__Jupiter__

__Jupiter__

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This half term, Jupiter will be learning the following skills. If you have any questions about the following information, do no hesitate to contact Mr Robinson.

__Numeracy__

__Year 3 objectives to be covered__

- Count from 0 in multiples of 4, 8, 50 and 100.
- Find 10 or 100 more or less than a given number.
- Recognise the place value of each digit in a three-digit number (hundreds, tens, ones).
- Compare and order numbers up to 1000.
- Identify, represent and estimate numbers using different representations.
- Read and write numbers up to 1000 in numerals and in words.
- Solve number problems and practical problems involving working with and estimating numbers up to 1000 in a variety of units.

__Year 4 Objectives to be covered__

- Count in multiples of 6, 7, 9, 25 and 1000
- Find 1000 more or less than a given number.
- Recognise the place value of each digit in a four-digit number (thousands, hundreds, tens, and ones).
- Order and compare numbers beyond 1000.
- Identify, represent and estimate numbers using different representations.
- Round any number to the nearest 10, 100 or 1000.
- Solve number and practical problems that involve all the above and with increasingly large positive numbers.
- Read Roman numerals to 100 (I to C) and know that over time, the numeral system changed to include the concept of zero and place value.

__We will learn how to:__

__Literacy – This half term we will be basing our work around the book ‘The time travelling cat and the the Egyptian Goddess' by Juilia Jarman__

__We will learn: __

- Children will recap basic punctuation skills learnt in Key Stage 1.
- Children will learn how to use expanded noun phrases.
- Children will learn about determiners and what they are used for.
- Children will learn about the different world classes used by writers.
- Children will learn how to write non-chronological reports.
- Children will learn how to describe characters.

__Science____ – Forces and Magnets__

__We will learn to:__

- Compare how things move on different surfaces.
- Notice that some forces need contact between two objects, but magnetic forces can act at a distance.
- Observe how magnets attract or repel each other and attract some materials and not others.
- Predict whether two magnets will attract or repel each other, depending on which poles are facing.
- Describe magnets as having two poles.
- Compare and group together a variety of everyday materials on the basis of whether they are attracted to a magnet and identify some magnetic materials.

__Topic__

**This half term our question will be:**

__How did the Ancient Egyptians build the pyramids?__

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**What are Hieroglyphics?**

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**Where is Egypt located in the world?**

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**What was special about ancient Egyptian burials?**

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**Who was Tutankhamun?**

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**How did the Egyptians draw water from the Nile?**

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**How did the Egyptians make bread?**

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**How did the Egyptians choose their Gods?**

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