Term 3 Week 1 Spelling and Update and School Closed on Tuesday 5 May

New spelling words:
Year 3: producer consumer decompose fable process library dictionary summary secondary ordinary

Year 4: producer consumer decompose fable process interact internet intergalactic international interrupt

Dear Parents and Children,

We have plunged straight into learning in our first term of week 3 and the students have worked very hard.

In Math this week we reviewed place value, multiplying and dividing by 10 and 100, even with decimals. We applied this to making calculations with money – Pounds and pennies. We will continue with decimals and money next week.

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In English we started learning about fables. We looked at 2 different fables and the morals and lessons that we learn from them. we learned that fables can be positive and negative stories but what is important is the lesson that we learn from them and how we can apply it to our own life. We will look at two more fables next week. We also started our new class reader, “Matilda” by Roald Dahl.  We read the first two chapters and learned about why Matilda is a very special girl and why reading books is important and can transport us to magical places in our imagination. We will continue with this fantastic book throughout the term.

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In IPC we started our unit on “The nature of life” understanding that all living organisms are connected in the way they live. We learned about the 7 life processes that living creatures have in common and in an ecosystem we can group organisms into producers, consumers and decomposers. We will continue exploring the nature of life in the coming weeks.

For P.E. the students made their own exercise wheels to create a daily exercise routine. We had fun selecting different exercise for the class to perform.

Tuesday 5 May is Children’s Day and the school will be closed. There will be no online classes on that day so do take the time to spend it with your child.

That is all for this week. Have a wonderful weekend.

Mr. Kearney