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Year 5

End of Year Expectations

Term 3

 

This term we are going to be exploring the environmental issues surrounding India. We will also be exploring traditional Indian art.

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Our focus text in English this term is 'Wonder' by R. J. Palacio. We will be looking in-depth at the text within guided reading and then using the story structure and specific extracts to extend our own learning and apply this in our writing.Image result for wonder

 

Here is a link to the 'Wonder' film trailer which is currently in cinemas.

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ngiK1gQKgK8

 

 

Here is a link to 'First News' which gives you some more information about the film.

 

https://live.firstnews.co.uk/news/preview-screenings-new-film-wonder/

Well done Elephants and Rhions for putting on such a great show! You sounded fantastic. We are so proud of all that you have achieved during Term Two. What a way to end the term! smiley

The BIG debate: Should brussel sprouts be part of Christmas lunch?

We enjoyed reading an article on First News all about brussel sprouts. We then used the evidence to write balanced articles.

We enjoyed reading an article on First News all about brussel sprouts. We then used the evidence to write balanced articles.  1

We put our Growth Mindset skills to great use today as we tried out some origami. Look at our results.

First News Newspaper is always worth a look. https://www.firstnews.co.uk

First News Newspaper is always worth a look.   https://www.firstnews.co.uk 1
First News Newspaper is always worth a look.   https://www.firstnews.co.uk 2
First News Newspaper is always worth a look.   https://www.firstnews.co.uk 3
First News Newspaper is always worth a look.   https://www.firstnews.co.uk 4

Playing team games during Anti-bullying Week. All different, All equal.

Remembrance. Today we wrote Remembrance poems. We will have a special Remembrance Service in school tomorrow. Some of our poems will be on display.

Remembrance. Today we wrote Remembrance poems. We will have a special Remembrance Service in school tomorrow. Some of our poems will be on display.  1
Remembrance. Today we wrote Remembrance poems. We will have a special Remembrance Service in school tomorrow. Some of our poems will be on display.  2
Remembrance. Today we wrote Remembrance poems. We will have a special Remembrance Service in school tomorrow. Some of our poems will be on display.  3
Remembrance. Today we wrote Remembrance poems. We will have a special Remembrance Service in school tomorrow. Some of our poems will be on display.  4

Big Maths 9th November 2017 Use the 'double-3 down' dominoes. Arrange these dominoes to make this square so that each side has eight dots. This was a challenging puzzle. Some of us managed it but some of us haven't succeeded yet! Look at these photos. Which arrangements are successful?

Big Maths   9th November 2017  Use the 'double-3 down' dominoes.    Arrange these dominoes to make this square so that each side has eight dots.  This was a challenging puzzle. Some of us managed it but some of us haven't succeeded yet! Look at these photos. Which arrangements are successful? 1
Big Maths   9th November 2017  Use the 'double-3 down' dominoes.    Arrange these dominoes to make this square so that each side has eight dots.  This was a challenging puzzle. Some of us managed it but some of us haven't succeeded yet! Look at these photos. Which arrangements are successful? 2
Big Maths   9th November 2017  Use the 'double-3 down' dominoes.    Arrange these dominoes to make this square so that each side has eight dots.  This was a challenging puzzle. Some of us managed it but some of us haven't succeeded yet! Look at these photos. Which arrangements are successful? 3
Big Maths   9th November 2017  Use the 'double-3 down' dominoes.    Arrange these dominoes to make this square so that each side has eight dots.  This was a challenging puzzle. Some of us managed it but some of us haven't succeeded yet! Look at these photos. Which arrangements are successful? 4
Big Maths   9th November 2017  Use the 'double-3 down' dominoes.    Arrange these dominoes to make this square so that each side has eight dots.  This was a challenging puzzle. Some of us managed it but some of us haven't succeeded yet! Look at these photos. Which arrangements are successful? 5

Big Maths 3rd November 2017: What do the digits in the number fifteen add up to? How many other numbers have digits with the same total if we only include numbers without zeros?

This term our focus text and T4W will be based around "The Chronicles of Narnia, The Lion the Witch and Wardrobe..."

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Puppy dog eyes: We recently read a newspaper article which explained that, according to new research, dogs produce more facial expressions when they know we are looking at them. Apparently, puppy-dog eyes (raising the eyebrows to make the eyes look bigger), was the dogs' most commonly used expression. Here we are showing our puppy dog eyes!

Puppy dog eyes: We recently read a newspaper article which explained that, according to new research, dogs produce more facial expressions when they know we are looking at them. Apparently, puppy-dog eyes (raising the eyebrows to make the eyes look bigger), was the dogs' most commonly used expression.  Here we are showing our puppy dog eyes! 1
Puppy dog eyes: We recently read a newspaper article which explained that, according to new research, dogs produce more facial expressions when they know we are looking at them. Apparently, puppy-dog eyes (raising the eyebrows to make the eyes look bigger), was the dogs' most commonly used expression.  Here we are showing our puppy dog eyes! 2

Term 2

After an exciting term learning about Henry 8th, we will continuing our learning about the Tudors. We will be using 'A Tale Unfolds' to bring our learning alive, while writing and filming character profiles. Keep an eye out for these. 

It is going to be a very busy term.

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Term 1

Our first topic this term is called "How terrible were The Tudors?" 

 

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We will be having a special guest visit us in the next few weeks...

Look at the journey of creating our clay Tudor Roses.

Tudor Day

A term of fantastic homework projects Elephants. Well done for the hard work and effort that has been put into every single project!

A term of fantastic homework projects Elephants. Well done for the hard work and effort that has been put into every single project!  1
A term of fantastic homework projects Elephants. Well done for the hard work and effort that has been put into every single project!  2

Science: Which materials dissolve in water?

Science:  Which materials dissolve in water? 1
Science:  Which materials dissolve in water? 2
Science:  Which materials dissolve in water? 3

Fleur Hitchcock : a famous author

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Our trip to Trowbridge library to meet Fleur Hitchcock!

Our trip to Trowbridge library to meet Fleur Hitchcock! 1
Our trip to Trowbridge library to meet Fleur Hitchcock! 2
Our trip to Trowbridge library to meet Fleur Hitchcock! 3
Our trip to Trowbridge library to meet Fleur Hitchcock! 4

We loved our visit to Trowbridge library. Why not read our comments?

Can you retell the story of 'Miss Trunchbull"?

Can you retell the story of 'Miss Trunchbull"? 1
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