Last week, Chris, ‘The Den Man’, came into school to challenge us to build strong waterproof shelters for our camping holiday. Both Chris and I were really impressed with the children’s teamwork and resilience. It was a tough challenge and the children had to solve problems on their own. They did brilliantly! Here are some pictures of the afternoon:
We’ve been comparing beach holidays from the Victorian age to holidays now. There are a lot of things which have changed but even more that have stayed the same. Check out our Venn diagrams…
Cracking creative homeworks
Each time we do a creative homework, the class pick five of their favourites. Here are this week’s top five:
This morning we’ve been using laptops to write up some of our work from our English lessons. We’ve used our ICT skills to find a saved document on the school network, then open it, save it correctly and finally start to word process.
At the beach….
The seaside has come to Year 2. Well, kind of. This is our holiday themed reading area. A great place to relax with a book. Just watch out for those pesky seagulls!
This afternoon, we’ve created a huge version of the Sky-God from our class novel using some of the repeated patterns we made earlier in the week.
This morning in our English lesson, we’ve been finding synonyms for some common adjectives.
A synonym is a word or phrase which means the same or nearly the same as another word or phrase.
Even more maths…
This afternoon we’ve spotted some patterns in our class novel, The Leopard’s Drum, and then created our own pattern.