Class Y5 - Miss Webster

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Welcome to Class Y5.

Miss Webster would like to welcome you to our Class page.

What are we learning? - Summer 1 Term 2017/18

Beast Creator

During our project, we will be exploring the world of mini-beasts, reptiles and amphibians.

As Writers ... we will be refining and applying our research skills to create non-chronological reports, explaining the life cycles of a range of different creatures and exploring myths and fantasy stories.

As Scientists ... we will be learning the life cycles of a range of different animals and identifying similarities and differences between them. We will be conducting a range of different investigations throughout this project. The focus being on ensuring a test is conducted fairly and that we can communicate our findings clearly.

As Artists ... we will be working with a variety of different media such as water colours, textiles and sketching and shading pencils. We will be working collaboratively to create shoebox habitats which will require us to cut, shape and join materials with accuracy.

As Geographers ... we will be drawing and using plans of the school grounds when we go on a mini-beast hunt. On a wider scale we will be locating the most dangerous beasts on Earth and studying the climate and physical geography of these regions.

As Historians ... we will be learning about the work of Charles Darwin and the contribution he has made to the scientific world.

As Musicians ... we will be appreciating and identifying the mood and messages communicated through music and using this knowledge to compose our own original pieces.

As Gymnasts ... we will be experimenting with travelling and linking sequences fluidly and with control.

What are we learning? - Autumn Term 2017/18

Off With Her Head!

During our project, we will be exploring the life and times in under the reign of Henry VIII.

As Writers ... we will be researching and compiling facts to create a biography of Henry VIII. We will also be writing in role as Tudors as well as writing historical narrative set in this time period.

As Artists ... we will be creating a collaborative piece of art work using shading techniques, creating models of Tudor houses and examining the portraits and work of Hans Holbein.

As Geographers ... we will be comparing and contrasting contemporary maps with the maps from this time period and identifying important towns, cities, buildings and landmarks.

As Historians ... we will developing our skills when using sources and evidence. We will be developing our knowledge of everyday life for both poorer and richer people who lived in the Tudor time period and delving into crime and punishment from this era.

As Musicians ... we will be appreciating and performing songs from this time. We will also be composing our own melodies using instruments.

As Dancers ... we will be learning a Tudor-style dance before creating our own in small groups.