Primary 5 News

Welcome to Milepost 2.  

Please check this news page regularly for reminders, updates, news and photos about our learning journey. 

Try using these prompts with your child to find out more about the learning below: 'Tell me...',  'Show me...', 'Talk to me about...'.  




Hokkaido Cafe

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Food - Whole School Exit Point - Mother Tongue

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On Wednesday afternoon we had a whole school Exit Point for IPC Units that were all linked to food.
The Exit points were run by parents and conducted in the mother tongue of the various groups of language speakers that we have here at 
Sakhalin International School.


    


      



  




Term 1 Week 8

posted 15 Oct 2017, 23:50 by Primary 5 Teacher   [ updated 15 Oct 2017, 23:50 ]

In Literacy, we will continue with Non- Narrative Report Writing

Knowledge
To know the main features of a Non-Narrative Report
  • Heading
  • Introductory/Opening sentence - What the report will be about
  • Sub Heading
  • Paragraph based on a theme
  • Technical vocabulary
  • Use of present tense

Skills
To be able to write a descriptive sentence about the feature of a creature
To be able to use conjunctions to extend a sentence so it has more than one clause
To be able to write a paragraph about a theme
To be able to write a Non-Chronological Report


Understanding
To understand that the tone of a Non-chronological Report is as though an expert has written it





Maths, will continue with Addition and Subtraction with this weeks focus being on Subtraction

Knowledge
To know the value of each digit in a 4-digit number

Skills
To be able to use decomposition to subtract, with exchange between 1 or 2 columns
To be able to estimate what the answer to a subtraction question will be
To be able to use addition to check a subtraction question (inverse operation)
To be able to use counting up to subtract
To be able to select an efficient strategy for a particular subtraction





IPC What's on The Menu? - Survival
This week will be a reflection of the skills and learning in the unit over the last 6 weeks

Children will have the opportunity to share the knowledge that they have gained through the unit as well the chance to go back and look at their learning to suggest improvements.

We will also talk to the children about their understanding of various aspects of the unit including how and why things change over time and to think about the advantages and disadvantages of global foods.


Home Learning- Mathletics and Reading Eggs

posted 15 Oct 2017, 18:35 by Primary 5 Teacher   [ updated 15 Oct 2017, 18:36 ]

The only home learning to be set this week will be Reading Eggs and Mathletics.
We will be reflecting on spellings and maths in school this week as part of our reflection week.
During this time we will look at all of the spelling patterns covered as well as a review of addition and subtraction.



Mathletics Certificates

posted 15 Oct 2017, 18:32 by Primary 5 Teacher   [ updated 15 Oct 2017, 18:33 ]

Well done to Primary 5 students again this week for gaining certificates in Mathletics.
Very special congratulations to 2 of our students who achieved Silver certificates this week showing great resilience in their learning.

It is great to see more students up here this week.


Term 1 Week 7

posted 10 Oct 2017, 16:36 by Primary 5 Teacher   [ updated 10 Oct 2017, 16:36 ]

In Literacy, we will be learning to write Non-Chronological Reports

Reading Comprehension
For children to read and discuss a wide range of fiction poetry, plays, non-fiction and reference books or textbooks that are structures in different ways

Grammar
To be able to correctly punctuate direct speech


Knowlege
To know the main features of Non-Chronological Report 

Skills
To be able to extend sentences
To be able to create  setting
To be able to construct paragraphs about a theme
To be able to organise ideas a Non-Chronological Report


Understanding
To understand how the layout of a Non-Chronological Report helps the reader

Maths
This week we will continue our Addition and Subtraction learning

Knowledge
To know the value of each digit in a 4 digit number

Skills
To be able to add and subtract 3 digit numbers using place value
To be able to add and subtract 4 digit numbers using place value
To be able to add and subtract near multiples from a 3 digit number 

Understanding
to understand how using known number facts can help with addition and subtraction

IPC we will continue with our unit What's on the Menu - survival
This week we will be focussing on History

Knowledge
Know about the main events, dates and characteristics of the past societies they have studied

Skills
To be able to gather information from simple sources
To be able to give reasons for particular events and changes

Understanding
To use their  knowledge and understanding to answer simple questions about the past and about changes

Happy Birthday!

posted 10 Oct 2017, 15:50 by Primary 5 Teacher   [ updated 10 Oct 2017, 15:50 ]

Another birthday celebration in Primary 5!

Thank you for celebrating with your friends.



Mathletics Certificates

posted 10 Oct 2017, 15:45 by Primary 5 Teacher   [ updated 10 Oct 2017, 15:48 ]

Here are our certificate winners for this week.
Well done lots of maths skills being developed at home and having fun!






Mathletics

posted 2 Oct 2017, 22:51 by Primary 5 Teacher   [ updated 2 Oct 2017, 22:52 ]

Here are the champions from last week!


Well done super mathletes!

Term 1 Week 6

posted 2 Oct 2017, 22:47 by Primary 5 Teacher   [ updated 2 Oct 2017, 22:48 ]

Literacy:
Myths and Legends
We have a setting, we have a monster, we have a hero!
Now we are going to make a story map and write a story

We will then review and edit stories to improve the language grammar and punctuation.

Knowledge
  • To know the main features of a myth
Skills
  • To be able to plan a story using a story map
  • To be able to write a story with a beginning, middle and end
  • To be able to spell words with silent letters o, h and c
  • To be able to read and discuss a range of fiction and poetry that are structured in different ways
  • To be able to ask questions to improve an understanding of a text
Understanding
  • To understand how to construct an answer using  the language of the question



Maths:
We continue with our learning of Addition and Subtraction

Knowledge
  • To know the value of each number in 4 digit numbers
Skills 
  • To be able to add two 3 digit numbers using compact written addition
  • To be able to add three 3 digit numbers using compact written addition
  • To be able to count up to subtract
  • To be able to use addition to check subtraction calculations

Understanding
  • To be apply learning of place value to read numbers and complete calculations involving crossing 10's and 100's

IPC: 
We will continue with our unit What's on the Menu - Survival
This week we will continue with our Geography learning and start our History topic

Knowledge
To know how the nature of particular localities affect the lives of the people who live there


Skills
  • To be able to use maps at a variety of scales to locate and position geographical features of particular localities
  • To be able to gather information from simple sources
Understanding
  • To understand how places fit into a wider geographical context
  • To understand that the past can be considered in terms of different time periods

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