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Week 2: 22nd-26th August 2022

To be able to use effective strategies to spell a range of unfamiliar and regular words.

The children continued to work on the language tasks using the spelling words in Unit 1.

To be able to use knowledge of punctuation and grammar to read with fluency, understanding and expression.

 To be able to explore explicit meaning in texts.

The children have enjoyed time reading on the carpet and are encouraged to read regularly at home.

The children enjoyed listening to the story Giraffes Can’t Dance. 

They followed instructions to draw their own Gerald the giraffe and chose adjectives to describe him at the beginning and at the end of the story.

To be able to use  accurate beginning and end of sentence punctuation.

To be able to use past tense verbs accurately to write a recount. 

The children retold the Giraffes Can’t Dance story in their own words.

To be able to read and write numbers greater than 1000.

To be able partition 1000s, 100s, 10s and units.

The children have continued to solve problems and answer questions using their knowledge of place value with numbers up to 10,000.

To know all the times tables.

The children completed their times tables test, trying to do more of the tables square in ten minutes.

To be able to recognise multiples.

The children have learned the term multiples and are more able to identify multiples of different numbers, using their knowledge of the multiplication facts.


To know about the neurons and connections in the brain.

To know about research about the brain.

The children have learned more about the structure of neurons in their brain and were keen to draw their own neuron characters.

Knowledge Harvest: What do you already know about how to keep your brain healthy?

The children shared their knowledge of how to keep the brain healthy and have presented their knowledge in a Google Slides presentation