Houses and Homes
Calling any future architects, builders or designers this is the topic for you... Our new topic for the Summer term is called 'Houses and Homes'. We will be using this as a base to explore geography, history, design technology and many other subject areas.
Our key text in Literacy will be The Way back Home by Oliver Jeffers.
As Readers we will be:
Revising set 2 and 3 sounds, recognising the individual sound and spotting them within words and identifying alternative sounds for the graphemes (written sound).
Practising reading real and nonsense words in preparation for the Y1 phonics test.
Reading, writing and memorising the Bronze spellings for the Broomwood Primary School test.
Using our phonics to segment and blend sounds to further fluency skills.
Continuing to learn the 100 high frequency words for Year 1.
Reading books aloud, making predictions and discussing the story and characters. Answering questions through discussion and making simple inferences through understanding of the story.
As Writers we will be:
Practising the correct formation of upper and lower case letters
Spelling by sounding out using our phonics and common exception words including the, you, said, was, they.
Starting our sentences with a capital letter and ending with a full stop
Using finger spaces
Creating our own sentences using say it, count it, write it, read it and linking to our success criteria.
Retelling a story in our own words with a beginning, middle and end.
Using sequencing words to support the story telling process
Reading our writing aloud to check it makes sense
Begin to edit our writing
As Mathematicians we are learning to:
Count in 2s, 5s and 10s
Create groups of objects and count them using 2s, 5s and 10s
Make equal groups and add them together
Share equal groups
As Scientists we will be:
Exploring and investigating a range of habitats in different locations such as the savannah and the Arctic
Planning and carrying out an investigation to find out where woodlice prefer to live
Researching the life and works of the scientist David Attenborough
As Geographers we will be:
locating the Arctic Circle on a map and identifying the countries which make up part of the Arctic Circle
finding out about the climate in the Arctic circle
exploring the physical and human features of the Arctic and comparing these to features found in Kenya and Manchester
Finding out about the life of an Inuit and how their lifestyle is similar and different to our own and a child in Kenya
Researching facts about the Arctic which we will present to our classmates
As Computer Technicians we will be:
As learners of Religious Education we are asking the big question:
What makes some places sacred?
In PSHCE we will be learning about online relationships. We will be asking
As Designers we will be:
As Artists we will be: