Week Beginning 1st May 2017

posted 27 Apr 2017, 21:35 by Primary 4 Teacher   [ updated 27 Apr 2017, 21:36 ]
Another exciting week of learning ahead... In IPC we start our new unit 'Let's Plant It!' 

-In preparation for International Children's Day, please send in a white t-shirt with your child's name in

-Monday 1st May, school is closed

-Book Day: Dress as your favourite book character
-book author Chris White will be in school. If you have one of his books and would like it signing please send it in with your child.

-Next week school will be closed on Monday 8th an Tuesday 9th

**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 and 7 times tables e.g. 3 x 4 =... and 12 divided by 4 = .....

Literacy learning outcomes:


To know how to use inserted clauses.

To know the features of a non-chronological report.


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 use inserted clauses to add extra information. 

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


        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:

        To know the 8 times tables.
        To know the names of common 2D and 3D shapes
        To know the meaning of 'horizontal', 'vertical', 'parallel' and 'perpendicular'

        To be able to answer multiplication questions based on the 8 times tables.
        To be able to identify horizontal and vertical lines and pairs of perpendicular and parallel lines. 
        To be able to identify 2D and 3D shapes
        To be able to describe how many faces, edges and vertices each 3D shape has
        To be able to subtract by using the column subtraction method

        To explain or demonstrate the terms 'horizontal', 'vertical', 'parallel' and 'perpendicular'
        To coach another child in how to use 'borrowing' when carrying out column subtraction

IPC - 'Let's Plant It!'

                        Entry Point 
                        -An opportunity to get excited about the new unit

                        Knowledge Harvest
                        -An activity in which the children can share what they already know/think they know about the new unit

                        Explaining the theme/Big Picture
                        -Sharing the learning that will take place in the new unit so that children can see the links/relevance