Happy New Year everyone!
I hope you've all had a fantastic Christmas holidays and enjoyed spending time with your family. Welcome to the new term where we will be starting our online learning journey from today. I will upload activities on Hwb and Seesaw daily for you to complete. You can complete and save your work on J2e and Seesaw or if you wish you can email your work to me at SumpterJ5@hwbcymru.net
I look forward to hearing from you.
Week Beginning 19th October
Maths – We began looking at column addition yesterday. Have a go at completing the following sums. Washington (5 digits) Florida and New York (3 digits) Hawaii (3 digits no regrouping)
English – Write an entry for a diary. You can choose to write it from Omri or Little Bull’s point of view about the first day they meet.
Once finished go through the checklist to see if you have included all the features of diary writing.
Date and/or time
Written in first person (I, we, our)
Written in past tense
Include time conjunctions (first, after that)
Create a timeline of the Iroquois tribe history. Place the most important events in order.
You can also use this time to start your Half Term Project
Stay safe and I will see you all after Half Term.
It was lovely seeing some of you in school this week and being able to work through some of the tasks. I will attach another English booklet for those of you who managed to work through the one I put on last week. The Maths this week is a fun mystery where you need to solve the clues - you can use a calculator if you have to.
I can't wait to see some of you this week and catch up with what you have been doing during lockdown. Remember, if you are not coming back in I can still see your work if you do it on HWB. I have added the Talk4Writing pack that I will be doing in class this week. Try and use j2e5 to write your poems - I can share them with the children who are coming in so that we can all help each other.
For maths this week I have added some Emoji maths sheets - try and make up your own to challenge your parents.
I hope you are all looking forward to enjoying another week of fantastic weather. This week we are going to focus on some science fun. Ancient Romans had no need for dentists, because of one food they didn't eat. Modern dental hygiene would have been quite unnecessary for ancient Romans living in Pompeii, as they had impressively healthy teeth. What do you think the one food they didn't eat was?Though Pompeii citizens never used toothbrushes or toothpaste, they had healthy teeth thanks to their balanced and healthy diet, similar to what we now call the Mediterranean diet.
Try the experiments and activities below.
For maths this week please do the following pages.
Y4 Book 3 pages 10 - 12 (Negative Numbers)
Y3 Book 3 pages 10 - 12 (Ordering Fractions)
I have changed the link to the books - hopefully this will make it easier to access them.
Hope you are all well and ready for some more activities on the Romans this week. You can read the story of Romulus and Remus and have a go at drawing your own story map. I've included a link for a BBC music programme on the Romans - something a bit different.
The links for the Abacus Text Books are below.
Try to complete pages 4-9 this week.
Even although we haven't had the best weather, I hope you are still all managing to get plenty of fresh air and exercise. I can see that some of you have been looking at the work on Romans on HWB - I hope you are enjoying this topic. If you use J2e5 for your online work, I am able to see it and comment on it. I love seeing what you have done, so please try and use your HWB account as much as possible.
This week I have added some work on Roman Numerals and Roman Mosaics. You can print out the Roman Numeral Booklet or write the answers in your books.(The answer sheet is for parent eyes only!) I've added a link for making Roman Mosaics online but have a go at making your own with cut up bits of coloured paper - much more fun.
Some parents have been asking about the Active Learn login.
The children should know their own login details and the school code is:
Topmarks is another very useful website for English and Maths skills practice. https://www.topmarks.co.uk/
Keep up with Welsh (and Spanish) by using another free to use website:
Teach your Monster to Read is a series of games which helps children to master the key stages of reading.
It’s free to play on a PC and laptop, or you can download the Teach Your Monster to Read app from the app store on phones and tablets.
To play on the website, visit https://www.teachyourmonstertoread.com/u/5042718
You can log in to your child’s game using these details.
Username: First name and first letter of surname eg Mary Jones – MaryJ
During the school closure the children can access some activities on the Twinkl Go website. They can login with the following codes:
Reading Comprehension A29308
All About Me 014562
Welcome to Foxes!
