In Maths this week, Year Four have described movements on a grid. They have developed their understanding on using co-ordinates and they did a fantastic job with reading and plotting co-ordinates. Then they extended their learning even further by plotting points of given quadrilaterals. Well done Year Four – you have worked incredibly hard this week.
In topic this week, we have been planning and writing our own Haiku’s. We have also been creating our own sushi brands based on some of the more popular brands around the world. We have been collaborating to work as designers and product marketers to create a successful brand.
In maths this week, we have been looking at symmetrical shapes and vertical, horizontal and diagonal lines of symmetry. We learnt about symmetry in shapes but also how to complete a symmetrical pattern.
This week we were introduced to our ‘Journey to Japan’ topic through a Japanese hook afternoon. We visited each classroom to experience various Japanese themed activities involving; origami and Japanese currency, language and writing. At the end of the week we came together in groups to create a poster that displayed their new knowledge about Japan.
During science this week, we learnt about circuits. We discussed the components in a circuit and the symbols that represent them when drawn in a diagram. We experimented with the resources and made our own circuits. We discovered that the bulb would only light when attached to a battery. We then tested different materials to find the best conductor of electricity.
During maths this week we learnt about different 2D shapes. We focused on triangles and quadrilaterals.