Our learning this half term is ‘Plants’ and we will be using the traditional tale of
'Jack and the Beanstalk' to help and support our learning
Jack and the beanstalk - Kids Stories - LearnEnglish Kids British Council
http://www.britishcouncil.org/learnenglishkids Watch Jack and the beanstalk and read along to the story with the words on the screen. There are more fun activities, worksheets and the words to the story to download for Jack and the beanstalk here: http://www.learnenglishkids.britishcouncil.org/en/short-stories/jack-and-the-beanstalk Visit LearnEnglish Kids http://www.learnenglishkids.britishcouncil.org for lots more free online English learning resources including kids songs, nursery rhymes, fun games and short stories.
What did Jack's mother do when she saw the beans?
what do you think of jack climbing the beanstalk?
Was Jack right to take things from the Giant?
We know Jack climbed the beanstalk but what might he find at the top?
Can you create a new ending for the story?
We are looking at an artist called
He was an Italian painter best known for creating imaginative portrait heads made entirely of objects such as fruits, vegetables, flowers, fish, and books.
We can name internal parts of our body and we are starting to be aware of the jobs they do.
Have a look to see how the inside of our bodies work.
Art - Portraits
On Tuesday 2nd October, we visited the National Portrait Gallery to investigate and discuss portraits from a wide range of artist. We had a wonderful visit and have gain lots of new ideas which we can add to our own portraits. Have a look at the photos below and why not try these portrait games.
A big thank you to James, who came in to show us how to turn an everyday object into a character. We hope to use this characters when writing our own Traction Man Story.
Autumn Term 2 our topic was
Our literacy book to support our topic this term is
'The Ugly Duckling'
Fairy Tales - The Ugly Duckling
A fledgeling hactches to be the oddest in his flock ducks. He is taunted and he's hurt until one fine day he finds birds of his own kind...The Ugly Duckling is one of the most popular stories by Hans Christian Anderson!
This term we are looking at seasonal and weather changes. As part of this topic we are also focusing on the environmental artist 'Andy Goldworthy'. Keep your eye out for some of our art work inspired by him.
We are using 'Percy the Park Keeper' books
this term to help us with our learning
We will be focusing on our local environment, in particular Ruskin Park and Loughborough Junction
before comparing them with a village setting.
Percy the Park Keeper
by Nick Butterworth
Percy the Park Keeper - One Snowy Night by Nick Butterworth
This is an animation I made during my second year at University studying BA (Hons) Modelmaking at the University for the Creative Arts in Rochester. I made all of the sets, props and characters as well as photographing and editing the whole animation. Hope you enjoy :)
Spring Term 2. Around the World
We will be focusing on animals around the world and learning about the explorer 'Christopher Columbus'.
To help us with our topic we will be read the book 'The Snail and the Whale'
by Julia Donaldson.
History - Christopher Columbus.
Why is he famous?
What did he discover?
How did he change history?