# What are we learning this week?

Summer 1

23.4.19

In maths, we will be recapping our topic on fractions and looking at some decimal equivalents.

In English, we will be writing a description of a sea-life creature that we have created.

In Topic, we will be learning about the different oceans around the world.

29.4.19

In maths, we will be learning how to order and compare decimals.

In English, we will be starting our stories based on Finding Nemo.

In Topic, we will be looking at sea life food chains.

29.4.19

Focus: prefixes

Spelling test 7.5.19

Redo

Interact

Superstar

Reappear

Submerge

International

Autobiography

Autograph

Return

6.5.19

In maths, we will be learning how to multiply and divide by multiples of 10.

In English, we will be finishing our stories on Finding Nemo.

In Topic, we will be making our own submarines.

6.5.19

Spelling test: 13.5.19

Focus - /i/ sound

Myth

Gymnastics

Egypt

Pyramid

Mystery

Mysterious

Symbol

System

Symptom

Hymn

13.5.19

In maths, we will be starting our measures topic.

In English, we will be writing persuasive letters to discourage ocean pollution.

In topic, we will be creating luminescent pictures.

13.5.19

Spelling test: 20.5.19

Focus /ĘŚ/ sound

Young

Touch

Double

Does

Couple

Trouble

Touch

Judge

Come

Nothing

20.5.19

In topic and writing we will be preparing for our class assembly on Thursday!

In maths, we will be practising our times tables and taking tests on what we have learnt.

Spellings - please see Y3 and Y4 word list for over h/t

Spring 2

25.2.19

Maths: In Maths we will be consolidating our work on the 4 calculations and solve a range of multi-step problems involving these.

English: In English we will be writing instruction on how to make a potion.

Topic: We will be looking at the properties of solids, liquids and gases.

Our spellings this week are:

Focus: homophones

Your

You’re

Too

Two

New

Knew

No

Know

Where

Were

4.3.19

Maths: We will be starting our topic on Fractions by looking at fractions of amounts.

English: We will be writing a recount of our incredible trip to Harry Potter World.

Topic: We will be investigating volumes of water.

Our spellings for this week are:

Focus – /k/

Scheme

Character

Echo

Chemist

Chorus

Ache

Chaos

Stomach

Technology

Orchestra

11.3.19

Maths: We will be investigating equivalent fractions.

English: We will be starting our stories based on Harry Potter.

Topic: We will be investigating changes of state.

Our spellings for this week are:

Focus: words with the /s/ sound

spelt sc

Scissors

Scene

Science

Fascinate

Discipline

Ascend

Descend

Crescent

Scent

Ascent

18.3.19

Maths: We will be ordering and comparing fractions.

English: We will be finishing our stories based on Harry Potter.

Topic: We will be making our own potion bottles out of clay!

Our spellings for this week are:

Focus: dis prefix

Dislike

Disown

Disappear

Disagree

Disappoint

Disobey

Disinfect

Disconnect

Dishonest

Disembark

Spring 1

7.1.19

In Maths, we will be recapping addition and subtraction and learning how to solve multi-step problems.

In English, we will be writing an informative report on the digestive system.

In Topic, we will be dissecting a cow's heart and looking at the different parts.

Our spellings for this week are:

Happier

Sillier

They

Weigh

Measure

Picture

Nature

Musician

Brighter

Crazier

14.1.19

In Maths, we will be looking at addition and subtraction problems involving money.

In English, we will be writing a story based on the digestive system.

In Topic, we will be looking at the amount of sugar in different foods.

Our spellings for this week are:

Immature

Illegal

Impatient

Irresponsible

Irrelevant

Illegible

Immortal

Impossible

Irregular

21.1.19

In Maths, we will be learning how to find factors and multiples.

In English, we will be writing a diary entry based on the Demon Dentist.

In Topic, we will be writing a pledge on how to keep our bodies healthy.

Our spellings for this week are:

Dangerous

Poisonous

Famous

Various

Enormous

Jealous

Courageous

Serious

Curious

Hideous

28.1.19

In Maths, we will be learning how to solve multiplication using the column method.

In English, we will be starting our stories based on the Demon dentist.

In Topic , we will be investigating sounds by measuring decibels.

Our spellings for this week are:

Focus: contractions

Don’t

Won’t

Haven’t

Isn’t

Can’t

We’ll

You’re

You’ll

She’ll

He’ll

4.2.19

In Maths, we will be learning how to solve division using the column method.

