This term our genre topic we are learning about is persuasion. We started by looking at many different persuasive advertisements. We worked in pairs and we chose one advertisement to answer some questions about the techniques that the company used to persuade us with. We used our iPads to access a website called Padlet which… Read More Persuasive Advertisements
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 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
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
Last term our class began participating in the the 100 Word Challenge. If your wondering what this challenge is and what it involves then keep reading! Every year the blogging community run a competition called the 100 Word Challenge which is open for students under the age of 16. Each week a prompt is given… Read More 100 Word Challenge
This term our class have been introduced to an exciting website called Storybird is a visual storytelling community, a global hub of readers, writers, and artists of all ages. It involves us being able to write a picture book, poem or chapter book but the catch is that we are given the illustrations first and then need to… Read More Storybird
Our class will be entering the Mayoral Make-a-Book Literacy Challenge for 2015. This challenge has been running since 1979 by the Charles Sturt local council. It is an extremely popular challenge particularly at Grange Primary because it allows young authors and illustrators to shine. Last year there were 830 entries with 43 lucky individuals and… Read More Mayoral Make-A-Book Part 1
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 Can you convince me?
Every Friday 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 Writing in Cursive
Our class has been learning about the text type Persuasion. This involves trying to change a person’s (or a group’s) attitude or opinion toward some event or idea. To be able to convince someone that your opinions or ideas are correct you need to create some evidence to argue your idea. Last week we were able to… Read More The Game of Persuasion