Good morning! Well done for working so hard this week.
This morning, we have violins and cellos. Have a look at this BBC Bitesize page all about music and see if there are some new things you can pick up. www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/subjects/zwxhfg8
We are going to continue our work on fractions today, we look forward to seeing you at 11:10.
At some point today, we are going to spend 15 minutes doing some final editing of our story, if there is anything else you would like to change you can do that today.
This afternoon, we're going to think about what we are grateful for and what our hopes are for next year. Try and think about one of each, you can share them with me on Purple Mash if you like.
We've had another great week at school, the children have worked really hard on their writing and learning lots of new things about fractions.
We are continuing to work on our timestables, the children are getting much more confident at them, which is great. Keep it up! Head over to Purple Mash and see how much further you can progress on Monster Multiplication.
This week, we have started to look at prefixes, these come before a word and change its meaning. So far, we have looked at Lessons 1 and 2 here: classroom.thenational.academy/units/prefixes-ccb4
The children should recap these spellings at home ready to have a test on them next week.
This term's poetry slam is almost upon us. www.poetrybyheart.org.uk/poems/pirate-pete/
The children chose this as their poem for this term, it would be great if they started to learn the words for it ready for filming it next week.
Good morning! Here's what we're getting up to today.
Join Tom and the class for English at 9:30. The lesson is all about past and present tense verbs. The sheet below will help you, you can do the writing in your homework book.
We're looking forward to seeing you at 11:10. We're continuing our work with equivalent fractions today. The work that everyone will be doing is posted below.
This afternoon , we are going to be learning about fairtrade. Watch the videos below and then design your own logo for fairtrade.
Good morning, here's what we're going to do today.
We are going to be editing and improving our writing today. We will be focussing on dialogue. Here is the checklist we will be using. We're looking forward to seeing you at 9:30.
We are going to be looking at equivalent fractions today.
We are going to be doing some practical work in class today, once you have watched this video head over to Purple Mash and complete the activities there.
On google Classroom there will be an activity for you this afternoon all about the dangers to chocolate.
Good morning, we're looking forward to seeing you again later.
We are going to complete writing our chapter today. I've had a look at what you've already written and it's looking great so far! We'll see you at 9:30.
We're working on fractions again today. Here are the questions that we will be answering, you can answer them in your homework book and put the photos on Purple Mash. We'll see you at 11:10.
This afternoon, we're learning all about the digestive system. Have a watch of this video and once you've finished see if you can describe the jobs of these different parts of it.
Good morning, I hope you have had a good weekend.
Here is what we're getting up to today.
We are looking forward to seeing you at 9:30 on Google Classrooms. I have uploaded your plan for you onto an assignment on Google classrooms and you can write your story onto the Google Doc that has been assigned.
We will see you at 11:10 for maths. This week, we are moving on to look at fractions. Some of the work we are doing has been uploaded onto Google Classrooms for you so that you can see the questions.
We have PE this afternoon, so give this Wake up with Joe workout a try.
We're starting to create our own dance to this song today, can you come up with any of your own steps at home?
The children have been working really hard this week, we have done lots of learning about inspirational people and why Jesus is seen as inspirational to Christians. We have also completed a DT project where the children have designed and created their own boxes to hold a chocolate.
We are continuing to work on our times tables and speeding up our recall of these facts. On Purple Mash, Monster Multiplication has been set again as this week's task. Can you beat your score from last week?
If you would like other ways to practise the times tables Hit the Button is a great game that we have been playing in class. The children are able to focus on one specific times table and learn the multiplication and division facts linked to it.
We have been consolidating our knowledge of silent letters this week.
To build understanding and confidence in spelling there are lots of games we can play. This is a great game to play at home to help develop confidence in spelling words: www.eastoftheweb.com/games/Eight1.html
We have been learning all about teeth over the past two weeks. On Google Classrooms you will find a link to BBC Bitesize and a quiz testing what you have learnt. (I know some of you are finding it hard to log into Google Classrooms, below is a link to the quiz - please only use this if you can't log into Google Classrooms.)
The children have done some great work to do with Anti-Bullying Week this week, they are now experts in all the different roles people can play in bullying and understand the importance of talking to an adult if they witness any bullying behaviour.
Parent Teacher Meetings
You should have all received an email this week with your zoom appointment. If you haven't received it please check any junk folders on your email and if not get in contact with the office.
We have been working on multiplication and division over the past few weeks.
The children's recall of multiplication fact is really important and is something they are currently using each day. For the next few weeks, the children will have the same homework on Purple Mash where they can practise their times tables and speed up their recall.
We have been learning all about silent letter this week. Here are the videos we have been using to help us: classroom.thenational.academy/units/silent-letters-3eb2
The children should use their own strategies to learn the spellings. It is really important they spend time making sure they are confident in how to spell them.
At the top of this page www.spellzone.com/word_lists/games-290575.htm there are some spelling games for words with silent letters that might help the children to learn the words for this week.
It has been another great week at school, the children have work really hard especially in maths as they learn a new method of multiplication. They are also know very knowledgeable about the Mayans, ask them what they have learnt about this ancient civilisation over the weekend.
This week's home work is all about practising the multiplication methods we have been learning in maths. The work is on Google Classroom.
This week, we have been learning about using different types of punctuation, most of us have also been learning how to punctuate speech. On Purple Mash there is a grammar based 2Do to revisit what we have been learning this week.
Next week is Anti-Bullying Week, on Purple Mash the children should complete the 2Do about what makes a good friend.
English and Maths
It was great to see you yesterday and I'm looking forward to seeing you again this morning. English will be from 9:30-10:30 and maths will be from 11:10-12:00. Below is a checklist that will help you with your English task.
This afternoon, we're going to be learning about where different countries are in the Americas. We will be using atlases to help us. On Purple Mash there are some quizzes you can do to to learn about the location of different countries.