Our focus text this week is: Handa’s Surprise
We will share this book and learn to retell it. We will discuss the different characters, fruits and the setting of the story, thinking abut the differences between Africa and England. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XyIV_xYi0as
Our focus rhyme this week is: Cobbler, Cobbler
Our focus vocabulary this week is: Africa, England, Sutton-in-Ashfield, Kenya, country, map, atlas globe, world, town, compare
Our maths focus this week is: learning to know the number bonds to 5 – using the vocabulary used in comparing
Our learning focus this week: We will find out about the country of Africa through the story Handa’s Surprise. We will look at the similarities and differences with the environment, as well as find out about different languages spoken. We will create puppets and put on a puppet show. We will be scientists to carry out an investigation into the different sounds materials make. We will learn a song in Swahili and put our own dance moves to it.