Oak Term 6
Term 6 - Around the world in seven weeks
For topic this term are focusing on both fictional and non-fictional pieces of text, featuring aspects of our geography topic on the USA. We will focus our attention to the specific time period of the 1920 and 30’s as many geographical changes occurred in the USA during these decades. From our study on the USA we will create several pieces of writing including setting descriptions, recounts and travel guides.
Using a compass
Flying to America
This term are learning to interpret and present data using different statistical methods. We will look to solve comparison, sum and difference problems using information presented in bar charts, pictograms, tables and other graphs. We will also begin a cumulative review of other mathematical concepts we have covered this year to consolidate our learning.
Finding right angles
Our Science learning this term will incorporate our second biology unit, featuring plants. We will explore the part that flowers play in the life cycle of plants.
Labelling parts of a plant
Fruit of vegetable?
Ms Vousden will be teaching RE this term wherein the children will discover why the bible is important for Christians today. They will learn how the bible is used and how it creates messages of forgiveness and kindness.
This term the children will continue our work on becoming effective presenters and then use a range of different software to collect, analyse, evaluate and present data and information from various sources.
On Tuesdays PCS will teach elements of athletics, including sprinting, throwing and jumping events. On Wednesdays Mr Knox will teach skills for ultimate frisbee and personal fitness, focussing on perseverance and fair play.
We will continue to develop our instrumental skills by learning to play the recorder and reading traditional musical notations. We will look to build our confidence when performing to others.
This term we will explore Ca Pousse! (Growing Things) in French, linking with our science unit of flowering plants.
In PSHE we will learn about how animals and humans change throughout their lifetime, with particular attention to baby developments and how boys’ and girls’ bodies change on the inside. We will also identify what the children will be looking forward to going into Year 4.
Art and DT:
Linking to our geography and science topics, we will learn about the artist Georgia O’Keeffe and her work with nature. For DT we will research and design our own wind powered get-away cars (which city gangsters would have used during the 1920 and 30’s in cities like New York and Chicago).