Me and My World

 

Art/Design Technology

  • creating self-portraits using 4 different art techniques: pointillism, pop art, fauvism and impressionism
  • studying different techniques and artists
  • looking at the principles of a healthy and varied diet
  • Singing and performing our songs

Maths

  • Comparing and ordering numbers up to 1000
  • Solving problems
  • ordering and comparing fractions
  • using compact addition to add amounts of money
  • adding and subtracting 3 digit numbers
  • adding and subtracting amounts of money to give change
  • telling the time using an analogue clock and a 24 hour clock.

Literacy

  • reading a range of stories, poems and play scripts
  • re-telling a story orally
  • reading non-fiction writing
  • re-writing a familiar story and writing our own stories
  • using dictionaries
  • writing sentences with more than one clause.
  • drafting, re-drafting work and evaluating our own and others’ work and making suggestions for improvement.

Science

  • learning about food and nutrition
  • learning about skeletons and muscles
  • finding out about plants
  • finding out what plants need to live.

Knowledge and Understanding of the World

Geography

  • Learning about volcanos and earthquakes.
  • Exploring why people settled where they did.

History

  • looking at the history of Glossop and how it has changed over time.

R.E.

  • We will be considering the question; What can we learn from religions about deciding what is right and wrong?

Computing

  • making “Thank You” films in groups

Physical Development (Games)

  • doing gymnastics and dance taught by the PAS Team  in weekly lessons
  • participating in small games in the hall.

How you can help your child:

  • Reinforce the practical aspects of our Maths sessions by talking to your child about how we tell the time and looking at money when shopping.
  • Support your child with learning spellings.
  • Listen to your child read regularly and talk about what (s)he has read, discussing unfamiliar vocabulary, characters and story plot.
  • Ensure that reading books and reading records are in school every day.
  • Ensure that your child completes any homework tasks appropriately and hands them in on time.
  • Ensure that he/she has the relevant PE/games kits in school. Kit should be in school at all times.
  • This term we will mainly be working indoors.