Year 5

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20Jan

We are learning about Instruction Texts

In English we have started a new non-fiction unit about Instructions and Explanations. We have written definitions and explored the key features of instruction texts. The children especially enjoyed developing their understanding that instructions must be ordered correctly. They were thoughtful while ordering a set of instructions about how to make a model aeroplane and then had great fun following them to check their accuracy and make their own plane.   Like this:Like Loading...

13Jan

Making Things Go – Entry Point

In Year 5 the children were very motivated by the Entry Point to our new unit – Making Things Go. While building parachutes and paper rockets and exploring a variety of moving toys, we investigated how to impact speed and distance traveled and considered the forces which were making items move. Lots of fun was had by all! Like this:Like Loading...

08Jan

La Fête des Rois – Three Kings Day

In French class, we do not learn only vocabulary, we also learn about French traditions like “la Fête des Rois”. After working on the history and rituals of this very popular tradition and the recipe of the delicious “galette des rois”, it seemed logical to taste one, don’t you think? Ask your child about it, he/she was asking for more! Teachers also…. Like this:Like Loading...

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