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Whats On In Year 5
Term 3, 2017
Term Three in Year 5 will be another busy and exciting time for all. The Inquiry Unit of work throughout the term is “Our Place in Space”. Our study of the solar system will include the order of planets, constellations, day and night, gravity and many other space phenomena. The unit will focus heavily on scientific thinking. Tasks will include group projects, research and multiple intelligence activities.
Our major writing focus for Term 3 will be recounts and poetry. Formal whole class sessions will focus on a variety of SMART spelling and grammar rules. CAFE Reading will continue throughout the year. Please encourage your child to read at home each night for around twenty minutes and discuss their reading goal with them.
During maths clinics this term, we will be concentrating on fractions and decimals, multiplication and division and a range of strategies to solve worded math problems. In class, we will continue our work on direction, volume and capac…