Croeso i Blwyddyn 5. Welcome to Year 5.
Class teacher: Miss Steel/ Miss Jones
Classroom assistant: Miss. Delloy
This term, Year 5 will be studying the topic 'Mexico,'
This topic has a geography focus and teaches children about the important events, culture and influential people from the country. During this project children will write an explanation text, learn how to use maps, discover key events and festivals as well as learn about Mexican food, music, and art.
This term, Year 5 will be learning about the following areas:
Maths: Rotation and reflection of 2d shapes. Naming 3d shapes and describing their properties. Drawing accurate lines and angles. Problem solving using bar modelling strategies.
Literacy: Explanation text of a machine
Welsh: Third person profiles
Monday - Reading books due in / homework returned (unless stated otherwise)
Wednesday - Heatherton trip
Thursday -Swimming. Children will need to bring a swimming costume, towel and goggles with them every Thursday.
Friday - Reading books to go home / homework to be given out. Transition project to Pentrehafod every fortnight.
This week, we have been...
- Learning about famous places and landmarks in Mexico.
- Learning how to use bar modelling to help us visualise maths problems.
- Learning how to write an explanation text.
-Learning to perform the famous Mexican song 'La Bamba' using recorders, guitars and percussion instruments.
Create a Power-point presentation on Mexico. Include everything you have learnt so far in class and anything from your own research. These presentations will be shared to the whole school in the Topic Celebration. afternoon.