Year 5 Preview Learning Archive


21 November 2022

In English, this week we will be exploring cohesion, which is about how the structure and content of a sentence or text is linked together to create meaning. We will first learn more about cohesion, then add it in to an existing test and finally we will create our own writing with a focus on cohesion, evaluating how successful we have been.   

 

Comprehension: Please complete pages 22 and 23 (Poems about knights) in the CGP comprehension book. You will need to bring this back to school, completed, next Monday (28.11.22). 

Spellings: The spelling we are focusing on this week are: excellent, existence, explanation and familiar. Please practise these at home. You will be tested on all the words on the Year 5/6 word list each term.   

 

For Maths this week we will be continuing our unit on fractions. We will be learning about adding fractions within one, adding fractions greater than one, adding a mixed number, adding 2 mixed numbers and subtracting fractions.  

For most of the maths this term the children will need to rely on their times table knowledge, therefore it is so important that they know their times tables facts and can answer questions quickly. Practising a little everyday (2-5 mins) will improve their knowledge and help them to access the maths learning more easily this term.  
To help your learning in Maths please work through some of the pages in your Maths.

Y5 – Fractions.pdf 

 Remember: 

Keep recording your reading daily reading in your home/school diary and make sure your parents have signed it. You should have at least three reads (title of book, pages read and day read). I will collect them in next Monday.  

 

Many thanks for your continued support,   

Miss Thom  


14 November 2022

In English, this week we will starting a new unit about non-fiction writing. We will be investigating when to use commas to avoid ambiguity or to improve the clarity of our sentences. We will also be using the Titanium music video as a stimulus to write a story opening, write a character description and a summary of the video’s content. 

 

Comprehension: Please complete pages 20 and 21 (A Letter from E.B White) in the CGP comprehension book. You will need to bring this back to school, completed, next Monday (21.11.22). 

Spellings: The spelling we are focusing on this week are: equipment, equipped, especially and exaggerate. Please practise these at home. You will be tested on all the words on the Year 5/6 word list each term.   

For Maths this week we will be continuing our unit on fractions. We will be learning about comparing and ordering fractions less than one, comparing and ordering fractions greater than one and adding and subtracting fractions with the same denominator.  

For most of the maths this term the children will need to rely on their times table knowledge, therefore it is so important that they know their times tables facts and can answer questions quickly. Practising a little everyday (2-5 mins) will improve their knowledge and help them to access the maths learning more easily this term.  
To help your learning in Maths please work through some of the pages in your Maths. Here is a link to the online version: https://assets.whiterosemaths.com/web-pages/parent-resources/Y5-HL-Spring-Block-2-Fractions-A-2020.pdf 

Remember: 

  • Keep recording your reading daily reading in your home/school diary and make sure your parents have signed it. You should have at least three reads (title of book, pages read and day read). I will collect them in next Monday.  
  • Don’t forget to complete the Maths Frame Multiplication check 3 times, write your result in your home/school diary and make sure your parents sign it off. https://mathsframe.co.uk/en/resources/resource/477/Multiplication-Tables-Check 
  • The more you read the better your understanding will be and it will also improve your writing.   

 

Many thanks for your continued support,   

Miss Thom  


07 November 2022

In English, this week we will be completing our unit about descriptive narrative writing looking at using precise detail to create meaning description and a clear atmosphere. We will be planning, writing and editing an invented piece of descriptive writing, trying to use as many of the features learnt as possible.  

 Comprehension: Please complete pages 18 and 19 (Tracking Basking Sharks) in the CGP comprehension book. You will need to bring this back to school, completed, next Monday (14.11.22). 

 

Spellings: The spelling we are focusing on this week are: dictionary, disastrous, embarrass and environment. Please practise these at home. You will be tested on all the words on the Year 5/6 word list each term.   

For Maths this week we will be starting our unit on fractions. We will be learning about finding equivalent fractions to unit and non-unit fractions, recognising equivalent fractions and turning mixed numbers in to improper fractions and vice versa.   

For most of the maths this term the children will need to rely on their times table knowledge, therefore it is so important that they know their times tables facts and can answer questions quickly. Practising a little everyday (2-5 mins) will improve their knowledge and help them to access the maths learning more easily this term.  
To help your learning in Maths please work through some of the pages in your Maths.

