During maths we learned about how to tell the difference between a regular an irregular polygon. We worked with a partner to sort shapes into regular and irregular polygons then named them according to the number of sides.
We made vegetable stew to imagine how the Vikings might have eaten on a winter day. We took it in turns to peel and chop the vegetables then had a taste after it was cooked.
During DT today we made baked Viking pancakes with added berries; blueberries or blackberries. We worked in groups to weigh out the ingredients and stir up the pancake batter. After the pancakes were baked we chose from honey or jam … Continued
We had a go at cooking like Vikings by making Viking bread in groups. We worked together to weigh out the ingredients and took it in turns to knead the dough. We enjoyed eating it on Friday with honey just … Continued
We are continuing our Bollywood dancing by introducing more steps into our group dances. We are also getting positive feedback from the class to improve our dancing skills.
We practised using the simple past, past progressive and perfect past tenses using a board game. We had to convert the words we landed on into one of these tenses and thought of how to incorporate into our writing. We … Continued
In Music, Year 5 are learning to sing Silent Night, accompanied by hand bells. Hopefully you will hear us perform at Christmas time.
This week we have been thinking about the Viking diet and how the seasons affected the food they ate. We researched texts about Vikings to see what we could find out about seasonality in the Viking diet by working in … Continued
Last week in Science we were separating materials… and this week we mixed them. When we mixed vinegar and bicarbonate of soda, there was a chemical reaction which we could see as the vinegar fizzed and foamed; during this reaction … Continued
In Science, we learnt how ‘mixtures’ involve combining 2 or more materials which can then be separated again. We worked in groups to see how quickly we could separate the cereal, flour, seeds and paperclips that Mrs Montgomery mixed into … Continued