In Literacy we will be looking at the author Allan Ahlberg and studying the book ‘Ten in the Bed’. We will be looking at how to correctly apply commas and apostrophes, in grammar. Our poet this term will be Michael Rosen. In creative writing, we will be focusing on persuasive writing which will introduce the children to new techniques used in every day advertisements.
In Numeracy we will be focusing upon multiplication tables, factors and multiples. We will be beginning to understand how to calculate the area and perimeter of shapes and calculate long multiplication.
As Scientists, we will be looking at the human body. We will study the parts of the human body and their functions. We will be looking at healthy eating and how to take care of your body.
As Geographers we will be studying India, looking at the culture and the land.
As Historians we will continue studying the Tudor period from 1485 to 1603. We will be looking at the various monarchs, starting with Henry VII through to Elizabeth I., and discovering what Tudor life was like from war and entertainment to crime and punishment. We will be visiting Ordsall Hall, a Tudor mansion, in Salford to see how the Tudor lifestyle differs from ours today.
As Creative Technicians we will be covering the famous artist Vincent van Gogh. We will be studying his most famous paintings and recreating his works of art using different mediums. We will also research the history of his life.
As Musicians, we will be preparing for the Summer Show and looking at different songs from a variety of musicals.