Our topic this term is:
Where Does Our Food Come From?
During maths we will be focusing on multiplication and division, fractions and geometry in the first half term. We will then develop our understanding of place value within 100 before moving on to learning about measurements including money, time and volume.
In English we will be looking at fiction texts and poetry. We will be retelling and writing our own stories and instructions on making sandwiches. The text we will be sharing is: The Tiger Who Came to Tea. We will also be creating our own food poem about jelly. Along with writing these texts we will also be building on our understanding of sentence structure using Rainbow Grammar.
During our geography lessons, we will be looking at the where our food comes from. We will gain an understanding how food can be grown and produced both locally and further afield.
Our lessons will teach us about where milk comes from, how chocolate is made and where in the world certain foods come from.
In computing we will continue to work on e-safety and how to stay safe online. Using Purple Mash we will begin to learn how to code using their Coding programs. We will be developing our computing skills and creating our own character this term too.
Art and DT
In art, we are creating a self portrait in the style of Guiseppe Archiboldo, using fruits and vegetables as our facial features.
During DT, we will be looking at what makes a healthy picnic and creating our own fruit salad.
In Reading we will be focusing on developing our reading skills and linking this with answering questions about a text, we will be looking at a range of different texts. Including poetry, fiction and non-fiction.
In Science we will be Plant Detectives. We will be exploring our school environment to see which plants grown during the summer. In the second half term our topic will be Our Changing World, we will build on our home learning about how the seasons change.
Our circle time work will center around discussing the ways that we show people we are caring and what our responsibilities are. During this we will also discuss anti-bullying strategies and ways to promote equality and inclusion. In RSHE lessons we will focus on our amazing bodies and keeping them healthy.
We will be learning about two religions during the summer term, these are Christianity and Judaism. In addition to learning about these faiths we will be looking at Synagogues and Churches and items that are found within these buildings.