It is nearing the end of the first half term, and the Hedgehogs have worked so hard this week. We have been doing lots of exciting and new learning this week.
In our English learning this week, we have been looking at a new piece of writing called information writing. We have been looking at non-chronological reports (otherwise known as fact files) and we have been looking at a non chronological report all about cranes. We have taken the animal from the story and decided to research some facts about cranes. We learnt about the structure of a non-chronological report and looked at creating a text map of the non-chronological report. Below is a picture of the text map that we are using. Can you tell a grown up some facts about cranes? Can you identify features of a non-chronological report?
In our Maths learning this week, we have been continuing to compare numbers but also we have been learning how to order numbers and groups of objects based on their size. We learnt about how we can use the words greatest and smallest to compare numbers.
Can you order these groups of numbers from the smallest to the greatest? (Or order the numbers from greatest to the smallest!)
4, 9, 3
1, 8, 6
9, 4, 7
0, 10, 5
12, 2, 18
In our topic learning this week, we have been continuing our journey around the globe and we have been using compass directions to travel from one continent to another. We have been visiting the animals from around the world and we learnt how to use the compass directions north, east, south and west to travel around the world. We even learnt a helpful mnemonic to help us remember the directions.
A child came up with another one in the class - "Naughty Elephants Spray Water"!
Can you think of a mnemonic to help you remember the 4 compass directions for North, East, South and West?
This week it was a week of celebrations! I gave a SUCCESS certificate, 3 leaves and 2 wristbands! Who will it be next week?
A great week Hedgehogs, well done!