A message from the Premier “I wish every child and student undertaking the Victorian Premiers’ Reading Challenge in 2017 a fun, enjoyable and fulfilling experience. I look forward to hearing about their discoveries, adventures and achievements.” – The Hon Daniel Andrews MP, Premier of Victoria To complete the challenge: Prep, Year 1 and Year […]
On Wednesday, the Preps watched a video ‘How to make ANZAC Biscuits’. We discussed all the things that we need to have to make the biscuits – whether it be ingredients or equipment. The Preps then had the task of drawing an item and labelling it. When sounding out words, it is helpful to stretch out
In week 1 this term, the preps went on a number hunt. We went for a walk out of the school, searching for numbers between 0 to 20. Every time we found a number, we ticked it off the list and photographed it on our iPad. Having collected the numbers, we collaborated in placing the
Open Minded Portraits Over the first two weeks of term we have been developing deeper comprehension of what we read by creating an “Open Minded Portrait”. Students selected a single character from a book they have read and drew their portrait. On the attached ‘mind page’ they wrote from the perspective of that character. This encouraged them to ‘walk
Monday Writing (Weekend recount), Numeracy, Reading (Step Inside) Inquiry workshops / Shared reading – letter study Library – Yoga – Drawing Tuesday ANZAC DAY – PUBLIC HOLIDAY Wednesday Inquiry/ Shared reading – Big book Science / Hour of code / Language experience – ANZAC biscuits Thursday (Reading folder comes to school today) Library / Music /Reading Wellbeing /
Here are the big books read with the Preps over the past 3 school weeks. Who will be my mother? Letter Study: Bb Common words: to, the, my, be, said, you One cold wet night Letter Study: Oo Common words: to, be, said, the, went The little ducks Letter study: Dd, Ll Common words: said the
Last week, the Preps took part in a in a collaborative writing experience of the Teddy Bear’s Picnic. It was an event that the children remembered with great fondness, many children were eager to share their ideas. First we discussed the purpose of the text, then went through the key pieces of information to include when writing a recount – Who?
This week we begin to dive deeper into our inquiry where we explore how power manifests itself and the negative and positive impacts of this. Last week we had a number of children starting conversations about the power we have as students at Princes Hill Primary School compared to other schools around the world. This