|This half term, our main text is Beetle Boy by M.G Leonard.|
As we study this text, the children will be practising their ability to retrieve key information from the text. They will practise their inference skills, using evidence from the text, and they will look at authorial choices.
|This half term, we will be writing a narrative and a biography. We will focus on including appropriate fronted adverbials as well as relative clauses and parenthesis in our writing. We will also be looking at techniques to create suspense in a story.|
|Maths||In Maths, we will be looking at shape as well as position and direction.|
In shape, we will focus on angles, including measuring, drawing and calculating. We will also look at regular and irregular polygons. We will be plotting coordinates, translation, reflection and lines of symmetry.
|Science||This half term, our unit of learning is Living Things and their Habitats. The children will learn about:|
Our key question for the half term is: How far would a Sikh go for his/her religion?
During this topic, the children will look at the different ways a Sikh puts their religion into practice.
|Geography||This half term, we will be looking at aspects of human and physical geography. Our key objectives are:|
|Art||The children will: |
The focus for our PSHE sessions will be Healthy Bodies and Healthy Minds. We will be discussing how we are all unique. In addition to this, we will look at the importance of self-acceptance. We will talk about valuing our bodies and minds as well as looking at lifestyle habits (including alcohol, tobacco and drugs) and their effects on wellbeing.
Our additional unit this half term is about first aid and ensuring children know what to do in an emergency.
|Music||This half term the children will be 'Keeping Healthy' in our new musical topic based around dancing, singing and playing both percussion and tuned instruments. They will use new techniques and prior knowledge to perform as a group.|
|Computing||In Online Safety lessons this term, Year 5 will consider their online identity and the information they share with others. They will also learn about creating vector drawings.|
|MFL (French)||Chez Moi! The children will describe what rooms there are and are not in their home in French.|