# Year 5 Medium Term Plan – Spring 1

```Everybody Excelling, Everyday. No Excuses!
Medium Term Planning - Randal Cremer Primary
Topic/theme: Water Worlds
Wk
.
Literacy
Science
Year group: 5
Humanities
SMSC
PSHE
Teachers: Sally and Mo
Creative arts (Art, DT,
cooking and nutrition)
Stories From
Another Culture
Ganges: See folder
for story.
4/01/16
Maths
Term: Spring 1
Imitation: what do
How is the text
organised?
Specific
characteristics of
the text?
Vocabulary.
Child. Looking at
the bargemen.
Number and Place
Value
To recognise place
value.
To recognise and
describe linear
number sequences.
To find the term to
term rule
(sequences/patterns).
To interpret negative
numbers.
Forces
Water Worlds
Gravity
To understand
what gravity is.
Famous Rivers:
Ganges, The Nile and
The Amazon.
To recognise famous
rivers around the
world.
Lesson 1 folder
DT - Shelters
Look at the environment:
what do we need to
protect ourselves from?
Performing
arts
Children
will tell a
cultural or
family tale
over the
course of
the term.
They may
wear
costumes
and
perform in
their own
way.
MFL
Sports
intro
RE
Everybody Excelling, Everyday. No Excuses!
Measurement:
Opposing Forces
11/01/16
The Story of Moses:
http://www.topmar
ks.co.uk/judaism/st
ory-of-moses
Innovation:
Generate own
ideas.
Collect phrases.
Improve elements
of the studied text.
Oral telling of
(share own
cultures’ tales).
Model planning.
18/01/16
The Amazon:
http://myweb.fsu.e
du/jgaleano/pdf/Fol
ktalesExcerpts_sm.
pdf
Invention:
Success criteria
Sentence starters
and vocabulary.
Planning and
writing.
Drafting and
Length and Mass.
To measure and
calculate the
perimeter of
composite shapes.
To convert between
different units of
measure (metric).
To solve missing
measure questions
when presented
algebraically.
To calculate and
compare the areas of
rectangles.
Measurement:
Volume and Capacity
To estimate and
measure capacity.
To convert between
units of
measurement.
To use all four
operations to solve
problems involving
measure.
To understand
opposing forces.
River Courses
Shelter for Animals.
Performanc
e
Sports
opinions
like/dislike
Materials and
Design.
Performanc
e
Sports
opinion
sentences
building
using
why/becau
se
Pourqoi/p
arce que
To understand the
course of a river.
Lesson 2 folder.
Also refer to the
river vocabulary
cards to discuss
environmental
features of a river.
Friction
To understand
what friction is.
Students will
investigate the
sources and
mouths of UK
rivers.
Thames and
London.
To understand how
important The
Thames is to
London.
See lesson 3 folder.
Students will look
at the course of the
Thames and the
historically.
Students will design
and make a ( model)
shelter that will
withstand water and
wind. They will
construct this out of
materials of their
choice. There will be
a day when the
students present
their models to the
group and show if
they can actually
provide shelter.
Everybody Excelling, Everyday. No Excuses!
Air resistance
1/02/16
25/01/16
Discussion Formal
Debate.
Subtraction
Imitation: what do
debate and
persuasive writing?
How is the text
organised?
Specific
characteristics of
the text?
Vocabulary.
Refer to gap analysis
on return
Innovation:
Generate own
ideas.
Collect phrases.
Improve elements
of the studied text.
Oral telling of issues
concerning them
(share own
thoughts).
Model planning.
Multiplication
and Division.
Refer to gap analysis
on return
To understand how
air resistance
works.
Water resistance
To explain how water
resistance can impact
on things.
Flooding causes
and effect.
Construction
Performanc
e
To know what
causes rivers to
flood.
Students will
investigate how
and why rivers
flood, including
erosion and
salinity.
Flooding
Protection and
Defence.
To know how
flooding can be
prevented.
Students will
explore how
humans use and
manipulate the
river to flood and
prevent flood.
Sports
To play/to
practice
What I
play/ what
others play
survey
Construction
Performanc
e
Sports
Frequency
How often
Everybody Excelling, Everyday. No Excuses!
Fractions,
Mechanical
Decimals and
Devices
Percentages
(Percentages).
To discuss how
forces work
To convert
together when
fractions to
developing
percentages.
mechanical
To multiply
devices.
fractions and
mixed numbers
by whole
numbers.
To recognise
fractions, decimal
and fraction
equivalents.
To solve word
problems.
08/02/16
Invention:
Success criteria
Sentence starters
and vocabulary.
Planning and
writing.
Drafting and
Thames Barrier.
To know what the
Thames Barrier is.
Students will
conduct a case
study into the
design of the
Thames Barrier.
They will walk
along the far
eastern stretch of
the Thames.
Presentation and testing.
Performanc
e
Sports
Diary of
activities
Revise
days of the
week
/months
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