29th January 2018

In English we have been working on understanding how bullet points help us to organise information in non-fiction writing.
We made a list of verbs we had found in a piece of non-fiction writing about penguins.

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In Maths we have been using tens and ones to make larger numbers and trying to learn that each digit in a two digit number tells us how many tens and ones make the number.

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We have tried hard to show that we really understand what a number means. 

In our topic work we are have been thinking this week about the different clothes we might need for a trip to the Polar Regions.
We had to sort the pictures of clothes. Some of us worted into Seasons, some sorted into types of clothes, and some sorted into girls and boys clothes.

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Mrs Hudson says …………………..

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Well done to the Garnet Team - They won our second week of house points. 
Lasts weeks attendance was 89.4%

22nd January 2018

In English we continue to work on our non-fiction writing. 
We have discussed the use of titles and practised our reading by matching sentences to titles. We also had to really concentrate on our handwriting and decide which sentences went with the different titles. 
We have also been learning about verbs. They are doing words. We shared the verbs that a penguin can do, such as jump, slide, swim, waddle and lots more!

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In Maths we have been practising using a ten frame to draw, recgnise and compare amounts ot twenty.
Here we are practising using a ten frame. 

We have been comparing amounts, improving our counting and then working out how many more or less. 
Try these questions

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Here is Lily, she has ordered the different amounts shown on these pictures.

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Here is Ruben He counted really carefully and ordered his pictures really well from the samllest to greatest. 

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We are enjoying extending our learning about The Polar Regions.
We have learnt about the different landscapes.
Which are iceburgs, and which are sea-ice? 

Next week we will be learning more about The Polar Regions animals. 
What do you know already?

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Mrs Hudson says …………………..

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Well done to the Diamond Team. 
They won our first week of house points. 

Lasts weeks attendance was 95.4%

15th January 2018

HAPPY NEW YEAR

Lovely to see everybody back in class after an exciting Christmas break! 
We have something new to tell you about. We are now in Gemstone House Teams. We will be awarded a teampoint for all sorts of great things in school. These points will be added up and at the end of the week Mrs Alford will announce which Gemstone Team has earned the most. 
The team names are; Diamond, Amythyst, Garnet and Emerald. 
Can you find out anything special about your team gem? 

We have started a great new topic called The Frozen Planet.
We have already learnt lots about the Polar Regions of our world. 

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Here is a map we have looked at the help us understand where The Arctic Ocean is. 

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In maths we have been continuing to learn about numbers to twenty. 
Here are some children working hard to solve problems. 
 

In English we have been reading and writing facts about penguins. We love them.

Here we are writing and choosing great questions that we wanted to find the answers to. 

Mrs Hudson says …………………..