Year 5 started a new literacy unit on poetry today. In our group work we identified lots of different poetic devices like alliteration, rhyme and onomatopoeia.
Year 5 had a special visitor on Friday. Mr Perry from Thurrock SPS popped in to teach the children some hockey skills.
Year 5 competed in teams to win extra playtime during their maths lesson.
This week in science we used the IPads to research different animal life cycles. We then used this information to compare the life cycles and we also discovered lots of interesting facts. Did you know, a bumble bee only lives for 28 days?
Today in English, year 5 compared different Roald Dahl texts. We were looking for common features unique to Roald Dahl’s books in preparation for our writing next week.
Class 12 carried out an experiment in class to test the viscosity of different liquids. We had lots of fun taking turns to time the liquids as they travelled down the whiteboards!
Having fun singing some lines from a French Christmas song - Vive le vent
Lovely work from Y5 in French - Christmas song - Vive le vent
Some of the children's work in French this half-term
Maths is always more fun when you are a pirate hunting for treasure! Year 5 solved some really challenging maths problems in exchange for a gold medallion. Everybody managed to get at least three gold medallions, which they swapped for a prize at the end of the day.
Year 5 had a fantastic time when the mobile astronomy show came to visit! We became space explorers and found out lots about the planet, the moon and the stars.
Y5 French lesson - school subjects memory challenge & actions