Year 5

You are what you eat!

As Geographers we will learn how to:

Describe and understand key aspects of physical geography, including: climate zones, biomes and vegetation belts, rivers, mountains, volcanoes and earthquakes, and the water cycle.

As scientists we will learn how to:

Be able to describe the different parts of the human digestive system and how they work

Be able to identify the different types of teeth and their functions

Be able to explain the processes by which water and nutrients are transported within humans and animals

As citizens we will:

Investigate the British value of individual liberty

Consider how our behaviour and actions impact upon others.

Learn about the work of environmental organisations

  1. Greenpeace, Friends of the Earth, WWF, RSPCA, RSPB, Forestry Commission etc.

Discuss the concept that God is all around us and we can sense God in nature.

As writers we will :

Learn how to write a travel guide.

Learn how to write an explanation

Continue to develop our narrative writing skills.

Investigate performance poetry.

Learn a poem to perform.

As thinkers we will:

Use a range of techniques to gather, process and evaluate information.

Recognise risks that may be involved when attempting work.

Appreciate how learning can happen from making mistakes

As talkers we;

Will be prepared to discuss and debate issues and listen to the opinions of others.

As artists we will:

Create junk models of the digestive system

Create a 3D Eat-well plate

Create our own pieces on the theme of ‘Beautiful Earth.’

As readers we will:

Continue to learn how to refer to the text to support our opinions and predictions.

Continue to develop our skimming, scanning and close reading skills.

As Mathematicians we will:

Continue to develop our problem solving and investigation skills.

Continue to develop our knowledge of the 4 rules of number.

Continue to develop our ability to answer multi-step problems involving measures.

Develop our understanding of area and perimeter.

Learn how to calculate volume.