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Topic 1 - Chocolate- Bean of the gods! 05.09.17- 20.10.17











Chocolate- Bean of the gods!

This half term we will be looking at the Aztecs and the history of chocolate. We will also visit York's Chocolate Story for wider learning experiences.

As historians, the children will be using the internet, books and newspaper articles to research detailed information related to a particular event and people in history. We will be looking at different accounts of history to understand why these can give a positive or negative view of people in history. During this unit children will be taught organisational skills to carry out independent research on our topic and the civilizations of Aztecs and Incas.

Rule of Law - we will explore the importance of following rules and laws within societies including the Inca Civilization and the last Aztec Emperor Moctezuma’s warfare. 

Tolerance - children will discuss how famous/influential people who are of different faiths, beliefs and backgrounds have influenced our History.


What's the matter?

As Scientists, we will be studying states of matter by comparing and grouping materials together, according to whether they are solids, liquids or gases. We will be exploring and investigating a range of different solids and liquids and the properties of these materials using scientific language. 






Mutual Respect - children will be taught the importance of respecting their own religion as well as others. We will be looking at world faiths and beliefs in Hinduism and Sikhism alongside Christianity.





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