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Caterpillar Parent Overview

Please find below information about what children are learning this week.

Date w/c 23.11.20 

Curriculum Area We are Learning to... We are Learning to...
Literacy    
  • Children will read and respond to facts about The Great Fire of London.. Children will learn to write in the past tense · Children will practise their letter formation. This week the children focussed on the curly caterpillar letter e · Children will listen and respond to a range of stories including Toby and the Great Fire and Vlad and The Great Fire. · Children will practise blending and segmenting simple CVC and CVCC words. They will use their skills to read real and nonsense words. Focus sounds air, ear
  • Children will read and respond to facts about The Great Fire of London..
  • Children will learn to write in the past tense using accurate grammar.
  •  Children will practise their letter formations. This week the children focussed on the curly caterpillar letter e and joining from this letter.
  • Children will listen and respond to a range of stories.includingVlad and the Fire and Toby and the Great Fire.
  • Children will practise blending and segmenting simple CVC and CVCC words. They will use their skills to read real and nonsense words. Focus sounds – air are and ear
  •  We will be introducing the suffix ness (adding ness without change to the root word
Mathematics
  • Children will record addition number sentences
  •  Children will explore number bonds to 10/20
  •  Children will practise writing numbers 0-20 in numerals and words.
  • Children will solve addition word problem
  • The children will begin telling the time to o’clock, half past, quarter past and quarter to. They will enjoy lots of practical activities to support their learning of telling the time.

 

 

 

History
  • The children will learn about Samuel Pepys and his importance in how we know about the Great Fire of London
  • The children will learn about Samuel Pepys and his importance in how we know about the Great Fire of London.
  •  In Science they will learn about reusing materials.
DT
  • The children will be designing a new sandwich for Paddington Bear
  • The children will be designing a new sandwich for Paddington Bear

Please note this is a basic overview of the planning for this week. It is impossible to cover in this outline all the learning that takes place during a week! We also believe in listening to your children and responding to their interests and ideas therefore all our planning is flexible. Please note that during some weeks the learning focus may not cover all curriculum areas.