We went outside to look at maps in the environment. We also looked at photos and tried to see where the photo might be on the map. It was tricky but we were really good at looking for clues.
'There is a duck in the photo is that where the duck symbol is on the map?' Fazil
'Is the M6 a big river because it is blue on the map?'
'The River Lostock meanders! ' Alex
We learned lots of new vocabulary whilst discussing rivers.
Cuerden Valley Park
Here are some facts from our visit to Cuerden Valley Park.
There building is made out of all recycled materials. There is a reservoir, which had been built in the Victorian Times by Lord Townley. I Learnt about the types of insects and fish that live in the ponds and rivers. I now understand about the three courses and lots of technical vocabulary used for river studies. (Charlie).
Oxbow lakes are when the rivers flood and it cuts another pathway to join the main part of the river. (Lila)
MFL - French
Following on from our mapwork in Geography, we went outside to ask for directions and give directions, in French. The children are growing in confidence and having a really good go at putting together a conversation.
Today we have been outside learning about quadrilateral shapes and there angles. We worked in groups of two or three and we had to find and photograph different shapes in the outdoors. When we came back into class we then printed off our pictures and labelled them in our books. (AH)
After we had been outside we used the geo boards to create pictures using quadrilaterals, we could use regular or irregular shapes. I made a boat. (BG)