Year 5 News

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]

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Year 5 Newsletter | Term 3 Week 2

29 July 2021 Jen N 0

Welcome to the start of Term 3. Below is a quick recap of our learning so far and how you can support your child. English In English this term, students have been introduced to the genre of persuasion with a focus on ‘A Greener Tomorrow’. Last week, we enticed students by displaying persuasive visual images and spoken texts, including young […Read more]

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Year 5 Newsletter | Term 2 Week 8

4 June 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 Students have been investigating and creating infographics. Inspired by the concept of ‘less is more’, and using images to speak instead of words, students have been developing skills in recognising the elements of design including  layout, […Read more]

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Year 5 Newsletter | Term 2 Week 6

21 May 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 Students have completed writing an information report on a topic of their choice. Students will begin investigating infographics and will then use the online software Canva (https://www.canva.com/) to create their own. An infographic is a collection […Read more]

Year 5 News

Year 5 Newsletter | Term 2 Week 4

6 May 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 To assist with developing the students reading skills, we have started using something called SRA Reading Lab. This resource is self-guided and has leveled sections. It reinforces comprehension, vocabulary, fluency, word analysis, and study skills. The […Read more]

Year 5 News

Year 5 Newsletter | Term 2 Week 2

22 April 2021 Jen N 0

Welcome to the start of Term 2. Below is a quick recap of our learning so far and how you can support your child. English Students have been introduced to informative texts. They have identified the purpose of informative texts and listed the various types, such as recipes, reports, news articles, signs and instructions. Students then made comparisons between imaginative […Read more]