On Friday 23rd of June our class attended a music/percussion workshop with Jon Madin. Jon is a music teacher with a background in a variety of music experiences. His experience includes playing in folk/rock bands, multi-cultural bands, an orchestra, family music workshops and bush dancing. Jon has worked in musical instrument design including marimbas and… Read More Musical Workshop
National Reconciliation Week is celebrated across Australia each year between 27th of May and the 3rd of June. The dates represent two significant milestones in the reconciliation journey. 27th of May – Marks the anniversary of the 1967 referendum which gave the Commonwealth the power to make laws for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples… Read More Reconciliation Week 2017
Our latest art project has involved using craft materials and our imagination! Our task was to choose a background to create using different craft materials. We could use anything from straws, pipe cleaners, cotton wool buds, crepe paper, lipsticks, coloured paper and loads more!! This was a lot of fun. We had to think carefully… Read More Photo Art and Craft!
The last few lessons we have been looking at division in maths. Firstly we counted how many students were in our class for the lesson which was 28. We then began the lesson with playing a game similar to musical chairs. We had to walk around the room and when Mrs Baldwin rang the bell… Read More Dividing into groups
From Wednesday – Friday of Week 3 Room 10 and Room 11 went to Camp Illawonga at Swan Reach. Below is a map of where Swan Reach is and also how close the campsite is to the Murrey River. It was an action packed camp with so many activities to do and new information to… Read More Camp Illawonga 2017
Our main genre type that we have been focusing on has been Persuasion Writing. What is the purpose? The purpose of a persuasive text is to develop ideas and supporting details in order to present a logical argument from a particular point of view. We began by discussing the structure of persuasive texts by looking… Read More Passion in our Persuasive Writing
Our first topic we have been looking in Science has been the life cycle of plants. We spent last term looking at each stage of the cycle. Stage 1 – Germination This is where the seed begins to grow. Seeds are dormant which means they are asleep. When they are given water and sunlight they… Read More Life Cycle of a plant
To begin this term we have been looking at Factors and Multiples. Factors The numbers that are multiplied together to get another number. Example: 12 3 × 4 = 12, so 3 and 4 are factors of 12 Also 2 × 6 = 12, so 2 and 6 are also factors of 12, And 1… Read More Factors and Multiples – What are they?
During Term 1 we have been learning about European Explorers and how and why they explored the world. To begin with Mrs Baldwin set the following task: Pretend you are the first to find this new land called “school’. Your home country has told you to go, discover new places, and share all of the… Read More History – Explorers
Our first main Art piece for this term was a self portrait using Pablo Picasso’s techniques. Pablo Picasso was born in Malaga, Spain in 1881, which is more than 120 years ago. Pablo’s real name is Pablo Diego José Francisco de Paula Juan Nepomuceno María de los Remedios Cipriano de la Santísima Trinidad Clito Ruiz Picasso.… Read More Picasso Art