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Christmas is Fast Approaching!

We have been watching our class beanstalks grow; we have been measuring and recording the height of the beanstalk. In Maths we have been matching the quantity to the number and we have been writing number sentences. Our sounds this week have been: oi, ue, er, ar. We have been practising our Christmas Play; we are excited and ready to show the School and our families next week.

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Fee, Fi, Fo, Fum…

We have been reading ‘Jack and the Beanstalk’. We sequenced the story by making our own story maps. We have been recognising, ordering and writing our numbers. The sounds this week: sh, th, qu, ou. We have been practising our Christmas Play and we can’t wait to show our families what we have been doing!

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Mmmmm Gingerbread!

We have been reading ‘Hansel and Gretel’; we looked at the beginning, middle and the end of the story. In Maths we have been making patterns using a range of resources. We made Gingerbread People; we helped to measure, mix, stir and roll the dough. The sounds this week have been: oo, y, x, ch.

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Who’s Been Eating My Porridge?

We have been reading ‘Goldilocks and The Three Bears’. We have been sequencing the story and measuring the bears. We used blocks, cubes and rulers to measure, order and record the height of the bears. We made porridge and we had to decide what we wanted to put on top. We tasted the porridge and described the texture. The sounds this week have been: z, w, ng and v.

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What Big Eyes You Have?!

We have been reading the story ‘Little Red Riding Hood’. We retold the story and labelled our own character using the word bank. In Maths we matched the quantity to the number and made number lines. We have been helping to create our role-play area by making signs, price tags and shopping bags. Our sounds this week: ie, ee, or.

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Trip Trap Trip Trap

We have been writing all about the Troll from the story ‘The Three Billy Goats Gruff. In Maths we used positional language to explain where the characters were. We used ordinal numbers to order the goats. The sounds we have been learning this week are: ai, j and oa.

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Who’s That Trip Trapping over MY Bridge?

This week we visited the library upstairs for a special treat! Carrie from Little Robins told us the story of ‘The Three Billy Goats Gruff’ using puppets. We enjoyed making our own masks to help us tell the story.

We have been ordering objects based on size: small, medium and big. Our sounds this week: u, l, f and b. We have been blending sounds to support reading and writing.

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Shiny Shoes!

In Literacy we read the story of ‘Cinderella’. We went into the hot seat; we pretended to be characters from the story and our friends asked us questions. In Maths we matched pairs and looked at doubling numbers to ten. We made shiny shoes and talked about alliteration. The sounds we learnt this week: m, d, g and o.

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Rrrrrribbet Rrrrrrribbet

In Literacy we read the story of ‘The Princess and The Frog’. We told our friends what animal we would like to be if the wicked witch changed us into an animal and we wrote a sentence in our Literacy books. In Maths we have been looking at 2D and 3D shapes. The sounds we learnt this week: c/k, e, h, r. We used the characters from our story to discuss how we should treat our friends.

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I’ll huff and I’ll puff…

In Literacy we made story maps to sequence the story of ‘The Three Little Pigs’. In Maths we have been using the dice to move along the number track to support number recognition and ordering. Sounds of the week: i, p, n. We used the people we made last week to celebrate our differences and we talked about what makes us unique!

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