Primary 4 News

Welcome to Milepost 2!

 

Please check this news page regularly for reminders, updates, news and photos about our learning journey. 

Try using these prompts with your child to find out more about the learning below: 'Tell me...',  'Show me...', 'Talk to me about...'.  


Week Beginning 26th June 2017

posted 22 Jun 2017, 21:32 by Primary 4 Teacher   [ updated 22 Jun 2017, 21:34 ]


As we approach the last 2 weeks I would like to ask that you let me know if your child will be leaving early for the summer break, this will allow me to prepare all their learning to be ready to take with them. 

Sports Day - Thursday 29th (information to follow)


**Home Learning**
No new spelling patterns will be introduced and sent home from now.
Mathletics and Reading Eggs will continue to be set.

-Please practice the times tables and related division facts for the 3, 4, 6, 7 and 8 times tables e.g. 3 x 4 =... and 12 divided by 4 = 



Literacy learning outcomes:

Knowledge:

To know the features of persuasive writing

Skill:

To be able to read a text.

To be able to find information in a text.

To be able to discuss a text.

To be able to write a persuasive argument.

To be able to use persuasive phrases from our phrase bank.

To be able to write a persuasive letter for or against the proposed building of a new airport close to their home.

(linked to IPC Geography task)


Understanding

        To discuss how certain words and phrases are used to persuade people to agree with a point.


Mathematics learning outcomes:

          Knowledge
          To know the 8 times tables.
        

          Skills

To be able to find the perimeter of 2D shapes

 

To be able to measure, compare add and subtract unit of length, weight and capacity


Understanding
To be able to explain to a partner how to convert units of measure e.g. grams into kilograms



IPC - 'Gateways to the World' - Airports

Geography:
Knowledge:      
        To know North, South, East and West
        To know areas of interest in Sakhalin
        To know the one example of a new airport being built that had opposition from local residents. 

Skills:   
        To be able to use secondary sources to find out information about Sakhalin Island
        To be able to use a map to locate certain geographical features
        To be able to use persuasive language in letter for or against the building of a new airport
        (linked to Literacy)

Understanding:  
        To talk about the difference of the geographical features here to those in other places they have lived/visited
        To explain the pros and cons of building a new airport in a given location

Happy Birthday!

posted 22 Jun 2017, 21:25 by Primary 4 Teacher   [ updated 22 Jun 2017, 21:25 ]


Week Beginning 19th June 2017

posted 15 Jun 2017, 22:01 by Primary 4 Teacher   [ updated 15 Jun 2017, 22:02 ]


As we approach the last few weeks I would like to ask that you let me know if your child will be leaving early for the summer break, this will allow me to prepare all their learning to be ready to take with them. 


**Home Learning**
-Please make sure your child brings their home learning folder to school every Friday. 
Their spelling reflection score will be written on the previous week's sheet, please check this with your child to see how they've done.
-Please practice the times tables and related division facts for the 3, 4, 6, 7 and 8 times tables e.g. 3 x 4 =... and 12 divided by 4 = 



Literacy learning outcomes:

Knowledge:

To know the features of persuasive writing

Skill:

To be able to read a text.

To be able to find information in a text.

To be able to discuss a text.

To be able to write a persuasive argument.

To be able to use persuasive phrases from our phrase bank.


Understanding

        To discuss how certain words and phrases are used to persuade people to agree with a point.


Mathematics learning outcomes:

          Knowledge
          To know the 8 times tables.
        

          Skills

To be able to find the perimeter of 2D shapes

 

To be able to measure, compare add and subtract unit of length, weight and capacity


Understanding
To be able to explain to a partner how to convert units of measure e.g. grams into kilograms



IPC - 'Gateways to the World' - Airports

Geography:
Knowledge:      
        To know North, South, East and West
        To know areas of interest in Sakhalin

Skills:   
        To be able to use secondary sources to find out information about Sakhalin Island
        To be able to use a map to locate certain geographical features
        To be able to use persuasive language in a leaflet/i-movie promoting tourism for Sakhalin

Understanding:  
        To talk about the difference of the geographical features here to those in other places they have lived/visited
        To explain why/how their choices of what they will share in their i-movie/leaflet will attract people to visit the island



Happy Birthday!

posted 15 Jun 2017, 19:38 by Primary 4 Teacher   [ updated 15 Jun 2017, 19:38 ]


Week Beginning 12th June 2017

posted 8 Jun 2017, 22:28 by Primary 4 Teacher   [ updated 8 Jun 2017, 22:29 ]

Reminders:

-Litska's Cook Book
As a leaving project Litska is putting together a cook book for charity. All monies raised will go to underprivileged children in Nigeria.
Please send in any recipes that are special to you as long as any drawings from your child. 

**Home Learning**
-Please make sure your child brings their home learning folder to school every Friday. 
Their spelling reflection score will be written on the previous week's sheet, please check this with your child to see how they've done.
-Please practice the times tables and related division facts for the 3, 4, 6, 7 and 8 times tables e.g. 3 x 4 =... and 12 divided by 4 = 

No new spelling words have been set this week as it is the half term break.

