Our learning journey lead us to start looking at significant events in different civilisations and the effect that they had on society both then and now. Some significant events we looked at in Cambodia’s history were The Construction of Angkor Wat, The Fall of Angkor, French Colonialism, and the Khmer Rouge. After looking at these events we then needed to try to see how they impacted society at the time, and if there were any lasting impacts.
After doing this together as a class, we then split into our working groups to look at significant events in the Egyptian, Aztec, Mongol, and Roman civilisations and what lasting effects that they had. The results surprised us all!
In Y6, children had great fun randomly selecting differentiated ratio questions out from a hat, and working together to solve the problems. If you picked this question out could you solve it?
"A fruit drink is made by mixing 60ml of orange juice with 180ml of pineapple juice. What is the ratio of orange juice to pineapple juice in its simplest form?"
Towards the end of the week learners began their introduction to algebra by solving fun problems where numbers were replaced by images. Can you solve this grid below?
This week in literacy Y5 have been developing our sentences using adverbs, adjectives and additional clauses to make our writing more interesting. We looked at existing texts and used ideas from these to improve our work from our Big Write. We found that choosing an appropriate adverb or adjective can be a tricky task as it can change the entire meaning of the sentence!
Stars of the Week
I am a star for showing resilience and adaptability in learning journey.
I'm a star for being principled and resilient with my reading this week.
I'm a star for being a superb thinker and writing a detailed and interesting discussion text.
I am a star for showing high levels of thinking skills and resilience during the debates