Welcome to Year 5
The class teacher is Mrs Stewart and the teaching assistant is Mrs Manders.
This week’s spellings focus on a selected group of homophones. They will be tested on Friday 14th March and can be found below with a hint to their meaning:
Spelling tip: ‘ow’ can make a long sound ‘o’ sound (slow) or a short ‘o’ sound (now).
how’s (how is?)
Spelling tip: ‘ou’ can make a sound like ‘ow’ (e.g. flour-flower). There are many of these words.
house (to accommodate)
aloud (out loud)
Spelling tip: ‘ou’ can make a sound like short ‘o’.
poring (studying closely)
morning (before noon)
You can access all of the spelling patterns that will be taught throughout Year 5 and 6 as well as the statutory spelling list at this link – Year 5/6 Spelling
This half term we are continuing to look at fractions before using this knowledge to inform our learning on working with decimal numbers. For further reading on fractions, have a look at the BBC Bitesize website.