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This week in Primary 2CF – 17.01.20

Primary 2CF have been excited to see Mr Fergus back this week. We also had an interesting visitor called Fergus. He is a storyteller who sang to us and told us 2 stories about a king and a queen.

Literacy:

Megan – We have been whisper reading with Mrs Doherty.

Isla – We have new reading buddies, we are working with Primary 5. They read us a story.

Zayna – We have been reading a story called “Oi Frog”.

Jacob – We have chosen an animal and writing about the parts of the animal.

Claire – We have been listening to the Gruffalo in Scots.

Erin – We wrote Scottish words to describe the Gruffalo.

Numeracy:

Noah – We have been finding missing numbers in 100.

Angus – We were counting up to and back from 100.

Kian – We have been learning to find hexagons.

Layla – We know what a pentagon is.

Jack – We know that an octagon has eight sides.

Other:

In RME we have been listening to stories that teach us something, our story taught us to be kind to others.

We have been practicing our Scot’s poems, story and songs for the school showcase.

We have been planning our topic learning and we will be learning all about Castles.

This Week in P2/3RS…

We had an exciting morning on Wednesday. Fergus, the storyteller, came to visit us again. The children were thrilled to see Fergus again and remembered lots of the stories and songs he told last year. Let us share the stories Fergus told us this year…

Konrad – We have begun learning about castles. We have begun learning about the outside of castles and have been learning about the Great Hall.

Dylan – Fergus, the storyteller, came to visit us again and we were very pleased to see him! He told us stories about castles.

Amber – He told us a story about Mary Queen of Scots. She lived hundreds of years ago. Even though she had a husband, she wouldn’t let him be King because she wanted to be the Queen by herself.

Leah – She was in a battle and was trapped in a castle. She tried to escape dressed as a boy. One of the guards smelled her perfume and then her friend hit him with a stick, making his eyes go dizzy and then she escaped.

Reece – Fergus told us another story about a nasty King and a rooster.

Olivia – The rooster wanted the King to give him back the penny he stole from him.

Dylan – It was a gold penny.

Emile – The rooster has swallowed a lot of bees and then let them out his mouth and they stung the King so he got his gold penny back which he shared with his owner.

Primary 2CF

This week in Primary 2CF – week beginning: 06.01.20

Primary 2CF have been excited to see each other after the holidays. We have all shared some of our favourite memories from our holiday with one another.

Literacy:

We have been learning to spell harder words by trying our best to sound it out.

We came up with some New Year’s resolutions.

We were reading Quick, Quack Quentin and have been looking at vowels, consonants and alphabetical order.

Numeracy:

We have been learning to count backwards and forwards from 100and playing number games.

We have been learning about 2D shape, I enjoyed the monster shape eating game.

We revised our previous learning and looked at common shapes.

We have been learning about pentagons, hexagons and octagons, I know that octagons have 8 sides.

Other:

In RME we have been listening to stories that teach us something, our story taught us to trust our friends.

We have started to look at Scottish songs and poems for an upcoming showcase at the end of January.

We are looking forward to starting a new topic next week, we have been discussing topic ideas.

This Week in P2/3RS…

Well it might be our first week back but that hasn’t stopped P2/3 beginning 2020 with some super-duper learning. Let us tell you about what we have been learning this week…

Literacy:

Aimee – We have begun reading The Gruffalo in Scots and we have been learning Scottish words like ‘Help ma boab!’

Lucie – We have been learning spelling stories like ‘big elephants can’t always understand smaller elephants.’ This helps us spell because.

Numeracy:

William – We have been learning about symmetry. Symmetry is a line that cuts a picture in half. You can use a mirror to find symmetry.

Amber – We have been practising times tables and division. We have been counting in 2s, 5s and 10s to help us.

Erin – We have been learning about the words ‘less than’ and altogether. ‘Less than’ means you take away and ‘altogether’ means that we add.

IDL:

Emile – We have been learning about Fairtrade.

Marcus – Fairtrade helps farmers.

Malcolm – Fairtrade helps farmers who don’t get paid the right amount for their stuff but Fairtrade is a charity that helps farmers get paid the right amount of money.

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This week in Primary 2 CF

This week in Primary 2CF we have had an interesting visitor who told us all about his job at the post office. He very generously gave each of us a stamp to use on ourvery own letters. Thank you to Russell for his visit. We also participated in the cakes and carols event.  We were very proud of ourselves for singing loudly. We have also continued to learn about the Post office and the jobs that people can do. We have nearly sold out of our stamps, sorted the post and delivered letters. We are also enjoying playing with the new post office in our classroom.

Literacy:

Layla – We have been reading a Squash and a Squeeze and we turned it into a drama.

Erin – We changed what the characters did from the book. 

Erin – We have been reading the Jolly Postman as a class, reading the letters and then trying to write our own.

Kian – We received a letter from the Jolly Postman asking us to keep some used stamps from home.

Jack – We have been whisper reading to our reading buddies (animal soft toys).

Numeracy:

Zayna – We have been learning about money.

Kian – We have been counting real money.

Megan – We have been counting in 2s for 2pences.

Andrew – We have been counting the money and sorting it into groups.

John – Our stamps have cost 10p.We have been counting in 10s.

IDL:

Amber – We have been running a post office.

Angus – We have been advertising our stamps in other classrooms.

Josh – We learned about the post office and we made one in class.

Isla – We have been selling stamps around the school.

Jack – We have been reading the Jolly Postman

 

2 CF

This week in Primary 2CF we have had an interesting visitor who told us all about his job at the post office. He very generously gave each of us a stamp to use on ourvery own letters. Thank you to Russell for his visit. We also participated in the cakes and carols event.  We were very proud of ourselves for singing loudly. We have also continued to learn about the Post office and the jobs that people can do. We have nearly sold out of our stamps, sorted the post and delivered letters. We are also enjoying playing with the new post office in our classroom.

