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Posted on 08 May, 2019

Maths Focus- 3 Plevko

Maths Focus- 3 Plevko

In 3 Plevko we are learning to add two numbers using different strategies. We have been trying out each strategy to see which one we like best. We are using mental maths to help us. Mental maths is the process of finding an exact answer to a problem ‘in your head’. Mental maths is also used to find an…

Posted on 08 May, 2019

Visible Learning- 3 McManus

Visible Learning- 3 McManus

Learning Intention: We are learning about heat and temperature.   Success Criteria:  We can work in small groups to create a poster about what we know about heat. We can use our 4 C’s to communicate our ideas and suggestions.  We can complete a KWL chart about heat and temperature.  The Science focus…

Posted on 24 April, 2019

Maths Focus- 1/ 2 Zikos

Maths Focus- 1/ 2 Zikos

Count Back- This strategy is generally used when they are taking away numbers that are less than 10. It is being able to count back ‘x’ amount to find the answer. Count Down-  This strategy is counting down from the largest number to get to the smaller number to work out what the difference is. Key is…

Posted on 24 April, 2019

Visible Learning- 4 Matthews

Visible Learning- 4 Matthews

Unit Goal: To design and implement a better whole school system of recycling with the aim of reducing landfill waste by 50% by the end of 2019. Learning Intention: Students will be able to sort recyclables and waste materials into categories. Students will be able to estimate total consumption…

Posted on 24 April, 2019

Writing Focus- Transition/ Year 1 Neser

Writing Focus- Transition/ Year 1 Neser

Learning Intention: We are learning to use Capital letters and Full stops in our sentences.  Success Criteria:   I can write about my holiday. I can use a capital letter at the beginning of my sentences. I have a full stop at the end of my sentence. 

Posted on 18 April, 2019

Setting Our STEAM Foundation For The Future

Setting Our STEAM Foundation For The Future

STEAM is a vital part of Larrakeyah Primary’s curriculum and our commitment to 21st Century Learning. This term our STEAM Coordinator and team of delegates visited leading schools in Singapore and Melbourne to observe best practices in implementing an integrated STEAM program.

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Posted on 10 April, 2019

Visible Learning- 5 Korfias

Visible Learning- 5 Korfias

Learning Intention- We are learning about the states of matter and whether a state is reversible or irreversible. Success Criteria- I can name the 3 states of matter. Through experiments I can observe whether a state is reversible or irreversible.

Posted on 10 April, 2019

Writing Focus- 3 McManus

Writing Focus- 3 McManus

Learning Intention: We are learning to work collaboratively to write a persuasive text. Success Criteria: We can plan, write, edit and publish a persuasive text with a partner. The students each chose a topic of their choice, some of the topics included: Playing video games is bad for young children.…

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