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P4W Wonderful Woodland 18.1.19

We have started the New Year off with a very busy week of learning.

Literacy

  • Developing our reading skills using fiction and non-fiction texts.
  • Developing our predicting skills by finding clues in a text.
  • Developing our sentence structure.
  • Developing our vocabulary.
  • Developing our listening and talking skills.
  • Developing our cursive writing skills.
  • Developing our spelling of everyday words.
  • Developing our functional writing skills with a focus on newspaper reports.
  • Using the features of the first paragraph of a report – when, what ,who, where, why.

Numeracy

  • Developing our accuracy and speed for addition, subtraction and multiplication calculations.
  • Discussing the strategies we use for addition calculations including near doubles, near jigsaw, knowledge of 10 + calculations and fact families.
  • Developing strategies for addition calculations over a decade.
  • Developing our understanding and recall of times tables.
  • Developing our use of 4 methods for making addition calculations including traditional, diamonds, grid and jump.
  • Working out the calculation we need to do for ‘real-life’ addition examples.
  • Explaining the methods we are using to others.
  • Developing our knowledge of analogue and digital time.

IDL

  • Developing our cooperative skills.
  • Developing our thinking skills.
  • Developing skills needed for team games.
  • Developing our knowledge of the Vikings.
  • Developing our art/technology skills using a variety of materials- our Viking Longship is ready to sail!

P4W Wonderful Woodland 7.12.18

It has been another very busy week of learning in Primary 4W!

Literacy

  • Developing our reading skills using fiction and non-fiction texts.
  • Developing our predicting skills by finding clues in a text.
  • Developing our sentence structure.
  • Developing our listening and talking skills.
  • Developing our cursive writing skills.
  • Developing our spelling of everyday words.
  • Developing our use of descriptive words and phrases.
  • Developing our use of openers.

Numeracy

  • Developing our accuracy and speed for addition, subtraction and multiplication calculations.
  • Discussing the strategies we use for addition calculations including near doubles, near jigsaw, knowledge of 10 + calculations and fact families.
  • Developing strategies for addition and subtraction calculations over a decade.
  • Developing our understanding and recall of times tables.
  • Using the diamond method to make addition calculations.
  • Making addition calculations by partitioning the numbers on a grid.
  • Developing our knowledge of analogue and digital time.

IDL

  • Developing our cooperative skills.
  • Developing our thinking skills.
  • Developing skills needed for team games.
  • Developing our knowledge of the Vikings.

P4W Wonderful Woodland 30.11.18

It has been another very busy week of learning in Primary 4W!

Literacy

  • Developing our reading skills using fiction and non-fiction texts.
  • Developing our predicting skills by finding clues in a text.
  • Developing our sentence structure.
  • Developing our comprehension skills.
  • Finding information in a text.
  • Developing our listening and talking skills.
  • Developing our cursive writing skills.
  • Developing our spelling of everyday words.

Numeracy

  • Developing our accuracy and speed for addition and multiplication calculations.
  • Discussing the strategies we use for addition calculations including near doubles, near jigsaw, knowledge of 10 + calculations and fact families.
  • Developing our understanding and recall of times tables.
  • Adding and subtracting to the nearest 10 then working out what we still have to do to complete a calculation.
  • Using the diamond method to make addition calculations.
  • Developing our use of strategies for adding on 8, 9, 19, 29 etc including using a 100 square.
  • Developing our knowledge of analogue and digital time.

IDL

  • Developing our cooperative skills.
  • Developing our thinking skills.
  • Developing our Scottish dancing skills.
  • Developing our knowledge of the Vikings.
  • Experiencing a live performance.

P4W Wonderful Woodland 23.11.18

It has been another very busy week of learning in Primary 4W!

Literacy

  • Developing our reading skills using fiction and non-fiction texts.
  • Developing our predicting skills by finding clues in a text.
  • Developing our sentence structure.
  • Developing our listening and talking skills.
  • Developing our cursive writing skills.
  • Developing our spelling of everyday words.
  • Developing our spelling skills – words containing igh.

