Class 5 update

Class 5 have been working on poetry in English this week, studying two classic poems – ‘Eldorado’ (Poe) and ‘Before the Hunt’ (Williams). They have been writing their own verses in the style of these poets, as well as learning about important poetic devices such as rhyming couplets, repetition, refrain and similes.

 

In Maths, we have been honing our skills in multiplying and dividing decimal numbers by 10, 100 and 1000. In Science we learned about the solar system and carried out an activity outside using a large coil of rope, to predict and then represent the relative distance of the Earth from the Sun. In topic, we learned about some features of the local coastline, such as Hengistbury Head, Alum Chine, Sandbanks and Durdle Door. We also studied the key difference between a bay and a cove. We are really looking forward to our visit to Chesil Beach next Friday!