Poetry

The 5/6 students have been writing cinquains, limericks and haiku poems over the past weeks. This week we are focusing on Japanese haiku poetry, a five line poem with 17 syllables about nature. The following link is an online interactive tool to support brainstorming ideas and structure. http://www.readwritethink.org/files/resources/interactives/haiku/

Toward those short trees
We saw a hawk descending
On a day in spring.

– Masaoka Shiki

 

Lyndoch

After visiting Lyndoch each week the grade 6 students will be writing about their experience. They will either contribute to the school newsletter, newsletter board at the front gate, or the classroom blog. Keep an eye out for weekly updates on their experience. Image result for hookey

On Tuesday Harry, Annabelle, Gabby and I went to Lyndoch living from 10:00am to 11:30am. George from Lyndoch taught me how to play Hookey and told me a few stories about when he was my age. We had raisin bread and cordial for morning tea. I really enjoyed it.

Kyle.


BTN Homework

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GTAC Visit

Today GTAC scientists introduced the 5/6 students to forensic science. Students used microscopes to view and identify seeds, feathers and beetles, and microorganisms in water samples.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Photography

Check out the Maker Ed page to see what we have been up to in photography!

 

2017 Term 1

Welcome back! In 5/6 we are very busy so make sure you check back regularly for important dates in the 5/6 calendar. The numeracy and literacy pages will include information and activities for classroom and homework practice. The STEM page will be updated with information about the Fantastic Beasts and Photography electives for this term.

Term 3

Term 3 is here! In the 5/6 classroom this week we have started exploring new topics including: directions and mapping(check out the Numeracy page for a few games), information reports, and our Integrated Studies topic – ‘A Trip around the World’.

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