This week’s learning at a glance!

This week’s Learning in Year 5 at a glance!

Year 5

By the Rivers of Babylon

Mrs Carney – mrscarney@st-thomas.surrey.sch.uk

Mrs Posso – mrsposso@st-thomas.surrey.sch.uk

Mrs Terry – mrsterry@st-thomas.surrey.sch.uk

RE

English

Mission – Jesus’ Mission Analysing second half of The Highwayman and looking at the use of figurative language.

Spellings:

Homophones and frequently confused misspelt.

SPAG:

Personification (giving non-human things, human qualities, eg the river sang as it flowed)

Maths

Science

Multiplication – reasoning Experiments to analyse the insulating properties of materials.

Art / DT

Computing

Considering different design aspects of Tudor timber-framed houses. Introduction spreadsheets.

French

Geography / History

Revision week – talking about ourselves Preparing debate about Henry VIII

Music

PE

Pulse and rhythm games using rhythmic chants. Differentiating pulse from rhythm. Tapping the rhythm and walking pulse. Identifying a tapped rhythm from a known chant.

Rhythm/Pulse Games: Coca Cola. Rhythmic whispers.
Chants: Pulse is a steady beat. I like coffee, Starlight starbright. Mrs White has a fright, Bounce high.

 Team sports – Basketball

Homework

Reminders

Please refer to homework diary PE kit in Monday and Thursday

9x table test Tuesday

Friday     –   SPAG challenge