Warrington School/Curriculum Planning/Room 2 Planning 2013
- 1 Overview of Room 2 Planning – Term 1- 2013 (Room 2 also has a wikispace, for access details please see Janine)
- 2 Literacy
- 4 Maths
- 5 Maori
- 6 PE / Health
- 7 Science
- 8 Arts
- 9 Mini Beasts: An overview of our Topic Study: Term 1 2013 Week 2-11
- 10 Topic Week 1-6. Healthy Eating
Overview of Room 2 Planning – Term 1- 2013 (Room 2 also has a wikispace, for access details please see Janine)
-Integrated activities around our topic of Mini beasts.
-Comprehension activities relating to minibeasts.
-Internet research skills – using google searches suitable for children.
-Poetry- cinquain, alliteration, assonance
-Visual language - The Bee Movie and A Bug's Life (discuss computer animation & themes of each movie)
-Exploratory Learning – time to explore topics of interest on the internet. (cyber safety message reinforced)
-Cloze Reading Activities.
-Resource Books relating to Mini beast theme.
-Author Study – Patricia Grace and Margaret Mahy
-Daily Sustained silent reading
-Shared Reading - Patricia Grace & Margaret Mahy stories.
-Puppet plays – insects and shadow puppets
-Addition & Subtraction Basic Facts up to 20.
-Addition & Subtraction strategies.
-Directions and Map skills.
-Time – Digital & Analogue / Reading Timetables
-Treaty of Waitangi
-Nga waka - modes of transport
-Nga Toe – colours
-Writing & themes of Patricia Grace – NZ Author
PE / Health
-Swimming x3 a week. Weeks 1-6
-Small Ball skills
-Other bat and ball skills / games
-The Living World – Mini beasts.
-Painting, Paper mache, puppet making,crayon & dye activities.
Mini Beasts: An overview of our Topic Study: Term 1 2013 Week 2-11
Week 2 - Monarch Buttterfly
| Week 3 - Spider |
Week 4 -
Week 5 – Ladybug
Week 6 – Individual Research Projects.
Week 7 – Individual Research Projects.
Week 8 and 9 (Including, Anniversary Day & Easter Break)
Term 2 - 2013 - Planning Overview
Topic Week 1-6. Healthy Eating
| Key Fact
|| Learning Objectives|
| 1. Around the world people choose and combine different foods to make meals and snacks. The total amount and range of foods eaten is called the diet.
- to understand that a range of factors determine what is eaten throughout the world.
2. A healthy diet is made up from a variety and balance of different foods as depicted in the eatwell plate / food pryamid
- To be able to identify and classify unfamiliar and composite dishes according to the 5 groups depicted in the eat well plate.
- To understand the different proportions of the model in relation to their own diet.
3. A variety of food is needed in the diet because different foods contain the different substances that are needed for health. These are nutrients, water and fibre.
4. Being active and looking after yourself are important for health.
- To understand that we should all be physically active throughout the day.
- To understand that to keep teeth healthy, we should brush our teeth x2 a day.
-To understand that keeping hands clean is important for hygiene.
- To understand that we all need to keep well hydrated throughout the day
Activities to support this topic include
– powerpoints and interactive games at www.foodafactoflife.org.uk
-individual research – food around the world
- food classification activities
-Classroom Italian food day – children made pizzas and taste tested ravioli, tortellini and fettuccine
Using a juicer -taste testing Apple, orange and pear juice
Carrot, kumara and pear juice
Keeping Ourselves Safe Programme. Week 3-5
This programme is being taught following the recommended programme in conjunction with our local Police Educators.
Year 5 children are joining other year 5-6 children in Room 1.
Year 4 children are joining Year 0-3 children in Room 3.
Weeks 1 -5
Focus on Multiplication and Division knowledge and strategies.
X2, X5, X10, X3, X4
Then moving on to X6 - X12
Week 6 -7 Statistics Strand
Collecting data, displaying and interpreting data -making links to our Healthy Eating Unit.
- Exploratory Learning Time for Year 4's on Tuesdays and Year 5's on Thursday
- Daily Sustained Reading
- Reading and Comprehension Activites
- Regular Guided Reading sessions for all groups
- Weekly Listening Comprehension Activity
- Regular sustained writing time
- Word study incorporating spelling and grammar tasks
- Author Study - Lynley Dodd and Kyle Mewburn
During Term 2 children will have opportunites for learning the skills required for
- Mini ball
- and regular daily fitness to reinforce our Healthy Eating / Lifestyle Goals
Food Science Experiments - Aim for 1 experiment per week. Some will link to Healthy Eating and some will be for fun and general interest.
Preparing and cooking of Pizza
Cooking and Tasting of different types of Pasta
Juicing and tasting of fruit, vegetable and combined fruit and vegetable juices
Can a potato make a digital clock work?
Can an egg float in salt water?
Preparation of our waiata - Pakeke mai O Matimati and Hoki Hoki Tonu Mai to be performed at our school Matariki night.
Discussion amd activities linking to Matariki.