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This week we are learning...

SUMMER TERM

11.07.16
Again, we will have a big focus on our end of year production, rehearsing on Monday ready for our dress rehearsal on Tuesday and then our performances to parents on Thursday.
In between this, we will do some problem solving in maths and continuing with our work on the Ancient Greeks.

04.07.16
This week we have Push Up morning on Monday and a transition day at the Axholme Academy on Thursday. In between these we will spend our time working on the end of year production. 

27.06.16
Maths - This week we will focus on percentages.
English - We will begin our new topic on reports and viewpoints.

20.06.16
This week we will continue our work on money. We will also participate in sports day on Wednesday.
Maths- As well as money, we will focus on factors, multiples and prime numbers.
English - We will enjoy our poetry recital with poems learnt for homework. We will also enjoying working on poems by Michael Rosen including 'Rodge Said' and 'Top Board'.

13,06.16
This week we will participate in 'My Money Week' where the children will learn more about the value and importance of spending money wisely.
Maths - Our main focus will be on adding and subtracting fractions with different denominators.
English - We will be reading and responding to poems, giving our likes and dislikes and justifying our opinions. We will also draft our own poems based on one we have read.

06.06.16
We will kick start the week with an exciting Ancient Greek workshop called, 'How to be a Hero' and at the end of the week we will learn about Queen Elizabeth II as we celebrate her life coming up to her 90th birthday.

Maths - This week we will revisit previous fractions work, focussing on equivalent and simplifying fractions and also multiplying fractions by whole numbers.
English - We will begin our poetry topic called 'Poet's Voices'. We will begin the week with a revision of grammar terms, then we will be reading, discussing and performing poems. We will also write our own stanza for a poem.

23.05.16
Maths - We will revise some of our learning from this half term - focusing on converting measures, area and perimeter and mental methods (calculations). At the end of the week, we will complete our Problem solving and Reasoning test.
English - This week we will conclude our story. We will plan and write our own version of the story from the point of view of Samar (Ayesha's friend). Towards the end of the week we will complete our SPAG test and a Reading test.

16.05.16
Maths - We will focus on multiplication this week, looking at explanded and compact written methods.
English - We will continue to read and study our text, focusing on the events and the characters reactions. We will also focus on powerful language and the effective use of similes.

09.05.16
Maths - This week we will focus on co-ordinates, translations and reflections.
English - We will continue to read and study our fictional story, 'Oranges in No Man's Land'. We will make predictions and draw inferences, explore character emotions and discuss the use of powerful language.

03.05.16
Maths - a focus on decimals this week - reading, writing and understanding the value of each digit.
English - We will begin our new topic: stories from other cultures focusing on fiction book 'Oranges in No Man's Land'. We will understand the context and setting of the story and meet the main characters.

25.04.16
English - First we will complete our written reviews of the Museum of Fun. Then we will turn our attentions to creating and performing persuasive adverts.
Maths - This week we will focus on Roman Numerals and Negative numbers. 

18.04.16
English - Our focus this week is to study the e-book Museum of Fun and think critically to evaluate it. We will plan and write a review of the museum highlighting what we like and providing recommendations for improvement.
Maths - This week our main focus is on mental methods of addition and subtraction, including money. Some children will be comparing these methods to formal written addition and subtraction. By the end of the week we will apply our learning to solving word problems.

12.04.16
English - We will begin our new topic on persuasive adverts, this week we will focus on a text about museums and theatre and establish what makes it persuasive.
Maths - This week we will revisit our learning on converting measures and apply our learning to conversion graphs.

SPRING TERM

21.03.16
We are only together as a class on Monday - today we will have a DT day and complete our topic on moving toys with a focus on using cams. Our toys will have an Egyptian theme.
From Tuesday, some children will be at Caythorpe Court, whilst the others will be based as a Y5/6 unit with Mrs Hegarty.

14.03.16
English - We will have a busy week filled with a bit of all-sorts... We will complete our unsupported writing, have a focus on grammar and complete our Spring 2 SPAG test and we also aim to complete our Cold Writing Task in preparation for a new topic after Easter.
Maths - This week we will focus on multiplication and division. We will also complete some maths testing based on our learning this half term.

07.03.16
English - We will complete our poetry unit, our main focus will be to plan and write our own narrative poem based on one we have read.
Maths - First a number focus (prime, factors, square numbers). Then a focus on volume. 

29.02.16
English - This week we will focus on classic and narrative poetry - reading, discussing and analysing the features of different poems.
Maths - We will revisit angles by measuring angles within triangles and identify patterns. Later in the week we will focus on reading scales and converting measures.

22.02.16
To kick start our focus on the Ancient Egyptians - we are going to combine our English and History work with an inital study of the Neolithic era, then a big focus on the famous pharoah Tutankhamun. By the end of the week, we will have researched the search for the hidden tombs and presented our learning in the style of newspapers, diary entries or letters.

08.02.16
English - We will begin our new topic on Classic and Narrative Poetry, reading, discussing, and performing poems. We will also learn about the correct use of the apostrophe.
Maths - This week we will complete our work on mixed numbers and improper fractions, and also be multiplying fractions. To review our knowledge, we will complete an Arithmetic test and a Progress Check test.