In English, we will be finishing our stories based on the Demon dentist adding lots of suspense.

In Topic, we will be learning about healthy minds and healthy bodies.

Our spellings for this week are:

Focus: plural apostrophes

Animals’

Babies’

Boys’

Children’s

Creatures’

Fairies’

Girls’

Men’s

Parents’

Puppies’

Autumn 2

5.11.18

In Maths, we will be learning how to use Roman Numerals.

In English, we will be writing instructions on how to build a Roman fort.

In Topic, we will be having our theatre day with Partake to learn all about the Roman way of life.

Our spellings for this week are:

Stopped

Slipped

Happily

Cautiously

Anxiously

Imagination

Discussion

Mission

Mention

Quietly

12.11.18

In Maths, we will be learning how to add two 4 digit numbers using column method.

In English, we will be writing a character description about Boudicca.

In Topic,  we will be looking at the timeline of the Roman empire.

Our spellings for this week are:

Optician

Musician

Electrician

Magician

Martian

19.11.18

In Maths, we will be learning how to solve problems involving column addition.

In English, we will be retelling the legend of Boudicca.

In Topic, we will be looking at the Geography of the Roman empire

Our spellings for this week are:

Happier

Brighter

Sillier

Longer

Crazier

26.11.18

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

In English, we will be writing a postcard as if we had visited Rome.

In Topic, we will be learning about the similarities and differences between England and Rome.

Our spellings for this week are:

Weigh

Eight

They

Neighbour

Obey

3.12.18

In Maths, we will be learning how to subtract two 4 digit numbers with exchanging.

In English, we will be writing a biography based on Julius Caesar.

In Topic, we will  be making our own Roman mosaics.

Our spellings for this week are:

Measure

Pleasure

Enclosure

Nature

Picture

10.12.18

In Maths, we will be consolidating our knowledge of topics learnt so far.

In English, we will be writing what we have learnt in this topic.

In Topic, we will be creating a database on what we would like for Christmas.

17.12.18

Christmas play and activities!

5.9.18

Getting to know you week! :)

10.9.18

In Maths we will be learning how to represent numbers up to 100,000 using words, pictures and numerals.

In English we will be writing a diary entry from one of the monks who saw the Vikings arrive in Lindisfarne.

In Topic we will be sequencing events during the Viking and Anglo-Saxon period.

Our spellings for this week are:

Focus: Homophones

There

They’re

Their

Know

No

Red

Hear

Here

Blue

Blew

Choose

Chews

Right

Write

Clothes

Close

17.9.18

In Maths we are learning how to count in powers of 10.

In English we are writing a character description based on Hiccup from How to Train your Dragon.

In Topic we are making Viking runes and our own model Anglo-Saxon homes.

Our spellings for this week are:

17.9.18

Focus: homophones

Spelling test – 24.9.18

New – Knew

One – Won

Know – No

Allowed – Aloud

Where – Were

To – Too – Two

24.9.18

In Maths we are learning how to order and compare numbers beyond 1000.

In English we will be writing a narrative based on How to train your dragon.

In Topic we will be studying pictures of Anglo-Saxon artefacts and predicting what they could be used for.

Our spellings this week are:

Spelling test: 1.10.18

Focus: doubling the consonant.

Stopped

Grabbed

Slipped

Swimming

Sitting

1.10.18

In Maths we are learning how to round to the nearest 10, 100 and 1000.

In English we will be writing a dragon fact file based on How to train your dragon.

In Topic we will be learning about Alfred the Great.

Our spellings this week:

Spelling test: 8.10.18

Hungrily

Happily

Cautiously

8.10.18

In English we will be writing about the legend of King Arthur and the sword in the stone.

In Maths we will be learning how to solve a range of problems involving place value.

In Topic we will be visiting the amazing Jorvik centre.

Our spellings for this week are:

Spelling focus: tion suffix

Action

Protection

Mention

Location

15.10.18

In English we will be writing a recount of our trip to the Jorvik centre.

In Maths we will be learning how to count backwards through 0 to include negative numbers.

In Topic we will be making our very own Viking shields!

Our spellings for this week are:

Spelling focus: sion, ssion suffix

Persuasion

Television

Discussion

Possession

22.10.18

In English we will be writing a poem based on a Viking god.

In Maths we will be continuing to solve problems involving place value.

In Topic we will be preparing for our amazing class museum!

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