Genres & skills will include
Stories set in imaginary worlds:
Adjectives, apostrophes, comparatives & superlatives, connectives,
descriptive writing, evidence from text, fantasy stories, illustrations, note making, paragraphs, re-telling stories, setting, similes & metaphors, synonyms
Connectives, editing own work,
explanation, non-fiction, oral
discussion, paragraphs, prefixes & suffixes, role play, speaking &
listening, using ICT for presentation, verb tenses, writing collaboratively.
Adjectives, adverbs, alliteration, classic poetry, comparatives &
superlatives, descriptive writing,
editing own work, performance poetry, poetry, poetry using imagery, powerful verbs, prefixes & suffixes, rhyme, similes & metaphors, use ICT for presentation, word play, writing
Stories with Historical settings:
Authors, editing own work, evidence from text, handwriting, illustrations, narrative, note-making, oral
discussion, question words, research, re-telling stories, word origins.
Continue to develop a cursive handwriting style.
Continue to learn targeted words for weekly test & learn about the suffixes +ation, +fy, +hood, +ship and +tude.
Using place value to order and compare4-digit numbers.
Round numbers to the nearest 10 or 100.
Count backwards through 0 into negatives.
Add and subtract mentally, counting on or back in H, T or U.
Make jottings to support mental calculations.
Use the formal written methods of column addition, subtraction, multiplication & division
Estimate & check answers.
Solve word problems & reason mathematically.
Identify acute & obtuse angles and compare & order angles.
Recognise multiples of 25, 100 and 1000.
Further secure all multiplication facts to 12 X 12
Count on in hundredths from any hundredths fraction.
Understand that hundredths arise when dividing an object by one hundred or dividing tenths by ten.
Understand & use percent as a fraction of an amount
Use place value to nd 1/10 or 1/100 of an amount,
Develop practical measuring skills
Convert between km/m, m/cm, m/mm, cm/mm.
Use decimal notation to tenths to record lengths in km, m and cm.
Interpret statistics & present data using pictograms, scaled bar charts & simple time line graphs.
Recognise the link between fractions and decimal fractions.
Understand & order decimals with two decimal places.(incl money)
Children in World War II
Why the war started
Shelters and air raids (Blitz)
The war effort
What does it mean to be a Jew?
Coding & PowerPoint
Furthering skills using MS PowerPoint.
Adding photos to Power-Point
Add animations to Power-Point slides.
Internet Safety —
Emailing, Game playing, Texting
Who to tell if something is wrong
Studying Aboriginal artwork and learning about Aboriginal culture - music & dance.
Looking at Aboriginal dreamtime stories.
Identifying use of symbols in artwork.
Opportunities to work with a variety of different medias, including pencil, oil pastels, chalks, charcoal and paint.
Animals Including Humans (Biology)
Find out about food groups & healthy balanced diets. Study the human digestive system & how food is transported around the body. Compare diets of herbivores, carnivores & omnivores. Investigate teeth & what causes decay. Food chains & webs.
Explore how sounds are made when objects vibrate & that sounds travel through solids, liquids & gases. Investigate how well sound travels through different materials & discover how instruments make sounds. Suggest how to change the pitch & volume of sounds.
Social & Emotional Aspects of Learning
Going For Goals
How to set realistic & achievable goals
Good To Be Me
Developing self confidence & pride in your achievements
Team games, Outdoor Adventure Activities, Team Building & Orienteering, Gymnastics and Swimming.
Weather. Inside the house. Fruits and Vegetables. Responding to questions.
Evaluating existing products.
Investigating paper mechanisms, e.g. levers, box fold, mouth fold and flaps.
Exploring fastenings, linkages & pivots.
Design processes & use of ICT.