Thursday 4th March

 

We are learning to identify strategies good readers use:

Can I Keep Him? by Steven Kellogg

Replace the animals in this story, and come up with reasons why they would not be a good pet?
Eg: I found a sloth. Can I keep him? 261 Three Toed Sloth Illustrations & Clip Art - iStock

No dear. They are slow, smelly and have huge claws.

Add new words to each spelling sound! Can you add 10 words for each /ee/ spelling??

We are learning about the structure of a persuasive piece.

We can:

  • Learn about having a point of view
  • Identify if we agree or disagree with a topic
  • Come up with quick thinking reasoning for our points of view.

Activity; For the topics below, decide if you agree or disagree with the topic. Draw a T-chart in your homework book. Put each of these topics under agree or disagree and add a reason why you have put it on that side.

100 Persuasive Essay Topics

Addition on a Numberline: Practise using numberlines to solve addition problems:

Open Number Line Addition - Math Coach's Corner

Today’s Worksheet: OpenNumberLineAddition-1

Complete the following IXL activities for FLUENCY practise:

Wednesday 3rd March

We are learning about the structure of a persuasive piece.

We can:

  • Identify sizzling starts
  • Identify the introduction, body and conclusions.
  • Practice writing a variety of sizzling starts.

Today’s activity:

Practise writing a rhetorical question, emotive language, repetition and rule of 3 sizzling start for the topic: Should students have to wear school uniforms?

We are learning to identify strategies good readers use:

Can I Keep Him? by Steven Kellogg

Replace the animals in this story, and come up with reasons why they would not be a good pet?
Eg: I found a sloth. Can I keep him? 261 Three Toed Sloth Illustrations & Clip Art - iStock

No dear. They are slow, smelly and have huge claws.

Addition on a Numberline: Practise using numberlines to solve addition problems:

Open Number Line Addition - Math Coach's Corner

Worksheet: add-three-digit-numbers-on-number-line-practice

Complete the following IXL activities for FLUENCY practise:

 

Monday February 22nd

Retell:

 

 

Activity: 6 Box Summary

Draw and write the 6 main ideas of the story to form a summary of the story, ‘Miss Lily’s Pink Feather Boa’ by Margaret Wild.

Pre-test – Addition Pre-test on Essential Assessment

Addition Game:

Practice your counting goal for five minutes.

Board Game

 

 

 

 

Friday 19th February:

Thursday February 18th

Checkin Discussion: What are you looking forwarded to doing this weekend!?

Read this Kids News Article: Calling our kids- our wildlife needs your help

Threats to Wildlife

    1. The Kids News article outlines threats facing Australian wildlife today and why we have so many threatened or endangered species.

Worksheet

2. Which one of Robert Irwin’s suggestions of little things you can do would you like to take up? Work with a partner and write a list of things to do to achieve one of these suggestions.

Word building.  Make a list of words you can make from your spelling words by adding prefixes and suffixes. eg. explain – explains, explained

Activity: Design your own Dream Jar

Write something in your jar that you might see in a happy dream.

How would you explain your dream to a friend?

Think about:

  • Where, when, who and why.
  • What is the mood of your dream? (Happy, sad, excited, worried, etc)

What describing words could use to make it sound amazing.

Practice your counting goal for five minutes.

 

 

Discuss what a polygon is.

Explore and experiment making different polygons.

  1. Make shapes using matchsticks.
  2. Stick shapes onto a piece of paper.
  3. Label the vertices and edges (sides) on each polygon.
  4. Stick sheet into your workbook.

Expectations: Make at least 10-15 shapes.

 

Thursday February 18th

Checkin Discussion: WHAT DID YOU DO DURING  LOCKDOWN?

 

 

 

 

Read this Kids News Article: Calling our kids- our wildlife needs your help

Threats to Wildlife

    1. The Kids News article outlines threats facing Australian wildlife today and why we have so many threatened or endangered species.

Worksheet

2. Which one of Robert Irwin’s suggestions of little things you can do would you like to take up? Work with a partner and write a list of things to do to achieve one of these suggestions.

Word building.  Make a list of words you can make from your spelling words by adding prefixes and suffixes. eg. explain – explains, explained

Activity: Design your own Dream Jar

Write something in your jar that you might see in a happy dream.

How would you explain your dream to a friend?

Think about:

  • Where, when, who and why.
  • What is the mood of your dream? (Happy, sad, excited, worried, etc)

What describing words could use to make it sound amazing.

 

Practice your counting goal for five minutes.

 

 

Discuss what a polygon is.

Explore and experiment making different polygons.

  1. Make shapes using matchsticks.
  2. Stick shapes onto a piece of paper.
  3. Label the vertices and edges (sides) on each polygon.
  4. Stick sheet into your workbook.

