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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Important v. Interesting

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…

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Reading Groups Week 6 and 7 – Text Features

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…

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Slushie Design Task

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…

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