Insoluble Painting

This semester we have been learning about Kinetic Art, which is essentially, art that moves. Any force can make an artwork move; wind, water, or a push or pull from a human being. We created these Insoluble Paintings, by using oil and water based paint. Here is the video that inspired us: And here are…

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Electrical Circuits

Our topic this term focuses on Energy and Electricity. 5/6J eagerly watched me bring in the boxes full of batteries, wires, globes, motors, switches and buzzers. Yay for hands on science lessons!  They really are the best kind. Over the last few weeks 5/6J have been set many challenges using the electrical equipment. We’ve had…

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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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