This week the science group who chose volcanoes to investigate got started on their model.
When it is dry they will be able to make a 'working' model.
We practised thinking critically about a couple of ideas and had a 'tug of war' with them on the whiteboard. Then it was time for our first 'debate'. We started with a fun topic just to learn how the process works. Debating is very structured - its hard to wait for your turn when you are keen to make your point! We had some very good points which were explained very well, and quite persuasive! What do you think? - should all Scottish schools have the kilt for all of their pupils' school uniform?
This week we finished our pieces of extended writing - they have been published on our wiki and the link is on the sidebar menu. We have written stories in three parts about a main character who meets a mysterious Scottish creature...