English Skills

Learning Intention

This week we are going to learn about spelling, grammar and punctuation skills which will help us to improve our reading, writing and spelling.

Success Criteria

You will know you have been successful when you can:

# Identify and write the long ‘a’ & ‘or’ sound into words.

# Accurately spell the words from your chosen list.

# Write sentences using the grammatically appropriate word.

# Identify and solve the prefix  words.

# Give a definition and use noun plurals in sentences.

# Tell a friend the meaning of a homophone and give them a quiz with 5 questions about finding the correct word.

# Listen to, take notes and ask questions about the semi colon.

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Phonic Focus:

Long a’ sound

Long a vowel sound | FREE ESL worksheets

‘or’ sound

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Spelling Words:

List A                 List B                   List C

fruit                      complete          disappoint

catch                   February            delighted

build                    noise                  imagine

always                enough               reign

Word Choice:

bad/badly

happy/happily

good/well

bought/brought

angry/angrily

 

Prefixes:

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sub, inter, auto

(matic, marine, national, graph)

 

Nouns – Plurals

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Homophones:

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Semi Colon

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Poetry Challenge

Learning Intention:

This week we are going to discuss, answer questions and sing the ballad, Waltzing Matilda  by Banjo Paterson

HeyGang

Success Criteria:

By the end of this week you be able to:

# Answer questions about the meaning of the poem

# take part in a competition (boys v girls) – Sound quality and articulation

Appreciating Poetry

1)What is a swagman?

2) Why is a billabong a good place to camp at?

3) How did the swagmen boil their billy?

4) What does ‘grabbed him with glee’ mean?

5) What kinds of food do you think the swagman  might have in his tucker bag?

6) How did the squatter arrive at the scene.

7) How do we know that the troopers arrived from a different direction than the squatter did?

8) What action of the swagman shows us that he was afraid of going to jail?

9) What do you think was the cause of the swagman’s death?

Tie Dye

Learning Intention

Today we are going to learn how to tie dye

Success Criteria – you will know you have been successful when you can

# Scrunch your shirt and use rubber bands or or string

# Put different colours of dye onto your shirt

# Wrap your shirt in glad wrap

#Leave it for 6 hours then unfold it

Rainforests

Learning Intention

Today we will be investigating the rainforest.

Success Criteria – you will know you have been successful

HeyGang

# You can write a description of the tropical rainforest biome

# You can list the features and use images to show, what constitutes a tropical rainforest.

# You can research information about people living in tropical rainforests.

# You can identify interesting facts about the tropical rainforest.

# You can locate the areas on a map to show where the tropical rainforest regions are located around the world.

 

What is a rainforest?

Rainforest Information for Kids

Tropical Rainforests of the World

Ext – Tropical Rainforest Food webs

Constructing a Terrarium

Learning Intention

Over the next two weeks we are going to build our own terrariums.

Success Criteria – you will know you have been successful when you can:

# Plan (draw,& label) three different terrarium ideas.

# Record the process of constructing the terrarium (Procedure – step by step)

# Modify your designs

# Evaluate your work.

 

Desert Terrarium

Tropical Terrarium

Deserts

Learning Intention

Today we are going to investigate the desert biome, find out what constitutes a desert,  explore who lives in a desert and find out where in the world deserts are located.

Success Criteria: You will know you have been successful when:

# You can write a description of a desert.

# You can list the features of a desert.

# You can research information relating to %  of World’s population who live in a desert.

# You can research adaptions required to live in a desert.

# You can locate the desert regions  found around the world.

Resources to assist your learning.

BBC Nature Wildlife

National Geographic

Deserts in America

Fun Desert Facts for Kids

Bibliography at End

Bibliography Format

The Arctic

Learning Intention:

Today we are going to investigate The Arctic

Brrrr

Success Criteria: You will know you have been successful when:

# You can list the features that make The Arctic unique

# You can give a description of the Arctic biome

# You can research information about people living in the Arctic

# Locate on a map the Arctic Region

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What is the Arctic?

National Geographic – The Arctic

The Magic School Bus- The Arctic

Useful Links

Arctic Facts

World Atlas

Climatology & Meteorology

WWF Arctic

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Mountains

Lesson Intention

Today we are going to investigate mountains

Mountains

Success Criteria: By the end of the lesson you will be able to

#List the features of a mountain.

#Find information about people living on a mountain.

Write a description of a mountain biome.

#Identify at least five interesting facts about mountains.

Show on a map where the major mountains land forms are founds around the world.

70 Million Years In 2 Minutes – The Himalayas Forming

Top Ten Highest Mountains in the World

Task: Construct an iBook with the information you have been given. You will know you have been successful when you meet the success criteria.

English Skills

Learning Intention

This week we are going to learn English skills which will help us to improve our reading, writing and spelling.

Success Criteria – you will know you have been successful when you can:

#  Identify and write words ending in ‘gue.’

# Accurately spell the list words of your choosing.

# Identify the correct meaning for each homophone.

# Think of synonyms for particular words.

# List 5 prepositional words.

# Identify the 3 uses for apostrophes.

Phonic Focus – ‘gue’

Spelling Words

List 1                                 List 2                            List 3

straight                              although                    aisle

afraid                                knowledge                  curiosity

early                                 ordinary                        terrific

Homophones

Focus words – rode, rowed, road

Synonyms

Focus words – blend, busy, courage

Prepositions

Grammarpolis – Prepositions

Studyladder – Prepositions

Apostrophe

Maths Skills

Learning Intention

This week we are going to learn about maths concepts associated with 3D shapes, Angles, Percentages and Decimals, Quadrilaterals and Perimeter.

Success Criteria – you will know you have been successful when you can:

# Give immediate answers to the 4x table questions.

# Identify 3D shape properties.

# Locate the Top, Side and Bottom View of a shape.

Show how to convert a percentage to a decimal.

# Accurately draw and label a quadrilateral.

# Identify how the angles are different from one another.

 

Target Table

3D Shapes

Ways of viewing 3D Shapes

3D Shape Property SlideShow

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Fractions to Decimals (Khan Academy)

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Percentages to Decimals

Quadrilateral

Definition

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Quadrilaterals

Perimeter

Perimeter Task (Studyladder)

Angles

Types of Angles

Fractions

Learning Intention

Today we are going to learn about fractions, decimals and percentages.

Success Criteria – you  will know you have been successful when you can:

# Convert a whole number to a percentage.

#Convert a fraction to a percentage.

#Convert a decimal to a fraction.

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Computer Tasks

Adding & Subtracting Fractions

Hit the Apple

Fractions in the real world

Deci-Master (Fishbowls)

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Whiteboard Tasks

Red, Green, Orange – Draw diagram below

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Orange, Yellow, Blue – Draw diagram below.

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Yellow & Blue

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