Hello Sycamore Class!
Class Teacher - Miss Chapman
Teaching Assistant - Mrs Pitron
Summer Term has arrived!
This term we are asking the children what topics they would like to learn about and following their interests. So far the children have chosen dinosaurs, imaginary worlds and space. For an outline of what we are up to this half term see our curriculum overview below. This is only a guide as we are following the children's interests our activities might change!
SUMMER 1 OVERVIEW 2021 Sycamore Class
Selection of fiction books about dinosaurs.
Write what they would do if they had a pet dinosaur.
Read Dinosaur information books
Write dinosaur facts.
Winnie the witch
Over the next two weeks create a spell book with made up spells and an explanation of what each spell does.
A selection of books with imaginary worlds characters.
Continue and finish spell book.
Write a list of what you need to build a rocket .
Non- fiction space books
Write a list of planets or what they would do if they went to the moon
Ride the rays – problem solving
Revisit numbers 11-20
Creative/ Understanding of the World
Dinosaur investigations in the woods
Compare the size of dinosaur feet to our feet
Make dinosaur fossils (salt dough & dinosaur bones)
Make homes in the woods for magical creatures using natural resources
Make potions which link to their spell books in literacy.
Learn about what it’s like to be an astronaut Make a space rocket (2D or 3D)
Make their own planet Marble planets
Wendy’s water ski challenge - balance
Clowning around – coordination ball skills
John and Jasmine learn to juggle – coordination with equipment
Following on from last term with
Beebots. Get the children to have a go on the programming.
Continue to have some on beebots on carpets.
Look at espresso and Dinosaurs. Go to the activities and have a go at the different dinosaur activities. Can they label the dinosaur.
Recap of internet safety with Smartie the Penguin
Double clicking to open a programme or website. Look at espresso and Phonics play games.
How to play a video on a website – play, back, repeat etc.
Go to espresso and look at the Space videos.
Espresso – how to use the search bar to find videos
Use the search bar to find more of the Space videos.
Personal, Social, Emotional Development
Know how to make friends- My family and Me
Try to solve friendship problems when they occur –Make friends, make friends, never ever break friends part 1
Help others feel part of a group - Make friends, make friends, never ever break friends part 2
Show respect in how they treat others – Falling out and Bullying Part 1
Know how to help themselves and others when they feel upset and hurt- Falling out and Bullying part 2
Knowing and showing what makes a good relationship - Being the best friend we can be