This Week’s Learning

Topic

During our Topic this week we have been reading ‘Odysseus’ and learning about his adventures. We wrote our own class poem using expanded noun phrases and alliteration. As well as this, we have been learning about plants and the different names for parts of a plant.

Maths

We have been finishing off measurement. We looked at weight and volume this week and measured different things! As well as this, we have been using addition and subtraction to work out number and word problems.

This week’s learning

Maths

In maths this week we have finished our topic of shape, looking at the properties of 3D shapes. We have also completed our end of year maths assessments.

Topic

This week we have used our plans to complete our explanation task, making sure we used subordinating conjunctions in our writing. We have also been introduced to our new text, ‘The Adventures of Odysseus’ and started to make predictions on the story.

French Day

On Wednesday, we celebrated ‘French Day’ by exploring the work of French artist, Georges Seurat. We recreated his famous painting, ‘La Grande Jatte’ using the same technique that he did.

This week’s learning

Topic

This week we have been learning more about how the Ancient Greeks lived. We researched about Greek food, clothes, homes and childhood. We then worked in small groups to create posters all about what we had found out. We have started to look at explanation texts and plan our own texts too.

Maths

In maths this week we have been learning about angles, rotating shapes and creating 3D shapes from nets.

We Sing, You Sing

The children have been working hard to learn their songs and we are all really looking forward to the performance on Monday 24th June.

This week’s learning

Topic

This week we started our new Topic, ‘Groovy Greeks’. We looked at a timeline of events, tried Greek food, learnt about theater and myths.

Maths

This week in Maths we started looking at shape. We examined the properties of 2D shapes and discussed them in class.

This week’s learning

Topic

This week in topic the children have been writing their setting descriptions using extended noun phrases and similes, using pictures from The Tin Forest.

Maths

This week in maths the children have been continuing with their understanding of time using an analogue and digital clock and extending their knowledge through word problems.

This week’s learning

Topic

This week we have looked at forces and friction and completed an investigation into the impact of different materials. We have also started our new text, ‘The Tin Forest’ and described  the different characters and settings using expanded noun phrases.

Maths

This week we have been looking at our new topic of time, which included: days, months, hours, minutes and seconds.