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  1. Problem Solving

    October 16, 2017 by Mr Richo

    We have already looked at this venue problem once before. This activity reintroduces the problem with some graded levels for you to try.

    Click the link to find the problem!

    Grad Maths


  2. Reading Rotations Week 2

    October 11, 2017 by Mr Richo

    A: B.T.N

     

    Watch the B.T.N about the new 10 dollar bank note.

     

    http://www.abc.net.au/btn/story/s4733843.htm

    Once you have watched the story you need to answer the following questions in your English book. Make sure you rule a margin, use neathandwriting and use full sentences.

    What new features does the $10 note have?
    Describe a security feature of the new note.
    Who are the two famous faces on the $10 note?
    Name three facts you learned about Banjo Patterson.
    What well known poems did he write?
    Describe the work that Dame Mary Gilmore did.
    Why do you think she was included on the $10 note?
    What did you learn watching the BTN story?
    Do you like the new $10 note? Give reasons for your answer.

     

    When you have completed these questions you need to investigate the faces on all the Australian bank notes. You need to choose one person to further research.

    On two pages of your scrapbook you will detail the life of the person you have chosen that features on one of our notes. You need to include;

     

    When and where the person was born.

    What was life like for them growing up.

    What some of their achievements were.

    What contributions have they made to Australian society.

    Why do you think they were chosen to be represented on an Australian bank note.

    A picture of them and a picture of the bank note they are on.

     

    B: I.L.T (Independent learning task)

     

    Complete the following activity on Sharks in your English book.

    Sharks

     

    Note: You do not need to answer the questions under the headings ‘Create’ or ‘Hands On’. Instead you will choose one species of shark. In your scrapbook you will use one page to create a fact page about your chosen shark. You will need to include its;
    Diet
    Habitat
    Size + Appearance
    Where it can be found
    Interesting facts.

     

    C: Reading + Writing

     

    Complete this task about gorillas in your English book. Your writing must be neat and your page must be set out correctly.

    Gorillas At Risk

     

     

    D: Reading (collect a hard copy)

     

    You need to complete ‘Alphabetical Building Blocks’ and ‘Following Directions’.

    Once that is completed…

    you have the opportunity to ‘Free Read’! You can read any book you like for the remainder of the session.

     

     

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  3. Finish this curious narrative

    September 13, 2017 by Mr Richo

    Lightning Writing

    A girl heard her mum yell her name from downstairs, so she got up and started to head down. As she got to the stairs, her mum pulled her into her room and said “I heard that too.”


  4. Operating With Millions

    September 11, 2017 by Mr Richo

    We are about to begin a mini math project about a million dollar challenge.$$$$$$$

    Complete this activity in your grid book to help you understand the million dollar concept.

     


  5. 15 Miss spelled words

    August 31, 2017 by Mr Richo

    These are tricky! Write out the list but use colour coding to remember the tricky bits.

    (This is a VISUAL trick.– train your brain to remember the correct spelling.)

    Get tested by a member of your group to see how well you can remember the correct spelling. Write you test results in your English book.)


  6. Homework week 7

    August 30, 2017 by Mr Richo

     

    Term 3 Week 7


  7. Financial literacy – Credit

    August 28, 2017 by Mr Richo

    http://www.abc.net.au/btn/story/s4723095.htm

    Create a warning poster about CREDIT CARDS OR ‘QUICK LOANS’. You may need to research ‘dangers of finance’or similar search words.
    Use the information from the clip and make sure you add graphics and phrases that deliver a strong message.(You can create a paper or digital presentation.)


  8. Proof read activity

    August 22, 2017 by Mr Richo

    You must write this passage out in your English book. BUT WAIT! Use colour coding for each type of thing that you fix.

    Eg. red = punctuation, green = spelling corrections


  9. Spelling Rules

    August 20, 2017 by Mr Richo

    Spelling can be tricky and annoying but you need to work towards having good spelling for many reasons.
    These rules will help improve your spelling.
    Read each one carefully before completing the activity.

    Give one example of your own for each rule.

    Now complete the staircase spelling activity.

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  10. Social media and your well being

    August 20, 2017 by Mr Richo

    http://www.abc.net.au/btn/story/s4678935.htm

     

     

     

    1. Make a list of the social media sites that you are aware of.

    2. What is the main idea of this article?

    3.What do the experts suggest that will make Social Media a more positive experience?

    4.What can be the negative health effects of social media?

    5. In your opinion at what age should kids be able to use all social media. Why?

    6. Look at the chart below – Which point is the most important to you and why?


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