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Week Beginning 22 January 2018

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LITERACY

This week we will be studying information texts.  The texts involved will be associated with our biology topic, and children will find features; exploring how they are written.  Finally, the children will evaluate the language, style and effectiveness of examples of nonfiction writing such as periodicals, reviews, reports and leaflets.

KEY VOCABULARY

Information, non-chronological reports, paragraphs, non-fiction, formal, language, style

MATHS

This week children will use, read, write and convert between standard units of measure.  Also, measures will be recorded using decimal notation to up to three decimal places. Finally, they will choose and use appropriate operations to solve problems involving measures.

KEY VOCABULARY

Miles, kilometres, length, width, height, depth, long, longer, longest, short, shorter shortest, tall, taller,

tallest, high, higher, highest, low, wide, narrow, deep, shallow, thick, thin, far, near, close, metre, ruler, metre stick

THEMED LEARNING

This term the children will study biology for our topic ‘iDoctor’.  They will identify and name the main parts of the human circulatory system, and describe the functions of the heart, blood vessels and blood.  Also, children will recognise the impact of diet, exercise, drugs and lifestyle on the way their bodies function; describing the ways in which nutrients and water are transported within animals, including humans.

KEY VOCABULARY

Circulatory system, skeleton, organs, bones, heart, lungs, body, animal, human

COMPUTER PROGRAMMING  AND  DIGITAL LITERACY

This week, we will continue learning design and 3D printing skills using the program: Blender.  The children will work in groups to create a pencil holder.

KEY VOCABULARY

Design, 3D, vertices, 3D printing, axis, viewpoint, dimension

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. This week will have a key focus on the value of friendship.

KEY VOCABULARY

Collaboration, groups, teamwork, skills, friendship

DUTCH

Deze week staat natuurlijk in het teken van de citotoetsen!

Verder gaan we dieper in op poëzie en dichtkunst. We gaan verder  met “Raadgedichten”. Daarbij lezen we elke dag/week een nieuw gedicht, waarvan 1 woord ontbreekt. Samen filosoferen we over het woord dat mist.

We maken in Year 3-4 een start met dansen op gedichten. Bij year 5-6 gaan we beginnen met het schrijven van eigen gedichten aan de hand van volksverhalen.

Voor spelling oefenen we deze week nog even extra op de categorieën die aan bod komen tijdens de citotoetsen!

MANDARIN

Mandarin Y6 MNDC1 -Mr Li

Homework for this weekend: Match the picture with the answer; copy the Chinese characters; Complete the sentences; reading comprehension; write sentences  according to the pictures.

This week we will continue to learn Lesson 12. Students be able to read the first part of Text 2.

Mandarin Y6 MNDC2 - Ms Zhang

Homework for this weekend: Finish the worksheet on Lesson 13

Next week  we will continue to learn Lesson13 text 2.

Mandarin Y6 MNDC3 -Ms Ma

Homework for this weekend: Finish worksheet on Lesson 4.

Next week we will continue learning Lesson4 focus on combining weather with temperature.

Mandarin Y6 C4-Ms Li

Homework for this weekend: Finish worksheet on Lesson 8.

Next week we will have start to study Lesson9—Occupation (part 1).

Mandarin Y6 MNDCN-Ms Zhou and Ms He

本周作业:准备下周一听写,完成课外阅读。

下周我们将开始学习《钓鱼的启示》,能正确、流利、有感情地朗读课文,理解课文内容,仔细体会“我”的心理变化过程。

MFL

Year 5/6 French – Miss Donacien

This weekend’s homework is to revise the following vocabulary.

le football, le netball, le hockey, le skate, le badminton, le tennis, le karaté, les fléchettes, j’aime, j’adore, je n’aime pas, je déteste, que penses-tu?

Next week in class we will revise jái, and learn tu as, il a, elle a and nous avons (parts of avoir). 

Year 5/6 French - Ms Caldwell

This weekend’s homework is to choose an activity from our Shared Learning Homework Grid.

Next week in class, we will be revising the verb ‘etre’ and will continue to use this to create basic sentences.  

Year 5 / 6 French – Ms De Borger

Next week we will practise giving directions in French.  We will do a `vocabulary treasure hunt ` in the school, following the teacher`s directions to collect our key words for the topic. 

This week`s homework be reviewing and uploading your presentation of Shanghai to your Seesaw account.

Key Vocabulary: à gauche, à droite, tout droit, tournez, prenez, allez, la première, la deuxième,la rue

Year 5/6  Spanish -  Ms Watson

This weekend’s homework is to retell the Mexican legend in Spanish. In your own words.

Next week in class, we will look at more legends from Spanish speaking countries.

Year 5/6  Spanish -  Dr Cattel

Homework: write down the birthdays of 5 family members/friends

Next week we will practise the numbers 32-60

Year 5/6  Spanish -  Ms Martinez

This weekend’s homework is to continue working from the homework grid.

Next week in class, we will learn the story of The Tortoise, and about odds and evens.

Year 5/6 Native German – Ms. Welz

Die Hausaufgabe für diese Woche ist im Booklet auf Seite 6 Nummer 1 + 2: Die Kinder sollen die Bilder und Texte ausschneiden und sie im Booklet auf die Rückseite von Seite 5 in der richtigen Reihenfolge einkleben. Anschließend sollen sie die Stockwerke des Waldes benennen. Wenn sie wollen, können sie das Bild natürlich gerne auch anmalen.

Nächste Woche werden wir weiterhin Lesestrategien erarbeiten und anwenden. Die Kinder sollen Texten Informationen entnehmen, sie notieren und wiedergeben.

Year 5/ 6 MND06L1 - Ms Wang

Homework for this weekend: to complete task 1 on the worksheet from the book “Going to be late”

Next week we will continue making our book on “going to be late” and start to prepare to act out a scene for “going to be late”.

Year 5/ 6 Mandarin MND06L2 - Ms He

This weekend’s homework is to complete the word search puzzles and translate words from English to Chinese (according to book 8).

Next week in class, we will continue to read book 8 “They like my pictures”. The students will learn how to make the negative form with ‘have’ ‘ 没有’and how to use the modal particle ‘了’.

Year 5/ 6 Mandarin MND06L3 - Ms Wong

This weekend’s homework is to practise and record a rhyme related to relatives.

Next week in class, we will start YCT1 Book 8 and learn to talk about our family in greater depth.

Year 5/ 6  Mandarin MND06LN - Ms Zhang

本周作业: 观察一样熟悉的事物(动物,学习用品等)并完成观察记录。

下周学生们将仿照《橘子的自述》完成一篇说明文。

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