welcome to goldfinches' class page
Class Teacher: Mrs Warren
Higher Level Teaching Assistant: Mrs Ireland
our learning in the spring term
This half term our topic is Children of the World.
Please see our Long Term Plans for more details of the subjects taught through our topic.
Writing - Instructions
We will be writing instructions on How to Rescue a Princess.
Writing - Poetry
We will be writing our own poems based on the poem of Kit Wright 'The Magic Box'.
Spelling and Grammar
We will be learning all the different rules that apply when adding suffixes to root words.
We will be learning how to use commas in lists.
As well as weekly guided reading and independent reading, we will also be writing answers to reading comprehension questions.
In our English lessons we will be looking at non-fiction texts related to our topic and instructions. We will also be exploring poetry.
On World Book Day we will be focussing on the author Megan Mcdonald, best known for her books based on two characters called Stink and Judy Moody.
Our Class Reader
Fantastic Mr Fox by Roald Dahl
Please see below for videos to help your child's learning in these areas.
BBC Dance Mat Typing - practise your typing skills with this great activity
KS1 BBC Bitesize Literacy - lots of fun activities to practise spelling, punctuation, grammar and much, much more
KS1 BBC Bitesize Maths - practise all areas of your maths with these exciting activities
KS1 BBC Bitesize Science - learn more about Science with this range of activities
BBC Bitesize KS1 Education - great videos looking at all areas of the curriculum, including some really useful explanations of grammatical terminology.