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Läsprojektet – ÅK 4

Att läsa oss hela vägen till månen under läsåret har startat och årskurs 4 är sannerligen igång.

De har startat läsåret med ett fantastiskt engagemang och en härlig kreativitet. Se nedan hur två elever presenterat boken Narnia genom att skapa en scen från boken med hjälp av lego. Till det presenterade de bokens handling utan att avslöja för mycket, vilket har lett till att fler vill läsa samma bok.

”Jag är otroligt stolt över elevernas läslust, intresse och kreativitet,” hälsar Johanna Wiksten, ”Legot har inspirerat andra klasser att skapa egna miljöer, beskrivningar och karaktärer som vi alla ser fram emot att få ta del av.”

…And We’re BACK! – Reading to the Moon and Back that is

Welcome back to a new school year.

Last year’s challenging and successful I Love Reading to the Moon and Back was such a hit that the language teachers and the students decided to do it all again.

On August 18, the second day of school, the students in grades 4, 5, and 6 were already in the school library choosing their first books for the challenge.

In just 10 days, on August 28, seventy students had read 5000 pages! The students proudly put the first book up in the Reading to the Moon display.

Well done and keep reading!

Reading to Moon – May Landing!

Better late than never!

Futuraskolan International Rådan is thrilled to announce that on May 29, 2020, grades 4, 5, 6A and 6B reached the moon!

Eighty two students read a total of 385,000 pages in 10 months! What an achievement!

Well done!

 

Sofiadagen 2020

The year 1890 Sofia Alm started Rådan skolan as a foundation to ensure girls from less fortunate circumstances to be granted a basic education. The girls lived at Rådan from 5-18 years old. Every year on the 15th of May, when Sofias name is celebrated in the Swedish calendar, Rådan skolan raises money to Malala fund in Sofias memory!

Find out what Rådan got up to HERE

 

Världsbokdagen 2020

Idag har vi uppmärksammat världsbokdagen med författarbesök av Pascale Vallin Johansson.

Vi fick höra hur berättelsen om Systrarna av Silverdalen kom till, vi fick värdefulla tips kring skrivprocessen, hur man skapar karaktärer och många andra värdefulla tips.

Miljöombyte

Under rådande omständigheter gäller det att vara kreativ och klok. Vi avslutade fredagens lektion med en rask promenad i vårsolen och en stunds läsning i vår fina närmiljö.

Motiverande pris för 7500 lästa sidor!

I fredags fick Natalie ett pris för sin fina insats hittills i läsprojekt. Hon har läst 7500 sidor och lämnat in kreativa och fantastiska presentationer. Boken är en reflektions och målsättningsbok kring framtida mål och drömmar. Sikta högt Natalie!

Grade 4 – Charlotte’s Web, Novel Study

Grade 4 studied the novel Charlotte’s Web last term. As a final project they created a web that conveyed a positive and inspiring message to a friend. Connecting with Sustainable Development Goals, learners made their web from reusable materials found around their home. 

 

The purpose of the activity was to send a positive message to a friend to boost their self-esteem. Design your own web with a message to cheer your friend up and make them feel terrific again. Being a person who believes strongly in sustainable development you must try to buy nothing to make your web. By using recycled materials to build your web you are taking care of the environment.

Learning Goals:

English

The learners write an organised report listing their materials, procedure and showing well developed reasoning behind their web’s message.

Technology

The learners make well-developed documentation of their work with sketches, models or texts where the intentions at work are well-visible.

How I made my web – By Luke

Materials:

Wooden sticks

Yarn

A screw

Pen and paper

2 plastic spiders left from last Halloween

Procedure:

  1. First I took 3 wooden sticks from my little brother’s pile of sticks and attached them together with a screw. 
  2. Then I took yarn from my mother’ s yarn box. I used the yarn to tie the wed around the  sticks. 
  3. After that I wrote the letters and cut them out.
  4. I made small holes in the letters and then used the black yarn to hang them in the web. 

 

Message:

“You are awesome”

I think it is a kind thing to say to somebody.

What I used

1.One broken rc propeller

2.Two flowersticks

3.One broken hanger

4.One guitar string

5.Old thread from the 60s

6.Six  fluffy sticks

7.A hot glue gun 

I glued the propeller,flower sticks and hanger to get the base of the web. 

When I finished the base I started with putting the string around.

When I finished putting the string and thread around the web I  starteith the letters K I N D and a spider.Then I was DONE!

Guitar string stolen from my brother

The kind web is done!

 

 

Grade 7 – Exit Point

Grade 7 have just had their exit point for their IMYC topic Tradition. Their task was to create their own tradition including a symbol, clothing, food, a ceremony, ritual and whether the tradition was on a certain date or period. A huge variety of gods, symbols, days, food and rituals were created.

 

Grade 6 – Young Reporters of the Environment

In Grade 6 we have been working with Håll Sverige Rent’s competition. Learners had to write a report or produce a film about sustainability. The piece should include a local issue that can be linked globally, include research, at least one interview and at least one solution. Below are four articles whose authors are entering the competition. Good luck!

Our World’s Tobacco

Recycling

Nature Monsters

Garbage

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Here is a glimpse of the learning in action that takes place throughout Futuraskolan Rådan.

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