Frogs

 Welcome Back to the Lily Pad!
 
Hello and welcome to all things Frogs!  On this page, you will find out more about the Year 5 curriculum and you will find resources that might be useful.  You will also get to see what our fabulous Frogs have been getting up to.
 
Class Teacher: Miss C. Fitzgerald     Email: cfitzgerald@bramingham.net
 
 
 
Useful Information
 
Day:
Homework / Equipment Needed
 
Monday
-Homework Diary / Reading Record - these will be checked today. 
Read 3+ times at home to be a Star Reader.
-Spelling Homework is due.
-Comprehension book is due.
-Brain Builder is due (not every week).
 
Tuesday
-Homework Diary / Reading Record.
 
Wednesday
-Homework Diary / Reading Record.
-Maths Homework is due.
-DoodleMaths will be checked today. 
Aim to Doodle 3+ times at home.
-PE Kit - Outdoor.  This should be worn into school.
 
Thursday
-Homework Diary / Reading Record.
 
Friday
-Homework Diary / Reading Record.
-PE Kit - Outdoor.  This should be worn into school.
 
 Note: Every other week, PE will be Wednesday and Thursday.  Reminder texts will be sent.
 
Other things to bring daily:
 
-A coat.
-A water bottle.
-A healthy snack, if required.
 
 
English
 
We are currently studying the fiction text 'Adventures in Space'.  It is a 'Journey Tale'.  We are focusing on openings and endings.
 
Skills and knowledge:
 
Grammar

•Basic sentence awareness and punctuation.

•Paragraphing – with cohesion.

•Commas for fronted adverbials and subordinate openers.

•Embedded relative clauses.

•Parentheses.

•Speech.

•Ways to join main clauses/whole sentences – conjunctions, dashes and semi-colons.

•Apostrophes for contraction and possession.

 
Maths
 
Our current focus for maths is fractions, decimals and percentages.
 
Keep other key skills on the boil using the links below.  Remember to Doodle 3 or more times per week.
Topic
 
Our current topic is 'Who Won the Space Race?'
 
Our Topic learning:
-The history of Space exploration, including the Modern Space Race.
-The contribution of significant individuals and groups.
- The benefits of Space exploration.
- Innovations in the field, including the ISS and Space tourism.
- About the planets, stars and moons of our solar system
- About day and night (and time zones).
 
 
Other sessions:
RE: Hinduism.
PSHE: Aspirations, friendships and managing peer influence.
Music: Hip Hop - The Fresh Prince of Bel Air.
RE: Structures and Mechanisms.
PE: Dance and Outdoor Activities.
French: Hobbies.
Computing: Spreadsheets.
 
 
Values
 
What do you believe to be the characteristics of a good friend?
Are you a good friend?
Why is friendship so important?
 
Friendship (noun)
 
Definition: The emotions and ties that bond people together; the state of being friends.
 
Example: "I greatly value your friendship," she said, eyes full of gratitude.
 
French
 
In Frogs, we love French!  Use the presentation below to practise your vocabulary!
 
Bonne chance!