Year Five Penguins
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In penguin class this week we have been drafting our research about China ready to put into our iMovie, we have been writing to inform.
In maths we have been dividing by 1 and 2 digit numbers using the bus stop method and the chunking method.
Spellings this week are….
Term 3 week 2//php the_excerpt(); ?>
This week in literacy we have been researching facts about China ready to film our own iMovie next week. We have extended our facts by writing them up in paragraphs and adding relative clauses.
In maths this week we have been learning how to multiply by 2 and 3 digit numbers.
Spellings this week are
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Happy New Year
This term we will explore the land of China through non-fiction text and create a range of writing, art and DT that inform the reader.
We will study the culture, cuisine and commerce that have pioneered through China’s history
In maths we will be multiplying by 1 and 2 digit numbers.
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This week in literacy we have been writing a travel guide around our Solar system visiting all the different planets Mercury, Jupiter, Neptune, Venus and lots more. We then recorded our travel guides onto Seesaw.
In maths we have been working on area and perimeter of basic and compound shapes.
Our value this month is HOPE which the children have written amazing poems about.
Spellings this week are
equip (-ped -ment)
We hope everyone has an amazing Christmas 🙂
Fizz Pop!//php the_excerpt(); ?>
A mad scientist visited Rose Street School on Tuesday morning! Mr Neil Nuclear brought his wacky Fizz Pop Science company to our assembly hall and demonstrated to the children lots of crazy investigations about air. He will be running an after school science club after Christmas at the school and parents are invited to book a place for their child on line at http://www.fizzpopscience.co.uk.
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Hello all from Penguin class, this week we in literacy we have been designing and creating Space buggies.
We are planning and writing a non chronological report about our Space buggies.
In maths this week we have been learning our times tables, multiples and factors.
Spellings this week are
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A week at Hogwarts
The children in year 5 have had a wonderful week of potions, wand making and turning their teacher in to a frog. They have calculated amounts and created spells.
The children have enjoyed a visit from the owls and they are hoping that their letters will arrive by owl post soon.
The children looked amazing on Friday, all dressed to impress their Professor! Thanks you for your support this week.
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This week in Penguin class we have been learning how to write a metaphoric poem using a range of different metaphors. We also looked at Kenning poetry using hyphens and included this into our metaphoric poems
In maths we have been learning how to subtract more than 4 digit number, estimating and approximation and finally solving problems and showing their reasoning.
We are also in a new month so our value for October is Respect.
Spellings for this week are
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This week in penguins we have been learning how to write poems using rhyming couplets, in our poems we wrote about our topic the Vikings raiding villages.
In maths we have been learning how to add and subtract 4 digit numbers.
Spellings for our spelling bee on the 28/9/18
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This week in Penguin class for literacy we have written about a battle scene between Beowulf and Grendel using verbs and adverbs along with suspense to keep the readers on the edge of their seat.
In maths we have been rounding numbers to the nearest 10,100 and 1000s
Spellings this week for our spelling bee on Friday 21st are..
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This week Penguin class visited Minster Abbey along with year 5s from West Minster primary to learn more about our topic-The Vikings. We acted out a Viking dance routine, learnt how the Vikings used the Isle of Sheppey all them years ago and listened to many historical stories about the Viking times (over 1000 years ago).
Our first week back.//php the_excerpt(); ?>
It has been an exciting first week back after the summer holidays. This week in literacy we have started to read Beowulf by Michael Morpurgo, we are describing and comparing characters using antonyms and expanded noun phrases.
In maths we are learning about place value and being able to order numbers up to 10,000.
A great start to what will be a brilliant year.
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Miss Robinson and I (Miss Jull) have enjoyed our two weeks getting to know our new class. We have had lots of fun and activity and we have learnt a lot about each other.
The children are all ready to enjoy the summer break and we look forward to welcoming them all back into year 5 in September.
Enjoy the summer fun!
Miss Jull & Miss Robinson
Next Week – W/C 02.07.18//php the_excerpt(); ?>
English – In English we will be writing a newspaper report about the sinking of the RMS Titanic.
Maths – In Maths we will be doing Active Maths and consolidating our learning on topics such as: addition, subtraction and reflection.
Science – Our Science lesson will involve studying water resistance and looking out how it affects different objects.
Topic/Design and Technology – In Topic/DT we will be constructing our Titanic models in our groups, using recycled materials.
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Today in Science we were investigating air resistance. As a class we discussed our independent, dependent and controlled variables. After this, split into groups and each made a parachute from different materials. We then dropped them from the same height each time and timed how long it took them to land on the ground. The slowest parachute would be the most perfect, as it would create the most air resistance. The best parachute was made by Group 2 who used thin string and a blue paper towel!
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This afternoon the children had a visit from the RNLI. They learnt all about how to stay safe at the beach this summer, some even had a go at being a life guard! 🙂
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This week we have worked with artist Oliver Bud to create a mural about the Isle of Sheppey. We designed our logo based on rare birds at Elmley Nature Reserve, we used the ceramic pieces to create the mosaic together piece by piece. We hope you’ll agree that it looks amazing! 🙂
Angle Loop Cards//php the_excerpt(); ?>
Today in maths we had to find the missing angles in a right angle and on a straight line. We went outside and we were given a card, on the card was a number and a missing angle. We had to find the answer and put them in the correct order.
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English – In English we will be continuing to edit, improve and write our formal letters as passengers.
Maths – In Maths we will be studying reflection and translation.
Science – Our Science lesson will involve studying air resistance and looking out how it affects different objects.
Topic – In topic we will be learning about the sinking of the Titanic. Following on from this, we will be discussing and debating who we think is responsible for the sinking of the Titanic.
Design and Technology – Once we have completed our designs, we will hopefully begin to construct our Titanic models in our groups, using recycled materials.
History Detectives//php the_excerpt(); ?>
Today in Topic we were studying historical sources from the Edwardian period. After this, we then spent time discussing the similarities and differences between Edwardian times and present day. We did our learning outside to make the most of the beautiful sunshine 🙂