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Capitalising Kangaroos (Y1/2 2017-18)

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Our Judaism Day! Six Adults! Six Activities! Six bits of fun!

We spent the day learning about the Jewish faith’s special times, special places and its special book. Children painted the Monorah, wrote the ten commandments, drew a Seder plate and made the Torah scroll and wrote some Hebrew writing. We all tried Passover crackers and pomegranate seeds which most children enjoyed.


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Wonderful Mathematical Thinking!

We’ve been looking at groups. Groups of apples and cookies.

Then we looked at arrays and how they were arranged.

The children were shown this:

During the next lesson they were asked to Show, Draw, Explain and Prove their understanding – very difficult things to do, but they are getting really good at it!

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Are there enough?

Can you write your own question like this for me to do at home?

Maybe something like: There are 19 biscuits in the cupboard. Mr Petitt wants to eat twenty biscuits. Are there enough biscuits?

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