Overview of topic for the term
Topic: Out of this World - designing a fictional planet!
Hooks: Watch: ‘The Planets’ animation, Star gazing evening- January, Space topic exhibition afternoon- January
Class book / Key texts: Fortunately the milk
Leading subjects & key curriculum links:
Overview: Inspired by video stimulus, using, amongst others, clips from Avatar, during term three pupils will have the opportunity to design their own fictional planet! In their literacy lessons, pupils will have the chance to create a non-fiction text informing others about life on their planet as well as focusing on the text ‘Fortnunately the milk’.
Pupils will also explore weather both here on earth and on another planet leading to them becoming a weather forecaster and filming their own reports.