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Week Beginning 6 February 2017

We look forward to welcoming the students back on Monday 6th February and hope that everyone had an enjoyable Chinese New Year.

MESSAGES

  • Please note that there will be no ECAs on Tuesday 21 or Thursday 23 February due to Parent Teacher Conferences.  BISCAP and Swimming will not be affected.
  • We do our best to ensure the children’s hair is dried after swimming. To support us with this please can you make sure that your child brings a rubber swim hat, and a warm hat for outside play. Thank you for your continued support  with this.
  • Now the weather is beginning to get colder, please send your child with a coat and/or school fleece clearly labelled with their name.  Please do not send ‘hoodies’.  Children may also like to bring a hat to keep their head warm, especially after swimming.  

LITERACY

In Literacy, we will turn towards narrative writing. The focus of our first week will be settings and how they can be described. The children will be using visual and audio clues to help them to build up a picture of a scene, whilst using different strategies to expand their descriptive vocabulary. This will in turn help them to write a piece based on writing similar to what has been studied throughout the week.

KEY VOCABULARY

Adjective, descriptive, setting, scene, senses, imaginative

MATHS

We move on to fractions on our first week back in Maths. Throughout the week lessons will focus on finding fractions of amounts, recognising equivalent fractions, ordering fractions and finally adding them.

KEY VOCABULARY

Fraction, equal, part, whole, equivalent, ascending, descending

THEMED LEARNING

This week we will be continuing to make models of volcanoes. We will be using modroc and wire mesh to form the base of our volcanoes and working in groups, we will paint and add texture to the models. We will explore the use of paper maiche to add details and paint to create rough, colour effects. After the model has been assembled, we will turn it in to a real volcano by using our Science knowledge from previous weeks to create an explosion in the middle!

KEY VOCABULARY

Texture, model, 3D, paper maiche, modroc, paint, colour, shape, form, design, size, effect

COMPUTER PROGRAMMING  AND  DIGITAL LITERACY

In Computing we will be coding and learn how to change an object's direction and heading to create a sailing game.

KEY VOCABULARY

Coding, change, direction, variable, icon

MANDARIN

Y4 C1

Topic: We will continue  learning sentence pattern of Lesson. 12 “ Eating Out”

Students will learn different measuring words.

Homework: Finish worksheet

Y4 C2/C3

Topic: Lesson 4-Weather-Text 2

This week students will learn how to talk about weather in Shanghai

Homework: Weather report

Y4 C4

Topic:  Lesson 7-Family Memebers-Text 2 -Continued

Student will be able to talk about  family members with others.

Homework: Worksheets

Y4 MND04CN

本周我们将学习课文《只有一个儿子》,学习生字词。通过学习课文,懂得关心、尊敬长辈是中华民族的传统美德。懂得故事的含义,发挥合理的想象。

作业:抄写生字词。

DUTCH

Blijspel

We starten deze week met de Cito-toetsen die we over ruim twee weken zullen spreiden. In KS2 nemen we de AVI-leestesten af en de toetsen begrijpend lezen, spelling en woordenschat. De leerlingen kunnen voor de toetsen leren. In de lessen Nederlands zijn ze voorbereid.

We werken ook verder aan ons Blijspel. De leerlingen herschrijven de Middeleeuwse verhalen van ‘Karel en Elegast’ en ‘Reynaert de Vos’ tot een blijspel. Deze week richten we ons op de personages en  hun vaak symbolische rol.

MFL

Year 3 / 4 Spanish – Ms Martinez

After the holidays, we will learn vocabulary related to parts of the body.
There is no homework this weekend due to the Chinese New Year holiday.

Year 3 / 4 Spanish – Ms Watson

The students will return to the topic of food to revise preferences and explain why they like certain food. This will lead into units about The Hungry Caterpillar and Goldilocks and the Three Bears.
Homework: No homework will be set this week, due to the holiday.

Year  3/ 4 French:  Miss Wood

After the holidays, we shall continue to work on building up our monster characters. This week the focus will be on what he likes to eat, choices and subject verb agreement. The children will practise using dictionaries and online resources to expand their vocabulary.
Homework: No homework will be set this week, due to the holiday.

Year  3/ 4 Native French:  M. Valente

La première semaine après les vacances, nous réviserons les conjugaisons des verbes réguliers au présent de l’indicatif et travaillerons sur les pronoms personnels  et comment remplacer les noms par ces derniers. Il n’y a pas de devoirs pendant les vacances.

Year  3/ 4 Native German:  Ms Brannasch

Nachdem die Testergebnisse individuell besprochen wurden, haben wir verschiedene Wortspiele wie Tabu, Galgenmännchen, Stadt-Land-Fluβ gespielt sowie in der Bibliothek neue Bücher ausgeliehen. Die Kinder sollen in der Ferienwoche hoffentlich die Zeit haben um zu lesen und in ihren Lesetigerheften zu schreiben oder zu zeichnen.

Year  3/ 4 Native Spanish:  Ms Garcia

Después de las vacaciones, trabajaremos las palabras con ja, jo, ju y la comprensión lectora. No hay deberes para las vacaciones. Os deseamos una felices fiestas, hasta pronto.

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