Hauld yer wheeist, sit back and read what P5A have been learning this week!
This week has been a braw week in P5A. We have really enjoyed Scots literacy and languages week particularly as we have had the opportunity to learn Scots words. Some of our favourites are drookit, wheeist, haver and fankle. We read ‘Winnie the Pooh’ in Scots and English and compared and contrasted them to find the similarities and differences.
We also had a visit from ‘Mac A Story’ who told us three stories, including one about how St Andrew invented golf. For writing, we wrote a letter to Miss Griffith’s brother in Northern Ireland to explain all about St Andrew’s history, culture and heritage.
During numeracy we worked on our knowledge of negative numbers and practiced counting forwards and backwards in 1s and 2s in a ‘counting choir’. One of our students came up with a brilliant pun and told Miss Griffith ‘I felt negative about that maths session’!!!
For P.E this week we took part in Heartstart and learned about what to do if someone chokes.
We were lucky enough to win Leo the Learning Lion at Huddle this week. We get to bring him everywhere to share in our learning. Next week at Huddle we will sit on the benches and two members of the class will share our learning from the week.
We opened the first door of our Advent kindness calendar today. Each door contains a whole class kindness challenge that we created. Next week we are looking forward to studying The Christmasaurus by Tom Fletcher.
Welcome back! – P5a
What a busy week back in P5A! We all really enjoyed our Easter holiday and spent Tuesday morning writing postcards about them. Miss Griffith then read them aloud and we played a mystery guessing game to work out who had written which postcard. The highlight of our week was the arrival of a very important [...]
Welcome back to P5b!
Dear Parents and Carers Welcome back from your Easter holidays! We hope you had a great time and are recharged and ready for the term ahead! On Tuesday we received a letter saying that Primary 5 had been chosen to design and build two small neighbouring villages in the Scottish Borders! Miss Griffith and Mr [...]
P5b and Easter
Dear Parents and Carers This week we have continued practicing for our Easter Assembly. We made our Easter props including palm leaves, posters and trying on our costumes. The palm leaves are to wave to welcome Jesus into Jerusalem as are the posters. Our dress rehearsal went well and we look forward to welcoming you [...]
Easter Assembly Practice – P5a
This week in Primary 5A we have been practising our Easter assembly. We are learning a mime to the song ‘Amazing Grace’ as well as singing some other songs. In grammar we continued to learn about collective nouns and made posters of our favourite ones. We also looked at singular and plural words. In numeracy, [...]