Money, Money, Money!


Click on the game below to practise making dollar amounts using Australian coins.


Click on the game below to practise adding money.


Click on the game below to practise calculating change.


Gold Rush


Click the link below to prepare to set off to the goldfields as a gold prospector and then spend time mining for gold.

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Click the link below to explore the gold fields of Ballarat.

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Basketball Clinic

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.

Week 8 – Daily Five Activities

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;

  1. Name
  2. DOB
  3. Death (if applicable)
  4. Books written
  5. Family
  6. Where they were born
  7. Where they currently live
  8. Past careers
  9. 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


Book Week ~ Buddy Rug Reading

Book Week was full of lots of fantastic learning and opportunities to engaging with books.  To end the week we walked with our buddies over to the park.  At the park we shared stories we had written especially for our buddies.

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