The children have had another great week at school!
In Maths the children partitioned 3 and 4 digit numbers and could confidently share the value of each number. I was very impressed with their place value knowledge.
In Literacy the children are continuing to read The Stone Age Boy. The children have completed a diary entry this week and have started retrieving information in preparation for our informative articles, linking closely to our current History time period.
In Art this week the children have completed a project inspired by the famous French artist Henri Matisse. The children have made colourful collages and studied still life art.
In Guided Reading, the children have loved reading Danny the Champion of the World. This week the children found out that Danny does not go to school, but instead helps his father work in their garage. As a class, we held a debate to decide whether Danny should go to school or stay at home with his father.
What a week! The children have been extremely busy this week and have been adapting well to life in key stage 2.
In Guided Reading we explored our new class book, Danny the Champion of the World and the children predicted what the book would be about by looking at the front cover and the blurb. They then worked with partners to read chapter 1 and 2 together.
In Literacy the children have been developing their writing by looking at impressive adjectives to recreate and improve sentences from the book Stone Age Boy. The children then worked together to improve sentence structures.
In Maths the children have revisited number recognition and started looking at place value. They have been writing numbers in words and numerals, followed by using their place value knowledge to support ordering and comparison tasks.
For early work the children have been practising their times tables through supported Times Table Rock Stars resources.
In Science this week, the children have focused on the importance of light and how darkness is simply an absence of light. The children had lots of fun experiencing a sensory activity.
In History this week, to launch into the Stone Age, the children completed an archaeological dig to discover artefacts from our current time period.