|This half term, our main texts are 'Voices In The Park' and 'Beowulf'. We will work on inference skills and authorial choice.||We will be writing in a range of genres and ensuring that we recap the grammar that the children have learnt throughout their time in Year 5.|
In Maths, we will be learning about:
Measurement – converting units
Understand and use approximate equivalences between metric units and common imperial units such as inches, pounds and pints.
Solve problems involving converting between units of time.
Measurement – Volume
Use all four operations to solve problems involving measure.
|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: Are Sikh stories important today? We will look at some famous Sikh stories and discuss their relevance for Sikhs, and people of other faiths, today.
Indoor – Dance
Outdoor – Striking and Fielding – Rounders
|History||This half term, we will be studying Baghdad, circa AD900. This will include:|
|Design & Technology||The children will design and make a pop-up toy. They will focus on the design as well as how cams can be used to produce different types of movement and change the direction of movement.|
In our PSHE lessons, we will discuss how puberty changes can affect our emotions and we will look at ways to manage this. The children will also have the opportunity to ask questions about puberty and change.
The additional unit of work is finding out about the work the RNLI do and beach safety.
|Music||This half term the children will explore the topic ' At the movies'. This will take a journey from 1920's animated films until the present day. They will learn the techniques required to create a soundtrack and a film score. They will create and compose their own movie music.|
|Computing||This term, Year 5 will learn about video editing. They will then go on to use a BBC Microbit as a data logger.|