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"Achieving Success by Learning Together"

Spring

Our topic this half term is ‘India’.

 

In English we will be…

Identifying past tense verbs in a sentence.

Reviewing our understanding of using full stops and capital letters to correctly punctuate a sentence.

Extend our sentences by using a variety of different connectives.

Writing explanation texts about Diwali and our Zoolab experience.

Using time connectives to link events in a familiar story.

Confidently using the past tense, third person.

Writing a simple traditional tale using paragraphs.

 

 

In maths we will be…

Comparing and sequencing intervals of time.

Telling and writing time to the nearest five minutes, including quarter past/to the hour.

Solving one-step problems with addition and subtraction.

Adding and subtracting numbers using concrete objects, pictorial representations and mentally.

Recognising and using symbols for pounds and pence.

Finding different combinations of coins that equal the same amounts of money.

Calculate mathematical statements for multiplication and division.

Identifying and describing the properties of 2D and 3D shapes.

Recognising, finding, naming and writing fractions.

 

In our topic we will be…

Learning about Hinduism and Diwali.

Understanding the geographical similarities and differences through studying human and physical features.

Discussing the lives of individuals from the past who have contributed to national and international achievements.

Playing tuned and un-tuned instruments musically.

Discussing the work of a range of artists and making links to our own work.

Experiencing an Indian Banquet.