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Autumn 1: Stone Age to Celts

Stone Age to Celts

As Writers, within our traditional stories unit of writing, we will:

  • Focus on writing story openings.
  • Use adjectives to describe settings and characters.
  • Learn how to use conjunctions.
  • Use expanded noun phrases to describe.
  • Learn to start our sentences in different ways.
  • Grab and hold the reader's interest when writing a story opening.

 

As Writers, within our non-chronological report unit, we will:

  • Use headings and subheadings to organise our writing.
  • Organise information into paragraphs.
  • Write in the third person and use the past tense.
  • Be factual and accurate using technical vocabulary.
  • Use longer complex sentences.

 

As Mathematicians, we will be:

  • Learning about place value of numbers to 1000. 
  • Representing numbers to 1000. 
  • Finding 1, 10 or 100 more or less of a given number. 
  • Comparing objects and numbers to 1000. 
  • Ordering numbers
  • Counting in 50s. 

 

As Scientists, we will be: 

  • Examining the nutritional values of our food through food labels. 
  • Recognising how to eat healthily using the Eat Well Plate and food pyramid. 
  • Understanding what a Stone Age diet was like and how people hunted and gathered their meals. 
  • Investigating how we can best preserve our food to stop apples turning brown. 
  • Learning about food chains and understanding where our food comes from. 

 

As Musicians, we will be:

  • Listening to Celtic music and comparing to modern day music. 
  • Practising playing the recorder and learning some simple notes. 
  • Composing our own simple pieces. 
  • Performing to the rest of the class. 
  • Evaluating our performances by looking at what we did well and what could be even better.

 

As Computer Technicians, we will:

  • Understand computer networks including the internet.
  • Use search technologies effectively.
  • Collect, evaluate and present information.
  • Use technology safely, respectfully and responsibly.

 

As Historians we will be:

  • Learning what pre-history is and how we learn about it today.
  • Comparing the daily life of people from different parts of the Stone Age.
  • Understanding how technology developed in the Bronze Age.
  • Understanding the impact of travel and trade in the Bronze Age.
  • Comparing Celtic life to today.

 

As Religious Specialists we will be:

  • Finding out why some people think life is a journey.
  • Learn about Christian, Jewish and non-religious views.
  • Finding out about Celtic beliefs. 

 

As Spanish speakers we will be:

  • Practising greetings.
  • Learning class commands and questions.
  • Counting up to ten.
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