This morning Year 5 has been estimating the volume of shapes. We have used multilink cubes to assist us, each cube measuring at 1 cubic centimetre.
We even estimated the volume of our class which was approximately 123 cubic metres (or 123250000 cubic centimetres)!
Great estimating Year…
Children have been consolidating their learning of 'Rounding Decimals' by challenging their friends to a game of Gold Rush - who won the most gold?
Year 2 have been learning all about Fractions this week!
Knowledge: To identify 1/2, 1/4 and 1/3 of a number or shape
Skills; to understand that a fraction is a part of a whole
Vocab: denominator, numerator, fraction, part
As part of our new Science learning, children have been grouping and sorting buttons and play animals. The children then created Venn diagrams and Carroll Diagrams. A very Science and Maths afternoon!
In Year 5 today, we have been building on our fraction and multiplication knowledge by combing them together to multiply fractions.
The class worked so hard and combined their subject knowledge effortlessly! Well done year 5!
Year 3 have learning all about fractions of whole numbers this term. We have been using lots of manipulatives and practical resources to help us understand.
Year 2 have used balances to explore how to measure mass in grams and kilograms.
Knowledge: to use standard units of measure for mass.
Skills: to use a balance accurately.
Vocab: balance, measure, grams, kilograms. pans, mass, object
This morning, children in Year 4 have been using Numicon to support their understanding of adding fractions.
Y6 were faced with a Design and Technology challenge: to design and make their very own playground!
They had to:
- Create five apparatus designs, applying the design criteria to their work.
- Make suitable changes to their work after peer evaluation.
- Make roughly three different…
In year 1 we are beginning to compare the length and height of different objects. We brainstormed all the words we could use to compare lengths and heights.