Bright Lights, Big City
In the Bright Lights, Big City project, your child will learn the story of a local landmark. They will learn about the countries that make up the United Kingdom, including their location, capital cities and some of their physical and human features. They will have the opportunity to do map work, using compasses and positional and directional language to plan routes around London. They will research the cause and impact of the Great Fire of London and look at some famous London landmarks. They will learn about other capital cities around the world, including Kuala Lumpur, and compare how they are similar and different to London.
Our focus text
A wide-eyed girl and her mother explore London's busy streets and towering views in this child-friendly tribute to an incomparable city. The children will be writing sentences that link to the story and work towards writing their own post cards home, as well as writing a set of directions.