Distance Learning Term 3

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McAuley 3 & 4 Weekly Newsletter – 10th – 14th Aug 2020.

Kia Ora Families,

Another great week under our belt. We started the “Exploring the Arts” rotations this week and the children had a blast! 

Tristar will move back to Tuesday for the next 2 weeks, so please send your children in sports gear.

Poem folders – Can you please have a look around your house and send your child’s poem folder back to school. We use the folders every Friday and some have been missing for a while. Thank you!

Please note: NEXT SUNDAY (16th August) we have a whole school Mass at 10am. All the children are expected to be there please. More information to follow. 

Have a fantastic weekend, see you all on Monday. 

Nga mihi maioha,

Miss Evans and Miss Kennedy.

The week ahead… 

Monday Miss Kennedy out – Miss Smit in.
Tuesday 10am Tristar Gymnastics – Sports Gear all day.
Wednesday Business as usual.
Thursday Exploring the Arts.
Friday Business as usual.

5pm Movie Night.

This week’s learning…

Reading Use the initial letter to sound out unknown words.

Recognise word endings, blends, and words families.

Begin to recognise contraction words (can’t/cannot).

Answer questions about the story they have read.

Writing Write a simple sentence using my sight words.

Add more detail to my story. 

Sound out unknown words and write the sounds I hear.

Maths Numbers 1-20 (and beyond)

Solving addition and subtraction problems using materials and in our head. 

Letters of the week Rr, Kk, Oo, Hh letter name, sound and formation. 

Phonics er, ck, oo, wh – sound and words that include these blends.

Religious Education Participating and contributing in morning prayers. 

Exploring Sacrament Stand

Inquiry Explorers – 

Let’s be an Explorer of our 5 senses!

News Timetable

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
Charlotte

Reonel

Miller

Jack T

Frankie

Grace

Calum

Damian R

Hugo

Keira

Jack Y

Eli

Freddie P

Joseph

Cara

Dinuki

Ruby

Jasper

Egypt

Matthew

Robbie

Edie

Darcy

Ysobel

Millie

Jeramai

Emilia

Isla

Ayaana

Conor

Freddie E

Kaila

Hailey

Daniel

Sienna

Ellie

Lukan

Alexandra

Damian LB

Week 4 topic: Exploring Our 5 Senses

 

  • Choose a sense (sight, sound, taste, touch, smell)
  • What is your favourite ‘thing’ from this sense? E.g. My favourite smell is a scented candle. My favourite sound is rain on the roof.
  • Feel free to send photos, bring in drawings, or items.

 

The week ahead… 

Monday Business as usual.
Tuesday Business as usual.
Wednesday 10am Tristar Gymnastics.
Thursday Exploring the Arts
Friday 9am McAuley team prayers (McAuley 1&2 to lead) – All welcome

2.30pm Great Learner Assembly – parents will be contacted if your child is getting certificate. 

McAuley team will be leading this, so please come along if you can!

This week’s learning…

Reading Point to each word as I read using my ‘magic finger’.

Use the picture to look for clues. 

Recognise sight words when reading. 

Discuss and answer questions about the book

Writing Draw a picture to match my story.  

Write a sentence using my sight words and finger spaces. 

Adding more detail to my story. 

Maths Numbers 1-20

Formation, which number comes first and why? Ordering the numbers, joining sets together to make these numbers, simple addition, and subtraction problems. 

Letters of the week Ff, Bb, Ee, Dd letter name, sound and formation. 

Phonics fl bl, ei, dr – recognising sound and formation.

Religious Education Participating and contributing in morning prayers. 

Exploring Sacrament Stand

Inquiry Explorers – What are the qualities of an explorer? 

Let’s be an Explorer!

News Timetable

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
Charlotte

Reonel

Miller

Jack T

Frankie

Grace

Calum

Damian R

Hugo

Keira

Jack Y

Eli

Freddie P

Joseph

Cara

Dinuki

Ruby

Jasper

Egypt

Matthew

Robbie

Edie

Darcy

Ysobel

Millie

Jeramai

Emilia

Isla

Ayaana

Conor

Freddie E

Kaila

Hailey

Daniel

Sienna

Ellie

Lukan

Alexandra

Damian LB

Week 3 topic: Exploring Space

Can you research a simple fact about Space to share with the class?

 

  • Photos, book, drawings are welcome.