We have been learning about Walter Raleigh and the first colony that he established in the USA on the island of Roanoke. In English, we are reading about the mysterious events that happened to this colony.
To start our topic, we looked at the artefacts in a mystery chest to see what we could learn about who might have owned it. What do you think?
Our topic this term is North America
This topic brings together History and Geography as we explore the continent of North America, focusing on the United States. We will be learning about the contrasts in physical and human geography, across the different states and some of the natural wonders which can be found in the USA.
We will be looking at the discovery of America and the first colonies, including exploring the mystery of the Roanoke Colony through our work in English. We will also be looking at the Native American culture which was displaced by European colonisation.