Your teaching staff this year will be Mrs Rodgers and Miss Stavish. Mrs Calver Jones will be supporting in 2PS5 and Mrs Dyer will be supporting in 2AH5.
Spring 2019 - Curriculum
Our learning for this half term will be based around the topic theme of The Tudors.
Our text this term is Percy Jackson - The King's Shadow.
As we read this text we will be examining the following reading skills:
*Understanding the meaning of words in context.
*Finding and retrieving information from the text.
*Inferring meaning from the text.
* Examining author use of language and intent.
We will be covering the following writing genres:
Newspaper recounting a new outbreak of the Plague
Autobiography of William Shakespeare
Story writing linked to our text
Some of the writing skills we will be covering include:
The use of conjunctions to form complex sentences.
Using generalising words such as usually, often, sometimes, frequently etc...
Writing direct speech.
Re-ordering sentences for effect.
Adverbial and expanded noun phrases.
Using fronted adverbials.
This term we will be studying:
Multiplication and division
We will continue to practise a variety of mental maths and arithmetic skills including written calculations strategies.
Our topic this half term is based around The Tudors and we will be covering:
History - The Tudors
Art/DT - Making Tudor Houses, pastel skills (Tudor Rose)
Citizenship - Fire Safety, Healthy Eating, Anti-Social Behaviour, The Holocaust
PE - Tag rugby and swimming
Computing - We are architects - using computer aided 3-d design programmes to create art galleries
RE- Religious leaders
Music - Following the charanga scheme; innovating the song using musical instruments
Science - Earth and Space, Forces