Quick End Of Term Wrap Up

Ola Ninos, Wow another term over! So much has happened, and Miss B doesn’t have time to type much as she is busy planning for her Overseas Trip to Mexico, the USA and Canada! I’ll be away for 4 weeks, and in that time Mr Beard will be teaching 5/6J. I’ll be back Wednesday 27th…

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Upcoming Assembly Item

Less than a week till the robot dancers of 5/6J hit the stage, in their robot masks (see photo below).  We have been working on our hip hop and robotic dancing for two terms, and everyone in the class has contributed to the choreography of the dance! The song we are using is ‘Technologic’ by…

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Athletics Carnival

One of our events in Education Week was our annual Athletics Carnival at the Parker St Oval. It was a bright sunny day, with a little bit of a cold wind, so running around was required to keep warm! Well done to all of the 5/6J boys who participated in the 800m, the 100m, the…

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Wrapping up our Landscape Art

Here are the artworks that we created in the last week of last term. We moved from using chalks, pencil and charcoal to using paint. Following another fabulous youtube video, we attempted to create a Misty Forest Landscape. The techniques we used were laying the trees from light to dark, then adding shadow to create…

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Welcome Back to Term 3!

And we’re off with a bang!  What a big term ahead for Miss B and the boys. Its very exciting. and it happens once in a blue moon, because this term we are learning about… GOVERNMENT! So what’s exciting?  In the middle of our learning we have a FEDERAL ELECTION! The chances of a federal…

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Exploring Glogster

Glogster is a site where you can create your own virtual posters. Here is one I did on our Artworks in Term 2. Click the triangle to play music, and the video to play. It looks better in full screen size so check it out here. What do you think 5/6J?  Would you like to…

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Holidays for 5/6J.

After a busy and fun final week of term, 5/6J are on holidays for 2 weeks. I wonder what the boys are up to? Making clouds in a bottle? Turning corn flour and water into non-newtonian liquid? Making popcorn? Watching the Mighty Ducks? Oh we have already done all those things in class! Alright for…

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More superstar artworks!

Inspired by the Tyler’sArtShack Channel on Youtube, 5/6J attempted to recreate Tyler’s mountain artwork, following his video tutorial. Miss B even did an artwork too, so it was a learning curve all round! Wow, some fantastic blending occurred! It was so awesome to get all the little tips as we watched the tutorials. Here is…

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Beach Landscapes

We have been developing our drawing skills this term. We used chalk pastels to create these  drawings (Miss B’s favourite). First we looked at some other chalk drawings and beach landscapes for inspiration. Then we used a photograph of a beach (From Miss B’s holiday on the south coast) to create our artwork. we were…

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All correct, in 165th place!

Last Thursday there was a lot of screaming in 5/6J. And Miss B thought it was completely ok. See, we were trying to login to the Murder Under the Microscope website at 1200 hours to make our accusation, and THE SCREEN FROZE. Luckily we were in the computer lab, so there was a lot of…

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