Posts tagged with Topic

Wednesday, June 19th, 2013

The Great Pyramid Tour

Today we finally had the chance to show off all our fabulous work to our special guests. A big thank you to all the mums, dads, grans, grandpas, brothers, sisters, aunts, uncles and friends who came to support us.

Monday, June 10th, 2013

An Invitation to our Great Pyramid Tour

It’s official… A date has been set… Each P3 is inviting 2 special guests to come to our Great Pyramid Tour on Wednesday 19th June at 1.45pm. We’d better get busy and finish our project!

Friday, June 7th, 2013

Ancient Egyptian Food

Mrs C brought in some food that the Ancient Egyptians would have eaten. Thankfully this food was fresh and not thousands of years old! As you can see, we weren’t all convinced with the taste! What did you enjoy tasting? Leave a comment naming a food that the Ancient Egyptians would eat.

Friday, May 31st, 2013

Pyramid Building

When we came into class this morning, we discovered some building blocks under the tables in our classroom. Then we spotted a block in the packed lunch stand! Some were hidden in the PE kit box, one was hidden in the class library and Dean found one under the sink! It took us a wee […]

Wednesday, May 1st, 2013

Making a Shaduf

We worked in our cooperative teams to make a model of an Ancient Egyptian shaduf.

Thursday, March 14th, 2013

Ancient Egypt – Big Questions

  We have started our new topic – Ancient Egypt.   We discussed with our shoulder partners what we would like to find out about Ancient Egypt and developed a list of Big Questions that we are going to investigate during our topic.   Where is Egypt? When did Ancient Egyptians live? When were the pyramids […]

Friday, March 1st, 2013

Space Assembly

Today we had the opportunity to share our learning about Space with P1 & P2. We had practised an assembly all week and presented it today to P1 & P2. After the assembly we took our guests on a tour of the solar system, showing off our topic fact files and newly discovered planets. Did […]

Wednesday, February 27th, 2013

Papier Mache Planets

As part of our topic work, we created a new planet! We used balloons, papier mache and paper to build the layers of our newly discovered planets. Then we added mountains and colour using tissue paper. Finally we wrote an imaginative story about using a telescope to discover our new planet. What did you enjoy […]

Wednesday, February 27th, 2013

Team Space – Posters

We worked with our shoulder partner to create a fact poster. Our success criteria, the posters should have a title have 3 facts be easy to read be eye-catching Our social goal was “everyone contributes” At the end of our task, we did a carousel around all the posters to see which ones met the […]

Friday, February 22nd, 2013

Team Space – Beebot Challenge

This week, as part of our Space topic, Mrs C asked us to design a Beebot mat. Our success criteria was the Beebot mat had to- have a space theme be eye-catching  have 3 danger squares that Beebot had to avoid. We started by thinking of lots of different space ideas and space dangers, we thought […]

Wednesday, January 30th, 2013

Go Team Space!

We’ve made new cooperative groups so we can work together on some new team challenges. We were all given a part of jigsaw that made a different space picture and we had to find the other parts of the jigsaw to meet our new team mates. We then created a team identity by naming our […]

Friday, January 18th, 2013

Satellites and Moon buggies

As part of our topic homework we designed a moon buggy or a satellite. We could make a detailed drawing, illustrating all the features of our design or we could make a model. A big thanks to our friends and family who helped us! What do you think of our designs?

Tuesday, November 27th, 2012

Toilet Paper Solar System

Today we measured out the Solar System using toilet paper! Each sheet of paper represented 10 million kilometres. The Sun was at the centre of Solar System, Mercury 6 sheets away, Venus 11 sheets, Earth 15 sheets, Mars 23 sheets, Jupiter 78, Saturn 140, Uranus 290, Neptune 450 and Pluto 590 sheets away from the […]

Thursday, October 11th, 2012

Learning Together Event

Three is a magic number! The Twits Tonight we had a Learning Together Event at our school. All the classes did an assembly and then each pupil acted as tour guide and took their invited guests for a tour of the school. The videos give you a little idea of what we did for the […]

Tuesday, October 9th, 2012

Junk Monsters

Our task was to work cooperatively in a team to create a monster from junk materials. Our social goal was everyone contributes. It was pretty tricky, especially when Mrs C said the monster had to be able to stand all by itself without any support! We celebrated our successes with our team cheers. How do […]