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Year 5

Welcome to Class 5! 

Home Learning

General Home Learning Activities

Keep up with these activities at home throughout each week: 

 

Reading

Make sure you keep up with your 4 reads at home and record them in your reading diary for me to check when we get back to school. 

 

GET CAUGHT READING! This is the perfect time to get the perfect photo of you reading in a silly or unusual place. Be as creative as you can....bonus points if you make me laugh

 

Spellings

Keep practising your spellings on Spelling shed. I will continue to update the spelling lists each Wednesday and will send a Marvellous Me to let you know what the spelling rule of the week is. 

Times Tables

Keep practising on Times Tables Rockstars (link below) How quick can you get your speed?

I will check the leader board regularly and update you with the top 3! Look out for challenges from me too! 

Keeping Active

It's important to stay active and healthy. Make sure you get out in the garden or go for a walk. Below are links to some great resources of activities you can do indoors too: 

 

#PEwithJoe: Joe Wicks will be holding online PE lessons EVERY weekday morning at 9am. Get your kit on and get involved! 

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A Greek Feast! 

Class Five had a fantastic time learning about Greek cuisine this week. We worked in teams to prepare our own greek salads. We were able to taste and explore the flavours as well as learning how to safely use different knife techniques. We then tasted lots of different greek dishes including dolmades, olives, feta cheese, tzatziki  and baklava...some of these went down better than others as you can see from our reactions! 

Black History Month
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In October, we celebrated Black History Month by learning about inspiration people such as Rosa Parks and Martin Luther King who fought for equality for black people throughout history. We were shocked this week to hear about incidents of racism that still occur in football matched. We were inspired by Martin Luther King to write our own 'I have a dream' speeches to address this. Follow the links below to see our passionate and persuasive writing.

Investigating Friction
This half term we have been learning about forces. Today we investigated the force of friction - a force which slows an object down. We measured how far a toy car would travel along different surfaces and found that bumpier surfaces created more friction, which slowed the car down. What other forces can you name?

Autumn 1 - Where will our journey take us?

During this half term, we will be travelling around the continent of Europe and learning about different cultures and ways of life. We will focus particularly on Greece and compare similarities and differences between Greece and life here, in the UK. 

 

In English, we will be working on the brilliant, wordless picture book: Journey by Aaron Becker. We will use this to inspire our own magical journey adventure stories. 

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