Week beginning 15/05/17

Literacy – This week we are continuing to look at poetry, in particular rhyming couplets. We are continuing to explore the use of simile, rhythm, and alliteration, as well as free verse poetry. By the end of the week, the children will be writing their own free verse simile poem.

Numeracy – We are focusing on calculating using pounds and pence, with all the operations. Towards the end of the week, we will begin looking at finding and describing a pattern or relationship.

Science – This week we are continuing to explore how circuits work, and why they might not work. We will also be discussing the role of switches and why we need them in everyday life.

Spellings – antique, unique, cheque, grotesque, mosque, straight, island, learn, length, material