Literacy – Alongside SFA, we will use some time in the afternoons to do some writing based on our topic.
Writing letters asking for fundraiser donations
Non chronological reports about African animals
Labelling and captions
Writing letters to the charity to inform them of our work
Maths – Both year 1 and 2 will be covering number and place value and addition and subtraction within the first half term. This will involve lots of work with concrete resources such as cubes, counters and tens and ones.
Art – African silhouette landscapes
Using chalks on black paper to create
Colour mixing with water colours
Computing – logging onto a computer
e-safety and passwords
used Google to research animals
Beebots on the world map
DT – Salt dough pots
Geography – locating Africa on a map
Looking at Africa on Google Earth
Music – listening to African drumming
beat and rhythm
Learning songs to the Lion King
PE – African dancing to the Lion King
PSHE – working as a team and problem solving by working collaboratively.
Science – life cycles of animals
understanding the vocabulary of carnivores, herbivores, omnivores, prey and predators.