Year 5 TeamTeachers

Year 5

Term 3 2019


Inferring: Inferred characters’ traits, motivations, actions and changes and examined how the author described themx

Inferring: Inferred alternative endings to a text and justified using evidence

Making Predictions: Made and continually revised a wide range of predictions based on personal experiences, content knowledge, and knowledge of similar texts



Sentence Fluency:  Used a range of sentence structures to foster engagement and expand ideas.

Ideas: Produced complex and refined ideas which demonstrated a point of view across a range of genres.

Voice: Wrote in an original manner that engaged the reader and showed their opinion and purpose.



Measurement & Geometry: Connected three-dimensional objects with their nets and other two-dimensional representations. 

Measurement & Geometry: Described and identified translations, reflections and rotations of two-dimensional shapes. Identified line and rotational symmetry.  

Measurement & Geometry: Estimated, measured, compared and classified angles using degrees. Constructed and measured angles using 180 and 360 degree protractors. 

Fractions: Compared and ordered common unit fractions including mixed numbers and represented them on a number line. 

Fractions: Investigated strategies to solve problems involving addition and subtraction of fractions and mixed numbers with the same denominator.

Chance & Data: Listed outcomes of chance experiments involving equally likely outcomes and represented probabilities of these outcomes using fractions decimals and percentages. 

Chance & Data: Recognised that probabilities range from 0 to 1 



  • Identified and classified the properties of solids, liquids and gases

  • Identified reversible (eg freezing) and irreversible (eg burning) changes to materials

History / Geography

  • Identified the influence of people, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, on the environmental characteristics of Australian places

  • Explained the causes of significant events that shaped the Australian colonies, contributed to Australian Federation

  • Identified and evaluated the role that a significant individual or group played in shaping and changing Australia

Personal & Social Capabilities

Collaboration: Described the various causes of conflict and evaluated possible strategies to address conflict


Year 5 Team

There are five Year 5 classes this year. The teachers are;

5A - Tyson Smith (Tues, Wed, Thur)  -

5A - Phil Barrett (Mon,Tues) -

5B - Amanda Stevens - 

5C - Maggie Naouri -

5D - Stefan Condello -

5E - Gemma Bamforth -

We hope you had a wonderful break and are ready for the busy, upcoming school year! We are looking forward to an exciting year ahead supporting our students to reach their full potential.

You are always welcome to meet with a Year 5 member of staff should you have any concerns or queries throughout the year. Please contact us via the email addresses listed above in order to organise a mutually convenient time to meet.