Monday, November 23, 2009

Letter of the Week Jj

We did a circle map using images from Google to show our ideas for our letter of the week. Can you guess what it is? Do you know its sound? We also took some photos of something we have lots of in our class. Can you guess what these are? They all start with a 'j'.

SPS Gala

We did a mindmap of words to describe our Gala. Can you spot the descriptive words? Who do you think has done the best job?
I went to the school gala and I had a pony ride and it was bumpy. I liked the gala because it was very fun. CN
I went to the gala and I had a fizzy drink and it was very cold. I went to the clowns stall where you have to throw a ball into the clown's mouth and at the end you get a toy. And my Dad and my sister came with me. GV
At the weekend I went to the school gala. And I threw the ball at the cans of coke and I won a prize of a can of coke. I got a bag of candy floss that looked like a fluffy cloud. HW
Yesterday I went to the school gala. And I had fun. I liked my racing car. I did the clown thing. MR
I did go on the bouncy castles. I had candy floss. I bought a big ball. BH
Yesterday I went to the school gala and I did the can throwing. I did the clown game and I got a lollipop that looked like a gumball. AL
At the weekend I went to the school gala and I got my face painted like a dalmation. My face was colourful like a rainbow. And I went on the pirate ship twice. JMC
On Sunday I went to the school gala and I won a truck. It was red and it had HX on it. It was fun and I went on the pirate ship ride and I got candy floss. LMc

Tuesday, November 17, 2009

Letter Jj

Today we did handwriting of j letter. we had to think of things that start with j.

The Queen of Hearts writing

This morning we watched a video from Alice in wonderland and then we did writing. We had to write what she looks like what she sounds like and if we like her,. Noone did. if you want to wotch the video click on the blue word video.

I don't like the Queen of hearts because she is bossy and mean. The Queen of hearts' dress is black and white and red like a ladybird and she is too tall. CN
She is angry like a dinosaur. I don't like her because she is bossy. She has a red dress with a white trim at the bottom of the dress. She sounds like a gorilla. MR
I hate the Queen of hearts. She is bossy and when she is really angry she goes red in the face. She gets really furious and she sounds like she will blow up! I really don't like her. AL
The Queen of hearts is really mean like a bully. Her voice sounds low. I don't like her because she's mean. Under her dress the stripes remind me of a bee. JMC
The Queen of hearts is really mean and she has a loud voice like thunder. The Queen of hearts sounds like an angry monster. Her dress looks like a ladybird. GV

Monday, November 16, 2009

Nutty about nouns

Today Busy Bumblebees were learning about nouns and verbs. We learned that nouns can be the names of people, places or things and looked in a picture to find as many nouns as we could. Can you see any other nouns in the picture?

Mass and Weight

We started weight today in maths and we did a mindmap of words that we know to do with weight. Can you think of any other words we need to know to help us with measuring?

Letter of the Week Ss

We came up with ideas for words that start with an 's' before handwriting today. Once we got started we thought of loads of ideas! Can you think of anything we have missed?

Wordle: Ss words

Fireworks Writing!

We did some great descriptive writing about fireworks night. We watched a short video clip to remind us of some of the sounds we might have heard on the night.

Then we listed some ideas of things we could see and hear.

Some snippets from our writing. Can you notice the descriptions of what we saw and heard?

The fireworks sound like a bomb exploding. They sound like a giant walking. They are red like lava. MR

Fireworks are beautiful and they are like shooting stars. Fireworks are loud like a man stomping. ES

The fireworks are like popcorn popping in a microwave. They look like glitter. GV

The firworks look bright like the sun. They are noisy - BOOM! CN

Fireworks look like rockets shooting through the sky. HW

The fireworks sound like thunder. They are colourful like a rainbow. Fireworks are cool and they are light. LMc

Fireworks sound like lightning and thunder. They look like shooting stars. They are bright like the sun. They look like glowing stars. SR

The fireworks are round. They are quick like a rocket zooming into space. BH

Wednesday, November 4, 2009

Handwriting Letter Vv

We talked about things beginning with the letter Vv before handwriting today because our teacher thought it was a tricky letter to get ideas for! Ms F was very surprised that we had such great ideas! Can you think of anything else we could add?

Tuesday, November 3, 2009

Handwriting letter Aa

We listed some words that start with an 'a' before handwriting this afternoon. Can you tell which ones have a short 'a' sound and which have a long 'a' sound?

Wordle: Aa words

Talking Success Criteria

We did some talking this morning and we recorded our voices in photostory so we could listen and come up with some ideas for good talking. We came up with 4 ideas to help us:

Have a listen to our talking and see if you agree with us!? You need to listen carefully to hear our soft, medium and loud talking then our slow, medium and fast talking and then the girls and boys read alternate lines of the rhyme. Who do you think was the best?

Monday, November 2, 2009

Nursery Rhymes with an 'M'

We tried to think of all the Nursery rhymes that have an 'm' in them today because that is our letter for this week. We made a wordle but we couldn't think of too many. Can you think of any we have missed?

Wordle: Nursery rhymes

Then we went round the classroom and took photos of things beginning with 'Mm'. We used the zoom when the objects were far away or up high on the wall. Here are 3 photos, can you see why we chose them?

Humpty Dumpty writing

We just decided to add 2 more great pieces of writing from 2 boys who are new at school. What do you think they did really well?
Humpty Dumpty is smiling because he is feeling happy. He is hot with his woolly jacket on. JT
Humpty Dumpty is round like a ball. Humpty Dumpty is happy sitting on the wall. DC

Humpty Dumpty writing

We wrote stories about Humpty Dumpty today. We looked at a picture of him and made a list of clothes and then we did our writing. Here are some of the stories we liked the best.

Can you guess why we liked them?

Humpty Dumpty is oval like an egg. He looks like a magician. His smiley face looks like a cheeky monkey. CN

He has a red tie and he has a red jacket. He has yellow stretchy socks. And he is an egg. MR

Humpty Dumpty has got a red jacket. It is red like lava. He has yellow socks that are yellow like a top of a gluestick. Humpty Dumpty is round like a circle. AL

Humpty Dumpty is jolly like Santa. He has a red bow tie. He has a red jacket with a black collar. JMC

Humpty Dumpty has long yellow socks that are like the sun. Humpty Dumpty has a bow tie and a black and red hat on. Humpty Dumpty looks like an oval egg. GV