On Monday the children had a great start to the week watching the theatre group perform Robin Hood. The performers worked hard to ensure that there were lots of fun moments to keep the children and staff captivated.
The performance linked well to the work we have been doing in class on fairy tales. This week the children have been using adjectives to describe what makes a ‘good’ and ‘bad’ character. Next week we will be focusing on punctuating our sentences with capital letters, full stops, question marks and exclamation marks.
Also, on Monday we were pleased that Mrs Borgatti, Mrs Monaghan and Mrs Veritiero came in to help as the children began sewing their hand puppets. Everything appeared to go smoothly and the children are very enthusiastic about completing the puppets next week.
In Maths we have been continuing to use addition and subtraction to help us solve word problems with numbers up to 10/20 and beyond. Next week we will be comparing numbers, looking for pattern in numbers and putting the larger number first when counting on.
On Tuesday it was lovely that Father Michael was able to visit our class. Before he arrived the children had thought about questions they would like to ask him and he was very impressed with the interesting questions they asked.
This week in RE the children listened to the story of the ‘Presentation of the Lord’ and then created some lovely paintings to remind them of what they had heard.
In Science the children had lots of fun exploring and finding out which materials are magnetic or not.
For homework this week the children have been asked to complete tasks on the ‘mathletics’ and the ‘purple mash’ website. Many of the children made a start on making an e-book in class. They worked independently and were able to include animation and sounds to their book. They might like to show you what they have done so far at home.
Children have also been given an alphabet sheet to practise the size and starting position of the lower case and capital letters. Please can you ensure that when your child is writing at home that the correct grasp of the pencil is being used.
Have a lovely weekend!