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Year 5 - Chestnut

The Highwayman by Alfred Noyle - 12.10.18

In our comprehension lesson today, we looked at The Highwayman by Alfred Noyle.  We watched an animation to accompany the text which is linked below.

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZqLZ7-pvez4

Brian Pollard Visit - 19.09.18

Bronze Age Dartmoor Trip - 13.09.18

We're just back from a trip to Dartmoor as we are learning about the transition from the Stone Age into the Bronze Age.  Mr Johnson (a history expert!) came with us and explained to us what sort of animals were around in pre-historic times: wild bore (pigs with tusks) elk, packs of wolves, brown bear, mammoths and sabre-tooth tiger!  At the start of this period, people ate nuts, berries and any meat that they could hunt but by the end, Iron Age people were farming and could make clothes out of animal skin, sheep's wool and leather.  They were also able to make bread as they grew crops like wheat.

We had a fantastic day and learned a lot!

By Emma B

Homework - 06.09.18

 

Welcome to the Chestnut class page. We hope everyone has had an enjoyable summer break.  The children certainly seem raring to go this year.

 

Homework in year 5 is usually given out on a Friday and will be posted on the 'Homework' page which you can access by clicking the link above.  This week, the children have been asked to cover their new homework books.  If you have any problems, please let us know.

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