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Learning Crew 

The Learning Crew support all our learning in school and will give us skills for life. What ever jobs we do when we are older we will need all these skills. 

Resilio is resilient. He always sticks at a job! Do you?

I can work on different activities.
I ignore distractions.
I can use things I already know.
I can say my targets.
I know that some learning will be hard.
I can get myself into a learning mood.
I can concentrate.

Reflecto helps you to reflect on what you have done!

I can talk about my learning.
I can find things that will help me.
I can describe different ways to learn.
I can say the best way to do something.
I can say what I am doing and make changes.
I can make changes.
I know what I need and where to get it.
I can say what I find easy and difficult.

Professor Thought Shower loves to solve problems!

I can make choices.
I can say what the problem is.
I can say what I have found out.
I can plan how I am going to work.
I know the best way to do something.

Meet the Thinking Twins, they are crital and creative!

I can explain what has happened.
I can say what is the same and different.
I can organise my ideas.
I can use things I already know.
I can explain my ideas to others.
I can test my ideas.
I can make suggestions.

Captain Teamwork can help you to work with others...

I can talk in a group.
I know how to listen.
I can respond to others.
I can take on a job in a group.
I can help others to join in.
I can make up and ask questions.
I can discuss.
I can say what is good about group work.

Communi-Kate uses every form of communication!

I am always a good listener.
I can say what I think and why.
I can listen to other peoples ideas.
I can make up and ask questions.
I can talk in a pair or a small group.
I can answer

How can the Learning Skills Crew help me with my Reading?

Resillience
  • I can use decoding skills I already have.
  • I can ignore any distractions and really concentrate on my reading.
  • I can get myself into the right mood for reading.
Critical and Creative
  • I cna make suggestions about characters, settings and plots.
  • I can say what is the same and different about a group of texts.
  • I can explain my ideas to others after reading a text.
Problem Solving
  • I can make choices about the kind of books I enjoy reading.
  • I can say what I have understood after reading a text.
  • I can say what the best strategy is to decode difficult words.
Communication
  • I can talk about what I understand from a text in a pair or small group.
  • I can make up and ask questions to find out from a text.
  • I know what to do when listening to someone read.
Reflection
  • I know the type of book I need and where to find it.
  • I can say what I find easy and difficult when reading.
  • I can talk about my options for finding information from a text.
Working with Others
  • I can discuss ideas, characters and interesting words when reading.
  • I can respond to others when they read.
  • I can take part in a shared reading task.

How can the Learning Skills Crew help me with my Writing?

Resillience
  • I can use the writing skills I already have, in any piece of work.
  • I can ignore any distractions and really concentrate on my writing.
  • I can get myself into the right mood for writing.
Critical and Creative
  • I can organise my ideas for writing.
  • I can make suggestions on how to improve a piece of written work.
  • I can explain my ideas to others before I start writing.
Problem Solving
  • I can make choices about what to include in my written work.
  • I can say what I think is the best way to write for my audience.
  • I can make a plan for my writing.
Communication
  • I can talk about ideas for my writing in a pair or small group.
  • I can listen to other people’s ideas to help me improve my writing.
  • I can say what I think about other people’s work and suggest improvements.
Reflection
  • I can identify all the things that can help me with my writing, like wordbanks, working walls and my writing partner.
  • I can reflect on my writing and then edit and improve it.
  • I can talk about all the options for my writing.
Working with Others
  • I can discuss ideas, characters and interesting words before I start writing.
  • I can change my writing after listening to suggestions from other people.
  • I can take part in a shared writing task.

How can the Learning Skills Crew help me with my Maths?

Resillience
  • I know that some learning will be hard and learning in Maths will sometimes be challenging.
  • I can work on a range of different maths activities using lots of resources to help.
  • I can use the maths skills I already have to help solve problems.
Critical and Creative
  • I can explain my ideas on a Maths problem to other people.
  • I can test out my ideas on a real life problem.
  • I can explain the steps I used to solve a problem.
Problem Solving
  • I can say what the problem is, in mathematical language.
  • I can say what I think is the best way to attempt a problem.
  • I can say what I have found out after a mathematical activity.
Communication
  • I can think up and ask questions to make my understanding of Maths clearer.
  • I can listen to other people’s ideas when deciding how to solve a problem.
  • I can say what I have learned from each activity in Maths.
Reflection
  • I can identify all the things that can help me with my learning in maths, like counting apparatus, number lines or my maths mentor.
  • I know the equipment that I need for Maths and where to find it.
  • I can describe the different ways I like to learn in Maths.
Working with Others
  • I can take on a job in a group to solve a mathematical problem.
  • I can discuss different ways to solve a problem.
  • I can help other people to join in when playing a Maths game.

How can the Learning Skills Crew help me with my Science?

Resillience
  • I can work at lots of different scientific activities.
  • I can use things I already know to help with science investigations.
  • I can concentrate on an experiment and ignore any distractions.
Critical and Creative
  • I can organise my ideas to help me understand Science.
  • I can test out my ideas by experimenting and doing a fair test.
  • I can explain to other people what has happened in an experiment.
Problem Solving
  • I can plan how I am going to investigate.
  • I can say what I have found out from an experiment.
  • I can say what the problem is and then suggest a fair test to investigate.
Communication
  • I can talk about what I understand about an investigation in a pair or small group.
  • I can make up and ask questions to help me understand in Science.
  • I can make predictions about what will happen and explain why I think this.
Reflection
  • I can identify all the things that can help me in an investigation.
  • I can reflect on an experiment and make changes if I need to.
  • I know all the equipment that I will need for an experiment and where to find it.
Working with Others
  • I can help others to take part in a scientific experiment.
  • I can take on a job in a group when experimenting in Science.
  • I can discuss my ideas with others.