Hello Year 5!
We hope that you are all doing well with your families.
On Wednesday the Year 5 teachers will be hosting a Year 5 zoom class meeting. From 2:30pm you will have the chance to ‘see’ your friends, speak to your class teachers and show off any work that you have completed at home.
We do hope that you will be able to join us.
If you would like to attend then please e-mail email@example.com so that we can send you the Zoom meeting link. Zoom can be accessed by phone, tablet, laptop or desktop either by using a web browser or by downloading the app (you do not have to download the app). Before the meeting starts, you need to enter the meeting ID and the password which we will send to your via email only.
Please make sure that your parent or carer is with you for the Zoom meeting too.
We look forward to seeing lots of you on Wednesday!
The Year 5 Team
We’ve got some challenge cards for you to tackle this week:
Pile C is 12 cm tall.
a) How tall is pile A and B ?
b) What is difference between the tallest and shortest pile?
c) What other measurements could you use to record the height of the books?
a) What is the difference between metric and imperial units?
Do different places and countries use all of them or some of these units of measurements?
There are lots of websites and apps that use a username to identify you. This username is often visible to others. Usernames can also be called screen names, gamer tags, or handles.
It’s important that your username isn’t your real name and also doesn’t include any personal information, such as your age, year of birth, or where you live. Other people will see your username, so make sure it’s polite, and consider what people will think about you when they read it. Remember that you might be using your username for a long time — will you still like it in three years? As you can see, it’s important to choose your username carefully.
Create a Scratch project to generate ‘AdjectiveNoun’ usernames like ‘DiamondIguana’.
Article of the week
Article 19- Protection from violence, abuse and neglect..
We would like you to think about how your right to be safe. This includes:
-Understanding what it means to be safe and protected
-Knowing that people care about you
-Being able to talk about your emotions and feelings
-Finding out and learning about why some things are not safe
-Knowing that there is an adult who will listen to you and take you seriously
-Feeling looked after, valued, secure and respected
-Having confidence to get help if you need it
-Knowing how to be safe on line
Try these activities to help you to think about Article 19:
Edvard Munch: The Scream 1893
In his diary in an entry headed “Nice 22 January 1892”, Munch wrote:
One evening I was walking along a path, the city was on one side and the fjord below. I felt tired and ill. I stopped and looked out over the fjord—the sun was setting, and the clouds turning blood red. I sensed a scream passing through nature; it seemed to me that I heard the scream. I painted this picture, painted the clouds as actual blood. The color shrieked. This became The Scream.
He later described his inspiration for the image:
I was walking along the road with two friends – the sun was setting – suddenly the sky turned blood red – I paused, feeling exhausted, and leaned on the fence – there was blood and tongues of fire above the blue-black fjord and the city – my friends walked on, and I stood there trembling with anxiety – and I sensed an infinite scream passing through nature.
Perhaps ‘The Scream’ in this painting and the blood red sky are metaphors for the feeling ‘fear’. Everyone feels fear at some point in their life.
P4C Question: Is fear always a negative emotion?
Street Child by Berlie Doherty
Welcome back Year 5! We hope you had a nice break. This week, we are going to read the beginning of ‘Street Child’ by Berlie Doherty. This is a historical narrative – just like ‘Treason’. Did you recognise the author name? It has the same author! Please read the first chapter this week and complete the related reading and writing tasks. The focus is on descriptive vocabulary. Think back to your lessons on ‘Treason’ and some of the language devices you used for description! Best of luck! Miss Huddleston
Common misconception words
Challenge: can you find words in the same word families e.g. identity (noun)- identification (noun) – identify (verb)
Well done to all the certificate winners in Year 5 this week!
Thank you to everyone for all of your hard work, keep it up!
It is almost half-term.
Check again the homework set this week as more activities have been included for you to complete. Please remember these are suggested activities you may like to do.
Other activities you may like to complete:
1) London History Task
2) Art-e-facts Challenge
3) Complete an exercise workout with Mr Burns
Remember to email us your home learning outcomes which may be included in the ‘Our Work’ section of the Year 5 blog after the holidays. However, as it is the holidays, the email box will be checked less frequently.
Eid-ul-Fitr to our Muslim TBP families and enjoy the half-term break all!