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Posted on 03 December, 2020

Inquiry Based Learning at Larrakeyah Primary School

During the past 3 years Larrakeyah Primary School has moved towards an inquiry-based approach to learning. This has followed on from the introduction of 21st Century Learning and coincided with the introduction of STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, Mathematics) into classroom teaching.

Posted in School Programs
Posted on 12 November, 2020

Writing Focus- T/1 Dawson

Learning Intention:  Students learn about persuasive texts.   Success Criteria:  I name what a persuasive text is and the purpose. I name a type of persuasive text. I name some persuasive devices.  I write a persuasive letter to the principal about something they would like at the school.

Posted on 12 November, 2020

Visible Learning- Transition Bostock

This term we have continued our learning around simple addition. Students use concrete materials (counters) to model adding two smaller groups together to create a larger group. They then practise writing a number sentence on mini whiteboards. Some students who are confident with simple addition create…

Posted on 11 November, 2020

Maths Focus- 3 McManus

Relating shapes to 3D objects in 3 McManus.  Learning Intention – We are learning to identify shapes used to create 3D objects. Success Criteria – We can describe and create a 3D object. We used concrete materials (toothpicks and bluetac) to create 3D objects. This helped us identify how many edges and…

Posted on 29 October, 2020

Maths Focus- 5 Korfias

Learning Intention: we are learning to count to a million. Success Criteria: I can use a 1,000,000 Place Value Chart. 1. I can place the numbers correctly in the Place Value Chart. 2. I can write the given number in Expanded Form. 3.I can write the given number in Word Form.

Posted on 29 October, 2020

Visible Learning- 1 Mattiazzo

This term we have been exploring Persuasive Texts. We have been looking at different strategies that authors use to engage their audience and CONVINCE them. One activity that was enjoyed by our class were our responses to the crayons from the book ‘The Day the Crayons Quit’ by Drew Daywalt.Learning Intention:…

Posted on 29 October, 2020

Writing Focus- 3 Marschall

In 3 Marschall we are exploring all types of poetry and the elements that make up a good poem. We are also learning how to perform our own poetry to a group of people in a way that is engaging and exciting! We have had a lot of fun writing and performing funny and entertaining limericks about ourselves,…

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