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Here you will find lots of photographs and information about of some of the exciting things we get up to in 1/2B. Our class works extremely hard but we also have lots fun on our learning journey. We love to share and celebrate in our class' achievements!
Reading at home each night and taking part in homework tasks are essential parts of the children's learning. Homework books and Frogplay quizzes will be sent out/ set on a Friday. Please feel free to come and see me if you have any concerns or questions. My door is always open.
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Frogplay is an online learning platform that can be accessed through a range of digital devices including: smart phones, tablets, laptops and desktops. The platform aims to provide children with a new and exciting way to learn.
Instructions for logging into FrogPlay
Type into a search engine (such as google) www.frogplay.net
(The sign in screen will appear)
School ID: 134371
Username: RosieJones (capital letters are needed for forenames and surname)
For double barrelled names, they should be typed as they appear on the register e.g.Rosie-AnneJones
Password: child's date of birth e.g 22092011
Design & Technology
This week we have started to look at healthy eating and healthy lifestyles. We have been set the challenge of designing and making a meat-free pasta salad. This afternoon we tasted existing pasta salads available to buy from the shops and using a think chart evaluated our thoughts on the products. We considered the pasta shape, the sauce, vegetables and other ingredients used and how we rated the taste!
This week we were learning all about the 'plastic crisis' and the terrible state of our oceans. We were challenged to collect plastics and give them a second chance. We created a piece of art work in order to bring awareness to the crisis and to get people thinking about their plastic usage. The children were very passionate about this message and were very proud of the artwork they produced to help pass on the message.
Art - Van Gogh Painting
This afternoon the children were introduced to the artist Vincent van Gogh. They were asked to talk about the techniques and weather that his work portrays. The children then used paints and a selection of brushes to create a response using warm tones and finer details.
English - Drama
This morning we talked about the emotions that the characters would be experiencing at key events in The Enormous Turnip. We then worked in groups to act out the different scenes ensuring to demonstrate these emotions.
PE - Dance
This half term we are learning a winter themed dance in our PE lessons. The theme of winter weather is linked to our geography and art topics.
During this half term the children are learning about Weather and Seasons. This afternoon they were immersed in weather related activities. These included trying and sort different types of clothes, finding hot and cold places on a world map, drawing extreme weathers and matching weather types to the 4 seasons.