Summer Term Woodpecker Class

Posted on March 31st, 2017 by Woodpecker Class

Each week I will be updating Our Class Blog to give you information about the coming week and important dates to remember.

This blog outlines the summer term ahead and what your children will be learning.

 

GEOGRAPHY:  We will learn to locate the world’s countries, using maps concentrating on their environmental regions, key physical and human characteristics.

Human and physical geography

Describe and understand key aspects of physical geography, including:climate zones,  mountains and volcanoes.

 

ART: The children will improve their mastery of art and design techniques, including drawing and printing. They will begin to evaluate and analyse creative works using the language of art, craft and design.

 

SCIENCE: LIVING THINGS,HABITATS AND FOOD CHAINS.

We will describe the simple functions of the basic parts of the digestive system in humans

Identify the different types of teeth in humans and their simple functions

To construct and interpret a variety of food chains, identifying producers, predators and prey. 

R.E:  We will turn our thoughts to: What makes a special book a sacred book? Why is the bible sacred for Christians?


ENGLISH:
Through our study of fiction, non-chronological report writing and poetry we will develop our writing skills, including the use of correct grammar, spelling, punctuation, vocabulary choices and text layout.

 

MATHS:This term number will involve factors and square numbers. We will study addition, subtraction, multiplication and division methods. In measurement we will be looking at area and perimeter, mass and capacity. We will develop our reasoning and mastery through problem solving and mastery challenges.

 

HISTORY: We will continue to develop a chronologically-secure knowledge and understanding of British, local and world history.

We will use research and secondary sources to find out about the life and times of individuals in history.

P.E: Year 4 will be swimming. Year 3 will be joining Year 5 for P.E. Sessions.

After half term we will have our weekly garden visits on a Wednesday.

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