Yr 4 - This week we will be multiplying by 100, dividing by 10, 100 and looking at related facts for multiplication and division.
Yr 5 - We will be continuing to use the formal method to multiply 3 digits by 2 digits, 4 digits by 2 digits, solving multiplication problems and then moving on to using the short division method to divide 4 digits by 1.
Literacy in Ash Class
This week we will begin with writing our diary entry in the role of Ahmet. We will be using a range of pucntuation and making better vocabulary choices with the help of a theasurus. We will be using subordinate clauses within our writing, remembering to use a comma in the correct place. We will be writing in the 1st person so will need to remember which tense we need to write in.
Literacy in Maple Class
This week we will be writing an informal letter from the lighthouse keeper to his wife. We will be using the skills we have been looking at to compose a letter including expanded noun phrases, similes and personification, using present and past tense to express our feelings.
Yr 3 - We are starting a new unit in Science - Rocks, fossils and soils. This week we will be identify different rocks, looking at their properties and drawing them.
Yr 4 - Our new unit is Sound. This week we will be learning about vibrations.
Yr 5 - We are continuing with our Space unit and will be learning about planet earth.
Yr 5: We are beginning the Ancient Egyptian unit by looking at where the Egyptians lived, and where the Egyptian civilisation occured along our history timeline.
Yr 4: We will be finding out when the Shang Dynasty was in time, who ruled the Shang Dynasty and what we already know. Using maps, we will be learning where the Shang Dynasty was in the world.
The question we will be answering this week is: What are significant times for Jews?
Over the next few weeks we will be learning more about Bar/Bat Mitzvah/weddings, Passover, Sukkot, Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur.
Yr 5 - This week we will be listening to a few podcasts and identifying features of a podcast. We will then be looking at how we can edit our recordings, taking out unwanted long pauses and mistakes.
Yr 4 - A slight change of plan, while we wait for a delivery of dataloggers, we will change our unit to a coding/programming unit using Scratch. Over this half term we will be creating a quiz and writing the code fot it. This week we will be learning how to change the background and use different sprites within our work.
We enjoyed last weeks lesson and everyone did a great job creating a sensory piece of art. This week we will be creating patterns and drawings inspired by 'rules'.