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Jellyfish Class

Welcome to Jellyfish Class!
 
Our teachers are Mrs Martin, Miss Dewar
Miss Gibson and Miss Singh.
 
Summer Term 1 
 
Topic- Study of Benin ( South Africa)
We will be looking at where Benin was located in South Africa and how it became an important place at the time. We will be looking at the religious beliefs of the people and how Art was very important. 
We will be looking at the leaders of the time and how they came to rule. We will be looking into how Benin became a skillful and wealthy place at the time. 
 
 
Summer 2
Map Detectives and Local Case Study of Mevagissey
We are learning how to use and interpret maps of Mevagissey. Looking at the key features and being able to use compass points to give directions and to give grid references to locate places on the map. We will be looking at Mevagissey as a landscape and comparing it with other places in the United Kingdom. 
Novel Study
Summer 1 + 2
How to train your Dragon
Blurb
 ‘You are here to prove yourself a Viking hero. And it is an ancient tradition of the Hooligan Tribe that you should ….’ – Gobber paused dramatically- ‘FIRST CATCH YOUR DRAGON! Ohhhhhhhhh suffering scallops though Hiccup.
 

Literary devices I will be practicing throughout this writing journey:

- More adventurous adjectives

- Expanded noun phrases

- Different action sentence type

- Verb ending y to ies

- Short sentences to create tension

- Homophones

- Headings and subheadings

- A sentence that gives three actions

- Complex sentences using subordinating conjunctions

 

By the end of this unit I will be able to write…

- A wanted poster for a dragon

- A Non Chronological report

- Action Sequence first person narrative

 
Mathematics
Year 3
Multiplication and Division
Children will learn to comparing statements, related calculations, multiply 2-digits by 1-digit, divide 2-digits by 1-digit, scaling and how many ways. 
 
Money
Children will be learning pounds and pence, converting pounds and pence, adding money, subtracting money and giving change. 
 
Length and Perimeter
Children will be learning to measure length and perimeter, equivalent lengths (m and cm), equivalent lengths (mm and cm), compare lengths, add lengths, subtracting lengths, measure perimeter and calculate perimeter. 
 
Fractions
Children will be learning unit and non-unit fractions, making the whole, tenths, count in tenths, tenths as decimals, fractions on a number line, fractions of an amount 1, fractions of an amount 2 and fractions of an amount 3. 
Year 4 
Multiplication and Division
Children will be learning their 11 and 12 times table, multiply 3 numbers, factor pairs, efficient multiplication, written methods, multiply 2-digits by 1-digit, multiply 3-digits by 1-digit, divide 2-digits by 1-digit, divide 3-digits by 1-digit and correspondence problems.
 
Area
Children will be learning what is area, counting squares, making shapes and comparing area. 
 
Fractions 
Children will be learning what is a fraction?, equivalent fractions 1, equivalent fractions 2, fractions greater than 1, count in fractions, add 2 or more fractions, subtract 2 fractions, subtract from whole amounts, fractions of a quantity, and calculate quantities.
 
Decimals 
Children will be learning to recognise tenths and hundredths, tenths as decimals, tenths on a place value grid, tenths on a number line, divide 1 digit by 10, divide 2 digits by 10, hundredths, hundredths as decimals, hundredths on a place value grid and divide 1 or 2 digits by 100.