5G - Marvellous Manatees

Our Spring term topic is "Awesome America".  First of all we will blast off into space and find out all about the planets in our Solar System as well as the star constellations.  We will be learning about the first rockets to be launched into space including the famous Apollo 11 that landed on the moon.

 

Returning to Earth, we will study the many amazing geographical features of North America including Death Valley, Yosemite National Park, the Rocky Mountains, the Colorado River and the Grand Canyon as well as the earthquake region around San Francisco.

 

We will also be engaging in a printing project based on the work of American artist, Keith Haring and abstract painting based upon the work of Peter Thorpe.

 

For English we will be looking at Science Fiction stories, as well as reading the contemporary novel 'There's a Boy in the Girls Bathroom' by the American author, Louis Sacher. We will also be learning about how to write an amazing set of instructions and linking this to work around Earthquakes and Volcanoes.

 

In RE we will be looking at how faith affects the way people live their lives, and a unit on Understanding Christianity.

 

In PE we will focus on invasion games and a dance topic linked to our space theme.

 

We are looking forward to an exciting and hard-working term.

Mrs.Williamson and Mr.Grant