Next half terms learning

Next half term in Maths we will be exploring percentages and how they relate to fractions and decimals.

In our English we will be completing writing tasks based off our new key text ‘The Green Ship’. We will also be looking at the reading skills based off the same text.

In Science we will be looking at the growth and development of humans throughout the life cycle. In History we will be exploring the history of Morden Hall Park. In Geography we will be exploring the features of the local area and putting these into a graph.

We hope you all enjoy a well deserved week off and see you on the 24th. Please remember swimming starts on the first Monday back so bring in your swimming costumes. King class need to be at school for 8:30 so we can get to the pool in time for their session.

This week’s learning

This week in Maths we have been learning how to round decimals with 1 and 2 decimal places and understanding the movement of numbers when we divide and multiply by 10 and 100.

In English this week we have been writing and editing a piece of argumentative writing using cohesive devices. In our reading we have been exploring a kenning in order to develop our inference work.

In Geography we have learned about the importance of the Andes mountains in South America and their location. In Science we looked at the life cycle of an Elephant and how it compared with other types of Animals. In DT we helped to prepare and make Quesadillas and why this would be a good healthy option to eat.

Next week’s learning

Next week in Maths we will be turning our focus to decimals and how they relate to fractions.

Next week in English we will be planning and completing a piece of persuasive writing using cohesive devices as a language focus. In reading we will be focusing on a text based off of the deadly 60 tv show,

Next week in History we will be creating posters fighting against the injustice of James Cook taking Tuapaia’s navagational equipment. In Science we will be looking at the life cycle of a bird and how this compares to other animals life cycles. In Geography we will be looking at the mountain ranges in North and South America.

This week’s learning

This week in Maths we have been multiplying fractions by whole numbers and developing skills in recognising when a fraction can be converted.

In English this week we have been looking at cohesive devices and how we use them when creating a balanced argument. In reading we have been answering questions on an extract from the Jungle book.

In History we created a timeline of all of James Cook’s adventures. In Geography we looked at the different climates in North and South America. In science we looked at the life cycle of a reptile and how this compared to other life cycles.

Next week’s learning

Next week in Maths we will be converting improper fractions into mixed fractions and vice-versa. We will also start to explore multiplying fractions.

In English we will be looking at the Jungle book for our reading sessions and in writing we will be starting to create an informative piece of writing based on Zoos .

Next week in Science we will be looking at the life cycle of a reptile. In History we will be creating a timeline of James Cook’s life. In Geography we will be plotting the rivers in South America.