Types of Dwellings

A dwelling is a structure in which people live. How many different types of dwellings can you think of? Here are some:   This term 5/6J have started using Microsoft 365 which you can access through the student portal. We are keeping notes of our research in OneNote. 5/6J members: Can you add all the…

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Types of Texts

Last week 5/6J ‘split the room’ about which types of writing they had written about Earthquakes. We had three groups – Persuasive, Informative and Imaginative. Within these groups there are lots of different types of texts you can read and write. How much do you know about the text types? Do this quiz and find…

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Fractured Fairy Tales

This term, as we read Rump: The True Story of Rumpelstiltskin we are reading, thinking about and creating fractured fairy tales. There are many ways to write a fractured fairy tale. People have been adapting fairy tales for centuries for new books, tv shows, poems and movies. Here are some ways to ‘change’ a fairy…

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Book Week 2016

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!

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Breadmaking in 5/6J

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…

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Moody Lighthouses

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?

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Government Videos

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…

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Wintry Landscape

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…

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