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Week Beginning 18 December 2017

Have a lovely holiday, relax, celebrate, stay warm, happy and healthy. Merry Christmas from us all.

MESSAGES

  • Tuesday 9th January 2018 – first day of term.

LITERACY

In Literacy we will begin a two week unit on non-fiction, specifically fact files. Our topic this term will focus on different geographical locations. We will discuss and sort facts based on Antarctica and we will then learn how to place these facts in to simple sentences.

KEY VOCABULARY

Non-fiction, fiction, true, false, fact, sentence

MATHS

In Maths we will return to number bonds within 10 and 20. We will also recap addition and subtraction sentences. There will be a focus on children using resources within the classroom to support them in answering questions with independence, such as number lines and number squares.

KEY VOCABULARY

Addition, subtraction, add, take-away, number bonds

STEAM THEME

Our theme across the coming weeks is ‘Around the World in 80 days’. We will venture to locations far and wide as we look to develop knowledge of where different locations are on a map, their key features such as climate, population and traditions. Our continent focus this week is; Antarctica.

KEY VOCABULARY

Journey, World, map, location, geography, place

COMPUTER PROGRAMMING AND DIGITAL LITERACY

We return to coding for the coming weeks. The children will now look at inputting information with an increased independence. Within the unit the children will be looking at the developing the movement of an object operated from the instructions that they decide.

KEY VOCABULARY

Coding, code, input, directions, buttons

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 kijken naar foto`s van nieuwjaarstradities en springen als vuurpijlen 2018 in!

De letter van de week is de ` j`. 

MANDARIN

Mandarin Y1 MNDC1/C2-Ms Zhou and Ms Zhang

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

After the Christmas holiday we will be talking about the colours we like/dislike.

Mandarin Y1 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 Y1 MNDCN-Ms Wang and Ms He

圣诞假期无作业。

开学第一周我们将学习第一课“看天鹅”,朗读儿歌,做到不加字、不漏字,能熟读成诵。认读“看”“天”“白”3个生字,学习正确书写。我们还将开始学习拼音中的单韵母“a、o、e”。