Yesterday 5/6A visited the Life Ed Van. We learnt about making good decisions, different types of drugs (harmful drugs, medicine drugs, illegal drugs and legal drugs) and appropriate ways of using social media. We also heard some jokes from Harold.
Explain what you learnt from your visit to the Life Ed Van.
Over the last year and a half, students from the senior unit have been building some amazing models. Below are some images of the models that have been built by the students and their instructors.
What do you think of the models?
Which model do you think is the best and why do you think that?
Yesterday the senior unit held their inquiry expo based on making comparisons between Australia and an Asuan country. The expo also included some Asian cooking from the different countries that the students researched.
-Describe one thing you learnt about your inquiry country.
-Describe one difference between your inquiry country and Australia.
-Describe one similarity between your inquiry country and Australia.
– Explain which Asian food you liked the best and why.
The Senior Unit were able to share all of there knowledge about social media at the unit’s expo held on Tuesday. Students showed off their amazing videos and inquiry gift books, which explained the positive and negative impacts that social media is having on communities, individuals, families, friends and businesses across the world. Below are some images of the expo.
On Anzac Day, the school captains represented the school at Traralgon’s 11:00 commemorative service. The captains, along with representatives from other schools and community groups, laid a wreath in respect of the soldiers who have fought for and represented our country.
Pictured above are our school captains in front of the Traralgon Cenotaph.
We have discussed the importance of unpacking quality seeds to unable us to complete fantastic pieces of writing. This week we are going to use some media (image, news article and video) to assist us in unpacking a seed. We will use the headings Description (of the topic), My Opinion/s, Feeling Words and Key Facts to assist us when unpacking the seed.
Your seed is going to be based on the Western Australian Shark Cull, which has created lots of debate in WA and around the whole world. Use the media below to learn more about the topic and let it assist you in unpacking your seed. Remember to extend your thinking as much as possible when unpacking your seed.
On Friday, the senior unit had our inquiry expo based on structures around the world.
– Describe what you learnt about structures around the world.
– How do structures around the world differ to structures in Australia? Explain why.
– Who do you think completed the best inquiry project? Why?
Look and very carefully at these images and answer the tasks in detail.
– Describe what is happening in the images.
– Explain why the crocodile would do this?
– How would the elephant be feeling? Why?
Today the senior unit held their inquiry expo based on the changing earth. The students did an excellent job, showing off their web-sites, glogsters, mind-maps, videos, science experiments and science reports. Below are some images from the day.
Look carefully at the image below and complete the tasks in detail.
– Where in the world do you think this is? Why?
– Describe what you see in the photo using powerful language?
– What would it be like to live here? Why?
Choose one of the following pictures and complete the following tasks. Make sure you are very descriptive in your writing.
– Explain what you see and hear.
– What would it be like to be in this situation?
Think about writing a 100 word challenge for one of these pictures.
Today the grade 5/6s were involved in a fantastic African drumming performance. Below is a video and images of the performance.
Describe what you thought about the African drumming performance.
What did you like? Why?
Explain if you learnt anything.