In English we are exploring the story, Man on The Moon’ written by Simon Bartram. We are learning a diary entry written by Bob (the astronaut in our story). He tells us all about his workday. We are going to be writing about a different visit to another far away planet. We are going to be working hard on using lots of descriptive language, use first person and build up a range of sentence types including simple and complex.
We are then going to be investigating a book titled Dr Xargle’s Book of Earthlets. We are going to be writing instructions all about how to look after Earthlets. This book has been written by aliens and they really don’t know what humans are! We have to help them by writing these instructions. We are going to be learning about how to use fronted adverbials in our writing.
We are also going to be writing a recount using past tense to document a personal experience. We will finally explore what a traditional tale is and have a go at writing an alternative tale.
In our reading lessons we are going to be practising our comprehension skills by answering questions on fiction and non-fiction texts.
We are going to be reading Fantastic Mr Fox as a class and explore new vocabulary. We will then finish will exploring a range of poetry with a focus on language features and layout.
In history we are going to be identifying what is meant by being a significant person referring to Neil Armstrong and Christopher Columbus. We will be exploring their early life, the moon landing, their adventures, why they are famous and any other interesting facts. We will be creating fact files and videos demonstrating our knowledge.
In Geography we will be understanding how there are 7 continents and major oceans. We will be naming and begin to locate them on a map. We will start to use directional language and use it to discuss locations and routes on a map. We will be devising a simple map using a key.
We are going to be exploring the Jewish faith. Retelling the Jewish story of God's creation and the celebration of Shabbat and the importance of it as a way of belonging. We will learn about some ways a Rabbi teaches the community about God. We will also learn about belonging in a family, to a school and in the community and we will explore ways of belonging in Christianity.