Key Term Topic

What was so terrible about the Tudors?

Children will be working in groups of four and taking on a specific job role to increase their independence and collaborative learning skills. They are going to learn about the Tudors, focusing on: The War of the Roses, Religion, Daily Living, Monarchs and another area of their choice. They will be choosing different ways of presenting their findings and sharing their learning with the class.

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Key Subject Focus

Literacy – Children will be continuing to work on their grammar skills and applying these to their writing, showing an awareness of purpose and tone. They will be learning some poetry, writing a diary entry from the viewpoint of August (from our class book, Wonder) as well as composing a newspaper article about the Water Environment Campaign: Yellow Fish.

 Maths – They will be revising the use of formal methods for the four operations. They will be applying these strategies to a range of word problems. In addition, we will be exploring time, revising telling the time on both digital and analogue clocks as well as interpreting timetables.

We will continue to tackle fractions, decimals and percentages as well as our number work and fluency.

Computing – This will depend on what the children choose to make as part of their Tudor project, they will have the opportunity to use: powerpoint, Scratch, moviemaker, cameras, stop motion animation or using the green screen.

Art and DT – Children will be creating a 3D Tudor house using clay. They will have to measure, cut, fit and secure their houses together, including a thatch-effect roof.

History – The children will be studying The Tudors and focusing on the elements above. They will also be understanding the impact the Tudors have had on Peterborough and their own surroundings.

Music – We will be exploring music through the ages and then rehearsing a song linked to their topic Tudors.

RE – Children will be learning about Hinduism and focusing on what different stories and images of deities tell us about their beliefs.

PE – Children will continue with their dance lessons, exploring a range of different dance types including jazz and street dance. They will be putting their skills together to make routines for the different dance genres.


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