Expectations: Make at least 10-15 shapes.

Board Game

Lockdown 3.0: Wednesday February 17th

 

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Today we’d like you to head to Kids News and read the article “Welcome to the Year of the Ox”. Click on the link below. This article is written as an explanation, so some words may be tricky. Remember to use the glossary down further, and read with a parent if you need help.

Kids News Article: Welcome to the Year of the Ox

ACTIVITY: QUICK QUIZ

  1. What is another name for Chinese New Year?
  2. Between which dates is Chinese New Year each year?
  3. What colour is the packaging for gifts of money?
  4. When should you sweep your house? Why?
  5. Which zodiac animal are people celebrating this year?

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Complete the assigned spelling task on Seesaw:

Vacabulary Spelling Spinner.

**Log into your Seesaw account.**

                  1. Click on Activities
                  2.  Click on
                  3. Start the task by entering your spelling word in the first column.
                  4. Write the definition of your word in the second column.
                  5. Spin the wheel by pushing play and tap the screen to stop the wheel.
                  6. if the wheel lands on ‘synonym’, add a synonym to the third column, OR if the wheel lands on antonym, add an antonym to the third column.
                  7. Add all of your spelling words to the grid.
                  8. Push the green arrow to submit your work.

Resources to help complete this task:

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Poetry
Incorporate the information you have learnt about Lunar New Year from this news story into a poem. Use your amazing writing and vocabulary skills to capture the spirit of the celebration. Think about including references to what your senses might experience during the event.

This piece can be completed in a NOTE on Seesaw, in your homework book, or you can present it any way you like.

Useful resources to help you:

Types of Poems:

Click here: Different types of poems

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Complete the following activity by identifying which shapes are 2D and which shapes are 3D. If you don’t have a printer, try to draw them in your homework book.

*Remember to draw the 2D shapes yellow and the 3D shapes green.

Worksheet Link:

Want to take your learning to the next level?
Check out these 3D-shape activities:

 

Lockdown 3.0: Tuesday February 16th

Complete your 20 mins independent reading – This might be a current chapter book you are reading from the library, a favourite book from home OR a reader on Wushka.Log into Wushka and read 1 text. Let your teacher know what book you are reading and what activity you completed.

Our sound of the week is /ae/.

The sound /ae/ can be represented by more than one spelling. it could be ,  <ey> <a-e> <ay> or <ea>

Choose  8 words from the list below to practice this week:

  • great
  • Wednesday
  • waiting
  • came
  • break
  • they
  • playground
  • spacecraft
  • gaining
  • sprayed
  • explain
  • calculate
  • conveyancing
  • membrane
  • patient
  • complained
  • grateful
  • quaint

Activity:  Write your chosen words in your homework book. Practice your new spelling words using the Spelling Grid sheet.  Watch the video below to find out how to complete the spelling task.

Click here to print Spelling Grid

Writing: We are all different, we are all unique!

Watch the video above and think about what makes you, you. In your homework book, write a detailed paragraph describing your qualities, characteristics and uniqueness. 

Remember to include:

  • Detailed sentences
  • Descriptive language
  • Correct punctuation
  • Paragraph Structure (Topic Sentence, 3 to 4 supporting sentences, and a conclusion sentence.) See diagram below.

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Complete the ‘Name the 2D Shape’ worksheet below.  This is one of the worksheets you took home on Friday.  If you have misplaced your worksheet, click on the red link below to print off a new worksheet.

Name the 2D Shapes Worksheet

If you have completed this worksheet already, complete the 2-Dimensional shapes activities on IXL: Remember… Try for a study score of 70-80 and move onto a new activity 😊

*Remember you need to log in at the Woodford IXL page:  https://au.ixl.com/signin/woodfordprimary

 

Welcome to 2021:

Lockdown 3.0: Monday 15th February 2021

Complete your 20 mins independent reading – This might be a current chapter book you are reading from the library, a favourite book from home OR a reader on Wushka.Log into Wushka and read 1 text. Let your teacher know what book you are reading and what activity you completed.

Time to get tested on Last week’s spelling words. Get you family to test you out on your spelling words and write in your Homework book. Feel free to send a picture to your teacher on Seesaw!

RL 5-6 Big Life Boost, Week 4 #1 T1 2021 (1) Click the link for the Big Life Boost. Choose one activity to complete today!

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Complete the 2-Dimensional shapes activities on IXL: Remember… Try for a study score of 70-80 and move onto a new activity 😊

*Remember you need to log in at the Woodford IXL page:  https://au.ixl.com/signin/woodfordprimary

Your teachers can keep an eye on which activities you are completing!