with Miss Sarris
Welcome back! We hope you had a lovely Christmas break. This half term our topic is “What makes us like Animals?”
In Literacy we will be looking at non-fiction, The Snail and the Whale by Julia Donaldson and poetry.
In Maths we will be looking at place value, multiplication and division. In science we will be learning about animals and their habitats.
This week at had our healthy friendship party! We have spent the last week planning it! In literacy we have been writing invitations, shopping lists, menus etc. In Maths we looked at how much money we would need. In science we looked at healthy food. On Wednesday we went to Sainsburys to buy the food we needed. Then we made presents for each other, as well as decorations for the classroom. We spent Thursday morning preparing the food. We made healthy sandwiches, healthy pizzas and rainbow fruit kebabs! The party was a great success. We ate, played games, danced and exchanged gifts! It was so much fun!
This week in science we have been learning about our senses. We did a senses investigation and recorded what we could see/smell/hear/taste/touch.
In Geography we have been learning where food comes from. We looked at packaging and then labelled the country of produce on a world map.
In Maths we have been exploring money. We have been learning to recognise, order and sort coins and notes and match them to prices as well as combining coins to make a particular value and working out equivalent ways to make a value. We will move on to adding coins and finding change.
Welcome back! We hope you had a lovely half term break. This half term our Topic is ‘Party Planners – Can party food be healthy’. In Topic we will be planning a healthy, friendship party and exploring where food comes from. In science we will be looking at our bodies and how to keep them healthy. In Maths we will be learning about money and shape.
This is the text we will base our learning around in literacy:
In Science we have been learning about the uses and properties of Everyday Materials. We are going to make Little Red Riding Hood a new cape. We did a science experiment to find out which materials are waterproof and non waterproof. We found that plactic was the best material, so in DT we each created a cape!
We baked a cake for Little Red Riding Hood’s Granma and discussed how the materials changed. In Literacy we wrote recipes and instructions.
In Maths we have been learning a variety of methods to make number bonds and add numbers!
This week in Topic we have been developing our map making skills. We worked in pairs to create an Ariel view map of the small playground. We used symbols and a key.
In Literacy we are learning about Traditional Tales.
PE is on Wednesday and Friday. Please ensure your child has the correct kit and appropriate footwear. I will take learning logs in on Thursdays and return them on Friday. Please ensure your child brings in their book bag everyday!