Thursday, March 29, 2012

DT Week 9

This week at DT, we made use of the time to catch up on some artwork we have been trying to get finished. We also had the beebots, shopping gear, cricket, pastels and made some rice bubble cakes. Thanks Sophie for bringing along the recipe.

Wednesday, March 28, 2012

Custom Glitter Text

Remember to bring along suitable clothing and footwear to active with our buddies. Be ready a day of lots of fun cooperative may even get wet.
It would be a good idea to have spare/warm clothes in your bag for after, a good lunch and a drink bottle.

Squares group @ maths time

WALT: use our knowledge of place value to solve large number problems

Korero Mai RSS style

Check out the new Korero Mai RSS Style from Room 5. You could record yourself and a buddy saying it on photobooth.

Tuesday, March 27, 2012

The Author Eric Carle

Today we read two Eric Carle books. This afternoon we made some art using similar techniques to the illustrations in his books. Keep an eye out for the finished pieces.

Monday, March 26, 2012

Reading Word Cloud

WALT: summarise information from what we read.

Success Criteria:
From a story, we can talk about
who is in it
where and when it happened
what happened and why

I read Slinky Malinki, Open the Door
by Lynley Dodd

This is a word cloud using showing the information I found out.


This week in writing...
WALT: write neatly.
It is important that we include the 5w's to make our writing interesting but we have to be able to raed our writing as well.
Here is Zara's writing. She used the 5w's well. She has good tidy writing as well.


Thursday, March 22, 2012

Bar Graph

WALT: use a graph to read information
What does this graph say about the pets we chose to put on our blogs?

Poem of the Week

Well done to Jeffery for his awesome illustration for this weeks poem.

Weetbix Triathlon

On Wednesday Sophie W from our class  did the Weetbix Triathlon. They went past the lido and past the river. Sophie said it was scary because there was heaps of people. There were 100 people doing the swim.
Congratulation on your effort Sophie.
Have you ever done something like that?

Monday, March 19, 2012

Sunday, March 18, 2012

Handwriting Super Stars

Today we were trying to present all our writing with excellence but our main goal was...
WALT: write tall letters correctly.
Here are two examples by Jayde and Lachlan. Well done you two!

Picture Graph

Here are the answers from our questions about the frozen bananas.
Which colour was the most popular choice?

Thursday, March 15, 2012

Poem of the Week

Well done to Thomas for illustrating our poem for the blog this week. This poem was chosen because he had coloured in the lines, used lots of colour and made it interesting.

Frozen Banana Lollies

In Discovery Time we made Frozen Banana Lollies using a recipe that Sophie found in the library. We wondered which colour coconut was the most popular choice to cover the bananas?.
What is a good way that we could find out?

DT Week 7

WALT: respect each other and our property.

Wednesday, March 14, 2012

My Wee mee

Ebony made a wee mee to look just like me. She posted it here to show the Digi-nauts how to post theirs onto their blog. You should go and check them out.

Tuesday, March 13, 2012

Year 2 Swimming Display

Well done to the Year 2s for showing us their fantastic swimming today.

Monday, March 12, 2012

Year 2s Swimming Sports

We are sorry you missed us swimming at the Lido last week BUT we will be having fun races in the School pool and you are welcome to come along and cheer us on. This is for Year 2's only. So don't forget to bring your togs.

Where: School Pool
When: Wednesday 14th March, 9.15am
Who: Year 2's swimming. Year 3's Cheer crew!

The Case of the Lost Sock!

Can you help me find my home? Perhaps my buddy is there!

Thursday, March 8, 2012

Poem of the Week

This weeks poem of the week is by Jayde.

We all decided that to be a good illustration it needed to have:
  • lots of colour
  • no mosquitto holes
  • dark outline
  • interesting background
  • lots of details

A Pie Graph

WALT: Make a graph to show and read information.
Today Sandi come into our class and helped us make a pie graph. We had to colour a wedge of the pie in our house colour and stick it on the pie in a group. The pie graph showed us lots of interesting things about our class and their house colours. We also made tally marks to help us read the pie graph in more detail.
What information do you read from our pie graph? 
What is the most popular house colour? What is the least? 
How do the tally marks help us?

Tuesday, March 6, 2012

Thursday is our Senior and Junior Swimming Sports at the Lido.

If you are Year 3:
Come to school in your togs
Leave school at 9.15am
Bus to the Lido
Sit in house teams with the rest of the seniors
Swimming Event (across the pool freestyle or gliding with out without a flutter board)
Walk to the Esplanade for lunch

If you are Year 2
You will join Sonita's or Jocelyn's class
Bus to the Lido at 10.15am
Play games, swim, and share your learning in the pool
Walk to the Esplanade for lunch

You all need to bring:
Wearing house colours (if possible)
Togs (wearing under clothes)
Goggles (if you want)
Warm Jersey
Spare clothes for after your swim
Water bottle
Easy to carry backpack to carry it all in

We are all looking forward to a good day!

Monday, March 5, 2012

Catch me if you can- with Shar

Today we learned how to jump and stop. You had to take two steps after you jump and hit the balloon.
Find your video and post a comment about how you did? What was easy? What was hard?

Thursday, March 1, 2012

Poem of the Week by Sopbie B.

This week Sophie B's poem was picked by the class as the best illustration for our weekly poem. Here it is...