Welcome back to Term 2! Mrs Baldwin hopes that everyone had a very relaxing holidays and enjoyable break! Mrs Baldwin stayed home over the two week holidays and began planning for a very busy and exciting Term 2. Here is a list of some of the activities and topics we will be undertaking this term:… Read More Term 2 begins…
Wow we can’t believe that the end of Term 4 has arrived! What a year it has been for everyone! We have all grown, learnt and experienced so much this year and we are now ready to embark on Year 5 in 2015! There have been many events and learning that have made this year… Read More Another Year Over…
Our class are very excited because we have just found out that we are finalists for one of the categories for the Edublog Awards for 2014. The category that we are a finalist for is ‘Best Class Blog’. The factors used for shortlisting were based on the number of comments, bookmarking and Google page ranking… Read More Edublog Awards 2014
For most of this term we have been working very hard in Art on our perspective drawings. Perspective drawings make objects appear more realistic, as they appear to recede as they get further away. If the receding lines are extended they will meet at points that are called vanishing points. We used one vanishing point… Read More Perspective Drawing
Why do balls roll? Why do apples fall from the trees? Why do some things slide across ice but not on carpet? What makes our bikes stop when we brake? We use all types of forces including friction, gravity and pushes and pulls when we exercise, ride bikes and drive cars. Engineers and Scientists use… Read More Smooth Moves
This is something to think about… Can you explain what this quote means in your own words? Have you ever helped someone that perhaps could not return the favour because of certain circumstances? If so, how did that make you feel?
In Maths we have begun a new topic Chance and Probability. What is chance? The likelihood of the occurrence of a particular event. Many events can’t be predicted with total certainty. The best we can say is how likely they are to happen, using the idea of probability. The first activity we did was working with a… Read More What are the Chances?
Towards the end of every year the Edublog Awards occur. The Edublog Awards have been running since 2004 and it is a great way to showcase all the wonderful education blogs from around the globe! The purpose of these awards is to promote and demonstrate the educational values of blogging! This is our first year… Read More 2014 Edublog Award Nominations!
Can you explain what this quote means in your own words? Can you give an example of something in your heart that makes you “rich”?
Remembrance Day in Australia is an occasion to commemorate and remember all Australians who have fought and died as a result of war. When is it? Remembrance Day falls on the 11th of November each year. On the 11th hour on the 11th day of the 11th month, a minutes’ silence is observed and dedicated to… Read More Remembrance Day