Year 5

Were the Vikings Vicious or Victorious?

As historians we will explore:

Who were the Vikings and where did they come from?

Why did the Vikings invade? What was life like for the Vikings?

What made the Vikings successful?

As writers we will explore:

Writing invasion accounts from both viewpoints

Creating a narrative in the form of a Viking saga

Explaining why the Vikings invaded Britain

Creating a passport for a Viking

Discussing whether the Viking were vicious or victorious.

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 inverse operations, algebra and statistics.

As scientists we will explore:

How to identify how sounds are made, associating some of them with something vibrating

Recognise that vibrations from sounds travel through a medium to the ear

Be able to find patterns between the pitch of a sound and features of the object that produced it

Be able to find patterns between the volume of a sound and the strength of the vibrations that produced it.

As citizens we will:

Explore how the beliefs of Jews impacts upon their lifestyle.

Explore the importance of global equality.

Consider how our behaviour and actions impact upon others.

As talkers we;

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

As artists we will: learn about the writings and crafts of the Vikings.

As readers we will:

Study the work of Cressida Cowell.

Learn how to refer to the text to support our opinions and predictions.

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