viernes, 26 de mayo de 2017

TouchTennis

Our last activity for eTwinning is How to play TouchTennis, pupils are made a presentation with Google Apps and record a video where they explained Ilike touchtennis or Ilike playing touchtennis because...



viernes, 3 de marzo de 2017

Human body systems lapbooks

We had been learning at 4th grade about human body system, pupils did some body system posters and they had competed a lapbook where they showed their knowledges about the contents learned. Here you can see some photos connected with the unit.






miércoles, 1 de marzo de 2017

Pancake Day photos




Body system poster

Last week pupils from 4th grade finished the second unit at Science with a lapbook like a test and they did a body systems poster in their team.






Pancake Recipe

Ingredients:

  • 1 1/2 cups milk
  • 2 tsp lemon juice
  • 2 tbsp sugar
  • 1 1/2 cups self-raising flour
  • 1/2 tsp bicarbonate soda
  • 1 egg, lightly beaten
  • 2 tbsp butter, melted
  • 4 tbsp butter for greasing the pan
Method:

  1. In a bowl, place the milk, lemon juice and sugar together and whisk. Leave to stand for 5 minutes. The milk will take on a curdled appearance but that's fine.
  2. In a bowl, sift the flour and bicarbonate soda and whisk in the curdled milk mixture.
  3. Whisk in the egg and cooled, melted butter until well combined.
  4. Heat a non-stick pan over a medium heat and place a knob of butter into the warmed pan. Roll it around to grease the surface and cook half cup measures of the batter until bubbles appear. Flip and cook to golden and serve.

Pancake Day

Happy Pancake Day 2017! What is the meaning behind it and why do we eat pancakes to celebrate Shrove Tuesday?



Pancake Day or Shrove Tuesday is a special day celebrated in many countries around the world. It is celebrated in English-speaking countries like the UK, Ireland, Australia and Canada. In some countries, like France and the USA, it is called 'Mardi Gras' or 'Fat Tuesday'. In other countries, like Spain, Italy or Brazil, Shrove Tuesday is at the end of Carnival. On this day many people eat pancakes, a thin, flat cake made in a pan.
Pancake Day is always on a Tuesday in February or March. It is the day before Ash Wednesday, the start of Lent. Lent is a period of 40 days before Easter when people often give up or stop eating things that are bad for them like chocolate or fast food. At the end of Lent is Easter. Easter takes place on a different date each year because it depends on the moon. Easter Sunday is the first Sunday after the first full moon of spring. Traditionally, during Lent, people didn’t eat rich foods like butter and eggs, so they made pancakes from these ingredients on Shrove Tuesday.
Another tradition on Pancake Day in the UK is pancake racing. People run in a race with a pancake in a pan. As they run, they have to toss the pancake (throw the pancake in the air and catch it in the pan) several times. In some pancake races people dress up in fancy dress costumes. The most famous pancake race takes place in a town called Olney, in the middle of England. People say that Olney has been celebrating pancake races since 1445!