4th class are coding again this week. We are using MSW logo to code (click here to download) Today we drew a rocket and made it launch.
For homework try draw a car and make it drive! There will be a prize for the best result!!
ht repeat 200 [rocket wait 1 pe rocket fd 10 ppt]
rt 30 fd 20 rt 120 fd 20 rt 120 fd 20 rt 90
bk 80 rt 90 fd 20 lt 90 fd 80 lt 90 fd 20 rt 90
First Class enjoyed some fun maths activities for Maths Week. Have a look at them creating patterns in various ways and enjoying their maths games on www.snappymaths.com to revise work we have done so far this year.
Use the following code to make some different shapes.
to nonagon :x
repeat 9[fd :x rt 360/9]
to octagon :x
repeat 8[fd :x rt 360/8]
to hexagon :x
repeat 6 [fd :x rt 360/6]
to pentagon :x
repeat 5[fd :x rt 360/5]
to square :x
repeat 4[fd :x rt 90]
Now try make a decagon, heptagon and dodecagon!
setpensize [15 15]
pu setxy -200 0 setpc 1
setxy 0 0
pu setxy 200 0 setpc 4
pu setxy 100 -100
pu setxy -100 -100
pd circle 90 pu
4th class have been learning computer code using the programme MSW Logo. Mr. Larkin and Mr. Kelly have been teaching them this coding language and the class are really enjoying it. To download MSW Logo and use it at home please visit http://mswlogo.en.softonic.com/download and click 'Free Download'.
Forward - fw
Back - bk
Left - lt
Right - rt
Pen up - pu
Pen down - pd
Pen erase - pe
Pen normal - pennormal
Change pen colour - setpc
Change pen size - setpensize [5 5]
Clear scree - cs
Home - home
Square - repeat 4 [fd 100 rt 90]
Following our Autumn Trail we did some Autumn art in the classroom.
Conor and Klara wrote about their Autumn Trees art - First we had to colour a tree trunk brown. Next we did the leaves. We used red, brown, green, orange and yellow paint and did fingerprints for the leaves. After that we left them to dry. Finally they were ready and we put the Autumn Trees on the Art Wall.
Our Autumn Scarecrows. Eli and Eve wrote about our Fabric and Fibre art project.
We started by colouring in the scarecrow's body. We cut out arms and legs and then put fabric on these. Miss Carroll and Georgia, a past pupil of ours, attached the arms and legs with drawing pins. We used crepe paper to give the scarecrow some scraggy hair!
Following our Nature Trail earlier in the week, First Class set off on an Autumn Scavenger Hunt today!
First we looked for signs of Autumn on our school grounds. We noticed the changing colours of the leaves and lots of leaves falling from the trees and blowing around the lawn.