Learning in P3 T2.1 13/02/2017

posted 13 Feb 2017, 03:22 by Primary 3 Teacher   [ updated 13 Feb 2017, 03:22 ]
IPC International: The Big Question: Why do people dance and what 'story' can a dance tell?

We will be experiencing a variety of dances brought to use by parent volunteers; 
- Merengue from the Dominican Republic
- Bush Dance from Australia
- Nigerian Contemporary dance 
- Jive from United States
- Waltz from Austria

Literacy The Big Question What is Poetry?

Know a variety of poems
Know the structure of a poem 

To be able to present a poem by using expressive language
To be able to identify adjectives
To be able to identify similes 

Poetry is like art; you can talk about it and discover peoples different perspectives

Maths The Big Question How can I measure things? 

Know gram, kilogram, weight, heavy, heavier, heaviest, light, lighter, lightest, unit, standard unit, time, quarter to, quarter past, half past, o clock, analogue, digital, compare, estimate, measure, scale

To be able to compare weights
To be able to estimate weights
To be able to read scales to the nearest 100g
To be able to estimate time

How to estimate measures. 

Order, Order!

Stage: 1 and 2 Challenge Level:1

Have a look at the sets of four quantities below. Can you rank them in order from smallest to largest?

To help you decide, you may need to find extra information or carry out some experiments.

Can you convince your partner that your order is right? Explain your thinking. 
Taken to travel to school
For mustard and cress to grow from seeds
Taken to eat a biscuit
Between your 6th and 7th birthdays 
You could jump up in the air
You can kick a football
You can run in half a minute
Length of a bug
Of a blown-up balloon
Of a bar of chocolate
Of a loaf of bread
Of your teacher