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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Picasso Faces

Last Term with Mrs Smith we created a collage face in the style of Pablo Picasso.   The bright paper really makes these stand out!   Leave us a comment and let us know what you think.          

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Asking Questions

Good readers are always asking questions as they read. Sometimes the question leads them to do more reading and research. Sometimes the question is answered in the text. Asking questions gets the reader thinking.   The SKILL we need is to ask lots of different questions! Read the texts below about the animals then add…

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Chalk Pastel Owls

This term we are learning a to use a new medium in art – Chalk Pastels. Medium means the materials you use to create your artwork. Miss B loves using chalk pastels – check out her work!                 Our first work will be of an owl. Click here to see…

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100 days of Learning 2017

We started the day with a parade seeing what all the students and teachers had worn and brought in.                  Then we had open classroom, with our families visiting! We had to think of 4 facts we had learnt this year to make a wall of 100 facts!  …

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Chikita the Orangutan

As you may know, Miss B adopted an Orangutan this year – Chikita! Click here to read about Chikita.   Click this link – Chikita Update  to read Chikita’s six month update.   Chikita lives at Sepilok Rehabilitation Centre.   Maybe open a new tab and search for the meaning of the word Rehabilitation?  …

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Reading Groups Week 5 and 6

Hello Birdies!  Scroll down to your groups to see what your options are for this week! COCKATOOS AND GREY PARROTS: Choose one or more of these options Click here to read a book called “The Calming Manatee”  Click the full screen button. Click here to read a book called “Stick’s Masterpiece”. Click here to read…

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A Chance of Colours

              Last term 3J were learning about CHANCE. We conducted many experiments with dice and counters.                       We learnt about the OUTCOMES and LIKELIHOOD of a result. In these photographs, students had to predict all the possible colour outcomes…

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