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Sunflower Class - Reception

Spring 1st Half Term 2019 in Sunflower Class FS2
Our Topic this half term is called: Monsters and Mayhem
We will begin by learning all about the legend of the Loch Ness Monster.
We will:
find Scotland on a map and find out what it might be like to live there
build giant 3D models of Nessie
have a go at weaving our own tartan
Then we will move on to colder climes and read the story ‘Betty and the Yeti’
We will:
paint our own versions of a yeti
write about what our yeti likes to eat
find out about creatures that live in cold climates
We will also be looking at book ‘Bedtime for Monsters by Ed Vere. We will be:
looking at different verbs and prepositions to describe bedtime routines
discussing things that frighten/ worry us
using descriptive language to describe geographical places.
For the last three weeks of the half term, our work will be based on the story ‘The Gruffalo’.
We will:
write descriptions of the different characters in the story
find out about creatures that live in woodland habitats
make our own Gruffalos from of all sorts of different materials
make up our own rhyming couplets
bake Gruffalo crumble
Gruffalo Hunt visit
As well as our topic work, we will be continuing with our phonics programme and covering
the following areas in maths: Pattern, reciting numbers to 100, counting up to 20 objects,
estimating, finding pairs of numbers that total 10, adding one more/less, subtracting one
more/one less.



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