Develop children’s knowledge of predatory animals, plants, food chains, habitats and learn the key parts and functions of animals and plants.
Linked science investigations: How do fossils form? What are our joints for? Why are trees tall? What do owls eat? How do worms move?
Linked text: The Sheep-Pig – Dick King-Smith
The ultimate predator
Recounts; Leaflets; Poetry; Dilemma stories; Speeches
Food chains; Fossils; Plant parts and functions; Water transportation in plants; Skeletal systems; Working scientifically
Algorithms; Flow diagrams; Online research; Using logical reasoning; Graphics software; Presentations
Selecting and using materials
Fieldwork; Using maps
Comparing performances; Competitive games
How do fossils form? What are our joints for? Why are trees tall? What do owls eat? How do worms move?