Great dressing up this year 5/6J! Can you spot the grandma from Madagascar, Harley Quinn, Pikachu, Humpty dumpty and the kings men, plus more! Leave a comment and tell us about your book week character!
Here are some photos and slideshows of our morning routine. You can also see what we get up to by visiting our morning routine page!
Yast week as part of our science lessons on Marvelous Microorganisms, we made bread! We have been studying the science of breadmaking and the role of yeast.
Here are some photos of the process, we followed this Bread in a Bag recipe!
Twenty or so loaves later, we had some issues getting the bread to rise… maybe the yeast did not have the right reaction?
Maybe next time!
An artwork of the same subject can have many moods… depending on the colours and lights used. The mood can really assist stories, myths and legends. Lighthouses have featured in stories for centuries.
They make great artworks. For example, check out these lighthouses!
What kind of mood will your lighthouse show?
Check out these great shots of our carnival this year, which 5/6J members can you spot?
This term in ICT we are learning about government. We are even making our own website, see it here – www.56jgovernment.weebly.com.
SEE BELOW for some links to videos and activities to do with government and some important things you will find at parliament house. When 5/6J go to Canberra, ACT in Week 10 this term, you may see some of these objects!
Kidsview is the student learning page of the Parliamentary Education Office Page.
5/6J – When you visit this site, go to all these activities and videos IN ORDER:
If you finish early, visit our weebly and check out some other people’s pages!
Our first Term 3 Artwork is going to be a Wintry Landscape. Let’s get inspired by the works of artist Caspar David Friedrich.
“Winter Landscape” 1811
“Winter Landscape with Church” 1811
“Oak in the Snow” 1827-1828
“Snow Covered Hut” unknown
“The Abbey in the Oakwood” 1809-18`10
“Dolmen in the Snow” unknown
“Graveyard Under Snow” 1826
“Monastery Graveyard in the Snow” 1819
Unfortunately, this artwork was destroyed during the air-raids of World War II, and Friedrich only had this black and white photograph of the actual painting. It is said to have been one of his best, most haunting artworks.
Many other artists have recreated “Monastery Graveyard in the Snow” as a homage to Friedrich. See this almost perfect version below, by a Japanese artist.
Friedrich was a Romanticist painting. The Romanticists artworks were full of storytelling and emotions, he was not just painting the landscape and weather but a certain mood that goes with it.
What sort of moods do these artworks create?
Our artwork is going to consist of a bare winter’s tree in the snow. Here are some ideas for inspiration.
Let’s look at this video to see an easy way to paint trees!
A way to determine importance is to work out what is interesting and what is important.
When you read articles at this site – kidscyber.com.au they actually write the top 2 or 3 IMPORTANT facts at the beginning of the article. How clever!
Choose one of the following articles to read. Decide on the top 3-4 important facts (including the ones at the top) and then find 3 facts that are INTERESTING to you.
Log in and leave a comment telling us which sport (or sports) you read about and which facts you found interesting!
Finished early? Choose your own sport to read about! Click here!
It is important when reading informative texts that we understand why they can include so many text features.
Some text features are:
Can you fill up your bingo card?
Visit the link below to see many online factual texts.
Choose one at a time. Record the site on your bingo sheet.
Read the article. Colour in any features on your bingo card!
Can you fill up the whole card? What about a whole row or column?
Then go back and try another site!
Slushies, Slurpees, Frozen Coke, whatever you call it, 5/6J love them! And it would seem so does the rest of the world!
But where do all those slushie cups end up? Is there a better design?
Should our canteen start bring your own cup, like 7-11 did in America?
Can we make the slushie cup more cost effective and better for the environment?
Now it’s your turn 5/6J to come up with a great design!