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Primary 3/4 Flying Saucers

Spontaneous Creativity - The snow inspired us to be creative

January- February


This half term we will be focusing on:

Literacy: Non-Chronological Report writing - structure, layout, heading, sub-headings, paragraphs, diagrams,

High Frequency words - ongoing

Understanding what they read

Identifying speech marks, commas and apostrophes when reading

Numeracy: Mental Maths, ongoing simple addition subtraction, use of strategies to solve questions, 1/2, 1/4 of shapes and quantities, measure focus - time, money, cm, ml,

Problem Solving: using equipment

Thinking Skills and Personal Capabilities: Managing Information

PDMU - Forgiveness/Love

Topic: Space the children will explore Planets in our Solar System, dwarf planets, astronauts, gravity, space facts, visit the Planetarium, research using I-pads and use their imagination to create.



Owl visit - Reading The Owl who was Afraid of the Dark inspired us to have a visit from a real owl.

Being Creative - Paired Owl Artwork

Look for a Pattern. We used our whiteboards to create different possibilities that a necklace could have. We all came up with different ideas.

Changing Shapes - We had great fun creating new things with lots of different shapes. We used: creativity, self-management and team-work to change and develop our ideas.


This half term we will be focusing on:

Literacy: Recount writing - beginning, middle, end, correct order, written in the past tense.

High Frequency words

Understanding what they read

Numeracy: Revision of simple Adding, Subtracting, use of strategies to solve questions, 2D Shape,

Problem Solving: Look for a pattern

Thinking Skills and Personal Capabilities: Self-Management

PDMU - Friendship

Topic: All Change - Children will look at changes in history, local area, themselves and materials.

Our New Class

Our New Class 1