Sycamore- Flowerton Museum
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ORLD! SCIENCE!This half term we will be setting up a scientific enquiry
which will involve cleaning coins for the museum. !
GEOGRAPHY!With a focus on modern Greece, we will study the physical aspects of the country including land, climate and vegetation. We will also be investigating trade, land use and use of natural resources as a way of living. !
HISTORYThis half term we will be learning all about Ancient Greece and how it has had an impact on the western world. We will look at the way of life, language, alphabet, myths and legends, Greek Gods and Goddesses.!
COMPUTINGIn computing we will be learning how to use search engines to rank and sort information. We will also be securing our knowledge and understanding of how to use technology safely.!
FRENCHWe will be developing our speaking and listening skills through the learning of new words and phrases. !
REIn RE this half term we are continuing to learn about Christianity. Our focus will be on Jesus.!
TIVE! ARTThis half term in Art we will be studying art and design
from Ancient Greece. We will use this and our art skills to design and develop our own pottery. !
MUSICIn music we will be listening to different compositions and starting to compose our own for use the Flowerton Museum. We will make and use a Greek lyre. We will continue using Charanga to develop our skills. !
DTWe will be designing and creating our own clay pot based on a traditional Greek design. !
We will be working for Flowerton Museum helping to collect and present information for the Ancient Greece exhibition. !
This half term we will be studying myths and legends typically focusing on Greek myths and legends. Learning will involve researching and reading a range of myths and legends, retelling them orally and using styles and typical features and characters to write our own.!We will also be taking part in role play to develop our group work and speaking and listening skills. !Our final unit will be explanation texts. We will study a range of explanation texts, learn the features and use this to start to plan, write and redraft own for the museum. !
This half term we will be working as accountants for Flowerton Museums to help work out profits and visitor numbers through use of inverse operations to check calculations. !We will be learning how to use positional and directional language, co ordinates and grids to show, explain and calculate the movement of the Ancient Greeks over time. We will use lines and shapes to plot routes. !Finally we will be collecting, recording and presenting information in the form of graphs and charts. We will then use these to analyse our findings and give explanations. !
This half term Year 4 are taking part in the Routes for Empathy program. This will involve the whole class, Mrs Patterson, Mrs. Rozgoswka and a lady visitor with her baby.!The aim of the program is to develop children's empathy, respect and care towards others. !This will take part once a week for the course of the half term and will help children to reflect on their behavior and attitude towards others.!
This half term will have a focus on Gymnastics. Mrs Robson will be returning to develop the childrens gymnastics skills further. There will be a focus on flexibility and movement. !
We will also be learning how to play tag rugby competitively and a team will be formed for a local sports competition. !
Will you please ensure that your child has a suitable PE kit in school on Mondays and Thursdays. Please bring the correct kit: trainers or sandshoes, shorts and a white t-shirt. Please encourage your child to change in to a PE kit for PE rather than attending school in a kit. !
If you need to speak to Mrs Patterson, please do so at the end of the school day unless urgent. !