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MISSION 2

A new mission has been delivered to P4W!

It will be challenging, it will be exciting and it may be messy!

To successfully complete our challenge, please come to school dressed in clothes for painting on Wednesday.

Thank you.

 

 

P4W Wonderful Woodland 14. 6.19.

It has been another busy week of learning in P4W!

Literacy

We have been developing our reading skills using a variety of fiction and non – fiction texts.

To help us develop these skills we are continuing to read our class novel, Kaspar, Prince of Cats by Michael Morpurgo.

We have been summarising the text and developing our understanding  by asking remembering, understanding and applying questions.

We are also developing our vocabulary using the role of Word Finder.

Developing our Functional Writing skills- identifying the key features of successful posters.

Developing our poetry skills – understanding what makes a good calligram.

Developing these skills at home.

Share a 60 second summary of a book you have been reading.

Ask questions about the events that have happened in a book you are reading.

Spelling

Plurals- f/fe  to ves endings.

To make a plural of a word that ends f (or fe) we change the f to a v and add es.

scarf-scarves   shelf    leaf    knife   wolf   wife   half  calf   life

Challenge – find other words which follow the same rule.

Developing these skills at home.

There are lots of ideas on the Home Learning Wall.

Numeracy

Developing our recall of a times tables.

Making links between the 3, 6  and 9  times tables

Multiplying two digit numbers by 6 using traditional, diamond and grid methods.

Multiplying and dividing by 6.

Using ‘Smile Multiplication’ to multiply a number that is a multiple of 10.

Calculating the total cost of items and deciding if they are affordable.

 

Developing these skills at home

There are lots of activities for developing these skills and others on the Home Learning Wall.

IDL

Developing our technology skills- we have been busy creating our Titanic cabins.

Working cooperatively.

Creating a design.

Choosing the most appropriate  materials for the job.

Developing our music skills – ukulele lessons.

Developing our swimming skills.

Developing the skills needed for tennis.

Developing I.C.T. skills- with a focus on art.

Developing our knowledge  of  weather and the water cycle.

 

Enjoy your weekend!

 

 

P4W Wonderful Woodland 24.1.19

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

Literacy

Skills we are developing include identifying how authors use setting to create different feelings and moods. We have been visualising the setting described in our class novel ‘Storm’ and making predictions about what could happen next.

Developing these skills at home-

Draw a scene from a book you are reading at home, using details found in the text to add detail.

Make predictions about what will happen next.

 

We are continuing to develop our spelling skills. Our focus this week is dge.

edge        fridge       bridge        hedge      fudge      smudge

dodge    sledging    judged    trudged

Extra Challenge- cartridge  dislodge   dodgeball     fidgeted

Developing these skills at home-

Look for dge words in books you are reading at home.

Write the words in different coloured pens.

Other skills we are continuing to develop

  • Developing our reading skills using fiction and non-fiction texts.
  • Developing our Functional Writing skills. This week we have continued to develop our skills by writing a newspaper report.

Numeracy

Skills we are developing include using strategies to make mental addition calculations.

We are learning to use a variety of methods to make addition calculations including- Traditional, Diamonds, Partitioning on a Grid and Jump. 

Developing our knowledge of telling the time, using analogue and digital clocks.

Developing these skills at home-

Ask your child to teach you one of the methods.

Make ‘real-life’ calculations, each choosing different methods. Do the answers match?

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IDL

Developing our knowledge of the Vikings.

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Developing ICT skills- creating a PowerPoint Presentation.

Developing skills needed for gymnastics.

Keeping ourselves safe.

Have a good weekend!

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.