Skipping and speeches!

This week we have been very busy writing powerful speeches about endangered animals. Some of us even got a chance to present these to Year 5. We learned...

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This week we have been very busy writing powerful speeches about endangered animals. Some of us even got a chance to present these to Year 5.

We learned to use the following features in our writing:

  • Rhetorical questions
  • Power of three
  • Emotive language
  • Fronted adverbials
  • Present tense

Monday features of speech

In maths, we investigated the relationship between multiplication and division and practised using our times tables for division equations.

Thursday independent Tuesday independent

On Thursday, we all took part in a skipping workshop and learned how to show courage when playing sports. We all challenged ourselves to find a way of skipping that worked for us!

https://www.skipbeatz.com/ This is the website if anyone wants to get a skipping rope to practise their skills.

Learning next week:

We will be learning to write instructions and using this to make a delicious, healthy sandwich.

In maths we will be identifying 2D and 3D shapes. Why don’t you do a shapes hunt at home over the weekend to get ready? shape hunt

Important notices:

  • Thank you to everyone who has donated and given consent for our Zoology trip, we still have a few people missing so please do this by Monday. The zoology school trip is available to sign up to on ParentMail under the payments tab, then shop at the bottom of the screen.
  • We are still looking for parent volunteers for our trip so please let us know via email if you are available. (4 for Skylarks, 1 for Swifts,¬† 3 for Robins).
  • Thank you for helping the children take responsibility and care of their school uniform. Please remind them to wear this with pride and to remember their PE kits on PE days. Please could you also help us by making sure all children have their hair tied up. Children should¬† not be wearing dangling earrings or other pieces of jewellery as this can cause injuries, this is especially important on PE days to ensure everyone is safe.
  • We are taking part in the Sustrans Big Walk and Wheel (previously Big Pedal), beginning on 21st March and ending on 31st. This is to encourage everyone to travel to school in sustainable ways (walk, scooter, cycle) when possible.