The Man from Ironbark

Learning Intention

Today we are learning about the poem ‘The man from Ironbark,  by A.B Patterson

Success Criteria

You will know you have been successful when you can:

#Read the poem ‘The man from Ironbark.’

#Identify the meaning, figuative language, vocabulary and tone of the poem

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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

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

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

Dreamtime Stories

Learning Intention

Today you will investigate some dream-time stories.

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

# Identify the culture associated with the dream-time stories

#Examine if you think the dream-time stories are real.

  1. Which dream-time story was your favourite?
  2. Which culture do these stories come from?
  3. Do you think they are fiction or non fiction?

Explorers

Race of the Navigator

Research information about your explorer

Write a biography – (Scaffold to assist):

Present using Tellagami EDU

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Resources to assist in your research

James Cook – Digital BookJames CookJames Cook (basic biography)

William DampierWilliam Dampier (basic biography)

Charles SturtCharles Sturt (basic biography)

Abel TasmanAbel Tasman (basic biography)

Arthur PhillipArthur Phillip (basic biography)

Maths Skills

Learning Intention

This week we are going to learn how to solve a magic square,  identify polygon features,  define and draw an ellipse, investigate the word ‘congruent’ and convert hectares to square metres.

SuccessCriteria(4)

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

# You can make each side of the magic square add up to the identified sum.

# You can identify regular and non regular polygons.

# You can draw an ellipse.

# You can give a definition for the term ‘congruent’.

# You can convert hectares to square metres and identify when we would measure using hectares.

Magic Squares

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Magic Square Puzzle

Polygons

Ellipse

Ellipse Definition

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Congruent

Congruent Defined

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Hectare

hectares

A hectare (ha) is an area equal to a square that is 100 meters on each side.

So a hectare has 100 m × 100 m = 10,000 m2 (square meters).

Hectares are commonly used to measure land.

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