Oak Class Megastructures: Australia and Ayres Rock Term 5
Megastructures: Australia and Ayres Rock
Term 5 - 2015
Art - Animals in traditional Aboriginal art
Science - Humans and animals
We will start by looking at a range of Australian animals and
We will use our knowledge of plants and how they grow
make observation drawings, focusing on their shape and form;
together with what we’ve previously learnt about
We will look at a variety of traditional
this will then help us to make 3D sculptures. We will then
different climates to investigate suitable conditions
Australian songs and styles of music from the
for growing a bean! We will then look at our own
influenced by the animals around them. We will then think
bodies and what living things need to survive. This
children’s songs such as Waltzing Matlida. We
about how we can create a traditional Aboriginal paintings
will help us to understand the importance of exercise.
using the animals we studied at the beginning of the term.
We will start to look at the 5 main groups of animals
History & Music - Responding to different
styles of music and different traditional
and how to classify them on their features but also
traditional pieces using didgeridoos.
ICT - Organising and retrieving information
Geography - Human and physical features of Australia and maps!
We will continue to work on developing basic key skills
associated with ICT. We will pay particular
focus to sav-
We will learn about different features and
ing, retrieving and organising specific information, such as
their differences. We will learn how to make
photos and work. We then hope to put these skills to the test
comparisons of different places and how they
and make an information sheet based on an Australian animal.
understand different life cycles of both humans and
We will cover the following areas of English this
look. This will help us to work on our map
skills and hopefully we will be able to create
PE - Australian animal dance and Invasion Games
our own map! (Both 2D and 3D!)
Dance - We will develop our skills and focus on how to create
different movements with our bodies in response to different
Non chronological reports: Australian animals
Traditional stories: Aboriginal Creation stories
An Australian Dictionary or Senses Poetry
Australian animals. We will learn the importance of linking
We will cover the following areas of maths this
ideas together to create a dance in order to convey the
different movements of the animals.
Place value and fractions
Addition and subtraction
3D shape/direction and time
Multiplication and division
Over the year we will look t themes within RE which
Invasion Games - We will learn how to move with control in a
include Believing, Story, Celebrations, Symbols,
range of different contexts, learning how to generate and
Leaders & Teachers, Belonging and Myself. Within these
implement ideas and strategies to solve problems within
are different concepts and ideas. This term we will
invasion games. We will learn the importance of communication
clearly and cooperating with our teammates.
DT - Food; field to table!
We will look at different food types and what is need as part of a healthy diet. We will look at traditional
Australia and have a go at making our own!
The Muslim Family & The Jewish Family
Islamic Naming Ceremony & Baptism