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TERM 1

TERM 2

TERM 3

Text

Tom’s Midnight Garden/Street Child

Hatchet and Floodland

Room 13

Unit Title

Victorian Child

Survival

What’s behind the door?

Engage/Hook

Victorian research project

Escape room

Treasure hunt for Room 13 in school

Additional Experiences

Victorian day (term 1a) Victorian workhouse trip to Southwell (term 1b)

Trip to Blyth activity centre.

Escape room

Outcomes

(including published work)

Artwork – Children in a garden (painting different moods)

Children to prepare and organise an art café for parents.

Performance in assembly in front of school children, staff and parents.

 

Artwork/computing – Digital art work about survival.

Parental survival challenge.

PE – Children to complete survival obstacle course.

Artwork – Textiles (Door flap to a new worlds).


Spoken Language

 

 

 

Drama

 

 

 

Reading

Retrieval

Inference

Vocabulary

Summarising

Author’s

Inference

Prediction

Revision of domains that the children are not secure with ?

Writing

Finding story

Persuasive letter

Diary Entry

Survival story

Instructions on how to survive on a desert island

 

Mystery story

Non-Chronological Report

Mathematics

Reasoning with large numbers to 1,000,000

Integers addition and subtraction

Multiplication and Division

Fractions and decimals

Fractions and percentages

Calculating with whole numbers and decimals

Measure:

Angles

Converting units of measure

Geometry, position and direction:

2D and 3D shapes

Volume

 

Perimeter and area

Transformation

Statistics:

Line graphs and timetables

Science

Animals including humans:

Diseases

Germs

Living things and their habitats

Plants

Forces:

Let’s get moving.

Properties and changing materials:

Looking at materials for a coat to survive a climate.

Space:

Out of this world.

Art & Design

Drawing

Reflections – Draw characters from Tom’s midnight garden with different emotions.

Painting

 Moods and emotions – Paint a garden to create a certain mood.

Digital art

Designing a survival video.

Textiles

Printing on different materials

Design a survival outfit.

Sew a section of the outfit.

3D

Collage

Door to a new world.  

Computing

Algorithms and programming

Algorithm of a plant.

Data retrieving and organising

Recording the most common type of plant on a graph.

Spreadsheets

Spreadsheet of items needed for a camping trip.

E-Safety

 

Concept map:

Concept map about how they will create a survival outfit.

Communicating:

 

Using the internet:

How to research the spelling of a word.

Finding accurate information online.

 

3D modelling:

DT

Textiles

Make a prototype of a grandfather clock

Cooking and nutrition

Plan, prepare and cook Victorian food.

Textiles

Designing and sewing a coat for survival (Art link).

Mouldable Materials

Make a use for recycled materials

Electrical and mechanical components:

Geography

Plan a journey

Field work.

Water cycle

Stranded on an island, how would you get water?

Rivers

How animals survive near rivers? Why are they important?

Name and locate the world’s major rivers, mountains and countries in South American and locate the USA and Canada.

History

Use Victorians to compare historical periods

Plagues (Science link)

Traders and raiders – Anglo-Saxons and Vikings

How did people survive?

 

Early civilization –

Ancient Egyptians

 

Draw Timelines –

Medicine, weaponry, transport

 

 

Foreign Language

Greetings

Food

Directions and places in a city

Daily routines and times

Body parts

Who am I?

Where am I?

Clothes

Family members

Parts of the house

Likes and dislikes

Countries

Describing myself

Music

Traditional folk song (1850’s) Gilbert and Sullivan

Piano Study – Reading notes and notes on keyboard.  Stephen Foster – American Parlour music

Last night of the proms

Playing/ Reading: Learning to play keyboard.

Composition: Song Writing – traditional Victorian period.

Term 1b – Performance showcase to families.

Rewrite lyrics for I’m a survivor- to consider being stuck on an island. We are stuck on an island. What is life like without music? We have no technology, how are we going to create music, what materials could we use? Create and make musical instruments. Different groups of children on different islands, how does this vary in what can be created? 

Playing – Musical instruments made from ‘junk’

Composition: Making own music to listen to island – different styles and genres considered.

Lion, witch and wardrobe, room 13 Dracula, Tocatto and fugue in D minor. Explore fantasy music. Look at different musical themes when something is about to be revealed. Create different themes for different scenarios, when something is about to be revealed from behind the door. Can we tell from the themes whether it is something good or scary etc about to be revealed?

Production: Wizard of O or Lion, witch and wardrobe.

Physical Education

Swimming

Basketball

Dodgeball

Indoor Athletics

Orienteering

Hockey

Rounders

Cricket

Athletics

Dance

Victorian style dancing.

 

 

PSHE

Being Me in My World

Celebrating difference

Dreams and goals

Healthy Me

Relationships

Changing Me

Religious Education

Believing – What would Jesus do?

Believing – Why do some people think God exists?

 

Expressing/Celebrations – Diwali, Christingle, The Christmas Journey.

 

Britain and the spread of Christian Values (History link)

 

Expressing – If God is everywhere, why go to a place of worship?

Living – What does it mean to be a Muslim in today’s Britain?

Global Citizenship

Donate money from café to diseases charity.

Explore recycling and make a how to save the planet presentation.