Cherry 2014-15

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Cherry 2014-15

Entries from September 28th, 2014

Readers – 73%

September 28th, 2014 · 5 Comments · Uncategorized

Oh no!! A decrease from last week 🙁  I know we have had one person who is unfortuantely ill but we still take the percentage as a whole class.  We sat and worked out that 1 person in our class is worth 3% so just that 1 person can make a substantial difference. Let’s not […]

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Eat Well

September 28th, 2014 · 2 Comments · Uncategorized

We have been looking at different food groups and what it means when we say a balanced diet.  You can see here a part completed “Eat Well” Plate for a full day – breakfast, lunch, tea and snack.  Can you identify what is missing? Before you make a comment though this meal has to be […]

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Inverse Operations

September 28th, 2014 · 2 Comments · Uncategorized

We have been identifying inverse operations with addition and subtraction this week.  This group completed an interactive activity and were focused and enthusiastic.  Well Done!

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Descriptive Writing

September 28th, 2014 · 2 Comments · Uncategorized

All this week in English we have been looking at how we can make our writing more interesting by using adjectives, adverbs and expounded noun phrases.  These pictures show the children working in groups identifying words and phrases that they felt would contribute to a strong descriptive piece of writing. Working in the groups and […]

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Readers – 77%

September 21st, 2014 · 3 Comments · Uncategorized

A great improvement on last week – wonderful stuff.  Let’s not get complacent though I want another increase next week 🙂

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Carroll Diagrams

September 21st, 2014 · 3 Comments · Uncategorized

This week we looked at Carroll Diagrams for the first time this year.  Some children worked on completing interactive versions and some worked independently to think of their own criteria and record it independently.

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Writing is writing is writing!

September 21st, 2014 · 3 Comments · Uncategorized

In one of our Phonic sessions this week we were practising spelling and writing words from the Y3 wordbank.  We spoke about how the expectation in our school is neat, joined and cursive writing whether it be in our English or Maths books, post it notes or whiteboards.  Here are just 4 of the best examples […]

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School Council

September 21st, 2014 · 5 Comments · Uncategorized

  It’s been like the X-Factor in Cherry Class this week!  We started at the “audition stage” where the following put their names forward for school council: Owen, Blake, Lana, Lewis, Abbie, Chelsey, Isabella, Jamie, Matthew & Cydney. They had to stand in front of the class and speak about their reasons for wanting to […]

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Readers 67%

September 14th, 2014 · 3 Comments · Uncategorized

Only 67% of our class managed to read 5 times this week.  Well done to those children and you will be rewarded by 5 minutes extra playtime next week.  Come on the rest of Cherry Class start the year as you mean to go on.

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Cherry Class & Character Descriptions

September 14th, 2014 · 1 Comment · Uncategorized

This week we have been spending some time working on typical character features and descriptions.  We began by talking about “bad” characters and their usual qualities, we then looked at a series of photos of good and bad characters from Robin Hood and identified them according to their features.  Following that we worked  in groups […]

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