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Autumn 2 - The Ancient Greeks

The Ancient Greeks

 

As Mathematicians we will:

- To interpret line graphs

- To draw line graphs

- To use line graphs to solve problems

- To read and interpret tables

- To recognise prime number, factors, square numbers and cubed numbers

- To divide by 10, 100 and 1,000

- To multiply by 10, 100 and 1,000

 

As Writers we will:

- Recognise the features of a biography

- Research and takes notes about an aspect of Ancient Greek life

- Write our own biography report about the Ancient Greeks

- Edit and improve the report we have written

- Read and learn several Ancient Greek Myths and Legends

- Plan to re-write one of these ancient tales for ourselves

- Write our own Ancient Greek Myth or Legend

- Edit and improve the tale we have written

 

As Readers we will:

- Learn a range of new vocabulary found in the books we are reading

- Predict what we think will happen next in texts

- Discuss the texts we are reading together as a class

- Summarise what we have read

- Answer inference questions about the text we are reading

- Discuss our favourite characters, events or settings within a story

- Relate characters to ourselves or those seen in other books

- Write book reviews about the texts we have covered

 

As Scientists we will:

- Recognise that some mechanisms including levers, pulleys and gears allow a smaller force to have a bigger effect

- Identify the effects of air resistance, water resistance and friction, that act between moving surfaces

- Learn about a famous Ancient Greek scientist and inventor Archimedes

- Explore different falling objects and how we can slow these down

- Carry out fair tests to determine which designs are most effective

- Explore water resistance through making and testing different shaped boats

 

As Historians we will:

- Identify where and when the Ancient Greek era began and ended

- Use primary and secondary sources to research what everyday life was like during Ancient Greek times

- Understand the different types of governance present in Ancient Greece

- Compare and contrast the city states of Athens and Sparta

- Recognise the role of religion in Ancient Greece

- Be aware of the impact that the Ancient Greeks had on life today

 

As Geographers we will:

- Revise the seven continents of the world

- Use an atlas to find Greece and recognise the continent it belongs to

- Use maps to describe where Greece is in the world and explain what surrounds it

- Learn what climate means and understand what effects climate

- Understand the climate of Greece and explain how this effects the weather

 

As Artists we will:

- Research examples of Ancient Greek pottery and understand why they are important pieces of evidence

- Develop and refine our skills in using clay

- Plan our own sculpture through accurately making sketched models

- Make, model and construct from observation

- Produce intricate patterns and textures in malleable media

- Evaluate our artwork against its intended outcome

 

As Musicians we will:

- Describe, compare and evaluate music using musical vocabulary

- Explain why we think music is successful or unsuccessful

- Analyse features within different pieces of music

- Contrast the work of a famous composer and explain their preferences

- Listen with attention to detail and recall sounds with increasing aural memory

- Appreciate and understand a wide range of music from different traditions

 

As Computer Technicians we will:

- Design, write and debug programs to accomplish specific goals

- Use sequence, selection and repetition in my programs

- Explain how some of my algorithms work

- Use search technologies effectively

- Select, use and combine a variety of technology

- Use technology safely, respectfully and responsibly

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