Bacup Holy Trinity Stacksteads C.E. Primary School

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YEAR 5B

 

SPRING TERM (JANUARY - APRIL 2018)  

 

This half term, our topics are PROPERTIES OF MATERIALS in Science, learning all about how and why ANGLO-SAXONS AND VIKINGS came to settle here, writing our own HISTORICAL FICTION and in maths we will become whizzes at FRACTIONS and FINDING THE AREA OF TRIANGLES.

Swimming takes place on Thursday afternoon and PE is on Monday morning.  Please make sure you have all your kit in school on the correct day.  This includes pumps!

 Homework will be given out on Mondays (spellings and arithmetic) and should be returned by the following Monday when there will be a spelling test.

 

Fractions - Click on this link for lots of fraction games.  https://www.topmarks.co.uk/maths-games/7-11-years/fractions-and-decimals 

Fractions ITP -This useful flash program is used in class to show fractions and decimals visually. http://mathszone.co.uk/number/fractions/fraction-equivalents/fractions-nns-itp/

Science -  Try these BBC Schools activities which support our topic of PROPERTIES OF MATERIALS http://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/ks2/science/materials/ 

https://www.bbc.co.uk/education/topics/zryycdm 

 

HISTORY - Explore more about the Dark Ages (Anglo-Saxons and Vikings) here:

http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/primaryhistory/anglo_saxons/anglo-saxon_life/

http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/primaryhistory/vikings/who_were_the_vikings/

https://www.bbc.co.uk/education/topics/ztyr9j6

 https://www.bbc.co.uk/education/topics/zxsbcdm

SPELLINGS w/c 5th February 2018

 

disaster

disastrous

definite

definitely

unhelpfulness

signature

quadrilateral

triangle

microscope

equipment

TEST DATE IS MONDAY 19th FEBRUARY.

OUR LITERACY TOPIC IS HISTORICAL FICTION.  DO YOU KNOW ANY FICTIONAL STORIES THAT HAVE A HISTORICAL SETTING?

ADD THEM TO OUR WORKING WALL.