Welcome to Wonderland's Class page.
Our staff: Mrs Wright, Mrs Jackson and Mrs Hiorns
Our Busy week 16.11.18
This week's vocabulary: circuit, trudge, dawdle, famished, subheading
Yet another busy week! In Maths, we consolidated our work on subtraction by doing more reasoning and problem solving activities. In Literacy, the children planned and wrote their hot task- an information text on a topic of their choice. The children did well and most included titles, subheadings, technical words, paragraphs, questions and facts. These pieces of work will soon be up on our wall so please feel free to come in to read them. In Science, we worked our how to build a simple electrical circuit and had great fun connecting all the pieces together. We then discussed why various "circuits" would NOT work!
Our Busy Week 9.11.18
This week's vocabulary: electricity, power source, battery, mains, cell
This week Wonderland started work on something the Romans did not have - electricity! We learned about the difference between battery powered and mains electricity and the dangers electricity can cause. In Literacy we did some grammar work on what makes a question and on the 2 uses of apostrophes. Ask your child if they can remember what these are or give an example. We also began our shared writing work- writing an information text or report on Hensall School using our model of Gladiators. In Maths, we began work on subtraction using a written formal layout and will continue this next week. Finally, we thought about what the Romans have done for us- roads, drains, money, buildings, numbers, words, food and much more!
Our Busy week 19.10.18
Vocabulary- gladiator, arena, Colisseum
This week in Literacy we started our new Talk for Writing work on Information texts. We are learning a text about Roman gladiators. Ask your child if they can remember any facts about the gladiators. We learnt there were lots of different types of gladiator. In Maths, we worked on negative numbers and began some work on mentally adding or subtracting multiples of 10 using what we already know. eg 7+6=13 so 70 +60=130.
In Science we continued our work on Digestion. On Thursday we visited Doncaster Museum to do 2 workshops. The children had a wonderful time and do please look at the photos .
Our Busy Week 12.10.18
Vocabulary: artefacts, strigil
This week, the children looked at Roman artefacts and worked out what things were made of or what they were used for. ask your child if they can remember what a strigil was used for. Clue: washing/ bathing.
We also did lots of work on Roman Numerals. I , V, X , L , C, D, M
Can you make up some calculations?
In literacy we did an assessed piece of writing on the digestive system and started a new unit on information report writing.
Our Busy Week 5.10.18
Vocabulary: oesophagus, stomach, small intestine, large intestine, rectum, anus
As you can see from our vocabulary, we learnt a lot of new things in Science- about the human digestive system. We also prepared for our fabulous Residential to Castleton. Please do look at the photographs in the Gallery section. I'm sure you'll agree that the children had a wonderful time!
Our Busy Week 28.9.18
This week's vocabulary: smart- as an adjective and as a noun.
What a busy week ! We had House Team Day on Tuesday and Tag Rugby activities on Thursday- please do look at the pictures below or on the Gallery section for House Team Day. In class, we've been doing more work on The Incredible Book eating Boy, thinking carefully about adjectives and how to use them effectively. in Maths, we've counted on in steps of 100 or 1000 and tried hard to explain how we know an answer. ie the reasoning side of Maths work. In History, we completed making our Roman shields and learned why the Romans came to Britain and why the Roman army was so successful.
CONGRATULATIONS TO OUR NEW YEAR 3 AND YEAR 4 SCHOOL COUNCIL REPRESENTATIVES:
Year 3 Madison Turner and Jacob Potton
Year 4 Daisy Wilson and Alfie Tunningley
Our Busy week 21.9.18
Vocabulary: peered, peeked, omnivore, herbivore, carnivore
This week, the children did lots of work on punctuating speech and dialogue. we used drama to help us work out what the characters might say- see the pictures below! We also looked at the difference between peeked and peered! In Science we did more work on the different types of teeth in animals while in Maths we began to count on and back in 10s, 100s and 1000s. We are particularly keen to get the children to explain how they know something- this will help them with the Reasoning side of maths as they move up school.
Our Busy week 14.9.18
Vocabulary : molar, canine, incisor, digestion, incredible
This week, Wonderland started work in Science on Digestion. We looked at the different types of teeth and worked out that humans have different types because they eat different types of food. Jack correctly said TRexs were carnivores so they would probably only have canines.
Our Literacy work will be linked to Science over the next few weeks. We began work on "Oliver Jeffers presents The Incredible Book-eating Boy"
In Maths we ordered and compared numbers using "crocodile mouths" < and > and we also began to round 3 and 4 digit numbers to the nearest 10. On Friday we started painting our Roman shields.