thumb_Photo on 15-01-2016 at 5.22 pm_1024Welcome to Mrs Ryan’s Class Blog.  My name is Rebecca Ryan and I am currently teaching a grade of 5/6 students.  This blog provides students the opportunity to access educational resources as well as a place where their work can be showcased.

This blog has grown over many years and provides a vast array of educational games and activities for primary aged students.

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Sea Perch – English Comprehension homework


  1. Briefly summarise the BtN Sea Perch Competition story.
  2. The kids in the BtN story belong to a _________________club.
  3. What are the kids in the story making?
  4. What are the underwater robots called?
  5. Where did they go to recently to compete in the National Sea Perch Challenge?
  6. What materials are used to make the robots?
  7. Describe the work the kids did to prepare for the competition.
  8. What were the two major tasks in the challenge?
  9. What have the kids learnt being involved in the program?
  10. What was surprising about the story?

What does it mean to be Catholic?

In Religion we have been exploring what it means to be Catholic.  The students formulated questions to discuss with their family about this topic.  Spend sometime discussing these questions and please feel free to leave a comment sharing your thoughts.


Not all questions are easy to answer but the discussion about faith and what it means to be Catholic is the focus.

  1. Why did you choose a Catholic school?
  2. How do we know if the quotes in the bible are true?
  3. What influences a person to become a priest?
  4. How did Catholicism begin?
  5. How do we know if Jesus and God are real?
  6. What does being a Catholic mean to you?
  7. How long does it take to become a Pope or a Priest?
  8. Why are there only seven Sacraments?
  9. Why are followers of Christ who become priests or nuns not encouraged to get married?
  10. What about being Catholic stands out for you?
  11. Are the Bible stories true?
  12. Did any events in the Bible really happen?
  13. Why do they call the “bible” the “Bible?
  14. Why were the Bible stories chosen?
  15. Why are there the Stations of the Cross?

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