Monet Class Letter

18.11.16

 

Dear Parents/Carers,

 

This week:

 

English

Year 5 began reading their new book “Floodlands”. After reading the first two chapters, the class have begun investigating how newspapers report on natural disasters.

 

Maths

Monet started converting measurements from imperial to metric systems.

 

RE

Student’s explored one specific step (“Right Speech”) Buddhist followers must take which will lead them to Nirvana via the Noble Eightfold Path.

 

Next week

 

English – Year 5 will write their newspaper report relating to the Floodlands natural disaster.

 

Maths – Monet will be revisiting multiplication and division problems, moving up to 4 digit multiplication problems.

 

RE – Children will continue researching the Noble Eightfold Path by creating an illustration of the path Buddhist followers adhere to.

 

Homework

 

English

Year 5 will be beginning to write their newspaper reports next week, so a reading comprehension related to “Back to Earth with a bump” is the perfect preparation for students.

 

Due Date: Monday 21st November 2016

 

Maths

Students are to complete both fast facts multiplication sheets.

  • Sheet 1 – Complete and time yourself and have a parent or guardian check the answers.
  • Sheet 2 – Repeat as above and try to beat your time and score! Record time and correct answers on both sheets

 

Due Date: Wednesday 23rd November 2016

 

Science

Students are to complete the “Forces in Action” worksheet to complete our unit of investigating forces.

 

Due Date: Wednesday 23rd November 2016

 

Guided Reading

 

Reading Group Book Pages to be read for homework
Hawks The Exiles 79-96
Magpies Stormbreaker 7-18
Crows Simone’s Diary 28-47
Eagles Beyond The Beanstalk 53-73
Falcons The Clumsie’s 180- End of book

 

Note: As discussed throughout the meeting with parents, it is highly advised children read a minimum of 20 minutes per day outside of class.

 

Spelling

 

Spellings will now be tested every Friday. Students will be expected to learn and study these words throughout the week.

 

Week 5

 

Group 1

 

  1. Desperate
  2. Desperately
  3. Desperation
  4. Determined
  5. Determination
  6. Develop
  7. Developed
  8. Development
  9. Redevelop
  10. Redevelopment

 

Group 2

 

  1. Allowed
  2. Aloud
  3. Accept
  4. Except
  5. Affect
  6. Effect
  7. Berry
  8. Bury
  9. Break
  10. Brake

 

Times table test

 

Students are to learn the x7 times tables and will be tested in random order.

 

Notices

P.E / Swimming

 

Please ensure your child has the correct swimming kit (towel, swimming trunks and hat) for Monday’s lesson. If these are not brought to school, your child will not be allowed to swim and will instead stay at Weston Park Primary School for the afternoon instead of swimming.

 

 

Have a great weekend,

 

Callum