Term 2 Art: Landscapes with Perspective

Last week 3/4J learnt about landscape painting. This term we will be creating landscapes of famous places in Australia and its neighbouring countries. We also learnt about one point perspective. It has a horizon line and a vanishing point and objects get smaller the farther away they are.   Our first landsape artwork will be…

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Swimming Carnival 2018

3/4J enjoyed the first carnival of the year – The Swimming Carnival! We have been learning about persuasive texts this term, to do with summer safety. We have had many discussions about pools!   Can you write a comment CONVINCING others about the importance of pool safety? 

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Animals of the Week

Each week 3/4J studies an animal of the week. This term we are doing Australian Animals. So far we have studied the dugong, quoll, brolga, numbat and potoroo. Can you identify which one is which in these photos below?      Bosco! What are you doing here? Visit this site to search and learn more…

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Dinosaur Art

This term 3/4J will be creating artworks to do with Dinosaurs! I know, I know, everyone’s favourite topic. Dinosaur art, or Paleo-art as it is known, is really hard. Why do you think it is hard for artists? Why is it harder than artworks of wild animals or pets? There are many paeleo-artists around the…

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3J Enjoys Market Day

We always have a great day at Market Day, when Year 5 and 6 hold stalls to raise money for their Farewell. Check out these images to see how much fun 3J had!

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Genius Hour – Sharing our Work

After 2 months of working on our Genius Hour tasks, the members of 3J were ready to share their tasks and information with the class.  Check out the links below to see some of our Slideshows we made in Google Slides. 3J were excited to learn all about our G Suite! BUTTERFLY-1yzca22 Most Unsolved Mysteries…

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Machu Picchu Watercolour Landscape

Miss Beavis visited the famous Inca ruins of Machu Picchu, high in the cloud forest of the Andes mountains. It is certainly a magical place and a bit of a mystery!   Did you know that Machu Picchu lay hidden from most of the world for hundreds of years?   This city of stone will…

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3J Starts Genius Hour!

This term 3J is starting Genius Hour. This is when students in 3J will have an hour of time to work on the computers researching and learning about any topic they want! To record and present their learning students will be working in their Google Drive, creating Google Docs (word documents) and Google Slides (slideshows…

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Landscape Art – Cactus Island

Landscapes are a very popular from of art. There are different types of landscapes, including cityscapes and seascapes. This term 3J are going to create landscape art. Our first artwork is inspired by Cactus Island, also known as Inca Huasi, located in the middle of the Bolivian Salt Flats! Check out these photos, what an…

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What’s Important about Mt Everest!

We are learning to determine what is important when we read.   We can’t remember everything we read, so we can remember some of the important bits, and of course some of the more interesting bits.     Here are some facts about Mt Everest. Vote if you think they are really important or just…

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