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Mrs Sarah Hall

Year One

 THIS HALF TERM WE ARE CONTINUING THE TOPIC:

FAMILY ALBUM

on Monday 29th January we visited ‘Cusworth Hall Museum’ .

The children had a fabulous day  learning all about what it was like to be a child in Victorian Times.

 

ENGLISH

We will be reading these books:

  • ‘Grandpa's Island’ by Susan Chen 
  • 'Matchbox Diary' by Paul Fleischman
  • 'Victorians'
  • ‘The Large Family’ by Jill Murphy

 

We will look at film clips from Mary Poppins and Bedknobs and Broomsticks.

 

In English we will learn…

  • To discuss our feelings.
  • To write descriptions.
  • To write narratives.

MATHEMATICS

  • Continue to develop number and place value by investigating the ages of our family members.
  • We will find the difference between people’s ages.
  • We will investigate our height.
  • We will investigate length by measuring body parts such as our hand span.

 

SCIENCE

  • Identify parts of the human body.
  • Sequence our development from baby to adult.
  • Identify materials and discuss their properties.

LET’S GO GLOBAL

  • We will investigate how charities support the elderly.
  • We will investigate how we can help the elderly.
  • We will investigate how people in other countries show respect for the elderly.

ART AND DESIGN TECHNOLOGY

  • We will investigate colour, shape and space by painting self-portraits.
  • We will use paper plates to create members of our families.
  • Make our own family trees.

 

 

HISTORY/GEOGRAPHY

  • Investigating how Thorne and Moorends has changed since we were born, our parents were born and our grandparents were born.
  • Investigating how we have changed since we were born.  What can we do now that we couldn’t do as babies?

RE/PSE

  • We will be looking at Christian celebrations such as wedding ceremonies, christenings and Ash Wednesday (Pancake Day).

Computing

  • Word process, print, save and retrieve data to include within our ‘Family Album’.
  • We will learn how to cut and paste images into documents.