with Miss Sarris
This week in Maths we have been looking at Money. We have been learning to recognise the value of different denominations of coins and to add coins together to make a total.
This half term our topic will be “Where could we go for a great day out?”
We will be looking at the book ‘Grace and Family’ and ‘The Puffin Book of Fantastic First Poems.’
This week as part of our learning on water, we used a globe to locate and name the worlds 5 oceans.
The five oceans we found were; 1.Pacific ocean. 2. Artic Ocean. 3. Atlantic Ocean. 4. Indian Ocean. 5. Southern Ocean.
This week in maths we have been learning to multiply through repeated addition. For example 3 x 4 = is the same as 3 lots of 4 which is the same as 4 + 4 + 4 = Can you work out the answer?
On Thursday we went on a trip to watch an adaptation of Hansel and Gretel. This contemporary retelling of the classic fairy tale finds the two young heroes lost in London, overwhelmed by the sights, sounds and smells. Together the brave duo must outwit the adults to find their way back to their family in a show where kids are number one!
It was very different to the version we know, but we really enjoyed all the dancing and music!
This week in maths we have been learning to divide by sharing.
Welcome back! We hope your had a wonderful Easter Break!
This half term our topic is ‘Why is Water Precious?’ We look be exploring where water comes from, why it is so important and how we can look after the water resources we have. In science we will be looking at why water is so important for living things.
In Maths we are learning how to multiply and divide using a range of methods.
These are the texts we are focusing on in Literacy
We have been looking at measurement in Maths. We have been learning about standard and non standard measurements for weight, capacity and length.
This week in science we were sorting herbivores, omnivores and carnivores.
This week in maths we have been learning to find a quarter of a shape, number and quantity.
These are the bags we tested materials for in science and then created in DT.
Happy World Book Day! A big thank you to Terry the Troll for coming to read us a story and to WH smiths for being wonderful hosts!
Happy pancake day! We learned all about Shrove Tuesday and Lent. We enjoyed tasting the different toppings on our pancakes! They were delicious!
Our visit to Forest Hill Library!
This week in science we tested different materials to find out which would make the best shadow for our shadow puppets.
We found that card was the best material because it is opaque and sturdy.
As part of our learning about Chinese New Year we tasted Chinese food! We tasted chow mein noodles, spring rolls, prawn crackers, sweet chilli dip and vegetable fried rice!
In maths we have been learning to double and halve numbers to 20.
This week as part of our learning about materials, we did an experiment to find out which materials would make the toy car go furthest on a ramp. We tested, fur, carpet, laminate and sandpaper.
These were our results. The car tavelled 5 cm on the fur, 24cm on the carpet, 26cm on the sandpaper and 60cm on the laminate! The laminate was the best material for the ramp because it is smooth and there is less friction.
This Half Term our Topic is ‘What can we learn about the world from Stories?’
These are the books we will be looking at in Literacy;
In science we will be learning about Everyday Materials.
In Maths we have been learning about Place Value. We have been using Diennes Blocks to show how many tens and ones are in a 2 digit number.
In maths we have been learning to use inverse operations to solve missing subtraction number sentences.
In science we are learning about plants. This week we looked at the different ways we can sort plants.
In Geography we have been looking at Maps. We pretended to birds and created aerial maps of the small playground.
This half term in literacy we will be looking at the books;