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This Week's Learning

Week Beginning 2.11.20

 

Maths: We will be looking at measurement, particularly equivalent lengths and adding and subtracting lengths.

 

Writing: This week we will be learning a warning tale called 'The Crooked Tree Surgery' and looking at the features of a warning tale.

 

Reading: This week we are going to be reading about the human body, particularly focusing on retrieving information from a text.

 

Topic: This week we have an exciting Lego workshop to take part in and we will be starting our new topic 'Burps, Bile and Bottoms'.

Week Beginning 19.10.20

 

Maths: We will be looking at subtracting two three or four digit numbers, including crossing 10s and 100s.

 

Writing: This week we will be writing an instructions text using the features of instruction writing.

 

Reading: This week we are going to be reading about some different artists and answering questions based on what we have read.

 

Topic: This week is Sculpture Week. We are going to be researching the artist Claes Oldenburg and using his ideas to create our own sculptures.

Week Beginning 12.10.20

 

Maths: We will be looking at adding two three or four digit numbers, including crossing 10s and 100s.

 

Writing: This week we will be writing an instructions text using the features of instruction writing.

 

Reading: This week we are continuing our text 'The Smiling Stones' and focusing on our inference skills, including finding evidence for an answer from the text.

 

Topic: We are going to be learning about Egyptian Gods and Goddesses.

Week Beginning 5.10.20

 

Maths: We will be looking at adding two three or four digit numbers, including crossing 10s and 100s.

 

Writing: This week we will be learning an instructions text and starting to look at the features of instruction writing.

 

Reading: This week we are continuing our text 'The Smiling Stones' and focusing on our inference skills, including finding evidence for an answer from the text.

 

Topic: We are going to be learning about Tutankhamun and the discovery of his tomb.

Week Beginning 28.9.20

 

Maths: We will be looking at rounding to the nearest 1000, counting in 25s and introducing negative numbers. 

 

Writing: This week we will be planning and writing meeting tales including dialogue using these features; inverted commas, appropriate punctuation, capital letters, reporting clauses and said synonyms.

 

Reading: This week we are starting our new text 'The Smiling Stones' and focusing on our inference skills, including finding evidence for an answer from the text.

 

Topic: We are going to be learning about the process of mummification.

Week Beginning 21.9.20

 

Maths: We will be looking at partitioning, finding 1, 10, 100 or 1000 more/less and ordering and comparing four digit numbers. 

 

Writing: This week we will be planning and writing meeting tales including dialogue using these features; inverted commas, appropriate punctuation, capital letters, reporting clauses and said synonyms.

 

Reading: This week we are continuing our text 'A Guide to Ancient Egypt' and focusing on our retrieval skills, specifically 'how' questions stems.

 

Topic: We are going to be looking at and researching some Ancient Egyptian artefacts.

 

Week Beginning 14.9.20

 

Maths: We will be looking at rounding to 10 and 100 and counting in 1000s.

 

Writing: This week we will be learning about how to write a passage of dialogue correctly including using; inverted commas, appropriate punctuation, capital letters, reporting clauses and said synonyms.

 

Reading: This week we are continuing our text 'A Guide to Ancient Egypt' and focusing on our retrieval skills, specifically identifying true and false information.

 

Topic: We are going to be learning about daily life in Ancient Egypt and comparing it to the lives of people in England today.

 

 

Week Beginning 7.9.20

 

Maths: This week we will be looking at place value for numbers 0-100.

 

Writing: This week will learn our new text 'An Adventure in Egypt' and be looking at the structure of a meeting tale.

 

Reading: This week we will start our new text 'A Guide to Ancient Egypt' and be working on our retrieval skills.

 

Topic: We will be starting our new topic 'Ancient Egypt' by looking at a timeline of key events, where Egypt is in the world and how they used the River Nile.

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