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In Maths we have been gathering data for the type of homes we live in. The children gathered the data in the form of a tally chart and then transferred the data onto a bar chart and pictogram. They then interpreted the data. In Literacy we have been reading ‘The Three Little Pigs’; we created story maps to help us to retell the traditional story. In Art we have been using the charcoal to create famous buildings from around the World.
This week in Literacy we have continued with our poetry theme but moved on from acrostic poems, to rhyming poems. The children thought of words that rhymed with language they had gathered about their homes and then wrote their own Home poems. In Maths we have been discussing positional language. We have used this language to direct our friends and Beebots. In Art we tried copying “House with Thatched Roofs, Cordeville” by Vincent Van Gogh with oil pastels.
What an amazing but busy week we have had! We went to Pizza Express to make our own pizzas and we visited Marks and Spencer’s to find out where our food comes from. We learnt new languages from the parents that came in to School. We learnt the words for different foods in Italian, Russian, Belarus, French and Ukrainian. Our focus continent was Asia; we made Chinese lanterns and made fact files for Asian animals. In Maths we did a number line using Thai numbers and solved addition number sentences. We looked at Sari’s and designed our own. Throughout the week we have been writing about the experiences we have had.
In Maths we have been finding the double and half of a given number. In Literacy we have been writing questions from the perspective of the Detective from the story ‘The Great Paper Caper’. We made Easter pop up cards and ordered weather disasters. We hope you have a restful break!
French learning at home:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DiqzBdd5Jng (Easter song)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=j-cA7DacVIk&t=46s (vocabulary practise)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OEpZlj4T9U0 (the story of the Easter bells)
In Maths we have been solving number sentences using the inverse. In Literacy we have been sorting open and closed questions. We wrote questions for what we would ask an alien if they landed in the playground. We have been comparing artists. We looked at extreme weathers that have happened in different countries. We have been learning the rules of football and we have been showing off our skills!
We have been looking after the Queens diamond…but it has gone missing! We have been investigating the crime and collecting the clues and evidence. A detective came to help us find the suspect. We will be making wanted posters and newspaper reports. In Literacy we have been reading ‘The Great Paper Caper’; we have been writing newspaper reports to report the crime of the Bear. In Maths we have been solving addition word problems.
Dates for your Diary
- 29 May 2017 - Half Term
- 05 Jun 2017 - Inset Day
- 21 Jul 2017 - End of Term
- 24 Jul 2017 - Occasional Day - School Closed
- 01 Sep 2017 - Term Dates 2017/18 in School Calendar, Office hyperlink
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