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Creswick Primary And Nursery School

Learning for Life

Sir John Newsom Way,
Welwyn Garden City
Hertfordshire AL7 4FL

admin@creswick.herts.sch.uk

01707 323038

Year 5 Snowdrop - Mrs Loft

  

MATHEMATICS 

All areas of the maths curriculum (number, measurement, geometry and statistics) will be covered over the course of the term. We will continue to embed the learning from year four, particularly the key objective of knowing all times tables up to 12x12. Understanding numbers and place value with numbers up to 1 000 000 is also a key objective for the coming term.

 

LITERACY

In Year 5 this term we are studying the use of persuasive language. With this, the children are expected to include a range of skills such as: modal verbs, persuasive verbs, rhetorical questions, relative clauses etc. The children also focus on the use of tension and atmosphere in their writing. They will be studying a range of texts and will be expected to infer deeply from these by asking questions about the plot and motives of the characters. Techniques to create tension and atmosphere can include the use of varied sentence lengths, cohesion, rhetorical questions, ellipsis etc.

 

Click on the link below to access Year 5's Topic Web

Topic Plan Spring 2018

 

PARENTS NOTES/REMINDERS

PE: 

PE days are Tuesdays and Wednesdays.

Library:

Year 5 visit the library on alternate Tuesdays.

Homework:

Year 5 are expected to complete 40 minutes of homework every night.

This is made up of:

  • 20 minutes of reading (aim to hear your child twice a week aloud)
  • 20 minutes spent on:

- any homework set

- learning times tables and number bonds

- learning subject specific vocabulary

 

Written Homework: 

Mathematics:

Set on Mondays, to be returned on Thursdays.

Literacy:

Set on Friday, to be returned Mondays.

READING

Please read every night and sign the record to say your child has read.

Your child needs to bring their book to school every day.

MENTAL MATHS

Please sign the blue forms in your child’s organiser to say your child has practised their mental maths every night.

 

 

 

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