P4/5 have learning fun!

A very busy week for primary 4/5 as usual.

Mrs Hilferty was working with some groups, doing that magical thing that she does…

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We were looking at the features of a newspaper article. How do you know it’s a newspaper article, and not a story/recipe/poem etc? The children were trying to find an article with ALL the features.

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Introducing our Class Representatives!

Health Promoter Samuel

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Pupil Council Josselyn and Lily

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Eco Schools Representative Caelan

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Unikid Sienna

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and Junior Road Safety Officer Robert

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We had a session with our reading books, trying to think of big, fat, juicy questions, for when we had a discussion about the books.

Skinny questions are just straight recall of fact, (eg ‘what colour was the boy’s jumper?’) but fat questions make you think or express an opinion. (eg ‘ How would you have felt if this had happened to you?’) This is very tricky, so we spend a long time on this in term 1.

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Finally, on Friday, we did some Problem Solving with toothpicks. Can you solve the problems? Ask your children for the solutions if you get stuck…

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Remove ONE toothpick to make 3 perfect squares

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Make this wrong sum correct by moving only one pencil. (Your brilliant children found 3 ways to do this!)

 

 

 

What are the least number of moves you can make, to have the dog facing the other way?