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Year 5 - Shakespeare

Welcome to Shakespeare Class



The book we are studying this term is

Lone Wolf


This is what we will be learning...


English -  As part of the Primary Writing Project and Talk for Writing, we will be looking at traditional tales focusing on Little Red Riding Hood. Where we will be innovating the story to produce our own ending. We will also be studying other versions of the traditional story. We will also be having regular spelling and grammar sessions.


Reading - Using the book 'Lone Wolf' in our reading sessions we will be focusing on how to find information from the text (Literal), how to reach conclusions on the basis of evidence and reasoning (Inference) and learn from the authors choice of words and techniques used (Evaluate). We will also carry on developing our skills of comprehension. 


Maths - This term we will be using our fluency, reasoning and problem solving skills on learning about fractions. We will be ordering, comparing, adding and subtracting fractions. As well as recognising mixed numbers and writing decimal numbers as fractions. 


Science - This term our topic is focused on Living things and habitats, where we will be learning about the life cycles of animals.


Geography - Our geography lessons will focus on the continent of North America and the lives of the Inuit people.


Music -  We will be studying Inuit music and in particular their unique style of throat singing.


Art  -  This term we will investigating Cubism and using Inuit art as inspiration to produce a collage. 




Homework Due Dates:

Monday - REDS are due in, please ensure your child has read 5 times. 

Please ensure your child reads at home as we are not having many children complete their REDS homework!

Tuesday - Maths homework books or folders are due in.

Friday - Spelling test day.

Values homework is due back the first week of the new month.



Key information:


PE days are changing to Wednesday and Thursday.

Please ensure your child has their PE kit

(indoor and outdoor) in school. 


Library day is Monday



If you have any queries or concerns, please come and see us when we open the door. Thank you.