We have had a great start to Year 4, and it's certainly been a busy one!
Take a look at all the fun things we have been up to.
Our topic this term is 'Into the Unknown'. We have been learning about the explorers Marco Polo, Christopher Columbus and John Cabot and have also looked at what everyday life was like during Tudor times.
We absolutely loved our school trip to the Red Lodge Museum where we learnt more about Tudor houses, clothes, food and general lifestyles. We were also lucky enough to go on-board the replica of John Cabot's, 'The Matthew' - we even got to steer the ship around Bristol harbour! Take a look at our photos to see all the fun things we got up to.
We have done lots of lovely Literacy work this term, starting with stories from other cultures. We read a variety of different folk tales from around the world and even used makaton and 'talk for writing' to re-tell an Indian folk tale called 'The Old Woman and the Red Pumpkin'.
We used this as a model for writing our own folk tales - the results were fantastic!
We have recently moved on to look at 'Sea Monsters' and are writing a voyage and return story set in Tudor times, when the sailors believed they saw a whole range of different sea creatures surrounding their boats - was this real or were they imagining it?!? Who knows...!!!
Our Tudor Marvellous 'Middle WOW Day'
We had a wonderful day today dancing, cooking, making sugar paste roses and holding a Tudor banquet. Check out our pictures!
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