# What we are learning

Summer 2

4.6.18

Maths - we are learning how to convert metric measurements

English - we are writing a postcard as if we have visited somewhere in America

Topic - we will be travelling to America and finding out about different landmarks.

11.6.18

Maths - we are learning how to tell the time to the nearest minute and solve problems involving timetables.

English - we are writing a persuasive letter - persuading people to visit America.

Topic - we will be continuing our work on landmarks using Google Earth to take a closer look.

18.6.18

Maths - we are starting our new topic of shape by thinking about the properties of 2D and 3D shapes.

English - we are writing a diary entry based on the Indian in the cupboard.

Topic - we will be learning about the Iroquious tribe.

25.6.18

This week some of our class will be in Hathersage Monday to Wednesday. The other children will be joining with Year 3 and they will be undertaking a creative project based on...

When we return:

Maths - we will be continuing our topic of shape by thinking about reflection and translation.

English - we will be writing a narrative based on the Indian in the cupboard.

2.7.18

Maths - We will be learning about coordinates and how to translate shapes

English - We will be writing our poems.

Topic - we will be preparing for our 4th July party!

Summer 1

16.4.18

Maths - we will be learning how to compare and add and subtract fractions with the same denominator.

English - we will be describing different kinds of fish.

Topic - we will be locating the world's ocean and learning about some species.

23.4.18

Maths - we will be learning how to convert some fractions into decimals.

English - we will be writing a story opener for our stories based on Finding Nemo.

Topic - we will be researching different fish found in the Great Barrier Reef and grouping them according to their characteristics.

30.4.18

Maths - we will be learning how to multiply and divide by 10, 100 and 1000.

English - we will be writing the middle of our stories based on Finding Nemo.

Topic - we will be making submarines!

8.5.18

Maths - we will be continuing our learning on multiplying and dividing by 10, 100 and 1000.

English - we will be writing the ending to our stories!

Topic - we will be creating our own underwater creatures making clay.

14.5.18

Maths - we will be starting our new topic of measures!

English - we will be writing descriptions for our underwater creatures.

Topic - we will be painting our clay creatures.

Spring 2

26.2.18

Maths: We will be learning how to multiply by 1 and 0 and how to find factors.

English: We will be learning about the processes of the digestive system to produce an informative leaflet.

Topic: We will be creating 3D digestive systems using a range of resources.

Spellings:

5.3.18

Maths: We will be learning how to multiply 2 and 3 digit numbers by 1 number.

English: We will be writing our informative leaflets and building skills to write a story from the perspective of food going through the digestive systems.

Topic: We will be learning how important it is to look after our teeth and investigating the effects of tooth decay.

Focus: words that are often

misspelt.

Heart

Believe

Accidentally

Remember

Difficult

12.3.18

Maths: We will be learning how to divide 2 and 3 digit numbers by 1 number.

English: We will be writing our digestive system stories!

Topic: We will be learning how to weave!

19.3.18

Maths: We will be starting our work on fractions as we investigate fractions of shapes and amounts.

English: We will be building up to writing our narratives based on the Demon dentist!

Topic: We will be looking at different ways we can keep our bodies healthy.

26.3.18

Maths: We will be continuing our work with fractions by finding equivalents and adding and subtracting fractions.

English: We will be writing a poem personifying tooth decay.

Topic: We will be attempting to create a functional digestive system!

Spring 1

8.1.18

Happy New Year!

- In English this week we will be writing instructions on how to make a potion

- In Maths we will be learning how to add money and solve money addition word problems.

- In Topic we will be looking at how medicines were used in the past.

- Our spellings for this week are:

Potion

Action

Position

Protection

Mention

Location

Rejection

Invitation

15.1.18

- In English we will be writing character descriptions for our narrative based on Harry Potter.

- In Maths we will be learning how to subtract 4 digit numbers without exchanging.

- In Topic we will be starting our woodwork! And investigating solids, liquids and gases.

- Our spellings for this week are:

Comprehension

Persuasion

Explosion

Television

Discussion

Confession

Obsession

Possession

Permission

22.1.18

- In  English we will be building up to write our narrative based on Harry Potter.

- In maths we will learning how to subtract 4 digit numbers including exchanging and solving subtraction word problems.

- In Topic we will be continuing with our woodwork and creating our websites for our potions using Google sites.

- Our spellings for this week are:

Optician

Politician

Musician

Electrician

Magician

Physician

Technician

Dalmatian

Martian

Christian

29.1.18

- In English we will be writing a newspaper report for the daily prophet!

- In Maths we will be learning how to solve addition and subtraction word problems.

- In Topic we will be continuing our investigations of solids, liquids and gases.

5.2.18

- In English we will be writing a recount based on our trip to Harry Potter World!

- In Maths we will be continuing our learning on addition and subtraction word problems and learning how to distinguish between the two operations.

- In Topic we will be making bath bombs!

12.2.18

- In English we will be writing our own poetry based on the poem from Macbeth!

- In Maths we will be learning how to multiply numbers using concrete and pictorial resources.

- In Topic we will be building up to our class event on Thursday the 15th!.

- Our spellings for over half-term are to look at the Y3/4 word list and H/F words. After half-term the children will be tested on 10 random ones from these sheets.

Autumn 2

Welcome back for a brand new half-term, we hope you had a great break!

30.10.17

We are lucky to have a visit from Partake theatre this week who will be talking to us about our brand new topic - I am Warrior!

In maths we will be learning how to use Roman Numerals

In Topic we will be preparing for a Roman invasion by building forts.

In English we will be writing instructions of how to build your own fort.

6.11.17

In maths we will be solving problems involving place value.

In topic we will be learning about the Roman Empire and created a timeline of events.

In English we will be writing character descriptions about Boudicca.

13.11.17

In Maths we will be learning how to count in multiples of 6,7,9 and 25.

In topic we used Google Earth to locate different landmarks in Rome.

In English we retold the story of Boudicca.

20.11.17

In Maths we will be learning how to understand negative numbers in real-life contexts.

In Topic we looked at how Rome has changed over time.

In English we wrote a postcard as if we were writing from Rome.

27.11.17

In Maths we will be learning how to add two 4 digit numbers together.

In Topic we created Roman coins.

In English we wrote a biography of the life of Julius Caesar.

4.12.17

In Maths we will be learning how to apply our knowledge of addition to a range of problems.

In English we will be writing a diary entry as if we were a Roman gladiator.

11.12.17

We will be practising for our fabulous Christmas play!

In Maths we will be solving a range of problems using the skills we have learnt this term.

In English we will be continuing our work on our diary entries.

18.12.17

Christmas Activity Week!!!

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