Welcome to Class 4!
Mr Ferguson and Mrs Marron welcome you to Class 4.
This half term our topic is called:
A Child's War.A siren sounds, a building crumbles, a Spitfire zooms overhead. Take cover! It's 1939 and Britain is at war. Deep down in the Anderson shelter, learn why nations are fighting and why child evacuees must make the long journey from their homes and families into unknown territory.
Read the diary of Anne Frank, written whilst hiding from the terrifying stormtroopersin a secret annexe, and try to empathise with her hopes and fears.
Make do and mend - and cook up a family meal from meagre rations. delve deep into a bygone era, when loose lips sank ships. And, as peace is declared, let's get ready to celebrate. Mr Churchill says: " It's an unconditional surrender!"
Subjects covered during the topic include:
English: Diaries; Newspaper reports; Letters
Geography: Human geography; cities of the UK.
History: The Second World War:
Computing: Online research; Collecting, evaluating and presenting information. Coding.
Art: Using different materials
PE: Football; hockey
DT: Selecting materials; design research; structures; evaluation. Following recipes; building structures.
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.