P4b

Welcome to the class page for Primary 4b.

Our class teacher is Miss Donohue and we are excited to show you all of the work we have been doing in class throughout the year.

Term 4:

This term our topic is Planet Earth. We will be leanring a bit about the Science of Planet Earth, different countries in our world and some of the wildlife that can be found.

We will also be learning about Minibeasts in the environment and World Hunger.

Keep up to date with our learning by reading our blog posts every week!

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Term 3:

Topic

This term we our learning all about Ancient Egyptians for our class topic. We have been doing a lot of class work and we are looking forward to posting pictures for you all to look at!

Science

In Science we are learning about electrcity and how an electrical circuit works. We even designed our own electrical circuits!

Health and well-being

In PE we have been working on our gymnastics skills. Mrs McLaughlin teaches us some exciting new balances!

We have also been doing a lot of work on resilience and how we can become more resilient in our lives. Check out our learning logs each week where we will post examples of what we have been doing.

Maths

In Maths we are working hard on our times tables. We use smart board games to build up our speed and work as a team against the clock! We also do a lot of work on our mental addition and subtraction strategies and discuss the strategies we use with Miss Donohue.

Literacy

In Primary 4b there is a big emphasis on reading. We have ERIC (everybody reading in class) at the start of every day. We also enjoy doing big writing where we use our imagination and different stories we have read and write our own. We focus on VCOP and ensure to use it in all of our writing.

Homework

Homework in Primary 4b consists of spelling, reading and maths. A grid for spelling is used and the children can do one activity from the grid per week. Similarly for maths, activities are outlined on a grid which aim to strengthen the child’s mental maths knowledge- these are very effective if done orally with your child. New reading books are sent out every Tuesday. Homework is handed back on a Monday to be marked before new homework can be set for the following day. In addition, at the beginning of a new topic, a topic homework grid with fun activities will be sent to pupils. The  children do just one activity from this grid but can do more if they wish! Please get in touch if you have any questions!

Keep an eye on our class page for updates on all of the work we have been doing!