Amazon - Year Five
This half term our exciting topic is ‘Ancient Egypt’. We will learn all about the Pyramids and the Pharaohs. We will also be going to visit a real ‘Mummy’ as well as recreating the mummification process in school. We will end our topic with an ‘Egyptian Day’ where we will dress like an Egyptian.
In English we will be writing descriptive pieces, instructions, persuasive letters and newspaper reports. We will continue to work on grammar and punctuation. We will have a short spelling lesson every day. In numeracy we will be working on Place Value including numbers to a million, negative numbers, rounding numbers and roman numerals. We will also be practising times tables every day and key skills every week.
In art we will be painting Egyptian landscapes and making our own Egyptian Canopic jars. In PE we will learning rugby skills. Please ensure you have your kit in school at all times so we can be flexible and take advantage of good weather. Our PSHE topic is about Physical health and wellbeing and we will be looking at adverts and how the media can alter images and how these images can differ from reality. We will also be learning the songs for the fantastic Young Voices concert we will be involved in next term.
- Please ensure your child reads every night and completes their reading diary.
- Learning logs will be sent out on Friday to come back on Wednesday as normal.
- Spellings will be sent home weekly to be learnt for a weekly test.