Y5 Spring Term Connected Curriculum Overviews

  Year 5 - Spring 1  
     

Topic Question

Core Text

V isits/Visitors

Why is Dina Asher-Smith famous?

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Ancient Greek Workshop
Interview with a History Professor from the University of Manchester

Driver and Enhancer

Experience

(linked to Global Citizenship skills)

History & DT

Olympic Games re-enactment

Key Learning

Geography

Key Learning

DT

Golden Question

(linked to British Values and SMSC)

  • World History Ancient Greece – A study of Greek life and achievements and their influence on the western world
  • Theme in British history: Legacy of Greek culture on Britain.
  • Textiles (shaping) - Making 3d relief pieces in the style of Greek pottery, depicting scenes from the first Olympic Games.

Is it right that sports people get paid more than doctors?

Key Vocabulary

legacy, enduring, impact, terrain, primary, secondary, crucial, prior, subsequent, inevitable, sculpture, shape, form, relief, replicate

How to Help at Home

Research the Olympic Games and find out about famous Olympians together; Mo Farah, Tom Daly, Usain Bolt, Sarah Storey, Dina, Asher-Smith

     

 

  Year 5 - Spring 2  
     

Topic Question

Core Text

Visits/Visitors

What is it like to live in Greece?

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Refugee Action Representative

Driver and Enhancer

Experience

(linked to Global Citizenship skills)

Geography and Art

Art sale for Refugee Action in Manchester

Key Learning

Geography

Key Learning

Art

Golden Question

(linked to British Values and SMSC)

  • Identify the environmental regions including key human characteristics – biomes, vegetation belts, types of settlement, land use, economic activity including trade links and distribution of natural resources. Compare with UK
  • Drawing: Civilization study using the paintings of Nikolas Georgoudakis

Should countries be made to accept refugees?

Key Vocabulary

topography, erosion, stack, cave, column, cliff, wave, force, friction, gravity, latitude, longitude, equator, hemisphere, Tropics of Capricorn & Cancer, Prime/Greenwich Meridian, form, shape, colour, tone

How to Help at Home

Visit an art gallery. Talk to you child about which countries our food comes from

     

 

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