01.02.16
English - We will conclude our topic on Greek Myths by writing our Hot Task. We will draft our stories and make a final, neat copy. We will also complete our SPAG test this week.
Maths - Fractions focus, looking at equivalence and simplifying fractions. We will also get to grips with proper, improper and mixed fractions and understand the relationship between them.

25.01.16
English - We will continue to learn about language and punctuation, focussing on parenthesis (commas, brackets and dashes). We will also prepare to write our own myths.
Maths - Area, perimeter and volume.

18.01.16
English - We will continue to read and discuss themes within myths and use drama techniques to debate views. We will also focus on writer's use of language and punctuation.
Maths - This week we consolidate our learning on translating shapes (particularly reflections)

11.01.16
English - This week we will continue to study myths, reading and discussing them. We will write diary entries from the characters point of view.
Maths - We will begin the week with a revision of place value with large numbers, later in the week we will begin our work on translations (reflections and transitions).

05.01.16
English - We will begin our new topic on Myths, Legends and Fables. We will complete our cold task, read and summarise myths focusing on the main character.
Maths - We will focus on written methods - mainly getting to grips with division.

WC 14.12.15
This week we will be focussing on our mini topic on 'Toys'. We will look at the history of toys and place them on a timeline using the internet to find dates. We will share our toy preferences and create adverts to showcase our favourites. We will then focus on toys from our recent past by asking our parents and/or grandparents to answer some of our questions. 
Also this week we are slotting in: an arithmetic test, SPAG test, Christmas arts and crafts, the Golden Time treat and our Christmas party! To end the week, we look forward to TOY DAY on Friday! 

WC 7.12.15
Maths - This week we will begin by looking at rounding (whole numbers and decimals). For the majority of the week we will revise written methods of addition, subtraction and multiplication and we will learn how to use a written method for division.
English - Poetry focus - using poems to inspire our own writing and also performing poetry.

WC 30.11.15
Maths - We will continue our work on angles focusing on improving accuracy with drawing and measuring. We will then look at angles on a straight line and around a point.
English - We will begin our poetry topic on playing with language - we will discuss and compare poems this week.

WC 24.11.15
Maths - This week we will focus on angles - recognising angles and their names, measuring angles and drawing them.
English - We will ensure confidence with grammar (relative clauses and commas), we will then focus on skimming and scanning techniques to locate information. Towards the end of the week we will choose an animal to research in preparation for writing a report.

WC 16.11.15
Numeracy - We will consolidate written methods of multiplication and then review addition and subtraction methods.
English - We are back onto our animal migration topic, this week we are focusing on grammar and punctuation focussing on relative clauses and comma use.

WC 09.11.15
Numeracy - We will continue our work on fractions focussing on equivalent fractions and simplifying fractions. Later in the week we will focus on written methods of multiplication.
English - We will focus our learning on our cinema trip to see the film, 'Believe'. Before the week we will study images and trailers from the film to make predictions. After the film we will create some oral film reviews.

WC 03.11.15
Numeracy - At the beginning of the week we will focus our learning on factors and multiples. Towards the end of the week, we will begin our work on fractions.
English - We are starting a brand new topic: reports and information texts. the focus is on animals and migration.

WC 19.10.15
Numeracy - We will review our learning from this half term focussing mainly on solving time problems. We will use Active Learn to consolidate and practise our work on subtraction and multiplying and dividing by 10 and 100. At the end of the week, we will complete some Halloween maths activities.
English - We will conclude our work on Friend or Foe by reading the end of the story this week and we will write in-depth book reviews. We will then compare this story to other favourites from Michael Morpurgo and identify common features. We will also complete our first grammar test this week.

WC 12.10.15
Numeracy - At the beginning of the week we will revise place value work, multiplying by 4 and mental and written methods of addition. Towards the end of the week we will focus on subtraction.
Literacy - We will use drama to convey emotion, write a diary entry, revise our work on speech and think about what we can learn from what a character says. At the end of the week we will be writing our own version of chapter 7.

WC 05.10.15
Numeracy - This week we will focus on time: telling the time (analogue and digital), calculating time durations and solving time problems.
Literacy - A big focus on speaking and listening this week: we will be acting in role as the characters from our book and also holding a conscience alley to debate what the characters should do next.

WC 28.09.15
Numeracy - Our main focus will be to build confidence in multiplying and dividing by 10 and 100. We will also continue on number work, focussing on decimals and their value.
Literacy - We will use our preparation for writing sessions to write a newspaper article for the events of our class novel, 'Friend or Foe'.

WC 21.09.15
Numeracy - Place value of decimals, multiplying and dividing by 10 and 100, order numbers with up to three decimal places.
Literacy - We will infer based on our reading, comment on the writer's use of language, use speech punctuation correctly and use role play to prepare for writing.

WC 14.09.15
Numeracy - Using our knowledge of place value, we will be focussing on written and mental methods of addition.
Literacy - We will continue our study of Friend or Foe, focussing on predictions character hotseating and reactions to events.

WC 07.09.15
Numeracy - number and place value
English - We will begin our study of Friend or Foe
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