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What’s Happening In Derwent And Foss This week?

Posted On 13 Oct 2014
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English:

This week we are writing our diary entry that we have planned.

Spellings, Punctuation and Grammar: 

We are continuing to look at different sentence openers including adverbs, action verbs and similes.

 

Maths:

We will be solving focusing on X.

The children in Mrs Fletcher’s group will be looking at using arrays for example

XXXX
XXXX
XXXX

3X4=  12

(put four dots in three groups to find the answer)

Then the grid method, for example 13×3 =

We use dots (arrays) and partition them to make it easier.

XXXXXXXXXX  XXX       10X3= 30

XXXXXXXXXX. XXX        3X3=9                     13X3=30+9=39

XXXXXXXXXX. XXX

The children in Mr Willson’s group will be looking at the grid method for multiplication.

15 x 3=

x 3
10 30
5 15

 

Topic:  We are looking at google earth and finding islands.  We will also be working on bird eye views when drawing maps, looking at a country and finding information about it such as the culture, food, history, traditions etc and then designing our own island and writing a travel guide for it.

Show and Tell (Derwent Class – Tuesday): 

Megan, JD, Abigail, Rebekah

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