These past few weeks we have been finding out about different ways we can collect, sort and record information during our Maths time, Topic work and also in our free choosing time. Please look at some of the activities we’ve been part of. 😊
As part of our Maths work on information handling, we wrapped up warm and went to the top of the road to record all the different types of transport that passed by. We used tally marks to help us keep count. We were delighted to see something from each type on our sheet. We even saw some of our parents and grandparents go by! Here are some of our photos. We hope to share some more with you at our P1/2 Assembly in a few weeks.
Today small groups have worked around different 2D shape stations. They were busy playing a shape game with Mrs Sutherland where they had to spot shapes in the environment. Some had to create and continue repeating patterns and in pairs, they worked on describing shapes for their partner to guess. The final station asked them to create 2D pictures and patterns on an iPad and count how many of each shape was used. Everyone enjoyed the Maths session today!
Today during Maths time, we have been exploring length. We have been measuring to show “longer than” and “shorter than”.
The end of term is fast approaching but we’re still busy working on our Maths. Some pupils had to work together to choose a starting number and write the following numbers in sequence. Then they had to work together to find the number that was half way between and mark it in a special way. That seemed to be the easy part! There was a lot of discussion and negotiations to be worked through first but we got there in the end.
The rest of the class were working out number problems and after being given a total to make, they had to find a partner who would help them make that total. They also had to choose the correct plus or minus sign to go with their sums.