P4W Wonderful Woodland Week Ending 25 September 2020

Hello everyone!

It has been another busy week of learning in P4W.

We have been developing skills across the curriculum.



We are becoming Reading Detectives as we continue to read our class novel ‘Ottoline and the Yellow Cat’.

We are finding information about the main characters and identifying character traits using evidence in the text.

Giving our opinion on a text and discussing a variety of texts (including our home texts) with a partner and in a team.

We are finding information about the characters and asking questions.

Finding information in a text.

Developing our writing skills, using adjectives to describe characters and a scene.

Developing our knowledge of sentence structure.

Developing our joined-up cursive handwriting.

Developing our knowledge of speech marks.


Spelling- Adding the suffix ‘ed’.

Root words containing short vowel plus 2 consonants add ‘ed’.

Root words containing long vowel sounds- add ‘ed’.


FANTASTIC- helped  thanked  jumped  haunted  enjoyed  planted  painted  wanted  reached  granted

SECTACULARmurdered  explained  haunted  gasped  fainted  stranded clamped  tramped  happened  received

Tricky words – there, their

Ideas for home learning :Work backwards! Find words with an ‘ed’ suffix in the book you are reading. Write down the root word.



Reading and writing 4-digit numbers in words and digits.

Comparing and ordering 4- digit numbers.

Adding and subtracting multiples of 10, 100 and 1000 using 4- digit numbers.

Using > and < symbols to compare numbers and create mathematical sentences.

Counting on and back from a given number.

Identifying numbers on number lines.

Working out the intervals on scales and identifying the positions of numbers.

Using our knowledge of 4- digit numbers in real- life- comparing and ordering the height of mountains. Using < and > to make statements about the heights.

Ideas for home learning play a TRUE or FALSE game. Draw two columns – one with false as the title, one with true. Each player writes down a statement using either the < or > symbols.

For example 4025 > 4250 . The other player decides if the statement is true or false and places it in the correct column.

Mental Agility

Recalling number facts quickly and accurately.

Explaining our strategies for making addition calculations.

Recalling doubles quickly and accurately.

Developing our knowledge of the 2, 5 and 10 times tables.

Doubling 2 and 3-digit numbers.


Choose number bonds and doubles. Challenge yourself!


Health and Wellbeing

We are exploring strategies to help us become more resilient.

Developing our fitness, listening and quick thinking skills.

Developing our coordination, rhythm and sequencing skills.


Social Skills

We are learning how to listen carefully- what this looks like and sounds like.

Being a supportive learning partner and team member.

Making a positive contribution to cooperative tasks.



I.D.L.- Creating our own maps of Scotland

Developing our knowledge of Scotland.

Developing our ICT skills.

Developing our research skills.

Developing our knowledge of weather maps and symbols.


Have a lovely weekend, everyone!