P5 Mrs Murray's Class

P5 Mrs Murray's Class

Road Safety Walk

ActivitiesPosted by J Murray Fri, October 20, 2017 07:26PM
P5 finished their Road Safety programme by going on a Road Safety Walk. The children gained lots of experience crossing roads.

Gareth, our Road Safety Advisor , reminded us of the six important steps for crossing safely:
1. Find a safe place to cross
2. Keep your feet behind the edge of the kerb.
3. Look right and left to see if it is safe to cross
4. Cross if it is safe
5. Listen , look right and left as you cross
6. Walk sensibly across the road.

Lots of the children needed to be reminded to keep looking left and right as they were crossing but as we practised this we all improved.

A big thank you to Gareth who kept us all safe. We all had fun on our walk and understand that there are many hazards around us.

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Sharing Memories

ActivitiesPosted by J Murray Fri, October 13, 2017 07:43PM
As part of our Me Inc topic the pupils made memory boxes. They then brought 3 objects in to put in their box.

In Literacy the children planned and wrote reasons for choosing their objects. The children then presented their ideas to the class.

Thankyou for sending in all your precious objects. We all loved hearing about your baby, holiday and family memories.

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Making Shapes

ActivitiesPosted by J Murray Fri, October 13, 2017 07:33PM
Over the past two weeks we having been learning all about 2D and 3D shapes. The pupils enjoyed investigating the properties of 3D shapes such as: number of faces, vertices and edges.

The pupils used Geo Boards to make shapes. They then had to count the number of sides and label the shape. We had fun making regular and irregular shapes.

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ActivitiesPosted by J Murray Sun, September 24, 2017 09:08PM
The pupils have been learning all about length in Numeracy. They worked with a partner to measure body parts and had to find objects that measured a particular length.

The pupils have been developing their estimating skills and now recognise the relationship between centimetres and metres.

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Welcome to P.5

AnnouncementsPosted by J Murray Fri, September 01, 2017 07:48PM
We have all had a brilliant first week in P.5. The pupils have all settled in really well and have enjoyed finding out about their new classmates. Thank you for returning all your letters so promptly and if you have not done so yet please return them as soon as possible.

Our first topic is Me Inc which will give the pupils an opportunity to discuss their talents, memories and to learn about the organs in the body. In Numeracy we will be learning:place value, odd and even numbers, length, 2D shapes,3D shapes and block/bar graphs. Within Literacy we will be revisiting our use of capital letters and full stops, nouns, verbs, adjectives and adverbs.

Homework will begin on Monday 4th September. Information regarding homework will be sent home on Monday 4th September and there will be an information session for parents on Tuesday 5th September at 2pm.

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