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Curriculum Update

Language
This term, our focus will be on non-fiction texts and poetry.  The children have chosen their own personal novel this term to encourage Enjoyment and Choice.  THey are given 5/10 minutes per day to read their novel and are being encouraged to read at home also. 

We are continuing our Active Literacy where the children take a more active approach to learning the phonemes as well as a range of spelling rules and strategies to help spell common words. 



Suggested Activities/Websites:
www.spellingcity.com

 


Maths
In Numeracy and Mathematics, we are working with Money with a focus on Budgeting.  We are also learning about Angles, Symmetry and Transformation.  We have also been using Excel spreadhseets to create graphs. 

 
Suggested Activities/Websites:


Easimaths - Access via GLOW


 

Topic  
This term , our topic is Europe.  THe children have been set a personal research task that they have been asked to complete at home and then bring in to present to the class.  This is due on Wednesday 22nd Novemeber. 


Suggested Activities/Websites:

http://europa.eu/kids-corner/index_en.htm
http://www.ducksters.com/
https://www.factmonster.com/countries


 

Additional Information
P.E on a Monday and a Wednesday (from 20th November as swimming will end the week before).
Please ensure your child is able to take earings out or cover them up on PE days. 
 
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Class News
Primary 5/6 with Mrs McBrearty/Mr Ramage
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The children have all settled in well to Primary 5/6 and are all working hard.