22nd March 2019
This week we have been revising our times tables and playing Table Mountain.
We enjoyed playing a new game at PE called Pirate Tig. As part of this game we were climbing on an obstacle course.
We have been learning how to multiply by 10 and 100.
On Thursday we wore Odd Socks to raise awareness of Down’s Syndrome and we also enjoyed learning more about it.
On Friday we completed spelling activities.
On Wednesday we celebrated the 100th day of school. We participated in lots of games and activities.
We have been writing about a sinking ship!
Primary 4 website update Friday 15th March
- Throughout the week we have continuously been working on our 3x 4x 5x 6x and 10x tables. We have also been learning to multiply 2 and 3 digit numbers by 3x 4x and 5x.
- On Thursday, at PE we were doing obstacle courses.
- This week we have been practising our skills on the recorder, with Miss Small we learned a new note (G) and another new tune.
- On Friday we went to our brand new library to read some books and had one of Aesop’s Fables read to us.
- We have finally finished our reading books!!
- On Thursday we went into the hall to watch the rehearsal of P5’s World War II assembly which they are sharing with parents on Friday.
- On Monday we went into our skills groups and visited P1-P4 classes. In P1 we did some yoga, in P2 we learned about global goals in P3 we learned that not all children have the same lives around the world as us and in P4 the learning was about food chains.
- We are learning to get on with the people we are sitting beside in our new seats. We had to show that we were responsible when we chose our new seats.
- During our VCOP we were learning to up-level our sentences by thinking of more interesting words to use.
- On Friday in handwriting we learned how to join the letter ‘w’ on to other letters.
- We are working through our literacy SNSAs.
Friday 8th March 2019
Yesterday and today we have been learning how to make and use daily planners.
Over the week we have been finishing off learning about time durations and we have moved on to learning about calendars and planners.
On Friday we took part in World Book Day and dressed as different characters from our favourite books.
On Tuesday it was World War 2 Day. Our classroom was bombed in the Blitz and we had to tided it up and hide under the tables when the air raid siren went off. Lots of people were injured and we had to bandage them up with the help of Dr. Lola and Nurse Grace.
This week we have been doing WW2 freeze frames in drama. We are learning to use our faces and bodies to tell a story and express emotions.
We have been using French dictionaries to look up and translate words. Some people researched the French words for colours, clothes, weather, parts of the body, animals, sports, classroom items and opposites like hot and cold. We are going to use our new French vocabulary to label our classroom.
Ellen and Alice have adapted our French Zombie game, and changed it in to a times tables game.
Throughout the week we have been learning about subtracting with decomposition.
Yesterday we did fitness pyramids in PE to help us build up our stamina.
This week P4 have been learning about the social, cultural and geographical aspects of France. We learned about famous French people, what food is eaten in France, and what sports French people like.
In P4 we have been writing reports in the 3rd person. We have been practicing using different connectives, sub-headings and paragraphs.
Using our French vocabulary knowledge we have been playing a Zombie apocalypse game to help us practice our French conversation skills.
With Mrs. Bruce we have been learning how to multiply using arrays.
Rationing was important during WW2, P4 have been finding out why.
Some of P4 have been doing the SNSA tests.
Friday 8th February 2019
Throughout the week we have been learning time durations, o'clock, quarter past, half past and quarter to.
Our class has made lots of WW2 projects, for example: Spitfire aeroplanes, Anderson Shelters and gas masks.
This week we went on a museum trip to learn about WW2.
In maths we have been learning how to subtract with decomposition.
Our class has been making fact ribbons about ourselves and learning that we are all unique.
We have been making WW2 evacuation cards and are starting to make suitcases to go with them.
P4 and P5 have been enjoying reading Carrie's War and Friend or Foe.
We are learning a new recorder tune called Swing Time Stroll.
We have been learning to join the letter 'o' to different letters in handwriting.
We are starting a block of PE with Miss Guthrie.
Our class have been enjoying playing drama games, for example Freeze Frames.
With Miss Small we have been making Chinese Money Wallets and doing mindful colouring.
We have been learning about Chinese New Year and watched a Lion Dance.
We have been learning the importance of organising ourselves.
We have been practicing our 3, 4 and 6 times tables.
Friday 1st February 2019
We have had a very busy January in Primary 4.
We have been learning new tunes on the recorder.
I enjoyed hot seating in Drama. We have been writing about ourselves In 3rd person.
We have been learning lots in our topic about WW2.
In maths we have been improving our subtraction work.
Primary 4 have also been learning about Compound Words.
We have also been calculating time durations.
Friday 7th December 2018
We have been learning how to
- solve money word problems
- count up in 10’s
- do 6 X’s table
- play jingle bells on the recorder
- perform in the nativity
- design and make programmes for the nativity
- join our letters in handwriting
- spell trickier words
- dance ceilidh dances
- make up our own dances
- sew using a running stitch
- use RUCSAC to help us to solve word problems
We have been reading Charlie and the Chocolate factory
We have been learning Jingle Bells on the recorder and we are going to play this at our Nativity. Ellen
We are enjoying learning our lines for Nativity. Anna
We have been enjoying improving our typing skills. Jessica
We have enjoyed making Christmas decorations for the hall. Violet
We have enjoyed working with Miss Barnes. Stella
We have been learning about the decimal point in maths. Ally
We have enjoyed learning our multiplication tables this week. Alexander & Emme
This week we worked hard to play a tune on the recorder. Erin & Ellen
We learned where retired people get money. Jessica & Vivi
With Mrs Bruce we were learning how to 'break' sums to make it easier. Freya & Grace
We know that the clocks change on Sunday. We found out why this happens. Paige & Anna
we started an exciting piece of writing about being rich or poor. Alyx & Violet
We have been improving the presentation of our work.
We have been rounding to the nearest 10 and 100 in Numeracy. Ally & Freya
IWe have also been learning about Tessellation. Erin & Ellen
In PE we have been working on improving our chest passing. Stuart & Lauren
On Tuesday we enjoyed learning more about Growth Mindset. Alyx & Anna
In PE wit Miss Warren we have also been working on our pace. Violet & Emme
This week we got to do some 'free' writing. We really enjoyed this. Alice & Lewis
We enjoyed completing our Mindfulness colouring. Alexander & Paige
In PE we completed the beep test. Jessica & Lola
In Primary 4 we really enjoy our independent activities. Stella
Today we have looked at similarities and differences. Grace
We designed symmetrical bugs! Vivi
We played games in Drama. Stella
In PE we have been working on our throwing and catching. Vari
IN RME we are learning more about Food and Festivals. Emme
In PE we have been working on getting stronger. Ellen
We have been learning about Place Value and we have been working with 5 digit numbers. Lauren
We have been learning about Inheritance. Grace
Our handwriting is getting better. Jessica
We enjoyed writing about people who inspire us! Freya
We all enjoy Scottish Country Dancing. Stella
We have been drawing pictures of ourselves and our families in Topic. Vivi
We brought in family pictures as part of our topic. Vari
Primary 4 is lots of fun. Lola