Want to find out more about our Term 5 topic 'Hola Mexico? Try some of the activities below:
Which part of Mexico would you prefer to live in, and why? Write down your ideas and share them with others in your class.
Find out about Mexican flowers, trees and animals. Some are really different to the ones in UK! Record what you learn in a notebook or picture chart.
Do your family or friends know anyone who has been to Mexico? If so, can you talk to the person and find out more? What is their impression of the country?
Find out more about Maya hieroglyphs and symbols. Can you write your name or a short message to a friend?
In Mexico, the most common spoken language is Spanish. Can you find out how to say some phrases in Spanish? Do you know anyone who speaks Spanish? Impress them with a Spanish conversation!
Go to the supermarket and see if you can find out about any food that is imported from Mexico – try fruit or vegetables.
Plan an imaginary trip or holiday to Mexico. Look at holiday brochures or research online. How many ways are there to get there? How long would it take? How much would it cost? Make an itinerary for your trip, showing what you would like to see and do while you are there.
How much do other people know about Mexico? Create questions for a fun quiz and try it out on family or friends.
Try making your own musical instruments – simple drums, guitars, shakers – from everyday household objects, like plastic bottles, elastic bands, and rice
.Make a typical Mexican dish, such as guacamole or tacos.
Design and build your own Maya temple using junk materials, such as cardboard boxes, newspaper and card.
To view detailed topic coverage for all areas of the curriculum please visit the curriculum page by clicking here.
To view the age related expectations including spellings lists click the link here.
To view guidance as to the strategies your child should be using in maths please click here and navigate to the CGCPS Maths Calculation Policy. Please note the year group bandings are guidance. For statutory strategies, please see the age related expectations documents linked above.