Reflective Friday WB 10.5.21

Reflective Friday WB 10.5.21

Well done Primary 4WL for an exciting Health Week packed full of learning opportunities and experiences! 😊 Please enjoy reading the summary about our main learning this week (and scroll to the bottom to see some pictures):

Thank you for sharing your Learning Stories at home over the last week. Thanks to everyone who has returned them to school – please ensure that you bring yours back to school as soon as possible, once you have shared the Term 3 Overview and your targets, if you haven’t already, thank you!


We have been learning to:

  • Spell unfamiliar words using our spelling rule.
  • Identify and spell words with closed and open syllables.
  • Use accurate spelling of our new spelling rule words within sentence or story contexts.
  • Identify the correct spelling of tricky words within sentences and paragraphs.
  • Write an imaginative story, using a range of adjectives, and checking for the non-negotiables.
  • Listen, enjoy and engage with our class novel.
  • Find evidence in our class novel to describe a character.
  • Use evidence from our reading to help us make (and justify) predictions.
    Understand what a simile is and what their purpose is.
    Explore and use similes to attract and engage our reader.
  • Answer a variety of questions about a text, using evidence to justify our ideas.
  • Read for information and use our knowledge of the context of a sentence to help us identify missing words.
  • Find out information from a range of sources and technologies to help us share facts with others.
  • Self- and peer-assess our learning.

Spelling for next week:

We will move onto a new spelling rule next week. This will be:

L.I We are learning to spell unfamiliar words using our spelling rule.

Over the years the pronunciation of words has changed and some letters appear in the spelling of words which are no longer sounded.
We are learning to spell with a silent ‘w’ followed by ‘r’ – wr.

Daily Spelling Activity Task: choose a different spelling activity from the pack that you have at home and remember to Look, Cover, Write, Check.

Spicy – wrong wrist writing wrapped wrinkle wry wrote writer wreck 

Hot – wren wreath wrench wreckage shipwreck wretched written wrestler wrath

Tricky words – right write

Ideas for Learning Together at Home:


We have been learning to:

  • Develop our knowledge of number facts, using addition, subtraction, multiplication and division.
  • Revise our learning in Maths through taking part in different challenge tasks and starter activities.
  • Share why we use money, what it is and the importance of money in a real-life context.
  • Identify the value of coins and notes.
  • Use our knowledge of coins and notes to find a range of combinations for a total.
  • Use our problem-solving skills, including logical thinking and trial and error, to find the most efficient combination of coins or notes
  • Begin to solve 2-step problems, using addition and subtraction, with our knowledge of money.
  • Develop our multiplication understanding, using opportunities to learn the times tables.
  • Self- and peer-assess our learning.
  • Continue to build speed and accuracy in our number work.

Ideas for Learning Together at Home:

Across the Curriculum

 We have been learning to:

  • Create, design and draw a blueprint image for a boat.
  • Study a blueprint for a real boat.
  • Find out about ‘Ramadan’ and ‘Eid’.
  • Use outdoor materials to help us to learn.
  • Try out and design our own PE fitness challenges.
  • Take part in an Athletics event to develop our PE skills and work together.
  • Share information about what helps us to stay healthy.
  • Learn about our body parts and what makes us unique and different.

Ideas for Learning Together at Home:

Have a great weekend everyone!
From Primary 4, Mrs Williamson, Mrs Ling and Mr Parry 😊