Wonder, Believe, Shine & Achieve - Welcome to Reception!
In Literacy this term, we will enhance our comprehension skills by listening to and discussing non-fiction, stories, poems and rhymes through sharing a range of books, including e-books. We will practise our writing by compiling lists, labels and captions as well as dictating to adults but writing words we know too. We will continue to work on phases 2 and 3 sounds or practising initial sounds. We will keep practising our cursive handwriting.
Maths – In Maths this term we will read, write and order numbers to 20 and find one more or one less than a given number. We will find the total number of items in two groups by counting all of them. In practical activities and discussion, we will use the vocabulary involved in adding and subtraction. We will continue to use mathematical names for 3D and 2D shapes and order items by length and height. We will use the language related to money and time.
Understanding the World – People and Communities – The World – Technology
Our topic for this half-term is Cold Lands, that is, The Arctic and The Antarctic. We will learn about different climates and the conditions that people and animals have to survive and live in. We can use media, including I-pads and non-fictions books to find out about this. We will also find out about environmental change and how this affects these areas of the world.
I-pads will also be used to support literacy and numeracy.
Expressive Arts and Design
We will be learning songs and using a variety of instruments to make music. We can paint using a variety of colours. We will be using dough to make a variety of models using simple tools.
We will create different structures inside and outdoors and explain what we have done. We will engage in imaginative role-play using resources to create props.