Teacher: Mrs Rome and Miss Pates
Teaching Assistant: Mrs Lord
Class 4 2019-20
Terms 1 & 2
The topics that we will be covering during this term of
‘Ancient Egypt are:
|English|| Adventure Stories-linked to Ancient Egypt
Explanations -writing about the process of mummification
Recounts – Newspaper reports about the discovery of Tutankhamun’s tomb by Howard Carter
Imagery poems – Winter
|Maths|| Place value
Addition and subtraction
Multiplication and division
Measurement: length, perimeter and area
In addition, we will continue our weekly problem-solving lesson and work on our four operations through 4 in 5 sessions.
|Science|| Animals including humans
We will be studying our digestive system, our teeth and food chains.
Properties of materials
We will be comparing different materials, learning about dissolving and separating different materials.
| Internet Safety
Coding – using Scratch to create conversations
Lego digital designer
|History|| Ancient Egypt
In this topic, we will be learning all about Ancient Egypt and different aspects of daily life in order to answer the question ‘What was it like to live in ancient Egypt?’
This will include a trip to the Ashmolean Museum in Oxford (details to follow)
|DT / Art|| Art – Egyptian drawing; Making 3D models of Canopic Jars.
DT – textiles – Christmas decorations
For both, we will research ideas, plan and design, make / create and then evaluate our work and that of others.
| Participation in the ‘Young Leaders’ programme (Y5 children).
Hockey (Y4 children)
|RE|| What do Christians learn from the Creation Story?
What is it like for someone to follow God?
| Perform, listen to, review and evaluate music across a range of historical periods.
Play and perform the recorder with increasing accuracy, fluency and control.
|PSHCE|| Keeping safe
Introducing our school values