In Maths, we have looked at using coordinates to map shapes, using the cardinal compass points to give directions and reflecting shapes across a mirror line. Children seemed to enjoy playing Battleships as a way to reinforce the format of (X,Y) for coordinates. Some found reflecting shapes quite challenging so we'll need to look at this again soon.
In English we focused on our performance poem: Goldilocks and the Three Bears by Roald Dahl. I have to say, the children nailed it. They performed in front of the entire Key Stage two while being filmed. Check us out on the front entrance TV next time you are near the office. I was super proud of everyone. Some of the words were tricky and speaking in front of a large audience is tough, so well done! We also looked at the structure of Haiku poems, which led us to creating our own summer Haiku poems that will go on display around the classroom.
In topic we have been researching different Ancient Greek Gods and Goddesses in order to create a class fact booklet. I'll put this together over the break so have a look when we come back in!
Week 6 Spellings
waiting - Don't keep people waiting, be on time.
queue - Be sure to queue in a straight line.
insist - I insist, you go first.
tiny - That puppy is so tiny!
slipped - The footballer slipped on the muddy pitch.
voice - Use a loud, clear voice when presenting to an audience.
mountain - To ascend a mountain is to go up it.
victory - Which group will have victory this week?
illness - There is a lot of illness going around.
energy - Go outside and burn off some energy!
Also, be sure to read and record in your yellow log book. It can't hurt to practise those times table too.
Check out the following website for some practise with coordinates and Haiku poems:
Haiku Poem Helper
I hope you all have a great half-term break. Stay safe and healthy.