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Swanwick Primary School

Together we achieve

 

RI/HC year 5 overview new curriculum  Autumn

Spring

Summer A

Summer B

Theme

Britain at War

Carmen

 

 

 

 

 

New York

Titanic

 

Fair/unfair distribution

(Fairtrade)

Pentrich/Eyam

 

The BIG Question

Who has Britain been at war with and why?

What makes New York special and exciting?

Where does our food come from?

Where does our rubbish go?

Why is Derbyshire so special?

Why are Pentrich and Eyam famous?

Lead subject focus

A study of an aspect or theme in British history which extends chronological knowledge beyond 1066.

A study of a North or South American country.

Human geography

(Locality Study)

History

WOW!

 

 

 

 

Holocaust Centre Visit

 

Chrysler building migration- work force picture

 

Titanic film B/W

Walk to McDonald’s and discussion with staff

Kiss of Death Malcolm Rose

Visit to Eyam (Treasure Hunt)

Walk the Revolution Trail through Pentrich

Science

 

How can you black out your home’s windows?

Parachutes

MATERIALS

FORCES

 

 

Science Week?

What makes a healthy body?

 

ANIMALS INCLUDING HUMANS

How did disease spread?

 

MICROBES

D&T

What effects did rationing have on your diet?

Cook a war time recipe

What are iconic objects of New York?

Build stable structures

Design and make cup cake pin cushions

 

How could we contain the disease?

 

Boxes with lids

Should we eat locally sourced foods?

Design healthy menus for different consumers.

Consider the effect on the environment of transporting food.

End Product

Evacuees walk to railway station

Performance of Carmen

 

 

Tour guides

Emails to Mcdonalds

Play to parents?

Children write historical fiction to share via the school website based on local ghost stories/ Pentrich Revolution

Ideas

Allies and enemies WW1 and II

Blitz diaries

Wartime recipes

Gas mask instructions

Propaganda posters

Packaging drawing(perspective)

evacuation letters

Evacuation debate

Collection of primary/secondary evidence

Holocaust

Children’s lives during WWII

Posters

Music and dance of the era

Standard/metric units

 

Mini topic Boats or parachutes

Linked to science, forces.

Migration

Ellis Island powerpoints

Titanic passenger research

Titanic diaries

Art

Perspective

horizons

Architecture

Pop art Warhol /

Viktor Scheckengost

Art Deco Clarice Cliff

 building features

Guggenheim museum

Banksy’s New York Exhibition

Map work

The five boroughs Tour guides

 

Evolution of the locality natural resources why did people settle here?

Central Park  radio advert

 Ground Zero debate

Tourist letters home

Peace campaigners eg John Lennon

Beatles art

 

Mini Topic

Nelson Mandela

Shakespeare mini- topic

Macbeth

 

Questionnaire creations to send to McDonald’s

Recycling posters

Internet research

Data collection

Thank you emails to McD’s

Packaging analysis

 

 

Poetry mini topic

Narrative poetry

The lion and Albert

The Highwayman

Figurative Language

Explore local area

Independent research of local history

Plague cures

Orienteering

Local visitor (expert)

Chronology and background leading up to the plague/ revolution (historical context)

 

Landscape

Lowry

drawing/water colour painting

Floral art

(planning a budget)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Rockets mini topic

 

Genres

 

Report writing

Recount

Narratives

Evacuation stories

Instructions, writing for public information

Persuasion

Research

Playscripts (Carmen)

Formal letters

Research and information writing

Recounts

Diaries

Biographies (passengers and crew)

Formal/informal letters

Guides and leaflets

Scripts for adverts

persuasion

Instructions (recycling/ boat building)

Research

Poetry

Balanced argument/ debate (plastics)

Emails

 

Ghost stories/mysteries

Questionnaires

Note taking

Newspaper reports – The Plague

Key Literacy Focus

Expanded noun phrases

Sentence openers

Compound and complex sentences

Pronouns accurately

Verbs and adverbs

Revision of !?,

Speech marks

Relative clauses

Commas

Adverbial clauses and fronted adverbials

Standard English

Prepositions

 

Apostrophes for possession and contraction

Figurative Language

Brackets and dashes

Imperatives

Bullet points

Accurate punctuation of speech

Direct and reported speech

Dialect

Organising and linking paragraphs

Key TEXTS

Excerpts from Michael Morpurgo

Where the Poppies grow

Dunkirk- The Little Ships

War Games

Authentic wartime recipes

The Journey

 

Class Book

Boom!

 

New York

New York City Kids

Eyewitness travel New York

New York City History for kids

Kids Guide to NYC

This is New York

The Arrival Shaun Tan

 

Titanic

Story of the Titanic Steve Noon

Samson’s Journey (SEN)

Kingsley

John Lennon biography

 

Class Book

Wonder

 

Recycling

One Plastic Bag by Miranda Paul

 

The Highwayman

 

Eyam

Eyam Teachers Pack

 

Pentrich

The Pentrich Revolution by Keith Clarke

 

Tuesday

 

 

 

Class Book

Kiss of Death Malcolm Rose

Maths linked to enquiry

Coordinates

Dunkirk boat problem solving

Timelines

Metric to imperial – war time recipes

Weight – rationing

Length/ distance – bombing raids

Guy Faulkes - murder maths investigation

Time zones/ time lines

Ordering digital time

6 figure grid references

Problem solving – hot dog cart

Data handling

Boats reasoning

 

 

Data handling

Weight – food portions and sugar content, food labels

Percentages

Cures for the plague – capacity/ fractions

Orienteering maths problem solving

Resources we would like to enhance the topics

Drama performance/workshop  Carmen

 

Titanic reference books

 

 

Recycling reference books

Teacher reference pack from Eyam museum

 

Speaking and listening opportunities

 

 

Practicalities

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

artefacts

Book Holocaust centre

Resource other areas of war eg WWI/

Buy 16 copies of DK Anne Frank book

 

Buy 16 copies of the story of the Titanic (DK)

Maps of America/ New York

Buy books/ resources about New York

 

Book bus for visit to Eyam

Book museum/RI recon mission for treasure hunt photos

Organise visit to Mc Donald

Buy food for fairtrade picnic

Buy 16 copies of the Highwayman