Month: March 2016

Tell me ’bout it

In Literacy, we’re looking to develop our ability to write with the intent ‘to describe’. While descriptive language is an important part of any writing, we’ll be looking specifically at Information/Scientific Report. We believe this will help us the most with our inquiry in both comprehending information we are reading and in communicating our understandings. …

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Pyjama Day

Pyjama day was a great success, raising more than $600 for the Royal Children’s Hospital Good Friday Appeal. Here is a group of preps investigating gold coins and how much was brought in. Blue group put the coins into groups of $10 and found out that we donated $39! Well done everyone!  

Learning Focus

The Preps worked together to write a recount of their first excursion. Our trip to the museum By Blue Group On Thursday the 17th of March, the Prep Neighbourhood went on an excursion. We went to the Melbourne museum. It was fun going by bus. We were really excited. The first thing we went to …

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Our ant farm

Last week, we wrote this short text about our ant farm. We made an ant farm. Tomo found a queen ant. We put it into the ant farm. We wonder what will happen next!

Learning Focus

Literacy – Week 8 In week 8, the students completed the drafts of their persuasive texts and using a check-list they proofread and edited their writing.  The students then began publishing the final draft of their writing.  Overall the students have developed their understanding of persuasive techniques and have begun using strategies such as the …

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Action Required

Dear 5/6 parents and students, Some reminders for this week: Parent Information evening is happening this Wednesday with a welcome at 6pm in the gym. Family Life Notes (blue) were handed out on Friday. Please return this this week. African Drumming notes (yellow) were handed out last week. Please return this week. Pyjama Day is …

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WEEK 9 HAPPENINGS

MONDAY Projects and provocations Writing, Mathematics and Reading workshops TUESDAY Pyjama Day is today – gold coin donation Projects and provocations Specialist classes Blue Group: Visual Art and Italian Green Group: Phys Ed and Visual Art Red Group: Italian and Phys Ed. WEDNESDAY  Projects and provocations Teddy Bear’s Picnic (12.15 to 1.30) Parent Information evening (6.00 …

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