WELCOME TO PURPLE CLASS
This half term, our topic is called “Is the wolf always a villain?” This is a literacy topic and we will be reading a range of traditional stories as well as alternative stories with a wolf as one of the main characters. We will be looking closely at the wolf characters and writing character descriptions. We will also be writing our own stories as well as looking at some information about real life wolves. We will write about the life cycle of a wolf, we will create our own information page about this interesting animal and create maps and plans of the wolf’s journey through storybook forests.
Our DT topic this half term is an exciting one. We will be making our own puppets!
We will be learning about the Christian celebration of Easter at the end of this half term. We will find out about how it is celebrated and about why it is such as important festival for Christians.
Our Jigsaw unit will be “Healthy Me.”
Week 1 - to know what we need to keep our bodies healthy.
Week 2 - to know about things that make me feel relaxed and things that make me feel stressed.
Week 3 - to know how medicines work and how to use them safely.
Week 4 - to sort food into correct food groups, to know which foods we need to keep our bodies healthy.
Week 5 - to know about healthy snacks and why they are good for my body.
Week 6 - to understand which foods to eat to give my body energy.
Our science topic this half term is Healthy Animals. We will be learning about what animals need to survive and about life cycles.