This half term we are going to be learning many new things! Our topic is called 'Worth repeating' and it is an Art based topic, which we think you will enjoy very much!
Here are some of the areas of learning that we will be covering:
Literacy: Diary entries
Class Books: The Day the Crayon's Quit
The Dragon Machine
Mathematics: Using numbers up to 100
Addition and subtraction using 2 digit numbers
Addition and subtraction using word problems
Science: Living things and their habitats
To explore and compare living things
To identify that most living things live in habitats
To name a variety of plants and animals in their habitats, including microhabitats
To describe how animals obtain their food. (Using Simple food chains.)
RE: How and Why do we celebrate special and sacred times?
To sk questions and suggest answers as to why do Jewish people celebrate Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur.
Why are festivals important?
To explore why and how Harvest is celebrated by Christian people.
To listen to a religious story from the Christian faith
(Jesus feeds 5,000) To discuss why stories are important to believers.
Music: Copy and create simple rhythmic patterns using clapping or percussion instruments
To peform rhythmic patterns to peers
To understand the difference between rhythm and pulse.
To create and begin to represent sounds with simple drawings and symbols
French: To learn French numbers, colours, days of the week and greetings.
PHSE: Making friends, feeling lonely and getting help.
Managing secrets, resisting pressure and getting help.
Playing and working collaboratively and sharing opinions.
To understand how being outside can make you feel better. (Positive mental health)
Art: Experiment with a range of artist techniques
Record simple ideas in a sketch book
Identify and mix primary shades and tones
Use different brushes to create a layering effect
To experiment with different artistic techniques (paper cutting)
To use modelling materials to create patterned tiles
Geography/History: Use observational skills in the local environment. (To identify natural and man-made features.)
To explain how artists of the past have influenced our art of the present.
Oracy: To discuss and debate different ideas such as: What would happen if the world was a cube?
What would life be like as a penguin?
Are humans the most important beings on the planet?