss Brierley
    Week 7 Homework
    Hand out: Tuesday 16.10.18
    Hand in: Tuesday 30.10.18

    General information:
    Homework will be given each week.
    It will be handed out on a Tuesday to be completed and handed in the following Tuesday.
    Spellings will be tested on Tuesday afternoons.
    If spellings are not learned, retests will take place.

    Maths
    Please focus on learning your times table and division facts over the holiday ready for your next test.
    We should soon see children achieving their awards.
    To practise why not visit www.ttrockstars.com

    Reading
    Please make sure you are reading regularly at home. Your reading record will be checked during your independent reading session each week. Passport points will be given for every book completed.
    Please make sure you have a suitable book to read over the holidays.

    Topic/literacy Our topic focus next term will be the Vikings.

    Why not complete some research of your own about one of the following topics; daily life, work and jobs, food and hunting, weapons and war, travel, religion, important characters.

    It could be a multimedia presentation, sketch, poster, model or song.

    Spellings
    Practise your spellings each week using the strategies suggested in your spelling book.

    Spelling pattern: homophones Allowed
    Aloud
    Heard
    Herd
    Effect
    Affect
    Isle
    Aisle
    Past
    Passed

    Y5/6 statutory spellings:
    correspond
    criticise
    curiosity
    definite
    desperate

    If there are any problems regarding homework please let me know.

    Links to online learning platforms:

    https://www.mymaths.co.uk/

    This half terms newsletter:

    Y5 Autumn 1 2018 newsletter

     

    UPDATES FOR PARENTS

    PE this half term will be on Wednesday and Friday.

    The Wednesday session will be indoor and the Friday session will be outdoors.

    Please ensure that on these days, children have the full kit in school.

    Thanks

    Miss Brierley

     

     

    Thorn Grove Primary School
    Woodstock Avenue
    Cheadle Hulme
    SK8 7LD