Posted by: Ms Catherine Bezzina | September 21, 2017

Learning and Growing Together

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Dear Pupils and Parents,

Welcome to the Poppies’ classroom blog!  On this blog you will be able to find the daily homework, notes to parents, links to educational games and photos of what will be going on during this year.  Please subscribe to this blog to be able to receive daily updates over email.

Posted by: Ms Catherine Bezzina | January 22, 2018

Monday 22nd January 2018.

  1. Maths on blue copybook.

  2. Revise weight by doing a similar exercise like the one for howework.  Choose different things from the kitchen.

  3. Tomorrow boys have to bring a medium sized potato and girls have to get their bed slippers.

  4. English handout back side on red copybook.

  5. Those who would like the photos, please bring your money tomorrow.

  6. As part of the Social Studies syllabus we have to interview an elderly person about shops and shopping in old times.  If there is a grandpa or grandpa who is interested to come to school on Wednesday 31st January for around one hour, kindly let me know with a note.

Posted by: Ms Catherine Bezzina | January 18, 2018

Thursday 18th January 2018

  1. Maths, Abacus handouts pages 44 and 45.

  2. Study from Study Notes Page 24.

  3. Stilel Pages 50, 51, 52 and 53.

  4. English handout ‘Invitation’ back and front, write on it and colour.

  5. Continue project book letter and drawing of things which have to do with the party.

  6. Tomorrow we have the Sports Day outing at Cottonera.  We leave school at 8:30am sharp.  Come in your P.E. tracksuit. Bring small backpack today’s homework, two bottles of water, tissues, lunch and a healthy treat.  Tomorrow no popcorn is allowed as children always spill a lot of it and we cannot dirty the place.

Posted by: Ms Catherine Bezzina | January 17, 2018

Wednesday 17th January 2018.

  1. Maths Weight handout, back and front.

  2. Repeat the home weight games you did yesterday but use different things.  Use the kitchen scales and the bathroom scales.  Experiment with first weighing one thing that weighs 1kg, then add another thing weighing the same.  Do the same with something weighing 500gr and then adding another 500gr.  What happens?

  3. For Monday bring a wide lined copybook covered in anything or any colour you like.  Label it and write “Guided Reading Journal”.

  4. If you have an invitation for a party at home, bring it to school tomorrow.

Posted by: Ms Catherine Bezzina | January 16, 2018

Tuesday 16th January 2018

  1. English handout all on red copybook.  There are children who have a sheet with an exercise at the front and another at the back.  These children can copy just one exercise on the red copybook.

  2. Maths SSM Page 5.

  3. Use the kitchen scales to measure the weight of different fruit and vegetables in the kitchen.  Record your answers on the Extrawork copybook.

  4. Use the bathroom scales to measure the weight of different heavier things including yourselves and your satchel.  Record your answers on the Extrawork copybook.

  5. Tomorrow you have the Maths Assessment of N15, N16, N17 and N18.

  6. Study Page 24 from Study Notes.

Posted by: Ms Catherine Bezzina | January 15, 2018

Monday 15th January 2018

  1. Study these words for Monday’s spelling assessment:

some, said, here, there, they, go, no, so, my, one, by, like, have, live, give

2. Maths on blue copybook.  It is a revision of N15, N16, N17 and N18.  Same exercises will be on assessment sheet which will take place on Wednesday.

3. Study from study notes pages 74, 75 and 76.

4. English Paper 1 Ex A and Paper 2 Ex A.

5. Children who have not brought the money for the outing and the concert photos, please do so by tomorrow.

Posted by: Ms Catherine Bezzina | January 12, 2018

Social Studies Page 10

Copy some of these on Social Studies Page 10.  If you have more ideas, you can write them down too.

  • meta b’idejna mxarrbin, immissu affarijiet li jaħdmu bl-elettriku

    • meta ndaħħlu fan li jaħdm bl-elettriku fil-kamra tal-banju

    • immissu switches u plakek mikxufin

    • ilma fl-art, nistgħu niżolqu

    • kantunieri ta’ ħitan, imwejjed perikolużi

    • meta nilagħbu goff

    • insuqu r-roti ġewwa, eċċ..

    • nitilgħu fuq slielem għoljin

    • nixxabbtu fuq xi ċint

Posted by: Ms Catherine Bezzina | January 12, 2018

Friday 12th January 2018

  1. Today we started ‘Joined Handwriting’.  Continue to fill in the first page.  Please note that we are not following cursive handwriting like in the book of Carmen Aquilina but we are just joining letters.  I told children that you can photocopy one of the lined pages (which has no writing) for let’s say 30 times  and the children can revise on it.

  2. Abacus W.B. 2 Pages 10, 11.

  3. Stilel Pages 32, 33.

  4. On Monday bring preserves or anything which has kilograms (kg) or grams (g) written on it.  Bring them full and labelled with the child’s name so that when we finish the topic, they will take them back home.

  5. Study Maskil/Femminil for Maltese assessment.

  6. Remember that on Monday we have the spelling assessment of the words I gave you on Monday.

  7. Those who did not finish Malti Manija, do Pages 11 and 14.

  8. Studji Soċjali Pages 9 and 10.

Posted by: Ms Catherine Bezzina | January 11, 2018

Thursday 11th January 2018.

  1. Maltese Maskil-Femminil handout, continue on green copybook.

  2. Malti Manija Page 10.

  3. Study from Study File ‘Maskil/Femminil’ Page 102.

  4. ‘Il-Ġranet tal-Ġimgħa’ handouts.

  5. Maltese Taħriġ il-Fehem, ‘L-Aħwa Grimm’.  Remember that for the last exercise you have to do some research from the internet and circle the books you would like to read.

  6. Social Studies Pages 8 and 9 for Monday.

Posted by: Ms Catherine Bezzina | January 10, 2018

Wednesday 10th January 2018.

  1. English Comprehension, read again ‘A letter from Ella’ and continue the first and last exercise (where children have to write their address on the envelope).

  2. Copy or type the Maltese letter on project book.  

  3. You have a new Maltese study note ‘Il-ġranet tal-ġimgħa’, study how to write the names of the days well for spelling assessment.  Keep this sheet in study file.

  4. You have a form for an outing at Cottonera Sports Complex for which parents are invited to attend using their own transport.  Please send €5 by the 16th January.

  5. You have another note about a talk being held at school on Friday 26th January at 9am about how parents can help their children with literacy, reading and spelling skills.

  6. The other note from Siggiewi Local Council is about a new intitiative for young children to participate and be part of the council.

Posted by: Ms Catherine Bezzina | January 9, 2018

Tuesday 9th January 2018

  1. Dear parents, I would like to gently remind you not to send your children to school if they are feeling sick or have flu-like symptoms.  We have directions from above to keep sick children away from the others and to send them home immediately.  

  2. All children should bring a box of tissues, hand sanitiser and antibacterial wipes to be kept under their desks.  PLEASE BRING THESE AS EARLY AS POSSIBLE.

  3. Maths W.B. 2 Page 9.  Study the doubles from Page 22 of Study notes.

  4. Maths on blue copybook.

  5. Study Maltese Singular/Plural for Assessment.

  6. Children have been given a form saying that the photos for the Christmas concert are being displayed near the secretary’s office and you can come to select the copies you like.  Please send the money to school.


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