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Week Beginning 21 September 2015

Homework will be given out on Wednesdays and expected in on Mondays.

MESSAGES

  • Football Fun Day at SAS Puxi, Friday 25 September 09.00-12.30, Parents most welcome to join.
  • Uniform Reminder - Please ensure that your child has the correct school uniform. In particular please ensure your child is wearing black shoes. Girls should wear plain white socks and boys should wear black or grey socks. You can review the school’s uniform policy at http://www.nordangliaeducation.com/our-schools/shanghai/puxi/our-students/student-life/our-school-uniform
  • PE and swimming are a core part of our curriculum. All children should take part unless they have a note from a doctor or a parent to excuse them. When children are not taking part, we ask that they still bring their PE kit as we can adapt the lesson for them.  We can often include them in the lesson as a coach, a referee or to give feedback to others. If your child would be swimming, they should bring their normal PE kit.
  • Please remember to send in and label your child’s snack box and water bottle, as well as a hat during the hot weather.

LITERACY

This week in Literacy we will begin investigating various forms of poetry. We will look at how a range of poets use different literary techniques to add power and pathos to their work. To do this, we will link our writing to our World War 2 Themed Learning topic and continue to imagine what life would have been like for an evacuee in 1939 England. Having studied various forms of poetry we will then begin to write our own, concentrating on using advanced metaphors and similes to give our work dramatic power.

MATHS

The children in Maths will be learning all about angles. To start with, we will be revising the various types of angles and then look to identify them in complex patterns. We will then move on to look at the accurate measuring of angles using protractors, looking to be as precise as possible and identify whether our answers are logical. Finally, we will move on to looking at diagrams that are not drawn to scale and see how our knowledge of angles can lead us to find missing data without using a protractor.

THEMED LEARNING

This will be our first week with iPads at school so we will teach a range of lessons on their safe and responsible use, particularly focusing on E Safety. We will also be continuing our World War 2 topic and building on the foundations of knowledge we have laid in the first weeks back. The children will be investigating the Blitz and discovering what life was like for children under the rain of bombs falling upon London during 1940. They will also be using a range of challenging techniques in Art to construct a multi-layered piece of printed work that depicts the destruction of war.

PSHCE

Our focus this week in PHSCE will be looking after our possessions and how to make the correct choices when on the internet.

VOCABULARY

Literacy – metaphor, simile, syllable, rhythm, beat, verse, stanza

Maths – acute, obtuse, reflex, protractor, angle, degree, opposite, adjacent

Humanities –  Blitz, shelter, evacuation, conflict, destruction, compassion

DUTCH

Terwijl Tiuri, zoon van Tiuri de Dappere, strijdt tegen Grauwe Ridders, moet oppassen voor Rode Ridders en de blauwe rivier afreist op zoek naar de kluizenaar Menaures, leggen de brieven van KS2 leerlingen aan Koning Willem-Alexander een hele andere weg af, namelijk die naar het kantoor van de Consul Generaal.

De formele uitnodigingsbrieven zijn dus de deur uit. Zal het harde werken beloond worden? We zullen ons nu richten op het schrijven van kattebelletjes en een informerende brief over de altijd bruisende stad Shanghai.

Moeilijke woorden die u thuis kunt bespreken n.a.v. het boek:

waken, vasten, de burcht(heer/vrouwe), grauw, zich haasten, de bestemming

Moeilijke themawoorden (gelinkt aan het thema brieven schrijven) zijn:

de aanhef, de afsluiting/het slot, informeel, formeel, Geachte ..., Hoogachtend ..., Beste ..., Met vriendelijke groet ...,

Een heel fijn weekend gewenst!

MANDARIN

Year6 Tiger

Topic: Relatives

Key words: Verb+过;…..跟……一起……

Homework: Revise the words and sentence of lesson 1; Prepare speech of your family.

Year6 Horse

Topic: Vegetables and Fruits

Key Words: 应该ying gai/should have;可是ke shi/but;每天mei tian/everyday;等等deng deng/and so on

Homework: To find out vegetables that your friends like

Year6 Monkey

Topic: Countries, Languages

This week we will focus on making dialogue with the partner of text 1.

Homework: Write a paragraph using the sample given and prepare for oral sharing

Year6 Panda

Topic: Lesson 1 Pin yin, Numbers

This week we will be learning greetings,and we will learn how to introduce your name.

Homework: Worksheet for practicing characters.

Year6 母语班

本周我们将开始学习课文《鸬鹚》,练习课文中的生字词,了解鸬鹚和渔人之间的故事。

作业:课本第七页的生字抄写及课文口头复述。

课外阅读书单在这一周会放在学生的文件夹里。

MFL

Year 6 French - Ms Caldwell
This week we will be revising the French alphabet and investigating the days of the week.
Homework: Create a 'days of the week' diary.

Year 6 French - Mme McConnon / Miss Chareyron
Next week we will review greetings and will talk about school and your school equipment. Homework: to draw your school bag and its contents and to write a description of it.

Year 6  Spanish -  Ms Watson
Next week we will be learning how to say how old we are.
Homework: children will be asked to revise numbers.