September 2017 archive
Week 9, Term 3, 2017 from Rebecca Ryan on Vimeo.
On Monday the year 3 & 4 students had their first of four basketball clinics. Two coaches, Marcus and Xavier from the Hawthorn Basketball Association came to our school to teach us different skills, such as dribbling and shooting skills. They will visit another three times prior to our participation in the Hooptime competition.
Respond to reading
TASK: Select one of the following authors to research: J.K. Rowling, Rowan Mcauley ‘Go Girl’, John Marsden, Paul Jennings and Mem Fox
Create a profile of your author on a Google Slide presentation, including;
- Death (if applicable)
- Books written
- Where they were born
- Where they currently live
- Past careers
- Interesting facts
Work on Words
TASK: Click on the link below to learn about letter clusters and spelling patterns using interactive word searches. Complete at least four of the word searches.
Read to someone
TASK: Select a text from one of the featured authors. Read to a partner and together write a summary of what was read. Repeat with the other partner.
Read to self
Sustained reading for 20 minutes. Select a text from one of this week’s featured authors: Rowan Mcauley ‘Go Girl’, J.K. Rowling, John Marsden, Paul Jennings, Mem Fox
Listen to reading
Listen to 2-3 of the below texts. Write a short book review, suggesting who you would recommend the story to, why and a short synposis of what the book is about.
I’m Australian Too – Mem Fox
Possum Magic – Mem Fox
The Rabbits – John Marsden
Little Squirt – Paul Jennings