Year 5

This half term we will be learning about the changes in humans as we develop into old age.  We will be drawing timelines to indicate the stages in growth and development.  We will also be working scientifically by researching the gestation periods of other animals and comparing them with humans; by finding out and recording the length and mass of a baby as it grows.  We will continue  with our topic Macbeth in English lessons to develop our writing, grammar and drama skills. In Maths our focus will be measurement, where we will convert between different units of metric measure and calculate the volume of shapes.

To understand the human life cycle

BBC - KS2 Bitesize Science - Human life cycles : Read
Human life cycles - Read. There are 6 stages in the human life cycle: Foetus. At this time, a baby is growing inside it's mum's womb. Baby. A baby is born after spending 9 months inside the womb.

For support with grammar

BBC - KS2 Bitesize English - Spelling & grammar
KS2 English activities, games, tests and notes on spelling and grammar, including how to use punctuation, adjectives, adverbs and nouns

For support with measurement

BBC - KS2 Bitesize Maths - Measures : Read
A key stage 2 revision and recap resource for Maths measures.
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