Year 1/2

Rainforests

 

English

  •          Learn and retell the story of The Gingerbread Man using story maps and oral storytelling techniques. They will substitute the Gingerbread Man for another gingerbread character and then for a flower boy/girl character (linked to History work on George Forrest).
  •          Learn and retell the story of Jack and the Beanstalk.

 

Maths

  •          Addition and repeated addition
  •          Counting on Starting to look at 2, 5 and 10 times tables
  •          Subtraction and repeated subtraction.
  •          Measurement; length, height, weight and volume
  •          Fractions of shapes and numbers

 

Art and Design

  •          Draw and paint pictures of plants from imagination and life.
  •          Learn how to draw a tree.
  •          Learn how to draw a tree frog.

 

Science

  •          Find out about what plants need and where they grow.
  •          Name parts of a tree and parts of a flower.
  •          Plant and care for fast growing seeds and observe using simple equipment.
  •          Name, describe and identify leaves, flowers and trees in the local environment.

 

Geography

  •          Explore the world and locate where we live and where the rainforests are.
  •          Locate the equator and the tropics. What is it like in these areas?

 

History

  •          Find out about the intrepid plant hunter George Forrest and the impact he has made on gardens in the UK today. Read about and re‐enact his expeditions in the 1900s.