Year: 5 Cross Curricular Plan Term: Autumn 2014 Off with Her Head! Geography - Describe and understand key aspects of human geography - Types of settlement and land use - Name and locate counties and cities of the UK - Geographical regions and their identifying human and physical characteristics - Land use and patterns - The location of Tudor castles, Hampton Court Palace. History Q. What was life like living in Tudor times? Q. What can we find out about the history and life of King Henry VIII and his 6 wives? Study an aspect or theme in British history that extends pupils’ chronological knowledge. Teacher: Mr Fawdon Numeracy - Money – link to the cost of rides; - Area and perimeter – Tudor settlements - Distance – link to locations of Tudor castles and palaces - Real life problems with a Tudor theme. Literacy - Biographies – King Henry VIII; - Poetry and riddles – Thomas Wyatt; - News paper report – Anne Boleyn’s execution. - Persuasive letters – a plea for release Key books/texts. - Non-fiction texts on Tudors; - Novels - Under the Rose: A Tudor Spy Story (Alan Childs), The Thief, the Fool and the Big Fat King (Terry Deary). Topic: Off with Her Head - Tudors Wow Factor: Tudor Banquet, court dancing, jesters. Possible theatre group visit. Display: Linked to literacy and art. Values: Respect Community Love Peace RRS Articles 24, 29, 42, 13, 32, 33, 34, 35, 36, 37 & 38. ICT To design and create programs. Q. How will we select software to design a range of programs. Q. What can I learn from online, digital maps. Q. Am I able to use a digital camera to present my work/feelings? Online Research. Q. How does the internet help with my learning and everyday life? Q. Why do I need to use the internet safely? RE Domestic Church – Family, Ourselves. Q. What does the word ‘family’ mean to you? Q. What Joys and sorrows do you remember from your family life? Q. What does Paul say about being a holy person? Q. How could you be a peacemaker? Q. What qualities did God give people in the story of Creation? Q. How could you use your unique qualities to help others? DT Mechanisms Q. What is a mechanism? Q. What mechanisms are used on a castles draw bridge? Q. How do gears, levers, pulleys and hinges help make mechanisms move? Art Drawing linked to portraits and computing – Hans Holbein Q. How will digital photography help to capture my emotions? Q. How will editing the photographs with drawing and colour change the look of my mood or expression? PE SCSC – Invasion Games Dance – link to Tudor court dancing. Music Rhythm and melody Children also learn and sing a range of Tudor songs. Outdoor Learning - Use of our ‘Garden of Delight’ for liturgy, story and reflection; - Build a Tudor castle.