Non fiction- Report We will write a report independently, based on notes gathered from several sources with cross curricular links to our work on Vikings. Instructions and Explanation- Changing technology Poetry- Structure- Riddles. Vocabulary building- read , write and perform free verse. Fiction- ‘Take One Book’- ‘A Christmas Carol’ By Charles Dickens. We will do a book study of this classic Christmas story and watch the film ‘Scrooge’ Handwriting- We will learn the diagonal and horizontal strokes that are needed to join letters. Grammar and Spelling- We will distinguish between homophones, i.e. words with common pronunciations but different spellings, e.g. eight,ate. Look at root words and the use of the hyphen to join a prefix to a root. Spell words containing unstressed vowels. Spell unstressed vowels in polysyllabic words, e.g. company, portable, poisonous, Reading- I will develop positive attitudes to reading by: Listening to and discussing fiction. Discussing words and phrases that capture my interest and imagination. I will participate in guided reading and literature circles. Maths- I can recall multiplication and division facts up to 12x12. I can read and write time in both analogue and digital 12 and 24 hour clocks. I can establish whether a number up to 100 is prime and recall prime numbers up to 19. I know and can use the vocabulary of prime numbers, prime factors and composite (non-prime numbers). I can multiply numbers up to 4 digits by a one-digit number using a formal written method. I can divide numbers up to 2 digits by a one-digit number using the formal written method of short division and interpret remainders appropriately for the context. I can multiply and divide whole numbers and those involving decimals by 10, 100 and 1000. I can identify, name and write equivalent fractions of a given fraction, represented visually. I can make the connection between finding a ‘fraction of’ and multiplying by a fraction. I can read and interpret information presented in bar charts, pictograms and tables. Cononley Primary School The Conquerors Curriculum Overview Autumn term 2 Y5 Year 5 History Anglo Saxons and Vikings. We will study the Vikings and Anglo-Saxon struggle for the Kingdom of England to the time of Edward the Confessor, Looking at Viking raids and invasions. We aim to understand where the Vikings came from. How some kings in Britain dealt with the Viking invaders. Understand how Vikings lived and worked. What happened during the Viking invasions and know what Viking warriors were like. Identify and describe Viking artefacts. Geography-Why do 8 million people live in London? Growth of a settlement over time, industry, employment, city travel, pros and cons. Comparing maps, graphs and charts. Computing-‘Progression in technology in our lives’. Understand computer networks including the internet and the opportunities they offer for communication and collaboration. French-We will be learning the days of the week. We will be able to use French greetings and tell someone our name and age. PE- Gymnastics and Netball/ tag rugby Gymnastics- Moving in and out of balances. Invasion games skills -Passing a ball to another player with control. Moving quickly away from defenders, passing away from defenders using different kinds of passes. PSHCE -Say No to bullying! Tying our learning with Anti-bullying week. RE We will be looking at some of the religious festivals that are happening. I will find out about Diwali and later in the termI will be re-looking at the Christmas story, using artwork as our starting point. Science-I will be looking at forces and magnets. I will be finding out which materials are magnetic and how magnets attract and repel each other, depending on which poles are facing. Art-Make models of Viking weapons Textiles -( continuous project)We will explore how stories have been represented in textiles. We will work together to make a work based on Bayeux tapestry, We will investigate and use a range of materials, techniques and textile processes to create surface patterns, textures and other visual effects. Christmas arts and crafts. Music- History of music- We will be doing a Person Study of Greig and his music (Victorian 1843-1907 Romantic). We will learn Christmas carols and perform in front of an audience.