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Different types of soil

Today we’ve been learning about different kinds of soils. We looked at sandy soil, clay soil, chalky soil and loam soil. We used magnifying glasses to look closely at the soil and we tried to make all of the soils into balls. This told us what was the same and what was different about them!

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“Louder” by Rodger Stevens

Today in Literacy we performed a poem! We worked well in pairs or small groups and decided to make a good performance we needed to:

  • Use actions
  • Speak loudly and clearly
  • Use actions
  • Change our voices for the different people speaking

 

We used the way the poem was written to help us decide how we needed to say each line (for example we spoke quietly when the writing was small).

Here is the poem we have practiced performing today, maybe you could have a go at home!

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Potion Making

Today we had lots of fun in maths! We made a magical potion to banish monsters. There were lots of disgusting ingredients we needed to use like troll’s bogies and ogre’s sick, yuck! We used our measuring skills to pour the right amount into our bowl, stirred it 5 times and said some magical words to make the potion work. IMG_2463[1]

Clay Pots Part 1!

Today we started making our Ancient Greek pots! First we made a slip pot and a base. Then we made worms and attached them to the base to build up the sides. We used wooden tools and slip to stick the worms on so that they didn’t fall off. We are going to put handles on our pots this afternoon and then paint them next week so watch this space! IMG_2441[1].JPG

Buying a new class carpet!

Today we decided we wanted to buy a new carpet! We measured the size of our carpet squares using a measuring tape and then counted how many squared we needed on our carpet.

Then we realised we needed to find out how much one square cost. Luckily Miss Croxall had already found a company selling them for £15 each. We used a grid method to multiply the number of squares we needed by the cost and worked out that a new carpet would cost £360.

We are going to write a letter to Mr Sieczkarek to see if we can have one. IMG_2389[1].JPG