Wednesday, November 8, 2017

Maths Measurement Exploration

Room 22 have been exploring our concept of measurement and vocabulary.

On Monday we brainstormed some words to describe height, width, and length

short fat long skinny wide tall small teeny weeny tiny thin gigantic thick longest shortest shorter taller wider narrower flatter rounder

We estimated how many hands long a table was when Miss Quan used her hands and then guessed how many hands it would be for Austin to measure the table.

Danya guessed that it would take more of Austin's hands than Miss Quan's because his hands were smaller.

Manashi guessed it would be 14 of Austin's hands as it was 11 of Miss Quan's hands.
She was close! It took Austin 14 hands and a bit more (approx 1/3 of another of his hands).

Jessica and Sybella compared their hands and feet. They realized it was really important that they started at the same place so matching heel of their palms and the heel of their feet. They were the same size, both hands and feet!

Here are some photos of the other activities we did!


Monday, September 18, 2017

Room 22's Calendar Art

We hope you enjoy our Eric Carle inspired Calendar Art. Eric Carle is an illustrator. He paints paper using different tools to create texture then collages pictures for children's books. You might know his story "The Very Hungry Caterpillar" We also read "Mister Seahorse" and learned of all the male sea creatures who take care of their young and another story called "Have You Seen My Cat?"

Sunday, September 10, 2017

Robots 8/9/17


We have been learning that our brain needs exercise and by exercising it we can grow our brain, just like a muscle!

We can grow our brain by working hard to learn new things. Often we make mistakes while we're learning something new but we don't worry because we know that making mistakes can even make us smarter.


We watched a short video about Mojo who had a few problems building a robot. You can watch it here at 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bycrqTvgclk&t=5s
to see how he dealt with problems.

Room 22 children thought that it would be good to try making robots ourselves! 










Wednesday, September 6, 2017

Cricket Skills 5/9/17



On Tuesday afternoon we were taught cricket skills. Mr Campbell and a coach from the Cornwall Park Cricket Club showed us how to throw a cricket ball and how to hold a cricket bat.







Oral Language



             


As part of our oral language programme we are learning how to recite our favourite poems in front of an audience.



Tuesday, September 5, 2017

Boat Making



We are learning about problem solving and persevering to achieve our goals. Our challenge was to create a boat that would carry a teddy across the water tray, keeping him dry.