On Tuesday 5th February, we looked further at the digestive system where we created our own digestive system where we digested weetabix it was pretty disgusting! Sadly, this resulted in many of the children not wanting to eat weetabix ever again.
With the snow, a few girls in the class made a mini snowman that we brought into the class. We had left it for 2 hours to see how much it would melt. We made all made predictions on a post it note to see how much it has melted.
On Thursday 24th January, we had a 30 minute taster session on Judo where we played lots of different games to to learn different judo techniques.
Today (21/1/19) we had a visit from Peter Bakare, a former British Olympian. He came in to induct us into the Nutri-troops. To be successful, we had to learn about the different food groups and the importance of them. We had such a fantastic afternoon learning about the different food groups and competing for our teams!
It was amazing to perform our class assembly in front of our friends and family. We loved sharing our hopes and dreams for 2019 with them.
Crime & Punishment
We have started our new topic crime & punishment, we looked at many gruesome punishments and had to match them up with the crimes.
We have been learning about sound, today we focused on pitch and what makes a high pitch. We conducted two experiments, one we whistled into a glass bottle and the other was tapping the glass with a spoon.
For the next 6 weeks we will be receiving coaching on hula hooping where we will be developing towards create our own dance routine whilst keeping a hula hoop up.
As we are need to know all our time tables by the end of year 4, we have being using the BBC supermovers songs to help us learn them. If you wish to try them at home go onto:https://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/supermovers
We all loved music morning, lot of dancing a fun games to play to make us really feel in the Christmas spirit.
Christmas Party day was such a great success, all the children looking great in their party clothes. Lots of dancing and games played all afternoon. What great fun.
Story night was a great success, our class sang it was on a starry night perfectly. Later in the classroom, we retold the story of The Grinch to help everyone get in the Christmas spirit.
Autumn 2 half termly spellings
These are to be learnt alongside our weekly spellings
Fantastic news, now we have a guitars lesson every week on Thursday afternoon. First week we got to learn some cords as well as learning a medieval song.
Making Crispy Cakes
As our science topic is states of matter, we made crispy cakes by changing chocolate from a solid to a liquid by adding heat. Then by joining with coco pops and leaving them to set in our cool classroom they became a solid again and ready to eat.
This term we are studying a text called Secrets of a Sun King by Emma Carroll. We have been looking at how we could use drama to help us understand how the characters were feeling. We looked at the specific events of Chapter 2.
Richard The Egyptian
To start our Ancient Egypt topic, we received a visit from Richard That History Bloke. He told us lots of important things about Ancient Egypt. We learnt the gruesome process of mummification by taking organs out of a dummy. We studied Egyptian writing of hieroglyphics by writing writing our names on a cartouche.