Wednesday, 18 October 2017

Exploring Canberra!

Last Friday the Crayon Box went on an excursion around Canberra. We explored significant landmarks and places, including Telstra Tower, The War Memorial, Lennox Gardens and The Carillon. 

We will be presenting a short movie of our experience at our assembly THIS Friday (9.15am)! All are welcome! Hope to see you there!

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Fabulous First Aid

Today we had Susie from St Johns First Aid come to visit 1/2. Watch some of the videos to find out some of the things we learnt.
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In the comments box share a time where you had to do first aid on a small problem.

Monday, 16 October 2017

Adding Detail to Writing!

Last week, the Crayon Box learnt how to make their writing go from good to great! We did this by adding detail about what our character can see, hear, smell, feel or taste. 


Read some of our wonderfully detailed pieces about a time of the day. 






Use the detail strip above and describe your favourite time of the day: Morning, Day Time, Sunset or Night.

What's Happening in Week 2?

Upcoming Events:
Wednesday - First Aid
Friday - 1/2 Assembly



Reader's Workshop: - Uh-Oh Phew!This week we identifying when the problem (uh-oh) and the resolution (phew) occurs in the books we are reading. 

Work on Writing- This week we will be looking at a range of ways we can hook in our audience at the start of our stories. 

Mighty Maths - Tuesday, Thursday
Year 1 – Division (sharing)
Year 2 – Addition and Subtraction

Maths Extra - Monday, Friday
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History Inquiry - This week we will be researching information on the landmark - The Australian War Memorial. We will be finding the answers to the following questions:
  • Why was it built? 
  • Who built it?
  • When was it built?
  • What is it's purpose?
  • What is it's significance?

Monday, 18 September 2017

What's Happening in Week 10

Recycled Materials - Do you have any clean empty food containers, in particular, anything plastic (butter, yogurt, juice bottles, etc) Please drop any donations into the classroom.

Later this week students will complete a design challenge and create an item out of these recycled materials.


Reader's Workshop: - This week we be revising the different reading strategies we have completed this term.

Work on Writing- This week we will be working on The Writing Process.

Mighty Maths
Year 1 – Fractions
Year 2 – Addition and Subtraction

Maths Extra
Probability

Science Inquiry - This week we will be completing our inquiry Water Works. We will investigate how water is collected and used on farms.

Friday, 15 September 2017

Art Show

The 1/2s had a wonderful time this morning checking out the displays before the Art Show this afternoon. They have been busy creating amazing artworks for everyone to enjoy.


The Art Show is on today from 3:15pm until 7pm tonight and 10am until 2pm tomorrow.

Sunday, 10 September 2017

What's Happening in Week 9?

Upcoming Events:
Friday/Saturday -Art Show



Reader's Workshop: - Read, Cover, Remember, RetellThis week we be using this strategy to retell information read. We will be focusing on identifying the important facts.

Work on Writing- This week we will be working on The Writing Process.

Mighty Maths
Year 1 – Grouping (multiplication)
Year 2 – Addition and Subtraction

Maths Extra
Probability

Science Inquiry - This week we will be continuing our inquiry Water Works. We will investigate what happens after it rains and what happens to the water as it runs off.