We have had a busy week in the Owls Class!
In maths, we have completed our unit of work on 'Money'. To finish our unit, we used our knowledge to solve two-step problems. Show someone at home what you can do:
Later this week, we started our new unit in maths: Multiplication and Division. This week, we have been recognising and making equal groups. Are these groups equal? Explain how you know:
In English, we have started our new writing unit: persuasive writing. Can you tell someone at home what our model text is about? On Friday, we designed our very own amusement parks, ready to write a persuasive advert next week. We have also learned to use the suffixes -er and -est in our writing. Can you change these words using the suffixes -er and -est? Remember the rules we learnt, if it ends in a 'y' change it to an 'i', if it ends in an 'e' drop the 'e' and if it ends with one consonant double the letter:
We have also been writing commands and statements. Tell someone at home if these sentences are commands or statements:
Today is Friday.
Pick up your pencil.
Turn off the light.
Canberra is the capital of Australia.
In topic, we have been learning about the natural landmarks in Australia. Using the map below, can you name some?