 # Current Work

Autumn Term

English

This term for our English, the book we are looking at is Cogheart by Peter Bunzl.  This book is a fantasy/adventure book set in the steam punk era.  Children will focus on the following in their writing:

• atmosphere in writing
• building up tension using senses
• and varying clauses in sentences

Children will write a first person narrative as one of the character from the book.

Maths

Place Value

• Read, write and order numbers up to 1,000,000
• Round numbers up to 1,000,000 which includes 10, 100 and 1000
• Count forward and backward in powers of 10 up to 1,000,000
• Solve number problems and practical problems using all of the above
• Multiply and divide numbers by 10, 100 and 1000 using including decimal numbers
• Read and write decimal numbers as fractions
• Recognise and use thousandths and relate them to tenths, hundredths and decimal equivalents
• Round decimals with two decimal places to the nearest whole number and to one decimal place
• Read, write, order and compare numbers up to three decimal places
• Convert between different units of measure
• Solve word and practical problems using the above

Connected Curriculum

Our topic this term is 'Mysterious materials'.  This is a science based topic where the children will look at different states of matter and carry out scientific investigations.

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