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Week Beginning 7 March 2016

We are very excited about our trip to the Shanghai Museum and the Shanghai Fabric Making Museum on Wednesday 9 March. Students who normally have school lunch will be provided with a packed lunch on the day. All other students will need to provide their own lunch. You may pack an additional drink and small healthy (nut-free) snack should you wish to. Students will be required to wear uniform as normal on the day, but should wear comfortable walking shoes and a jacket. We will be leaving school at approximately 9.00am and returning to school in the afternoon in time for the usual end of day arrangements.

LITERACY

In Literacy we will continue with the board game project. The children will be under pressure to agree on the rules as well as the  final designs for their game by the end of the week. We will also look at the features of writing a formal letter and identify these features in a variety of examples. The children will then apply their learning by writing their own letter to a board game manufacturer.

MATHS

In Maths this week, we will be reviewing and reflecting on fractions as well as additionand subtraction of fractions.  At the start of the week we will discuss identifying common denominators and then work on various methods of how to add and subtract fractions when denominators are the same and when they are different.  We will also continue discussing mathematical terminology and mental approaches to maths.

THEMED LEARNING

In Themed Learning we will be learning about healthy lifestyles. The children will develop their understanding of what makes a healthy lifestyle, including the benefits of exercise and healthy eating. The will identify things that they are proud of  and share their achievements as well as set personal goals. This will be discussed in the context of the Silk Road. The children will investigate what merchants may have eaten along the Silk Road and they will design a healthy menu for merchants based on their knowledge of a balanced diet and what food was traded at this time.

DUTCH

Dit was het nieuws

Het nieuwe  thema heet: ‘Dit was het nieuws’ en gaat....inderdaad, over het nieuws. De kinderen verdiepen zich in de wondere wereld van de journalistiek waarbij nieuwsberichten, radioverslagen, onderzoek en kranten de revue passeren.

Grammatica en spelling

Naar aanleiding van de uitslag van de Cito-toetsen zal er in het programma meer ruimte ingebouwd worden voor spelling en grammatica. Ook zetten wij vroeger in op werken met het werkwoord en werkwoordsvervoeging.

Bi(e)bbezoek en Estafette

Denk aan het meenemen van de bi(e)bboeken op maandag (Year 3, 5 en 6) en dinsdag (Year 4). Estafette doen we op maandag (Year 3, 5 en 6) en donderdag (Year 4).

MFL

Year 5 Spanish -  Ms Ormond/Mrs Jolly
This week the children  will keep practising the noun-adjective agreement. We will be describing famous football kits.  We also will practise the verb Poner ( put on ) and llevar(wear) Homework: Imagine you belong to a famous sport team (any sport). Design, draw and describe the outfit of your team.

Year 5 French - Miss Rae
In French next week we will be designing an ideal school uniform. Thinking about colours, patterns and types of materials.
Homework this week is to find a picture of a celebrity and write a paragraph, describing what they are wearing, using Il / Elle porte, describing the colours, texture and giving an opinion about their dress sense.

MANDARIN

Year5 Tiger

Topic: Occupations

Key words: 经理、律师、老师、医生.

Homework: Please copy the new words of lesson 5 and practise the role play on the page 44 from the text book.

Year5 Horse

Topic: Lesson. 15 Neighbourhood

Key Words: 超市chao shi/supermarket;附近fu jin/nearby;饭店fan dian/restaurant;离li/distance away from;远yuan/far;近jin/near;走路zou lu/walk;坐车zuo che/take vehicle

Homework: Students are expected to finish worksheet of this lesson focused on new words learning

Year5 Monkey

Topic: Lesson 6 Sickness-Text1

Students will be able to express some common symptoms of illness

Homework: Worksheets of Text 1

Year5 Panda

Topic: Lesson 9 Occupation

Students will be learning how to express what do they parents do by using the sentence structure they learn.

Homework: Students will be producing a poster of their parent’s jobs.

Year5 母语班

本周我们将学习第二十三课《神秘的小岛》,读通课文,体会大自然的奥秘。学习生词“智慧”、“揣摩”、“弥漫”、“地质学”、“爆发”、“熔岩”、“坍塌”、“无影无踪”、“不翼而飞”、“霍金”。

家庭作业:抄写词语。