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Dungannon Primary School

Primary Five

Welcome to Mrs Alexander's Primary Five Class!

Literacy - April - June 2018

Language & Literacy – During Term 3

Writing Units


Explore the main issues of a story by writing a story about a dilemma and the issues it raises for its character.

Write an alternative ending of a known story and discuss how this would change the reader’s view of the characters and events of the original story.

Organise writing in paragraphs using clear chronological stages.


Design an advertisement, such as a poster or radio jingle on paper or on screen for an imaginary product.

Sentence Level Work

Know the difference between a phrase and a clause.

Identify common punctuation marks; commas, speech marks, semi colons, dashes and hyphens.

Understand how the grammar of a sentences alters when the sentences type is altered e.g. when a statement is made into a question, a question becomes and order, a positive statement is made negative.

Use adverbs and conjunctions in sentences.

Word Level

Develop understanding of homographs.

Develop knowledge of prefixes and suffixes.

Know and recognise words with common roots e.g. advent, invent, prevent.

Numeracy - April - June 2018

Mathematics & Numeracy – During Term 3

We will be learning to:


Count forwards and backwards in multiples of 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9 within 100.

Understand equivalence of fractions, where the numerator is 1.

Find fractions of quantities, using links with division facts.

Find what must be added to any 3 digit number to make the next higher multiple of 10 or 100.

Mentally add/subtract 100 to/from numbers within 100.

Mentally add/subtract multiples of 100 to/from numbers within 1000.

Find doubles of multiples of 50 within 1000 and derive corresponding halves.

Find doubles of multiples of 10 up to double 200 and derive corresponding halves.

Solve a range of problems.

Understand the 6, 7 and 9 times multiplication facts and corresponding division facts.

Develop a written method for division calculation within 999.

Use function machines.

Compare different ways of spending a fixed budget up to £100.

Calculate estimated costs by rounding prices to the nearest pound/50p/10p.

Discuss ways of managing money effectively.


Estimate and measure lengths in mm.

Understand the relationship between cm and mm.

Know and use grams and millimetres.

Find the area though multiplying.

Revise time at 5 minute intervals. Read and recognise time at 1 minute intervals.

See patterns in calendar dates, Link with 7 times tables.

Shape &Space

Identify numerical coordinates of a given point.

Calculate direction and amount of turn using simple maps.

Handling Data.

Explore probability.

World Around Us - April - June 2018

World Around Us -

Our Science, Geography and History activities will be based on the topic of Electricity.

These are some of the activities we will be involved in.


Pupils will be aware of the importance of conserving electricity

Pupils will recognise the development of renewable energy


Pupils will know about inventions in the past which have influenced our lifestyle

Science & Technology

Pupils will know a complete circuit is needed for electricity to travel

Pupils will know how to use a bulb and switch in a circuit.


Contact Details

Dungannon Primary School,
Circular Rd,
County Tyrone,
BT71 6BE

T: 028 8772 2250


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