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Year 5 - 2014-2015

Welcome to Class 3 & 4 - Year 5 

 

Miss E Lancaster

Teaching Assistant

Miss V Spence

Teacher Class 3

Miss S Foster

Teacher Class 4

Mrs S Shurmer

Teaching Assistant

 

Important Information

 

PE Day: Friday. Please ensure your child has their PE kit with them every Friday for PE in the afternoon.

 

Homework: Spelling homework is given on a Monday

Maths homework is given on a Tuesday

ALL homework is to be completed and handed in by FRIDAY.

 

Reading: as reading is a priority in upper KS2 we ask that the children are reading at home with you at least 3 times a week.

 

Maths Booster: Tuesday after school 3-4

Writing Club: Thursday afterschool 3-4

Choir: Thursday after school 3-4

 

 

 

 

Parents - What you can do to help at home.

 

To help your child make the best progress you can listen to your child read at home and follow this reading response card to help them explore the text further.

Word Reading

AFW

  • An ellipsis / bracket / apostrophe /semi-colon / colon / dash is used on page ….. It has been used because….

Comprehension

Fiction

AFC

  • Summarise the story in five sentences.
  • Draw a story map of the main events.
  • The character changed in the story because….
  • I enjoyed the character of………because…
  • I did not like the character of ……because
  • The most exciting/scary/funny part of the book was when…because…
  • The part of the story I did not enjoy was when…..because……
  • Describe the appearance and personality of a character from the book and how this affects the events.
  • A new word I read was ……… and it means…
  • A fact in this book was that……An opinion in this book was that …

Comprehension

Non-Fiction

AFC

  • I found out that…I also found out that…
  • The most interesting facts were that…
  • Make a table to collate information about one aspect of the book e.g. one country, animal.  
  • A fact in this book was that……An opinion in this book was that …

Inference

AFI

  • The message / moral in this book was…
  • The author was trying to persuade the reader that…
  • I could tell something good / awful / scary was going to happen because it said…… on page…. It also said ….. on page ….(Refer to different parts in the story)

Language for Effect

AFLE

  • The author uses irony / sarcasm / insincerity / mockery on page……when he writes…..
  • A word I liked in the book was...It means…
  • An example of figurative language used in the book was……..

Themes and Conventions

AFT

  • A caption explains………….There is a caption on page….
  • A label names …………There is a label on page ……
  • The contents page………..
  • The glossary explains……….In this book ……is in the glossary and it means………
  • The Title tells the reader……
  • A subtitle tells the reader………There is one on page…
  • The genre of this book is……
  • I liked the opening / ending of this book because….
  • A turning point in the story was when…because…
  • There was a flashback / flash-forward in the story on page….. I

thought this was effective because….

 

 


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