Wk beg: 11/12/17

I hope everyone has been out enjoying the snow this week!

Here is what we have been learning in P4H this week.

Maths and Numeracy

We have been learning about time. We have looking at individual minutes as well as 5 minute intervals.We looked at times to and past an hour as well as playing stop the clock 3 AND 4.

Here is a link to all of the stop the clock games;

https://www.topmarks.co.uk/Search.aspx?q=stop%20the%20clock

We have been learning about how we can check our column subtraction by adding the bottom two numbers.

We also made time table arrays in the snow. Here are some pictures of us enjoying working together;

Literacy

We wrote a thank you letter to thank people for gifts we got given over Christmas.

In spelling we have been learning dge words.

edge                                     fridge

bridge                                 dodged

hedge                                   sledging

fudge                                   judged

smudge                                 trudging

Challenge words: cartridge, dislodge, dodgeball, fidgeted

Tricky words: threw, through

We have started writing daily sentences in our challenge jotters. This helps us practise writing sentences with the correct spelling and punctuation! We do this every morning when we come in.

We started to learn about squeezing two words together with an apostrophe. This is called contracting words.

Other Curriculum Areas

We went and voted for a P7 party.

In Art we have been designing Charles Rennie Mackintosh Roses – Mrs Haynes will put a picture up when we have them on display.

We have been learning some strange and interesting facts about Robert Burns including he wasn’t popular when he was alive, he died when he was 37, he had 12 children, he died because of a heart condition, his birthady is the 25th January and on this night we celebrate Burns night.

What have we enjoyed?

Theo- Drawing our Mackintosh roses.

Lottie and Darcey – I also enjoyed the roses.

Connie – I enjoyed the clock times.

Roni – I enjoyed voting!

What have we found challenging?

Drawing the invitations for the hall opening.

Drawing the Mackintosh roses, tyring to get them the right size was hard.

Telling the time with the minutes.

Learning about the minute hand.

What would we like to learn next week?

More about Charles Rennie Mackintosh.

Learning about our new topic.

Finding out about some more famous Scots.