Theme Learning Question:
What survives at the extremities of the Earth?
In Maths, we will be looking at ratios and proportions, algebra and will start to look at decimals. Within the ratio and proportion unit children will be exploring the relationship between objects and numbers as well as using scale factors and decrease or increase the size of a shape. In algebra, we will be finding rules, creating expressions and solving equations. Within decimals, we will explore the value of tenths, hundredths and thousandths in more details as well as add and subject decimals numbers.
In English, our text is, 'How to save the tiger'. This non-fiction focus will enable us to create explanation texts on a range of animals as well as write a list poem based on tiger. Finally, we would embed our descriptive writing skills and create a setting description of a tiger's environment. We will explore grammatical features like: subjunctive form, commas to clarify and active and passive voice.
In Science, we are looking at the Properties of materials. This learning area will concentrate on what makes up solids, liquids and gases. This area will see us carry out a number of investigations into reversible changes, separating materials and categorising materials.
Within Geography, we will be exploring the Polar Regions. This half-term will see us look at how animals and plants have adapted to their environment, who has explored the regions and the climates & seasons within these regions.
RE sees us looking at a Christian Focus, 'What matters most to Christians and Humanists?' We will be looking at the rules around Christianity and Humanism, what codes each live by and the idea of peace being the most valuable thing.