What a week! We have been so busy and had so much fun! Look through our gallery to see us making Stone Age natural paints, painting our “caves”, dressed in our Halloween costumes and making our own shadow theatres.
Maths pages 8&9 Order of operations
Grammar pages 6&7 Verbs and adverbs
(Stretch grammar pages 12 &13 Modal verbs)
The tablets have arrived! Our samba skills are developing too 😊
Maths- pages 10 and 11 Factors and Multiples
Grammar- pages 80 and 81 Suffixes ‘able’ and ‘ible’
(Stretch grammar books 82 and 83 same title)
This week we have been working really hard on our non-fiction texts. We have edited them with a partner, presented them in interesting ways and then shared them with Miss Shinn’s class.
Maths pages 24 and 25 (times tables)
Grammar pages 42 and 43 (commas)
(Stretch Grammar book is pages 56 and 57 also linked to commas)
This week we pretended to be predators of the peppered moth in Science! We had to grab as many “moths” as we could with our “beaks” in a minute. We found generally that it was easier to prey on those “moths” who did not blend into their background although we are also not sure that all our results are reliable for a number of reasons so will be continuing with this next week.
Maths pages 12 & 13 Addition
Grammar pages 50 & 51 Single dashes and hyphens
(Stretch grammar pages 78 & 79 Prefixes that require a hyphen)
This week in class we have been studying volcanoes and their impact on our planet. This led us to look at this song in whole class reading and analyse the lyrics. Have you ever thought about what the song is really about?
Maths pages 6&7
Grammar 15 and 36 (stretch grammar books pages 66 and 67)
This week we have been thinking about how long ago our Earth was created relative to the dinosaur era and the evolution of humans- it is so hard to imagine! We used a roll of toilet paper and each sheet was worth 12.5 million years!
Maths book- pages 4 and 5 place value
Grammar book- pages 4 and 5 nouns and adjectives
(Those with the stretch grammar book also need to complete pages 4 and 5)