CURRICULUM CONTENT FOR JANUARY
Literacy: This month our genre focus will be on Non-Chronological Reports. We will be writing reports to document and organise information.
We will be working to ensure our reports include:
Numeracy: This month we will be revising column addition, subtraction and multiplication. We will be exploring the relationship between 2D and 3D shapes. We will reflect a shape or design using lines of symmetry (horizontal, vertical and diagonal). We will sort, name, recognise and describe 3D shapes, using number of faces, number and length of edges, number of vertices.
Our problem solving strategy will be, ‘Make a list or table’.
WAU: Our new topic will be ‘Birds, Bugs and Beasts’.
PDMU: Our PDMU word of the month is ‘Forgiveness’. It is important to teach Children to forgive and to be forgiven, to move on from past things, to have a healthier mindset.
Thinking Skills and Personal Capabilities: Our TS&PC focus will be ‘Being Creative’.
Today our elections took place in class. Well done to the boys and girls who put themselves forward for the role. They have some fantastic ideas to make our school a more ecofriendly place.
The votes have been counted and the new representatives for our class are very excited! I can’t wait to have our first meeting and make an action plan.
Student Council Elections
Today our elections took place in class. Very well done to the boys and girls who put themselves forward for the role; Caelan, Marianne, Maya, Emily, Aaron, Nathan, Aidan, Riley, Thomas, Sarah-Ann, Ryan and Clodagh. The Children stood up in front of the whole class and gave a speech which explained the qualities they possess which make them great representatives. They have some fantastic ideas which would make our school an even better place to learn.
The votes have been counted and the new representatives for our class are just delighted!
This week as part of our PDMU lessons we have been reflecting on how life has changed for us all since the start of Covid-19. We have paid particular attention to:
P4/5/6 decided that the most important life lessons are: