YEAR 5B - Mr Beesley 2017 - 2018
Welcome to Year 5B
Class Teacher – Mr Beesley Teaching Assistants – Mrs Young
This half term our topic is.....
Anglo Saxons and Scots
and we will be asking the question...
How did the battling Britons invade, settle and create kingdoms?
As Technical people we will use the internet to research aspects of the Anglo Saxon and Scottish period. We will present our learning in a medium of choice e.g. powerpoint/ word. We will also develope our understanding of excel and coding.
As Historians we will find out about life between the early Anglo Saxon period and Scotland in the middle ages. We will create a timeline about the period and focus on a number of historic events.
As Geographers we will look at invasions and settlements from the time period.
As Designers we will create our own paintings based on Anglo Saxon and Scottish culture.
As Readers we will use our skimming, scanning and comprehension skills to reasearch facts about where the Anglo Saxons came from.
As Writers we will write an explanation showing our understanding of Anglo Saxons and medieval Scottish life.
As Skilfull people we will research and ask questions on different aspects of medieval life. We will use speaking, listening, enquiring and researching to understand how the Anglo Saxons communicated.
The questions we will be investigating on this topic are;
Who were the Anglo Saxons and Scots?
Where did they come from?
Why did they stay?
How did they communicate?
Do you believe in legends?
Please make sure you practice your spelling and times tables as there will be a test every Friday.
Please ensure that your child brings in their reading book everyday and make sure they bring in their PE kit every Monday and take it home every Friday to be washed.
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