P4 Homework 04/10/16
Spelling– Week 1) ch and igh
Gorillas (igh) sound
Pandas (ch) sound
Wolves (ch) sound
Words in jotters
Write words three times and repeat them, noticing the tricky words and how they sound different.
Ask the children about the new strategy of skimming and scanning that they have been learning in reading- being word detectives. Ask them to skim a book or magazine to find words with their spelling sounds.
Complete one Spell Well activity- if these are lost please send in a note or a message with your child for a new one.
Pink and Orange – See new books and bookmark daily.Homework will be coming out on a Monday for reading for these groups in future also.
Yellow- Chapter 4 to be completed for Tuesday 11th October
Blue Chapter 4 to be completed for Tuesday 11th October
Green P12-19 for Wednesday 5th and p19-23 for Thursday 6th.
Some weeks there will be additional work required such as worksheets or activities and some weeks, like this one, only reading will be required.
New sounds given out this week, please help your child to write, hear and say them.
Use new set of sound cards with previous set to make simple 3 letter words.
Read book with parents / carers every night, discussing the picture and answering questions from parents and carers.
Our new topic is dinosaurs, if the children have things they want to share in connection with this topic they are welcome to bring them in for our interest table.
Parent consultations: These are on 12th and 13th October, please check your child’s book bags for the letter and return the form ASAP if you have not already done so.
Your child came home with a school library book, this book is due back by the 28th October.
Please could parents ensure they have returned their annual data check forms and Parent Consultation day requests asap. Times for parent consultations will be allocated from 5/11/16 and you should receive notification by the end of the week.
There is a SUMDOG challenge for Numeracy and for your information, we have been looking at measure (volume, capacity and length/area) over the past few weeks. There is a worksheet on BOMDAS due for Friday.
We are doing a novel study in School so the reading homework is the expected 20-30 minutes reading for enjoyment each night. I have asked pupils to try and see if they have dictionaries at home as there is dictionary work homework this week – Pupils are able to borrow them from school should they need to.
Can I also ask that P7 have a FULL change of PE kit in school each day.
Task 1: Write words out 3 times in neat columns using Look, Say, Cover, Write, Check
Task 2: Write 5 sentences, each with a spelling word and an adverb.
Remember an adverb is a word which gives more meaning to a verb. Many adverbs tell us how something happened. Many adverbs end in ly e.g. quietly, quickly, smartly
Task 1: Write out and learn the 6 x table. Ask someone at home to test you on it. Try to recite it in order but then answer questions on it, out of sequence.
Complete task 3
Homework this week:
Spelling List 6 : ar
Reading – ongoing; keep checking reading bags please.
Topic – Dinosaurs! Eddie found a very large egg in the playground. We incubated it and looked after it – the next day, out hatched a baby dinosaur! The adventure continues…
PE – Tuesday and Thursday as usual.
Show and Tell – Week 2 rota
A homework grid has been stuck into homework jotters. Homework is due 14.10.16. Here is a copy if needed- p3-hw-03-10-16
Any questions about homework, please just ask.
- P.E will on Tuesday and Thursday.
- 12th/13th October Parents Evening. A letter was given out with a returns slip. If you did not receive a letter please let me know.
mi:SPACE – Use https://www.buildwithchrome.com/ to create a classroom of the future, take a photo or screenshot it and email to firstname.lastname@example.org
MATHS – FOR 30/9 – SUMDOG CHALLENGE, 6 and 7 times table backwards.
23/9 for Tuesday – Venn Diagram to compare schools of past/presetn and future and family member interview
Today Primary 7 started to look at Lisa’s blog as they will be in touch with her over the year to help them find out more about Chinese culture. It’s exciting to have a live link with a school in China!