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Bomber Command

As Historians we will learn how to:

Identify how Lincolnshire was significant during WW2.

Investigate the role of the Spitfire in the Battle of Britain

Identify the role of Winston Churchill and his significance as a leader during WW2.

Research Guy Gibson and his role during the war.

Identify why the Battle of Britain was considered a ‘turning point.’

As scientists we will learn how to:

Know the main circuit symbols.

Draw circuit diagrams using the correct symbols and label the voltage correctly.

Explain the effect of increasing or decreasing the voltage on different parts of a circuit.

Identify and explain how major discoveries led to the

widespread use of electricity.

Create an electrical quiz board linked to topic work.

 

As citizens we will:

 

Consider the impact of life in wartime on children and families.

Identify issues that may face me when transferring to Secondary school and develop strategies to deal with these.

Ideas for supporting your children’s learning this term.

Continue to read with your children on a regular basis and check their understanding by asking relevant questions about the story line, characters and their effect on the reader.

Continue to support your children in learning their times tables (including division facts) and test them regularly with quick-fire questions to improve their mental recall of these facts. Make links between times tables and findoing fractions, decimals and percentages of a quantity or measure eg ¾ of 1.5km. 0.75 of 1.5km, 75% of 1.5km.

Support your children to carry out homework tasks.

As readers we will:

Learn how to accurately retrieve information from a text and how to refer to the text to support our opinions and predictions. Study a variety of fiction texts on the theme of WW2 such as; Goodnight Mr. Tom, Carrie’s War, Johnny and the Bomb, Time Train to the Blitz, The Machine Gunners.

As Mathematicians we will:

Continue to learn how to use and apply our problem solving skills in different contexts especially involving conversion of units of measure.

Continue to develop our knowledge of the 4 rules of number, in particular linked to calculating fractions, decimals and percentages.

Continue to develop speed and recall of mental arithmetic strategies.

Develop our reasoning skills to enable us to explain in writing using the correct mathematical vocabulary

As artists we will:

Study the work of war artist John Piper.

Study the landscapes of David Hockney to use as a model for our own work

As writers we will :

Learn how to write discussion texts.

Continue to develop our narrative writing skills using ‘Rose Blanche’ as our focus text.

Continue to develop and embed our SPAG and handwriting skills.

As talkers we;

Will be prepared to discuss and debate issues and listen to the opinions of others.

In ICT we will;

Continue to develop our research skills to support our learning.

Create a multi-media presentation.