Year Groups: 5/6 Term/weeks: Autumn 1 “We all say we can, and we do!” As readers… we will be extracting information from texts, explaining how texts/characters/events make us feel, retelling what we’ve read with detail, predicting what might happen and making deductions about what we’ve read. As writers… Classes: Kingfishers and Falcons As historians, we will be studying crime and punishment through the ages, from 1450-1900. This will involve looking at chronology, asking historical questions, and using sources of evidence to find the answers. we will be looking at the features of different types of text including instructions, science fiction and narrative poetry. We will be writing our own examples of each of the above texts. As communicators… We will be sharing ideas, contributing to discussions and reciting poetry. CRIME AND PUNISHMENT pictures inspired by the work of famous artists and the techniques we have explored. about ourselves and learning higher numbers. As mathematicians… Religious Education we will be furthering our understanding of We will be exploring Sikhism and comparing the place value, including decimal numbers, ordering different ways Sikhs put their religion into practice. with times table practice and related division facts. As artists, we will be learning and refining we will use these ideas to create our own countries; asking and answering detailed questions applying our learning. Please support your child Bikeability History Workshop with Andrew Skelton 16.09 Food Technology & DT project at Sheldon Lee Abbey week commencing 6.10.14 mood and atmosphere. we will be studying France and neighbouring refining formal calculation methods, and What’s on… drawing and painting techniques which reflect As linguists… and rounding. We will also be learning and Redland School As members of our community (PSHE)… we will be learning about our rights and As scientists… we will be exploring the earth, sun and moon focusing on day, night, seasons and phases of the moon. We will also be looking at our solar system and stars. responsibilities in school and the wider community As computing experts… As active individuals (PE)… we will be learning about e-safety, internet we will be learning the skills and rules of netball and research and evaluating information. will be choreographing a dance in groups.