Today we have been investigating light and how a prism would change a ray of light, we have learnt that the colour of light is white and when it is shone from air, water or glass it gets bent, this is called refraction. We created our own colour wheel to see how the 7 different colours would merge together an create white when spun very fast!
This morning in literacy , we read through three different poems on war , identifying the structure being the verses, capital letters and commas. Then going into more depth and identifying language features and rhyming couplets. To finish off we discussed what the poems were about and summarised this in our own words.
This afternoon, we have discussed what happens to food that is wasted. We spoke about recycling and compost bins. We analysed data that was on the amount of food wasted in the UK and what foods are commonly wasted.
Did you know France has introduced a zero waste in larger supermarkets!
This morning Class 8 have been cooking, we have made pumpkin soup.
We used our literacy skills to write up instructions in chronological order, then following these steps did some cooking. we discussed how it was important to follow the steps n chronological order to ensure the recipe comes out how we expect.
Today in Maths we were revisiting place value in numbers with 3 decimal places. We understand the value of each digit within a decimal number and know that the decimal point never moves. We understand that the hundredths column has a lower value than the tenths and we can mentally add and subtract decimal numbers.
Today in literacy we have looked at examples of instructions. We have used a checklist to help us find examples of each feature and identified the different SPag elements.
Key features we found were: Bullet points, imperative verbs, questions, paragraphs, introduction and conclusion, diagrams, chronological order, tenses, numbered instructions , conjunctions and fronted adverbials.
Class 8 have been looking at newspaper reports in Literacy. Today, we have been busy journalists and publishers, publishing newspapers. We have reported on the Battle of Normandy, which is also known as D-Day. D-day happened on the 6th June, 1944 which was led by the Allied forces (known as Britain, USA and Canada) who wanted to punish Germany.
Did you know D-day was the largest seaborne invasion?
This morning in literacy we have written our newspaper report. We made sure we wrote in the third person and gave evidence from people who were previously apart of D-Day. We gave facts and used the 5Ws to describe the invasion.
This morning in Literacy, we have been retrieving key facts about D-day. D-day was the invasion of Normandy, it happened on the 6th June , allied forces of Britain, America, Canada and France attacked German forces on the coast of Normandy.We can organise information into paragraph bad use subheadings to organise information.