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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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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