Term 3 Week 10 – Wohoo!


ENG 1 Tasks

Poetry Vocabulary

1) grasp    2) curse   3) strict   4) fleece  5) swag

Extension- Explain the meaning  

6) blue bellied joe  7) beaten by a blow


Click go the shears - questions 1-6

Waltzing Matilda – Question 1-9 see Chelsea


Reflections about Performing Arts Day – comments on this post

Highlights of Term 3 - comments to this post

Learning Goals under review - Wiki pages (did you meet your Term 3 goal? How?)


Blog Challenge - Take a photo of your fire/Ice shirt: use aviary to frame and add text.

 Upload as a post to your blog.

Term 3 Week 9




News Article Biography
Autobiography  Lyrics

Vocabulary: Your interpretation of the authors meaning:

1) Are you really disappearing?    2) Is it standing by your mate?    3) Fair Dinkum  4)  Can you bear the load?

Ballad Thoughts

1a) When you listen to the words – what do you think of?   1b) In the tribute to Steve Irwin what links can you make to the Emu Gully Philosophy?

1c) Explain how this ballad and ‘Mate-ship’ fit together?

Camp Reflection

Our philosophy is that your success in life, whether personally or corporately, will be based primarily on your character.

 That is; “The real you” and the way you handle the circumstances of life, whether they be good or bad.

a) Favourite memory from camp?  b) Best activity   c) What does ‘Mateship’ mean to you now? d) Your thoughts on the Emu Gully Philosophy & how it relates to you.

                                                                                                                      Quote of the Week

                                                                                                                 1) What is the author trying to say?

1) What is the author trying to say?


Term 3 Week 8

I Still Australia Home – Lyrics

Peter Allen – Biography

Have a great time on camp Year 7 – What are you most looking forward to?

Our philosophy is that your success in life, whether personally or corporately, will be based primarily on your character.

That is; “The real you” and the way you handle the circumstances of life, whether they be good or bad.

ANZAC Theme       Photo Gallery

Term 3 Week 7

Homework Term 3 Task 10 :  Week 7-9 now available

Speeches – Wednesday 27th  & Thursday  28th August


    S.Dusty Biography        Lyrics  History of “TMC’
   Australian Museum     Museum Vault       Artefacts
        Mathletics     StudyLadder      SpellCity
  Shakespeare BTS        Sonnets  Analysis of Sonnet

Ballads: Writing TipsAnalysis of a Ballad

Sonnets: Writing Tips

Vocabulary: Definition/Synonyms and Antonyms/Grammatical Category

1) bustle    2) drone   3) punter  4) yarding   5) shedding


a) sonnet   b) quatrain   c) couplet  

Quote of the Week

Write your own quote

Write your own quote

Term 3 Week 6

Homework Task 9 Due 21st August

        My Country   Biography D. Mackellar         Core of My Heart
       Cool Maths         Mathletics       Order of Operations
        Artefacts        Artefacts UK       Artefacts Collection

 SpellCity Assignment

 Vocabulary: Origin, Definition, Sentence

1) coppice  2) horizon  3)  tragic  3) pitiless  4) famine  5) lavish

Extension: Interpret the meaning from the author, Create alternative adjectival phrases 

a) Opal-hearted country    b) The sapphire-misted mountains 

Quote of the Week

What does this poem mean to you?

How did Dorothea Mackellar communicate with the world as to her thoughts about her homeland? Be specific!


Term 3 Week 5

EHSS Annual Speech Competition


          Modality, Language Features, Audience AppealRhetorical Devices, Emotion, Delivery

The Man from Snowy River Biography – Paterson Australian Story
Poetry Dictionary Documentary – Paterson Poetry Library – Banjo

Vocabulary: 1) ballad     2) refrain   3) haiku    4)  verse

Extension: a) epitaph  b) assonance  c) tercet  d) parody

Thought of the week
1) Your thoughts on this quote?
2) Explain the similarities between this quote and the ballad – The man from snowy river.

Term 3 Week 4

Homework Task 8A – due 4th August

SpellCity Assignment

 Storm Boy Text 1-4 – Vocabulary

1)   forlorn   2) poach  3) teeming  4) sanctuary

Extension: Dictionary.com  a) pluvial  b) williwaw  c) mot  d) gloaming

Commonwealth Games Commonwealth History Commonwealth Games Athletes
Colin Thiele Storm Boy Film Clips  Storm Boy Review
 Scratch  QR Codes  Determining Reasonable Units

Blog Task: Biography – Commonwealth Games Athlete or Colin Thiele

Book Creator App – Tazzin & Erynn


Thought for the week
Be kind to unkind people. They need it the most.  
Ashleigh Brilliant

Term 3 Week 3

Scratch – Imagine, Program, Share

Scratch for Beginners

 Vocabulary – define, origin, extension task =  use word in a sentence

1) script  2) ecstatic  3) chaos  4) conceit

Extension: a) laciniate  b) facsimile  c) aglet   d) balmy

Scratch QR Creator  Indigenous Artefacts
SpellCity Assignment    
E-Word Unit 1  StudyLadder
 Integers  Petrol Prices
 Paint a Pyramid
 Indonesia  Commonwealth Games  Australian Athletes

Create a biography about your favourite athlete completing in the 2014 Commonwealth Games

- App book creator


Who wrote this quote?  Why is this person well known?

Who is this quote relevant to?  Why?  How would you motivate someone to keep trying?

Homework Due: Wednesday 30th July

New Homework Tasks available

qr homework

Term 3 Week 2

Extending your vocabulary: a) Define  b) Origin  c) Extension task: Use word in a sentence

1) tautology    2) contiguous  3) fiddlesticks  4) slake

Word Builder: Grade 6 Unit 1

3D Shapes  Foul Food Maker  Symmetry
Interviewing  Analogies  SpellCity Assignment Homophones
Bump Einstein Quiz  Multicultural Celebrations

Learn about the fascinating world of insects, rodents and small wildlife in these exciting Pest Quest episodes and have some fun with our favourite junior scientists

Write three informative comments and two emotive comments about the video.


Job Description: Comma


Blog Task – Create a biography about Ms Johnson on your blog