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Gorseybrigg Primary School and Nursery

Year 5

Welcome to the Year 5 class page. We are going to be learning about all sorts of amazing things this year and hope to really bring our learning to life through some exciting topics and projects.

If you have any questions please email me:

cdowse@gorseybrigg.derbyshire.sch.uk

The Curriculum and School Trips 

We have lots of exciting topics planned.......

Click on the link below to learn more about the topics we'll be covering this term

Shelter Building Fun!

Year 5 had a great time building shelters this half term linked to our work on 'The Explorer' and Forest Schools.

                                

 

Christmas Jumper Day 2020!

Year 5's Christmas Poem!

Little Tree

As part of our topic on the Romans we have learnt about Pompeii and Mount Vesuvius. We created our own versions of the volcano and had fun making them explode!!

Term 3 Curriculum

Homework w/b 29th March 2021

Over the Easter Holidays, I'd like you to read regularly, perhaps try a new book with a different genre, notice any challenging vocabulary and use a dictionary to find out meanings. Also try summarising the story verbally by telling a family member about what you have read and understood in relation to the plot and characters.

In spellings, we are going to be completing revision on key rules from the Year 5/6 word list (see below). This time I have selected 'cious' or 'tious'-please complete the attached sheet by creating a sentence for each word, placing it into context and then practising the spelling a number of times. Your test will be on Friday 23rd April.

Year 5/6 Spellings

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Homework w/b 19th April

For your reading homework this week I'd like you to read your normal reading book a minimum of three times and also find and read a newspaper article of your choice. Based on a our previous work on journalistic writing, can you identify its key features?

Name of the newspaper and cost

Headline and its persuasive features

The five w's in paragraph one

Evidence of recount in the main body of the text

Witness quotations

Images and captions

In spellings, we are going to be completing revision on key rules from the Year 5/6 word list (see below). This time I have selected 'ance', 'ant' or 'ation'-please complete the attached sheet by creating a sentence for each word, placing it into context and then practising the spelling a number of times. Your test will be on Friday 30th April.

Year 5/6 word list

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Homework w/b 26th April

 Please read for a minimum of three times this week-notice any challenging vocabulary and use a dictionary to find out meanings. Also try summarising the story verbally by telling a family member about what you have read and understood in relation to the plot and characters. Can you predict what might happen next?

 In spellings, we are going to be completing revision on key rules from the Year 5/6 word list (see below). This time I have selected 'ent', 'ence' or 'ency'-please complete the attached sheet by creating a sentence for each word, placing it into context and then practising the spelling a number of times. Your test will be on Friday 7th May 2021.

Year 5/6 Word List

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Homework w/b 3rd May

 Please read for a minimum of three times this week-notice any challenging vocabulary and use a dictionary to find out meanings. Also try summarising the story verbally by telling a family member about what you have read and understood in relation to the plot and characters. Can you predict what might happen next?

In spellings, we are going to be working on homophones (words which sound the same but have a different spelling and meaning). Please practise each of the words in the document below and most importantly place them within the context of a sentence so that you understand their meaning. Your test will be on Friday 14th May 2021.

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Homework w/b 10th May

Please read for a minimum of three times this week-notice any challenging vocabulary and use a dictionary to find out meanings. Also try summarising the story verbally by telling a family member about what you have read and understood in relation to the plot and characters. Can you predict what might happen next? Can you think of any interesting questions about what you've read?

In spellings this week, we are going to investigate double consonants. Please practise each of the words in the document below and place them into the context of a sentence to help you understand their meaning. Your test will be on Friday 21st May 2021.

Double Consonants