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Year 5 and 6 - Hagg Farm Residential Visit 22/0519 - 24/05/19

Autumn 1



United States of America


In the first half of the autumn term, we will be studying the United States of America as our topic.  We will be looking at its amazing history, culture, geography and climate.


We will be asking questions such as:

Who were the original Americans?

What do you know about the climate of the USA?

What do you know about the culture that has influenced the rest of the world?

Can we create Pop Art , in the style of Andy Warhol?


We we will be looking at word classes this half term and how to use them correctly in our writing . We will also be completing weekly spelling challenges .

Our class read will be reading 'Holes' by Louis Sachar; we will be using this to look at diary writing and letter writing.


This half term we will be looking at;

Place value (including decimals)

Dividing and Multipying by 10 , 100 and 1000 

Decimals numbers

Word problems (reasoning) 

Falcons running and cycling across America.

Falcons running and cycling across America. 1
The Falcons class are continuing to run across America, we have run through Virginia and into West Virginia and have just reached the aptly named town of Hurricane. Kentucky is our next target which is just over 40 miles away. 430miles achieved, 2570miles to go.

European Market - our Turkish (fruit) kebabs were a big hit.