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  • Catastrophe 2H


                                  This term our connector is                  

     

                   

     

    This term the children will be learning about volcanoes. We will be looking at volcanoes around the world including Mount Vesuvius, Mount Etna and Mauna Loa .

       

    We will be reading a variety of information books and leaflets about volcanoes. The children will learn about different types of volcanoes and how they are formed.

     

    In maths the focus is on fractions, multiplication and division. We will explore equivalent fractions and practice using inverse operations to check our answers.

     

    Can children please continue to practice their times tables at home.

                                                                         

                                             Click above for help learning your times tables. 

    As part of our Science topic we will be making our own erupting volcano.

     

                                                                                    

                                  Click above to learn how to make your own erupting volcano.                           

     

    In RE we will be learning about Hinduism. We will be looking at how Hindus celebrate important events and learn about some of their symbols.

     

    Library books and reading books are changed weekly. Please make sure your child has their book as they enjoy choosing new books. If anything has happened to their book, just let me know.What is most important is that your child has a book to read. Please either send me a note or catch me at the end of the day.
    Please make it a habit to read with your child and to ask them open-ended questions such as 'why do you think...?' so that your child can really elaborate on their answer and you can also see how much your child has understood the text.
     

    This term our PE is on Mondays and Thursdays, please ensure that your child has a full PE kit, so that your child can participate. 

    Homework will go out on a Wednesdays and we will expect it to be in the following Monday.

     

    Looking forward to an exciting term in 2H!
    Let me know that you are using the school's website and reading our class page. Codeword  is 'lava'.
    Mr Havnen

    Key information

    • Active volcano – a volcano that erupts regularly
    • Crater – the bowl-shaped area at the top of a volcano’s vent
    • Dormant volcano – a volcano that has not erupted in a very long time, but could again
    • Extinct volcano – a volcano that has not erupted in thousands of years, and doesn’t look like it will erupt again
    • Magma chamber – the pool of magma located underneath the volcano’s vent
    • Supervolcano – a volcano that has an eruption where the amount of stuff that comes out is more than 1,000 cubic kilometres
    • Vent – the main part of a volcano where magma and gasses come through from deep inside the Earth
    • Volcanologist – a scientist who studies volcanoes
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