July 2017 archive

Daily 5 Activities – Week 3!

This week we are learning all about information reports.

READ TO SELF

Read interesting facts about Great White Sharks, Emperor Penguins, rainforests and Pandas. Add an interesting fact from each report to our FACT WALL, as well as finding information about an animal of your choice.

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Use this link to find more information about animals.

National Geographic for Kids

RESPOND TO READING

Read the information statements about ants.  Cut and paste these statements where you believe they belong on the diagram of an ant.

LISTEN TO READING

Using the link below, access Mrs Ryan’s collection of information texts about animals on Epic!

First, pick a text!

Before listening to the text complete the What I know about___________ section of the graphic organiser.  Once you have finished listening to the text complete the, What I now know about_________ section of the graphic organiser.

Mrs Ryan’s collection of information texts

WORK ON WORDS

Information reports contain lots of compound sentences.  Complete the Study Ladder task about compound sentences.  Once you have completed the task move on to the compound sentence activity sheet.

 

 

Respectful Relationships

In Social and Emotional Learning we are learning about how to have respectful relationships with others.

Students are learning that they have a choice with how they act and respond to different situations.  Certain responses are respectful while others are not respectful.

Daily 5 Reading Activity – Week 2, Term 3

RESPOND TO READING

Read the step by step, sequenced instructions to make your own chatterbox.

Check out How to Make a Chatterbox by Lois Vodicka on Snapguide.

WORK ON WORDS

In small groups play the Bossy Verbs board game.

You will need a dice and small coloured counters as markers for each player.

Take it in turns to roll the dice and move around the board.

When you land on an instruction or command you must read it aloud and perform the action.

The first to finish is the winner!

LISTEN TO READING

First, watch the below video explaining procedural texts:

Next, watch the below video, writing the procedure in your workbook.  Remember, you can pause the video whenever you want.

READ TO SOMEONE

With a partner select a board game.

Read the instructions aloud and play!

 

Term 2 Inquiry Showcase

At the end of Term 2 the students shared their inquiry work to the school and parents. Students selected and researched a type of extreme weather and presented their new learning in a variety of different ways.