Welcome to Class 2
This half term our topic is
'Our Powerful Planet'.
Welcome back and I hope you have had a fun and restful half term holiday.
Our topic this half term is ‘Our Powerful Planet’.
This half term in Literacy will begin with a poetry unit. We explore list poems and kennings based on our topic about our Powerful Planet.
We will research and create non-chronological reports about how to protect the rainforest. We will begin this unit by studying ‘The Great Kapok Tree’ by Lynne Cherry.
In Numeracy we will explore statistics, measurement and money. We will also be learning about fractions and year 4 children will make the links between fractions and decimals.
We will continue to develop our knowledge of times tables using Power Maths, Times Table Rockstars and through practising times table songs.
Our Science topic will explore diverse places around the world. For example, Antarctica. We will be learning about diverse people and the human body. We will research and investigate camouflage creatures and the growth of mushrooms.
Science Week – Our Diverse Planet
In Geography we will be working on an ‘Extreme Earth’ unit where we will explore what is under the Earth’s surface. We will develop an understanding of the cause of earthquakes, tsunamis and tornados and how they are measured.
In RE our school value of Fellowship. The question we will be exploring is:
Incarnation: What is the Trinity?
The children will Research and explore a range of famous musicians. We will learn more about the history of music and compare music from the past to the present day.
In Art children will research and explore the life of pop artist Andy Warhol. We will create our own pop art with a focus on volcanoes.
PE this half term will continue on a Tuesday afternoon where we will develop our invasion skills and learn the rules and skills needed to play netball.