See the attached documents if you would like some extra challenges!
You might like to print out the 3/4 rubric and cross off activities as you complete them: Extra Activities Rubric
You could even try the 5/6 rubric:
Or you might like to take on the task of completing a passion project – a project that you plan and research over a couple of weeks and can then present to the class:
If you would like to complete a passion project, you need to download the pdf to find out all the information here: 3-4 passion project
There are also lots of wonderful websites to learn information, play games, see new places or learn new skills. Keep an eye out here for some sites to visit:
Department of Education
- Fuse: https://fuse.education.vic.gov.au/Primary (Victorian government site providing resources for learning and fun. Explore featured resources, discover topics and get creative with digital tools.)
Want to learn about science and technology?
- Do you enjoy watching fun videos to learn how things work? Then visit Australia’s national science channel, RiAus
- Got any science questions? Why not ‘Ask Dr Universe’
- Ever dreamt of becoming an Astronaut? Explore our solar system at NASA
Intrigued by coding?
- Try Scratch! With Scratch you you can program your own interactive stories, games, and animations. https://scratch.mit.edu/
- Are you interested to learn how to code? Then check out Code.org
Want to visit a museum from home?
- https://museumsvictoria.com.au/melbournemuseum/at-home/ (Melbourne Museum have curated their best online content for you to enjoy from the couch!)
- https://museumsvictoria.com.au/scienceworks/at-home/ (If you’re feeling like a star without its galaxy at the moment ScienceWorks have curated their best online content for you to enjoy from the couch.)
- https://museumsvictoria.com.au/immigrationmuseum/at-home/ (Explore Victoria’s diversity and culture from the couch! The Immigration Museum have curated their best online content for you to enjoy from home.)
- https://www.amnh.org/explore/ology the ultimate “Ology” (the study of) website. Whether you love palaeontology, archaeology, microbiology, or zoology; in fact any “ology” you will find it here!
- https://www.nma.gov.au/explore/features take a moment to find out more about Australian stories, people and places – virtually of course!
Fancy a private tour of the World’s best galleries?
From Amsterdam to Florence to Paris, see treasured works of art from some of the world’s most well-known artists.
- The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, https://www.metmuseum.org/art/online-features/metkids/
- The Louvre Museum, Paris, https://www.louvre.fr/en/online-tours#virtual-tours
- The Van Gogh Museum, Amsterdam, https://artsandculture.google.com/partner/van-gogh-museum?hl=en
- The Uffizi Gallery, Florence Italy, https://artsandculture.google.com/partner/uffizi-gallery?hl=en
- The National Gallery of Art, Washington DC https://artsandculture.google.com/partner/national-gallery-of-art-washington-dc?hl=en
And…for all the nature and animal lovers out there!
- Watch live animals cams! https://kids.sandiegozoowildlifealliance.org/videos
- Complete animal themed activities and watch interesting creatures live at https://nationalzoo.si.edu/webcams
- With literally hundreds of nature-themed activities spend some time looking at the amazing activities at https://www.woodlandtrust.org.uk/blog/2021/02/lockdown-activities-for-kids-to-do-at-home/
Take a trip back in time and follow your passion for history at…
- type in any city, state, or country to view historical photographs http://www.whatwasthere.com/
Flex your creative muscles with these activities and sites!
- take a behind-the-scenes look at how
Pixar artists do their jobs. You might try to
animate bouncing balls, build a swarm of robots, or
make virtual fireworks explode! https://www.khanacademy.org/computing/pixar
- learn how to draw at https://www.artforkidshub.com/how-to-draw/
- creator of the creator of the Pigeon series, Knuffle Bunny, and Elephant & Piggie join Mo Willems for his lunch time doodle sessions https://www.kennedy-center.org/education/mo-willems/lunch-doodles/