Class blog - Ash
Our fantastic finale!Written by Lora Allan
For our fantastic finale the children's parents came into the classroom on Friday to look and read our fact files about the Triceratops! They also looked at our Tinga Tinga art! It was great fun sharing the learning with the children's parents, take a look at our pictures and have a lovely half term.
The Wild Place!Written by Lora Allan
This week we went on a trip to The Wild Place! We had so much fun! We went on a coach and when we got there we had an educational workshop all about different types of animals. We grouped animals like mammals, reptiles, amphibians, fish and birds. After the workshop we went around the site and saw so many amazing animals. We saw giraffes, zebras, cheetahs, Geladas and many more! Take a look at our pictures!
Computing!Written by Lora Allan
We have started computing in Year 1! The children practised typing and using the mouse. The children learnt how to do a capital letter and a full stop for a sentence. It went really well and all children liked using the laptops.
We made dinosaurs!Written by Lora Allan
This week we made dinosaurs to help us for our writing. We will be writing a fact file about our dinosaur next week! We made up names for our dinosaur and the class dinosaur was called the Ashosaurus - Rex! Take a look at our pictures of some of our dinosaurs.
A dinosaur has been!Written by Harriet King
Last week for our WOW day, children came into the classroom to find an egg! We thought about what it might be then we went outside to see that there were footprints, feathers, scratches and dinosaur poo! It was so exciting! We even heard a dinosaur roar! The children drew the clues that we saw and detected that it must have been a dinosaur. Take a look at the pictures!
Published stories!Written by Harriet King
This week we published and read our stories of 'The Runaway Christmas tree' to Rowan class! Our stories were publishe onto Christmas tree paper! Rowan class enjoyed hearing our stories, it was great fun. Take a look!
The Runaway Christmas Tree!Written by Harriet King
This week we planned a new story. We are writing the about the runaway Christmas tree! We drew our story to structure it and know the order of the events. The story is set in Bristol and Ming is sent to the market to buy a turkey but instead he trades for a magical Christmas tree! The Christmas tree does magical things including singing!
Take a look at our story map!
Practising our singing!Written by Harriet King
This week we have been practising our play and singing alot! We have been rehersing our lines and words of the songs to make sure we know them really well! Please practise at home if you can! Here are the words to 'Little Donkey'. This is a song we need to practise more! Happy singing!
Working mathematically!Written by Harriet King
Last week and this week we have been representing addition facts to 20 by partitioning numbers. We have been partitioning numbers using beans and counters. We have used the bar model and these spider diagrams to show and represent partitioning.
Take a look!
The Runaway Firework!Written by Harriet King
This week we have been writing The Runaway Firework! We have been making sure we use capital letters and full stops in our sentences. We have been making sure we use capital letters for names too. Take a look at this piece of writing by Lillian!
Drama!Written by Harriet King
We have been acting out the story 'The Runaway Wok!' We acted out scenes from the book to help us remember the order of the story. This week we are writing 'The Runaway firework!' Take a look at our pictures of the acting we did.
Some of us imagined we were dragon dancers in the parade!
Some of us were drummers in the parade!
This is Otis being Ming, Mattie being Mrs Li and Yousseif being Lan!
A skype to China!Written by Harriet King
We have been learning about Chinese New Year and last week we skyped Miss King's friends in China to ask them about Chinese New Year! It was amazing! They told us about the fireworks they see, the food they eat and the decorations they put up.
Our Chinese New Year Wow day!Written by Harriet King
On Monday we had a Wow day all about Chinese New Year! We read our story 'The runaway wok', learnt about Chinese New Year, tried Chinese food and made lanterns! We also had fortune cookies, it was so much fun! Take a look at our pictures!
The toy sale!Written by Harriet King
On Wednesday we had our toy sale! We put tables outside the classroom and a banner. Children put their toys they had made in the classroom and in the forest out on the tables along with their captions. Their captions explained what the toy is and what it looked like. The sale was a huge success and parents came along to buy their children's toys! Take a look at our pictures!
Grandparents came to visit!Written by Harriet King
On Tuesday some grandparents from Ash class came into the class to talk about toys the used to play with. The grandparents showed toys like, spinning tops, puppets, puzzles, snap games, toy busses and toy cars. They spoke about how they used to play outside lots too and how they wouldn't need to worry about cars in the road because there wasn't many cars. Some grandparents spoke about how they used to make toys in the forest or play in the tree house. We had so much fun learning about what they used to play with!
Our trip to Blaise Castle Museum!Written by Harriet King
On Thursday 12th October, Year 1 went to Blaise Castle Museum! We had a workshop which looked at old toys, it was so much fun! We also had to sort old and new toys, think about what materials the old toys were made from and we were able to play with some old toys too!