5B's English page
Here you will find out what is happening in our English lessons and the spellings for each week.
New Topic: Newspaper Reports
Over the next few weeks we will be putting on our reporter hats and immersing ourselves in the world of writing newspaper reports. We will be exploring their features including: headlines, factual language and quotes. We will learn what makes an eye-catching, engaging newspaper report. Within this we will be looking at a number of SPaG areas in our new SPaG flash sessions at the start of our longer lessons on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays.
Check out these brilliant fantasy stories for year 5 children to inspire you!
The Hobbit - JRR Tolkein
Harry Potter Series - J K Rowling
Watership Down - Richard Adams
Northern Lights - Philip Pullman
Dragon Rider - Cornelia Funke
Artemis Fowl - Eoin Colfer
Mister Monday - Garth Nix
Boy in the Tower - Polly Ho-Yen
The Indian in the Cupboard series - Lynne Reid Banks
Frog Princess - E. D. Baker
Dragon’s Breath - E. D. Baker
The Boggart - Susan Cooper
Dragon books - Cressida Cowell
Harvey Angell - Diana Hendry
Dogsbody - Diana Wynne Jones
A Tale of Time City - Diana Wynne Jones
Skulduggery Pleasant - Derek Landy
Playing with Fire - Derek Landy
The Witch Trade - Michael Molly
The Dog So Small - Phillipa Pearce
Dakota of the White Flats - Philip Ridley
Scribbleboy - Philip Ridley
A Series of Unfortunate Events Lemony Snicket – Daniel Handler
Muddle Earth - Paul Stewart
This week 5B are looking at the spelling rule of adding the suffix 'ness' to root words to turn them from an adjective into a noun.
Test date: Friday 18th January