Multiples & Factors Week 6 – Maths Groups Place Value

  Group 1 –  Spread the cups out and have your students seated around them. As quickly as they can they need to stack 6 random cups in a pyramid, then collapse the pyramid so they have a stack of 6 cups.  The first person to read the 6 digit number the stack makes, wins.  To get all participating and…

Shared Experiences – Using Evidence In Our Reading Responses

A True Person by Gabiann Marin LI: To be able to apply understanding of how to provide evidence when responding. 5/6J we will take our learning about providing evidence in our reading responses one step further. Yesterday we read the story of Zallah and her experiences in a Detention Centre as a refugee to Australia. Today we will work in small groups…

Learning And Revising The Structure Of Persuasive Writing

Persuasive Writing Prepares Us For NAPLAN LI: To understand the structure of writing persuasively. Today 3/4J we will be using our opinions to develop a piece of writing that would persuade someone. Let’s use these organisers to help us understand the structure.

Persuasive Writing: Should All Children Go To School? #education #Teachers #globaled #SDGs

5/6J we are really going to dig deep into learning about Persuasive Writing and I want you to think about education. Your big question is: Should All Children Go To School? I would like you to do the following things: Give Mrs Joyce 3 Reasons Why or Why Not children should go to school. Tell Mrs Joyce why school is…

Maths: Place Value Cups

Place Value Cups Today 5/6J we are going to test our skills by building Place Value Cups as resource to help us during our Maths lessons. We will have to have a Maths Brains switched on because we will be measuring and expanding numbers. We will also be working with lots and lots of zeros. Have fun! Here is a…

Study Non Fiction In Our Reading Workshop: Students Participate In A Non-Fiction Reading Marathon

Non-Fiction Reading Marathon Students choose a non fiction text related to their reading level. Today will be the first time we participate in the reading challenge and Mrs Joyce wonders how students will cope with the time re straints.   Here are some pictures of a grade that have participated in many book marathons. I look forward to seeing your…

The Success Of Independent Reading Marathons

Non Fiction Reading As we continue to explore Non Fiction in our reading workshops, 4J continues to develop and excel at expressing their understanding about the books they read. Today was the best reading marathon ever. The students love the 10 minute challenges and read enthusiastically showing their understanding.

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