In science week, our focus was the digestive system. We looked at the function of our teeth and processes involved in digestion. We carried out research, experiments and made models that demonstrated the function of the digestive system. The children had lots of fun!
This term is maths, we are securing our knowledge of times tables and division facts. We are finding fractions of numbers and quantities through using our division knowledge. We have also solved many problems involving fractions of quantities and explaining our method of reasoning.
This term, we are reading the epic tale Beowulf by Michael Morpurgo. We are in the process of writing persuasive arguments to get the villagers to help fight the monster Grendal. The children have written a persuasive magazine article this week and have used a range of persuasive features including rhetorical questions, facts, power of three and causal connectives.
This term in maths, we are looking at money and how we can make totals in more than one way. We’ve begun learning how to add and subtract prices and soon will be looking at giving change.
In science week, the children were given the chance to dissect a ‘poo’ to work out which period of time it came from. Using their investigative skills, they were able to identify the different foods the person had eaten and match it to the diet of somebody from the Stone Age. It was lots of fun!