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Sunflower Class - Reception

          Spring Term 1st Half 2017

In Sunflower Class /FS2 this half term we will be working on the topic ‘Monster Mayhem!’ Within this topic we will be looking at the following texts:

Bedtime for Monsters by Ed Vere

  • Looking at different verbs and prepositions to describe out bedtime routines
  • Thinking about things that frighten/ worry us.
  • Look at descriptive language to describe different geographic places- such as      mountains, bogs etc.


Where The Wild Things Are by Maurice Sendak

  • Retelling the story and creating story maps.
  • Describing and labelling the characters
  • Looking at journeys and the things that you need when going on a journey.


The Gruffalo by Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler

  • Retelling the story
  • Looking a recipes
  • Thinking and looking at woodland habitats.


Monstersaurus by Claire Freedman and Ben Cort.

  • Looking at different each other’s strengths and talents.
  • Collecting descriptive language
  • Looking a rhyme and alliteration
  • Develop colour mixing skills


Monster poems for Kids by Melinda Kiasman

  • Looking at the features of poems.
  • Creating our own monster poems.
  • Explore magnets


Nessie the Loch Ness Monster by Richard Brassey

  • Locate places on a map
  • Researching Loch Ness using a variety of sources
  • Creating new reports/ articles.
  • Go on a Nessie hunt using maps.


The children will be continuing to develop their understanding of sounds and reading along with the letter and number formation.


Please see the weekly planning letters for information on what the children have been up to!

Planning letters can be viewed from the 'documents' panel on the right of this page.