Monet Class Letter

02.12.16

 

Dear Parents/Carers,

 

This week:

 

English

Monet created a diary entry from Zoe’s perspective based on the book “Floodland”. Emotive and descriptive language techniques were of high standard!

 

Maths

Year 5 multiplied and divided whole numbers and those involving decimals by 10, 100 and 1000.

 

History

Class 5 began investigating WWII by dissecting its outbreak and the major players who were involved.

 

Next week

 

English – Students will be looking at instructional writing, with particular interests in the writing of rules.

 

Maths – Year 5 will be looking at Measurement (Time) and solving problems associated with it using all four operations.

 

History – Monet will be learning about how people on the home front contributed to the war effort.

Homework

 

English/History

Students are asked to complete the Anderson Shelter worksheet, as they are to imagine themselves living within a bomb shelter in London during raids in WWII.

 

Due Date: Monday 5th December 2016

 

Maths

Students are to complete the “Solving Problems” worksheet

 

Due Date: Wednesday 7th December 2016

 

Guided Reading

 

Reading Group Book Pages to be read for homework
Hawks The Exiles 139 – 160
Magpies Stormbreaker 62 – 76
Crows Beyond the beanstalk 15 – 34
Eagles Rope and other stories 25 – 49
Falcons Born Lucky 40 – 64

 

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. Especially
  2. Exaggerate
  3. Exaggerated
  4. Exaggeration
  5. Excellent
  6. Excellence
  7. Excel
  8. Excelled
  9. Existence
  10. Explanation

 

Group 2

 

  1. Flower
  2. Flour
  3. Grate
  4. Great
  5. Groan
  6. Grown
  7. Hole
  8. Whole
  9. Medal
  10. Meddle

 

Times table test

 

Students are to learn the 6 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 tremendous weekend,

 

Callum