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 2015. 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 2015 – Lets vote!
Oh what a year of learning we have had in Room 10! The last week we have reflected on all the wonderful activities, bonding and growth of learning we have had in our room this year. As a class we brainstormed all the memorable moments of 2015 in all areas of learning. Everyone created a poster… Read More These are a few of our favourite things…. for 2015!
Today the year 4’s were lucky enough to watch the Planet Rhythm workshop. This was a fantastic interactive workshop that a offered fun and informative short talk on the history and evolution of rhythm and drums and a variety of drumming demonstrations. Each student was selected to participate in a drumming activity following the beat of the instructor.… Read More Planet Rhythm Workshop
Last week and this week our class have received our medals for both the Premiers Be Active and the Reading Challenges. For a lot of us this was the first year that we participated in the Premiers Be Active Challenge. Please see previous post here for more info. Everyone managed to undertake 60 minutes a day, 5… Read More Congratulations Room 10!
During the Daily 3 each group has been working with Mrs Baldwin on using Speech Marks. Speech marks or quotation marks simply separate the words someone in a sentence actually says from the rest of the sentence. These words are called direct speech. Lots of us used speech marks when writing our Mayoral Make a Books… Read More Speech marks
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 What is friction?
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 The Chance of this happening is….
What a big week 3 it has been for Grange Primary School! It has been a big build up to Games Day this year and each day we either practised the different games, the team chant or the health hustle. Everyone was very excited to partcicipate on the day and the entire class demonstrated the… Read More Games Day 2015
During Term 4 Ms Sweeney will be teaching us about continents and environments with a focus on South America, Africa and Australia. The focus questions for this topic include: How does the environment support the lives of people and other living things? How do different views about the environment influence approaches to sustainability? How can… Read More Geography – Continents and Environments
This term we have been looking at different clocks and how to tell the time accurately. We discussed the following… Analogue Clocks – they use hands to show us the minutes and the hours. The hour hand is short and the minute hand is long. Digital clocks – use numbers (digits) to show the time… Read More Telling the time