Class NewsHere's an update about another busy term in Maple Class!
Our topics were ‘The Ancient World’ and ‘Water Everywhere’ in the Spring Term. The Ancient World topic involved studying the Ancient Egyptians and how they lived, including the importance of living near the River Nile for the Egyptians and what everyday life was like in Ancient Times, such as the differences between now and then. The topic of 'Water Everywhere' included an in-depth study of the water cycle, including writing an explanation text and drawing a detailed annotated diagram explaining the process.
In English, we focussed on skills such as using fronted adverbials, direct and indirect speech and extending the range of conjunctions used in writing. In maths, we focused on areas including area, perimeter, counting in tenths and fraction work.
We also studied the work of a local artist, and produced stunning drawings and paintings of the local landscape such as Corfe Castle.
Wishing all families good luck with the interim home-learning and let me know if I can offer any further help in any way during this unusual time. Work Packs will be sent out weekly on Monday mornings, so please look out for these in parents' email inboxes.
Maple Class Teacher