The 3/4 students have all had a great start to the year. We have got to know each other at the start of the year and are now working hard, especially in maths and planning our imaginative narratives. We are looking forward to sharing some of these with you as soon as we have completed them.
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In preparation for our next inquiry unit on forces and movement, the 3/4s had a great time at our ‘Mad About Science’ incursion. We learnt about Newton’s Laws and had a go at lots of hands-on activities that demonstrated the law that things that objects that are still continue to be still and objects that are moving continue to move unless acted on by an unbalanced force. The activities were really cool and we had lots of fun beginning our inquiry into this topic!
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This term we have been learning about sustainability. Specifically, we have been thinking about how we can reduce, reuse and recycle. Last week all 3/4 students attended an incursion about from the local council and were inspired to ‘upcycle’ items we would usually throw in the bin to be carted off to landfill. We researched examples of upcycling and what various everyday items (such as milk cartons, tissue boxes and coffee pods) could be turned into. We designed our new creations and then set about creating them. Check out what we came up with!Read More »
In 3/4 we have been learning to write procedural texts. For one of our pieces in of writing in 3/4B we came up with creative ways of eating oreos. First we watched some Youtube videos of people eating oreos in all kinds of interesting ways to get some ideas. Next we came up with our own ideas and wrote our draft procedural text. We brainstormed how we could include adverbs to make our writing more detailed and added them into our final piece of writing. Finally, we ate the oreos!Read More »