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Hobletts Manor Junior School

Hobletts Manor Junior School

Learning and Achieving Together

Sapphire

Welcome to Year 5 and Team Sapphire  

 

Your teacher is Miss Palmer

Your teaching assistants are Mrs Buck and Mrs Botha

 

Our learning this week...

What a busy week we have had in Sapphire class! In English, we have been reading and comparing a range of recounts. We also planned an introduction for our own, based on a trip to the moon by Neil Armstrong. In maths, we have been reading, writing, ordering and comparing large numbers all the way up to 1,000,000!

 

Next week...

Next week in English, we will be continuing with our recounts and explaining what it was like to land on the moon. In maths, we will be rounding large numbers to the nearest, 10, 100 and 1000s.

 

Our certificates this week go to...

Values Award for Teamwork: Zak

Maths: Jack

Writing: Harvey

Curriculum: Hiba

Home learning: N/A

Friendly Leaf: Teddy & Sophie

Ask Me Why sticker: Poppy

 

Timetable - what you need to bring in each day:

Monday - Spellings Book, PE Kits

Wednesday - Home Learning Books & Swimming Kits.

Friday - Reading Record

 

Home Learning

Due in Wednesday 18th September 2019

This term in Science, we are learning about Space.  

We would like you to research a planet or any aspect of space that you are interested in (e.g. the sun, the moon, constellations). You may present your information and research in any way you like; you could do a presentation, make a model or design a poster.

 

These websites might be helpful!

https://www.planetsforkids.org/

http://www.sciencekids.co.nz/sciencefacts/planets.html

https://www.kids-world-travel-guide.com/solar-system.html

https://www.kidzone.ws/planets/

 

Reading

The children have all been given a new reading record and library book. Please remember to read with your child a minimum of 5 times a week and sign their reading records. Remember it is 7 times a week for those completing the reading challenge. Reading Records will be checked on a Friday. Book can be changed any day so please ask your teacher or TA.

 

Spellings

Test date: Monday 16th September

 

enough

though

thought

through

rough

brought

 

Challenge:

thorough

breakthrough

although

drought

 

Optional Home Learning 

This term in Geography, we are learning about Rivers and Mountains. 

We would like you to research the features of rivers and mountains and present your findings as a model, a presentation, or design a poster.

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