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
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 2016
On Monday the 11th of April rooms 10 and 6 went on a combined history excursion. Our focus in History for Term 1 and 2 is: The diversity and longevity of Australia’s first peoples and the ways they are connected to Country/Place and their pre-contact ways of life Stories of the First Fleet, including reasons for the journey,… Read More History Excursion
During Term 1 we have been learning about European Explorers and how and why they explored the world. We have been teaming up with Ms Carmens Year 3/4 class every fortnight to learn together about the different explorers and what they discovered. Why did European Explorers travel the world? There were many reason as to… Read More European Explorers – Why?
As a class we looked closely at 8 different European explorers and tried to map their routes around the world. We were given a world map and different coordinates that matched an explorer. We discussed how to read a world map and what longitude and latitude and where the Equator is. We needed to read the… Read More European Explorers – The who, how and where
This Term Ms Sweeney has been teaching our class about Great Sea Journeys. So far we have looked at two important explorers called Vasco Da Gama and Christopher Columbus. We began by creating some questions that we wanted to research about these two explorers. Everyone created 7 questions and then half of our class researched… Read More Great Sea Journeys