Teacher: Mrs Rome and Miss Pates
Teaching Assistant: Miss Hathaway, Mr Dougan
Class 4 2021-2022
The topics that we will be covering during this term of
‘The Ancients – Ancient Maya, Greece and Egypt’ are:
|Key Question: Who had the biggest impact on our lives?
Class text: Who let the Gods out?
Text genres: adventure stories, nonsense and humour poems, explanations,
We will be placing particular emphasis on sentence construction, spelling and grammar to support pupils in their return to school.
In addition, we will continue our work on our four operations through 4 in 5 sessions and daily mental maths sessions.
We will be comparing different materials, learning about dissolving and separating different materials.
We will be investigating circuits during this unit, looking at switches and conductors/insulators.
|Online safety and digital literacy
What is a computer?
|History||Our topic for this whole Autumn term is:
‘The Ancients: Maya, Greece and Egypt’.
For the first half of term we will predominantly be looking at the ancient Mayan culture and using various sources of evidence to help ask and answer questions about this period in history. We will be focusing on why we study them, their religious beliefs and where and how they lived. After half term, we will be focusing on the Greece and Ancient Egypt thinking about their culture and how they have influenced Britain today.
|DT / Art||
For both, we will research ideas, plan and design, make / create and then evaluate our work and that of others.
(Alongside a dance day linking to our topics)
|RE|| ‘‘What does it mean for Christians to believe that God is holy and loving?’
‘What does it mean to be a Muslim in Britain today?’
|Singing and performing: Using Charanga scheme and looking at the song ‘Stop!’