There is nothing like choice when it comes to home learning and my students have really enjoyed choosing their own activities from my newly created spelling activity grid.Read More »
Tag: year 5
International Day of Friendship Activities
International Day of Friendship was proclaimed by the United Nations in 2011 and this year, is celebrated on the 30th of July. Whether you are in the classroom or teaching online like me, there is is reason to miss the opportunity to celebrate friendship.Read More »
Goal Setting- My Semester Vision Board
A new semester means new goals for my students and with distance learning in the back of my mind, I had to make this fun! I’ve titled this resource as a Vision Board to encourage creativity, a positive attitude and a growth mindset.
Free Resource: Year 5 Place Value Riddle Cards
Shape and Angles Maths Challenge: Design and Build a 3D Robot
Challenge a group of Year 5 students to design and create a 3D robot and I know what you are thinking, this is an easy task and it probably won’t take too long? You would be wrong!
This task asks students to consider 2D and 3D shapes, angles, scale, measurement and mapping and it might take 5-6 lessons…here’s why!
Start The Topic With A Thinking Routine
I’ll be honest, I never really used thinking routines often in class until I had more exposure to them. Following my teacher training, my style of teaching was using textbooks and delivering knowledge but with more intel about the purposes and the benefits of using thinking routines, my style of teaching has evolved.