Beech Class

Welcome to our Beech Class page. This is where we will be sharing our news and topics for this year .

Autumn term:

Reading

In reading we will be exploring new vocabulary in a variety of texts including non-fiction, narrative and poetry.

In our topic lesssons we will be reading Escape from Pompeii by Christina Balit and Romans on the Rampage by Jeremy Strong.

Writing

In our English lessons this term we will be focusing on writing stories and working on developing an exciting plot. We will be developing our sentences to make them more interesting.

In our topic lessons we will be writing a diary entry based on Escape from Pompeii and imagining that we are journalists and writing a newspaper report about the Roman invasion of Britain.

Maths

In maths we will be focusing on place value. We will be learning to partition numbers in different ways, compare and order numbers up to and beyond 1,000 and round numbers to the nearest 10 and 100.

In our topic lessons we will be learning about Roman numerals, money and calendars.

 Spring Term:

Reading

In Whole Class Reading we will be looking at a range of setting descriptions and developing our vocabulary and inference skills.

In our topic lessons we will be reading Giant by Kate Scott.

Writing

In English this term we will be learning how to describe settings to improve our story writing and we will be exploring and writing quest stories.  We will be working on organizing our writing into paragraphs.

In our topic lessons we will be writing a story linked to our science based on the journey of an apple through the digestive system.

Maths

In maths we will be continuing our work on multiplication and division by looking at written methods for both. We will be moving on to looking at fractions and then finally measurement.

In our topic lessons we will be looking a co-ordinates linked to our geography work.

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