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Week Beginning 3 May 2016

Book Fair: 5-7 May

MESSAGES

  • Years 5 and 6 Sports Morning    

Wednesday 11 May (8.45am – 12.50pm)                Secondary Sports Field

The students have been busy in their houses organising and choosing their events. All students will have the opportunity to participate in a minimum of 2 events .There is also an option to take part in a fun tug-of-war and house team skipping. After registration, the students will assemble on the Secondary Sports Field. The day will begin with a warm up and stretches. The events have been designed around the FOBISIA designated athletic events. Years 5 and 6 students have been using curricular PE lessons to practice their events. Certain events (track, high jump, skipping and tug of war) will be timetabled events. The remaining events of; long, triple, or three springs jump; quoit throw; shot putt and basketball push are non- timetabled events. This means that competitors can freely move around these events and perform when they have the chance.

  • The week of sport will continue on Thursday 12th May when all year 5 children will attend the second Fun Football day of the year at the Shanghai American school. The event will start at 10am and finish with the closing ceremony at 12:55pm. Parents are welcome to attend the event as helpers who will assist the children with moving around to each of their games, staying hydrated and supervising snack times. Please inform your child's class teacher if you are able to help on the day.

LITERACY   

In Literacy, we with be focusing on argumentative texts  in the coming weeks. Children will be learning about the use of Modal verbs in arguments, how to express their point of view clearly and give reasons to support their ideas. In line with our space theme, the topic in discussion will be whether the ‘Daleks’ should be allowed to remain on Earth.

MATHS

In Maths this week we will revisiting fractions. The children will learn to order fractions with the same denominator and with denominators that have the same multiples. The children will also practice adding and subtracting fractions. They will relate fractions to decimals and percentages, learning how to express amounts in these three different ways.

THEMED LEARNING

‘Space’

In Themed Learning this week we will be using what we learned during our trip to the science and technology museum. The children will collect the information they gathered about robots, satellites and astronauts to create a news report. We will focus on using key parts of information and summarising them in our own words. These will illustrated with photographs and videos collected from the trip.

DUTCH

Dit was het nieuws

De Razende Reporters van SDS werken verder aan het Dagblad van SDS. Nog twee weken en het dagblad moet af zijn, dus de redactie zet alle zeilen bij om de deadline te halen.

Spelling en woordbeeld

We herhalen met spelling in elke groep de klankengroepen (letterdief, letterzetter, 2-tekenklanken en poortwachter). Ook ligt de nadruk de komende weken op het herhalen van de specifieke spellingmoeilijkheden van Staal per groep: het sneeuwwoord, het kilowoord, verkleinwoorden, achter- en voorvoegsels, het ’s-woord, het chefwoord, het centwoord en het colawoord.

Bi(e)bbezoek en Estafette

Denk aan het meenemen van de bi(e)bboeken op maandag (Year 3, 5 en 6) en dinsdag (Year 4). Estafette doen we op maandag (Year 3, 5 en 6) en donderdag (Year 4).

MFL

Year 5 Spanish  Mrs Jolly
Next week we will learn about Body Parts. We will do games to learn body parts and use pictures to label them.

Homework this week: There will be no homework this week due to the long weekend.

Year 5/ 6 French – Miss Caldwell

The children will be continuing to learn about prepositions and begin to use them to describe where things are.  They will direct each other when developing their dance moves!

Homework this week: There will be no homework this week due to the long weekend.

Year 5 French - Miss Rae
In French next week, we will looking at weather. We will be matching different sporting activities with different types of weather.

Homework this week: There will be no homework this week due to the long weekend.

MANDARIN

Year5 Tiger

Topic: Hobbies

The students will learn the usage of “会”.

Homework: The students are expected to speak on the weather and the activities that they used to do when they were a child.

Year5 Horse

Topic: Lesson5 Seasons-Continued

The students will be able to talk about the weather condition.

Homework: Students are expected to finish worksheet of this lesson to familiarize new words

Year5 Monkey

Mandarin Speech Show Class Sharing

Homework: Worksheets of Lesson 8

Year5 Panda

Topic: Lesson 11 Daily Routine-Text 2-Continued

Students will be learning how to tell the time in different ways.

Homework: Worksheets of Lesson 11.

Year5 母语班

本周我们将进行字词句专项复习,着重练习组词、辨析形似字、完成句子等。

家庭作业:完成练习卷。

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