Osprey Class

Welcome to Term 2

This term our topic is the amazing  Maya Civilisation!  Our enquiry will focus on where and when the Maya civilisation was, the lives of the Maya, how they changed the world and their legacy. Please have a look at our topic web here

 

 

Home learning opportunities

Additional resources for learning spellings including key spelling patterns and lists

Reading – recommended reading books to share at home

Times tables expectations

Maya Masks

Friday 20 November, 2020

Maya masks were worn for different reasons. Some were death masks believed to protect them in the afterlife and other masks were made for events in the style of animals or decorated in mosaics. Osprey had a great time making them!
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Blood!

Friday 20 November, 2020

We have been learning about the circulatory system and today the focus was on blood. What is it made of? What is it for? Today we looked at the components of blood and learnt about the roles of platelets and the white and red blood cells.
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Building up a character profile within a chapter

Friday 13 November, 2020

The children are really enjoying this story. We were really pleased with their writing this week and want to showcase some of their excellent, imaginative work! Max has been sent an aeroplane ticket to San Javier and told to board it immediately. His parents are there but missing! What has happened to them? Why hasn't he heard from them? Osprey class were asked to write their own part of a chapter (where Max boards the plane) and build a character profile within it. They had to think about Max's appearance, character, hobbies and interests. Can you picture Max - the type of boy he is, what he looks like? What is he thinking and feeling too? Please enjoy reading some of their work!
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The Ancient Maya

Monday 2 November, 2020

This term, Osprey class will learn all about The Ancient Maya! Who were they? When did they live? Where did they live? How did they live? What were their beliefs? What did they leave behind? Take a look at the Topic Web and find out some of the fun learning that will happen this term.
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