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Week Beginning 9 January 2017

The first day back is Tuesday 10th January.

MESSAGES

  • 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 this week, the children will be looking at non-chronological reports about weather. They will consider the purpose and audience of texts and the organisationla devices used to structure them.

KEY VOCABULARY

Purpose, audience, paragraph, subheading

MATHS

This week we will be investigating place value and learning about Roman numerals. This will include solving puzzles to unlock hidden messages.

KEY VOCABULARY

Place value, century, decade

THEMED LEARNING

The children willexplore different states of matter in order to identify their properties and some of the changes that can occur. This will include designing an experiment to test the weather conditions throughout the week.

KEY VOCABULARY

States of matter, solid, liquid, gas, experiment, variable, constant

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 driving game.

KEY VOCABULARY

Coding, change, direction, variable, icon

MANDARIN

Y4 C1

Topic: We will start to learn vocabulary of Lesson. 12 ‘Eating Out’

Students will learn how to count and describe Chinese currency as well as  to express Chinese currency value in Chinese

Homework: Finish worksheet

Y4 C2/C3

Topic: Lesson 4-Weather-Text 1

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

Homework: Poster of  shanghai weather

Y4 C4

Topic:  Lesson 7-Family Memebers-Text 1

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

Homework: Family Tree

Y4 MND04CN

本周我们将学习课文《马鸣加的新书包》,学习生字词。通过学习,感受童年生活的乐趣,激发学生留意生活、关心周围的人的愿望。

作业:抄写生词,自读课文《微波炉的话》。

DUTCH

Blijspel

De komende weken werken de leerlingen aan een nieuw thema ‘Blijspel’. We kijken naar verschillende teksten en proberen die te herschrijven tot theaterstuk. De leerlingen werken van hun favorieten verhaal de verhaallijnen uit, maken een rolverdeling en zullen hun blijspel uiteindelijk opvoeren voor alle ouders.

Ook bereiden we ons voor op de Cito-toets die vanaf 13 februari zal worden afgenomen. We toetsen de onderdelen technisch en begrijpend lezen, woordenschat en spelling.

MFL

Year 3 / 4 Spanish – Ms Martinez

 Next week we will be talking about our holidays in Spanish and learning vocabulary relating to travel.
There is no homework this week.

Year 3 / 4 Spanish – Ms Watson

Year 3 and 4 Spanish will be learning about the objects found in their pencil cases. They will discuss what they have and do not have in their pencil cases.

There is no homework this week.

Year  3/ 4 French:  Miss Wood

Next week we shall be continuing our topic on learning about animals. We shall learn to sing songs and recite popular French children’s  poems to increase their familiarity with the new words. The children will use a short play to practice the vocabulary and refine their pronunciation.
There will be no homework this week due to the holidays. Joyeux Noël!

Year  3/ 4 Native French:  M. Valente

La première semaine de janvier, on travaillera sur les notions grammaticales de verbe et sujet et leur relation dans la phrase verbale.

Year  3/ 4 Native German:  Ms Brannasch

Diese Woche ging es feierlich, entspannt und vorweihnachtlich zu. Die Kinder haben neue Bücher für die Ferien ausgeliehen und haben Weihnachtskarten für die Eltern gebastelt. Toll wäre es, wenn die Kinder die Bücher in den Ferien lesen und dazu in ihren Lesetigerheften etwas malen oder schreiben würden. Es ist natürlich kein Muss, da sie zu allererst ihre Ferien genieβen sollen. Frohe Weihnachten und gesegnete Feiertage!
There is no homework this week.

Year  3/ 4 Native Spanish:  Ms Garcia

La primera semana al volver de vacaciones, trabajaremos la estructura de la oración y las palabras con za, zo, zu, ce, ci. No hay deberes para vacaciones. !Pasad unas felices fiestas!

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