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GRADE 5D - UPTOWN SCHOOL

Wednesday, 20th May 2015

SET: Wednesday, 20th May 2015

DUE: Wednesday, 27th May 2015



UNIT OF INQUIRY/EXHIBITION: Weekly Reflection

During this week you should reflect on your Exhibition by completing the following sentences on you smore flyer:


I changed my attitude about ...

I became more aware of ...

I was surprised about ...

I felt ...

I related to ...

I demonstrated empathy by ...


Deadline: Wednesday, 27th May 2015



LANGUAGE TASK: ACTION element for your board

On your Exhibition board, you will need to have a write-up about your action. Was it SMART action? Your write-up should include the 5 SMART elements as well as evidence such as photos, leaflets, posters, learning technology or anything that was used to promote your action.


S pecific to a particular audience.

M easurable - How do you know that you have made a difference?

A chievable - Can it be achieved?

R elevant to your topic.

T ime-bound - Was your time-frame realistic?


Deadline: Wednesday, 27th May 2015



MATHEMATICS TASK: Mathematics element for your board

There is an expectation that every board has at least one Maths component. What will yours be? How will you present it or share you knowledge/information/maths learning?


Deadline: Wednesday, 27th May 2015

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Thursday, 14th May 2015

SET: Thursday, 14th May 2015

DUE: Monday, 18th May or Wednesday, 20th May 2015


UNIT OF INQUIRY/EXHIBITION: Weekly Reflection

During this week you should complete two separate additions to you smore flyer:


1. Learner Profile

What aspects of the LEARNER PROFILE have you shown/used using your Exhibition work this week.


2. Change?

If there was one REALLY BIG thing that you wanted to change in the world (connected to your Exhibition lines of inquiry), what would it be? Explain your answer/reasons.


Deadline: Monday, 18th May 2015



COMPETITION: DESIGN THE EXHIBITION T-SHIRT (optional)

Would you like to see your creativity displayed on the t-shirts worn by all Grade 5 students at this year's Exhibition? If you would, get designing! Students can submit their design anytime before the closing date for theirs to be considered.


Competition closing date: Wednesday, 20th May 2015



LANGUAGE TASK: Information Report

On your Exhibition board, you will need to include at least one information report (per person in your group).


If you haven't already done so, choose one of the questions that you have completed your research on. Draft and publish a final version that would be ready to put up on your board. Please make sure you check and edit your report.

Deadline: Wednesday, 20th May 2015



MATHEMATICS TASK: Revision

Complete the Revision Pages (p152 and p153) from your Targeting Maths (5) Book - the pages are also attached below. You can complete your tasks in your (small) yellow maths book, on paper or on a GoogleDoc.


Please record (list) any areas of difficulty when you have completed the questions.


Deadline: Wednesday, 20th May 2015

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Thursday, 7th May 2015

SET: Thursday, 7th April 2015

DUE: Monday, 11th May and Wednesday, 13th May 2015


LANGUAGE TASK: Letter Writing

Pretend that you need to set up an appointment with Mr. Ingham to discuss or interview him about a particular part of your Exhibition.


Write a formal letter to set up this possible meeting. Think about the words you use and necessary part of a formal letter. You letter should be typed on a GoogleDoc and share to Mr. Ingham's GoogleDrive (ringham@uptownschool.net)

Deadline: Wednesday, 13th May 2015



MATHEMATICS TASK: Representing Data

Complete the Mr Jones' Home Improvement word problems (on the sheet below). You can print the sheet if you wish, or answer them on the computer and email to Mr. Ingham when complete.

Deadline: Wednesday, 13th May 2015



UNIT OF INQUIRY/EXHIBITION: Weekly Reflection

During this week you should complete two separate additions to you smore flyer:


1. Let's talk about ACTION!

What type of action do you plan on doing? How do you think it may affect your community?


2. Key Concept Questions

As you are following your lines of inquiry and working through your questions (in your group and with your mentor, teacher or specialists) explain at least one new thing that you have learnt about your topic.


Don't forget to use/think about the learner profile and attitudes when you are writing your reflections.


Deadline: Monday, 11th May 2015



COMPETITION: DESIGN THE EXHIBITION T-SHIRT (optional)

Would you like to see your creativity displayed on the t-shirts worn by all Grade 5 students at this year's Exhibition? If you would, get designing! Students can submit their design anytime before the closing date for theirs to be considered.


Competition closing date: Wednesday, 20th May 2015

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Thursday, 30th April 2015

SET: Thursday, 30th April 2015

DUE: Wednesday, 6th May 2015


LANGUAGE TASK: Exhibition Words

Find 20 words (minimum) that represent your Exhibition topic. Be creative with your choices - What words have you found yourself using in connection to your inquiry this week? Make sure they are spelt correctly!


Present you words on in 'Wordle' word cloud - www.wordle.net

Deadline: Wednesday, 6th May 2015



MATHEMATICS TASK: Representing Data

Complete the table on the Gathering/Representing sheets by identifying the letter used in the first names of students in 5D (if you haven't already done so in class) then using a spreadsheet program, either Excel (PC), Numbers (Mac) of Sheets (GoogleDrive), create a table that you can use to create graphs and charts. Try to make at least two as this will allow you to reflect on which is the best to represent your data. Remember to share what the chart/graphs shows by writing a sentence about each one.


Deadline: Wednesday, 6th May 2015



UNIT OF INQUIRY/EXHIBITION: Weekly Reflection

Ensure, before Sunday, that you have reflected about what you and your group have achieved during this week. What Went Well? Even Better If?


You reflection should be written on your smore flyer, and should be (at least 60 - 100 words).


Deadline: Sunday, 3rd May 2015



COMPETITION: DESIGN THE EXHIBITION T-SHIRT (optional)

Would you like to see your creativity displayed on the t-shirts worn by all Grade 5 students at this year's Exhibition? If you would, get designing! Students can submit their design anytime before the closing date for theirs to be considered.


Competition closing date: Wednesday, 20th May 2015