How can we be inspired by nature?
we will be focusing on character and setting descriptions, scene descriptions and character/setting comparisons, imitation, innovation and invention of new stories. We will be inspired by a portal story called Elf Road that was written by Pie Corbett. For non-fiction writing, we will be focusing on instruction writing, persuasive letters, job advertisements, wanted posters and non-chronological reports. For whole class reading sessions, we will be reading The Firework Maker’s Daughter by Phillip Pullman. We will complete VIPERS activities linked to this text.
How do people worship in Hinduism? xplore and reflect on our school value of Friendship. We will also be exploring Hinduism and asking the question:
For Science this half term, Year 3 will focus on plants and Year 4 will focus on living things and natural habitats. Year 3 will develop their understanding of what plants need to grow and will carry out an investigation where they will plant their own seeds. Year 4 will group and compare living things, investigate vertebrates and invertebrates and explore environmental changes.
In Geography, we will explore human geography. We will focus on types of settlements and land use, distribution of natural resources including energy, food, minerals and water. We will ask the question: Where would you build a city?
In Art, we will explore and compare the work of Claude Monet and Van Gogh and be inspired by these artists to create our own paintings.
In DT, we will design, build and evaluate shelters in our outdoor area using natural materials.
In PSHE, we will explore health, wellbeing, and relationships. We will be working through these units on the SCARF PSHE programme.