St Margaret'sC of E Primary School

Curriculum  »  Languages  »  Year 5

Overview of content taught in Year 5.

In the classroom
  • Remember and recall 12 classroom objects with their indefinite article/determiner.
  • Replace an indefinite article/determiner with a possessive adjective.
  • Say and write what they have and do not have in their pencil case.

  • Tell somebody in French the key elements that animals and plants need to survive in their habitat.
  • Tell somebody in French examples of the most common habitats for plants and animals and give a named example of these habitats.
  • Tell somebody in French which animals live in these different habitats.
  • Tell somebody in French which plants live in these different habitats

At the tea room 
  • Remember and recall a wide variety of foods, snacks, and drinks (with their indefinite article/determiner) typically served in a salon de thé.
  • To understand better how to change a singular noun to plural form.
  • Perform a short role-play ordering what they would like to eat and drink.

My home
  • Say whether they live in a house or an apartment and say where it is.
  • Repeat, recognise and attempt to spell up to ten nouns (including the correct article for each) for the rooms of the house in French.
  • Tell somebody in French what rooms they have or do not have in their home.
  • Ask somebody else in French what rooms they have in their home.
  • Attempt to create a longer spoken or written passage in French recycling previously learnt language (incorporating personal details such as their name and age).

My family
  • Tell somebody the members, names and various ages of either their own or a fictional family in French.
  • Continue to count in French, with the option of reaching 100, enabling students to say the age of various family members.
  • Understand the concept of the possessive adjectives ‘mon’, ‘ma’ and ‘mes’ in French.
  • Move from 1st person singular to 3rd person singular of the two high frequency verbs used in this unit: s’appeler (to be called) and avoir (to have).

  • Repeat and recognise the vocabulary for a variety of clothes in French.
  • Use the appropriate genders and articles for these clothes.
  • Use the verb porter in French with increasing confidence.
  • Say what they wear in different weather/situations.
  • Describe clothes in terms of their colour and apply adjectival agreement.
  • Use the possessives with increased accuracy.