The children have worked extremely hard this half term. They have practised counting, number recognition, ordering numbers, writing and representing numbers, addition and subtraction skills in Maths. They have also begun to learn about multiplication and division by grouping and sharing objects. In English the children really enjoyed creating their own comic strip based on 'Supertato' and loved adding speech bubbles and action sounds to their work. They have continued to mak
Today during our art lesson we used a magnifying glass so we could see animal skins in detail. First we worked with our partners to match the right skin to the right animal. Then, we all took turns describing the animal skin we wanted to draw. Finally, we drew our animal skin and used lots of detail on our pictures. We have been learning about animals all term, we have been really engaged during our lessons and even brought in some homework on animals to share with our class.
We have had a very busy term in Rowan Class working extremely hard! In Maths we have been learning about making doubles and doing this practically. In English we have read about Supertato and created our own Super Heroes and Villains. This week we have explored and read different comic strips and got to create our own which has been fun! In Science we have been learning about the different animal groups which tied in well with art as we have been discussing what camouflage me
Linked to our previous learning about Henri Matisse and his cutting and sticking methods of collage, we have created the flag of Jamaica. We have been comparing and contrasting the geographical features of Jamaica with here in the UK.
This week we have been working on arrays in Maths and learning about rows and columns. We have also been doubling numbers up to 10 + 10. We have been continuing to practise our ball skills in PE with good success. In computing we have improved our skills when using both the B-Bots and the Ipads. We explored the meaning of camouflage and drew animal skin patterns in Art. In English we have created our own Super Heroes and villains and will use these characters to create our o
The focus of this week's blog is reading and writing. What is Read Write Inc.? It is a phonics scheme that teaches children to read accurately and fluently with good comprehension. They learn to form each letter, spell correctly, and compose their ideas step-by-step. Reading Children learn the English alphabetic code: first they learn one way to read the 40+ sounds and blend these sounds into words, then learn to read the same sounds with alternative graphemes. They experien
Today in class, we played with musical instruments. We moved our bodies to the beat of the music and then used our instruments to make music of our own. Today we practiced with xylophones and triangles. We all enjoyed making music of our own.