Class Y4/3 - Miss May

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Welcome to Class Y4/3.

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What are we learning? - Spring Term 2018/19

Burps, Bottoms and Bile!

As Authors ... we will explore non-chronological reports and explanation texts. We will use persuasive language to write a persuasive text. We will get our teeth stuck into a novel and explore it in great detail. Also we will creative a fantasy story linked to the digestive system.

As Scientists ... we will explore the human digestive system in all its guts and glory. We will investigate the function of each of the organs responsible for the digestion of food. We will explore different types of teeth and dental hygiene.

As Musicians ... we will create a song linked to our bodily functions!

During Computing ... we will use search engines and work on how to ensure that we include the necessary detail in a search engine. We will explore basic algorithms. Also we will use software to create a flow chart of the digestive system.

As Geographers ... we will explore where some of our food comes from and the journey it takes.

As Historians ... we will look at how the food we eat may have changed over time and why.

As Designers and Artists ... we will create a digestive system using our sewing skills. We will explore and create a healthy snack.

As Enterprising Learners ... we will focus on initiate, plan, venture and persuade.

What happens to the food we eat?

What are we learning? - Autumn Term 2018/19

I am Warrior! Traders and Raiders

As Authors ... we will create our diaries linked to life in Roman times. We will write adventure stories. Where will our stories take us? We will explore reports and how we can inform people about what Roman and Viking times were like. We will also write a newspaper linked to the Vikings. We will take part in a novel study liked to the Vikings.

As Scientists ... we will explore electricity. We will explore what appliances are electrical. We will study mains powered appliances and battery operated appliances. Also we will discover how to make a circuit and which materials allow electricity to pass through them. How do switches work?

As Musicians ... we will play and perform in solo and ensemble contexts, using our voices and playing musical instruments with increasing accuracy, fluency, control and expression.

During Computing ... we will learn how to use search engines effectively, but also how to stay safe online. We will use search engines to locate further information for our topic.

As Geographers ... we will study maps of the world and discover how the Roman Empire expanded over time. We will compare Britain and Italy. We will develop our understanding of maps and we will be using keys to explore maps. Also we will track routes that the Romans and Vikings took during invasions.

As Historians ... we will learn about the way of life in the Roman period, the Anglo-Saxon period and the Viking period. We will study the Roman Empire and its impact on Britain. We will study key historical figures from the time periods.

As Designers and Artists ... we will explore a range of materials and select the appropriate ones to support us in our 3D creations. We will create coins using clay and design a shield step by step.

As Enterprising Learners ... we will focus on communication, collaboration and creativity.

What makes a warrior?