Literacy

 

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Term 1 Explorers
Genres Stories
Letters
Information
Instructions
Poems
Books Fiction: Miranda the Explorer, Oliver and the Seawigs Charlie’s Superhero Underpants, The Old Lady and the Spider, Native American Myths and Legends, Little Boat, Paddington, The Great Explorer

Non Fiction: Books about animals, Books about Famous Explorers (Columbus, Cook and Scott), Horrible Histories

Poetry: Poems about Animals

Spellings dge, ge, s for c, kn, gn, wr, le, el, al, il, igh, y, ies,
Grammar Nouns
Verbs
Verb tenses
Adjectives
Questions
Connectives
Singular/Plural
Apostrophe
Commas in lists
Exclamation marks
Apostrophe (possession)
How to help your child Read some of our books
Visit the library or use the internet to find out about our Topic

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Term 2 The Fire of London
Genres Information
Story retell
Information
Instructions
Diary
Poetry
Books Fiction: Toby and the Great Fire, Toby and the King, The Fire Cat

Non Fiction: The Great Fire of London, Beginning History – The Great Fire of London, Great Events The Great Fire of

LondonPoetry: Fire Poems

Spellings ed, ing, er, est, y, ll, lk, u for o, ey, eys, or, ar, Tricky words
Grammar Nouns
Pronouns
Verb tenses
Verbs and Adverbs
Adjectives
Questions
Statements
Connectives
Singular/Plural
Apostrophe
Commas in Lists
Speech
How to help your child Look, Say, Cover, Write, Check spellings

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Term 3 At the Seaside
Genres Story
Poetry
Newspaper report
Information
Diary
Instructions Design and Make
Books Fiction: Sally and the Limpet, The Lighthouse Keeper’s Lunch, Tiddler, Katie Morag, The Whale and the Snail, The Night Pirates

Non Fiction: Seaside creatures, Under the sea, Seaside Holidays then and now

Poetry: Commotion in the Ocean

Spellings ment, ness, ful, less, ly, contractions, tion, Homophones, Tricky words
Grammar Nouns, Verbs, Adverbs and Adjectives
Verb tenses
Speech
Questions, Statements, Exclamations and Commands
Connectives
Apostrophes
How to help your child Visit the Seaside and talk about what you see
Spot the nouns, verbs, adverbs or adjectives in a sentence
Read a range of books both Fiction and Non fiction
Learn a poem

Numeracy

 

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Term 1 Explorers
This term your child will be learning about Number and Place value- count in steps of 2 3 5 , recognise place value of a digit, use number facts to solve problems
Addition and Subtraction – solve simple addition and subtraction problems, add two two- digit numbers
Multiplication and Division – recall and use table facts to solve problems
Statistics- Ask and answer questions about data
Measures – length and height, measure using standard measures (km, m and cm)
Measures – money use symbols for pounds (£) and pence (p)
Measures – compare and sequence intervals of time
Shape – identify the properties of 3D shapes
Geometry, Position and Direction – order and arrange objects into patterns
How to help your child Talk about numbers and write numbers 2 digit and 3 digit
Count forwards backwards and in 2s and 5s and 10s
Learn tables 2 5 and 10
Use real money and play shopping games, record amounts
Ask your child number calculations to improve their mental recall

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Term 2 The Fire of London
This term your child will be learning about Number and Place value- order numbers to 100, use bigger and smaller symbols
Fractions – recognise and write fractions
Addition and Subtraction – add 2 digit numbers and tens, add 3 one digit numbers
Statistics- Ask and answer questions about data
Measures – time tell the time to 5 minutes, know minutes in an hour , hours in a day
Measures – mass, volume and capacity
Multiplication and Division – show multiplication can happen in any order
Shape – know line of symmetry, identify and describe 2 D shapes
Position and Direction – know right angles
How to help your child Talk about numbers and write numbers 2 digit and 3 digit
Count forwards backwards and in 2s and 5s and 10s
Teach your child the time using a clock face
Learn times tables
Ask your child number calculations to improve their speed

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Term 3 At the Seaside
This term your child will be learning about Number and Place value- write number to 100 in words
Fractions – recognise equivalent fractions
Addition and Subtraction – Check calculations by working backwards
Statistics- make pictograms, tally charts, block graphs and simple tables
Measures – length and height, mass, volume and capacity, compare and order measures
Multiplication and Division – know times tables, use them to solve problems
Shape – identify 2D and 3D shapesRevise previous learning
How to help your child Ask your child number calculations to improve their speed
Continue to learn times tables
Use rulers and tape measures at home to measure objects
Weigh items for example for a recipe or simply members of the family

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Topic

Autumn Term – Explorers
Area Of Learning Objectives
Science To find out about animals from America, Australia and Antarctica.To know how animals adapt to their environment.
ICT To be able to change the size and style of font.
To know which font is appropriate for a task.
To be able to add a picture to text.
To be able to move a robot.
To be able to record special events.
Art To explore Native American art.
To be able to make a totem pole using 3d shapes.
To explore Aboriginal symbols using different mediums e.g. paint, paper, clay.
To draw portraits of different explorers.
History To place events on a timeline.
To know who Christopher Columbus was and why he is remembered today.
To know who Captain Cook was and why he is remembered today.
To know why Scott of the Antarctic is still remembered today.
Geography To know about continents and oceans.
To know where each explorer went and how they got there.
To map each journey.
Design Technology To make a totem pole using 3d shapes.
To make a ship that will float on water.
Music To know about Native American music.
To beat a rhythm using a drum.
To compose and perform music to represent different continents.
To learn the basic skills for a stringed instrument.
Physical Education To take part in team games.
To be able to throw, catch and strike a ball.
Religious Education To identify different celebrations-including Christmas.