“How is the weather?”… This was the question Rocket class dealt with in Speech and Language and English classes. We learned weather terms in German and English and practised to pronounce them properly. We watched little films and listened to the voices of native speakers. We practised the dialog: “How is the weather…?” “It is…” with different games. We also practised looking at our dialog partners while speaking with them. Pupils chose a weather, painted it on the board and asked their classmates: “How is the weather?” We watched an…read more
Rocket class went on working on the topic weather. We experienced that there is very loud weather like storm, heavy rain or thunderstorm. On the other side there is also very silent weather like fog, silent rain or sun. We got to know a lot of music instruments, tried them out and chose an instrument and a way how to play it for each weather phenomenon. We played games with these sounds and finally we created sound stories and made music together. Then the pupils experienced that listening is an…read more
We decorated our classroom fitting the topic “weather”. Every morning a different child set our weather clock. Our weatherman leads through the lessons. We got to know a lot about wind. We know the difference between a tornado and a hurricane and drew pictures about it. We had a lot of fun during the “tornado in a glass” experiment. We coloured and crafted pinwheels in arts class. It was fun to try pout the pinwheels. We were allowed to take our pinwheels home. We listened to a book text about…read more
Das Wetter, das Wetter spielt wieder mal verrückt! Man könnte verzweifeln, wenn man hinauf zum Himmel blickt. Wir hätten so gerne ein bisschen Sonnenschein! Wie kann man nur so launisch wie das Wetter sein! The weather, the weather is going crazy again! You could despair when you look up at the sky. We’d so like a little sunshine! How can you be as moody as the weather! The rocket class started working on the weather topic with a big artwork and music project. We learned a weather song and practised…read more
Each half term, our teachers produce planning documents which set out learning objectives and themes for the coming weeks. You can see examples of these documents for our Weather theme by clicking on the title of this post.
We asked staff about the views on the project and how we planned together. We put our views together and made a summary. You can see the document by clicking the title of this post. Weather Project Staff Survey
Everyone had lots of fun exploring their Weather themes. Click the title of this post to see some of the fantastic work our children produced.
Hello from everyone in England. It is two days until we break up for the half term holidays. We are looking forward to a week off before we start fresh in June with our topic of ‘Weather’! Our big planning meeting was very exciting with staff teams flying off to different destinations where their children will compare and contrast the weather in England with India, South America, Kenya, and Antarctica. Tracy and I were the in-flight attendees and our Head Teacher, Hugh, was the perfect captain!! Please take your boarding…read more
Here we post some of the activities that we have been doing for the Weather project. We had worked either all the school or in individual classes. The following that you are finding are the main objectives that we have been going through and some pictures. At the end of this post we paste the link of our prezi’s presentation that we have presented in Lisbon. INDIVIDUAL CLASSES PRE-SCHOOL CLASS: RAINBOW Know the colors that make up the rainbow. Observe and experiment with different materials to create the rainbow. (shapes…read more
Hello everyone! How is the work going? From our school we have been working the weather. Luck has been on our side and we have had the opportunity to demonstrate many changes during these months. Therefore we have been able to enjoy much more of our project. We have relied on both group work and individual work. We have done three activities where the whole school participated: carnival, the cooking workshop and the workshop of black light. On the other hand, the work of a small group has been established…read more