Goggles and Spike work out how many sleeps until Goggles’ birthday. Using a calendar and the strategy of counting on in his head, Goggles shows Spike how to get it right.
Can you work out how many sleeps it is until your next birthday? Write the answer in your comment,a dn tell us how you worked it out.
MATHS CHALLENGE!: What maths did Goggles and Spike need to know to make this movie? Write this in your comments here.
Our final assessment is a reflection on the Tomato Project. We have used a focus on tomato production for the Central Idea in our Inquiry:
THERE ARE MANY SYSTEMS INVOLVED IN THE PRODUCTION, SUPPLY AND DISTRIBUTION OF FOOD.
Our lines of inquiry were:
1. Origins of Products
2.Availability and access to food
3. Changes products go through
Our helpful concepts were:
For your final assessment, write about how your learning changed during the tomato project.
Some useful thinking starters:
I used to think…but now I think…
Something that’s bugging me about…is…
A question that I have grown is…
I never knew that…
I think this information is useful because…
I hope you enjoy our Camp Weekaway movie. After watching, please leave a QUALITY comment.
- What did you learn on camp?
- How could we make camp better?
- What was your favourite activity and why?
- What was your favourite food on camp?
If you think of another question, include it in your comment so that others can answer it.
Madison has been working hard on her vocabulary words this week, and demonstrates how to find the phonemes using coloured markers. Great job Madison.
Are you a THRASS expert? Can you comment here by showing how you would apply THRASS to any of our vocabulary words?
Jhett, Hannah and Tia have made a fabulous recording of part of the novel ‘Marty McGuire’ by Kate Messner.
Who is your favourite character from the novel?
Marty McGuire Part 1
Catherine, Harrison and Joshua have created movies based on one paragraph of their retell of the bible story ‘The Lost Son’.
What do you think of their movies?
The Lost Son – Catherine
The Lost Son – Harrison
Joshua’s movie here: 20130919-074223.mov
To help us with our retell writing, we created an iPod Circle, using dialogue to show the characters’ feelings and point of view. Can you guess the characters? Choose from: the father, the eldest son, the youngest son.
The Lost Son – whole class
In our maths work exploring the number system, we created sculptures using 15 M.A.B. blocks. We then had to record a number sentence showing how many units our sculpture was worth.Do you know an efficient way to count up the units for each sculpture? Leave a comment here to let us know.
Our excursion to Healesville Wildlife Sanctuary enabled us to find out about how Indigenous knowledge enabled survival.
Can you give an example of knowledge learnt on the excursion which would keep you alive? Leave it here in your comment.
Healesville Excursion from brette lockyer on Vimeo.
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