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Reflective Friday in P7R!

Maths

  • Percentages and word problems figuring out orders in a pizzeria.
  • Comparing decimals and fractions in our jotters.
  • We played a Dick and Dom game with comparing fractions and decimals.
  • We made prove it poster which explains that we know how to round to decimal places.

 

Literacy

  • We had our literature circles discussing what we had read this week.
  • We had a spelling dictation practising ou and ow.
  • We wrote a character reference describing why our shoulder partner should the job of Assistant Head Teacher.
  • We read more of our class novel Coraline.

 

Other Curricular Area’s

  • We had an assembly based on the moon.
  • We worked on our Scottish Parliament timelines.
  • We thought about healthy eating and compared our diets to the NHS Eatwell Guide.
  • This weeks in skills club we practised yoga.

 

 

Reflective Friday in P7R

Literacy

We wrote a persuasive letter to Mrs Imrie about our dream school.

We met for our literacy circles.

 

Numeracy

In maths we were rounding decimal places.

 

 

Other curricular areas

We learnt about Scottish parliament and Debating.

Some of us did job interviews to help with jobs around the school.

We did Banksy artwork.

Some of us performed house captain speeches.

Congratulations to…

Orla Lamond the Harbour house captain and Fabian Butchart the Castlelaw vice captain.

 

Since we did not do bikeability due to the wind we did learn about road signs and junctions.

This week in P7R…

This week in literacy we did:

Biographies

Literacy circles

Colons and semi colons

 

In Numeracy this week we did:

Rounding to the nearest 10 100 and 1000

We finished our maths board games

 

Other curricular areas

In bike ability we did:

M-check

How to turn in to a junction

We also did slow races and balance and control

We did our hopes and dreams mindful art

In P.E we did hockey

 

 

P7R Reflective Friday 31.8.18

Literacy

This week we were focussing on the use of commas to help make our writing more interesting.

We enjoyed reading the first chapter of our class novel, Coraline – we can’t wait to see what happens next!

This week we created groups for Literacy Circle and had our first meeting.  We picked some great novels.

We finished making our Route 66 holiday brochures – we have all added that to our bucket list!

 

Maths

We continued creating our maths board games and had a go at playing each other’s. This was great fun! Everyone has fantastic, unique ideas!

We finished chapter 0 and 1 in our text books and we are looking forward to learning new maths topics next week.

 

Other curricular areas

In P.E. we used the game Snakes and Ladders to test our fitness.

In music this week we were making sounds to fill in gaps in music, this helped us learn about rhythm.

We had a meeting (with some great discussion) with the whole of P7 to discuss how we want to learn about politics and social affairs.

First Full Week Back!

Our first week was full of fun learning!                                         Making a Difference

Our class charter for this year focuses on RRS, Ready, Respect and Safe and we have chosen the theme Route 66. All children should come to P7 ready to learn with a pencil, ruler and eraser. Making brochures to inform others about Route 66 was interesting and some fantastic facts are displayed.

Literacy

We were learning to write a Biography, thinking about the features of someones life, writing in third person, chronological order, an interesting opener to captivate the reader, writing in paragraphs, and using quotes.

Numeracy

We have been revising whole number, thinking about measurement; cm, temperature, m and kg. Volume was tricky in parts but we will be practising!

We created board games that challenges addition and subtraction calculations.

PE

Skills playing Basketball was the focus of our PE sessions, starting with throwing and passing. Please ensure children have a PE kit to change into. Thank You.

Expressive Arts

It is Equality week and during drama lessons we created videos which focused on discrimination.

 

Maths week begins on Monday 10th September so lots of fun activities to look forward too!!