In Class 8 over the Summer term we will focusing on the following learning challenges:
Were the Vikings vicious or valiant? (History)
How does the heart really work? (Science– Animals including humans)
Programming, control and instructions (Computing)
Athletics and hockey (P.E.)
In maths we will be focusing on the following areas:
Numbers including calculations-use rounding to check answers to calculations. Use estimation to check answers with an appropriate degree of accuracy.
Geometry-angles: along a straight line, around a point, different types of angle, calculating missing angles.
Geometry-revision of 2D and 3D shape.
Fractions, decimals and percentages-fractions of amounts, percentage problems, decimals – money problems.
Measures– problem solving project involving area, perimeter and volume.
Statistics– interpret information from a range of specialist tables and charts.
In English we are focusing on these texts:
- How Dogs Really Work by Alan Snow
- King Kong by Anthony Browne
- Erik the Viking by Terry Jones
- Holes by Louis Sachar
We will be writing an explanation text based on How Dogs Really Work, a short story and a newspaper report based on Goldilocks.