This has been an exciting week where we have been able to try out lots of our different maths skills. In the Titanic theme itself, children were initially learning about grids and plotting coordinates to create an image of the titanic.
Then, oh no! The ship hit an iceberg. Everyone used their measuring skills to work out the perimeter of the wholes in an effort to be able to make something to repair it.
Sadly, we were not successful. We had to use tally marks to record the data of all the 3D objects the ship had broken into on the bottom of the ocean floor. To communicate this better, we then converted the data into a bar graph. It has been great fun and included a variety of learning.
To celebrate Maths Week, we will be completing a variety of maths tasks using The Titanic as a theme. Today, children had to work plotting coordinates and joining them together to find out what the image and theme would be.
P4/5 is just bursting with amazing authors. This week the class used this image as a stimulus to plan and then write a creative story. There were lots of fantastic ideas, interesting details and super description 😀
We found we had 10 whole minutes to spare today! The children used lots of persuasive language and very good reasoning to successfully convince me that choosing time would be a valuable learning experience. They said it would give them an opportunity to practice their sharing skills, listening skills, working with others and being able to compromise with others amongst other things. I was very impressed! They did have a chance to practice these and they looked like they had lots of fun 😀