Spring Term 2021
Volcanoes & Earthquakes
and Polar Regions
Phonics and spelling patterns/dictionaries
Punctuation and grammar using apostrophes, commas question marks, exclamation
Prepositions and adverbs – into adverbial phrases and expanding noun phrases
Improving handwriting – Penpals
Information texts/newspaper reports using Headings and subheadings
Story focus –
Flotsam by David Wiesner
Pebble in my pocket (CC SCI) CLPE
Instruction writing –How to prepare for polar exploration.
Number (place value 3 digits )
Column addition & subtraction
Fast recall of number bonds to 100
Multiplication by 10
focus on 2,3,4, 5 and 8x tables
Measurement – shape, money & time
Fractions – tenths and equivalent
comparing fractions with the same denominator
The structure of the Mass
The passion of Christ at Easter
Rocks and Soils
Classification of rocks and soils and how they are formed. Erosion, weathering, sediments, layers, and introduction to the rock cycle. CC – ‘Pebble in my Pocket’ by Meredith Hooper
Animals including Humans
Researching different features of animals: reptiles, mammals, birds, fish, invertebrates and amphibians.
Art and Design
Painting polar landscapes
Looking at Inuit Art
Making model volcanoes
Rights respecting School values
Polar regions: environments habitats and exploration.
Volcanoes, tectonic plates & rock geology.
Shackleton, Scott and Polar Exploration. Whaling in the 19th century and its legacy.
Pompeii and the effect of Volcanic eruptions on people.
Coding – Using hour of code and GC.