I just wanted to take the opportunity to thank you all for making my first parents evening at Coton so enjoyable! During the meetings a few parents expressed difficulties with relying upon their children taking spellings home. Therefore, it was suggested that I could provide the list online. I have attached the files as a PDF and the rule is explained at the top of each weekly list as a point of reference.
As a reminder, the extra spellings are the next 5 spellings that are not coloured in (in the back of reading diaries).
Year 4 Spellings
Year 5 Spellings
Please take a moment to have a look at some of the great things that The Hardworking Hazels have already been busy doing during the first few weeks of this half term.
In English, we are currently focusing on Slam Poetry. At the end of this week, we hope to have our own Slam Poetry competition where we will recite our poems in battle!
We are making so much progress in Maths, with all of Hardworking Hazels mastering written methods of addition and subtraction.
The Bug Hotel designs are coming along beautifully. We have analysed existing products, applied what we have learnt to our own designs and are now developing a group proposal. Busy times!
The Year 5’s have also been busy, on Thursday afternoons, doing Science. Classifying living things, classifying the class and finding out how we can identify if something is living.
As you can see, we are clearly living up to our name!
English: Poetry, Explanations, Instructions, Suspense and Mystery and a study of A Christmas Carol.
Mathematics: Number and Place Value, Addition and Subtraction, Multiplication and Division, Fractions, Decimals and Measurement.
Science: Living Things and Humans.
Topic: Spotlight on Derby.
R.E: Why is the Bible so important for Christians today?
P.E: Ball handling skills.
Grammar and Punctuation: Words types and functions.
Design Technology: Bug Hotel.
Art: A study of Joseph Wright of Derby.
PHSE: Developing confidence and friendships.