What are we learning about?
This term we will be time travelling through the past, focusing on the development and decline of the British Empire. We will also having a brief stop off at different time periods on the way, with a particular focus on the Victorians!
Street child by Berlie Doherty
Victorian nonsense poets: Lewis Carroll and Edward Lear
Writing in character
Grammar focus - clauses
Written methods for multiplication
Division by a one digit number
2D and 3D shapes
Area and perimeter
Tables and bar charts
Weekly times tables tests.
How can you help?
Research about empire – what is it? When was the British Empire at its strongest?
Practise and discuss spellings with children.
Could you watch ‘Oliver!’?
Practise recall of tables and division facts.
Home learning project: different activities to do with travelling through the past: map work, diary entry, research... See the card below