Numeracy

  • Developing our accuracy and speed for addition and multiplication calculations.
  • Discussing the strategies we use for addition calculations including near doubles, near jigsaw, knowledge of 10 + calculations and fact families.
  • Developing our understanding and recall of times tables.
  • Developing our use of strategies for mental addition calculations with more than three numbers.
  • Developing our use of strategies for adding on 8, 9, 19, 29 etc including using a 100 square.
  • Developing our knowledge of analogue and digital time.

IDL

  • Developing our cooperative skills.
  • Developing our thinking skills.
  • Developing the skills needed for team sports.
  • Developing our knowledge of the Vikings.

P4W Wonderful Woodland 16.11.18

It has been another very busy week of learning in Primary 4W!

Literacy

  • Developing our reading skills using fiction and non-fiction texts.
  • Developing our predicting skills by finding clues in a text.
  • Developing our comprehension skills.
  • Developing our sentence structure.
  • Developing our listening and talking skills.
  • Developing our use of time openers, ‘ly’ openers and adjectives in our writing.
  • Developing our cursive writing skills.
  • Developing our spelling of everyday words.
  • Developing our spelling skills – words containing ‘ir’ and ‘ur’.

Numeracy

  • Developing our accuracy and speed for addition and multiplication calculations.
  • Discussing the strategies we use for addition calculations including near doubles, near jigsaw, knowledge of 10 + calculations and fact families.
  • Doubling 2 and 3 digit numbers.
  • Developing our understanding and recall of times tables.
  • Developing our use of strategies for mental addition calculations with more than three numbers.
  • Finding information from Carroll Diagrams and creating our own.
  • Creating a Tree Diagram.

IDL

  • Developing our cooperative skills.
  • Developing our thinking skills.
  • Developing the skills needed for team sports.
  • Developing our ICT skills- creating a Powerpoint Presentation.

P4W Wonderful Woodland 9.11.18

It has been another very busy week of learning in Primary 4W!

Literacy

  • Developing our reading skills using fiction and non-fiction texts.
  • Developing our predicting skills by finding clues in a text.
  • Developing our comprehension skills.
  • Developing our sentence structure.
  • Developing our listening and talking skills.
  • Developing our use of openers and adjectives in our writing.
  • Developing our cursive writing skills.
  • Developing our spelling of everyday words.
  • Developing our spelling skills – words containing or and ar.

Numeracy

  • Developing our accuracy and speed for addition and multiplication calculations.
  • Discussing the strategies we use for addition calculations including near doubles, near jigsaw, knowledge of 10 + calculations and fact families.
  • Doubling 2 and 3 digit numbers.
  • Developing our understanding and recall of times tables.
  • Counting in jumps of 25, 50 and 100.
  • Rounding numbers to the nearest 10.
  • Rounding numbers to the nearest 100.
  • Using our rounding skills for ‘real-life’ calculations.
  • Finding information from pictograms and creating our own.
  • Using a Venn diagram to show information.

IDL

  • Developing our cooperative skills.
  • Developing our thinking skills.
  • Developing the skills needed for team sports.
  • Developing our knowledge of Living Things.
  • Developing our ICT skills- creating a Powerpoint Presentation.

P4W Wonderful Woodland 2.11.18

It has been another busy week of learning in Primary 4W!

Literacy

  • Developing our reading skills using fiction and non-fiction texts.
  • Finding clues in a text.
  • Using Bloom’s question starters to develop our understanding of a text.
  • Developing our comprehension skills.
  • Predicting events, using evidence from a text.
  • Developing our listening  and talking skills.
  • Developing our cursive writing skills.
  • Developing our spelling of everyday words.

Numeracy

  • Developing our accuracy and speed for addition and multiplication calculations.
  • Discussing the strategies we use for addition calculations including near doubles, near jigsaw, knowledge of 10 + calculations and fact families.
  • Doubling 2 and 3 digit numbers.
  • Rounding numbers to the nearest 10.
  • Rounding numbers to the nearest 100.

