Mr Copsey’s Class 2017-18
Spring Term 1 - Money, Money, Money - (History and D.T Focus)
The text we are focussing on this term is Billionaire Boy by David Walliams.
We will be writing diary entries, newspaper reports, menus, reports and lots of other forms of writing.
We will look at where money began and why money is important today.
We will focus on lifestyles of the rich and the poor and how that has changed throughout history.
Using our electrical equipment, we will look at series and parallel circuits. This will lead onto making alarms suitable for a mini-bank!
(Forces and Magnets)
L’Argent de Poche (Pocket Money)
Autumn Term 2 - The Real Flintstones (The Stone Age)
This term we will be learning about the Stone Age.
We will begin by looking at where the Stone Age is situated in history before looking at the lifestyle of the first humans who lived during this period.
Science - Rocks
Below are the national curriculum objectives we will be looking at:
We will look specifically at fossils linked to the stone age and also the science involved with volcanoes.
Art- Cave Paintings and Stone Age artefacts.
In Art we will be looking at and producing our own cave paintings.
We will also look at creating some stone age jewellery and creating our own versions of Stone Henge using clay.
English- Stig of the Dump
‘Stig of the Dump’ will be our main text that our work in English is based on.
We will be doing descriptive writing, predictions and a sequel to the book.
Autumn Term 1- Fantastic Mr Fox
This term every year group is focussing on a different book by the author, Roald Dahl.
In Class 3 our work will be linked to Fantastic Mr Fox.
English Writing Opportunities
Creating our own sequel.
Instructions on how to catch Mr Fox.
Newspaper report based on the missing chickens.
Report writing on fox’s and their habitats.
Debate on whether fox hunting should be banned.
Addition and Subtraction- Counting the farmer’s animals
Measuring- Measuring capacities to create Bean’s cider.
Animals including humans.
What do we eat? What do animals eat?
Local Area Study- Where do we live?
What did Lightmoor look like in the past?
What would Mr Fox’s den look like underground?
Painting and Patterns
Painting fox masks
Creating the ‘Big Feast’
Making a fox’s den