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History

Topic - Changes Since 1950

Key Skills/Knowledge

  • Showing an awareness of past and present 
  • Begin to understand chronology  
  • Learn key vocabulary: history, historical event, past, present, timeline, technology, transport, education
  • Compare differences from the past and present 
  • Draw on similarities from the past 
  • Sequence events in their life 
  • Sequence 3 or 4 artefacts from distinctly different periods of time 
  • Match objects to people in different ages 
  • Recognise the difference between past and present in their own and others’ lives 
  • They know and recount episodes from stories about the past 
  • Use stories to encourage children to distinguish between fact and fiction 
  • Compare adults talking about their past – how reliable are their memories? 
  • Find answers to simple questions about the past from sources of information 

     

Key Vocabulary 

Science

Topic - Everyday Materials

Key Skills/Knowledge

  • Distinguish between an object and the material from which it is made 
  • Identify and name a variety of everyday materials, including wood, plastic, glass, metal, water, and rock 
  • Describe the simple physical properties of a variety of everyday materials. 
    Compare and group together a variety of everyday materials based on their simple physical properties. 
  • Ask simple questions and recognising that they can be answered in different ways  
  • Observe closely, using simple equipment 
  • Perform simple tests  
  • Identifying and classifying  
  • Using their observations and ideas to suggest answers to questions  
  • Gathering and recording data to help in answeting questions

     

Key Vocabulary 

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