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  1. Homework Week 8

    March 18, 2019 by Mr Richo

    Our first task is spelling.

    Time to practise the silent final ‘E’ words discussed in class. Use the template to fill in words in each job category. Get new words from a book you are reading or online reading that you are doing.

    The template is below if you want to use it. Put this task into your green even homework book.

    silent final e

    The second task is times tables.

    Choose two tables that you are not confident that you know. Practice (maybe write them twice). Try to get someone at home to test you. (Put your practice tables into your homework book.)

    The third task is multiplication. 

    We want you to set out two problems for practice. eg. Easier level is 23 X 46. Harder is 323 X 625

    (Make up your own even harder challenge if you want.)

    Focus on neat setting out, red lines for answers and lining up your numbers in correct place value order.

    Complete in your homework book.

    OTHER

    Spend a little time completing some Mathletics tasks.


  2. Homework week 4

    February 18, 2019 by Mr Richo

    This week we want you to complete the MINDFULNESS task on page 30 of your planner.

    It’s called HOLIDAY 1.

    WRITE the response in your homework book and then PRESENT  a short talk to the class. (20 – 40 seconds)

    This is an open ended task. You can plan the Hawaii trip in detail if you like. From your home to Honolulu.

    2.

    INQUIRY – why did people come to Australia and start a new life?

    What are your family origins? Where in the world is your family originally from. Do you know the reasons your family came to Australia?

    Put the details in your homework book.

    REMINDERS

    Camp payments – camp is not far away. 9 school days from Tuesday.

    Mathletics notes to be returned.

    Photos next Monday.

    Plan and Rehearse your camp talent act.

     


  3. Homework week 3

    February 10, 2019 by Mr Richo

    The Grade 6 teachers are amazed at the effort made by most students last week.Keep it up.

    You need your odd homework book this week.

    Choose up to 3 more great work strengths to write about from your planner. This weeks are on page 9.

    Use the vocabulary list in the planner to write a paragraph. Your challenge is to include as many of the words in the list in your paragraph. Write each included word in red pen.

    Complete the maths tasks in your planner for this week.

    Your teacher will be talking about a new way to do sports reports this year. Your must create a fictional sports report to practise your reporting skills.

    The instructions for this years reports are in the link below. Open it and read the instructions carefully.

    sports reports 2019-1w32ho7

    Have a great week everybody!


  4. Camp Clothing List

    February 8, 2019 by Mr Richo

    Camp – Clothing list 2019-186ggk7


  5. Check the date on your camp clothing list.

    February 8, 2019 by Mr Richo

    Hi everyone.

     

    Some camp clothing list dates were wrong. Please check your note says the correct date for camp. March 4th – 8th 2019.

     

    Have a great weekend.


  6. Homework Week 2 (beginning Feb 4th)

    January 29, 2019 by Mr Richo

    WELCOME TO GRADE 6 EVERYONE. ENJOY THE JOURNEY – IT GOES QUICKLY!

    THIS YEAR YOU WILL USE YOUR HOMEWORK BOOKS AND YOUR STUDENT PLANNER WHEN COMPLETING HOMEWORK ASSIGNMENTS.

    1. Go to Pages 6 and 7 of your student planner.

    These pages relate to your strengths and emotions.

    Read and complete the tasks on these pages.

     

    2. Complete up to 3 of the Strength and emotion challenges on Page 8.

     

    3. You can enjoy completing some of the tasks on page 26 this week. (We will be using things like the Vocabulary Builder for spelling during the year.)

     

    4. Present your planner for a teacher signature/stamp/initial etc on Monday mornings.

    REMINDERS: CAMP IS MARCH 4TH. CLOTHING LIST COMING OUT THIS WEEK. PAYMENT DUE FEB 11TH.

    SWIMMING AND SPORTS NOTES ARE DUE BACK.


  7. Maths Scavenger Hunt

    December 9, 2018 by Mr Richo

     

    Click here to open your Scavenger Hunt!


  8. Code your own Dance Party!

    December 4, 2018 by Mr Richo

    Today is your chance to get funky!

    Code your own dance party using drag and drop block coding via this link:

    https://studio.code.org/s/dance/stage/1/puzzle/1

     


  9. Student Profile Cards

    December 3, 2018 by Mr Richo

    This term we have been exploring ways to transition to secondary school and put your best foot forward.

    Your task today is to create your own Profile Card.  Like any team trading cards, these have vital information about you and your interests.  By thinking about what you like, your qualities and areas you need to work on, your card will become another tool for your transition toolbox.

    Click on the link below for further instructions.

    grade 6 profile cards-1tq9i9m


  10. Remembrance Day

    November 25, 2018 by Mr Richo

    http://www.abc.net.au/btn/story/s4913740.htm

    100 years have passed since the GREAT WAR ended.

    Watch this BTN episode. And answer the questions in your English book.

     

    1) How did Colonel John McCrae come to write the poem In Flanders Field?

    2) What does the poppy symbolise?

    3) Draw a picture that shows an aspect of the poem In Flanders Field.

    4) What message would you write on the back of the poppies?

    5) Do you think it’s important to commemorate Remembrance Day every year? Explain your answer.

     

     


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