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Woodpecker Class Page Spring Term 2 - February to April 2019
Class Teacher Ms du Preez
Mrs Saiyai will be helping Ms du Preez out with changing books and checking diaries.
Spring Term curriculum news
Our European neighbours
Our class will discover some fascinating facts about Europe, find out the names, locations and features of European countries and capitals.
Year 4 are working on limericks to be published in Woodlands Park Primary’s own Poetry book!
We will also work on story writing for ‘Charlie and the Chocolate Factory.’
Spelling, punctuation and grammar
Vocabulary building, spelling, and handwriting will also be a focus. Each child will need to learn the Year 4 statutory spellings see list attached at the bottom of this page.
We are developing our fluency, reasoning and problem solving in the following
Number and place value, Mental and written addition and subtraction, Mental and written multiplication and division and algebra, Ratio and proportion, Measurement, Decimals, Fractions, Percentages and their equivalence to fractions and Statistics. We will also be looking at geometry and properties of shapes.
Under the sea
We will learn about the living organisms in the ocean. Covering a variety of areas, including habitats, respiration, movement and reproduction, we will gain an understanding of the seven life processes and how they differ from animal to animal.
Balance (Inside PE)
Games (Outside PE)
This term our music is based on the theme 'Stop' - a rap about anti-bullying. We will also be exploring different pieces of music ranging from classical to Justin Timberlake and The Black Eyed Peas!
Why is Easter important to Christians?
Starting at Palm Sunday and ending at Easter Sunday, these lessons study all the events of Holy Week and give our class the chance to investigate the reasons behind some of the most important days in the Christian calendar.
We will be looking at Famous Buildings and the work of famous architects, features of the Taj Mahal and the wonderful architecture of the Sydney Opera House.
Sandwich Snacks will give our class the chance to explore different food groups and learn how to translate these into healthy, balanced sandwiches. We will get our taste-buds tingling as we taste and test a variety of sandwich fillings and types of bread, then the challenge to design, make, eat and evaluate our own healthy sandwich snacks.