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Spring 2 - Passion for Plants

PASSION for PLANTS

 

For Spring 2, our new topic we will be studying is .... Plants! We will be looking into lots of amazing new facts linked to Science, Geography, Art, Music and I.C.T

 

We will be making some amazing discoveries within our different subjects. Take a look at the key objectives we shall be covering...

 

As scientists we shall be:

  • identifying and describing the functions of different parts of flowering plants: roots, stem/trunk, leaves and flowers
  • exploring the requirements of plants for life and growth (air, light, water, nutrients from soil, and room to grow) and how they vary from plant to plant
  • investigating the way in which water is transported.

 

As geographers we shall be:

  • naming and locating main human and physical features of the UK.

  • identifying OS symbols on a map to build knowledge of the UK and wider world.

  • using 4 and 6 figure grid references and symbols 

  • creating a map of Broomwood Park and answer questions relating to features grid references

 

As musicians we shall be: 

  • researching the famous composer, Vivaldi and gaining an appreciation of his work
  • developing our own composition skills
  • exploring the instruments used in a typical Vivaldi composition
  • perform and evaluate their own 'Spring' composition 

 

As artists we shall be:

  • exploring the artistic technique of weaving
  • studying the artist Judit Just’s and her weaving designs
  • experimenting with different materials for weaving in the style of Judit Just

 

In LITERACY we are going to be focusing on two main writing genres - Traditional Stories and Informative Leaflets ! 

 

In MATHS we are going to be learning all about Fractions and Decimals ! 

Litter Picking with G-Force

Stunning Start - getting hands on with different types of plants!

On Monday 4th March, 4RB will also be going around the Broomwood community, helping clean up the environment by joining G-Force with a litter pick!  

For Spring 2 we have the pleasure of Street Dancing with Becky - this will be every Monday, so full P.E. kit is required. 

 

We shall also be continuing with our mile runs every week - so ensure children have good running shoes in school.

 

Swimming is still on every Tuesday afternoon so their full swimming kit is required (costumes/ trunks/ towel/ swimming cap)

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