During the first half of the Autumn term we will be learning all about the Ancient Egyptians. The children will be exploring traditional tales throughout class text ‘The Egyptian Cinderella’ and researching all aspects of Egyptian life! They will also be creating their very own Egyptian mask based on those worn by the Pharaohs! In the second half of the Autumn term we will be exploring space and what lies beyond the earth. We will also be reading ‘Leon and the Place Between’ as our class text creating out own narrative based on entering a special portal!
During the Spring term we will be exploring the world of the Anglo-Saxons and how Britain was right up until the time of the Vikings. We will be doing an author study on Michael Morpurgo, focussing on on his version of the poem ‘Beowulf’. We will also be exploring the Olde English version of the text and expanding our vocabulary to identify the language the Anglo Saxons may have used!
For our final term we will be exploring the world of Rivers before moving on to the topic of sustainability – looking at how we have an impact on the world around us and how we can help look after this Earth of us. Our class text will be ‘The Nowhere Emporium’ where the children will be creating their very own wonder rooms!