The Flying Dutchman Artwork

We have really enjoyed learning about the legend of The Flying Dutchman ghost ship. 3/4J are going to create a whimsical artwork of this well known boat!   WALT create a whimsical artwork using collage/ drawing WILF: Correctly drawn and cut clouds that are not too small WILF: Soft blending of chalk pastels WILF: Neat…

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Pirate Ships!

Our first artwork of a ship this term, coinciding with our ghost ships unit is a pirate ship! We will be creating a tall ship, with masts, sails and a hull. Maybe we will see some brigantines? Let’s see what’s involved! And let’s look at some pirate ship art for inspiration.

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Athletics Carnival, 2018

3/4J had a great time at the Athletics Carnival this year. It wasn’t too hot or too windy but lovely and sunny. We enjoyed doing long jump, discus and shot put, as well as compete in the track events. Some students in 3/4J received a ribbon, and hopefully some will qualify to go to the…

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Mixed Media Jellyfish

Our first artwork for Term 4 will be a mixed media artwork of jellyfish.   What is mixed media? Well, media is what supplies you use to make the artwork, so mixed media is using more than one type of material.   For our jelly fish artworks we will be using paint, chalk pastels and…

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2018 Events – Easter Hat Parade and AFL Excursion

It’s been a busy start to the year, and we are rapidly approaching the 100th day. One event we had earlier in the year was the Easter Hat Parade and Wacky Hair Day. Check out some of the great hairstyles and Easter outfits from 3/4J.   Also in March we were invited (as in all…

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Landscape Art – Atmospheric Perspective

This term 3/4J are learning about Landscapes. We have already learnt about one point perspective, with a horizon line, a vanishing point and diagonal lines that lead the viewers eyes IN to the painting. Another way that artists show depth in their paintings is to use Atmospheric Perspective. This strategy has been around for hundreds…

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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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