Planning

Under the sea

 

LITERACY

Children will be describing characters and settings, planning new adventures and writing amazing stories of their choice.

Children will be learning how to write to someone, postcard, letter…

Children will be learning how to write instructions.

Children will learn how to write, say and recite different sea poems.

 

MATHS

Measurement – Time

Compare a sequence of time. Read time nearest to 15 minutes. Know how many seconds in a minute, etc…

Position and direction

Order and arrange combinations of mathematical objects in patterns and sequences.

Describe position, direction and movement, including movement in a straight line and distinguishing between rotation as a turn and in terms of right angles for quarter, half and three-quarter turns.

Statistics

Interpret and construct simple pictograms, tally charts, block diagrams and simple tables.

Ask and answer simple questions by counting the number of objects in each category and sorting the categories by quantity.

Ask and answer questions about totalling and comparing categorical data.

Addition and subtraction

Add and subtract numbers using concrete objects, pictorial representations, and mentally, including two two-digit numbers and adding three one-digit numbers.

Recognise and use the inverse relationship between addition and subtraction and use this to check calculations and solve missing number problems.

Multiplication and division

Recall multiplication and division facts for 2, 5 and 10 and use them to solve simple problems.

Solve problems involving multiplication and division, using materials, arrays, repeated addition, mental methods, and multiplication and division facts, including problems in contexts.

 

SCIENCE

Find out about and describe the basic needs of animals, including humans, for survival (water, food and air).

Describe how animals obtain their food from plants and other animals, using the idea of a simple food chain, and identify and name different sources of food.

Describe the importance for humans of exercise, eating the right amounts of different types of food, and hygiene.

 

ART

Use drawing, painting and sculpture to develop and share their ideas, experiences and imagination.

Know about the work of a range of artists, craft makers and designers, describing the differences and similarities between different practices and disciplines, and making links to their own work.

 

HUMANITIES

Use world maps, atlases and globes to identify the United Kingdom and its countries.

Name, locate and identify characteristics of the four countries and capital cities of the United Kingdom and its surrounding seas.

Identify seasonal and daily weather patterns in the United Kingdom.

Use basic geographical vocabulary to refer to key physical features, including beach, cliff, coast, sea and ocean.

Use basic geographical vocabulary to refer to key physical features, including forest, hill, mountain, river, soil, valley and vegetation.

Significant historical events, people and places in their own locality.

 

ICT

Times tables Rock Star, other maths games and Spelling Shed.

Search for information and facts.

 

MUSIC

Listen with concentration and understanding to a range of high-quality live and recorded music.

Use their voices expressively and creatively by singing songs and speaking chants and rhymes.

 

PE

Master basic movements including running, jumping, throwing and catching, and begin to apply these in a range of activities.

Participate in team games, developing simple tactics for attacking and defending.