Cyprus and Ithaca 15.1.18

Cyprus and Ithaca Blog: Week Beginning: 15.1.18

Welcome back to Cyprus and Ithaca class,

In Literacy, we have been continuing our learning on poems. This week we are learning how to:

  • Plan
  • Create
  • Write a poem using similes, rhyming words, alliteration and personification.

In Numeracy, we have been learning how to solve formal multiplication by multiplying 2 and three digit numbers with a single digit. We have also continued our learning on shape and symmetry by building on our prior knowledge of line symmetry and reflection to draw simple symmetric figures.

In Geography, this week have been learning all about the British Isles and investigating what makes up the British Isles.  

In Science, we have been learning about materials and Solids, Liquids and Gasses.   

Your Homework challenge this week is to investigate one country within the EU and create a brochure about that country. You might want to include:

  • Climate
  • Food
  • Famous Landmarks/ Tourist Attractions
  • Fun Facts about your chosen country in Europe

Extra Revision Tasks

Please can parents focus on:

  • Times Tables 2-12
  • Mental maths and number operations using addition, subtraction, multiplication and division
  • Equivalent Fractions
  • Adding and Subtracting Fractions with the same denominator
  • Formal Layout Division and Multiplication
  • Converting Time from 12hr to 24hr and 24hr to 12hr

For Literacy please can parents focus on sentence writing and including:

  • Punctuation
  • Capital letters and full stops
  • Exclamation marks, speech marks, commas, ellipses and brackets
  • Connectives ensuring that sentences make sense
  • Handwriting
  • Spellings

Have a relaxing weekend!!!

Miss Raval and Mrs Winters