Literacy:

Layla – We have been reading a Squash and a Squeeze and we turned it into a drama.

Erin – We changed what the characters did from the book. 

Erin – We have been reading the Jolly Postman as a class, reading the letters and then trying to write our own.

Kian – We received a letter from the Jolly Postman asking us to keep some used stamps from home.

Jack – We have been whisper reading to our reading buddies (animal soft toys).

Numeracy:

Zayna – We have been learning about money.

Kian – We have been counting real money.

Megan – We have been counting in 2s for 2pences.

Andrew – We have been counting the money and sorting it into groups.

John – Our stamps have cost 10p.We have been counting in 10s.

IDL:

Amber – We have been running a post office.

Angus – We have been advertising our stamps in other classrooms.

Josh – We learned about the post office and we made one in class.

Isla – We have been selling stamps around the school.

Jack – We have been reading the Jolly Postman

 

This Week in P2/3RS…

With Christmas just around the corner, P2/3RS have been working extremely hard to cram in as much learning as possible. Let us tell you about what we have been learning this week…

Literacy:

William – We have been learning about the birth of baby Jesus.

Malcolm – Mary and Joseph travelled to Bethlehem to have a baby called Jesus. Three wise men travelled from the East because they saw a star that was special and they came to a stable with baby Jesus in it.

Olivia – We did a sticking and writing job about the Nativity. We had to stick or write about the Nativity in the right order.

Aimee: We revised our sounds from the last 3 weeks – ss, bl, cl, a-e and i-e.

Numeracy:

Lucie – We have been learning to use cubes or 10 frames to help us count on with our adding.

Archie – We have been learning about division. Division is the opposite of multiplication which is when you find groups of.

Erin – When you take a division sum you can make times table sums from the numbers.

IDL:

Dylan – We have been learning about how to stay healthy and kill nasty germs.

Aimee – We predicted about an experiment. We watched to see what pepper would do when it was touched by soap. (This was to show how germs react when they meet soap). It all moved to the side of the bowl to get away from the soap.

Kai – We were making different types of germs out of playdough.

This Week in P2/3RS…

How is it December? This year seems to be whizzing by! P2/3RS are making sure however that they are learning as much as possible before the Christmas holidays. Let us tell you about what we have been learning and doing this week…

Literacy:

Lucie – We have been looking at the stories and games in our book bags.

Amber – We wrote letters to Santa this week. We told him what we would like for Christmas and we asked him some questions like, ‘Are the reindeer ok?’

Alex – We learned our i-e using Flippy Dolphin to help us the cl sound.

Numeracy:

Marcus – We have been learning to count in 2s, 5s and 10s.

Sky – We have been learning to split up numbers using part-part-whole.

Emile – Some of us have been learning our 2 and 5 times tables this week using the x sign.

Cody – We have been doing adding sums. We have added 10 and been adding to 10.

Archie – Some of us learned to use a textbook to do Maths work this week.

IDL:

Malcolm – We have been learning to complete a survey to see which craft we should make for the Christmas Fair. This helped us to decide to make our North Pole sign decorations for the Fair.

Erin – We made our craft this week. We had to paint the lollipop sticks white, then let them dry, then get a blue, red or green pen and put diagonal lines on them and then put our North Pole sign on with glue dots.

This Week in P2/3RS…

Well you will never guess where we have been this week… INSIDE the human body! As well as continuing to learn new sounds, practise our writing skills and counting, building and describing arrays, P2/3RS enjoyed learning about what is inside our bodies and the different jobs that each organ does. Let us tell you about our week…

Literacy:

Frankee – We have read The Smartest Giant in Town this week.

Olivia – We enjoyed singing the Giant’s song.

Channing – We were summarising the story and picking out the main pieces. 

Leah – This week we met Flippy Dolphin.

Erin – Flippy helps us with our vowels. She helps us check whether to use the short or long vowels. This help us read and spell a-e words.

Alex – I practised spelling ss words.

Numeracy:

Antos – We have been learning about arrays.

Reece – Arrays have columns and rows.

Aimee – We have been learning to count arrays. We have been learning to count in 1s, 2s, 5s and 10s.

IDL:

Kai – We have been learning about what is inside people.

Dylan – We learned about where the brain, heart, lungs were in the body.

EIlidh – We learned that we have a liver.

Aimee – We learned about the bladder and how it is important when you go to the toilet.

Archie – Your stomach helps break up your food into little pieces.

This Week in P2/3RS…

Following the excitement of Halloween and Bonfire Night the last couple of weeks, P2/3RS enjoyed a week of learning new things such as the Good Samaritan story, the part – part – whole maths strategy with Mrs Jones and sharing items into different groups. Let us tell you about our learning…

Literacy:

Lucie – We have been reading and doing work on Stickman.

Channing – We have been summarising Stickman so we took the main pieces out of the book and drew pictures and wrote sentences. We had to pick whether to do the mild, hot, spicy or extreme.

Frankee – We have been learning sounds.

Konrad – We have been looking at ff, oo, ck.

Dylan – We also learned about ee and ll.

Numeracy:

Emile – We have been learning about taking away and adding with Mrs Jones.

Aimee – Mrs Jones taught us to look at part-part-whole for numbers.

Eilidh – We have been learning to share in Maths.

Cailean – When you are sharing you need to make sure you share so groups have the same amount.

IDL:

Antos – We learned the story of the Good Samaritan.

Dylan – The story taught us that we should always be kind!