Year 3:In maths this week, the children have been working hard on placing a variety of fractions on number lines by accurately recognising their values. Next week we will be using all our knowledge on fractions so far to identify equivalent fractions.
The children have thoroughly enjoyed English this week as they got to create their own mythical creature for our class book ‘ Mrs Noah’s Pockets.’ We then went on to describe what our creature looked like using adjectives and similes. We will be publishing this work and it will go into our own pop-up books which we will be creating and adding to next week.
Year 4:This week in year 4, we have been looking at our planet, the layers of Earth, the hemispheres and comparing South and North America. We have created tectonic plates and discussed how they move around using soup and toast!
In English, we have been looking at exciting vocabulary to describe different areas of a mountain. We are going to begin our own descriptive writing next week. In Maths, we have been learning about fractions. We have looked at what a third and a quarter is and finding a third and a quarter of an amount. We have also looked at what a unit fraction and a non-unit fraction is.
Year 5:This week in English we have been looking at the features of a discussion tex. In Maths, we have been learning about tenths and hundredths as fractions and decimals.
Next week in English we are planning and writing our own discussion text. In Maths we are learning about the relationship between fractions, decimals and percentages.
Year 6: In literacy this week, we have been researching information about The Globe Theatre in preparation for writing a text for a tourist, next week. In maths, we have been learning about the links between fractions, decimals and percentages. Next week we will be learning how to calculate percentages of amounts. In History, we have learnt how to use grid references and more about the different cities in the Maya civilisation. We will be learning more about the city of Chichen Itza next week.