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End of Year Expectations

for Year 5

 

Writing

 

  • Add phrases to make sentences more precise and detailed.
  • Use range of sentence openers – judging the impact or effect needed.
  • Begin to adapt sentence structure to text type.
  • Use pronouns to avoid repetition.
  • Indicate degrees of possibility using adverbs (e.g. perhaps, surely) or modal verbs (e.g. might, should, will).
  • Use the following to indicate parenthesis:
    • brackets
    • dashes
    • comma
  • Use commas to clarify meaning or avoid ambiguity.
  • Link clauses in sentences using a range of subordinating and coordinating conjunctions.
  • Use verb phrases to create subtle differences (e.g. she began to run).
  • Consistently organize into paragraphs.
  • Link ideas across paragraphs using adverbials of time (e.g. later), place (e.g. nearby) and number (e.g. secondly).
  • Write legibly, fluently and with increasing speed.

Reading

 

  • Summarise main points of an argument or discussion within their reading and make up own mind about issue/s.
  • Compare between two texts
  • Appreciate that people use bias in persuasive writing.
  • Appreciate how two people may have a different view on the same event.
  • Draw inferences and justify with evidence from the text.
  • Vary voice for direct or indirect speech.
  • Recognise clauses within sentences.
  • Explain how and why a writer has used clauses to add information to a sentence.
  • Use more than one source when carrying out research.
  • Create a set of notes to summarise what has been read.

End of Year 5 Expectations for English

Adventure Stories

 

We are writing exciting stories about an adventure in space.  Our characters all have challenges to face.  What will they do?  

Sean

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Oliver.mp4

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Millie.mp4

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Mia.mp4

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Lucia's sci-fi .mp4

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Lacey .mp4

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Kingsley.mp4

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Jacob.mp4

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Flora.mp4

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Ellie

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Ellie

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Ella Sci-fi Story.mp4

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Eleanor sci fi.mp4

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Charlie.mp4

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Bethany.mp4

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Ben.mp4

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Aleesha.mp4

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Stargazers Poems

 

This term we have written poems inspired by a journey through space.  We are also writing an explanation of how a bottle rocket flies.  

Stargazers Poem

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Stargazers poem

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Stargazers poem

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Stargazers poem

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Stargazers poem

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Stargazers poem

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Stargazers poem

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Stargazers poem

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Stargazers poem

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Stargazers poem

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Stargazers poem

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Stargazers poems

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Stargazers poem

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Stargazers poem

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Stargazer poem

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