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Year 5 Literacy

# TOPIC TITLE
1 Advanced Dictionary Use Advanced Dictionary Use
Objective: To use dictionaries by identifying all the information provided. To use a thesaurus.
2 Nouns Proper Nouns
Objective: To show a proper noun is used to name a person, place or a title.
3 Apostrophe – Possession Apostrophe – Possession
Objective: To use the apostrophe of possession correctly.
4 Clauses Clauses
Objective: To identify and use clauses including adjectival, adverbial and noun clauses.
5 Sentence Improvement Sentence Improvement
Objective: To construct expressive sentences by using adjectives, adverbs, phrases and clauses.
6 Variety of Expression Sentence Construction
Objective: To construct expressive and precise sentences to improve meaning.
7 Sentence Structure Part a Subject and Predicate
Objective: To identify the subject and predicate within a sentence and to understand they are the two main parts of a sentence.
8 Adjectives Adjectives
Objective: To show an adjective is a word that describes a noun.
9 Phrases Phrases
Objective: To identify and use phrases including adjectival and adverbial phrases.
10 Sentence Improvement Sentence Improvement
Objective: To construct expressive sentences by using adjectives, adverbs, phrases and clauses.
11 Variety of Expression Sentence Construction
Objective: To construct expressive and precise sentences to improve meaning.
12 Thanks and goodbye Adjectives
Objective: Learn the use of adjectives.
13 Prefixes Prefixes
Objective: The identify and use prefixes.
14 Suffixes Suffixes
Objective: The identify and use suffixes.
15 Advanced Dictionary Use Advanced Dictionary Use
Objective: To use dictionaries by identifying all the information provided. To use a thesaurus.
16 Plurals Plurals 3 – Unusual
Objective: To create unusual plurals: for words ending in ‘o’; by changing the vowels or by adding letters.
17 Plurals Plurals 4 – Unusual
Objective: To use nouns whose singular and plural forms are the same. To use compound noun plurals.
18 Plurals of Foreign Nouns Plurals 5 – Foreign
Objective: To form plurals of foreign nouns.
19 Similes and Metaphors Similes and Metaphors
Objective: To identify and use similes and metaphors.
20 Figurative Language Symbolism and Personification
Objective: To identify, and make use of, symbolism and personification.
21 Figurative Language Onomatopoeia, Assonance and Alliteration
Objective: To identify, and make use of, onomatopoeia, assonance, and alliteration.
22 Review of Figures of Speech Review of Figures of Speech
Objective: To identify multiple uses of figures of speech within writing.
23 Similes and Metaphors Similes and Metaphors
Objective: To identify and use similes and metaphors.
24 Figurative Language Symbolism and Personification
Objective: To identify, and make use of, symbolism and personification.
25 Figurative Language Onomatopoeia, Assonance and Alliteration
Objective: To identify, and make use of, onomatopoeia, assonance, and alliteration.
26 Review of Figures of Speech Review of Figures of Speech
Objective: To identify multiple uses of figures of speech within writing.
27 Verbs – Active and Passive voice Verbs – Active and Passive voice
Objective: To identify and use active and passive voice.
28 There’s a … It’s famous!
Objective: Students will increase their vocabulary, develop their reading skills and practise using the verb ‘to be’.
29 There’s a … There are lots of things in my town.
Objective: Students will increase their reading comprehension skills and their vocabulary. They will also become familiar with the use of ‘There is …’ and ‘There are …’.
30 Hobbies and Festivals Collecting things
Objective: Students will develop their reading skills and increase their vocabulary. They will learn the verb ‘to have’. They will also learn to use ‘this’ and ‘these’ correctly.
31 Hobbies and Festivals My favourite festival
Objective: Students will build vocabulary; begin to use conjunctions ‘and’, ‘but’ or ‘because’.
32 What can you do? Letter to a penfriend
Objective: Students will be able to read and understand an informal letter and use the present tense of ‘can’ and ‘can’t’.
33 What can you do? Have you got everything?
Objective: Students will read and comprehend a written text using ‘have’, ‘haven’t got’, ‘but’ or ‘and’.
34 A visit to the Zoo About Koalas
Objective: Students will be able to answer questions about the text, identify the target language point ‘like’ + the infinitive) and distinguish between simple facts and opinions.
