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What has happened so far?
What’s happening this term?
Our Autumn topic is WW2:
Language Literacy and Communication:
· We are reading the novels “Friend or Foe” by Michael Morpurgo and “The Machine Gunnners” by Robert Westall.
· We are writing as evacuees in both English and Welsh.
· We are reading, analysing and writing poetry about WW2
· We are practicing persuasive writing -including writing statements for applications for Ambassador and Champion roles for Pupil Voice.
Mathematics and Numeracy: We have been doing place value and the four operations and “Position and direction” – we will be making our own battle ships games!
· We have been researching WW2 artists- working collaboratively on the Hwb and using our findings to produce work.
· We will be producing a radio play set in WW2.
Humanities: We are learning about WW2 and the associated geography. We are delivering paired presentations on WW2 to our classmates, using collaborative PowerPoint presentations on Hwb via Google Meet.
Health & wellbeing:
· We are practicing football skills with Miss Preece, a qualified coach and referee!
· We are learning about our emotions through the model “The Chimp Brain.”
· We have already had a visit from PC Davies about drugs and medicines and will be doing some work on healthy relationships through her on-line resource.
Science & Technology:
· We are conducting different investigations with solutes, solvents and solutions in science.
· We are following the “make do and mend” philosophy of WW2 and making some aprons to use in cooking (with WW2 ration ingredients).
· We are using our propaganda poster designs to transfer on to the aprons we sew.
· We have been exploring issues about internet safety and reflecting on how safe our current practice is.
· We have been using lots of features of the Hwb in class and at home to work independently and collaboratively.
· We regularly use Google Classroom’s Google meet to work with our friends
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