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Year 5 - Term 4
 
Our Learning Journey this term is 'Snowy Explorers'
 
Here are some of the things we will be learning this term.
 

 

English


We will be using the text Shackleton's Journey by William Grill to explore the feeling of isolation so that we can write poetry.

We will become Shackleton so that we can write motivational speeches for the crew after the sinking of their ship: Endurance.

Image result for shackletons journey

 

Science


In Science, we will explore how pulleys and gears can help to make lifting heavy objects easier. We will also find out about levers. 


 

Maths


Our learning this term will focus on fractions. Our learning will include:
- equivalent fractions
- converting between improper and mixed numbers
- fractions in sequences
- adding and subtracting fractions




 

Art


In Geography, we will be learning about mountains and therefore in art, we will be learning to use different painting techniques to create mountain pictures. This will include using sand to add texture. 

Image result for mountain paintings


Geography


We will be using atlases to locate snowy places within the UK and across the world. We will also find out the features of mountains and how mountains are formed. We will be exploring the climate of snowy places and consider the impact of climate change.

Image result for everest mountain

 

PSHE


In PSHE, we will be focusing on keeping healthy.

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P.E.


We will be continuing to develop our knowledge of rugby to play tag rugby.