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Flamingo Class

 

Class Teacher: Mrs Robson

Teaching Assistant: Mrs Gainsborough

 

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The Curriculum - Autumn

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Whole Class Read -Image result for how to be a viking cressida cowell Image result for vikings jeremy strong

 

The children will be writing in a variety of genre this term including; narrative (writing own myths), setting descriptions, instructions, letter, newspaper repot 

For example:

Myths                                                                                                                                                         

After reading and researching myths from Norse Mythology the children will have the opportunity to be creative and write their own

Instructions

We will be readign How to be a Vikign by the Children's Laureate Cressida Cowell. The children will write a set of instructions for a young Dane explaining what he/she will have to do to become a mighty warrior.

Newspaper Report

Based on research fo the Lindisfarne raid in 793AD the children will write a newspaper report that includes quotes from eye-witnesses.

Letter

Monasteries suffered greatly at the hands of the Vikings. As monks, the children will be writing to nearby monasteries warning them of the danger that lies ahead.

 

Maths

Y2 - 

  • Read and write numbers to at least 100 in numerals and in words.
  • Recognise the place value of each digit in a two digit number (tens, ones) Identify, represent and estimate numbers using different representations including the number line.
  • Compare and order numbers from 0 up to 100; use <, > and = signs.

    Use place value and number facts to solve problems.

  • Count in steps of 2, 3 and 5 from 0, and in tens from any number, forward and backward.

  • Recall and use addition and subtraction facts to 20 fluently, and derive and use related facts up to 100.

    Add and subtract numbers using concrete objects, pictorial representations, and mentally, including: a two-digit number and ones; a two-digit number and tens; two two-digit numbers; adding three one-digit numbers.

  • Show that the addition of two numbers can be done in any order (commutative) and subtraction of one number from another cannot.

  • Solve problems with addition and subtraction: using concrete objects and pictorial representations, including those involving numbers, quantities and measures; applying their increasing knowledge of mental and written methods.

Y3 -

  • Identify, represent and estimate numbers using different representations.
  • Find 10 or 100 more or less than a given number

    Recognise the place value of each digit in a three-digit number (hundreds, tens, ones).
  • Compare and order numbers up to 1000

    Read and write numbers up to 1000 in numerals and in words.
  • Count from 0 in multiples of 4, 8, 50 and 100

  • Add and subtract numbers mentally, including: a three-digit number and ones; a three-digit number and tens; a three digit number and hundreds.

  • Add and subtract numbers with up to three digits, using formal written methods of columnar addition and subtraction.

  • Estimate the answer to a calculation and use inverse operations to check answers.

 

Science 

Y2 - Everyday Materials

The children will be identifying, classifying and sorting everyday materials around them. They will wxplore the properties of materials such asa glass, wood, plastic, metal and fabric through a variety of fun investigations, whilst considering the purpose of familiar objects and why they are made out of particular materials.

Y3 - Rocks, Fossils and Soils

We will be digging deep and unearthing the fascinating world beneath our feet. We will be

  • finding out about different kinds of rocks and what they can be used for
  • exploring a variety of soils and finding out how they are formed
  • discovering the fascinating world of fossils

Theme - This term Flamingos are Viking Warriors!

Image result for vikings cartoon

Our theme work will cover History, Geography, Music, Art,  DT and ICT as we find out;

  • Who were the Vikings?
  • Where did the Vikings come from?
  • How did they travel to Britain?
  • Why did they come to Britain?
  • When did the Vikings invade?
  • Where did they settle?
  • Everyday Viking life
  • Norse mythology

On October 11th we will be Vikings for the day when a visiting Viking comes to school to recreate life as a Viking in a variety of workshops.

 

Useful Website Links

Check out our Wrawby facebook page for daily/weekly updates about what's happening in Flamingo classroom.

https://www.ttrockstars.com/ - Secure those multiplication tables!

http://uk.mathletics.com/ - Challenge yourself with some maths problems!

 

Spellings

The children will be set weekly challenges durign their SPAG session. A variety of spelling techniques can be appied at home as well as in school. See the pictures below for some ideas.

Spelling Pic 1Spelling Posters

Homework

Homework is given out every half term. Please check homework books for up-to-date information regarding current homework. 

PE

PE is a core subject and we especially take advantage of this at Wrawby. With every attempt to make learning active and engaging, we like to promote a positive and healthy lifestyle at any opportutnity. Please could children bring their PE kits on a Monday and take them home on a Friday. The children will receive 3 PE lessons a week; Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday afternoons, but sometimes we like to mix things up...and it's always good to be prepared! laugh

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