Literacy
  • Creation myths-reading lots of examples and writing their own
  • Use of descriptive language (similes, metaphors, repeated phrases, ambitious vocabulary)
  • Speech punctuation
  • Sentences starting with a subordinator
  • Use of parenthesis
  • Relative clauses
Year_5 Summer 1 Curriculum Topics
Science
  • The life cycle of a flowering plant
  • Identifying the male and female organs of a flower
  • Learning about how flowers are pollinated and fertilised.
  • The life cycle of a butterfly and compare this with other insects, animals, amphibians and birds.
Geography
  • Develop an understanding of water wastage and shortage,
  • Identify how and why people are affected by water shortages
  • Understand the bigger picture in terms of issues relating to water distribution and use around the world and understand our place within it
  • Understanding the importance of charity work to address water related issues in other parts of the world
Water
PE, Expressive Arts and Design
  • Cricket coaching
  • Tennis
  • Athletics
  • Study different bridge designs and understand why they are strong.
  • Build a bridge supported by a stable structure at each end.
  • Compose water music
Maths
  • Learning about angles
  • What are angles called?
  • Learning how to estimate the size of an angle
  • Learning how to measure with a protractor
  • Learning how to draw an angle
  • 2D and 3D shapes
ICT and Computing
  • Research the lives of famous botanists, such as David Attenborough and Jane Goodall, and present the information as a biography using a choice of applications
  • Publish the myths they will be writing using Microsoft Word.
  • Further develop the ability to create algorithms and use computational thinking to overcome difficulties when creating simple programs.
RE, Global Citizenship and Spanish:
  • Trips to a mosque, a church and a synagogue to investigate the theme of worship
  • Compare the different religions to understand similarities and differences