Well Done Primary 2!

It looks like we have been having a great time learning from home, making, creating, getting outside and spending time with our families. Thank you to everyone who has shared their learning with me, I love seeing what you are up to.  I am so proud of you all, as always! I have added some of the pictures to a slideshow below. Missing you all!

 

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I hope you all have a fantastic weekend.

 

Miss McLean

Reading Books 📖

A reminder that all P2 reading books should be returned on a Friday in the red bag provided. Children will be given a new book on the following Monday.
Pupils will not be able to choose a new reading book until previous book is returned. 📚

Thank you ✏️📚

Miss McLean

Room on the Broom

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P2 and P1 worked in collaboration to design and then create a new broomstick for the witch from ‘Room on the Broom”. We had some very creative designs and had to use lots of skills such as communication, teamwork and problem solving to bring our ideas to life. We ended up with some very impressive and original brooms! Well done!

The Three Little Pigs

Today Primary 1 & Primary 2 worked together to create a new house for The Three Little Pigs. They had to make sure that they worked as a team, their house could stand up by itself and was strong enough not to be blown down by the Big Bad Wolf.

P2 weather reports 🕶🌂🌍❄️☀️🌧🌩🌈🌪💧💦☔️⛅️🌤❄️

P2 have been learning all about the weather. We learned about weather scientists called meteorologists who study the weather and predict what it will be like. This is called a weather forecast. We enjoyed making our own weather station and presenting the weather on our very own ‘Catrine News’.

 

Have a a look at one of our meteorologists, Kiara, in action.

P2/3 Class Talk Homework Project

Title: All About Me

Pupils have been given a project to prepare and give a short talk ‘All about me’. Some ideas might be family, friends, hobbies, holidays and pets etc. but you can include anything about yourself.

Pupils are allowed to bring in props for their talk. These can include photographs, posters, medals etc. Children should practise their talk at home in order to be able to fluently talk to the class.

Talks should be ready to be heard for Monday 20th May

Primary 7 Spelling Words – 29th April

This week the Primary 7’s will be learning to spell words containing the ‘f’ phoneme. The spelling words for each group are:

Blue Group

  1. February
  2. frightened
  3. butterfly
  4. following
  5. magnificent
  6. different
  7. daffodil
  8. difficult
  9. giraffe
  10. offend
  11. phoneme
  12. paragraph
  13. biography
  14.  autograph
  15. atmosphere

Green Group

  1. after
  2. face
  3. faint
  4. crafty
  5. magnificent
  6. traffic
  7. daffodil
  8. difficult
  9. raffle
  10. staff
  11. graph
  12. telephone
  13. elephant
  14. phantom
  15. photograph

Pupils should continue complete the fun spelling tasks in their homework jotters, however jotters will not be collected in at the end of the week. The class will have a weekly spelling test on a Friday as usual. Thank you for your continued support.

P4/5 Homework

During the course of this week all children will be given a personalised common word spelling grid.  These are the words that your child should focus over the next few weeks.  When they feel confident with these words they can bring their grid to school for a spelling check-up before moving on to the next set of common words specific to them.

The 4 week rolling programme of phonemes, diacritical marking, tricky words and spelling rules will continue during class time.

Children should continue to access maths tasks through Active Learn as well as practise their times tables.

Thanks for your support,

Mrs McCaig

Our Environment

P2/3 enjoyed our discussion with engineer George Burns about the environment and what we can do to protect it. Afterwards, we decided to head outside to explore our playground environment and made lists of the living and non-living things we found.

Take a look!

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ECC – Gruffalo Room

In the Gruffalo Room the children have enjoyed telling stories to each other – this develops their communication skills including pre-reading skills.

They have been doing lots of cutting and sticking-  this requires concentration and uses their fine motor skills.

Games such as Matching Pairs and Pack my Bag have been very popular.  The children are learning to take turns and working out the rules of the game. They need also need to focus and use their observation skills.

Primary 1

Today I did great number work. I made calculations with the sticks. Caleb D

Today I did 1 add 1 with the sticks and that equals 2. Olly

I was counting the Pom-poms and making cupcakes. Harry

I made my name using sticks. Lennox

I think, I see, I wonder

P2/3 used ‘I think, I see, I wonder’ to generate ideas and discussion around our exciting new space topic!

“I wonder if she is in a rocket” – Ryan
“I wonder why her hair is floating” – Georgia
“I wonder what all the cables are for” – Ashton
“I see a panel to steer” – Lexi
“I wonder what is on her neck” – Georgia
“I think she might be stuck in there” – Ewan
“I wonder what the thing she is looking into is” – Charlie
“I think it looks very dangerous with all the wires” – Alicia
“I wonder what the white thing is” – Elle

 

“I can see fire and smoke” – Carter
“I think it is a rocket” – Kaylie
“I wonder what planet they are going to” – Elle
“I wonder who is inside the rocket” – Antonia
“I think they are going to the moon” – Marley
“I wonder how far it can go” – Joey
“I wonder what kind of petrol it uses” – Aiden
“I see a planet” – Kelsey
“I think that is the Earth that we live in” – Millie
“I wonder what the green parts are” – Lexi
“I see the bright sun” – Ewan
“I think that is outer space” – Josh L
“I wonder what the shiny bit is” – Kaylie
“I see lots of stars” – Ryan
“I wonder how many stars there are” – Elle

Stay And Learn Literacy Morning

We would  like to thank all the parents that came to our stay and learn literacy morning. We hope you all enjoyed seeing the different ways in which your children learn in their classes.

By Tyler and Cadence

This week in Primary 3/4

We have had a super week in Primary 3/4.  In Maths we have started learning about multiplication.  We have been exploring array patterns and multiplication on a number line.  We have been completing lots of different activities in Active Literacy.  Ellis’s group were searching for nouns and she managed to find almost 50 in her book.  In Health and Wellbeing we have been learning about ways to keep ourselves healthy.  Aimee, Ellis and Lexie had their work chosen for the “Good Work Wall” this week.  Well done, girls!