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Week beginning 4th November 

In maths we will be identifying angles which are smaller and greater than right angles around the classroom and within shapes. 

In English we are learning to use the connectives But, Or, Yet and So (BOYS sentences) to join two parts of a sentence together. 

In 'Gods and Mortals' we will be exploring the myth of Arachne versus Athene.

Week beginning 27th November 

In maths we are learning to understand column subtraction including borrowing values from the correct column and showing this correctly within our calculations. 

In English we are learning to create a description of our mythical beast by using the range of sentence starters and 2A sentences.

In 'Gods and mortals' we will be exploring the art form of mosaics by designing our very own to create.   

Week beginning 20th November 2017

In maths we are learning to understand which calculations require us to group values to carry forward and which do not. We will also be making sure we show our calculations in number sentences. 

In English we are learning to develop our sentence starters to make our writing more appealing to the reader. these will include fronted adverbials, adjectives and emotions. 

In 'Gods and mortals' we will be designing our very own mythical beast by using existing features of animals which we will then name and present to each other. 

Week beginning 13th November 

In maths we are learning to group values and carry them forward into the next column using column addition with 3 digit numbers. 

In English we are learning to create alliteration effectively and use it within our very own poems.

In 'Gods and mortals' we will be tasting the foods of the ancient Greek people to find out how different their diet is to our own in the twenty first century.  

 

Week beginning 6th November

In maths we are learning to understand what column addition is and how we can use the layout correctly by transferring place value counters.

In English we are learning to identify and create rhyming couplets within a poem about Icarus and Daedalus to describe their journey.

In 'Gods and Mortals' we are learning about the origins of the Olympic games and how they have been adapted throughout history.   

Week beginning 30th October

In maths we are learning to show addition and subtraction calculations using the bar method whilst using 2 and 3 digit numbers. 

In English we are learning to create 2A sentences (sentences which include 2 adjectives side by side) to describe the mighty, powerful Zeus.

In 'Gods and Mortals' we will look at ancient Greek art work and compare the designs to that of our previous topics of the Stone Age. 

Week beginning 18th September

In maths we are learning to break each value represented within a 3 digit number whilst also identifying how many complete tens, hundreds and ones there are.

In English we are learning to develop a letter as though we were within the Stone Age detailing what we can see, smell, hear, taste and feel. 

In 'Tribal Tales' we are creating Stone Age art based upon some of the earliest art forms found around the world. 

Week beginning 11th September

In maths we are learning to understand the value of each digit within 2 and 3 digit numbers using a range of games and challenges. 

In English we are learning to create 'show not tell me' sentences which lets us describe what is happening in our writing.

In 'Tribal Tales' we are learning to safely use the internet to research key facts about the landscape within the Stone Age. 

 

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