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Week Beginning 29 February 2016

Uniform: Now that it is colder in the mornings please remember that children should not be wearing leggings, boots or hoodies. They should be wearing school jumpers/cardigans/fleeces and NOT non-uniform versions. Information is available on the Primary Parent Handbook on the website.

LITERACY

This week the children will be continuing on the Greek Myth ‘Theseus and the Minotaur’. We will now be focusing on different ways to start a story. We will be learning about the use of description, action and dialogue to engage the reader right from the beginning of the story. The children will also have a focused grammar lesson on using the past tense.

MATHS

This week we will be covering our next unit of measure. The children will be focusing on estimating, measuring, adding and subtracting weight. The children will look at how to read scales and identify the missing numbers, as well as developing their practical skills by using balance scales and weighing scales. A great week to get the children into the kitchen to help follow recipes and weigh out ingredients!

THEMED LEARNING

This week, the children will be starting our science topic. This will cover rocks and fossils. It is a very practical two week unit, where the children will learn about the three main types of rocks: igneous, sedimentary and metamorphic, as well as the rock cycle.

PSHCE

In PHSCE this week the children will be looking at recognising their worth as individuals, by identifying positive things about themselves and their achievements. We will be focusing on identifying the mistake we make, how they can be put right and set personal goals for the future.

VOCABULARY

Literacy – legend, myth, character, villain, hero, description, dialogue, speech marks, past tense, action, vocabulary, adjective, adverb, thesaurus

Maths– weight, mass, scales, kilogram, gram

Themed Learning – rocks, geology, metamorphic, igneous, sedimentary, cycle, formation, fossils

DUTCH

Koken, bakken, braden... Kun jij het spreekwoord raden?

Het Digikookboek ‘De keuken van SDS’ is afgerond. U kunt regelmatig een nieuwe aflevering verwachten op de Facebookpagina van SDS.

Dit was het nieuws

Het nieuwe  thema heet: ‘Dit was het nieuws’ en gaat....inderdaad, over het nieuws. De kinderen verdiepen zich in de wondere wereld van de journalistiek waarbij nieuwsberichten, radioverslagen, onderzoek en kranten de revue passeren.

Grammatica en spelling

Naar aanleiding van de uitslag van de Cito-toetsen zal er in het programma meer ruimte ingebouwd worden voor spelling en grammatica. Ook zetten wij vroeger in op werken met het werkwoord en werkwoordsvervoeging.

MANDARIN

Year3 Monkey

Topic: Lesson 5 Seasons-Text2

Students will be able to talk about the weather in a country/city.

Homework: Weather report

Year3 Panda

Topic: Lesson 8 Self-introduction Text 2-Continued

We will be learning how to introduce ourselves including information of name/age/siblings/birthday/year level.

Homework: Make a similar introduction of your family according to the information given.

Year3 母语班

本周我们学习课文《蜘蛛织网》,学习课文中的汉字和词语,理解课文的内容。学习对话的两种形式,正确使用标点符号。

作业: 抄写生词

MFL

Year 3 / 4 Spanish – Ms Caldwell

This week we will be continuing to investigate Spanish artists, focusing on Joan Miro. We will be continuing to build our vocabulary in this area.

Homework: Research and create an artist profile about Joan Miro.

Year 3 / 4 Spanish – Ms Sutton
Next week we will be continuing our topic all about the weather. Pupils will present their weather forecasts which they have been writing this week.
Homework is to complete the weather sheet using the map.

Year 3 / 4 French – Mrs Rae
Next week in French we will be beginning to recognise and ask for snack. We will be thinking about giving opinions about food too. We will also be making French crepes in the kitchen.

Homework this week is to follow the instructions of where to draw the CD- sur: on and dans: in