In Literacy we will continue 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 Decimals multiplication and division and introducing percentages and in our topic work we will be investigating the various forms of Symmetry and data handling, including bar graphs and Venn diagrams.
As Scientists, we will be learning further about Materials and their uses. We will be looking in depth at the different types of rocks and their properties. We will also be studying Light and Sound and investigating the differences between Transparent, Translucent & Opaque materials.
As Geographers we will be further 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.