Thank you to Harrison, Isabella and Ijaz for creating this catchy song for 3/4 A to remember that PARTITION means SHARING. This is a key term for our division unit. Partition focuses on the size of each part where you need to share.
Our Integrated Studies unit is exploring the First Fleet. Next week we are focusing on the travel conditions that the convicts experienced in 1788 on their voyage to Australia. To have a head start on the learning focus, please watch this short video clip!
A highlight during Book Week was when we explored one of the short listed picture story books ‘Mechanica’. The students in 3/4A enjoyed creating their own mechanical bug designed for the 22nd century. We are in the process of publishing our creative writing pieces! STAY TUNED….
On Friday the 25th of August, we all dressed up as our favourite book character. This was an excellent way to finish our busy week celebrating the 2017 Book Week ‘Escape to Everywhere’. Many students across the school embraced our 3/4 chosen theme of Willy Wonka and The Chocolate Factory. Thank you to all the parents for their help with 3/4 A’s costumes!
Here is a practise exercise for pronouns.
As we have been working on test wise behaviours and the genre of test, we are coming into the home stretch of preparation for NAPLAN. It might be useful for students to look at a couple of practise tests over the weekend if they feel they would like to. NAPLAN takes a snapshot of student learning from foundation until the beginning of year 3- please keep this in mind when talking about it with your child. Nerves for some students will be normal but we have worked hard to help students feel calm and prepared.
Please be assured that after our preparation session today, students are feeling ready and confident to have a go!
The 3/4 teaching team @ MPPS
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