SPRING TERM

 

Our topic for this term is the Romans

English

We will be linking all our Literacy work to our topic of the Romans. We will be writing in a range of genres: recounts of our trip to Murton Park, biographies of famous Romans, writing in role as a charioteer, newspaper reports etc.                                           

SPAG - Spellings will be continued to be tested on a Friday and for this term, we will be looking at spelling rules, prefixes, suffixes etc. For our discrete grammar lessons, we will be looking at aspects of our writing which are missing on a weekly basis and concentrating on how we can include grammatical features to improve our writing. Some of these features may include; different word types, fronted adverbials, time conjunctions, subordinate clauses and using adverbs for description. We will also be looking at our dictionary skills and our word choices.

                                     

Maths

In Maths we will be looking at extending our knowledge of fractions, shape and Roman Numerals as well as maintaining and consolidating our work on place value and number. 

 

Science

This half term in science we will be investigating animals including humans before half term and forces after half term .

                           

Topic

In topic this half term we will be investigating the Romans. 

 

Art/DT/Computing

Art/DT - Linking to our topic of the Romans. We will look at making Roman shields, mosaics etc

    

PE

On a Wednesday morning, we will continue our swimming lessons which will run for the whole year. MR Cowling will also be teaching us PE and Games on a Monday morning.