Welcome to Year 5 

Teacher: Miss Clarke 
Teaching Assistant: Mrs Cordon & Mr Walters
 

           

Summer Term 2 Objectives

Year: 5      Date: June 2021

This is intended for parents and pupils to share the learning objectives for the term. It also provides targets for the term ahead.

MATHS

Maths

 

 

 

 

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Objectives:

 

  • read and write decimal numbers as fractions [for example, 0.71 = 71100]
  • recognise and use thousandths and relate them to tenths, hundredths and decimal equivalents.
  • round decimals with 2 decimal places to the nearest whole number and to 1 decimal place.
  • read, write, order and compare numbers with up to 3 decimal places.
  • solve problems involving number up to 3 decimal places.
  • recognise the per cent symbol (%) and understand that per cent relates to ‘number of parts per 100’, and write percentages as a fraction with denominator 100, and as a decimal fraction.
  • solve problems which require knowing percentage and decimal equivalents of 12 , 14 ,  15,  25,  45 and those fractions with a denominator of a multiple of 10 or 25. 
My Maths target is:

To know by heart all multiplication and division facts up to 12 x 12.

ENGLISH

English

 

 

 

 

 

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Objectives:

 

 

  • Identifying and discussing themes and conventions in and across a wide range of writing.
  • Identifying the audience for and purpose of the writing, selecting the appropriate form and using other similar writing models for their own.
  • Assessing the effectiveness of their own and others' writing.
  • Using further organisational and presentational devices to structure text and to guide the reader (for example: headings, bullet points, underlining).
  • Assessing the effectiveness of their own and others' writing.
  • Identify and discuss use of figurative language, metaphors and similes.
  • Learning a wider range of poetry by heart.
My English target is:
 
To ensure to check our work for any spelling, punctuation and grammar errors. 

This half term our focus is on poetry and a poem called ‘Jabberwocky’ by Lewis Carroll. 

 

 

 

In Our English lessons we are going to be:

 

 

  • Using stylistic devices to create effects in writing (simile, metaphor, personification).

 

  • Understanding what is read through discussion and re-reading. 

 

  • Exploring the meaning of new words in context.

 

  • Identifying and discussing themes and conventions in and across a range of writing.

 

  • Identifying and discussing use of figurative language, metaphors and similes.

 

  • Identifying the audience for and purpose of the writing, selecting the appropriate form and using other similar writing models for their own. 

 

  • Noting and developing initial ideas, drawing on reading and research where necessary. 

 

  • Planning ideas to develop to write a narrative poem. 

Our Class Read this term is ‘Code Name Bananas’ by ‘David Walliams’,

 

 

Set during World War Two, back in time to 1940s Britain and the Blitz. There we meet eleven year old Eric who loves spending time with zookeeper Uncle Sid and the animals at London Zoo. He loves all the animals, but he has a special bond with his favourite; Gertrude the gorilla.


As Nazi bombs fall, Eric realises his friend needs saving and rescues Gertrude from the zoo with help from Uncle Sid. The three of them hide out at the seaside, but soon they stumble upon a top-secret Nazi plot that will require all their wits and bravery to stop.

 

Other useful information for this term:

 

  • Music for Y5 is on Mondays. 
  • P.E. is on a Thursday afternoon. Please make sure you are wearing correct sports kit to school. A blue or black tracksuit is acceptable. 
  • Make sure that long hair is tied back and earrings have been removed.
  • To encourage independence, your child is responsible for handing in their reading book when it needs changing. All children will be heard once a week in school and this will be noted in their planner. 
  • Homework is all set on Google Classroom. English homework set on a Tuesday and due in on Friday. 
  • Maths homework is set on a Friday and due in on Tuesday. 

Spellings are set on a Friday for a test the following Friday.

 

Discovery Quest Topic

Topic - What is the relationship between geographical features and tourism?

During this topic, we will be:

 

  • Creating a holiday brochure, identifying human and physical characteristics of locations.

I use a range of geographical resources to give detailed descriptions and opinions of the characteristics features of a location.

I can name and locate some of the countries and cities of the world and identify human and physical characteristics, including hills, mountains, rivers, key features and land-use patterns; and understand how some of these aspects have changed over time.

 

  • Becoming travel agents. Looking at the differences in geographical features of different countries.

I understand some of the reasons for geographical similarities and differences between countries.

 

  • Learning about how tourisms affects local areas.

I can describe and understand key aspects of: human geography: settlements, land use, economic activity including trade links, and the distribution of natural resources including energy, food, minerals and water supplies.

 

  • Researching an area of significant historical value and marketing it as a tourist attraction.

I can collect and analyse statistics and other information in order to draw clear conclusions about locations.

I understand some of the reasons for geographical similarities and differences between countries.

 

  • Thinking about how a site of historical interest can be used for tourism. 

Little Bloxwich C of E VC Primary School | Grenfell Road | Walsall | WS3 3DL
Tel: (01922) 684301 | Email: postbox@lit-bloxwich.walsall.sch.uk
Head Teacher: Ellen Taylor