We will be looking at life as an Anglo Saxon , asking the questions :
'Who were the Anglo Saxons ?'
'Why were the Anglo Saxons important to us ?'
'What was life like for an Anglo Saxon child ?'
'What were houses like in Anglo Saxon times ?'
Although we are not following the official program , we will be looking at some issues you may encounter as you get older .
Peer pressure and being part of the crowd becomes more important as you mature and we will be looking at ways you can make more informed and safe choices in your lives.
This half term we will be reading Beowulf by Kevin Crossley-Holland .
We will be working on traditional tales , myths and legends and information texts .
In numeracy we will be learning about percentages (%) and how to find these .
We will also look at co-ordinates , graphs and data handling .
We will be looking at how they told the time in the past , using sun dials and shadows .