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Summer 2022

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OUR THEME FOR THIS HALF TERM IS 
ENDURANCE

 

Writing

Ernest Shackleton was an explorer who lived in the early 20th Century. He is probably most famous for his expedition to Antarctica on the ship Endurance. We will be learning about the struggles he faced and events that happened during that long and eventful trip.

We will be writing some narrative pieces and a magazine article.

 

Reading

This half term we will be sharing a range of different books and developing our understanding of vocabulary.

The books we will be reading are:

Coastlines - Susie Brooks

Overheard in a tower block - Joseph Coelho

The Island at the end of everything - Kiran Millwood- Hargrave

Orphan of the Tide - Struan Murray

 

Art

Study of the artists Nerys Levey and Elyse Dodge 

 

Geography

Coastlines

 

Science

Light and shadows

 

Homework

For your weekly homework, please go to the 'Homework' tab below. There you will find links to the homework that you are required to complete each week.

If you need to complete a written piece, please make sure that you return this by using Teams (we are sure that you will be familiar with this by now!)

Otherwise, follow the instructions given and follow any links that we provide for you.

Homework will usually be set on a Friday and we will expect it to be completed - either online, or by Teams, by the following Wednesday.

 

Always remember to check in on Teams each Friday, as we will use this to post any messages we need to pass on to you!

 

If you have a problem, please speak to one of us as soon as you can.

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