Welcome to Class 3/4's new website section. Please have a look around all the parts of our new website.
Have you seen the Kids' Zone? Play games and visit some cool websites. You can vote for your favourites.
Welcome to the new term.
Our new topic this term is:
19th 0ctober 2017
Today we have been busy following instructions to make cheese scones. We measured and mixed and kneaded.
They were scrumdiddlyumptious!!!!
17th October 2017
Today Rhys Williams from Aspire Sports Academy visited us. We took part in fun physical activities.
We had a great time! If you have been sponsored please send your money in by Friday. Thank you for supporting us.
12 October 2017
Today we have been following instructions to make the perfect mud pie!
11th October 2017
We enjoyed playing glockenspiels and xylophones in our Music lesson this morning.
26th September 2017
Today we went on a trip to Tesco. We visited the bakery. The ovens were huge. The bread and cookies smelled delicious.
We have lots of ideas for activities back at school. Thank you Tesco and Diane for allowing us to visit the store.
We had a great time!
Our new topic is Scrumdiddlyumptious!
5th June 2017
Layers of the Earth lyrics.
26th May 2017
Today we have been learning about the layers of the earth. We used playdough to make models and cut them open to reveal the layers. It was lots of fun!!
18th May 2017
Our new topic is Tremors.
18th May 2016
Congratulations to the Year 3/4 Bulb Buddies for completing the Spring Bulbs for Schools Project.
Congratulations on achieving your Swimming Awards!
Congratulations to the pupils who have achieved their Silver Merit Award and are on their way to earning their Gold Award. Keep up the good work.
Well done to the pupils we have achieved their Bronze Merit Award and are on their way to achieving their Silver Award. Keep up the good work!
5th April 2017
Today we are taking our Spring bulbs home. Some of us are still waiting for them to flower so we will keep checking and note the date and height of the plant when a flower appears.
13th March 2017
P.C.Price visited us today to give us important advice on how to stay smart online.
13th March 2017
Last Wednesday we had our first crocus flower as part of the Spring Bulbs for School project.
10th March 2017
Today we have had a Fairtrade Friday. We have researched what Fairtrade means and created leaflets. We have also completed Fairtrade maths problem solving and wordsearches. Our favourite activity of the day has been making Fairtrade Chocolate Brownies. They were delicious!
16th January 2017
This week we are learning about fractions. Check out the new activities in the Numeracy section.
13th January 2017
This term we are Urban Pioneers!
The new floor.
14th December 2016
Today we have enjoyed a wonderful Christmas Party!! Thank you parents for providing us with a delicious feast!!
29th November 2016
This week we are positioning numbers on a numberline. Check out the Topmarks link in the Numeracy section.
15th November 2016
Today we were treated to a play and workshop by the Food Standards Agency. We had lots of fun learning about food hygiene and key facts to prevent food poisoning.
8th November 2016
Lilybeth brought a Predator Plant kit into school. Today we have sown Venus Flytrap and Pitcher seeds. They can take several months to germinate so we will have to be patient. Thanks Lilybeth!
1st November 2016
This week we are learning our times tables. There are some useful links in the Numeracy section.
20th October 2016
We are using ICT to create pupil predators for the Innovate Stage of our topic. Who do you recognise?
20th October 2016
We are taking part in the Spring Bulbs for Schools investigation. Today is planting day! We have each planted a daffodil and crocus bulb and will care for them and record weather data over the next few months.
12th October 2016
Today we have dissected owl pellets to find out what owls eat.
11th October 2016
Today we had some birds of prey visit us. We found out lots of information about the flying predators.
24th June 2016
Today we have been learning about the lives of children in other countries.
This week you'll be getting passwords to the ActiveLearn website. Here, you'll be able to complete fun homework activities that will link to the work you are doing in maths.
A huge thank you for some of the most fantastic foxes. Your efforts are as always greatly appreciated.
Our class winner was Caitlin Hughes -well done Caitlin!
Unfortunately not the ones with chocolate chips.
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