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Literacy Links

Theme Overview

Narrative Stories from other cultures (3 weeks) Non Narrative Information Texts (3 weeks)

African Locality (Geography)

Numeracy Links Maths week – Data Handling – linked to Bonfire Night I can construct and interpret graphs with scales that are in 1s, 2s or 5s (support given for choosing scale).

Tessellation linked to Art and printing

Outcome/ TASC Compose and perform a piece of African themed music – see Parent workshop

Science Unit 4E – Friction 2c Learn about friction, including air resistance, as a force that slows moving objects and may prevent objects from starting to move. 1a, 1b 2a, 2b, 2c, 2d, 2e, 2i, 2j, 2k, 2l, 2m

ICT 1b Prepare information for development using ICT, including selecting suitable sources, finding information, classifying and checking

Enrichment Sponsored event to raise money for Mat-to-fore Charity – Ghana charity Sing-a-thon

I can use a search engine to find specific relevant information to use for a topic. 3a To share and exchange information in various forms including e mail. (Contact with charity)

Geography 6b) A locality in a country that is less economically developed. 1a, 1d, 1e, 2a, 2c, 2d, 2f 3a, 3b, 3c, 3f, 3g 5a – See attached for statements and skills

History Changes to the village over time 4a Use a variety of sources to find out about events, people and changes. Use documents, printed sources (e.g. archive materials) the Internet, databases, pictures, photographs (Primary sources – Mr Filby) Art 4c Artists, craftspeople and designers in different times and cultures. 2b Apply and develop use of tools and techniques, including drawing. 2c Design and make images and artefacts that communicate observations, ideas and feelings by using a variety of methods.

Design Technology 1a Generate ideas after thinking about who will use them and what they will be used for, using information from a number of sources.

2f Follow safe procedures for food safety and hygiene. I select ingredients for my food product . I work in a safe and hygienic way. I measure out my ingredients by weight or quantity, using scales where appropriate. My food product is presented to impress the intended user.

PSHE Charities – Why we collect for others. Parent Workshop

R.E. Christmas 3l) Religion, family and community: how religious families and communities practise their faith, and the contributions this makes to social life. I can show what I know about religious beliefs, ideas and teachings.

Stomp type Music compositions and performance in groups Children to bring in something to play (cans, cardboard tubes, boxes, beaters)

Music Drums, beat and African instruments, Singing 1b Play tuned and untuned instruments with control and accuracy. 1c Perform to audiences. 2a Improvise, developing rhythmic and melodic material when performing. 2b Explore, choose and organise musical ideas within musical structures. I recognise and create repeated patterns with a range of instruments.


African Locality Autumn 2 2013