Fortnightly Learning

Fortnightly Learning Objectives

Week Commencing: 6th January, 2020

English

Year 1

Year 2

Year 3

  • To explore, interpret and respond to a picture book 
  • To explore characters and draw inferences to aid our understanding of them 
  •  To broaden understanding and use of appropriate vocabulary
  •  To write for different purpose about fictional personal experiences 
  • To sequence events to write a short narrative based on a known model
  • Phonics: :/c/ as ‘k’, /c/ as ‘ck’, /c/ as ‘ch’, /s/ as ‘c(e)’ , ‘c(y)’ and /s/ as ‘sc’, as ‘st(l)’
  • In SPaG: how the prefix ‘un’ changes the meaning of verbs and adjectives
  • Introduction to exclamation marks and using them in their own writing.


  • To use illustrations to make predictions and simple inferences about a character.
  • To consider and evaluate viewpoints on hunting.
  • Comprehension
  • To write letter, asking questions.
  • To write a Persuasive letter.
  • To write a Diary entry  
  • Information poster about native birds.

  • To develop creative responses to the text through discussion, illustration and prediction.
  • To use research resources such as dictionaries and thesauri effectively.
  • To write with confidence for real purposes and audiences.
  • To write a recount of the Pebble's journey.
  • To use paragraphs effectively when organising writing.
  • To understand the purpose of chronology.
  • To use suffix effectively.
  • To effectively use preposition.

Year 4

Year 5

Year 6

Children will read and discuss the book called ‘The Miraculous Journey of Edward Tulane’ that is set in North America as a part of this term topic ‘Road Trip USA’.   Children will explore the themes of friendship and loyalty.

  • To create descriptive impression of Edward Tulane.
  • To compose a poem.
  • To explore the structure of a postcard.
  • Make inferences and deductions using the visual information.
  • To create a list of things to take on a voyage to another country.
  • To write in role as Susanna, a letter home to Abilene.
  • To explore a character’s feelings through a poetry.

  • Children will be able to participate in discussion about a text that is read to them;
  • Children will learn to draw inferences, justifying these with evidence.
  • Children will be able to discuss and evaluate how authors use language, including figurative language, considering impact on the reader;
  • Children are able to use art to visualise a setting after reading.
  • Children will be able to draw inferences, such as inferring characters feelings, thoughts and motives from their actions, justifying these with evidence from the text;
  • Children will be able to portray the perspective of a character through writing in role.
  • Children will be able to draw inferences, such as inferring characters actions, thoughts and motives from their behaviour, justifying these with evidence from the text;
  • Children will be able to select appropriate vocabulary to describe a character, understanding how choices can enhance meaning.
  • Children can discuss and evaluate how authors use language, including figurative language, considering the impact on the reader;
  • Children select vocabulary for precision to create a picture in a reader's mind.
  • Children write poems, selecting vocabulary for precision.
  • To compose a non chronological report.
  • To make inference and use evidence from text to make predictions.
  • To compose an opening based on Ice Trap.
  • To develop a personal account.
  • To write in role.
  • To create a persuasive letter.

Maths

Year 1

Year 2

Year 3

  • Counting to 40
  • Writing Numbers to 40
  • Counting in Tens and Ones
  •  Comparing Numbers
  • Finding How Much More
  • Making Number Patterns
  • Solving word problems.

  • Measuring Length in Metres.
  • Measuring Length in Centimetres.
  • Comparing Length in Metres.
  • Comparing Length in Centimetres
  • Comparing the Length of Lines
  • Solving Word Problems

  • Multiplying and dividing 
  • Dividing by 4 and 8
  • Solving word problems
  • Consolidation of learning 
  • Assessment of learning division

Year 4

Year 5

Year 6

This half term,children will use their knowledge of multiplying multiples of 10 when multiplying multiples of 100, leading to multiplying 3-digit numbers using short multiplication. They will learn more about division and will divide 2-digit numbers using two methods, including numbers with remainders.

  • To be able to multiply 3-digit numbers without renaming.
  • To be able to multiply 3-digit numbers with renaming.
  • To be able to divide 2-digit numbers.
  • To be able to divide 3-digit numbers.
  • To be able to divide 2-digit numbers with a remainder.
  • To be able to divide 3-digit numbers with renaming.
  • To be able to divide 3-digit numbers with a remainder.
  • To be able to solve word problems involving multiplication and division.


  • Make number pairs (number bonds) with fractions with different denominators
  • Add unlike fractions by finding a common denominator using pictorial methods
  • Add unlike fractions where the sum is greater than 1, creating mixed numbers or improper fractions
  • Add unlike fractions, which create improper fractions and mixed numbers that give rise to simplification
  • Subtract fractions with different denominators; to be able to subtract fractions from whole numbers
  • Subtract fractions where the denominators are not the same; to be able to use bar models as a key strategy for subtracting fractions
  • Subtract fractions and mixed numbers from mixed numbers with different denominators
  • Multiply fractions by whole numbers creating other fractions, mixed numbers or improper fractions
  • Multiply fractions by whole numbers where the product is an improper fraction or mixed number
  • Multiply mixed numbers by whole numbers, creating larger mixed numbers
  • Multiply mixed numbers by whole numbers in multi-step word problems
  • Apply knowledge of fractions to solve problems
  • To be able to convert between mm to cm, cm to m, m to km and vice versa.
  • To focus on dividing a 1-digit number with up to 2 decimal places by a 1-digit whole number without regrouping