Te Rapa Primary

Te Rapa Primary School

Term 4  Room 5

Inquiry: We will be doing a Science Inquiry covering the ‘Making Sense of the Physical World’ strand. The Inquiry is entitled “Let The Force Be With You!” The students will do a number of science experiments based around the big idea ‘ENERGY’. They will be looking at different types of energy that make things move and work.

 Maths: Addition & Subtraction, Multiplication and Division and Geometry and Measurement units will be covered this term.

 Literacy: For Oral language the students will continue to practice their group play. Shared reading of traditional narrative fairy tales will assist with the students writing a retell of their group narrative play. They will also do some descriptive writing of Fairy tale characters. The students will do Procedural and Recount writing related to the Science Inquiry experiments and personal experiences.

Drama: The students will continue to practise and then perform their group Fairy tale play to an audience.

 ICT: The students will use the Kidspiration programme to create a Fairy tale story map. Ipad apps will be used within the Literacy, Numeracy and Inquiry programmes.

 P.E. Run, Jump and Throw Athletic activities (High Jump, Long Jump, Sprints, Ball Throw, Frisbees and Foxtails) and Swimming will be covered this term.

 Art – The students will do a ‘Fairy tale Jigsaw 3D picture’ of a chosen Fairytale character.

 Te Reo Maori (Maori Language): Greetings, Calendar (Days of the Week, Months of the Year and Seasons), Instructions and Te Marae will be covered this term. The students will participate in a ‘Powhiri’ (Welcome Ceremony) at school as part of their Marae experience.