The Robot and the Bluebird: 1
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David Lucas’s poetic voice makes The Robot and the Bluebird sing. Lilting cadences give this tale a lightness and a fairytale touch reminiscent of Oscar Wilde, but with a Burtonesque twist.’ Irish Times In Maths our learning will be based around the areas of Shape, Place Value and Addition & Subtraction: including recognising numbers up to 20. About The Robot: FANUC Robotics is one of the biggest manufacturers in the field of robotics and automation systems and has over 160,000 industrial robots installed worldwide so we considered taking one of the FANUC robots to be our case of study.
Some of the prior attainment (retrieval) task at the start are based on previous books the children have read based on our Rise of the Robots topic and these can be changed to match your previous books. This is a very useful activity that encourages your class to include full stops in their independent writing as well as recognising where the punctuation should go in a passage from the story.Children to work in pairs to come up with different language features to describe the robot that will engage the reader more. (adverbial phrase/expanded noun phrase/ compound sentence/complex sentence/simile/metaphor)
One of my all time favourite books. A beautiful and wonderful story, loneliness, joy, selfless love... encourages empathy and emotional awareness. For me, this book is simple and perfect. Free writing – any writing about the text (ideas include description of the robot/bluebird, book review, own story of where the bird came from/journey)The Chur -Robot. Team Churro: Sharon Grimshaw, Maggie Su, Louis Yi, and Morgan Zheng. Project Goals. Safe Heat: no burns Moving components: no pinching Easy Loading: one container, easily removed, to fill Cooking: machine removes when done User choice Length or number of churros
We are very much looking forward to brighter and lighter days so we can get outside more so roll on Spring. If you need to speak to us please catch us at the gate or speak to Mrs Bartlett in the office. The Robot loves the warmth and life the Bluebird brings to him and he offers to carry it through the cold lands to the warm south. When the Robot reaches his destination he is exhausted.Maths -Create your own numberline (up to 10 or 20) using natural objects eg. 1 pine cone, 2 leaves.