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Friday 17th May
In English this week, we have been focusing on poems. The children watched a short film called, 'Beyond the Lines' which is about the Normandy landing. They then created a short poem based on this. In maths, we have finished our angles learning and next week we are moving on to co-ordinates. In science, we started our first lesson on materials and did a mini experiment to test the properties of different classroom materials. Yesterday, we continued with the Anderson Shelters and the children used papier mache to strengthen and prepare them for painting next week. We managed to get outside for P.E. this afternoon after being indoors because of rain for the last two weeks - a great way to finish the week!
See you all on Monday,
Friday 10th May
In English, this week our writing has been a balanced argument. To prepare for this, on Tuesday we planned a debate and on Wednesday we debated "Evacuation, why not everyone?". A special mention to Lily and Leah who very fairly and sensibly debated their points. In maths, our focus has moved on from decimals to angles. The children have loved getting to grips with using a protractor. Our topic lesson this week was about rationing in WWII. The children made a weekly planner of their own food and then we looked at wartime recipes. Next week, they will be making a collaged plate of a meal in wartime Britain. On Thursday, we started the Anderson Shelters. It is safe to say, every single child is determined to make it the best it possibly can be! They have made a start on their base and constructed their roof. Next week, we will move on to looking at adding detail on the inside and preparing the outside for painting.
Have a great weekend!
Friday 3rd May
In English, we have written a newspaper article about the evacuation of children from major cities during WWII. The children have been working hard to ensure they included direct quotes that were correctly punctuated. In topic, the children created some lovely informative posters explaining their understanding of WWII (including The Blitz). We finished our 'Fantastic Forces' topic in science this week. Next week, we will be completing the end of unit test before moving on to 'Properties and Changes of Materials'.
Have a great bank holiday weekend,
Summer Term Topic
In the Summer term, our topic is World War II - our text is Goodnight, Mister Tom. One of my favourite ever books - I know you're going to love it!