Information Report: Sharks

3/4A CLASSROOM

An information report is a piece of writing informs readers about a topic. It is written in linked sentences and contains true information.
An information report has a beginning (introduction), middle (detailed information about the topic) and a conclusion.

Today we are going to unpack a seed in preparation for an information report. We will use the sub-headings and images to help us unpack the seed.

CLASSIFICATION – What is it?

APPEARANCE: What it looks like, size, weight

BEHAVIOUR – What it does, diet, how it catches its food

HABITAT – Where they live

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PLACE VALUE GAMES

Today we are going to use some place value games on the laptops to consolidate our understanding about place value. Click on one of the games that I have shown you and you must play the game for at least 5 minutes, trying your best at all times.

http://www.sheppardsoftware.com/mathgames/earlymath/BalloonPopVOrder2.htm – Single/double digit counting

https://www.topmarks.co.uk/learning-to-count/place-value-basketball – tens and hundreds

https://www.topmarks.co.uk/place-value/place-value-charts  – up to thousands and can include some decimals

http://www.scootle.edu.au/ec/viewing/L867/index.html# – Place value > add and subtracting digits to reach a goal number… can be very challenging

http://www.sheppardsoftware.com/mathgames/placevalue/mathman_place_digit.htm – Begins with hundreds and works up in levels