Ready, Steady, Build!
Our topic this term is all about planning, creating and building. We will be using a variety of materials to build different structures and looking at a range of buildings around the world. We will be comparing the buildings and discussing how they are similar or different.
We got into teams to create our own buildings!
We were given different types of blocks to use and then discussed which were easier to use and which were a bit more tricky.
e discussed why they were tricky and what might make it easier.
Take a look at our creations, can you guess what we created?
In English this term we will be reading Traction Man by Mini Grey and then Stick Man by Julia Donaldson.
Whilst reading both books, we will be focussing on writing full sentences using a capital letters and full stops. We will also be extending our sentences using the conjunctions 'and' 'because' and 'so'.
10 Things I Can Do To Help My World by Melanie Walsh
This book focusses on simple things everybody can do to help the world we live in. Whilst reading this text we will be thinking carefully about how we look after our environment and which small changes we can make to help others.
We made bird feeders to use on the school field and then wrote clear instructions on each step of the process.
Traction Man by Mini Grey
The children will be creating their own comic strips based on Traction Man and using superhero language!
They will also be looking closely at speech bubbles and using them within their comic strips.
Stick Man by Julia Donaldson
The children will be learning the story of Stick man and thinking carefully about his feelings throughout. They will be writing letters pretending to be Stick Man to his family and to Santa. We will be focussing on using adjectives in our writing at looking at synonyms for 'happy' and 'sad'.
In Maths this term we have been working on adding and subtracting using number lines to 30. We are securing our knowledge on teen numbers being made up of one group of ten and some ones. We will also be using money (coins) to solve problems. We will recap our knowledge of British coins and begin to count in multiples of two, five and ten using coins. We will also be comparing amounts using <, >, =.
Plan, Do, Review
We enjoy our Plan, Do, Review sessions in the afternoon. We choose our own tasks and enjoy creating new games. Over the past week, we have enjoyed using the role play box and dressing up as different characters. If you have any old or spare dressing up clothes feel free to donate them to our class dressing up box!