Churchlands Primary School

Term 3 2017

Year 5 Room 17

Class Teacher:          Paula Thompson


Spelling – fortnightly class lists and personal spelling cards are in the students folders to be practiced at home.

Writing – our focus is on narrative and persuasive genres using the 7 steps for successful writing. We will be looking at the text structures and language features of report writing focusing on correct paragraphing and writing a ‘chapter book’ is our home project for this term.

Reading – guided reading in small groups, partner reading and silent reading is happening on a daily basis in our classroom. Reading at home daily is expected.


Using the the enVision Program, we will be covering measurement and geometry this term.  Mathletics on line will be used for homework, along with times tables recall practice.


The content for this semester is biological science.


The focus this semester will be on health, safety and wellbeing.


Mental Maths             Mental maths books to be brought in on Fridays for the test

PE                               Mondays and Fridays

Library                        Monday: students need their library bags to borrow books

Art                               Thursday: every student needs an art shirt

Music                          Wednesday

Please don’t hesitate to ask if you have any questions.