Welcome to the Summer term in Year 5!
Our final term's topic is...
Our main texts for the topic this term our:
The Explorer by Katherine Rundell
The Girl of Ink and Stars by Kiran Millwood Hargrave
This half term the children will produce a leaflet about Chichen Itza, and be writing their own story - Explorer! In the second half term, the children will produce a non-chronological report about Chocolate!
Within Grammar and Punctuation lessons, the children will focus on:
Using apostrophes for plural possession
Build cohesion across paragraphs using adverbs and adverbial phrases (time, place and number)
Using passive verbs
Using higher level synonyms
The children will also have weekly comprehension lessons based around the two main texts above, along with individual reading, handwriting and spelling sessions.
Geography & History
Study of South America:
Physical and Human characteristics
Comparison with UK
Art & Design/Design & Technology
Frida Kahlo – Self Portraits
Joaquin Torres Garcia – Picture Puzzles
Leonora Carrington – Dream Catchers
Diego Rivera – Drawing Techniques
Beatriz Milhazes – Collage
Where ingredients come from?
Meals from around the World
School Dinners around the World
Internet Research – Brazil
Children to use research to create a presentation
Sketch Up – Designing in 3D – Chocolate Theme Park
Learning about the origins of Samba Music and the instruments used
Living things and their Habitats:
Identify parts of a flower.
Give one difference between sexual and asexual reproduction.
Describe ways plants can be pollinated.
Identify plants that reproduce asexually.
Describe ways to grow new plants other than from seed.
Identify the stages in the process of sexual reproduction.
Identify different types of mammals.
Give facts about Jane Goodall.
Describe threats faced by chimpanzees.
Identify familiar animals that undergo metamorphosis.
Order the stages of the life cycles of mammals, birds, insects and amphibians.
Animals including Humans:
Compare and present data using bar and line graphs.
Report findings in oral form.
Order the stages of human development.
Demonstrate understanding of how babies grow in height.
Describe the main changes that occur during puberty.
Explain the main changes that take place in old age.
Number – Multiplication and Division
Number – Addition and Subtraction
Geometry – Position and Direction
Bikeability – Let's Bike
Basic road safety and learning to control a bicycle
Refining our running, jumping and throwing technique- sports day practice
French - taught by Madame Leydon
RE/PSHE - taught by Miss Wright supported by Miss Pickup - content to be planned/discussed