As part of our rainforest work in Topic and Literacy, we did some hot seating on Friday. We had already done some writing about the rainforest, both fiction and non-fiction, so we decided that a bit of role play would help us develop our understanding. First we thought about questions that we would ask a … Continue reading In the Hot Seat!
Here we have our Mathematician of the Week (left) and our Star of the Week (right). Our Mathematician just keeps getting better and better with his times tables, and is also really impressing Mrs Lohoar and Mrs Kirk with his mental maths and problem solving. Our Star, meanwhile, has been absolutely amazing in reading, writing … Continue reading Last Week’s Superstars
We just covered a breaking-news story on a fire in the Amazon rainforest. (What luck: news for us to cover during our rainforest topic!) First we watched a clip of the fire, and then we read a press release about it so that we could clarify some details. After quickly writing our headlines, we got to … Continue reading Back to the Newsroom…
This half term, we are learning about rainforests. Next week, we will write a report about them, so today we worked with a partner to do some research using the Oddizzi web site. We worked on our note-taking skills, and Mrs Lohoar and Mrs Kirk were really impressed with our co-operation and team work. If … Continue reading Rainforests