WHAT ARE WE LEARNING ABOUT?
In English this half term we are learning about and writing formal letters.
We are following that with a week of WOW writing on the theme of friendship.
Finally, we are learning how to build suspense in narrative writing.
In maths this half term we learning about the properties of shape: triangles; quadrilaterals and polygons. We will be learning how to calculate missing angles.
Following on from shape we are identifying common factors and multiples and learning about prime numbers.
We then revisit multiplication - learning to multiply upto 4 digits by 2 digits using the formal written method.
Moving onto area and perimeter. We will be finding the area, volume and perimeter of a variety of shapes including parallelograms and triangles using a formaulae
Finally, we will revise and build on our knowledge and understanding of division, learning how to divide by 2 digits using the long division formal method.
Our topic work this half term is all about electricity and light. We will be answering the question 'How can we help the lighthouse keeper?' by learning: