Our Topic this term is:
In Phonics, we will be learning our Phase 3 sounds and tricky words. We will be focusing on applying our knowledge of sounds to read and write simple words and sentences.
We will start the term by learning all about Chinese New Year, and finding out about how people around the world celebrate. We will be tasting Chinese food, looking at traditional Chinese clothing and watching the special Dragon Dance.
In Literacy, we will be using a 'Talk4Writing' approach to explore the story of We're Going on a Bear Hunt. We will be focusing on describing settings using our senses. We will then explore the story of We're Going on a Lion Hunt, and will be comparing the settings of the two stories. We will then innovate and creating our own class story about a chosen animal and setting.
In Maths, we will be continuing to developing our numeral recognition to 20. We will exploring subtraction using a variety of strategies and resources. We will also be using our number knowledge to solve worded problems, and will be learning all about doubling and halving. We will also be exploring capacity, shape and time.
For more details, please find our Curriculum Maps and Weekly Learning Letters below!