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W/C:13/11/17

 

This week we have been learning more about commas in lists and writing our own instructions about growing sea monkeys. 

 

Throughout the week we have been listening to different stories.

 

Our favourite story has been 'The Family Book'  because we were able to celebrate lots of different kinds of families. 

 

In maths, we have been learning to add two 2 digit numbers. See how we do it below.

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We have also looked at artists who are unable to use their hands to hold their paintbrushes. We found that some artists used their mouths or feet to hold their paint brushes. We wondered what if this was hard to do, so we gave it a try!

W/C:6/11/17

 

This week we have been super busy! We have been looking at writing commands, ready to write a set of instructions to grow our own pets. We also took part in a record-setting attempt! This week also brought the arrival of our own sea monkeys!

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W/C:30/10/17

This week we have been learning about different sentence types. We have been looking at exclamatory sentences. So the children have thought of the captions for this week's pictures. 

Picture 1 What hard working children they are!
Picture 2 What great learners they are!
Picture 3 How hard they worked!
Picture 4 How creative she is!
Picture 5 How determined she is!
Picture 6 How wonderful it is!
To find out what we have been doing this week. Follow this link: http://www.manea.cambs.sch.uk/ks1-celebration-day/

W/C:9/10/17

 

This week the children have used their interests to form groups to research different famous people from history. We have medical, inventors, royalty and family. the children were all very excited to find out about their area. Please let us know if you think you would be a valuable resource to interview!

The construction area has been very busy this week with lots of hospitals being made. Some of us even decided to write our own questions!

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2/10/17

 

WOW! We have had a lovely creative week.

 

In literacy, we have been continuing writing our new versions of the three little pigs. In maths, we have been looking back at our counting patterns and we are beginning to count in threes!

 

We also showed off our fantastic work for the D+T week at the marketplace click the link below to see pictures of the event.

 

On Friday we explored the work of Michelle Reader who used recyclable items to create her pieces of art. Come and see what we made during come and read next week!

 

Update: There is now a subpage above that links to some of the resources we use in class so children can use them at home.  

w/c25.9.17

 

Wow! Our week has been a very busy one! We have been using out D+T skills to design something very special for the three little pigs. We will share everything at the marketplace next Monday!

 

In literacy we have been changing the story of 'The Three Little Pigs into 'The Three Giant Ducks'. We also looked at writing expanded noun phrases! 

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W/C: 18/9/17

 

This week we have been exploring tens and ones using Part Whole models. We are beginning to understand how numbers can be partitioned it lots of different ways.

 

In literacy, we have been exploring the story of the three little pigs. We have used masks, small world and maps to retell the story.

 

In our enquiry work, we have been sharing what we know about important people. We are making a special book about who we know about now. Next week we will be thinking about what we want to learn about. 

 

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On Friday we met the little pig who built his house out of bricks so we asked him some questions.
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W/C 11/09/17

 

This week we have been continuing to get used to our classroom and learning how we can use each of the areas to practice our skills. We have been sharing our all about me boxes and learning how to keep people interested in what we were saying. We also thought of questions to ask our friends about their box. 

 

There has been some excellent learning taking place this week,  towers being built and measured using cm's, finding out about the history of football and some lovely writing. 

 

The children are really enjoying the challenges and have all completed the most important ones.

 

Take a look at the pictures below.

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Welcome to Beech Class' page!

We have enjoyed our first week back and exploring our new classroom.  Our favourite area at the moment is the dough area because we get to make our own dough. We have been learning about the work of Marc Quinn. We used the dough area to make sculptures of his hands just like he did.

 

We are also really enjoying our maths area too, especially the challenges we have to complete!

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