Curriculum: Autumn Term 2017
- Recognise which numbers are divisible by 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 9 and 25 and identify multiples
- Find factors; recording results systematically and finding all factors of a given number
- Compare and place fractions on a line
- Find equivalent fractions and reduce them to their simplest form Use mental strategies to multiply and divide multiples of 10 and 100
- Use a written method to multiply 3-digit and 4-digit numbers by 1-digit numbers and estimate answers
- Divide 3-digit numbers by 1-digit numbers using a written method and express remainders as a fraction and solve division word problems
- Use a protractor to measure and draw angles in degrees
- Recognise, use terms and classify angles as obtuse, acute and reflex
- Recognise that angles on a line total 180° and angles round a point total 360°
- Identify and name parts of a circle including diameter, radius and circumference
- Draw circles to a given radius using a pair of compasses; relate angles to turns, and recognise that a 360° angle is a complete turn
- Use angle facts to solve problems related to turn Place numbers to 100 000 and decimals up to two places on a line
- Round numbers to the nearest 10, 100 and 1000 and decimals up to two places to the nearest whole number
- Compare and order numbers with up to two decimal places
- Reduce fractions to their simplest form
- Know and recognise equivalent fractions and decimals to half, tenths and fifth
- Revise mental and written addition and subtraction strategies
- Choose to use a mental strategy or written method to solve addition and subtraction
- Choose to solve word problems involving multiplication and division questions including 2- and 3-digit by 1-digit and 2-digit by 2-digit using a mental or a written method
- Use mathematical reasoning to work out a function
- Identify the operation being used on numbers,
- Understand that addition and subtraction are inverse operations multiplication and division,
- Use function machines.
In this unit, the children explore the Big Question: Which animal makes the toughest migration? They read the interactive eBook, using the skills of skimming and scanning to find answers to questions and using the organisational features of the eBook to find information. They revise and develop using relative clauses to present information clearly. In their writing task, children plan and write a chronological report about a specific animal migration.
n this unit, the children explore narrative poems, focusing in depth on the work of two poets. They learn about information retrieval, answering questions that require literal comprehension, inference, deduction and imagination. They watch and enjoy a poet reading his work. They write the ‘back story’ to a poem in narrative form and compose an autobiographical narrative poem.
This half term we will be doing Ice-Skating
This term Art and Design is being taught as across-curricular subject. This means we will be undertaking different projects that are linked to core subject such as History but include elements of Art and Design e.g making Gas Masks linking in with the theme of WWII.
This ‘Forces’ unit will teach your class about balanced and unbalanced forces, gravity, friction and the use of mechanisms such as levers, gears and pulleys. The children will identify forces and complete force diagrams. They will find out about Isaac Newton and his discoveries about gravity, completing a comprehension about his life and his work. The children will look for patterns and links between the mass and weight of objects, using newton metres to measure the force of gravity. Furthermore, they will work collaboratively to investigate air and water resistance, participating in challenges to design the best parachute and boat. They will have the opportunity to work in a hands-on way to explore friction, developing their own brake pad for a tricycle. Finally, they will find out about different mechanisms, including levers, gears and pulleys, and will design their own marvellous machines.
Ancient Egypt: This Ancient Egypt unit will teach your class in depth about the achievements of this ancient civilisation. They will learn about how and where the ancient Egyptians lived, what was important to the daily lives of ancient Egyptians, who Tutankhamun was and how mummies were made. The children will also learn about how Egyptian people used hieroglyphs to communicate.
This term pupils will be designing building their own 3D models using a new design software called TINKERCAD. Their designs will then be created using the schools 3D printer.