Welcome to Maple Class!
Our topic this term in Maple is Robots
In English we are reading the book The Iron Man by Ted Hughes.
Using the book for inspiration; we will be learning about electrical circuits and linkages and levers.
In English the children have been thinking about how large the Iron Man is and have been using adventurous vocabulary to describe this.
Books to Compliment Year 4 Power of Reading Texts
The Iron Giant, Warner Bros 1999
The Iron Woman by Ted Hughes
The Mermaids purse by Ted Hughes
The Dreamfighter by Ted Hughes
Nessie the Mannerless Monster by Ted Hughes
Little Robot by Ben Hatke
Wendel and the robots by Chris Riddell
Big Hero 6 by Disney.
In French our topic is "Holiday and Hobbies." The children will be learning how to explain the holidays they are going on and the hobbies that they enjoy and do not enjoy doing.
During Maths Express the children have enjoyed using place value counters to partition 4-digit numbers in different ways.
In Science our topic is Electricity. The children will be learning about complete and incomplete circuits, appliances that use electricity as well as conductors and insulators.