We have been learning all about subtraction, take-away, minus, less, removing, counting backwards... We have done a lot of practice of counting backwards, using our heads and our fingers to help us.
We played subtraction basketball, snakes and ladders, completed lots of sums, used concrete materials and solved some tricky word problems.
This week we have been learning all about giving directions.
The vocabulary we need for this includes:
- right, left, forwards, backwards, up, down, above, below, through, in between, around, straight, under, over, on top of
We worked with a partner to describe a picture to one another, using these specific words eg. Draw a flower to the left of the tree. Draw a bird on top of the house, draw a square under the circle. We worked really well as a team and drew some very good pictures, based on these directions.
We learned all about Weight this month. We used the language heavier, lighter, heavy, light, balance, measure, estimate, kilogram.
We use the balance to estimate, measure and record the weight of various objects.