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Autumn 2017

Autumn 2

This term our novel study book is "Tusk Tusk".

All of our writing this term will be based on this book. We will be using the book as a stimulus for reading and writing by creating:

 

  • Character descriptions
  • Comparative setting descriptions between the battle and peace scene
  • Anti-bullying poster

Our Project

Our project this term is based upon Tusk Tusk. We will be thinking about 'what happens next' and creating a sequel to the story.

 

 

Our key questions is

Would you rather have fur, feathers or scales?

 

 

The following Year 1 objectives will be covered during this term

See project planning and medium term planning above.

Autumn 1

This term our novel study book is "The Tiger Who Came to Tea"

 

                                                                               

All of our writing this term will be based on this book. We will be using the book as a stimulus for reading and writing by creating:

 

  • Our own stories based upon The Tiger Who Came to Tea 
  • A non-chronological report exploring the characteristics of tigers
  • A news report providing information about an animal that has escaped from the zoo

The Tiger Who Came to Tea by Judith Kerr

The Tiger who came to tea

Sophie and her mummy are just sitting down for tea, when there is a knock at the door. Who could it be? What they certainly don't expect to see is a big, stripy, hungry tiger!

Our Project

Our project this term is based upon the characteristics of different types of animals. We will be exploring how they can be grouped, where in the world they live, the features of the habitat in which they live and what they eat.

 

 

Our key questions is

Would you rather have fur, feathers or scales?

 

 

The following Year 1 objectives will be covered during this term

  • Identify and name a variety of common animals that are birds, fish, amphibians, reptiles, mammals and invertebrates.
  • Identify and name a variety of common animals that are carnivores, herbivores and omnivores.
  • Notice that animals, including humans, have offspring which grow into adults.
  • Investigate and describe the basic needs of animals, including humans, for survival (water, food and air).

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