Welcome to 5B!
This week's learning:
This week we will be reading our class text 'How to train your dragon' by Cressida Cowell. We will be using the text to create lots of opportunities for writing and performing as well as designing our own dragons!
This week we are focusing on:
This week we are learning about time zones, day and night and the phases of the moon!
Our learning challenge this half term is 'What did the Ancient Egyptians achieve?' This week we will be looking again at ancient Egyptian beliefs about the afterlife and burial customs, and considering the impact that the ancient Egyptians have had on modern day life.
PE / Swimming:
Please bring PE kits for Tuesday and swimming bags for Thursday.
PE: Black plimpsolls, black shorts and white t-shirts.
Swimming: Girls: All-in-one swimming costume, swimming hat and towel.
Boys: Tight-fitting trunks, swimming hat and towel.
Maths and English homework is given out on a Friday and returned the following Tuesday
All of the children are expected to read every day and to write their own comment on their reading record books which must be brought in every day.
This half term we will be creating a museum of Egyptian artefacts in out classrooms. The task is:
research the Ancient Egyptians and select an area of interest eg writing, mummies, pyramids
create an artefact to be displayed in our museum eg a model
write a short explanation about the artefact and present the information in an interesting way
Completed projects should be brought to school on Thursday 19th October
If you've any questions please don't hesitate to get in touch with Miss Brunswick!
This week's homework
Issued: Friday 13th October
Due: Tuesday 19th October
English: Bug Club - read 3 whole books and answer all the questions
Maths: ActiveLearn Maths games (accessible via Bug Club login)
Complete games until you have a score of at least 90%
Mathletics - 2000 points