We also shared our existing knowledge and created questions to investigate throughout our learning. We are all very excited about this unit (especially Ms Gemma).
For the next two weeks we will be focusing on data handling. Year 4 started their learning using pictograms and have then focused on bar charts. They have practised interpreting the information, answering questions about it, collecting their own data and transferring it into thheir own pictogram and bar chart.
Year 4 examined the features of a biography. They researched Usain Bolt and completed a range of tasks about his life. They really enjoyed reading about his success as a sprinter and watching him race in the Beijing, London and Rio Olympics.
This week in literacy we have been learning the story of The Marriage of Ganesh. We acted out the story and made a story map to help summarise the key parts. We discussed whether or not we thought Ganesh had cheated in the story, using evidence from the story to support our reasons.
This week in maths, we have started to learn about fractions. We have learnt the definition of what a fraction ACTUALLY is (a part of whole). We have learnt that the larger the denominator (bottom number) the smaller the fraction. Year 3 did a paper folding activity to prove this.