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Welcome to Class 2

 

This half term our topic is 

'Vicious Vikings!'.

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Welcome back and I hope you have had a restful half term holiday. 

 

Our topic this half term is ‘Vicious Vikings’.

 

 This half term in Literacy we will read the hilarious How to Train Your Dragon by Cressida Cowell, explore plot, character, setting & style. We will study pronouns, dialogue punctuation and adverbials and will write a new chapter. During the week we will be also have a daily guided reading session, handwriting and spelling practice.

 

In Numeracy we will develop our skills in Addition and Subtraction. We will explore Multiplication and Division and will develop our understanding of Money.

 

Our Science topic will be exploring Forces and Magnets. We will compare how things move on different surfaces, compare and group different materials and set up simple practical enquiries and fair tests. We will also explore how magnets attract and repel each other.

 

In History we will explore who the Vikings were. We will find out why they invaded other countries and will experience a Viking raid. The children will be able to explain why Vikings came to settle in Britain.

 

 In Geography we will be explore the countries invaded by Vikings with particular focus on Europe. What makes Europe distinctive and why do people like mountain landscapes?

 

During our RE focus week we will explore how Christians make a difference in Cornwall with links to social and global issues.

 

PE this half term will continue on a Tuesday afternoons and Wednesday where we will be exploring invasion games and dance.

 

If you have any questions please come and see me in class.

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