Given the restrictions that we currently have in what we can do, I’ve decided to give my daughter a holiday project. She is going to spend the two week holiday pretending to be a travel agent and will research a different country every day. She is going to put together a brochure describing places to visit, traditional food, festivals, weather, traditional music, places to stay and anything else interesting about the country. If any of you would like a holiday project then I thought you might like to do this too. You never know, you might find a country that you would love to visit one day! Entirely optional of course.
Try this maths booklet if you want to carry on a bit of work this holiday.
Follow this link for the YouTube tutorial https://youtu.be/YVkJPCp_1UQ
Happy Easter Class 7
Well it’s the last day of term today which means that you will have a two week break from home schooling. We would usually make your families an Easter card and send them home, but it would be lovely if you could make the class an Easter card, take a photograph of it and message me it through Dojos. I can then post them for the whole class to see here, on Twitter and Dojos. They’ll keep us all smiling. Also, have a go at making chocolate rice crispy nests or Easter buns and send me pictures of those too. I hope that you all have a very happy Easter and I will be back online to help you with your home schooling on Monday 20th April.
Check out our Dojo account for story time with Mrs France.
Do you love listening to stories? We've read quite a few this year, Harry the Poisonous Centipede, The Magic Finger, The Abominables, Ferno the Fire Dragon to name a few. If you're missing our daily storytime then follow this link to listen to stories online for free.
Welcome to Class 7.We have lots of exciting topics to learn about this year including History Makers, Save Our World and Battles and Invasions. We will also be doing plenty of Science Investigations and Music making amongst other things so there is lots to look forward to.
Welcome to online learning in Class 7.
It is important that you check your Purple Maths' emails and To Do lists to keep up to date with the tasks that I will be setting you each day. Expect to be doing some reading and SPAG work, number and topic maths and one other subject each day.
I will also use Twitter and this page of the website to keep you and your parents updated.
Whilst the sun is shining, try to get out for a bit of fresh air and exercise. At least the wind and rain seem to be gone for now.
I'm looking forward to seeing what you all manage to achieve over the next few weeks.
Take care everyone.
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We listened to 'The Truth Pixie' by Matt Haig as well as an interview on Kids Radio where he talked about his sequel 'The Truth Pixie Goes to School'. This inspired us to create our own Truth Pixies and it made us think about how to be a true and honest friend. We also made friendship mobiles to hang in our classroom to remind us about all the qualities we discussed.
The Brilliant Bag company have asked us to find reflective materials to go on their new school book bags. We have predicted which materials will be the best for the purpose.
We are using the pictures below which are taken from 'Journey' by Aaron Becker to predict what might be happening so that we can write our own stories. We have realised that this is a magic book because it is telling a different story to each of us.
Hooray! We managed to persuade the Texan property developer to stop destroying the Amazon Rainforest in order to build fancy hotels. We all spoke really clearly and our arguments were very persuasive.
Learning about biomes, climate and weather from an atlas.
Rainforest weather forecasts
Did you know that in our country we talk more about the weather than in lots of other countries? In class 7 we have been finding out why they probably don’t need a weather forecast. Please watch our forecasts to find out why. Have they managed to be ‘tongue in cheek’?
Fire Safety Talk
We have been trying to plan a healthy menu for the week keeping our fats and sugars to a minimum and increasing the amount of fruit and vegetables. We even discovered that some of our favourite crops have sugar in them!
This week we are writing thank you letters to our families for all of the experiences, gifts and food that we enjoyed over our Christmas holidays. Today we have been working on descriptive phrases that we can include.
A musical concert
Thank you to Mr Dodd and Mrs Mellor for giving us a lovely introduction to the instruments that they teach in a special concert for years 1,2 and 3 this afternoon.
If anyone would like to learn a musical instrument at school, then just let Mrs Gillespie know in the school office.
Greatest Scientist Debate
Fabulous speaking and listening during our class debate. We concluded that Louis Pasteur, Marie Curie and Alexander Fleming all made amazing discoveries and are still saving lives today.
Winter scenes for the classroom.
Today we have been making posters to advertise our baubles, marshmallow snowmen and wooden tree decorations that we have made and will be selling at the school Christmas fair.
First of all we had to carefully measure 2 cm along the edge of our paper to make strips of paper that were all exactly the same width and length. We then followed some quite detailed instructions to make beautiful paper baubles.
Having fun tasting foods made from milk and curdling milk to launch our topic about Louis Pasteur.