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Konnichiwa!
We had a wonderful visit this week from members of the Japanese Consulate in Edinburgh. After practising different greetings in Japanese we learned how to count to ten in Japanese and then we used our new number knowledge to answer a quiz all about Japan. We were also shown how to make origami sumo wrestlers. Arigatou !

We know have an outstanding display in Primary Seven depicting a beautiful Japanese sunrise behind Mount Fuji. Everyone has been involved with the creation of the display which includes; figures in traditional dress, Japanese temples, carp swimming down a Japanese river all in the shadow of a pretty cherry blossom tree. We are delighted with the overall effect, well done Primary Seven. We are pleased to hear that many pupils have almost finished their large homework piece. For those who haven’t started yet, perhaps our lesson on Tsunamis will inspire you!
We have been on an emotional roller coaster this week during our Wonder reading sessions. In the first section of the book we listened to the voice of August, the second section is told through August’s big sister Via. It opens with the words, “Far above the world, planet earth is blue”. We WONDER if anyone knows were these words come from?

Within numeracy we are continuing to look at multiples of 10 and problem solving involving addition, subtraction, multiplication and division.

REMINDERS –
PE – Outdoor Kit Mondays
Indoor Kit Wednesdays
Homework –spelling words will be given on Mondays with homework due on Fridays .
Topic Homework – Topic homework has now been issued and should be completed by Tuesday 8th October . Pupils have been given a choice of eight different tasks , from which they should complete ONE . We would like all pupils to be able to present their completed projects to the rest of their class.

Maths – Mrs Wylie’s Calculators – homework due on Wednesday .
Mrs Wylie’s Diamonds – homework due on Wednesday .
Mrs Macaulay’s numeracy groups – homework due on Wednesday

Thank for your continued support.
Sayonara !
Mrs Wylie , Mrs Muir and Mrs Macaulay

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