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English Targets

Step 1

I can open sentences in a number of ways to show sequence. E.g. First, Then, Next, Soon, After that, Last, Once.

Step 2

I can open sentences using a wider range of connectives. E.g. Then, When, Because, If, As.

Step 3

I can experiment with sentence openers to link ideas and events. E.g. Last time, Also, After, Soon, Another thing.

Step 4

I can use a wider range of connectives and –ly words to open sentences. E.g. Although, After a while, Meanwhile, As, Slowly, Happily, Carefully.

Step 5

I can use adjectives and noun phrases to create interest in sentence openers.

E.g. Adjective openers – The golden sun shone, Jane’s favourite book, Barking dogs. Noun phrases – The little, old man who, The ramshackle, wooden shack.

Step 6

I can use more ambitious connectives, openers and adverbs to begin sentences. E.g. Despite, Contrary to, Maybe, Possibly, Thoughtfully, Delicately, Sensitively.

Step 7

I can use phrases in opposition to open sentences. E.g. Although I had thought that…I discovered…; Having decided to … I actually…; Despite Jane’s plan to … in reality she…

Step 8

Use contextual phrases of time, place or scenarios to introduce ideas and events. E.g. Due to the lack of… my first thought was to…; As the weather had become quite stormy, we decided to…; Before Sam left the… his mother asked him...

Maths Targets

Step 1

I know the basic length, mass, capacity and time facts.

Step 2

I know how many cm/m/g/ml/cl/  minutes or seconds there are in

½ ¼ ¾ of the full unit measure.

Step 3

I can read scales and clocks using the units of measure accurately.

Step 4

I can convert between the units of measure for length, mass, capacity and time.

Step 5

I can solve word problems involving length, mass, capacity and time.

This half term 5W will be learning all about the Victorians.


Big Idea for the Victorians

Sainsbury's OFFICIAL Christmas 2014 Ad

Presenting the new Sainsbury's Christmas advert. Made in partnership with The Royal British Legion. Inspired by real events from 100 years ago. This year's Christmas ad from Sainsbury's - Christmas is for sharing.