Term Two- Romans

In term two we will be asking:

Who were the Romans?

Click on the wolf for this terms topic web.

 

Literacy:

This term we have been sharing the story of Romulus and Remus.  The Romans enjoyed stories of marvelous heroes and extraordinary men.  We will be learning about many of the myths and legends that they shared with the Greeks and the differences.

http://readytogoebooks.com/jgbooks/Romulus.html

 

RE

We will be preparing for Advent by studying our unit on Reconciliation and linking this to our themes of attentiveness and discerning.

We will prepare for the birth of Lord Jesus by thinking carefully about the symbols we use at this time of year.

Follow the link by clicking on the wreath for more information.  We are truly excited about this period in our church calendar and learning lots about advent!  Please come see our advent wreaths, choiring angels and ask us about the incredible bible stories associated with this special time of year; including the annunciation, the visitation and how we recognize Jesus' presence.

 

Maths

This term we will be learning addition, subtraction, multiplication and division!  As well as learning about time and fractions.

Have a go at the games below to practice:

http://www.topmarks.co.uk/maths-games/hit-the-button

http://www.bgfl.org/bgfl/custom/resources_ftp/client_ftp/ks2/maths/time/index.htm

http://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/ks1/maths/telling_the_time/play/popup.shtml

http://resources.oswego.org/games/BangOnTime/clockwordres.html

http://resources.oswego.org/games/fractionflags/fractionflags.html

http://resources.hwb.wales.gov.uk/VTC/ngfl/ngfl-flash/fractions/fractions.html

 

Science:

We will be observing forces and magnetism this term.  Can you help us to find forces around our homes?

http://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/ks2/science/physical_processes/magnet_springs/play/

http://resources.woodlands-junior.kent.sch.uk/revision/science/physical.htm

http://mrcrammond.com/games/science/magnet.swf

 

 Topic:

 

We will be learning many things about the Romans this term including:

Roman armies,

Roman Gods,

Roman myths and legends,

Creating Roman shields (please collect large pieces of cardboard)

Spellings

Week 1:

Early

Earth

Eight

Eighth

Enough

Exercise

Experience

Experiment

Experimentation

Experimental

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Week 2:

Expressive

Expression

Extreme

Famous

Famously

Favourite

Favouritism

February

Forward

Forwards

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Week 3:

Fruit

Grammar

Grammatical

Group

Grouping

Regroup

Guard

Guardian

Guide

Heard

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Week 4:

Heart

Height

History

Historical

Historically

Imagine

Imagination

Unimaginative

Increase

Increased

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Week 5:

important

Importance

Unimportant

Interest

Disinterest

Interested

Interesting

Uninterested

Island

Forget

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Week 6:

Forgetting

Forgotten

Beginning

Beginner

Prefer

Preferred

Gardening

Gardener

Limiting

Limited