Term 4 Week 1: Reading 7/10

Today you will work in your small group with your teacher on a reading focus.

Please make sure you have come to the small group session with your reading book and a pencil.

You can complete the following task on your own;

LG: I can think about the audience and the purpose of poems.

First, read the poem below:

Next, answer these question

  1. Who was this poem written for?
  2. Why was it written? What was the author trying to tell us?

Finally, upload your task on the OneNote and do 20 minutes of independent reading.

Term 4, Week 1: Writing 06/10

Learning Goal: I can write a persuasive text. 

First, today in your small group you are going to discuss ideas and plan a persuasive text.

After the lesson: Find some time today to do 20 minutes of personal writing.

(Use one of your workbooks as a personal writing book.)

Term 4 Week 1: Reading 06/10

Learning Goal: I can respond to a persuasive text

Today you are going to summarise and review a persuasive text.

Click on the link below to go to your group’s lesson for today

 

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Orange and Green

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All children should have to play sport 2

Blue and Purple

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All children should have to play sport 3

Now, write a paragraph summarising the text you read.

Questions to think about as you prepare your summary are:

  • Red Group: What is the author’s opinion?

  • Orange Group: What is the author’s opinion? What are their reasons? (for or against)

  • Green Group: What is the author’s point of view? What are their reasons? (for or against) Has the author followed the basic structure of the persuasive text?

  • Blue Group: What is the author’s point of view? What are their reasons? (for or against) Has the author followed the structure of the persuasive text? What key features of a persuasive text did you notice? (Don’t forget to include examples from the text)

  • Purple Group: What is the author’s point of view? What are their reasons? (for or against) Has the author followed the structure of the persuasive text? What key features of a persuasive text did you notice? What do you think about the word choice? (Don’t forget to include examples from the text)

Finally, share what you’ve written on OneNote and do 20 minutes of independent reading.

Term 3 Week 1: Maths 05/10

LG: I can go on a maths scavenger hunt.

First…

Today you are going to go on a scavenger hunt around your house. Before you begin, make sure you have these materials.

  • Ruler or tape measure
  • Scales

Next…

You are going for a hunt around your house to find 12 different objects. When you have found your objects, take a photo of them.

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Then…

Once you have found all 12 objects, create a PowerPoint with all the objects you found!

Counting Counts!

After you have finished your PowerPoint, set a timer for 1 minute and practise your skip counting or multiplication facts!

Term 4, Week 1: Writing 05/10

LG: I can write a fictional recount.

We just had two weeks of school holidays. I know lots of people like to go away, visit friends, go to the movies or have play dates. This school holidays were a little different. So today we are going to recount about our holidays…with a twist!

Imagine you could have travelled anywhere during the school holidays! You are going to write a fictional recount telling your teacher about the best school holidays you ever had…but you have to make it up! Time to get creative!

First…answer these questions to help you plan. Remember this is a fictional recount, so you can do or go anywhere you like!

Who?

What?

When?

Where?

Why?

Next…start to write your recount. Below is an example.

Then…check your writing for the following things::

  • Use upper and lower case letters correctly
  • Neat handwriting
  • Punctuation – full stops, exclamation and question marks talking marks if people are speaking.
  • Spelling – check common words and think carefully about unknown words
  • Paragraphs to break up your writing

Now…if you can publish your story and post it on the Class Notebook.

Term 4 Week 1 – Reading 5/10

LG: I can respond to a picture storybook.

First…listen and read along to the book ‘The Book with No Pictures’ by BJ Novak

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Then…we know this book had no pictures. Today your job is to draw pictures for one of the pages. There are 3 pages below, choose one page to illustrate, or you can choose them all!

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Now…

Can you create a new page for this book?

BJ Novak uses lots of nonsense words and uses colour to make these words stand out.

Get creative and try and think of some silly words and things you can get adults to say!

Have a great break !!!

As I mentioned this morning in our whole class meeting;

Thank you to all the families and students for all your commitment and resilience shown through this term.

I appreciate all the communication and supportive emails, phone calls and texts parents have sent through (I couldn’t do it without your help!!!) – THANK YOU!!!

I hope you all have a much-deserved break away from computers and that Melbourne blesses us with some great spring weather!

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Term 3, Week 10 – 17/09 Reading

Learning Goal: I can play the role of a character when reading a script.

On Monday we started to learn about reader’s theatre and you were given a role to play within your group. Today we will be performing our reader’s theatre scripts as a group.

Once you have had a practice we will be recording the group’s performance so that it can be posted on the class blog for others to hear!

First… Make sure that you have your script saved to your device so that you can read from it during our small group session.

Next… Have a practice of your lines by reading them aloud to a family member at home.

Then… Come to the small group meeting ready to perform with your most expressive character voice!

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