Half termly letter – Remarkable Romans 2

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Maths
We are investigating the properties of
2D and 3D shapes and understanding
how we can use different criteria to
sort them e.g. symmetry, angles,
faces, edges, vertices.
We will be working on doubling and
halving and how this relates to
multiplication and division before
moving onto further tables and x and
÷by 10 and 100. We will be practising
telling the time including Roman
Numerals.
Dragonflies
Class
Autumn 2
2015
Topic
This half term we
will be continuing
our Romans topic by
learning about the
impact they had on
Britain after they
had settled here,
and the legacy they
left us.
We will focus on
their towns,
houses, way of life
and inventions such
as road.
The Remarkable
Romans
We will then move
onto our science
Personal,
Socialof
and Emotional Development
topic
electricity.
The
whole –school
RE week
focusSEAL
on theme this half
term is
Christianity and
‘Getting on and Falling out’ which
advent.
will also
be a focus of our anti –
bullying week.
.
Circle time – we will discuss
different issues, school council news
and ‘Thunks’ (questions which make
you think!)
Don’t forget!
Class ‘Sharing our
Learning’ session
20.11.15
1.45 – 2.45pm
Home Reading
Please read for at
least 15 minutes
each day.
Remember to sign
and comment in
your reading diary.
Home Learning
Don’t forget that
your spellings,
reading, and maths
passports also count
as part of your home
learning.
English
We are exploring the
features of newspapers
and how reports are
written. We will learn
how to write our own
newspaper report.
We will then move onto
to adventure and mystery
stories and learn how to
write and plan our own
version.
.
In our SPAG sessions we will be
focusing on verb endings – tenses
including irregular past tense,
apostrophes, suffixes; es, er, ed, ing
and prefixes ‘dis’ and ‘un’, the ‘ay’
sound and homophones.
Physical Development
PE sessions will be
dance on Wednesdays
and on Fridays it will
be rugby skills with
the sports coach.
Please ensure your
child has a named PE
kit in school for
these days. It is
preferable to have
separate footwear for
indoor and outdoor
tasks e.g. plimsolls
and trainers.
(Spare socks, warm
Creative
Roman town giant class collage
Cooking/preparing Roman food,
designing menus.
Mosaics
Christmas crafts
Music – singing (Roman related song!)
Spelling test
Spellings should be
practised at home
and will be tested
every Friday.
Extra dates
Anti bullying week
16th – 20th Nov.
Christmas craft day
25.11.15
(All help is
welcome!)
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