Our first topic we have been looking in Science has been the life cycle of plants. We spent last term looking at each stage of the cycle. Stage 1 – Germination This is where the seed begins to grow. Seeds are dormant which means they are asleep. When they are given water and sunlight they… Read More Life Cycle of a plant
To begin this term we have been looking at Factors and Multiples. Factors The numbers that are multiplied together to get another number. Example: 12 3 × 4 = 12, so 3 and 4 are factors of 12 Also 2 × 6 = 12, so 2 and 6 are also factors of 12, And 1… Read More Factors and Multiples – What are they?
During Term 1 we have been learning about European Explorers and how and why they explored the world. To begin with Mrs Baldwin set the following task: Pretend you are the first to find this new land called “school’. Your home country has told you to go, discover new places, and share all of the… Read More History – Explorers
Our first main Art piece for this term was a self portrait using Pablo Picasso’s techniques. Pablo Picasso was born in Malaga, Spain in 1881, which is more than 120 years ago. Pablo’s real name is Pablo Diego José Francisco de Paula Juan Nepomuceno María de los Remedios Cipriano de la Santísima Trinidad Clito Ruiz Picasso.… Read More Picasso Art
This term our class have been lucky to have Alan visit us for a lesson each week to teach us about Chess. Chess is a two player strategy board game played on a checkered game board with 64 squares arranged in an 8 by 8 grid. It was thought to be the first ever game that was… Read More It’s Chess time!
This term our genre topic we are learning about is persuasion. We started by looking at many different persuasive advertisements. We worked in pairs and we chose one advertisement to answer some questions about the techniques that the company used to persuade us with. We used our iPads to access a website called Padlet which… Read More Persuasive Advertisements
The last few weeks we have been practising our addition skills with some problem solving activities. The first problem we worked on was this…. The first part we were able to solve quite quickly, however she of us found the other parts to the problem quite challenge. It was important that we had a growth… Read More Problem Solving in Maths
This year our class will be using the Sound Waves program for Spelling. This program allows us to learn and recognise the different sounds that letters make when reading out words. We began by discussing what phoneme’s and grapheme’s are. Phoneme the smallest unit of sound in a word. When we say or hear the… Read More The Sounds in Spelling
In Maths we have been learning about how to order numbers up to ten thousand. Our task was to write down a number between 1 and 10,000. We then worked in groups of 8 and we had to order our numbers from greatest to smallest. We then had to explain how we decided which numbers go… Read More Place Value and Ordering Numbers
This week we have finally begun the Daily 4 in the classroom. The Daily 4 involves us working in groups and undertaking different activities for 20 minutes each. The activities include: Word Work- completing our spelling contract for the week. Work on Writing- working in the pods and commenting on a post on our class… Read More The Daily 4