Year 5 English

The Secret Garden

Summer 1 – Novel 5

This half-term Year 5 are reading a novel by Frances Hodgson Burnett.

 

 

Today, as the sun was shining, we took our class novel outside to read !

 

 

 

Today, we edited a set of poor instructions and then followed the good ones to transform our class garden.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Year 5 have worked really hard this week weeding the outdoor garden space, and today with Miss Cooper we planted sunflower seeds that she had received as a donation to our school from a charitable organisation to help start our garden off !

Watch this space for more planting updates …. 🥦🌻🥕

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The organisation that donated the seeds to us are called…

http://www.sunflowerchildrenshospicetrust.org.uk

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Look at how our garden looks before and after !

 

 

 

Oranges in No Man’s Land

Spring 2- Novel 4

This half-term Year 5 are reading a novel by Elizabeth Laird. We will be using a novel-based approach during our English lessons.

 

 

 

 

The character in our book (Ayesha) has a dilemma, which resulted in Year 5 and 6 thinking about whether or not risk taking is a good thing. We carried out a class debate and had a P4C lesson to gather our thoughts.