It's not boring at all because we get the SPaG crown, the Maths medal and the listening ears. You get to play games like Articulate!, Invisible Man (a spelling game) and the times-table challenge. Mrs Lohoar, who is my teacher, taught us how to do relative clauses. She also taught us how to write news … Continue reading Thoughts on Year 5…
As part of our rainforest work in Topic and Literacy, we did some hot seating on Friday. We had already done some writing about the rainforest, both fiction and non-fiction, so we decided that a bit of role play would help us develop our understanding. First we thought about questions that we would ask a … Continue reading In the Hot Seat!
We just covered a breaking-news story on a fire in the Amazon rainforest. (What luck: news for us to cover during our rainforest topic!) First we watched a clip of the fire, and then we read a press release about it so that we could clarify some details. After quickly writing our headlines, we got to … Continue reading Back to the Newsroom…
This half term, we are learning about rainforests. Next week, we will write a report about them, so today we worked with a partner to do some research using the Oddizzi web site. We worked on our note-taking skills, and Mrs Lohoar and Mrs Kirk were really impressed with our co-operation and team work. If … Continue reading Rainforests
Welcome back to our newsroom. We have finally published our reports on the sinking of the Mary Rose. Henry VIII was crestfallen as he watched his prized vessel capsize, he told witnesses at the scene. In other news, the king solemnly sat for a portrait following the tragedy. The Mary Rose will be sorely missed.
Welcome to our busy newsroom! Year 5 have been learning all about the Tudors this half term, and as part of our Literacy learning, we have been working on news reports. Just this week, our cracking team wrote news stories about the sinking of the Mary Rose, Henry VIII's favourite battleship. Here are a few … Continue reading Extra! Extra! Read All About It!
SPaG crown, for knowledge of prefixes, and Maths medal, for division skills, in one day!