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.