Welcome to Class 4!
Mr Ferguson and Mrs Marron welcome you to Class 4.
This half term our topic is called:
Journey through space, the final frontier. Navigate beyond the Sun, the magnificent blazing star at the centre of our solar system!
Investigate the eight planets- Mercury, Venus, Earth. Mars, Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus and Neptune. Take a look at the moon; a celestial body that orbits Earth.
Design a buggy to explore one of the planets and programme it to traverse an alien landscape.
Exploring space is probably the greatest adventure that humankind has ever undertaken. Are we alone or are there other forms of life out there?
Subjects covered during the topic include:
English: Newspaper reports; science fiction narrative
Geography: locating physical features
Computing: programming; using the internet for research.
D&T: selecting materials; design research; structures; evaluation
Science: Earth and Space; working scientifically
PE: Dance/ Tag rugby
Art: using different mediums
History: Significant individuals - Galileo Galilei, Isaac Newton; 1960's Space Race.
Homework: Monday: Maths
Tuesday: Half an hour reading (record in log book or using Oxford Reading scheme online)
Thursday: Learn spellings/ times tables for Friday test
Friday and Weekend: Half an hour reading per day (record in log book or using Oxford Reading scheme
Have you seen the Kids' Zone? Play games, and visit some cool websites.