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Year 5

Welcome to the Year 5 page for William Shakespeare and Anthony Horowitz class!

This page will be updated with details of our learning journey throughout the school year. Please read our Year 5  blog to find out about all the exciting things we've been doing!

 

YEAR 5

Off with Her Head!

Stargazers

Pharoahs

Allotments

Text

Treason – Berlie Doherty

Northern Lights – Philip Pullman; Alone on a Wide, Wide Sea – Michael Morpurgo; Cosmic – Frank Cottrell Boyce

Phoenix Code – Helen Moss

The Secret Garden – Frances Hodgson Burnett

Memorable Experience

Elizabeth I deathbed scene

Visit an observatory or planetarium

Mummification scene

Visit an allotment

Innovate Challenge

The trial of Anne Boleyn

Rocket launch

Egyptian funeral preparation

Farmers' market

English genres

Biographies; Poetry and riddles; Newspaper reports; Persuasive letters; Dialogue

Mnemonics; Myths and legends; Free verse poetry; Newspaper reports; Descriptions

Chronological reports; Fact files; Research skills; Mystery stories; Play scripts

Non-chronological reports; Instructions; Explanations; Narrative; Poetry

Geography

Maps

Locating physical features

Human and physical features of Egypt; The River Nile; Tourism

Land use; Food origins; Geographical skills and fieldwork; Map work; Climate

Computing

Research; Data handling; Presentations

Programming; Stop motion animation

 

Using the web; Word processing

A&D

Portraits; Sketching Tudor fashions; 3-D modelling

Printing; Design

Drawing artefacts; Headwear; Hieroglyphic amulets

Botanical drawing and painting; Wire sculpture

D&T

 

Selecting materials; Research; Structures; Evaluation

Egyptian food; Making tombs and pyramids

Cooking and nutrition; Making planters; Making structures

History

The Tudors

Significant individuals – Galileo Galilei, Isaac Newton; 1960s space race

Ancient Egypt

 

Music

Tudor music; Composing

Music; Lyrics

   

Science

 

Earth and space; Forces; Working scientifically