To know the names of the Autumn months.
To recognise the signs of Autumn around me.
To explain why some small animals hibernate.
To know the features of harvest and recognise harvest grain, fruit and vegetables.
The slides include photographs of animals which hibernate (dormouse, bat, frog, grass snake etc) and do not hibernate (squirrels, badgers, rabbits/hares). At specific points there are short paired talk activities and simple class activities eg Name the harvest fruits, name the harvest vegetables, a grain chart activity, summer clothes and autumn clothes.
There are 2 youtube links – a short Autumn song and a simple Autumn story.
Cross curricular KOW /Science work on topics of ‘Seasons’, ‘Autumn’, ‘Animals’, ‘Nature’.