TALKING AND LISTENING.
Im looking forward to hearing your talks next week.
Please can the Blue Whales, Red spiders and Orange Octopus groups be ready to talk on Monday. The Green Crocodiles and Yellow snakes will give their talks on Tuesday.
We continue to practise spelling our tricky/common words. Some people are moving on to a new block this week – well done ! The word lists are below if you need them Dont forget that you can also find these on the spelling city website if you wish.
Numeracy and maths
We have started a block of work on measurement. We talked about different types of measurement and then we measured some objects using non standard units of measurement.
Other areas of the curriculum .
We learned about Sergei Prokofiev’s work ‘Peter and the Wolf’. We are able to identify the different characters in the story and which orchestral instruments represent those characters.
We enjoyed sitting on the purple seats to watch the P7 show
We observed snails and read about their habits and lifecycle.
We have been sharing our chess skills and teaching each other how to play.
Things to do at home
Go on a snail hunt in your garden.
Measure some objects using a non standards unit eg, spans, paper clips, dried beans ….
Try some maths activities from your news maths homework wall.
Play a game of chess or another board game.
Here are some of the questions we have about explorers
Who was the 1st explorer ?
Who was the bravest explorer ?
Who was the best explorer ?
Did anyone explore space ?
Where did they explore ?
How did they tell people what they discovered ?
Who was the last person to be an explorer ?
How many explorers have there ever been in total ?
How old were the explorers when they fist started ?
Why were their boats wooden ?
Why do explorers wear cool suits ?
Were there sea explorers and jungle explorers ?
What did they discover ?
How did they travel ?
Were there any female explorers ?
Are there still explorers now ?
We continue to be explorers of our own environment.