P5M Learning Leaflet

Glashieburn School

Primary  5 Learning Leaflet

Information for Parents

Term 1

Numeracy

This term we will be concentrating on Multiplication, in particular, the five to ten times tables.  This will be learned through various contexts, including real life challenges, situations, games, written and oral work,

We will continue to develop our mental maths strategies as well as concentrating on regular problem solving activities and measuring in metres and centimetres.

Literacy

For writing this term, we will be focusing on our Big Writing, where the children will observe VCOP – Vocabulary, Connectives, Openers and Punctuation within our lessons.

We will be carrying out a novel study of Roald Dahl’s, The BFG, where the children will analyse and evaluate the text in order to demonstrate comprehension.

Health and Wellbeing

Primary Five will mainly be concentrating on basketball skills this term, including cooperation, tactics and rules, leading up to mini games.

IDL

Through our novel study of The BFG, the class will be observing some simple and exciting kitchen experiments.

Electricity, involving simple circuits, switches and buzzers will be looked at, where we will be given opportunities to make simple games.

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