Year 5


Events Calendar

In Science

Our newest unit is looking at materials and their properties. What an item is made from and why certain materials are used to make it, is a part of better understanding things in our daily lives. 


Everyday forces are 'pushes' and 'pulls' or combinations of them. These pushes and pulls create movement, changes speed or direction and can also stop movement. We cannot actually see a force, but we can experience its effects or results.


Well. It happened again. This website went down in China but has made another comeback. In order to keep the class current with online updates I've added a blog that other teachers have been using with success so far.

So bookmark and make sure to stay current on day to day events. I will be updating both my Jigsy site and Edublogs page regularly in case one or the other (hopefully not both) stop working. 

Making Pulleys


Cup Stacking

Year 5

Our Classroom

We are looking forward to another great year at CZTIS. Year 5 this year is going to be exciting with lots of new responsible learners ready to go. 

New Science Menu

Engineer Girl

What do engineers do? You ever think of becoming one? You can take an in depth look at the wide variety of fields and jobs that engineers work in.  


The Last while


Spelling Words

 Finally, after a couple of long holidays and some well needed rest we are back on the spelling. We've almost completed our list for the year and are going to start reviewing and definitions. Let see how many sentences we can make.

dogo news

Previous IPC

In the beginning, life on Earth started as a single cell in a warm shallow sea 3.8 billion years ago. Life started small, but over time it evolved and grew in complexity down the millennia until today when the Earth is teeming with millions of different species of plants,
animals, fungi and microscopic organisms, including us – more than 7 billion human beings.



This short story by Neil Gaiman is about a family with a pest problem. But the only one who believes it is a young girl named Lucy. Check out this book 'The Wolves in the Walls' and a whole lot more on the new Literacy page. 


Here is an idea. What if, for a birthday gift or just to be special, you decided to cook something for someone? What if you could? Would you want to try? Here is a website full of recipes and ideas made specifically for kids to cook.