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Footprints from the past

DINOSAURS !!!!!!!

Find out about plants in the time of the dinosuars:

http://www.kids-dinosaurs.com/cretaceous-plants.html

Art: specialist unit

We will be learning to draw, paint and print in this three week topic.

Bright sparks

This term we will study electricity in "Bright Sparks" followed by African art in a 3 week art unit.

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Different places, similar lives

This term we are learning about people around the World. We have a school in Zambia and a school in Kenya as our pen pals so we will be regularly writing to them about our life and asking them about their's.

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Here is a link to  our local map that we are building up this term:   https://www.google.com/maps/d/edit?mid=zjddc8bO-TWI.keNPQMUA7YVI&usp=sharing

 

How humans work

This term we will learn about the human body. Here is our home learning letter:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Here is a link to the continuous cursive handwriitng page:    http://www.teachhandwriting.co.uk/index.html

Local history (Blitz/Docks)

We have a local history topic this half term. We will be learning about the London Docklands and their role in the Second World War.

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Can you find our area on this map of bomb sites.

http://www.bombsight.org/#15/51.5050/-0.0900

Look at these sites about the rationing:

http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/primaryhistory/world_war2/food_and_shopping/

http://www.primaryhomeworkhelp.co.uk/war/rationing.htm

 

BRAIN WEEK

Remember your LEARNING MUSCLES:

          v     Concentrate                  v     Don’t give up
          v     Be cooperative             v     Be curious
          v     Have a go                       v     Use your imagination
          v     Keep improving            v    Enjoy learning

Here are some websites about brain week, read the information and try the games:

 
Scavengers and settlers

This term we are studying prehistoric people.

THESE ARE SOME USEFUL AND INTERESTING WEBSITES :

 

These are about Skara Brae in Scotland

http://www.bbc.co.uk/scotland/learning/primary/skarabrae/flash/index.shtml

http://www.odysseyadventures.ca/articles/skarabrae/skarabrae_article.htm

www.orkneyjar.com/history/skarabrae/

 

This BBC page is about the Bronze Age Indus Valley civilization in India and Pakistan.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/primaryhistory/indus_valley/

 

These pages are for researching the Stone Age:

http://www.dkfindout.com/uk/history/stone-age/

http://www.theschoolrun.com/homework-help/the-stone-age

 

Here is a link to a page all about Lucy our oldest ancestor.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/sn/prehistoric_life/tv_radio/wwcavemen/

And another page about Otzi the Ice Man

http://www.mummytombs.com/main.otzi.html

We visited the Museum of London and leant about London before the Romans.

 

 

Chronological history: Tower of London

This is our topic on local history. It is a study of the chronology of the Tower of London and the kings and queens who used it.

                                                                                                

Useful pages for research about Henry VIII and Elizabeth I

BBC:                    http://www.bbc.co.uk/education/topics/zsgkwmn/resources/1

Tower of London   http://www.hrp.org.uk/TowerOfLondon/sightsandstories/buildinghistory/tudors

Tudors:                 http://www.primaryhomeworkhelp.co.uk/Tudors.html

Henry VIII:            http://www.hrp.org.uk/PalaceKids/discover

                            http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/primaryhistory/famouspeople/henry_viii/

                            http://www.ngkids.co.uk/history/Henry-VIII

Elizabeth I  :          http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/primaryhistory/famouspeople/elizabeth_i/

                            http://primaryfacts.com/909/queen-elizabeth-i-facts-about-the-last-tudor-monarch/

                            http://www.thekidswindow.co.uk/News/Queen_Elizabeth_I.htm

 

 

And this is about Magna Cartahttp://www.bbc.co.uk/timelines/z2ngcdm

 

 

It only cost £1 to visit the Tower, look at all the things you can see:   http://www.hrp.org.uk/TowerOfLondon/families 

Look at these links to discover about William the Conqueror.

http://www.hrp.org.uk/TowerOfLondon/sightsandstories/buildinghistory/normanbeginnings     (Building the Tower)

http://primaryfacts.com/912/10-william-the-conqueror-facts/   (General Facts)

http://www.bbc.co.uk/education/clips/zghsvcw    (Life in Norman Britain)

http://www.bbc.co.uk/education/clips/zmc9wmn     (The Bayeux Tapestry)

http://www.bbc.co.uk/education/clips/zq48jxs     (The Doomsday Book)

http://www.kidspast.com/world-history/0221-william-the-conqueror.php   (General Facts)

 

Here is the Tower of London page about King John at the Tower: http://www.hrp.org.uk/TowerOfLondon/sightsandstories/buildinghistory/medievalTower

 

Here is the Tower of London page about Richard III:  http://www.hrp.org.uk/learninganddiscovery/Discoverthehistoricroyalpalaces/monarchs/richardIII

http://www.bbc.co.uk/history/people/king_richard_iii    (BBC page)

 

Here are some of our pictures from our entry point visit to The Tower.