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Term 4

Week 6

 

As I'm sure everyone at home knows; our painting has gone missing! we fond some muddy footprints and some flowers had been knocked over. We received an email with pictures of some of our favourite characters holding our painting! We still don't know who did it.

 

This week we have been learning all about fractions! we have been halving and quartering shapes, objects and numbers. We know that half is 2 equal parts and quarter is 4 equal parts. 

 

We began to learn the Easter story and we now know all about Palm Sunday. In PE we played a game of cricket and we are happy Akeel will be back next term to teach us more cricket skills. 

We also had a lovely time yesterday afternoon in the outdoor classroom with Alex, Emily's mum, doing some planting. 

 

Planting

Van Gogh disappearance evidence

Week 5

 

This week we have been learning the story of Vincent Van Gogh and the sunflowers. We acted out the story in pairs, one of us being Vincent and the other being Paul Gauguin!

We then completed a storyboard to go in our books. We also learnt how to draw Sunflowers in art and we painted the background of The Chair. 

In Numeracy we have been looking at money. Ordering coins and talking about the value. Please help me at home with adding up amounts using 1p, 2p, 5p and 10p. There are lots of good games on the internet; try Topmarks.

We have been playing team games in P.E, trying to score points and block each other. 

 

Happy Mother's Day to all the ladies in 1WB, we hope you all have a lovely day xxx

Week 4

 

This week we have been learning all about Florence Nightingale, learning facts and writing a biography.

In Maths we have been looking at positional language and also 3D shapes. We went on a shape walk and tried to make shapes just using straws and blue tac!

 

We also learnt all about the King of ing, turning doing words into doing words happening right now! We hope you like our King of ing crowns.

In Art we have been painting Van Gogh's chair, it was tricky to draw it 3d.

3d shape challenge

Week 3

 

This week we have been focusing on place value. We have been using money and numicon to split up numbers. 

27= 20 + 7

55= 50 + 5

We found this very very tricky to begin with but we have finally cracked it!

In Literacy we have been writing our Talk For Writing out in best to go into our Vincent Van Gogh books. We have also finished the front cover by painting the background and writing the title. 

We really enjoyed Sammy and the Snow Leopard on Thursday, we thought it was really funny.

In RE we have been learning about the Hindu story of Creation and reincarnation. 

We have also got 40 leaves on the tree so this afternoon we are doing some choosing :)

Maths

Week 2

This week we have been writing our new Talk for Writing; The life of Vincent Van Gogh. We have done lots of practise. We also painted a portrait of Van Gogh, we looked hard at how to draw a face accurately.

In numeracy we have been adding 10 to any number. We problem solved the answer doesn’t always end in zero, it depends on which number you start with.

We have also been doing missing number sums to test our brains.

e.g. 24 + ? = 34

? + 17 = 27

42 = 2 + ?

We need to remember that the = is a balance.

We had great fun dressing up on World Book Day and drawing pictures of our characters. We had lots of fun at Bedtime Stories!

Book Day!

Week 1

 

This week we had a parcel arrive in the post, it contained a very valuable picture of someone. We looked closely at the picture and tried to decide who it was and who had made it. 

For home learning we found out that it was Vincent Van Gogh! We had found out lots and lots of facts about him, but we still wanted to know more. We used our question openers (who, what, when, where, why, how) to think up more things we wanted to know. 

Today we heard all about his life, we found out that Vincent Van Gogh was around the same time that our school was built in 1885. We wrote a fact file which is going into our Van Gogh books. We will be showing these in Curriculum afternoon. 

In numeracy we have been counting in 10's from zero and also seeing what happens if we start from a different number using a 100 square. 

 

Miss Barker has been playing a new game with us, here is the link. It is great for practising 10s and 2s. 

 

http://www.teachitmaths.co.uk/shared/free/InteractiveEssentials/Shared/Launcher.html?app=1&site=Maths

 

In RE we have been hearing the Christian story of Creation. Miss Barker told us the story using small world objects and then we created collage pictures for each day. Please see our photos below. 

 

 

 

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