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What does it mean to communicate knowledge through writing?

This term, as our inquiry has begun to deepen, we have been exploring the question “how do we learn more about things?” With this question in mind, the children have been studying non-fiction texts and learning how to identify the key features of these texts. Through provocations, the year 1’s have been investigating non-fiction texts, …

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A community is more than a place

Communities are groups of people all coming together. – Louis M. This week the children in the year 1 neighbourhood have been deepening their understanding of the community. Through observations and discussion through provocations, the teachers identified three key lenses that will help broaden the student’s ability to apply their understanding of community and take …

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Thank You Letters

Hi everyone, As we begin to wind the year up in our neighbourhood, during one of our whole group discussions the students voiced they wanted to create their very own thank you letters to their parents/carers as part of their support during remote learning/Seesaw. The students wanted to write a meaningful message about how they …

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End of Term Inquiry

                                 “When we learn about ourselves it helps us to understand others.” Students have continued to investigate family stories to gain a deeper understanding of themselves and their own family history. Students interviewed a chosen family member and discovered many …

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