Week Beginning January 18th 2016

posted 17 Jan 2016, 13:55 by Primary 5 Teacher   [ updated 17 Jan 2016, 13:55 ]
This week is the start of our new unit of learning called 'Time and Place, Earth and Space'. and links with the school theme of 'Time'. We will start with an exciting introduction to the unit of learning [Entry Point] by opening an old time capsule we found at the back of the store. Children in Primary 4 and 5 will then begin to make their own time capsule to be opened by another class in the future. 


Literacy learning outcomes:

Knowledge:

To know when paragraphs are used.

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 use paragraphs.

To be able to use speech marks.

To be able to use and spell ian/ion words.

Understanding

       To explain  when and how paragraphs should be used. 


Mathematics learning outcomes:

Knowledge:

To know the 3 and 4 times tables. 

To know  how to identify intervals on a scale.

To know the equivalent units of metric measure eg. 100cm = 1m.

Skill:

To be able to read scales accurately

To be able to choose and use metric units to measure lengths, weights or capacities. 


Understanding

      To explain the purpose of different intervals on a scale. 


International Primary Curriculum (IPC) learning outcomes:

Knowledge:

To know the how people in the past/present feel about the sun.

Skill:

To be able to investigate shadows using simple equipment 

Understanding

      To explain people's different beliefs about the sun.