Year 5 Preview Learning Archive

12th October 2020

This week in English, we will be adding detail to the plans we created last week and writing them out.  We will make sure that our adventure stories contain a flash back and all the aspects of our toolkit.

Our spellings for the week are homophones and near homophones:

  • farther, father,
  • guessed, guest,
  • heard, herd,
  • led, lead,
  • mourning, morning.

In maths, we will be subtracting in column method with exchanging, rounding to estimate, understanding the inverse (addition and subtraction) and using it to check our answers and multi-step addition and subtraction problems.

You can support your child’s learning practising time tables and reading with them. You can also use pages 6-9 in your child’s maths workbook to recap their learning in maths.

Many thanks for your continued support,

Miss Thom

 


Week Commencing 5th October 2020

This week in English, we will be planning our own adventure stories with a flashback and writing newspaper reports about the events of our planned story. We will be focusing on correct speech punctuation, powerful verbs and adverbial phrases.

Our spellings for the week are homophones and near homophones:

  • past, passed,
  • proceed, precede,
  • aisle, isle,
  • aloud, allowed,
  • affect and effect.

In maths, we will be starting our unit on addition and subtraction with 4 digit numbers and exchanging.

You can support your child’s learning practising time tables with them.

Many thanks for your continued support,

Miss Thom


28th September 2020

This week in English, we will be gathering vocabulary that creates a tense atmosphere. We will also be planning our innovated version of Kidnapped and writing the innovated version up making sure we include: correct speech punctuation, exciting verbs, time adverbials, a variety of punctuation and interesting adverbial phrases.

Our spellings for the week are words with the long vowel sound /i/ spelt with a y:

  • apply
  • supply
  • identify
  • occupy
  • multiply
  • rhyme
  • cycle
  • python
  • hygiene
  • hyphen

In maths, we will be developing our understanding of rounding numbers to roman numerals and recapping our previous learning on place value.

You can support your child’s learning practising time tables with them.

Many thanks for your continued support,

Miss Thom


21st September 2020

This week in English, we will be answering comprehension questions, summarising and exploring the text as readers. We will also be creating a toolkit and boxing up the text.

Our spellings for the week are words with the short vowel sound/i/ spelt with y.
symbol, mystery, lyrics, oxygen, symptom, physical, system, typical, crystal, rhythm

In maths, we will be developing our understanding of rounding numbers to 1,000,000, negative numbers and roman numerals.

You can support your child’s learning by looking at pages 1, 2 and 3 in their Maths Workbook (excluding question 4 non pages 2 and 3) and practising time tables with them.

Many thanks for your continued support,

Miss Thom


Week commencing 14/9/20

This week in English, we will be orally learning our model adventure story with a flashback.

We will be exploring the vocabulary and characters within the text.

Our spellings for the week are words with endings that sound like /shuhs/ spelt –tious or –ious: ambitious, cautious, fictitious, infectious, nutritious, contentious, superstitious, pretentious, anxious and obnoxious.

In maths, we will be developing our understanding of numbers to one million, rounding numbers to 100,000 and 1,000,000, comparing and ordering numbers to one million and counting in 10s, 100s, 1,000s, 10,000s and 100,000s.

You can support your child’s learning by looking at pages 4 and 5 in their Maths Workbook.

Many thanks for your continued support,

Miss Thom


Week commencing 7/9/20

This week in English, we will be doing some creative writing, reminding ourselves about the basics of writing, focusing on year 5 writing expectations.

We will be introducing and exploring an adventure story with a flashback.

Our spellings for the week are words with endings that sound like /shuhs/ spelt with –cious: vicious, gracious, spacious, malicious, precious, conscious, delicious, suspicious, atrocious, and ferocious.

In maths, we will be learning to: read, write, order and compare numbers up to 100 000 and determine the value of each digit. We will also look at counting forwards and backwards in multiples of 10 and 100, as well as rounding numbers to the nearest 10, 100 or 1000.

You can support your child’s learning by looking at pages 4 and 5 in their Maths Workbook.

Many thanks for your continued support,