Y5 – Fractions

 Remember: 

  • Keep recording your reading daily reading in your home/school diary and make sure your parents have signed it. You should have at least three reads (title of book, pages read and day read). I will collect them in next Monday.  
  • Don’t forget to complete the Maths Frame Multiplication check 3 times, write your result in your home/school diary and make sure your parents sign it off. https://mathsframe.co.uk/en/resources/resource/477/Multiplication-Tables-Check 
  • The more you read the better your understanding will be and it will also improve your writing.   

 

Many thanks for your continued support,   

Miss Thom  

 


01 November 2022

In English, this week we will continuing our unit about descriptive narrative writing looking at using precise detail to create meaning description and a clear atmosphere. We will be planning, writing and editing an innovated piece of descriptive writing, trying to use as many of the features that we have learnt as possible.

Comprehension: Please complete pages 16 and 17 (From a railway carriage) in the CGP comprehension book. You will need to bring this back to school, completed, next Monday (07.11.22).

 

Spellings: The spelling we are focusing on this week are: definite, desperate, determined and develop. Please practise these at home. You will be tested on all the words on the Year 5/6 word list each term.

For Maths this week we will be multiplying and dividing numbers by 10, 100 and 1000 and learning to understand and calculate multiples of 10, 100 and 1000. We will also be recapping our knowledge of factors, multiples, square numbers, cube numbers and prime numbers.

For most of the maths this term the children will need to rely on their times table knowledge, therefore it is so important that they know their times tables facts and can answer questions quickly. Practising a little everyday (2-5 mins) will improve their knowledge and help them to access the maths learning more easily this term.
Y5 – Multiplication and division

Remember:

  • Keep recording your reading daily reading in your home/school diary and make sure your parents have signed it. You should have at least three reads (title of book, pages read and day read). I will collect them in next Monday.
  • Don’t forget to complete the Maths Frame Multiplication check 3 times, write your result in your home/school diary and make sure your parents sign it off. https://mathsframe.co.uk/en/resources/resource/477/Multiplication-Tables-Check
  • The more you read the better your understanding will be and it will also improve your writing.

 

Many thanks for your continued support,

Miss Thom


17 October 2022

In English, this week we will be editing and redrafting our writing from last week. We will also be learning about figurative language, creating an atmosphere and how to use show not tell in our writing.  

 

Comprehension: Please complete pages 14 and 15 (Pompeii) in the CGP comprehension book. You will need to bring this back to school, completed, the first Tuesday after half term (01.11.22). 

 

Spellings: The spelling we are focusing on this week are: convenience, correspond, criticise and curiosity. Please practise these at home. You will be tested on all the words on the Year 5/6 word list each term.  
 

For Maths this week we will be continuing our unit on multiplication and division. We will be learning about prime, square and cube numbers.  

For most of the maths this term the children will need to rely on their times table knowledge, therefore it is so important that they know their times tables facts and can answer questions quickly. Practising a little everyday (2-5 mins) will improve their knowledge and help them to access the maths learning more easily this term.  
To help your learning in Maths please work through some of the pages in your Maths.

Y5 – Multiplication and division

 Remember: 

  • Keep recording your reading daily reading in your home/school diary and make sure your parents have signed it. You should have at least three reads (title of book, pages read and day read). I will collect them in next Monday.  
  • Don’t forget to complete the Maths Frame Multiplication check 3 times, write your result in your home/school diary and make sure your parents sign it off. https://mathsframe.co.uk/en/resources/resource/477/Multiplication-Tables-Check 
  • The more you read the better your understanding will be and it will also improve your writing.   

 

Many thanks for your continued support,   

Miss Thom  


10 October 2022

In English, this week we will be identifying grammatical features in the text, recapping our knowledge of commas and relative clauses, practising our redrafting skills and planning, writing and editing the story from a different perspective.  

 

Comprehension: Please complete pages 12 and 13 (The Iron Man) in the CGP comprehension book. You will need to bring this back to school, completed, next Monday (17.10.22). 

 

Spellings: The spelling we are focusing on this week are: competition, conscience, conscious and controversy. Please practise these at home. You will be tested on all the words on the Year 5/6 word list each term.  
 

