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Spring 1 WHERE IN THE WORLD

Vocabulary Triangle (explained)

 

At the start of each new topic we talk to the children about what they already know related to our focus topic. We create a mind map with all of their prior knowledge. This helps us to then make the vocabulary triangle to identify new vocabulary for the children to understand and use during the topic.

 

TIER 1- Prior knowledge 

TIER 2- Focus vocabulary to introduce during the topic

TIER 3- Aspirational words to extend the children’s vocabulary 

Vocabulary triangle - COLD PLACES

Vocabulary triangle - COLD PLACES 1

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Our word collector vocabulary this term...

 

- Inuit

- igloo

- husky dog

- sled

- Arctic

- iceberg

- cubs

- camouflage

 

Igloos and Inuits (wc 06.01.20)

Inuit fishing game (addition- part part whole 09.01.20)

13.1.20 Small groups created textured Polar bears!

Our finished Polar Bears look wonderful on display!

The Arctic (wc 13.01.20)

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