Welcome to Class 4!
Mr Ferguson and Mrs Marron welcome you to Class 4.
This half term our topic is called:
Who was Alexander the Great? What were the fantastic Ancient Greek ideas, inventions and philosophies that we still use today? What did the Ancient Greeks wear? What happened at the original Olympic Games? What were the city states? Why were Greek armies so powerful? Who did the Ancient Greeks worship? What were Greek myths?
Find the answers to all these questions and more, as you immerse yourself in life in Greece 2500 years ago. Will you be a Spartan or an Athenian as you compete in the original ancient Olympic Games events?
Subjects covered during the topic include:
English: Myths and legends, reports, biography. We will be reading Skellig for our comprehension lessons.
Geography: Features of Greece - how did the landscape shape the power of Ancient Greece?
History: Impact on the modern world of Ancient Greek ideas.:
Computing: Online research. Powerpoint presentation. Controlling and programming Lego models.
Art: Pop Art; clay modelling.
PE: Cricket, rounders and Danish Long Ball.
Science: Electricity; Working scientifically
Homework: Monday: Cricket World Cup Topic
Tuesday: Half an hour reading (record in log book)
Wednesday: Cricket World Cup Topic
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.