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Week Beginning 18 December 2017

MESSAGES

  • Back to school: we are looking forward to welcoming all our  classmates and families back to school on Tuesday 9 January! Have a lovely holiday, relax, celebrate, stay warm, happy and healthy. Merry Christmas from us all.
LITERACY

As children return from their holiday break, we will discuss what they did in their holidays and write a recount. In their recounts the focus will be on past tense verbs.  They will also continue with answering comprehension questions about a text.

KEY VOCABULARY

Sentence, question mark, spelling rules, root word, past tense, continuous past tense verbs, inference, comprehension, why, who, where, when, if, what

MATHS

This week we will learn to interpret and construct simple pictograms, tally charts, block diagrams and simple tables. Children will ask and answer simple questions by counting the number of objects in each category and sorting the categories by quantity.

KEY VOCABULARY

Addition, subtraction, problem solving, how many, more than, less, take away, method, strategy, number line, mental math, times tables, pictogram, tally charts, block diagrams, questions

STEAM THEME

As part of this term’s theme ‘We Are What We Eat” children will learn that food is a basic requirement of life. Children will answer questions like: what types of foods do you like/dislike?  What meals do we usually eat during the day?  How do you feel when it is nearly lunchtime or other times when you need some food? We will discuss the children’s answers and explain that our bodies need food to work.

KEY VOCABULARY

Food, healthy, like, dislike, why, What, Food, body, meals, meat, vegetables

PSHCE

This term our new PSHCE / well-being program will begin.  The first core value covered is collaboration.  This is the ability to work constructively with others, and children will learn to negotiate, to resolve conflicts, and to support agreed solutions. In doing so, they will strengthen their sense of teamwork and realize where they lack certain skills; which they can later hone.

KEY VOCABULARY

Collaboration, groups, teamwork, skills

DUTCH

Deze week kijken we terug naar de hoogtepunten van 2017.    We bespreken feesttradities met Oud en Nieuw en schrijven onze wensen neer voor 2018.

In de spellingslessen herhalen we de spellingcategorieën van term 1.

MANDARIN

Mandarin Y2 MNDC1/C2-Ms Zhang and Ms Wang

There will be no homework this weekend due to the holiday. 

After the Christmas holidays, we will start to learn Book 3B Lesson4 -Hobbies.

Mandarin Y2 MNDC3-Ms Dai

There will be no homework this weekend due to the holiday. 

We will be talking about food we like after holiday. 圣诞快乐!shèng dàn kuài lè/Merry Christmas!

Mandarin Y2 MNDCN-Ms Liu and Ms He

本周作业:课外阅读。

开学第一周我们将继续学习课文《轰隆隆》,学习在语言环境中正确认读 “谁、去、千、万、了、别”6个生字,认识笔画“横折提”。并能在老师的指导下练习仿写句子。