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Dear Year 5 Parents and Carers,

Next week you will be receiving your child’s school report. Due to the circumstances, we will not be able to provide the section of the report where the children reflect on their year for every child. To remedy this, if your child would like to write down their reflections on the year and send them through the office, we will compile a whole class reflection to send home with the reports.

Best wishes,

Year 5 team!

 

Maths

Instruction Videos!

Lesson 1: Lesson 1 – Regular and irregular polygons

Answers:    Lesson 1 Answers – Regular and irregular polygons 

Lesson 2:  Lesson 2 – Reasoning about 3D shapes

Answers: Lesson 2 – Reasoning about 3D shapes

Lesson 3:  Lesson 3 – Reflection

Answers: Lesson 3 Answers – Reflection

Lesson 4: Lesson 4 – Translation

Answers: Lesson 4 Answers – Translation

13.07.2020

Instruction Videos

Lesson 1:   Lesson 1 – Metric units

Answers:   Lesson 1 Answers – Metric units

Lesson 2:Lesson 2 – Imperial units

Answers:Lesson 2 Answers – Imperial units

Lesson 3:Lesson 3 – Converting units of time

Answers:Lesson 3 Answers – Converting units of time

Lesson 4:Lesson 4 – Timetables

Answers:Lesson 4 Answers – Timetables

 

 

English

English w/b 13 July

Eng, Mon 13 July, Puck’s epilogue

Eng, Tues 14 July, guided reading, Cloudbusting

Wed 15 July, The Infinite Variety

Thurs 16th July, The Platypus

Year 5, thank you so much! Thanks for being the best class (and year group) I could possibly have had. This was my first year with my own primary school class (I used to teach secondary), and I could not have asked for a more fantastic group of people to spend the time with! It was an honour, a privilege and a joy to teach you! Parents and carers, thank you so much for the lovely voucher, and for your amazing work with the home learning!

I thought it fitting to leave where we started. On poetry day 2019, we began our poetry journey together, and since then you have impressed me, and moved me, and inspired me!

So, I leave you with this wonderful poem. If you would like to write a response (a poem with an extended metaphor like this, please do!)

Thank you all for being wonderful! I’ll remember you always.

Mrs Clark xxx

If All The World Were Paper

 

Science

Week beginning 20th April Chemical Creations Home Learning Task

Week beginning 27th April Earth and Space lesson 1 and 2

Week beginning 11th May Earth and Space lesson 3

Week beginning 18th May Earth-and-Space-lesson-4

Week beginning 1st June Earth and Space lesson 5

 

 

Science challenge introduction

Link for science challenge!

 

 

Click here for some engineering activities!

 

Click here to see some modern foreign language activities

 

Click on this link to see some coding activities 

 

Design and Technology

 

Mountains, Rivers and the Water Cycle

As part of our Geography learning this term we will be looking at mountains and rivers, including the water cycle. For Design and Technology, to supplement your learning around these areas we thought that it would be nice for you to create either a labelled model of a mountain and river system or a model of the water cycle.

The water cycle plays an integral role in supporting life upon the planet. In the most basic sense it is the process of the movement of water from clouds, through the earth and back. The water cycle can be seen as happening on a relatively small scale, however it is a truly global phenomena. It can be responsible for the creation of mountain rivers and in the case of  South America, the water cycle is responsible for a ‘Flying River‘ , which will perhaps allow you to think of the Water Cycle in a different way!

You may find it interesting to think about the origins of water on Earth. As the video explains there have been many different theories on how Earth became so full of water! Origins of water

If you would like to create your own model of the Water Cycle the video below may help!

Model Water Cycle

Rivers

Rivers are an immensely interesting area to learn about. To help you build some knowledge about rivers we have linked a variety of videos. We hope you enjoy them!

The different parts of a river

Why do rivers curve?

How Wolves can change rivers

If you wish to create your own labelled model of a river the video below may help give you some inspiration!

How to create your own river model!

 

 

 

 

 

Art – Term 6 – Miss H Edwards. NEW

  1. The Ickabog Story Begins! - The Ickabog

Illustration Competition

 

This is an exciting opportunity to get involved with JK. Rowling’s new story!

Calling all budding artists! J.K. Rowling is inviting you to help illustrate The Ickabog for her. Every day when chapters of the story are uploaded, she will be making suggestions for what you might like to draw or paint to illustrate the story as it goes along. You should let your imagination run wild!

Entries are open, (7 – 12 years) and the competition will close at 6 pm BST on Friday 17th July 2020.

For more information click on the link: https://www.theickabog.com/competition/

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2020 Art Competition – Artist in residence

We want to see your creative response to a situation which has affected everyone and every aspect of our lives this year.

Your entry can be any type of visual

artwork: paintingdrawingprintmakingcomputer-aided designtextilesphotographysculpturevideo art, or collage.

Your artwork might reflect on the experience of lockdown and being at home, things that you are missing or looking forward to when life resumes, or sources of inspiration and hope during the difficult circumstances that we are all facing.

The closing date for the competition is 5 pm on Friday 31 July 2020.

For more information click on the link: https://www.ashmolean.org/art-competition 

 

Term 5 – William Morris 

This term the children will be looking at the work by William Morris, the British textile designer, designer, poet, novelist, translator, and activist, associated with the British Arts and Crafts Movement. The children will tell you how they have already looked at one Polymath this year. The focus will be looking at patterns and learning various skills and techniques in creating tessellated patterns in relation to the terms topic.  The children will also learn how William Morris created his plant-based designs, his influences, and his processes. They will then sketch and experiment with single and multiple motifs and patterns, before creating individual works in 2D and/or 3D.

Resources:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=C2vbYpa-AWk

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MbH_b06sl4 2

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k3wz1Y-3M_s 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gnp3CIpg3bY

L2_wm_designprocess (1       Framework Designs

L2_wm_patterns                     Patterns

 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5FIOF8xsPas

 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lejiRl9paFc 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9HhtO0WrLAE&t=21s

 

There a huge range of fantastic work coming in, have you had a look?  If you do not see your work, please get in touch and we will make sure it gets up on the Gallery page. 

Art Gallery:

If you would like to share some of the artwork that you have created at home, please photograph it and email it to the school office. We will then post it on our Children’s work page.

My BFF Caitlyn

Other resources:

The Reading Realm – Free reading resources

Vooks –  E-books (1 month free trial)

OxfordOwl – Free E-books

Spelling City – Spelling lists and games

Teachers Pet – Home learning resources (free with an account)