Spring Term Learning Themes
Earth, Sun & Moon & Britain Since WWII
Recent Class Successes
Last Friday we had a visit from OSA students. They gave us a brilliant presentation / short performance of their dances and songs for Oliver. The class then had the opportunity to try out the songs and dances! Great skills.
Current home learning - important information
Reading every day. Make sure your reading record sheet is signed. Thank you. Remember to have a story then an information book.
Record the maths games you play on the sheet.
Monday = New spellings given for test the next Monday.
Wednesday = Maths Skills to hand in for the next Wednesday.
Thursday = Topic work for the next week.
Any problems then please ask for our help ASAP.
Becoming a powerful learner theme for the term
Powerful Learners Explore and Investigate
Powerful Learners Experiment and Explain
Maths Home Learning
Essential daily skills.
Learning your 12 x 12 times table facts off by heart. Write them, say them, make puzzles, learn the division facts too...
Previous Home Learning Skills from this year. Keep learning these even after you have handed them in!
1. Ordering sets of 5 digit numbers.
2. Ordering sets of decimal numbers
3. Doubling and halving
4. Rounding to the nearest 10, 100 & 1000
5. Writing a number in words
6. Measuing length in cm and sorting
7. Telling the time (digital and analogue)
8. Pairs that make 500.
9. Mathematics Review
10. Mathematics Review
11. Times Table 5 - 10 seconds. Colour what KNOW.
Well done to all the class for our outside day. Our visitors in the morning were impressed by the children's enthusiasm with the bulb planting. I was really pleased with the brilliant pieces of art (inspired by Andy Goldsworthy) that the children produced in the afternoon.
Vocabulary Connectives Openers Punctuation
Words to include in your talking and writing.
These questions should give you a flavour of the learning we will be doing in class.
How can you be courageous when your learning is a challenge?
How can planning and organising help you to investigate and experiment?
Social and Emotional Aspects of Learning.
What are my GOALS to acheive this year and in the future? What preparation can I do now?
Why is it GOOD TO BE ME? What are my strengths (and areas to develop) as a learner?
Parents and families - if you have any ideas or resources that you think might help us to answer these questions, then we would love to hear from you.
SWIMMING KITS need to come to school every Friday this term for our lesson at the Kingfisher.
Remember to bring your Home Folder to school each day. Keep your reading records, maths home learning and other important bits in it. You are welcome to organise it in the best way for you.
PE KITS EVERY DAY AT SCHOOL.
Future class events.
Visit to OSA for production of Oliver.
Maths Memory Gym
1. 4, 500
Paper copies for costumes sent home today.
Kentwell Money for flapjacks, biscuits or peaches.
75p = 1 old pence
£1.50 = half groat
£2.25 = thruppence
£3 = 1 groat
Check with an adult BEFORE you watch the video clips.
The word to tell Mr M or Mrs T = auditory
Swimming has been going really well. Excellent effort and attitudes.
Grammar and Punctuation Detectives
Look for all of these in your writing.
Discuss them with people at home.
Verbs Adverbs Commas Speech marks
Top Swimming Changers!
Week 1. 1st Toby 2nd cccc 3rd cccc
Week 2. 1st Toby 2nd cccc 3rd cccc
Week 3. 1st Toby 2nd cccc 3rd cccc