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Week Beginning 13 November 2017

Monday and Tuesdays are school holidays. Enjoy this break with your family and we look forward to seeing all the children back rested and ready for school on Wednesday 15 November.

MESSAGES

  • Giving Tree – Each year, Giving Tree aims to provide children in need with a gift bag full of winter clothes and school supplies.  Please support this worthwhile cause.

LITERACY

The children will be learning the Chinese tale of the Magic Paintbrush, dramatizing and retelling it orally. They will create story maps showing the main events of the story and use these to assist them in writing the story themselves. Our focus will be on using correct sentence punctuation and word order.

KEY VOCABULARY

Sentence, exclamation, statement, imperative verb, question mark, exclamation mark, fantasy, conjunctions, openers

MATHS

The children will be consolidating their learning about multiplication and division. We will understand that division is the inverse of multiplication. We will also be solving problems involving both multiplication and division, identifying the correct calculation.

KEY VOCABULARY

Inverse, divide, multiply, problems, calculation, times, sharing

STEAM THEME

This week for STEAM Theme we are going to be looking at bridges. We will be looking at the structures and properties of the different bridges made around the world. We will hope to identify many famous bridges and what makes them so special. Next, we will look at applying our new-found knowledge of bridges to constructing our own!

KEY VOCABULARY

Evaluate, analyse, culture, chronology, printing, structure, design, transparency, durability, waterproof

COMPUTER PROGRAMMING AND DIGITAL LITERACY

Children are learning to create a power point presentation about themselves and their work. They will look at changing the font size, style and inserting pictures from the internet.

KEY VOCABULARY

Computer, laptop, keyboard, mouse, screen, log in, password, i-pad, power point, slide, image, insert, impact

PSHCE

We will be reminding the children how to stay healthy, by the choices they make. We will also focus on hygiene and how to stay healthy by washing our hands after going to the toilet and before eating food.

KEY VOCABULARY

Positive, rule, safe, friendships, keeping healthy, emotions, germs, instuctions

DUTCH

Hij komt, hij komt.... Aanstaande zondag komt Sinterklaas aan in Shanghai!  In de Nederlandse klas kijken we volop uit naar de komst van de Sint.  We nemen een kijkje binnen in de stoomboot van Sinterklaas en vragen ons af wat de Sint dit jaar meebrengt vanuit het verre Spanje!

In de spellingslessen leren we woorden met de `sch`.  

MANDARIN

Mandarin Y2 MNDC1/C2-Ms Zhang and Ms Wang

Next week we will continue studying ESC book 3B topic “My schoolbag”

Mandarin Y2 MNDC3-Ms Dai

Next week we will learn the topic ‘Necessities of Study’

Key vocabulary: 尺chǐ,笔bǐ,本子běn zi,橡皮xiàng pí,书包shū bāo,书shū。

Mandarin Y2 MNDCN-Ms Liu and Ms He

下周我们将学习课文《吹泡泡》,学生们能正确朗读并背诵儿歌。在阅读儿歌中认读“吹”“泡”“没”“重”“乡”4个生字。学习笔画“横折弯”。能正确认读鼻韵母ang、eng、ing、ong 及整体认读音节ying;会拼读相关音节。知道“没”“吹”的书写笔顺,并能在田字格中正确书写。

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