Our topic this term is The Aztecs and Chocolate and this will be the focus within most subjects.
In Literacy we will focus on all genres of writing linked to our topic. We will write newspaper reports, biographies, balanced discussions on emotive events, recounts of famous events etc. We will have weekly specific grammar lessons as well as incorporating and reinforcing grammar into our everyday class work. We will focus strongly on everyone writing using the cursive style and ensuring presentation in books is of a high standard.
We will be studying the Patrick Skene Catling book The Chocolate Touch as well as some exciting new titles from The Power of Reading course that Mrs Gillett and I are working on.
In Numeracy we will be studying Fractions, Decimals and Percentages before half term and Shape until Easter. Our mental maths every morning will focus on the four rules of number to ensure we don't forget the strategies used.We will have a weekly arithmetic test to start getting us ready for the higher demands of Year 6.
Our Science topic is Materials and their Properties. We will complete experiments on dissolving, filtering, evaporation and condensation and examine reversible and irreversible changes.
In RE we will be studying the parables of Jesus.
PE/Games will include a combination of games skills and swimming.