Literacy - - - Geography Shirley Hughes- balloon picture book- chn create their own picture book of an adventure. The Owl and the Pussycat- children write their own version of part of it for the Owl and the Astronautlinked to Neil Armstrong. Newspaper report on Neil Armstrong- mock interview with Armstrong Beegu- retelling, freeze framing/drama activities, drawing the planet. Postcard from Beegu’s planet describing what it is like. https://www.literacyshed.com/the-adventureshed.html - retelling the way home story over video. Year 1 have discovered a mysterious island! What do you find? What do you do? Space poetry. Maths -Place value with numicon and then adding in 10s and 1s using practical resources for less able and 100 square for more able. Then missing number problems. - subtracting in 10s and 1s using place value knowledge and then ‘finding the difference’. Then missing number problems. -money- value of coins and notes and finding different ways to make amounts- link to multiplication of 2 5 and 10. - weight- using non-standard units, then going on to using weights. - length and height- practical investigation in class using rulers and metre sticks. -reading and writing numbers 1-20 in numerals and words. -Capacity using non-standard and then standard units of measurement. - time- seconds and minutes and then digital time. - position and direction- ½, ¼ and ¾ turns- link to topic - creating an imaginary map of an island with a key in pairsinclude geographical vocabulary- e.g. island, sea, bay, harbour, river -naming and identifying characteristics of the 4 UK countries and their capitals- Barnaby bear video footage- cbeebies Barnaby bear visits Edinburgh castle. Link to Katie Morag. Let’s Explore! History -Lesson on Neil Armstrong- looking at era and writing a letter to Neil Armstrong. -Lesson on Christopher Columbus-connect to Literacy and geography -comparing and contrasting lives of Neil Armstrong and Christopher Columbus- looking at differences between eras. -Time lines- looking at timeline for Christopher Columbus then Neil Armstrong. Chn given images and have to think which came first and then next. Create a timeline for display. Science- light and dark Computing -Big question- Why is the sun good for us/bad for us? -In groups- turning on a computer safely and opening up a program. Then opening and saving a document. -that when it is dark other senses can be used to help us find things and identify things- chn guide each other to a spot blindfolded- what senses did you have to rely on to get to the end?- link to directions in geography - Scratch on ipads- programming. -what light helps us in the world? Where does light come from? • observe and name a variety of sources of light, including electric lights, flames and the Sun- sorting objects into ‘natural’ and ‘artifical’ Music -Grouping materials- experiment finding out which materials light can pass through. -Chn then compose their own piece of music using selection of instruments. Link to Beegu- a calm piece he would like to hear to help him relax on earth. -shadow hunt around the school- where did you find shadowswhy do you think they were there? Following a score using symbols- as a class, then in groups. R.E- Islam - 5 pillars of Islam -Ramadan- Mid June P.E- athletic and ball skills focus. - Throwing and catching games- focus on looking at the ball and standing ready to catch. - Islamic weddings and celebrations- compare and contrast with Christian weddings/ceremonies. -athletics- working in a team- relay races. - obstacle courses to improve agility and co-ordination. DT -Designing and building their own spaceship- what materials are they going to use and why. Art - Link to light and dark. Using black sugar paper and chalk to explore contrast. Silhouette drawings.