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Spring Term Superheroes

Our new topic for the Spring term is Superheroes! Keep your eyes peeled for an exciting message, we have lots of action packed lessons planned and a super stunning start activity for you to look forward to.
 

As readers and writers of English we will be:

  • Exploring the super story of Supertato! 
  • Exploring non-fiction texts about writing instructions.
  • Revising Set 2 and Set 3 sounds in phonics
  • Practising alternative sounds for spelling and tricky spelling rules
  • Practicing letter and number formation as part of handwriting
  • Sequencing events from a story
  • Acting out different scenes and exploring what each character is like
  • Writing sentences using capital letters, finger spaces and full stops.
  • Applying our phonic knowledge to segment and blend to read and write words


As Mathematicians we will be:

  • Adding by counting on
  • Adding ones by using number bonds
  • Finding number bonds
  • Adding by making 10
  • Subtracting by counting back
  • Subtraction not crossing 10
  • Subtraction crossing 10
  • Comparing number sentences

 

As Scientists we will be:

  • Identifying, observing and labelling the parts of a plant
  • Investigating the function of the different parts of the plant
  • Classifying and comparing bulbs and seeds
  • Planting seeds and bulbs to observe the life cycle of a plant and identify what a plant needs to grow. 
  • Going on a field trip to identify different plants and trees which grow locally. 

 

As Geographers we will become cartographers and:

  • Create plans, aerial views and simple maps with a key.
  • Follow our own maps on a field trip 
  • Create a landscape sketch of the local woods, identifying physical and human features
  • Consider how we could improve our local environment

 

As Design and Technology Experts we will be:

  • Learning about different types of vehicles
  • Researching and testing different materials
  • Learning about different types of mechanisms
  • Designing and making a vehicle for a Superhero
     

As Computing Experts we will be:

  • Learning about E-Safety
  • Exploring how games work
  • Testing different games using ipads
  • Exploring what an algorithmn is within a computer game

 

As Artists we will be:

Learning about the life and works of Vincent van Gogh focusing on his painting of the sunflowers

We will create a painting in the style of Vincent van Vogh

 

 

 

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