Spring Term 2018
Welcome to 5E's class page.
This term our connector is
'Heroines and Heroes
This term we are learning about biographies. We will consider a range of well-known people from around the world who are considered heroines and heroes, such as Martin Luther King and Malala Yousafzai. We will learn about them , for example by listening to the famous 'I have a dream speech', or watching an interview of Malala. Using the information, we will write biographies, with a focus on adverbial phrases and emotive language.
In Art, children will be exploring symbolism in the peace movement.
We will consider well-known peace symbols and use different mediums to sculpt our own peace symbol.
In science we will learn about air and water resistance, conducting hands-on experiments to test theories.
In maths we are learning about fractions . We will be adding and subtracting fractions. We will also be converting fractions into decimals. They may find it helpful to use place value headings. Encourage them to use precise maths language such as tenths, hundredths and thousands, and discuss fractions as a concept.
As ever, keep reading. Well done to Tuesday Book Group who are demonstrating impressive leadership and discursive skills.
Children need to bring in their reading books everyday.
At Lordship Lane, we strive to ensure that we prepare our children for the wider world.
We teach our children to be;