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Greensted Junior School

 

Year 5 - Autumn Term

Raging Rivers

During this topic children will:

  • Investigate animals in their habitats
  • Investigate water usage and how to conserve water
  • Learn about the water cycle
  • Create our own river models
  • Investigate how a river is formed
  • Look at the safety needed around a river
  • Paint landscape paintings of the River Blackwell
  • Take a trip to Hanningfield Reservoir

Over the first half of the Autumn term, we will be reading the following book:

We use tiered Vocabulary Word Mats to develop children's use of vocabulary in their written work.

You can support your child by helping them to learning the vocabulary for the topic and completing the home learning tasks.

 

H20

During this topic children will:

  • Investigate bodies of water around the world

  • Investigate materials and their properties

  • Write instructions

Over the second half of the Autumn term, we will be reading the following book:

 

Here are some examples of children's work: