### Literacy

Our author this term is Dr Seuss.

Basic skills in literacy:

To learn all my spellings.

To learn how to use prefixes and suffixes.

To write stories with detail.

To use adjectives, adverbs and nouns in sentences correctly.

To read with fluency and expression.

To join my handwriting.

To write sentences that have punctuation such as question marks, exclamation marks and commands.

To use apostrophes in words.

### Numeracy

Some basic skills in maths really help us in our work.

The times tables that we need to know are our 2's, 5's and 10's.

Knowing the addition and subtraction facts for numbers up to 20.

Recognising odd and even numbers.

Doubling and halving numbers to 50.

Recognise the place value of each digit in all 2-digit numbers (tens, ones).

Read and write numbers to at least 100 in numerals and in words

Compare and order numbers from 0 up to 100; using how many…?,count, count (up) to, count on (from, to), count back (from, to), count in ones, twos… tens…, more, less, many, few, odd, even, every other. Etc

Count in steps of 2, 3, 5 and 10, count in tens from any number, and give 10 more or less than a given number to 100.

Arrange, read and write numbers in increasing and decreasing order up to 100.

### Topic

This term our topic is 'People who help us'.

The children will be learning about some of the great explorers in history and using sources of information to learn about their journey. We will be looking at the continents of the world and even creating our own continents for a new explorer to discover!