Once a week our class participates in handwriting lessons. Handwriting skills are very important as there are many times during the day where you will need to write something down such as shopping list, writing in a card or filling out important forms. At the beginning of the class we discuss the following: correct posture –… Read More Handwriting
Our class would like to share with you something special that one of our students is doing at the moment. Sophia has made a decision to raise funds for Cancer Council South Australia’s ‘Do it for Cancer‘ community fundraising program. Sophia made this decision because she has unfortunately had some family members suffer from Cancer. She… Read More Sophia’s Gift!
This term for Science we have been looking at a variety of soil samples and analysing their properties and characteristics. Our latest experiment involved us collecting a soil sample from any location and placing it in a clear jar. Next we had to fill our jars with water and shake the jar so that all the water… Read More Soil Solutions
This term we have been focusing on Area of 2D regular and irregular shapes. To begin with we discussed as a class what we thought Area meant. Area is the size of a surface of a 2D shape. It is also very important to make sure you have the correct units of measurement when calculating… Read More Area of regular and irregular shapes
On the last week of Term 3 we were lucky enough to have 2 special guests some and visit us at school. The first was Anna Meares who is an Olympic Cyclist. She is the best performed Australia womens cyclist we have ever had. She spoke to us about her success as a cyclist and… Read More Term 3 Special Guests
As one of our fundraisers this year, our school held an Obstacle-A-Thon on Friday the 23rd of September. Our time was from 11:15am – 12:45pm. Each class had 8 minutes to complete each station that was set up on the oval. The stations were: Inflatable Obstacle Course Basketball Rings Mini Trampoline Hurdle Run, Soccer Weave… Read More The Obstacle-A-Thon 2016
Last week 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 brainstormed what we thought units of… Read More How to measure length correctly
For most of the year we have been learning and practicing our times tables each day. Times Table is actually another word for multiplication table. It is a table that shows the results of multiplying two numbers together. Learning your times tables is very important because you use them in many different types of real life problem… Read More Our Times Table Challenge!
Over the last week we have begun using our Mayoral Make-a-books to create a read aloud iMovie. This has been a great experience because we are using technology to help us with our reading in a fun and creative way. Mrs Baldwin took photos of all the pages in our books before they were sent away for… Read More Mayoral Make-a-Book – iMovie Part 1
Our Science topic for Term 3 is called Beneath our Feet. In this topic we will: Have opportunities to explore how natural processes and human activity shape our surroundings. Develop our understanding of soils, rocks and landscapes and how they change over time through hands-on activities and investigations. Investigate factors that affect the erosion of soils. This is a… Read More soils, rocks and landscapes around our school