I do hope you have all had a wonderful Half term and are ready to learn new and amazing things.
This half term is we will be conducting a history and geography study looking at the topic of Why the Romans were so Powerful? We will look at how the Roman Empire began, how it evolved over time and eventually it’s downfall. With Chester and it’s Roman history this will be a relevant and interesting topic.
|Reading focus||Each week your child will take part in a Guided Reading session led by an adult. Throughout the week they will also carry out a follow on activity related to their book and other comprehension type activities. We will also be focussing upon poetry and performing different poems.|
We will be undertaking a study of Persausive text and how it can be used to sell a Roman Villa.
|Spelling, grammar, punctuation or phonics focus – if appropriate||
|Topic||We will be focusing upon The Romans We will locate cities maps and we will be looking at how Rome and the Romans became so powerful.|
|Science||States of Matter – Liquid, Gas , Solid|
|PE||Swimming / Dance sessions with First Footers|
|ICT||Digital programming – We are software developers|
How important is God in Hindu family life?
|What can parents/carers do to help?||Help with the completion of weekly homework
Help children to practise their spellings and times tables
Listen to children read and sign reading records (at least 3 times a week please)
|Is there any help you need in class? E.g. any items sent in from home/helpers?||Readers|
|Visits planned for this term||Non but we will be taking part in the POLLINATION project, which is a nationwide scheme to try and help the numbers of pollinating insects.|