Our literacy work this half-term will be based around Hidden Figures, a text about three black women who worked at NASA in the 1950s-60s. We will be learning to consider the audience and purpose for which we are writing, and will be beginning to use brackets and dashes to add parenthesis.
In maths we will be focusing on statistics – reading and interpreting line graphs and timetables to solve problems. We will also be working on the formal vertical method for multiplication, and learning short division by 3 and 4.
In science our big question is ‘Do all animals and plants start life as an egg?’. During this topic we will explore life cycles and how different animals rely on each other for survival.
In humanities our big question is ‘Why should gunpowder treason and plot never be forgotten?’. During this topic we will learn the reasons for the gunpowder plot, the English civil war, and will be exploring the Great Fire of London.