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Posted on 10 September, 2020

Developing Excellence in Writing

In 2014/15 we conducted an analysis of writing results achieved by our students. It became apparent that, although students at Larrakeyah were achieving well in comparison to other schools in Darwin and around Australia, there had been no year-on-year improvement, in fact there had actually been a slight decrease in NAPLAN results.

Posted in School Programs
Posted on 02 September, 2020

Visible Learning- 3 McManus

Learning Intention: We are learning to write a newspaper article.  Success Criteria: We can write a newspaper article about Li Cunxin, main character in ‘The Peasant Prince’. We can use facts and information from the book to write an informative newspaper article. Our novel study this term is the book…

Posted on 02 September, 2020

Maths Focus- 4 Mamouzellos

Learning Intention: We are learning about area of a 2D shape. Success Criteria: I can use a formula to find the area of a 2D shape.  In 4 Mamouzellos we are learning about finding the area of a variety of 2D shapes. We use formulas such as L x W to find the area of a square. We also use different formulas…

Posted on 19 August, 2020

Visible Learning- 2 Dowling

Learning Intention: We are learning to research a topic to teach the class. Success Criteria: I can research my topic using books and kiddle.co I can save an image from the internet In Year 2 Dowling, we have been researching our chosen topics to present for Show and Teach. We have been using non-fiction…

Posted on 19 August, 2020

Maths Focus- 6 Searle

Learning Intention: Students conduct chance experiments with increasing probability. Success Criteria: Students predict expected results and conduct experiments to test their prediction. Students present the results of their testing. The class determined the options available for playing heads and tails…

Posted on 19 August, 2020

Writing Focus- 3 Lawler

Learning Intention - We are learning to use topic specific vocabulary and paragraphs in our writing. Success Criteria - We can use topic specific vocabulary and separate our ideas into paragraphs in our information reports. This term, 3 Lawler are exploring informative texts. We have distinguished what…

Posted on 13 August, 2020

Mathematics at Larrakeyah Primary School

The subject of Mathematics was identified as a major focus. Today, let's take a look at Mathematics at Larrakeyah Primary School; how teachers program mathematics, how Mathematics is taught, what a typical lesson structure looks like, what resources are used, how data is used to improve the teaching of mathematics and the learning outcomes of students.

Posted in School Programs
Posted on 05 August, 2020

Visible Learning- 6 Searle

During maths this week, Team 22 have been learning how to calculate the perimeter and area of regular and irregular shapes. We used Tangram pieces to trace regular shapes and then joined pieces together to create and trace irregular shapes. The next task was to measure the perimeters in millimetres and…

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