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Bushey and Oxhey Infant School

Educating Today's Child for Tomorrow!

Proud to be part of Bushey Primary Education Federation Federation Headteacher: Mrs M Cooper MA

Week 2 14.1.19

This week Giraffe Class have been learning:

 

English

  • We continued to look at the story ‘Mufaro’s Beautiful Daughters’ by John Steptoe.
  • We retold the story in our own words, using story language and expanded noun phrases.
  • We planned our own traditional tales based on the story.
  • We wrote and edited our own traditional tales with a clear beginning, middle and end.

 

Maths

  • We looked at pictograms and interpreted the data that they show.
  • We continued to focus on multiplication and using arrays to show our working.
  • We solved a variety of maths problems involving addition and multiplication.

 

Topic

  • We looked at the work of Angu Walters, an African artist.
  • We created our own art work in the style of Angu Walters, using different shapes and patterns.
  • We discussed and thought about different places that are special to us and the reasons why.

 

What an exciting week of learning Giraffes; well done!

 

Next week we are researching and writing our own reports comparing South Africa to the UK. We are also continuing to look at multiplication in maths.

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