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October, 2016

  1. Applying for a job – Reading Rotation W2

    October 10, 2016 by Mr Richo

    Apply online to go to Mars. No, seriously!

    Write a job description for the position of a Mars One astronaut.

    (Think of your Prime Minister poster- use your persuasive language. How will you get people interested in the job?)

    There are very strict criteria that you must mention in your ad.


  2. Grammar/nouns – Reading Rotations W2

    October 10, 2016 by Mr Richo


    Complete the below activity:

    Noun Groups

  3. Term 4 Space Unit

    October 5, 2016 by Mr Richo

    What is out there in space?

    1.Roles- Speaker, Director, Manager. (We will be making these today)

    You will wear a lanyard for each science lesson. Share the different roles within your


    2. Set up our Science Journals in our scrap books. (Leave a blank page at the start)

    A lot of activities in this unit will require hand drawn diagrams and sketches so date all of your entries in this book and give each page a heading.

    3. NIGHT AND DAY ACTIVITY- What do you think? Working in your groups complete the activity DAY AND NIGHT which makes 3 claims.


    a. The Sun goes around the Earth once a day

    b. The Earth goes around the Sun once a day

    c. The Earth spins around once a day

    1.  Draw a labelled scientific diagram (grey lead or black fine liner only with the title ‘Spinning in space’ in your science journals.
    2. Record your ideas about :

    – The size and shape of the Sun, Earth and Moon

    – The position of the Sun, Earth and Moon and

    – how the Sun, Earth and Moon might move in space

    You might show their movements  by lines with arrows or turning arrows.

    2. Once you have created a labelled diagram share it with a partner.

    To be continued…….


  4. Maths – money

    October 4, 2016 by Mr Richo

    Cashing in on the big game.



    Take a photograph of the catalogue above that was in the Herald Sun after the Doggie’s win. The Doggies sold $1,000,000 of merchandise in one day thanks to their Grand Final efforts.  Organise a spread sheet showing how they made their money. Each piece of Merchandise will have it’s own column. Use NUMBERS and include a column for ……

    ITEM         COST       AMOUNT        SUBTOTAL

    -using your subtotal column add up how much you have made.

  5. Balancing Equations

    October 3, 2016 by Mr Richo

    Week 1: Balancing Equations







  6. Space – Pre unit activity

    October 3, 2016 by Mr Richo


    Week 1 Lesson1 – Pre-Assessment Task

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