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Year 5M

Miss McKiernan

Support Staff:  Ms Williamson, Mrs McKay

 

Year 5 Curriculum Descriptor: Mrs Frankis and Miss McKiernan        AUTUMN 2018                                          

 

Autumn 1

Autumn 2

RE

 

Creation

The Commandments

English

Writing

The Adventures of Odysseus

Character descriptions, Poetry, Newspaper reports, Retelling the story, letters.

Editing for cohesion, predicting and drawing inferences, exploring the plot.

GPS

Grammar: Adverbs, modal verbs, Relative clauses

Punctuation: Inverted commas for direct speech, commas to clarify meaning, use of commas after fronted adverbials,

Spellings: -cious, -tious, short and long vowel ‘i’ spelt with ‘y’, homophones and near homophones.

Reading

- Themes and conventions

- Making inferences

- Comprehension

- Language for effect

Writing

Grimm Tales

Common characteristics, compare and contrast, explore and analyse, paragraph longer writing

Create new settings and story paths, plan and balance dialogue and narrative

Explore characters–feelings/emotions, identify and understand imagery in text

Metaphors, powerful similes, personification

Planning and editing for cohesion

Monologues

Write own tale in the style of Grimm

GPS

Grammar: Past and present tense, first person, articles and determiners

Punctuation: commas to clarify meaning, use of commas after fronted adverbials

Spellings: ‘ful’ suffix, ‘I’ before ‘e’ rule

Reading

- Themes and conventions

- Making inferences

- Comprehension

- Language for effect

Maths

Place Value

Comparing and estimating

Rounding

Multiplying and Dividing

Using a calculator

Problem solving

 

Place Value

Like and unlike fractions

Adding and subtracting fractions

Multiplying and dividing fractions

Word Problems

Science

Properties and Changes of Materials

Properties and Changes of Materials

History / Geography

History

Ancient Greece

Geography

From River to Raindrop

PE

Outdoor Skills: Mr McGrath

Bench ball , basketball

Indoor Skills: Mr McGrath

Dance

Art / DT

Art

Observation skills,  Collage

DT

Clay work

Music

Unit: Don’t Stop Believin’

 

Style: Rock

 

Unit: Bells Ring Out

 

Style: Christmas

 

 

 

Computing

 

 

E Safety

School Visits

 

Theatre trip