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Week Beginning 26 March 2018

MESSAGES

  • Year 6 Residential Trip to Lin’An.  This is taking place on the week of the 16 to 20 April.
  • International week:  On Monday 26 March at 8.25am you are invited to join us for International Week singing in the Primary playground.  On Thursday 29 March at 9:00am the International Parade will take place in the Primary front playground. Students are invited to wear clothing that represents their cultural heritage. If you are able, please come dressed in your national costume and cheer on. Our Chatterbox coffee shop will be open for parents to enjoy a beverage or snack.

LITERACY

This week we will be concluding our learning about the story of Macbeth.  The children will create a news report about the story, and then record it on their iPads.  We will also do our weekly spelling test.

KEY VOCABULARY

Shakespeare, language, character, characterisation, drama, feelings, emotions, old English

MATHS

This week we will be doing international themed maths.  There will be lots of puzzles and problems for the children to solve.  There will also be our weekly mental maths test.

KEY VOCABULARY

Operation, number sentence, problem, puzzle, explain, solution, reasoning

THEMED LEARNING

This week we will conclude our learning about evolution.  The children will explore variation in animals, and also look at the work of the famous naturalist: Charles Darwin.

KEY VOCABULARY

Evolution, change, animal, human, science, anatomy, growth, adaption, survival of the fittest

COMPUTER PROGRAMMING  AND  DIGITAL LITERACY

This week, we will continue work on touch typing skills.  If possible, please support your child at home with this.  A great website is: BBC Dancemat Typing.

KEY VOCABULARY

Touch-type, typing, keys, keyboard

PSHCE

This term our new PSHCE / well-being program will continue.  The value covered will be compassion.  This is the ability to empathise with others, and learn about love, integrity, friendship and forgiveness. This week will have a key focus on families.

KEY VOCABULARY

Compassion, empathy, love, integrity, friends, changes, family

DUTCH

We zijn inmiddels gestart met het thema ‘Wetenschap en Techniek’. We doen proefjes, schrijven onze voorspellingen op papier en doen onderzoek naar de achtergronden. Volgende week staan constructies centraal. Hoe kan het dat een brug niet inzakt in het midden, hoe kan het dat wolkenkrabbers niet omvallen en hoe maak je twee verschillende materialen aan elkaar vast? We gaan het allemaal ontdekken en we maken notitites van onze bevindingen. Ook gaan we aan de slag met werkbeschrijvingen en werktekeningen.

Spelling tijdens de komende drie weken

Groep 4: au-plaat/ klankgroepenwoorden met lange klank aan het eind/ lidwoorden en zelfstandig naamwoorden

Groep 5:luchtwoorden (pech, lach)/ politiewoorden (eindigen op –tie)/ voltooid deelwoorden en hulpwerkwoorden

Groep 6: extra aandacht voor kilowoorden (je hoort /ie en je schrijft i, bijv. materiaal)/routewoorden (route, journaal: ik hoor een oe maar schrijf een ou) en kommawoorden.

Groep 7: extra aandacht voor tremawoorden/voegwoorden en het lijdend voorwerp.

Groep 8: herhaling van voorgaande categorieen.

MANDARIN

Mandarin Y6 MNDC1 -Mr Li

Homework:  Students will finish the paer work for Lesson 13.

This week we will finish the three dialogues. Students will do the Role Play of asking ways.

Mandarin Y6 MNDC2 -Ms Ma

Homework for this weekend: Finish worksheet on Lesson.6-Sickness

Next week we will continue studying Lesson. 6 Sickness and focus on role play.

Mandarin Y6 C3-Ms Zhang

Homework for this weekend: Finish worksheet on Lesson. 10-Time.

Next week we will review all the lessons from Term 2.

Mandarin Y6 MNDCN-Ms Zhou and Ms He

本周作业:完成复习练习卷。

下周我们将开始中文演讲秀的准备,学生们在课堂上选择合作小组并准备演讲主题。

MFL

Year 5/6 French – Ms. Donacien

Homework will be to revise learning about our environment using Linguascope or Duolingo.
Next week, we will continue with this topic learning about different aspects of the environment including weather, where we live, animals, our home and shopping.

Year 5/6 French - Ms Caldwell

This weekend’s homework is to  choose an activity from our Shared Learning Grid.
Next week in class, we will research different Spring and Easter traditions from around the world and create a comparison study.

Year 5 / 6 French – Ms De Borger

This week`s homework will be editing and uploading your conversation in the French café on the Seesaw app. 

Next week we will look into the French and Belgium tradition of April Fool`s Day.  We will look at some typical jokes people play on April 1st and will make up our own `Poissons d`Avril`.  Oh di da di da…. There will be no French class next Friday because of the school break.  Have a great holiday! Joyeux Pâques!

Year 5/6  Spanish -  Ms Argent Watson

For homework this weekend, students are expected to complete activities on the Homework Grid and bring in to share with the class.
Next week in class, we will continue to study Easter and Catholicism and why it is celebrated in all Spanish speaking countries

Year 5/6  Spanish -  Dr Cattel

This weekend’s homework is  Design and Easter Card
Next week in class, we will continue to cover Easter in Spain.

Year 5/6  Spanish -  Mrs Jolly

Homework: The students need to use A4 paper and draw or print a picture with any of the imperative verbs to be used during the cooking activity.

Students will learn to use the imperative form by following a recipe to bake oatmeal cookies. We will go to the kitchen to practise the new vocabulary.

Year 5/6 Native German – Ms. Welz

Die Hausaufgabe  diese Woche ist ein Eintrag im Lesetagebuch.

Nächste Woche werden wir weiterhin verschiedene Übungen zu zusammengesetzten Adjektiven machen.

Year 5/ 6 Mandarin MND04L1 - Ms Wang

Homework for this weekend: According to information given, think of dialogues for each picture.

Next week, we will continue studying printed version of the book “Xiao Long is Sick”(part 2).

Year 5/ 6 Mandarin MND06L2 - Ms He

This weekend’s homework is to complete the sentences according to book11, and describe the pictures.
Next week in class, we will start to read book12”有爱,真好!it’s great to be loved!” , we will focus on talking about our family and when do we feel loved.

Year 5/ 6 Mandarin MND06L3 - Ms Wong

This weekend’s homework is  to research and find out the meanings of  7+ character idioms

Next week in class, complete the last part of the idiom project filming using the green screen.

Year 5/ 6  Mandarin MND06LN - Ms Zhang

本周作业: 朗读/背诵《三打白骨精》剧本中对话

下一周,我们将在班级里练习《三打白骨精》的角色扮演。(组二将完成/练习朗读《孙悟空》的绘本小册)。

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