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Mrs Edwards

The blog of Mrs Edwards' English and Maths groups

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  • 20/04/18

    Manha High News!

    Well done to Megan, Jamie, Oliver, Kitty and Jacob who did amazingly well on Manga High over the Easter holidays - keep up the hard work!
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  • 28/03/18

    Persuasive Writing!

    This week we have been focusing on writing emotively to persuade Lila to come home to Lalchand.We have been trying to use emotive language, persuasive sentence openers, semi-colons and commas for clauses. Can you see examples of these in Jacob, Alex, Adyaan and Heidi's work below?
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  • 28/03/18

    Reading Update!

    We are at the end of our first term of 'Loopy about Reading' and the children and I are very proud of just how many books we have read this term. Each book earns 1, 2 or 3 loops dependent on how long it is. Some children have been extremely busy!
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  • 23/03/18

    Spellings WB 26.03.18

    We have given spellings out early as we are not in school next Friday, so our spellings will be a day early on Thursdat=y.
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  • 23/03/18

    Dice Games

    We have really enjoyed playing dice games today to develop our understanding and ability with place value.  Here is the game Crooked Rule Decide how many digits your number is going to have and draw a grid. Decide what the rule is going to be (e.g. biggest number) Take turns to r...
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  • 22/03/18

    We're 'Loopy' About Reading!

    In 5EE we have started a new display to record how many books we are reading at home and in school. Each time we finish a book, we get a loop to add to our paper chain, which is underneath a tag with our names on. If it is a longer book, we will get 2 or 3 loops to show the amount of effort we have...
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  • 16/03/18

    Trashketball!

    Today, we were recapping some of our arithmetic skills to boost our confidence.  When we got a question right, we were allowed to screw it up and throw it into a bin. Trick shots were encouraged!  We tackled lots of difficult questions such as division, multiplication, fractions, dec...
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  • 14/03/18

    Decimals and Fractions

    In maths, we are learning about how fractions link to decimals and we have been using a range of resources to support it.  Jamie - 'We learnt to partition decimals which means splitting them into their parts.' Kitty - ' We understood how to write decimals words.' M...
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  • 09/03/18

    Spelling Clarification

    Some of the children were discussing the different spellings of practise/practice today before our spelling test and a question of whether one of the spellings is the American version came up, an interesting conversation - I was pleased that the children were curious enough to ask!I did check before...
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  • 09/03/18

    Incredible Writing

    As part of our English topic on 'War Horse' we have been imagining what it would have been like to be a young soldier on the front line in World War 2. The children have been developing their emotive language and their use of coordinating conjunctions and interesting openers. Their writing h...
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  • 03/03/18

    Spelling WB 05.03.18

    How are we in March already? Here are the spellings for this week. 
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