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Year 5 Newsletter | Term 4 Week 8

3 December 2021 AJ Dyka 0

The children have been very busy in class. Below is a quick recap of our learning and how you can support your child. English Students have been writing more of their own poetry. They have been using language features such as repetition to create some imaginative creations. Students are consolidating their handwriting with clearly-formed joined letters and developing an increased […Read more]

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Year 5 Newsletter | Term 4 Week 6

19 November 2021 Brigitte McNamara 0

The children have been very busy in class. Below is a quick recap of our learning and how you can support your child. English We have examined forms of poetry. Students have been looking at various language features (alliteration, repetition, simile, rhythm, and onomatopoeia) through the study of humorous and entertaining poems. They have also analysed ways presenters engage and […Read more]

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Year 5 Newsletter | Term 4 Week 4

5 November 2021 Brigitte McNamara 0

The children have been very busy in class. Below is a quick recap of our learning and how you can support your child. English We have been examining and growing an appreciation for different forms of poetry. We have been reading poems that are humorous and entertaining. We have looked at various language features (alliteration, repetition, simile, rhythm, onomatopoeia, etc.) […Read more]

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Year 5 Newsletter | Term 4 Week 2

19 October 2021 AJ Dyka 0

Welcome back to Term 4 everyone! We have lots of exciting things planned, which we know students will enjoy. We endeavour each day to make the learning fun and provide a happy place for your child to learn and grow. English In English this term we are learning about and appreciating poetry. The students have adapted Michael Rosen’s poem Don’t […Read more]

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Year 5 Newsletter | Term 3 Week 10

23 September 2021 Jen N 0

Year 5 Students had a fantastic time at their camp. From Tuesday 14 September to Friday 17 September, Year 5 students participated in a range of outdoor education activities over in Pui O, Lantau. The activities were organised by Treasure Island and ranged from low ropes, the flying kiwi, coasteering, surfing, raft building, beach Olympics, a muddy Game of Life […Read more]

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Year 5 Newsletter | Term 3 Week 8

10 September 2021 Jen N 0

The children have been very busy in class. Below is a quick recap of our learning and how you can support your child. English In Writing, students published their persuasive texts and included images to support their arguments. We now move our attention to persuasive visual texts, with a focus on advertisements. We started the unit by reading the children’s […Read more]

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Year 5 Newsletter | Term 3 Week 6

25 August 2021 Jen N 0

Once again it has been a really busy time in Year 5 this past fortnight. Below is a quick recap of our learning in class, as well as some questions/ ideas to get you thinking about how you can support your child. English In Writing, students completed the body paragraphs of their persuasive texts using the acronym PEEL (Point, Evidence/ […Read more]

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Year 5 Newsletter | Term 3 Week 4

12 August 2021 Jen N 0

The children have been very busy in class. Below is a quick recap of our learning and how you can support your child. English In Writing, students identified and explored devices and features of persuasive texts. They demonstrated their understanding by experimenting with techniques used in writing such as alliteration, emotive, modal language etc. and applying them to the topic […Read more]