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The Farm: Fruit and Vegetables

May 19, 2023

THEME

The Farm: Fruit & Vegetables

COLOUR

Blue

SHAPE

Circle

NUMBER

15

j

LETTER

Vv – Vegetables

Writing and Phonics: This week we completed our new set of CVC family words: “at”. The children are getting the hang of sounding these words out using the sound button method. We encourage you to assist your child when completing their weekly homework, it is important for them to sound the letters out one by one and then read the word out. As well as write them out using the cat method independently without tracing. They can do it! Keep it up Squad.  

Maths: Our mathematics lesson this week was focused on addition. The Squad had to circle how many items in each group and then add them altogether to get the answer. We also focused on writing the number ‘9’ the correct way around.

Life Skills: “Decision Makers”- This week we recapped over what it means to be a decision maker and how important it is to be able to have an opinion. Often, we are indecisive, and we are too scared to let our voice be heard. We then went on to discuss that we have freedom of speech, and we can say what we feel, and we should not be scared to do so. Making decisions even if they are the wrong ones – help us to grow and learn from those mistakes.

Art: During art this week we drew a still-life, the Squad looked at a fruit basket and the drew the basket at the angle that they viewed the basket. We had a lot of fun with this, and the children tried to be very precise with their fruit. Well done guys!

Afrikaans: For Afrikaans we went over prepositions (voorsetsels), we also went over colours, counting to twenty and body parts.

Cooking & Music: For cooking this week, we peeled our very own sweet potatoes so that we could add them to our chicken nugget dish. How delicious! Music this week was concert based – we are also learning some moves with the songs.

It has been a great week. Assessments are in full swing so please could we ask that your child attend school every day.

See you at Sports Day tomorrow!

    

 Dates to Diarise:  

2 June: Hearing Tests

7 June: Haircut Day

15 June: Bike-a-Thon Day

16 June: Youth Day (Public Holiday)

23 June: Book Character Dress Up Day and Break Up Day

26, 27, 28, 29, 30 June: Mid Term Break

3 July: Back to School

 

Lots of love

Teacher Carla, Teacher Hayley and the Smart Squad Assistants

Our ha-PEA children!

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