Tregeagle Class Term 5

 England Vs China

This term the children will be comparing two countries. They have chosen China Vs England. they will be comparing food, dress, language, school and landscape to name just a few. In English they will be writing their own Chinese mythological story based on the story of Nian. They will also be writing an information leaflet explaining all about the landscape of both countries. In Maths year 5 & 6 will continue to work with Mr Monks and year 3 & 4 will be learning fractions, adding fractions and finding fractions of amounts. They will also be calculating units of measurements and finding factors of a given number.

In Art and PE (Dance) we will be choreographing a Chinese dragon or lion dance and creating the costumes to replicate this. They will also be creating their own villainous character in art using shading to create an effect. This will also help them to describe their character in their writing.

Mountains will be the theme in Geography, they will be looking at their height and comparing China's Mount Everest with Englands own, much smaller mountains. They will also be looking at famous landmarks of both countries.

Modern Foreign Language :- They will be learning Mandarin. They will be learning how to say hello and count to 10. For RE they will be learning about Buddhism as well as Christianity which is practiced in both England and China. In Science we will continue to design our kitchen garden and source materials to help us to set this up. They will be writing persuasive letters to garden centres as well as learning what plants need to supply us with a good crop of vegetables and fruit. 

They will also be practicing their Maypole dance and it's that term where the Year 6's will be sitting their SATS. Good Luck to them, I know they can do this!

Yet again another very busy term !