In our SPAG lessons we have been leaning about complex sentences, making sure that we can identify the main clause and subordinate clause and use commas and subordinating conjunctions correctly.
We reviewed our work using the Complex Sentence Checklist. Then as a group we selected our favourite 5 star complex sentences.
Today in Art we have been looking at Henry Moore's famous sculptures 'Reclining Figures'. We had a go at drawing Miss Davey who posed for us using the abstract style.
We then had a go at drawing our friends posing for us. Here are some of the results in our sketchbooks:
Good use of these Learning Gems:
In Science we are looking at Classifying Critters. We have been investigating branching keys, looking at ways of sorting animals into different categories. It can be quite tricky! We started off by classifying ourselves in the hall and then we had a go at classifying different animals in groups of 3. Thinking about different characteristics and using yes and no questions.
Good use of the learning gem:
We had a go at drawing some of our own historically accurate Longships and thought about how the design contributed to the Vikings success in raids.
Some of the drawings were very impressive!
GOOD USE OF THE LEARNING GEM:
In history we are learning about the Vikings. We started the topic by working together to create our own longships.
GOOD USE OF THESE LEARNING GEMS:
Written by Mrs Matthews & Mrs Hayter (proud class teachers) and their brilliant pupils (Mandela class).