You probably remember that we had been working with Andy the story teller last half term. Well, he was back last week, and we heard some more great stories and got to work on the ones that we had started. What a treat it was to work with Andy. Thank you, Andy, for bringing so … Continue reading Viking Stories
Another week and another set of superstars in Amethyst class! As you know, we have been working on place value in Maths as well as times tables, while in Literacy and Topic we have been learning about the Vikings vs. the Anglo-Saxons and Alfred the Great. Here we have out Mathematician of the week (left) … Continue reading This Week’s Superstars
Our regular readers will know that this half term we have been learning about the struggle between the Vikings and the Anglo-Saxons, and that we have written some fantastic fiction and non-fiction about this topic. Well yesterday, it Year 5's turn with Andy the story teller, and what a treat it was! First Andy asked … Continue reading Viking Stories
We've reached the end of another amazing week in Year 5. In Literacy, we have been writing non-chronological reports about Alfred the Great, linked to our Viking vs. Anglo-Saxons topic, and in Maths we have been challenging ourselves on place value. Here we have the Mathematician of the Week (left), who has demonstrated superb effort, … Continue reading This Week’s Superstars
Our History topic right now is the Vikings vs. the Anglo-Saxons, so we have been building on our previous knowledge. Here's a sample of some of the research we did to start us off: After this work, we wrote descriptions of a Viking called Bjorn, and we used some of our fantastic WOW words and … Continue reading Vicious Vikings!
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…