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Room 7
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St. Vincent’s Primary School Crosshouse Road Greenhills  East Kilbride  G75 9DG t.   01355 241649 f.   01355 241290 e.  gw14stvincentsoffice@glow.sch.uk
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Hello and welcome to Room 7 with Mrs Farrell.   Please keep a close eye on this page for regular updates telling you all about our learning in this Primary 4 class.    

Our P.E. Days are Wednesday and Thursday.  Please ensure you have a full gym kit and your indoor shoes on these days.  
Homework Week Beginning 11th November

Please click the link for this week's homework, spelling words and new family learning grid. 

Homework Week Beginning 11th November

Spelling Words

Family Learning November to December
 
Homework Week Beginning 4th November

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Weekly Homework Grid

Spelling Words

 
Homework Week Beginning 28th October 

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Weekly Homework Grid

Spelling Words

Homework Week Beginning 21st October 

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Weekly Homework Grid

Spelling Words

Homework Week Beginning 7th October 

This week is Maths week in St Vincent's! We have created a homework grid for this week focused on Maths - please see the attached link. This week is also a spelling assessment week. I have made up a grid with the spelling rules which have been taught so far to revise. Please see attached. 

Keep an eye out in pupils' bags for Parents Night appointment times - looking forward to seeing you! Mrs Farrell

Maths Week Homework

Spelling Assessment Week
 
Homework Week Beginning 30th September

Please focus on spelling over Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday this week (no homework Monday due to the September weekend). Use a different active strategy each night.

Spelling words 

Red and Blue Groups -

‘si’ for the ‘sh’ and ‘zh’ sounds:

Occasion, division, revision, explosion, television, vision, tension


Yellow Group -

‘Wa’:

 Was, water, wall, wash, walk, warm
 
Homework Week Beginning 23rd September

As this week and next are 4 day weeks, homework will take a different format. Please focus only on spelling over Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday this week (no homework Thursday due to the September weekend). Use a different active strategy each night. 

Spelling words 

Red and Blue Groups - 
‘ti’ for ‘sh’ sound
Lotion, direction, mention, infection, invention, fiction, action, station, nation

Yellow Group -
Ea for ‘e’ sound
Bread, head, ready, deaf, dead


Have a lovely September weekend with your families! 
Homework Week Beginning 16th September

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Weekly Homework Grid

Spelling Words 

 
Homework Week Beginning 9th September

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Weekly Homework Grid

Spelling Words 

 
Homework Week Beginning 2nd September

Please see attached this week's homework. Please also note the school photographer will be in on Wednesday to take individual and family photos. 

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Weekly Homework Grid

Spelling Words 

Family Learning Grid

Spelling Grid 

Homework Week Beginning 26th August 2019– Please hand in written homework on Thursday morning

 

Monday

 

Tuesday

 

Wednesday

 

Thursday

 

Literacy

Personal reading – choose a book and read a chapter or minimal of 10 pages out loud with a family member.

 

Create a poster about your favourite character from what you have read. You can complete this in your homework jotter or on A4 paper, or on the computer. Remember to use adjectives.

Personal reading – choose a book and read a chapter or several pages out loud with a family member.

 

Please cover the ‘daily write’ jotter which has been sent home and return to school by this Friday the 30th of August. You could use wrapping paper, wallpaper, magazines…choose something you like.

Personal reading – choose a book and read a chapter or several pages out loud with a family member.

 

 

Discuss with someone at home ideas for a topic to explore in class. Be ready to share your ideas with the class tomorrow.

 

 

Choose a story from your reading book and read aloud to a family member.

 

 

 

Family task- Go shopping with someone at home (or do an online shop). Can you calculate the approximate cost of the shop by rounding items to the nearest pound and estimating the total cost. You could take a photo to share with the class or record in your homework jotter.

Numeracy

 

Speedy writing of 3 times table. Ask someone at home to quiz you on the facts of the 3 times table.

 

 

Family Task

 

 

 

 

Parent’s Signature

 

Teacher Signature and  Comment

PE days are Wednesdays and Thursdays. Please bring PE kit to school on these days.

 


 


Spelling selection grid to be used week beginning 3rd September 2019.


 

Spelling Selection

Choose an active spelling strategy every night to practise your spelling words before Friday’s spelling test. If you have a different strategy you find helpful that is not on this grid, feel free to use it!

 UPPER and Lower

Write each of your words out two times.

Write in UPPERCASE the first time and in lowercase the second time.

Spelling Flowers

Draw a big flower. Write each of your spelling words on one of the petals!

ICT

Type up your spelling words on a word document – you could even use word art to create these.

 

Air Writing

Write your words in the air with your finger. Ask someone to read your words as you write. Or ask someone to air write the letters you tell them to spell your word.

Curly Words

First write out your words in normal writing.

Next, write them again in curly letters.

Fancy Letters

Write each of your words using fancy writing. Your letters could be curly or dotty… or whatever you decide!

Pasta Letters

Make your words using pasta.

 

Spelling Tennis

With a member of your family, go through each of your words out loud. You start with the first letter and your family member says the next and so on.

 

Rainbow Words

Write your words out using a different colour for each letter.

ABC Order

Write your words out in alphabetical order.

Across and Down

when

h

e

n

Write your words across and down, sharing the same first letter.

Tell a Story to a family member

Use all of your spelling words in a short story that makes sense! Spell your words as you are going along.

Pyramid Writing

s

so

som

some

Write each of your words like a pyramid:   

Blue Vowels

Write out each of your words. Go over the vowels in each word using blue pencil

Tell a Story

Use all of your spelling words in a short story that makes sense! Underline your words with a ruler!

ICT

Use Doorway Online or Spelling City to practise your spelling words as well as common words.

https://www.spellingcity.com/



 
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