Happy 2017!

What has been happening in Lime Class so far this term?

First of all, we welcomed Oscar to our class. He has come all the way from Australia.

Our new topic is ‘Wish you were Here’, a geography topic where we will be focusing on European countries with a coastline on the Mediterranean. As an introduction, we have found and named the Continents and Oceans of the world, used laptops and iPads to find the answers to any questions we had and then we completed a jigsaw map of Europe. We were each given one or two countries to cut out, find in our Atlases and then name. As we put the jigsaw together Mrs Chapman gave us the countries name and flag to put in our books. The completed puzzle is on our display.

In English Mrs Elsden has been teaching us how to improve our story writing. We have been using an Italian folk story as our inspiration. Here are some of our text maps

We performed the introduction in the KS2 school meeting on the first Friday back. We have worked on: expanding our use of adjectives, using inverted commas and starting our paragraphs with fronted adverbials. We are really enjoying this work and will explain more and share the results in our class assembly at the end of this term.

In Maths we have been using decimals! We have looked at the value of a decimal fraction ( tenths and hundredths) and ordered these. We then looked at decimals in money and measure. We can add and subtract decimals in the context of money😀.

In PE we are doing Judo and Tag Rugby and we are very excited about this! We have had two great judo lessons so far

On Friday we used the paintings of Joan Miro, a Spanish artist, as inspiration for these lovely drawings

Happy New Year everyone

from all in Lime Class

3 thoughts on “Happy 2017!

  1. Gosh, Lime class really have been busy! I can’t believe how much they have done already this term. I love the artwork – some really inspired pieces – and I look forward to seeing your finished jigsaw atlas.

  2. Welcome Oscar!
    I’ve really enjoyed catching up with your blog Lime class as I’ve not been able to read it for a couple of months. You’ve been ever so busy and look like you’ve been learning lots and having fun too !

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