For Maths this week we will be starting our unit on multiplication and division. We will be learning about multiples, common multiples, factors, common factors and prime numbers.  

For most of the maths this term the children will need to rely on their times table knowledge, therefore it is so important that they know their times tables facts and can answer questions quickly. Practising a little everyday (2-5 mins) will improve their knowledge and help them to access the maths learning more easily this term.  
To help your learning in Maths please work through some of the pages in your Maths. 

Y5 Multiplication and division

Remember: 

 Keep recording your reading daily reading in your home/school diary and make sure your parents have signed it. You should have at least three reads (title of book, pages read and day read). I will collect them in next Monday.  

 

Many thanks for your continued support,   

Miss Thom  


03 October 2022

In English, this week we will be learning our model descriptive text, understanding the vocabulary used in the text, summarising the text using multi-clausal sentences, asking questions and inferring answers from the text and writing a prequel to the text.  

 

Comprehension: Please complete pages 10 and 11 (The Great Fire of London) in the CGP comprehension book. You will need to bring this back to school, completed, next Monday (10.10.22). 

 Spellings: The spelling we are focusing on this week are: cemetery, committee, community and communicate. Please practise these at home. You will be tested on all the words on the Year 5/6 word list each term.  
 

For Maths this week we will be continuing our unit on addition and subtraction. We will be comparing calculations, understanding inverse operations, multi-step problems and finding missing numbers.  

For most of the maths this term the children will need to rely on their times table knowledge, therefore it is so important that they know their times tables facts and can answer questions quickly. Practising a little everyday (2-5 mins) will improve their knowledge and help them to access the maths learning more easily this term.  
To help your learning in Maths please work through some of the pages in your Maths. 

Y5 – Addition and subtraction

 Remember: 

  • Keep recording your reading daily reading in your home/school diary and make sure your parents have signed it. You should have at least three reads (title of book, pages read and day read). I will collect them in next Monday.  
  • Don’t forget to complete the Maths Frame Multiplication check 3 times, write your result in your home/school diary and make sure your parents sign it off. https://mathsframe.co.uk/en/resources/resource/477/Multiplication-Tables-Check 
  • The more you read the better your understanding will be and it will also improve your writing.   

 

Many thanks for your continued support,   

Miss Thom  


26 September 2022

In English, this week we will be writing, editing and publishing our own recounts. Making sure that we are including all the grammar and punctuation we know so far and completing our work to year 5 expectations. We will also be writing a short descriptive from a picture stimulus.

Comprehension: Please complete pages 8 and 9 (The Tales of King Arthur) in the CGP comprehension book. You will need to bring this back to school, completed, next Monday (03.10.22).

Spellings: The spelling we are focusing on this week are: awkward, bruise, bargain and category. Please practise these at home. You will be tested on all the words on the Year 5/6 word list each term.

For Maths this week we will be starting our new unit on addition and subtraction. We will be adding and subtracting whole numbers with more than 4 digits, rounding to check our answers and learning mental strategies for addition and subtraction.

For most of the maths this term the children will need to rely on their times table knowledge, therefore it is so important that they know their times tables facts and can answer questions quickly. Practising a little everyday (2-5 mins) will improve their knowledge and help them to access the maths learning more easily this term.
To help your learning in Maths please work through some of the pages in your Maths.

Y5 – Addition and subtraction

Remember:

  • Keep recording your reading daily reading in your home/school diary and make sure your parents have signed it. You should have at least three reads (title of book, pages read and day read). I will collect them in next Monday.
  • Don’t forget to complete the Maths Frame Multiplication check 3 times, write your result in your home/school diary and make sure your parents sign it off. https://mathsframe.co.uk/en/resources/resource/477/Multiplication-Tables-Check
  • The more you read the better your understanding will be and it will also improve your writing.

 

Many thanks for your continued support,

Miss Thom


20 September 2022

In English, this week we will be recapping our knowledge of subordinate clauses, expanded noun phrases, fronted adverbials and relative clauses. We will also be looking at help the reader to follow our writing by using cohesion techniques. We will be planning our own recount.

Comprehension: Please complete pages 6 and 7 (Why Recycle?) in the CGP comprehension book. You will need to bring this back to school, completed, next Monday (26.09.22).

