Tuesday, 30 April 2019

At the end of Term One all the class had worked really well throughout the term and should have been extremely proud of themselves. In particular, we learned a lot in English and Mathematics which will serve as the foundation for our learning for the rest of the year.

All the students have identified goals for Term 2 and we have discussed them as a class. It is important for students to actively pursue those goals, whether they are to do through participating during lessons, reading at home, practicing times tables or in certain areas of study.

In class, we have been reading books every day and developing a literacy rich environment. It is important that all students continue to read at home to assist in building their vocabulary and skills.  Ten minutes of reading every night will help students improve in all areas of English. I encourage students to read books at their level and to share the books they have read, once they return to school.

I have enjoyed teaching all of the students last term and I am looking forward to another great term ahead...below are some pictures from activities we have done during Term 1.

We were lucky enough to have Mr Meachem come and read to the class. 

We learned about the phases of the moon and used oreos to represent it!

We helped out buddy class (Room 30) learn how to play Numero.

We were lucky enough to have an ex soldier come into the school and talk about ANZAC day and why it is so important. 

Tuesday, 5 March 2019

Term 1, So Far...

Term 1 is flying by and we are in Week 5 already! The students have been busy in class and have settled into routines. In English, we have been developing our writing skills, making sure that we are up leveling and editing our work, at every opportunity. We have looked at what quality writing looks like and have worked hard on starting our narrative and persuasive pieces strongly. In Mathematics, the Year 5 students started rounding and estimating large numbers, whilst the Year 6 students have studied algebra. The students are realizing that it is not as hard as they thought it would be!

We read a text about the formation of the Earth and the Moon and what happened 4.5 billion years ago. Also, we have been identifying countries and capitals in North and South America.

Australia Day was excellent as all students wore their Australian colors. We discussed what it means to be Australian and the importance of recognizing the Aboriginal People as the first people in Australia.

Thank you to all of the parents who came to the 'Parent Information Evening'. It was great to meet you all and share what we do in class and around the school. I'm positive it is going to be an excellent year and I look forward to seeing the students progress as we go.

Saturday, 2 March 2019

Welcome to Room 29’s classroom blog. Here you can keep up to date with what we are doing in class and any information you will need. We have had a great start to the year and I have enjoyed meeting everyone. The students have a busy term ahead and I look forward to seeing their progress and achievements. 

WELCOME BACK FOR TERM TWO At the end of Term One all the class had worked really well throughout the term and should have been extremely p...