For the remainder of the year we will be focusing on our geography topic which involves learning 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… Read More Studying the World Map!
On the first Sunday of September each year our country celebrates Fathers Day. There are many different theories on how Fathers Day began with some people believing it is a very old tradition whilst others believe that it’s not even a hundred years old! Scholars believe that the origin of Fathers Day can be traced… Read More Fathers Day 2016
Today we had a very special visit from the Channel 7 team! At 10:00am this morning the Channel 7 helicopter landed on our school oval. The entire school watched and waved to them as they arrived. Bruce Abernethy (sports reporter), Amelia Mulchay (weather presenter), Tim (camera man) and Tim (helicopter pilot) were our special visitors… Read More Channel 7 Helicopter
This year the Children’s Book Council of Australia is celebrating its 70th Anniversary of Book Week! This years theme is Over the past 2 weeks Mrs. Baldwin has been reading us the books that have been shortlisted for this year. The books we have read are: We have done many things this week as a… Read More Book Week 2016
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 Let’s use our imagination!
Our latest art project has been creating memory sticks for ourselves. This idea was from the Nunga Group at Grange. Mrs Baldwin was so impressed with the art activity and how unique it was that she decided to do this with our class. First we had to collect a stick and bring it to school.… Read More Memory Sticks
During Week 2 all Year 4 classes participated in swimming lessons at the Adelaide Aquatic Swimming Centre. Swimming is part of the curriculum and is another way we can be active whilst learning about water safety. The skills we developed were: Water confidence Survival in the water Swimming technique Rescue of others Water safety Endurance and fitness… Read More Swimming Lessons 2016
This term we have started with a BANG by getting straight back into some fantastic learning! To kick start our term we have created some new goals for ourselves. Some of us found that we had achieved our goals that we had from the beginning of the year so it was time to set ourselves some… Read More Going for Gold in Term 3!
This week we were able to catch up with our C.A.T Buddies to do a fun art activity outdoors. To follow up from our excursion to the Adelaide Zoo we worked with our buddies and used chalk to draw the zoo animals, enclosures, the environment and also any interesting facts we learnt. This was loads… Read More Creative Art with our Buddies
Our main genre type that we have been focusing on this term 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… Read More Persuasive Writing