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Week Beginning 12 February 2018

Holiday time! Please take our best wishes to you and your families for a very happy family celebration time together. We have all worked very hard this term and we hope you enjoy a rest, adventure and fun. Xinnian kuaile ,gongxi facai! We will see you back at school on Monday 26 February.

MESSAGES

  • Holiday photos We will be making some beautiful holiday brochures all about your holidays, so please send a photo from your holiday to your child’s teacher. We will encourage the children to speak about their holiday to their friends in class and create some writing about it. We look forward to hearing about what you got up to!

PERSONAL SOCIAL EMOTIONAL DEVELOPMENT AND WELLBEING:  Managing feelings and behaviour

We will be so happy to see our friends after the holiday, and we will discuss our feelings. It is important to be able to recognise and showing our own feelings as well as those of others. We will be learning about what is  acceptable and unacceptable behaviour, and how and when we need to adjust our behaviour accordingly.

KEY VOCABULARY

Feelings, angry, happy, sad, cross, excited, thoughtful, worried, help, friend, kindness

MATHS: 3D shapes

We showed our fantastic skills of building with different shapes when we made our Dog models for the Chinese New Year presentation. To continue this we will be exploring 3D shapes and spotting the different 2D shapes that we can see in them. We will then learn to recognise the different shapes, and explore their characteristics within other objects and shapes. We hope that soon we will also know all of the names of different 3D shapes.

KEY VOCABULARY

Shape, 3D, solid, face, edge, cylinder, cube, cuboid, sphere, prism

LITERACY: Holiday news

We know you will be having some wonderful adventures on your holidays, and we would love to hear all about them.

We will be learning more about the past tense by telling our teachers and friends about the exciting things we did, saw, played and enjoyed.

We will also be using our confidence to help us to speak in front of our friends to share the news about all the fun we had on holiday with our families. This will help us to create some lovely postcards all about our trips.

KEY VOCABULARY

Blend, read, write, phonics, letters, sounds, holiday, news, trip, adventure, aeroplane, boat, train, car, hotel

MANDARIN

We will learn about the Chinese  Lantern  Festival  and decorate classrooms for it.

SONG

sell sweet dumpings卖汤圆(mai tang yuan)

ACTIVITY

Decorate  Chinese lanterns and make sweet dumpings装饰元宵灯笼 做汤圆 (Zhuangshi denglong  zuo tangyuan)

STORY

Chinese Lantern  Festival 元宵节的 由来(yuan xiao jie de you lai)

KEY VOCABULARY

Chinese Lantern Festival元宵节 (yuanxiaojie)     Sweet dumplings汤圆(tangyuan)    Lantern灯笼(denglong)      Guess riddles  猜灯谜(cai deng mi)

KEY SENTENCE

Happy Chinese Lantern Festival ! 元宵节快乐!

DUTCH

Naar aanleiding van het boek `De verhalenmachine`   schrijven en tekenen we deze week onze eigen verhalen voor het podium.  Aan de hand van ons `Doosje vol verhalen`  creëren we steeds nieuwe avonturen met heksen, elfjes en een enorm roos konijn!

Kernwoordenschat

het verhaal, de plaatjes, de woorden, de letters, de machine, het einde, het begin, het midden

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