IDL

  • Developing our cooperative skills.
  • Developing our thinking skills.
  • Developing the skills needed for team sports.
  • Developing our knowledge of Living Things.
  • Developing our ICT skills- creating a Powerpoint Presentation.
  • Creating a display for our classroom entrance.

P4W Wonderful Woodland 26.10.18

It has been another  busy week of learning in Primary 4W!

Literacy

  • Developing our reading skills using fiction and non-fiction texts.
  • Finding clues in a text.
  • Using questioning to develop our understanding of a text.
  • Developing our comprehension skills.
  • Using a thesaurus to develop our vocabulary.
  • Developing our use of ‘time’ openers.
  • Developing our listening  and talking skills.
  • Developing our cursive writing skills.
  • Spelling words with al saying o- as in talking, chalk, false.
  • Developing our spelling of everyday words.

Numeracy

  • Developing our accuracy and speed for addition and multiplication calculations.
  • Discussing the strategies we use for addition calculations including near doubles, near jigsaw, knowledge of 10 + calculations and fact families.
  • Doubling 2/3 digit numbers.
  • Explaining number sequences.
  • Continuing number sequences.
  • Rounding numbers to the nearest 10.

IDL

  • Developing our cooperative skills.
  • Developing our thinking skills.
  • Developing the skills needed for team sports.
  • Developing our knowledge of Living Things.
  • Developing our ICT skills- creating a Powerpoint Presentation.

P4W Wonderful Woodland 12.10.18

It has been another very busy week of learning in Primary 4W!

Literacy

  • Developing our reading skills using fiction and non-fiction texts.
  • Finding clues in a text.
  • Using questioning to develop our understanding of a text.
  • Developing our comprehension skills.
  • Using a thesaurus to develop our vocabulary.
  • Up-levelling a text to engage the reader.
  • Developing our use of ‘time’ openers.
  • Developing our listening  and talking skills.
  • Developing our cursive writing skills.
  • Developing our research skills.
  • Changing words to past tense by doubling the consonant and adding ed.
  • Developing our spelling of everyday words.

Numeracy

  • Developing our accuracy and speed for addition and multiplication calculations.
  • Discussing the strategies we use for addition calculations including near doubles, near jigsaw, knowledge of 10 + calculations and fact families.
  • Doubling 2- digit numbers.
  • Comparing numbers to decide which is bigger or smaller in ‘real-life’ problems.
  • Completing statements using greater than and less than symbols for ‘real-life’ comparisons.
  • Answering a range of questions about bar graphs.

IDL

  • Developing our cooperative skills.
  • Developing our thinking skills.
  • Developing the skills needed for team sports.
  • Developing our knowledge of Living Things.
  • Developing our drawing skills.
  • Developing our music skills.

P4W Wonderful Woodland 28.9.18

It has been another very busy week of learning in Primary 4W!

Literacy

  • Developing our reading skills using fiction and non-fiction texts.
  • Finding clues in a text.
  • Using questioning to develop our understanding of a text.
  • Finding evidence from a text to work out how a character feels.
  • Developing our writing skills by using adjectives.
  • Using a thesaurus to develop our vocabulary.
  • Up-levelling a text to engage the reader.
  • Developing our listening  and talking skills.
  • Developing our cursive writing skills.

Numeracy

  • Developing our accuracy and speed for addition and multiplication calculations.
  • Discussing the strategies we use for addition calculations including near doubles, near jigsaw, knowledge of 10 + calculations and fact families.
  • Comparing numbers to decide which is bigger or smaller.
  • Recognising the greater than and the less than sign.
  • Completing statements by adding one of these symbols to make it true.
  • Completing a statement by adding a number to make it true.
  • Understanding and continuing number sequences.
  • Solving number puzzles.
  • Answering questions about bar graphs.

IDL

  • Developing our cooperative skills.
  • Developing our thinking skills.
  • Developing the skills needed for team sports.
  • Developing our knowledge of Living Things.
  • Developing our drawing skills.