Welcome to Class 4
Welcome back for Term 2.We have got some great things coming up this term. We may have lots of wind and rain but with bonfire night and Christmas coming there is lots to keep us busy in term 2.
Class 4 latest blogs
English: We are investigating ‘The Gunpowder Plot’ that gave us all the 5 th of November traditions that we still celebrate to this day. Then we are going to create a newspaper report with all the information we find. After that we will be looking at 'One Christmas Wish’ by Katherine Rundell.
Reading: Our class novel in’ Skysteppers’ by Katherine Rundell.
Maths: We are gaining a greater understanding of addition and subtraction tackling harder problems and mastering the skills we already have. We will also learn that area is the amount of space taken up by a two-dimensional shape or surface. We will explore different ways of working out the area of a shape. Plus exploring the 3, 6, 7, 9, 11 and 12 timetables Multiplication and division.
Science: Classification of Plants and Animals is our topic this term and we will be looking at classification as the method used by scientists to order living things based on their characteristics.
Geography: Mediterranean Europe we are looking at key places in Europe and the climate of Mediterranean Europe as a whole. We will be tasting some delicious treats from these areas and finding out about how it has been produced and farmed.
RE: Incarnation is the title of this terms RE topic and we will be introducing the idea of a ‘Gospel’ as a life-story or biography of the life and teaching of Jesus. Alongside this, we will be asking the question, ‘What is the trinity?’
As well as all these great topics we have all sorts of Christmas activities coming up including our Christmas show, 'A Fireside Nativity'.
This is my favourite time of the year and we are going to have a great term.