 

Spellings: The spelling we are focusing on this week are: appreciate, attached, available and average. Please practise these at home. You will be tested on all the words on the Year 5/6 word list each term.

For Maths this week we will be reading, writing and comparing numbers to one million and rounding number to and within one million.

For most of the maths this term the children will need to rely on their times table knowledge, therefore it is so important that they know their times tables facts and can answer questions quickly. Practising a little everyday (2-5 mins) will improve their knowledge and help them to access the maths learning more easily this term.
To help your learning in Maths please work through some of the pages in your Maths.

 Y5- Place value

 

Remember:

  • Keep recording your reading daily reading in your home/school diary and make sure your parents have signed it. You should have at least three reads (title of book, pages read and day read). I will collect them in next Monday.
  • Don’t forget to complete the Maths Frame Multiplication check 3 times, write your result in your home/school diary and make sure your parents sign it off. https://mathsframe.co.uk/en/resources/resource/477/Multiplication-Tables-Check
  • The more you read the better your understanding will be and it will also improve your writing.

 

Many thanks for your continued support,

Miss Thom


12 September 2022

In English, this week we will be securing our understanding of relative clauses and complex sentences. We will also be identifying and exploring the features of a recount and shared writing a recount.

Comprehension:

Please complete pages 4 and 5 (An Astronaut’s Guide to Life on Earth) in the CGP comprehension book. You will need to bring this back to school, completed, next Monday (19.09.22).

 

Spellings:

The spelling we are focusing on this week are: aggressive, amateur, ancient and apparent. Please practise these at home. You will be tested on all the words on the Year 5/6 word list each term.

For Maths this week we will be reading and writing numbers to one million, partitioning numbers to one million, multiplying numbers by powers of ten, placing numbers on a number line up to one million and adding or subtracting 10, 100, 1,000, 10,000 or 100,000 to a number.

For most of the maths this term the children will need to rely on their times table knowledge, therefore it is so important that they know their times tables facts and can answer questions quickly. Practising a little everyday (2-5 mins) will improve their knowledge and help them to access the maths learning more easily this term.
To help your learning in Maths please work through some of the pages in your Maths.

 Y5- Place value

Remember:

  • Keep recording your reading daily reading in your home/school diary and make sure your parents have signed it. You should have at least three reads (title of book, pages read and day read). I will collect them in next Monday.
  • Don’t forget to complete the Maths Frame Multiplication check 3 times, write your result in your home/school diary and make sure your parents sign it off. https://mathsframe.co.uk/en/resources/resource/477/Multiplication-Tables-Check
  • The more you read the better your understanding will be and it will also improve your writing.

 

Many thanks for your continued support,

Miss Thom


5 September 2022

In English, this week we will be learning a recount text. We will recap our knowledge of word classes (nouns, verbs, adverbs, determiners etc.), simple and compound sentences. We will also learn about complex sentences and relative clauses.

Comprehension: Please complete pages 2 and 3 in the CGP comprehension book. You will need to bring this back to school, completed, next Monday (12.09.21).

Spellings: The spelling we are focusing on this week are: accommodate, accompany, according and achieve. Please practise these at home. You will be tested on all the words on the Year 5/6 word list each term.

For Maths this week we will be starting a unit on place value. We will be securing our understanding of numbers to 100,000. We will also be learning Roman numerals to 1,000.

For most of the maths this term the children will need to rely on their times table knowledge, therefore it is so important that they know their times tables facts and can answer questions quickly. Practising a little everyday (2-5 mins) will improve their knowledge and help them to access the maths learning more easily this term.
To help your learning in Maths please work through some of the pages in your Maths. Here is a link to the online version: https://assets.whiterosemaths.com/web-pages/parent-resources/Y5-HL-Autumn-Block-1-Place-value-2020.pdf

Remember:

  • Keep recording your reading daily reading in your home/school diary and make sure your parents have signed it. You should have at least three reads (title of book, pages read and day read). I will collect them in next Monday.
  • Don’t forget to complete the Maths Frame Multiplication check 3 times, write your result in your home/school diary and make sure your parents sign it off. https://mathsframe.co.uk/en/resources/resource/477/Multiplication-Tables-Check
  • The more you read the better your understanding will be and it will also improve your writing.

 

Many thanks for your continued support,

Miss Thom