This week's award winners!
This week in Whales class we have been hard at work.
In Maths, we have continued to work on place value.
We have master complex partitioning and representing numbers up to 1 million!
In English, we have been writing 'unseen' parts of our class text 'Holes' including Stanley going to jail and court.
We've learnt new vocabulary including verdict, tentatively and regularly.
During Science, we have secured our understanding of gravity and moved onto learning about air resistance.
We watched this video to help us understand what air resistance is.
In Encompass, we used atlases and Google Earth to visualise where Mexico is and to discover the countries and oceans that surround it.
Wow! What an amazing start to the year we have had. We have settled into our new classroom and are ready for a fun-filled year of learning!
This week we have dived straight into our half-term topics.
During Maths, we have explored place value using concrete and pictorial resources.
In English, we have developed our knowledge of Texas to help us understand the setting our of class text 'Holes'.
To start our 'Hola Mexico' topic off with a splash we prepared, cooked and tasted Mexican food.
We LOVED it!!
Following our food tasting, we anchored our knowledge and understanding of the continents.
In science, we have begun to develop our knowledge of Gravity and how it affects all objects on Earth.