This afternoon, we looked at the artist Julian Opie and compared his artwork to Tudor portraits. We discussed the similarities and differences we found between them and talked about which was our favourite type of art and why.
Today, we looked at some different sketching techniques and practised them. We then used these skills to try and recreate an eye given to us. Talk to your child about the different techniques they learnt and what’s the difference between ‘highlight’, ‘midtone’ and ‘shadow’.
As it’s Anti-Bullying week, we had a lesson about the importance of being kind and looking out for each other. We learnt about the different types of bullying and what we can do to help. Together, we came up with a class statement for Anti-Bullying.
Today we celebrated World Children’s Day by thinking about the rights of a child. We all wrote a right on a piece of blue paper and it created a class paper chain to add to our UNICEF board.
Today, we celebrated kindness in school. We read a book about kindness and then discussed and write down lots of different ways we can show kindness.
Today in science, we did an experiment to make elephant’s toothpaste. We learnt that this is an irreversible chemical change because it can not be undone.
Our new English text is a description about the island in The Tempest. Today, we drew the island using specific description from our text.
This afternoon, we learnt about how Henry VIII created the Church of England and why he did this. We created a comic strip to explain the steps he took to break away from the Roman Church.
This afternoon, we completed our Tudor houses and they look great!
This afternoon we are continuing with our Tudor houses, focusing on the roof and windows. We are using different types if brown paper to create a tiled roof effect and black paper to build the windows.