35 A visit to the Zoo I’m a zookeeper.
Objective: Students will be able to answer comprehension questions on reading, increase their vocabulary and use the frequency adverbs, ‘always’, ‘sometimes’, ‘often’ and ‘never’.
36 What do you want to do? Big Dreams
Objective: Students will be able to answer comprehension questions, increase their vocabulary and be able to use ‘want’ + the infinitive in positive and negative sentences, and in a question.
37 What do you want to do? Fruit Bowl
Objective: Students will be able to read and understand the text, to answer questions and to notice the use of the imperative form.
38 It’s going to be fun! It’s going to be fantastic!
Objective: Students will develop their comprehension skills by reading, and listening to, a story. They will learn how to talk about the future using the verb ‘to go + the infinitive’.
39 It’s going to be fun! What’s on the menu?
Objective: Students will develop their comprehension skills by reading various menus. They will also learn to ask questions politely.
40 We are all doing things! I’m having a great time!
Objective: Students will develop their comprehension skills by reading a letter which focuses on the use of the present continuous tense.
41 We are all doing things! Who can help me?
Objective: Students will develop their comprehension skills by reading a story in which requests for help are made.
42 To Australia and Back! Getting There!
Objective: Students will develop their comprehension skills by reading a text about travel plans. They will also learn about coordinate conjunctions.
43 To Australia and Back! I came back!
Objective: Students will develop their comprehension skills by reading a text in which Chen talks about going home to China. They will also revise the simple past tense.
44 Famous People Bruce Lee
Objective: Students will develop their comprehension skills by reading a text about Bruce Lee. They will also practise the use of the simple past tense and learn more irregular verbs.
45 Famous People Alexander Bell
Objective: Students will develop their comprehension skills by reading a text about Alexander Bell. They will also learn how to use ‘could’ and ‘couldn’t’, and review questions using ‘Wh’ words.
46 Finding Buster! Finding Buster! – A Movie Review
Objective: Students will develop their reading comprehension skills and increase their vocabulary by reading a movie review. They will also learn how to use the conjunction ‘because’ to answer ‘why’ questions.
47 Finding Buster! I’m going to be busy!
Objective: Students will develop their reading comprehension skills by reading a story about plans for the weekend. They will revise the use of the verb ‘to go’ in the present tense + the infinitive to talk about the future.
48 Mnemonics Spelling – Mnemonics
Objective: To identify and use mnemonics to assist in correct spelling.
49 Essay Writing 2 Essay Writing 2
Objective: To develop and write essays.
50 Capitalisation Capital Letters 1
Objective: To use capital letters correctly: to begin sentences, for proper nouns.
51 Punctuation Sentence Endings
Objective: To use full-stops, question marks, exclamation marks and capital letters correctly.
52 Capitalisation Capital Letters 2
Objective: To use capital letters correctly: in titles and letters.
53 Punctuation Commas 1
Objective: To use commas: to list, to make meaning clear, and when writing the date.
54 Common Errors Common Errors in spelling and punctuation
Objective: To identify and eliminate common errors.
55 Common Errors Common Errors in writing
Objective: To identify and eliminate common errors.
56 Common Errors Common Errors in verb usage, spelling and punctuation
Objective: To identify and eliminate common errors.
57 Spelling Skills Word Usage
Objective: To correctly choose words with similar spelling, sound and meaning.
58 Vocabulary Development Vocabulary
Objective: To identify and use better words than ‘got’ and ‘said’.
59 Sentence Improvement Sentence Improvement
Objective: To construct expressive sentences by using adjectives, adverbs, phrases and clauses.
60 Commas 2 Commas 2
Objective: To use commas: to separate places, to separate clauses within sentences, and when using direct speech.
61 Parts of Speech Part b Conjunctions
Objective: To identify and use conjunctions correctly.
62 Conjunctions – Sentences Conjunctions – Sentences
Objective: To use conjunctions to increase the variety of sentence structure in written expression.
63 Verbs – Active and Passive voice Verbs – Active and Passive voice
Objective: To identify and use active and passive voice.
64 Variety of Expression Sentence Construction
Objective: To construct expressive and precise sentences to improve meaning.