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Posted on 10 April, 2019

Math Focus- 5 Korfias

Math Focus- 5 Korfias

Addition Strategies. #1 is adding by place value. Some of the kids call it decomposing the number, which is perfectly fabulous. This is basically just adding a place at a time. What makes this way so great, is that it focuses on adding the value of each place, instead of just the number in the place.…

Posted on 28 March, 2019

Writing Focus- 2 Potts

Writing Focus- 2 Potts

Writing Task: Narrative. This term we have been learning about Fractured Fairytales. We have written our own fractured fairytales and are publishing them into a book. Learning Intention: We are learning how you use description in our writing. Success Criteria: I can use adjectives in my writing to describe…

Posted on 28 March, 2019

Visible Learning- Transition Irwin

Visible Learning- Transition Irwin

In Transition Irwin we have been learning to be Critical Thinkers by problem solving every Friday in Math. Students have been practicing the problem solving process of ‘See, Plan, Do, Check’ whereby they select their own method of how to solve the problem using either concrete materials or drawings.…

Posted on 13 March, 2019

Visible Learning - Year 1/ 2 Zikos

Visible Learning - Year 1/ 2 Zikos

In 1/2 Zikos we have been learning to write Narratives. In this lesson we focused on character traits and tried to describe the appearance of our main character (outside), his/her personality and feelings (inside). Learning Intention: We are learning to write Narratives.Success Criteria: I can describe…

Posted on 13 March, 2019

Writing Focus- Transition Jain

Writing Focus- Transition Jain

Casey Caterpillar HandwritingLearning Intention: We are learning to form the Casey Caterpillar shapes correctly.Success Criteria: I can form the shapes correctly.I can listen to the name of the shape and draw it correctly on the branch.We listened to the ‘Casey Caterpillar’ story. When they heard one…

Posted on 27 February, 2019

Writing Focus: 6 Searle

Writing Focus: 6 Searle

Writing Task: Spectacular Sentences. This week, we continued learning about sentence structure. Students were taught about the seven parts of speech (nouns, verbs, adjectives, adverbs, conjunctions, prepositions and pronouns) and then shown how to combine these into clauses and phrases. We worked on…

Posted on 27 February, 2019

Visible Learning: Transition Jain

Visible Learning: Transition Jain

In Transition Jain, we are having fun learning about numbers. Learning Intention: We are learning to count. Success Criteria: I can count to 10. I can make numbers with plasticine. I can count blocks. I can draw circles to match a number. I can write numbers to 10.

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