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Glastonbury Thorn School

       

Topic

Monday

History 

WAIL To know about changes within living memory

          To know about events beyond living memory that are important in the country

           I live in and across the world

          To know about important people in the past who have invented,

          discovered or improved things to make our lives better

 

Success criteria: I can make a project to show:

                            How things have changed in living memory

                            Important events beyond living memory and say why they are   

                            important

                            What I know about the life of an inventor or pioneer (when they

                            were born, important events in their life, what they did)  

 

Learning journey

 

Over the next four weeks the children will research their chosen inventor/pioneer in the field of transport. Please read the 'Topic Details' document for full information.

 

We have given a list of suggestions for the project together with website links to provide information.

 

If you have any questions or need some support please feel free to contact us.

                           

Topic Details

Watch this to understand what an inventor does.
Below are youTube links which provide information that may help you decide who to choose.
Amelia Earhart

Amelia Earhart: Little People, Big Dreams | Read Aloud Books for Children

Amelia Earhart For Kids| Amelia Earhart Biography | Women's History Month

Mary Anderson

Mary Anderson's great invention

Wonders

Mary Anderson Inventor of Wiper

Did you know windshield wipers were invented in the early 1900s?

The Windshield Wiper

The first mass-produced car in America was basically a lawnmower with leather trim, but it was a start, right? This is the story of Mary Anderson and the Win...

The History of Bicycles

The Bicycle: Great inventions that changed history | Educational Videos for Kids

Amy Johnson

Amy Johnson & The Gipsy Moth I The story of one woman's epic flight

The Wright Brothers

Great Innovators: "The Wright Brothers and the Airplane," by StoryBots | Netflix Jr

"Great Inventors: The Wright Brothers" by Adventure Academy

Tuesday

History

WAIL To know about changes within living memory

          To know about events beyond living memory that are important in the country

           I live in and across the world

          To know about important people in the past who have invented,

          discovered or improved things to make our lives better

 

Success criteria: I can make a project to show:

                            How things have changed in living memory

                            Important events beyond living memory and say why they are   

                            important

                            What I know about the life of an inventor or pioneer (when they

                            were born, important events in their life, what they did)  

An additional resource for Isambard Kingdom Brunel facts

Wednesday

Wellbeing Wednesday

Don't forget today is Wellbeing Wednesday smiley

 

Mr. Cursley's ParentMail letter is below, just in case you'd like some ideas for things you can do.

Thursday

PE

WAIL To defend the space between 2 players

Success criteria: I can choose the best place to defend

                           I can stop players from passing a ball across the space

 

Learning journey

The children will play a 'Piggy in the Middle' type game to practise defending - intercepting and passing the ball between 2 players.

Friday

Music

WAIL To write musical symbols

          To write the rhythm of a song using musical symbols

          To read musical symbols

           To follow musical instruction

Success criteria: I can write musical symbols

                           I can write the rhythm of a song using musical symbols

                           I can read musical symbols

                           I can follow musical instruction

 

Learning journey

The children will be working through Lesson 3, Rhythm, Symbols and Patterns with Ms Glover. After this, the children will be introduced to the Glastonbury Thorn School song. There is a music file and a copy of the words. This week we would just like the children to listen to the song, and try to learn the words for first verse and chorus. We will practise singing the song next week.

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