This term we will be learning all about Animals and their Habitats

In year 1 children should be taught to be able to do the following skills:

Can name a range of animals which includes animals from each of the vertebrate groups

Can describe the key features of these named animals

Can label key features on a picture/diagram

Can write descriptively about an animal

Can write a What am I? riddle about an animal

Can describe what a range of animals eat

Can sort and group animals using similarities and differences

Can use simple charts etc. to identify unknown animals

Can create a drawing of an imaginary animal labelling its key features

Can use secondary resources to find out what animals eat, including talking to experts e.g. pet owners, zoo keepers etc.