This week we have been learning about newspaper articles in our English lessons. We have continued to learn about measurement in maths.
In our topic lessons we have learnt about the development of robots over the years. We also looked at where in the world they are made.
For World Book Day we learnt about robots in space. Did you know that a new robot will be launched to explore Mars in July 2020?
We are all very excited about our new topic for this term. We will be learning all about robots! In English we are reading 'The Wild Robot' written by Peter Brown. We wrote diary entries as the main character Roz.
During maths we are learning about measurement. We have looked at equivalent lengths and converted measurements.
We learnt that the term 'robot' was originally a term from the Czech Republic meaning forced labour.
This week we have been performing poetry in our English lessons. We had lots of fun! We continued to look at statistics in maths and were reading graphs.
This week in our English lessons we have written our own myths which we have put into a book so that we can share with others. During maths we have been learning about statistics. We looked at pictograms and bar charts.
We had a special topic day to develop our design and technology skills. We learnt how to weave!
This week in maths we have been learning all about money. We have been converting between pounds and pence (512p is the same as £5.12). We have been adding and subtracting money too using the column method.
During our topic lessons this week we have learnt all about non-verbal communication. We learnt how flags are used to communicate on ships and we also got the chance to try out and learn some British Sign Language.
In our English lessons this week we have begun to learn about Myths and Legends. In our computing lessons we made our own mythical creatures using the online application https://switchzoo.com. We then used powerful vocabulary to describe our creatures.
Welcome back to school!. We would like to thank you all for the gifts we received and hope that you had a relaxing break.
This week saw the launch of our new topic 'It's Good to Talk'. The children were shown a number of different artifacts and picture clues. They then tried to work out what we might be learning about. The typewriter drew a high level of interest!
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