Characters on trial

The children put Wizard Lizard, from Superworm by Julia Donaldson, on trial. Before the trial, the children came up with questions and considered the answers by drawing on inferences about the characters that they had made. 

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Root investigation

Tigers investigated plants by comparing roots to other parts of the plants. 

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Recycled flower sculptures

Tigers class looked at a range of artists that created pieces of art using recycled material and objects. The children then designed and made their own flower sculptures that also built on their knowledge of plants. 

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Pollination

We learnt that pollination happens with help from people, insects, birds and other animals. We used glitter to show how pollen can be transferred from flowering plant to flowering plant. 

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Seed dispersal

We investigated seed dispersal by simulating seed pod bursting by observing glitter filled balloons. We blew bubbles to help us imagine how different seeds could be carried by the wind. 

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Science week started with Professor Nitrate

We had a visit from Professor  Nitrate who taught us lots of interesting facts about topics from fire to bubbles. visit

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Peer editing

The children shared their writing and worked together to mark and edit their work. 

 

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Sorting rocks

After researching three main types of rock, the children sorted rocks they had found according to their features. 

 

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Tigers classes amazing art

 

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Performance poetry

After reading a poem in guided reading, the boys made up actions and performed it for the class. 

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Putting the Wizard Lizard on trial.

After reading Superworm, the children wrote questions to ask the main characters and held a trial. 

 

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What to do in an earthquake

The children pretended an earthquake was happening and went through all the procedures they had researched. 

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