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For our final term we shall be delving into 'The Americas'. Within this topic we shall be taking a whistle stop tour through some of its amazing history and geography!
We shall be studying....
-Mayans (a civilisation from Mesoamerica)
-Incas (the largest civilisation from Columbian America)
-Aztecs (civilisation stemming from Central Mexico)
We shall linking our topic through our literacy lessons also where we shall be:
- Independently writing our own persuasive letter detailing our feeling towards the destruction of the Amazon rainforest.
We have many exciting events this term including, P.E. WEEK, SPORTS DAY and ENTERPRISE WEEK, where the class shall take part in many new activities
Don't forget, Year 5 shall attend the concert at the RNCM on Wednesday 19th July 2017. All permission slips are needed to be handed in asap.
This term our new topic is Dinosaurs. We shall be undertaking a lot of History for this topic where we shall work our way through the Jurassic period, Triassic period and the Cretaceous period!
We shall befocusing on EVOLUTION this term inScience
-Recognise that living things have changed over time and that fossils provide information about living things that inhabited the Earth millions of years ago
-To compare how some living things have adapted to survive in extreme conditions.
-Recognise that living things produce offspring of the same kind, but normally offspring vary and are not identical to their parents -Identify how animals and plants are adapted to suit their environment in different ways and that adaptation may lead to evolution
We shall linking our topic through ourliteracylessons also where we shall be:
- Independently write a non-chronological report on “Land Giants”
- To write a narrative diary of travelling through time.
Today we drew line graphs and used them to answer questions.
World Book Day!
Gangsta Granny Book Reviews
World at War
This term we are learning all about World War 1 and World War 2.
For our stunning start we spent the day at the Stockport war museum and air raid shelters finding out what life would be like for an evacuee in the war.
As part of our work on sound, we made our own instruments. We discussed how we could change the pitch and volume by using different skins for our drums and hitting them with more force.
Playing our drums
In science today we investigated sound. We learnt about how sound travels and made our own string telephones.
In science we have been learning about the circulatory system. As part of this we have been finding out about blood in our bodies.
We found out what is in our blood and had a go at making our own!
The finished blood.
Anti-bullying week- We discussed different types of bullying in class and developed ideas for our video. Watch our anti-bullying video on homophobia in the gallery. At the end of the week we released our anti-bullying balloons in the playground.
Google Expeditions- As part of our topic work, we got to find out about the war by learning in virtual reality
Stockport Air Raid Shelters
We are currently learning about the continent of Africa! As our stunning start, the Mighty Zulu Nation Dance Company performed for us in the hall.
In our geography lessons we will be learning about the different countries that make up the continent of Africa, its main topographical features and how Africa has changed over time. We will also be learning how to read maps and find 6 figure grid references.
In Science we shall be exploring flora and fauna and how to classify them.
In Design and Technology we will be making our very own African chapatis, using a traditional recipe.