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Heron

Welcome to Heron class
Teacher: Mr O'Brien
Teaching Assistants: Miss Kanca


Term 5
Our topic this term is:
I am Warrior!

Our topic this term has a History focus, and will take us all the way back to the Roman era.

 We will be learning about the Romans and the Celts. The different lifestyles of Roman classes and the short lives of the famous Roman Gladiators. 

We will be looking at the superior strategies and weapons used by the Romans which saw their Empire spread across Europe.

Homework

Homework this term will include, reading three times a week, spellings and times tables to be practiced daily and two homework projects to be completed over two weeks.


Science Day Oct 2017



'Booknic' May 2018



PE

PE will be Tag Rugby outside on a Monday and Gymnastics inside on a Thursday. Please ensure children have the correct PE kit in school on these days.


Home Reading

The Children will continue to use the accelerated reader program and will be able to quiz on books they have been reading. To support your child with this please take time to ask them questions about what they have read. This will aid the development of their comprehension skills alongside the work they will be undertaking in class. 

Please ensure your child brings their reading folder and reading record to school daily. Children can sign their own reading records if they have read to themselves but children are expected to read to someone else (an adult/older sibling) at least once a week. This is to allow the person being read to, to ask questions ensuring the child has understood what they have read. If you were not able to attend the parent event about helping children with key skills and would like to, please see me to arrange a time where we can go through the content of the evening and different strategies to assist children’s learning. 


Maths
In maths we will be looking at shape, angles, classifying shape and symmetry for the first part of the term. We will then move to measuring perimeter and using decimals with money.

Literacy
This term we will be learning the text ‘King of the birds’, a wishing tale. Our focus will be writing to create suspense. Our non-fiction text will be ‘Granny Kidnapped’ a recount text. We will be focusing on writing our own recounts about events in school for this unit.


Key dates (more info to follow)

Enrichment (dance) - 18th May

Science day - 24th May

Class Express - 24th May


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Nichola Lewington,
18 Apr 2018, 02:43
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Nichola Lewington,
18 Apr 2018, 02:43
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Nichola Lewington,
18 Apr 2018, 02:43