Welcome to India

Today we are going to explore the Indian Culture

You will know you have been successful when you can:

# Learn the movements associated with Indian dance

Welcome to India

# Introduce yourself in Hindi

# Count from 1-10 in Hindi

# Use the Hindi language to greet others

# Write words using the Hindi language

Reflecting on our learning

q1) What was your favourite activity today and why?

q2) Which activity did you learn the most from? Please explain.

q3) Your choice of reflection.

Rainforests

Learning Intention

Today we will be investigating the rainforest.

Success Criteria – you will know you have been successful

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# 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

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

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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.

Convicts & First Fleet

Learning Intention

Today we are going to investigate life as a convict and the First Fleet.

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

 

Convict Voyages

Convict Life

The First Fleet

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The First Fleet + Video

Characteristics of Places

Learning Intention

By the end of the lesson you will:

  • Understand that vegetation is a characteristic of places

Understand how to identify the simple patterns and distribution of vegetation

  • Understand that climate is a characteristic of places and has simple patterns
  • Understand how to identify the relationship between vegetation and climate distribution

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

I can identify and describe the differences between vegetation types.

 I can identify simple patterns of vegetation distribution and the relationship between vegetation regions and relative location.

vegetation

worldregions

NorthAmerica

Climate regions

Quiz of the Week

Did you know?

In the 14th century, the bubonic plaque, or ‘black death’, killed more than one-third of the entire population of Europe.

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1) How many seconds are there in one hour?

360, 600, 3600 or 6000

2) A beaver’s home is called a l…..?

3) What is the basic ingredient of an omelette?

4) In what year did a human walk on the moon for the first time?

5) Unjumble the word, ending in ‘ness’

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6) Which is bigger?

The African or Asian elephant?

7) In what sport does a loser get ‘pinned’?

8) Do these rectangles have the same perimeter?

12m x 4m  and 13m x 3m

Yes/No

9) What did Laszlo and Georg Biro create?

10) Which is not a type of flowering plant?

a) protea  b) begonia   c) sequoia   d) fuchsia

Challenge Questions:

C1) Find out what symptoms a person with bubonic plague will have.

C2) What did people do to try to prevent getting bubonic plague in the 14th century?

C3) Find out if the bubonic plague is still a problem today?