Many groups have been putting a lot of time and effort into their Break Through projects this term and many are starting to come to an end. Here's a bit of a Break Through round-up for you. Building Group:
They have boats in Lego City and some bridges and houses and buildings. To make the bridges we had to push the tables a little bit open and we put the bridges in the middle of them. The bridges are used for the people that go to the boats and the cars.
After the first go, we shared some feedback. We reflected and said that it might be more interesting if the different actors said and did things. Do you agree?
So the group practiced and reflected some more to give this performance:
We reflected again and gave this feedback. We liked the way that the actors said and did things when it was their turn and we liked how they spoke clearly. We think their next steps could be to remember when it's their turn and they might like to practice more to help them remember. Well done everyone!
Just a reminder that next Wednesday is the dress up in Green Day to raise awareness about our environment and a gold coin donation to buy new propagation equipment for growing vegetables. There will be certificates and little prizes for the best Green Dressed child from each hub.
This week in maths we have been learning about 2 D and 3 D shapes. We have built our knowledge of different shapes by learning their names and their properties. We are now making meaning by thinking and connecting what we know to sort, group and order the shapes.
When you go home can you ask for a selection of boxes tins etc from the kitchen cupboard and sort and group them, remember to explain how you have done this. Have fun.
George, his brother, sister and mum have been very busy at home. Here's George's mum to tell us more...
I had a look at the recent home learning challenges and George was very keen, but funnily enough I was not so keen to unleash the ink and food colouring in our house with younger siblings. Nevertheless I did love the website and from this we came up with the following as an alternative which George, Oscar & Addison can join in at different levels.
We have printed the Scrabble Tiles and laminated these and put them on the whiteboard. This will let George make words on the board, and as well as making words there is maths involved in adding up the total for the words. Oscar & Addison can have fun as well learning the alphabet.
What an awesome idea! If you'd like to print and make your own scrabble tiles to use at home, you can get your free copy here:
We have been doing shapes. I have been tracing shapes like squares, triangles and circles. They are flat shapes. I feel good about doing shapes.
By Emily S.
We were collaborating. We are making some shapes and working together. We made the sides and we stuck the sticks together. We never gave up. We think it is a flat shape. What do you think? They are squares and we saw how the triangles compared when we did it. We can make more shapes and make them bigger and bigger.
By Hunter, Leon and Anshul
Today Lily H. and Aurelia traced some shapes. Between them they traced circles, rectangles, triangles, diamonds, squares and semi circles. Lily also traced a pentagon and is going to learn the name of it. Aurelia knows lots of shape names, do you?