"Do all the good you can. By all the means you can. In all the ways you can." John Wesley
This half-term we are going to be learning about lots of exciting and interesting topics in 4M. Read on to find out more about what your child will be doing.
Our unit of study this half-term is shape poetry and descriptive writing. We will be focussing poem ‘What is pink?’ by Christina Rosetti. We will be looking at similes, metaphors and personification. We will also have the opportunity to write our own poems.
We will start this half-term focussing on perimeter and length. We will be recapping different units of measure and looking at conversion. We will also be practising arithmetic and reasoning questions. Our focus times tables for this half-term are the 6x, 7x, 8x, 9x and 12x tables. We also need to be practising at home as much as we can!
This half-term we will be looking at sound. We will look at how sound is made and how sound travels. We will be doing different experiments to explore different sounds and we will also be talking about the importance of protecting our ears from very loud sounds and noises.
This half-term we are going to be looking at Europe. We will be using maps, atlases and globes to locate different European countries. We will then be focussing on a region of a European country and comparing and contrasting to where we live. We will be looking at different human and physical features too.
Our unit this half-term will be looking at how we live our lives and relating this to Christianity. We will be looking at the story of Jesus in the Wilderness and how this relates to Lent and the Easter story. We will also be discussing the theme of sacrifice.
This term in computing we will be focusing video and multimedia. We will be creating our own videos using green screen technology. We will be using apps such as ‘Sticknodes’ to create a moving animation. We also going to be using lego to create our own animations too!
This half-term we are going to be learning how to play badminton. We will be focussing on improving our hand-eye co-ordination and be using this to play rallies with our partner. We will then be playing against each other in order to showcase the skills that we have learnt.
In PSHE, we will be discussing how to keep ourselves healthy, both physically and emotionally. We will discuss recognise how different friendship groups are formed, how we fit into them and the friends we value the most. We will also be looking at the role of leaders and the importance of understanding our own roles within society.