Tremors

This term our exciting new topic is ‘Tremors’.  We start with a memorable afternoon visiting a local outdoor location to take part in a rock hunt. We will unearth rocks, stones and fossils to kick start our topic. The topic links through to all curriculum areas. An overview of Maths and Literacy skills that will be covered can be found below.  Please do not hesitate to ask your child’s class teacher for any further information.

Literacy including Spelling Punctuation and Grammar

In Literacy the children are going to be learning about how to write an adventure story. They will also be learning about newspaper articles, writing letters and information texts. In all areas listed above, the focus will be drafting, editing and improving in order to create the best final piece that they can.

Our Grammar, punctuation and spelling learning will focus on the following skills;

  • Introduction to paragraphs as a way to group related materials
  • Headings and subheadings
  • Word families
  • Use of a/an

Maths

In Maths this term children will focus our learning on the following skills;

  • Place value
  • Addition
  • Subtraction
  • Problem solving