Hello and welcome to year 5W blog. Can you believe it, February already?
We started the week with a prior test on area and perimeter. This is to find out what we remember about them and inform Miss Power of any gaps in our knowledge so she doesn’t teach each what we already know.
Area is the space inside a shape; perimeter is the distance around the edge of a shape.
To calculate area of a rectangle you multiply the length by the width.
To calculate perimeter of a rectangle you add the length of all its sides together.
Try the game on area and perimeter.
We carried working on our talking for writing work; completing the story boards to help us remember the story. Miss Power also let us watch a film clip of a similar genre. Our job was to make notes on the similarities and differences between the stories. The purpose of this was to give us different possibilities for our own stories.
We also did some work on parenthesis and conjunctions, which we were going to include in our writing.
Following this we were given some paragraphs that we had to up level.
Pupil of the week…. is Jason for his concentrated effort and use of a thesaurus to improve the vocabulary in his writing.