After the summer break we’re now ‘back to school’.
Including this newspaper report
Sam did some of his workbooks
Sam’s reading focused on ‘ng’ digraph so we dug out;
They learned introductions and family titles in Latin
Geography, we looked at coastal landforms and made a beach in a tray to show how beaches are washed away. We started off by making some rock pillars from playdough and put them down one end of the tray (cheap cat litter tray – my top tip – anything involving glitter or paint or mess gets done in the tray). Then we covered them completely in sand. Poured water into the other end of the tray. We then pushed a piece of card through the water to make waves.
French, we listened to the cds and the colours. They did their workbooks.
Then I made them some cards so they could play pairs.
We’ve spent time every day reading Goodnight Mr Tom, the book which forms the comprehension basis of Jack’s English this month.
Sam started some of the Ancient Greece pocket of his Ancient Civilization project.
Same also made a fossil cast of his hand. We had been planning to do it in mud in the backgarden but the heavens opened just after I’d started mixing the plaster of paris, so had to have an emergency rethink.
We filled a bowl with play sand and wet it. Then Sam pressed in his hand.
And we all made shortbread (plain, choc chip and my favourite ginger and dark chocolate).
Making explosions by setting fire to paper caps
Plus Cubs, seeing friends and joining in with tiedyeing at Rainbows (I was too busy dyeing myself and the church wall to take photos).