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SG2 Modular Summary

NEXUS SCHOOL: MODULE SUMMARY

Term 3 Topic:  The World Around Me

TERM: 3  (2018/19) CLASS:   SG2                  Teacher: Megan King
Literacy 3 sessions per week Handwriting – continuing to develop students fine motor skills Guided Reading – improving students ability to read words, working in groups or individually, depending upon individual levels Word Aware – building students vocabulary and improving their understanding of words. Identifying key words for specific topics Colourful Semantics – using symbols to write sentences and learn about sentence structure (assist with communication) Phonics – Phases 2 and 3Numeracy 2 Sessions per week
Money Learning to identify different coins and their values Role play – buying items in a shop, creating a shopping list and working to a budget Understanding the value of money – adding and subtracting amounts Working in 1000’s, 100’s, 10’s and 1’s Shape – learning about different 2D and 3D shapes and how they are used in everyday life Number – learning new numbers, addition, subtraction, multiplication and division. Number formation practice
Science 1 session per week Travel – looking at different modes of transport, long and short journeys, speed and distance. Circuits – What is electricity used in? Drawing a simple circuit. Using DT to make a simple light and clock Gardening – Building skills to identify different plants, parts of a plant and what they need. Communication 3 sessions per week 2 x Lego Therapy – Using Lego to increase communication between students to reach a common goal. 1 x Social Skills Group – practicing communication skills with others, asking basic questions, talking about a specific topic, circle time. Attention Autism – developing focus and concentration
Physical Development Sensory Circuits every day PE 1 session per week Sensory circuits to develop students’ co-ordination, focus and agility. PE – team sports, working with a sports coach where appropriate to develop cricket skills. Football skills Multi-gym – using a variety of fitness equipment to build general fitness Bikes – using bikes in the MUGA to increase co-ordination, awareness of surroundings and general fitness ICT 1 session per week Algorithms – learning to follow sequences on a computer Using ICT in everyday life – writing sentences using words and pictures Shopping – building a shopping list and looking at prices Using the Internet and E Safety Using the computer – learning about keys on the keyboard, how to change a page and recognising images on the screen.
Humanities and The Arts Topic Time 2 sessions per week Different Countries around the World – a country per week – linking to MFL, Humanities, RE and Art. People who help me – learning about people who can help at home, school and in the wider community   PSHE/RE Personal Care, TEACCH Trays, Social Skills Group Linking RE to Topic Work – Countries around the World Personal Care Schedules – independence Social skills group – understanding own feelings and those of others, improving communication skills and understanding appropriate communication
Social Skills/Community Living Skills Social Skills Group and 3 sessions per week Social skills group – understanding own feelings and those of others, improving communication skills and understanding appropriate communication Supermarket Shopping – Visiting the supermarket once a week to purchase items for cooking Country Park – Visiting the visitor area and the café –ordering a drink and a snack Visiting the Library – Borrowing books, travelling on the bus. Work Related Learning 2 sessions per week Gardening – growing plants in the allotment area, tending to a specific area. Weeding and planting. Enterprise – plant and veg stall – selling items to parents and staff. Housekeeping skills – how to clean and tidy. Assembly skills – complete a sequence of steps to build an item.

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