Finally the 100 Word Challenge has begun!! If your wondering what this challenge is and what it involves then keep reading! Every year the blogging community run a competition called the 100 Word Challenge which is open for students under the age of 16. Each week a prompt is given which can be a series… Read More 100 Word Challenge
Our class have really enjoyed our latest Art activity involving tin foil. To begin with Mrs Baldwin gave us a plastic sheet and we had to draw a design using textas. We then used string and glue to stick the string along all the lines. Once they were dry we then stuck aluminium foil over… Read More Tin Foil Art for our Art Gallery
How to measure length correctly This term we began our new Maths topic – Measurement. The skills we will be learning in measurement are: What is length and how can we measure it? Appropriate measuring tools and how to use them Units of measurement: millimeters., centimeters, metres and kilometres. Perimeter Area To begin with we… Read More All about measurement
The last few weeks our class have been tackling a new art project called Agamographs. What are Agamographs? An agamograph is a series of images that change at different angles. This work is named after the Israeli sculptor, Yaacov Agam who was born in 1928 and still living today (2017). This artist is known for… Read More Agamograph Art
This term we have been looking at different types of soil. What is soil? Soil is the loose upper layer of the Earth’s surface where plants grow. Soil consists of a mix of organic material (decayed plants and animals) and broken bits of rocks and minerals. One week we bought in some soil samples from… Read More Studying Soil Types
Over the last few weeks we have been talking in class about a very important topic known as bullying. What is bullying? Bullying is when a person or a group repeatedly and intentionally uses or abuse their power to intimidate, hurt, or damage someone else. It is important to know the difference between what is… Read More Say No to Bullying!
Narratives are always fun to write because they are a fiction text and you can use your imagination and create some interesting characters and new places. We have all been enjoying writing our narrative’s this term. We began by looking at the structure of a narrative. Orientation – which includes the who, what, when, where and why… Read More Creating an imaginative Narrative
This Term we have been learning about Fractions. We will…. Investigate equivalent fractions by exploring the relationship between families of fractions (halves, quarters and eighths or thirds and sixths) by folding a series of paper strips to construct a fraction wall. Count by quarters halves and thirds along with using mixed numerals and locate and… Read More What are Fractions?
Each year across Australia, The Children’s Book Council of Australia (CBCA) brings children and books together celebrating CBCA Children’s Book Week. During this time schools, libraries, booksellers, authors, illustrators and children celebrate Australian children’s literature. Every year there is a theme to help celebrate. This year the theme is… Escape to Everywhere There are… Read More Book Week 2017
This term in ICT we have been introduced to some coding. What is coding? Coding is what makes it possible for us to create computer software, apps and websites. Your browser, your OS, the apps on your phone, our class blog, and all websites – they’re all made with code. Learning coding empowers you to… Read More All about coding