This week in literacy P.1 have continued their work on set 2 sounds. They have been focusing on ‘igh’, ‘ow’ and ‘oo’ to make words such as ‘high’, ‘sigh’, ‘light’, ‘night’, ‘low’, ‘show’, ‘look’, ‘moon’, ‘book’. They have also been revising all the set tricky or red words. Please go over the tricky words at home. They can make and write cvc and cvcc words with ‘igh’, ‘ow’ and ‘oo’ at home for revision.
In numeracy the children have continued counting forward and backward within 20. Thinking about what number comes before and after. Also, what is 1 more and 1 less. They have been adding doubles and have been using the doubles to help add near double sums. They can continue practising these sums at home.
In RE P.1 have been learning about the Easter story. They have been drawing Easter pictures and making Easter cards. They have enjoyed making chocolate crispy Easter cakes.
This week P.1 performed some of their talents with the P.2 children as an audience. They all did so well and received a badge from Mrs Kelly for taking part.
This is our last week of term! On Wednesday, during assembly, we have St John’s Got Talent! A huge well done to all the acts who auditioned.
Here are our tricky words this week: Easter, rabbits, chicks, egg, carrots, celebration.
Our sound this week is ‘aw’. Some words to practice: yawn, dawn, lawn.
This week we are using the skills we have learned retelling ‘The Owl Who Was Afraid of the Dark’ to create our own story.
In numeracy this week, we are revising multiplication and division. We have been learning our 2, 5 and 10 times tables. Try playing hit the button division game or practice using arrays to solve multiplication problems with this game.
We are learning about the Jewish celebration of Passover.
Primary 5 presented solo talks this week on an endangered animal of their choice. They taught us about the various animals, why they are endangered and what can be done to help them. They did a fabulous job! They also learned about Ramadan and some children shared their own knowledge and experience of it. Happy holidays!