Year 1

As writers we are looking at ‘Cave baby’. We will be bringing our theme to life with our very own cave and looking at a different time period. We will be rewriting this story using talk for write. We will also be looking at the book ‘The Smartest Giant in Town’ and creating fantastic writing based around this story. We are writing character descriptions, setting descriptions and we are going to be writing our own letter in role! We will be practicing using adjectives, conjunctions and focusing on our spellings to make our writing the best that it can be.

 

As readers we will be focusing on using our phonics skills to segment and blend words. For some of us the focus will be on using comprehension to answer relevant questions about the stories and books that we read.

 

As mathematicians we will be looking at number and place value, addition, subtraction. As well this we will be looking at different types of measurement including time, money and geometry-shapes.

 

As scientists we are learning to investigate Plants. We will be planting our own seeds and observing how they grow. We will be looking at what plants need to grow. We will record our findings in a chart or graph. We will also be looking at the change of seasons.

 

As artists we are going to explore different materials and how these can be used to make our own giant.

 

As computer experts we are going to be interpreting and creating our own algorithms as well as learning how to debug programs.

 

As historians we are going to be learning about the Neolithic period. We will be looking at what life was like in the Stone Age and comparing it to now.

 

As theologists we are going to be learning about Judaism including festivals, worship, rituals and ways of life, in order, to find out about the meanings behind them.

 

As philosophers we are going to be discussing philosophical questions based on friendship. We will also be focusing on building relationships as well and the British values democracy, mutual respect and tolerance.