We have been making a planet mobile this week. We were learning about the order of the planets - started with the star The Sun, then Mercury, Venus, Earth, Mars, Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus and then Neptune. We have been looking at the different sizes, colours and moons of all the different planets. We have also designed our own planets.
In Maths we have been completing sums with borrowing and carrying, it is not easy! We will be having more practice on this. Also in Maths we have been learning about time. We will look more at time in the next couple of weeks.
In Writing, we have been researching different facts about planets and then we made diagrams for this. We also watched a very sad story about Laika the astronaut dog. A few people cried :( . We wrote our own animal space stories after that.
We have worked really hard over the last couple of weeks and we have 3253 Dojo points for the whole class!!
This week we have been learning about our 2 times tables and counting up in twos. We have been playing new times tables games and have been making fortune tellers to help us with our 2 times tables.
In Scots this week we have been writing poems about different animals and trying to find Scots adjectives to describe them. We will continue to learn out poems to read out the the class next week. We have been looking at fiction and non-fiction Scots books too.
In Art we have been painting watercolour roses inspired by Charles Rennie Mackintosh.
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In french we continue to learn numbers 1 - 10. We have also been learning how to say hello, goodbye and how are you?
In maths we have been learning our 2 times tables. We have been listening to songs and looking at different books to help us.
In our Scots topic we have been learning Scots poems and we have been creating our own tartans using paper.
In ICT we continue to work on debugging and working with our directions.
PLEASE check bags for the Scots poems to learn at home by the 5th February 2019.
Hello and happy 2019!!
We have started our Scots Topic for this term...
This week we have been learning about:
Tartan - we have been designing our own tartans. Tartan is a repeat pattern and we used different colours to design our own (maximum of 6 colours). We have looked up our Family names to see if we have our own tartan.
Google Earth - we have found a few places on Goggle Earth this week, including the school and our houses. It is really fun and some of us has used the website at home.
French numbers - we have enjoyed watching a French rat called Ratounet. He has been teaching us a song with numbers 1 - 10 and how to say hello and goodbye. We have played the game thirteen this week. It is really fun. When you say the number thirteen you have to sit down.
We have started our Castle topic, looking at knights and castle pictures and thinking of questions about what we would like to learn. We have drawn castles to go in to our topic jotters.
In maths we have been cracking codes to help the princess escape from a tower. Our second clue .... "The culprit is male".... Hopefully we will solve more clues to find our culprit next week!! We have been working with chimney sums and working really hard to keep our jotters neat and tidy.
We have been writing in our learning logs this week.
We have been looking at tricky words in our spelling and writing sentences about our words.
The primary 4's went swimming this week, we had fun! The primary 3's made bullying posters after watching a short film.
Miss Wilson was a computer on Monday. She had to listen to our instructions to make a house drawing. We also tried this later on.
In Creativity Friday the class have been learning about....
- Colours and numbers in Spanish.....
- Batik and weaving in Textiles/Sewing...
- Writing jokes on laptops in Newspaper/ICT...
- Building pirate ships and houses in Lego...
- Handstands in Dancing....
In class we have been learning....
Spelling we have been looking at tricky words and writing sentences about them. We have started making our Learning Logs and they are fun!
We have been doing lots of fun things like going on Sumdog, ICT games, adding up to 200, reading George's Marvellous Medicine and watching it on YouTube!
We have been working really hard on adding sums. We have been learning addition to 20 and some up to 200. We have been using hundred squares to help us.
We have been practising our cursive handwriting, very neat r's and v's this week.