In Literacy, we will be studying stories with historical settings. We will be investigating and comparing a range of texts with historical settings, creating a historical setting and demonstrating how to organise a narrative into paragraphs, concluding with a narrative set in a historical world. We will then move onto our non-fiction unit of writing a newspaper report, recounting some news.
We will focus on our spellings and handwriting and improve our grammar skills by practicing parts of speech, expanded noun phrases, synonyms and a variety of sentences.
During this term in Numeracy, we will cover a variety of interesting topics. We will begin with place value and the importance of knowing the value of each digit in a number. We will then move onto ordering and comparing numbers and using place value to add and subtract 1, 10, 100 and 1000 to any given number.
We will then focus on adding and subtracting using a written method and apply this knowledge to solving worded problems.
In Science, we will be studying sound. We will find out what sound is and explain it through vibrations. We will find out how sound travels through fun experiments. We will explore pitch and how to increase and decrease pitch. We will also be seeing how to effectively soundproof a studio for a rock band!
In Topic this term, we will be studying the mysterious and fascinating Ancient Egyptian civilisation. We will be exploring South America, the countries, food, landscapes and the Amazon Rainforest.
In P.E., we will be working on invasion games focusing on basketball and then move onto indoor athletics, whereby children will learn to do a variety of jumps, throws and running styles and apply their skills competitively.