This week we have been focusing on money. Today we are going to continue working in adding and subtracting money amounts with a real life-like investigation.
You will be given a money amount and online catalogues to buy 2 presents each for the following people:
– Yourself, an adult female, an adult male, a 15 year old boy and a 4 year old girl.
As you select presents, you will need to add your totals in the table provided to you and you will not be able to go over the money amount that you have been given.
This year the Middle Unit’s Film Study is going to based on the film Coco. When we watch Coco, we will be using the comprehension strategies we’ve learnt during reading to analyse and understand the film.
Today we are going to watch the preview of Coco. When we watch the preview you will need to think about the following:
Below is the link to our narrative writing prompt…
Today you will read the article from The Age newspaper based on the erosion at Inverloch. You are going to use synthesising and the three column note to show your learning and how your thinking changes.
This week for science we are going to look at before and after images in locations where a natural disaster has hit. You will then select one of the images and write a Venn Diagram explaining the similarities and differences between the images.
Once you have completed a draft, you can write up a good copy for your Writers’ Gift.
Today is Remembrance Day and we are going to use our synthesising skills to learn about the importance and meaning of Remembrance Day.
Today we are going to think about global warming and use synthesising to better understand it.
Today we are going to continue to work on fractions within a collection.
Today we are going to work on synthesising. When we synthesise, we use determining importance and summarising to be able to add to or change our thinking about a topic, character or text.
For the next two weeks we are focusing on synthesising from a nonfiction text.
We need to be able to synthesise to show we understand what we read and so we learn about the topics within out texts.
To show that we have been successful at synthesising, we are going to complete the following about the texts we read:
Before reading I think…
After reading I now think…
Read the article…
Write a title and SL1S…
Answer your questions in sentences…
What is erosion?
Erosion happens when rivers, oceans, ice and wind change the Earth’s shape.
What causes erosion?
The coastline is always changing shape. The water and wind batter cliff faces. Sand dunes can form when the wind blows the sand around and piles it up. Winter storms, changing weather and climate change are factors in causing erosion.