Maths fun

This morning our maths meeting was led by Calum. Calum imitated the teacher to deliver a great session. He was amazing at supporting the younger children too.

After that we practiced some maths mastery style questions. There was great reasoning by all.

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What are feelings?

This morning we explored feelings. How do certain feelings look? What makes us have those feelings?

We then did some drama, we acted out a scene from the Famous Five book (Five go to Treasure Island). We had to use these expressions to show the emotions the characters were feeling throughout the scene.

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Maths magic

We really impressed Miss Astle and Miss Wogan with our understanding of place value. We could talk about what each number meant and say which element was the biggest.

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The difference between what we know and what we infer.

This morning we used an inference circle to sort out facts we knew about Kirrin Island (the inner circle) compared to things we can infer (the second circle. We realised that we were really good at using our past experiences to help us think shot what an island looks like and also using clues in the text.

Not only were we fab at this but we were also amazing collaborators working within our team to find the information

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Revising our bar charts

Last week we look at what we’d been doing over the summer but we wanted to find out more.
We wanted to know what the most popular activity was during the Summer holidays. After much pondering we remembered we could use a tally and a bar chart.

Here we are recapping how to draw a tally and a bar chart.

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Using inference

This morning we started reading about the famous five and their adventures to Kirrin island. We noticed the author used lots of great adjectives to describe the characters but had to use clues to figure out why this told us about their personalities.
We started off by predicting what the book was about.


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What an amazing first day back.

This morning we had to stretch our questioning skills to find out which of our class mates had completed each of the activities.
We then picked up our pencils for the first time in awhile and wrote some sentences.

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Ben

Ben

Where have you been? Cleethropes

What did you do?
Make my own sand castle

Who with?
My family

What was the best bit? Getting some Pokemon cards lots of good ones

Would you do it again?
Yes

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Ben

Ben

Where have you been? Wentworth Farm

What did you do? Feed animals, went on the park, are cake and bouncy castle
Who with?
Jaime
What was the best bit? Eating cake and going on bouncy castle

Would you do it again?

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Jamie

Jamie

Where have you been? Cub camp

What did you do? Everything, it was amazing we did abseiling, climbing wall, zip wire, low rope, puzzles, games camp fires

Who with? Daisy was there with Beavers and Kyle and Molly from my class were there with Cubs too

What was the best bit? All of it

Would you do it again? Definitely, but I’ll be moving up to Scouts in September after my birthday

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