English - Grade 5

GRADE 5

Course Outline 2019-2020 English

Term 1

Week 1 -4

Extended Narratives (stories with flashbacks/fantastical beings)

Week 5 -9

Non–Chronological report

Week 10-12

Poetry (description)

Week 13-14

Poetry- (Narrative techniques)

Week 15

 Revise and Review

Term 2

Week 1-3

Persuasive – Adverts

Week 4-8

Plays – Film narrative

Week 9-11

Recount – Diaries (biographies)

Week 12

 Revise and Review

Term 3

Week 1-4

Advertising/Persuasion (Brochure)

Week 5-7

Autobiography

Week 8

Revision Week

Textbooks

  • Treasure House - Spelling Skills Pupil Book 6
  • Treasure House - Vocabulary, Grammar and Punctuation Skills Pupil Book 6
  • Treasure House - Composition Skills Pupil Book 6
  • Treasure House - Comprehension Skills Pupil Book 6
  • Sherlock Holmes: The Norwood Mystery - Oxford Dominoes
  • An Elephant in the Garden - Michael Morpurgo

English Language Assessments:

The final grade for the course will be calculated based on:

Class work- 30%

Spelling/Dictation- 5%

Assessments- 15%

Exam/Evaluation- 50%

Multiple forms of assessments, both formal and informal, will be used to gain knowledge about a student’s level of understanding.  Assessments will be in the form of assignments, projects, quizzes (announced or unannounced), observations, group work, homework, class work, participation, tests and exams.  All formal test dates will be posted on the communicator.

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