Year 5 News
Week 2 - 18th September
This week Year Five have been reading the book 'After the Fall' by Dan Santat. After reading the story, which is about Humpty's life after his fall, they wrote stories titled 'After the Wolf'.
In Science, the children explored air resistance by testing parachutes to find the best one for future adventurous eggs. They discussed how to carry out a fair test and were taught to write conclusions that clearly linked to their results.
In maths, the children have been continuing to develop their understanding of place value in large numbers up to one million. They have also been rounding to the nearest 10,00 and 100,000.
Week 1 - 7th September
This week Year Five have been reading the book 'Where Happiness Begins' by Eva Eland. They though carefully about what their ingredients for happiness are and used watercolours to paint their own happiness jars.
The children also completed their first Free Write Friday. They wrote stories about a character overcoming a problem. They thought carefully about what their character would see, hear, smell and feel during their adventure.
In maths, the children have been focusing on developing their understanding of place value in large numbers. They have also been rounding to the nearest 10, 100 and 1,000.