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Welcome to 2018 in P5b!

Dear Parents and Carers

This week we have been working very hard on our first week back in 2018! We started our wonderful week talking about our favourite holiday memories. We hope you had a restful holiday and are ready for the New Year.

We have been reading a series of short stories by Roald Dahl and this week we read “The Boy Who Talked With Animals” which is about a boy who communicates with animals. At the end of the book the boy sails off with a previously captured turtle and is never seen again. We chatted about the book and gave it a rating out five and gave our reasons. Calum liked how the book was written in the first person and also liked how it was a happy ending but would have changed the title to “The Turtle Whisperer.”

This week we have been learning about New Year’s Resolutions which are when you set a goal at the start of the year to improve our lives. We made New Year Resolution stars and we are going to display them in class and see if we can to stick to them. One of the most common resolutions set in Scotland this year was to lose weight. Our targets in P5 include healthier eating, improving our dance skills and being kinder to our siblings! What is your 2018 New Year’s Resolution?

For our art this week we have been making a seasons calendar.  There is a tree in the middle and in all four corners there are different seasons. We have been making this with oil pastels and have been working on delicate touch with our materials.

Next week we are starting a block of rugby which we are looking forward to. Make sure you have your PE kit ready!

 

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Primary 5

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Jan

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This week’s review was written by Jack, Beth, Hannah, Euan, Sophie, Max, Zayaan, Christopher, Liam B, Liam H, Rosie, Amelie and Lila. This week in P5b we have been travelling back in time and began our learning about Queen Victoria and the Victorian era. We learned that Queen Victoria reigned from 1837 to 1901 which [...]

Primary 5

12

Jan

2018


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Happy New Year

Happy New Year! We had a lovely holiday but are glad to be back with everyone in Primary 5A.  We started off the week with a New Year campfire where we shared our stories about the Christmas holidays and our New Year’s Resolutions. We then put these into our ‘phone’ display booklets. In literacy we [...]

Primary 5

12

Jan

2018


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Welcome to 2018 in P5b!

Dear Parents and Carers This week we have been working very hard on our first week back in 2018! We started our wonderful week talking about our favourite holiday memories. We hope you had a restful holiday and are ready for the New Year. We have been reading a series of short stories by Roald [...]

Primary 5

19

Dec

2017


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PlayTalkRead Bus

Benji the PlayTalkRead Bus is coming to Midlothian. The Bus will be hosting free storytelling and rhythm sessions and a range of play and activity sessions for children and their parents.