we will begin to study The Iron Man by Ted Hughes and as with The Butterfly lion we will be using the book as a class reader. In creative writing we will be looking at look different writing genres such as Science Fiction , Imaginary Worlds and Adventure and Mystery which will further involve the use of persuasive language, similes, metaphors and personification as well as more advanced grammar covered in our general English lessons.
In Numeracy we will be focusing once again upon multiplication tables, factors , multiples and prime numbers We will be continuing and developing the four basic rules of maths in both mechanical and problematic form but concentrating on Fraction multiplication and division and in our topic work we will be investigating the various form of Symmetry and data handling including bar graphs and Venn diagrams
As Scientists, we will be continuing our topic on Vertebrates, Invertebrates and Humans.
As Historians, we will be continuing our theme on Raiders and Settlers and looking in depth at The Vikings this term
As Geographers we will be investigating the Weather around the World- where we will be looking at holiday destinations and the different types of weather, extreme temperatures and climate patterns.
As Creative Technicians we will be covering the topic Roman Mosaics and linking it to our previous history topic on Invaders and Settlers. We will be looking at the key features of mosaics and the children will be designing their own .