Swans

 

Class information

Our class assembly is now set for Wednesday 22nd November at 9am.

 

 

This week's times tables: x 8

Many of the class are rusty with their times tables, so we will be spending a week on each.  As well as learning the times table, we will be broadening these to related facts (e.g. 4 x 7,  40 x 7,  0.4 x 7)

 

This week's spellings: -tial

 

partial (adj: part of a whole)

essential (adj: extremely important)

potential (adj / noun: possible / possibility) 

substantial (adj: solid / big)

confidential (adj: private)

residential (adj: a place where people live)

influential (adj: having power or influence)

 

And some words from the Y5& Y6 word lists in the contact books.  These form part of the national curriculum.

develop (verb: to create something or move something forward)

community (noun: a group of people, usually who live in the came area)

individual (noun: one person)  

 

This week

Maths: multiplication 4 digits x 2 digits.  Division 4 digits by 1 digit

English: Writing to inform: diary of Lindesfarne invasion

Grammar focus: modal verbs

 

Overview of this half term

Maths: Multiplication & division.  Statistics 

English: Writing to inform: biographies (Alfred the Great).  Writing to entertain: Lindesfarne raid diary.  Writing to persuade: argument & debate (Were the Vikings good for Britain?).  Poetry: 'Twas the Night before Christmas

Science: Properties & changes in materials.  Forces

Topic: Vikings

PE: Cognitive skills & netball

Art/DT: Cams

French: Music

PSHE: Being in my world

RE: Sikhism