Welcome to Class 4!
Mr Ferguson and Mrs Marron welcome you to Class 4.
This half term our topic is called:
Ship ahoy! We're off on an exciting expedition with Charles Darwin and his crew on the HMS Beagle. Can you trace his route across the vast ocean? Stop at the magical Galapagos Islands to see the amazing species that helped Darwin develop his theory of evolution by natural selection. See how animals adapt to their environment over time. Imagine how humans will evolve in millions of years - it's a scary thought!
Subjects covered during the topic include:
English: Diaries; letters; Explanations; Newspaper reports.
Geography: Using Maps; Geographical Similarities and differences; Islands of the world.
History: Significant individuals - Charles Darwin:
Computing: Online research.
Art: Pop Art; creating sketchbooks - observational drawings.
Science: Evolution and Inheritance; Living things and their Habitats; Working scientifically
Homework: Monday: Maths (for Wednesday)
Tuesday: Half an hour reading (record in log book)
Wednesday: English homework (for Friday)
Thursday: Learn spellings/ times tables for Friday test
Friday and Weekend: Half an hour reading per day (record in log book)
PE is on Tuesdays and Fridays.
Author of the Year: Michelle Magorian www.michellemagorian.com
Have you seen the Kids' Zone? Play games, and visit some cool websites.