Literacy learning outcomes:

Knowledge:

To know the features of persuasive writing

Skill:

To be able to read a text.

To be able to find information in a text.

To be able to discuss a text.

To be able to write a persuasive argument.

To be able to use persuasive phrases from our phrase bank.


Understanding

        To discuss how certain words and phrases are used to persuade people to agree with a point.


Mathematics learning outcomes:

 Knowledge:      
        To know the 8 times tables.
        

Skills:   
        To be able to answer questions and double check answers. 




IPC - 'Gateways to the World' - Airports

Geography:
Knowledge:      
        To know North, South, East and West

Skills:   
        To be able to identify geographical features of the area surrounding school (Zima)
        To be able to use a map to locate certain geographical features

Understanding:  
        To talk about the difference of the geographical features here to those in other places they have lived/visited

MP2 Sports - Benchball

posted 8 Jun 2017, 21:52 by Primary 4 Teacher   [ updated 8 Jun 2017, 21:52 ]


Writer of the Week!

posted 8 Jun 2017, 16:34 by Primary 4 Teacher   [ updated 8 Jun 2017, 16:34 ]


Entry Point - Gateways to the World

posted 4 Jun 2017, 19:38 by Primary 4 Teacher   [ updated 4 Jun 2017, 19:38 ]


Week Beginning 5th June 2017

posted 1 Jun 2017, 22:33 by Primary 4 Teacher   [ updated 1 Jun 2017, 22:34 ]

Reminders:
-MP2 Sports Afternoon: Come along to see how your child has developed their knowledge and skill-set in Benchball
Thursday 8th June 
Rec Center 
1:15pm 

-Litska's Cook Book
As a leaving project Litska is putting together a cook book for charity. All monies raised will go to underprivileged children in Nigeria.
Please send in any recipes that are special to you as long as any drawings from your child. 

**Home Learning**
-Please make sure your child brings their home learning folder to school every Friday. 
Their spelling reflection score will be written on the previous week's sheet, please check this with your child to see how they've done.
-Please practice the times tables and related division facts for the 3, 4, 6, 7 and 8 times tables e.g. 3 x 4 =... and 12 divided by 4 = .....
-This week there is a link to Maths and children are asked to practice the Roman Numerals


Literacy learning outcomes:

Knowledge:

To know the features of persuasive writing

Skill:

To be able to read a text.

To be able to find information in a text.

To be able to discuss a text.

To be able to create a poster advertising a toy.

To be able to use persuasive phrases from our phrase bank.

To design an i-movie t.v. add for the chosen toy. 


Understanding

        To discuss how certain words and phrases are used to persuade people to purchase products. 


Mathematics learning outcomes:

 Knowledge:      
        To know the 8 times tables.
        To know that the meaning of numerator and denominator

Skills:   
        To be able to find fractions of a set of objects
        To be able to add and subtract fractions with the same denominator
        

Understanding:  
        To explain how to find a given fraction of a set of objects


IPC - 'Gateways to the World' - Airports

Geography:
Knowledge:      
        To know North, South, East and West

Skills:   
        To be able to identify geographical features of the area surrounding school (Zima)
        To be able to use a map to locate certain geographical features

Understanding:  
        To talk about the difference of the geographical features here to those in other places they have lived/visited

Week Beginning 29th May 2017

posted 25 May 2017, 22:25 by Primary 4 Teacher   [ updated 25 May 2017, 22:25 ]

What a way to end the week... The children have enjoyed a wonderful 'International Children's Day' and took part in 6 fantastic activities. These were put together by parents, the middle years and 2 of the local Russian schools, so a BIG thank you to all those who helped make it such a memorable event. 

Mr. Maurice kindly spent the day taking photos which will be uploaded soon. 


Reminders:
-Please read the instructions for ironing your child's International Day t-shirt before washing, this was sent in an email from Ms. Sasha

**Home Learning**
There was no Home Learning sent today, so please use this week to continue practicing the previous spelling words.
-Please make sure your child brings their home learning folder to school every Friday. 
Their spelling reflection score will be written on the previous week's sheet, please check this with your child to see how they've done.
-Please practice the times tables and related division facts for the 3, 4, 6, 7 and 8 times tables e.g. 3 x 4 =... and 12 divided by 4 = .....


Literacy learning outcomes:

Knowledge:

To know the features of a non-chronological report.

Skill:

To be able to read a text.

To be able to find information in a text.

To be able to discuss a text.

To be able to identify the key features of a non-chronological report.

To be able to research information. 

To be able to write a non-chronological report (linked to the artist we are studying in Art-IPC)


Understanding

        To discuss the effect of using inserted clauses.
        To discuss the features of a non-chronological report and why they might be used.

Mathematics learning outcomes:

 Knowledge:      
        To know the 8 times tables.
        To know Roman numerals I to XII

Skills:   
        To be able to use the grid method to multiply 2-digit numbers by 1-digit numbers
        To be able to tell the time to the nearest minute
        To be able to compare time durations


Understanding:  
        To explain the meaning of am and pm


IPC - 'Gateway to the World' - Transport

Entry Point

Knowledge Harvest

Explaining the Theme

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