Work for Wednesday

Good morning, Ms Liz.  🙂

The work for the day is on the whiteboard.  You will find most of the worksheets on the front of my desk.

Please DO NOT continue with the Science Presentations today.  I am sorry, people, but we will have to wait until Thursday to finish the presentations so that I can assess them. They have been of a very high standard and I am really enjoying hearing you present what you found out as scientists!  😎

Instead of SCIENCE presentations, Ms Liz can have a look under my hat on my desk (right-hand side) and she will find your sheet of graph paper (little squares) with your Name Banners.  You can colour these in and then stick them onto card to hang up in the room.

INQUIRY – BIG QUESTION WORK

[Ms Liz – Groups handed in their Action Planners yesterday with their “Families of Margaret River” booklets.  They are on my desk under the window.  You will also find the T-Charts there.  Please note: we were short by 5 booklets yesterday. Please could you copy 5 more for those who did not get one.  Thank you.   Also, the Maths sheets are there too, on the left-hand side.]

Well done, people!  Now you have your groups you are ready to start researching your significant person.  But first, you need to complete your ACTION PLANNERS.  Look at the images below to see how to go about this.

When you have completed your brainstorm of focus questions (ask Ms Liz what that means), you can ask for your T-Chart for your group and write into the back of your action planner who will be finding out what parts of the T-chart.

Then you can start finding out your part of the big question.  Use dot points when you write your information into the T-chart.  Start by finding out from your “Families of Margaret River” booklets.  Later you can research on the internet and look for images.

See you all tomorrow.

 

Mrs Veary

READING GROUPS

CONGRATULATIONS!  We are finished NAPLAN tests! (Only two people who were absent will need to complete their catch-up tests later this week). 🙂  😎

On Thursday mornings we will be doing ROTATING READING GROUPS and today (Thursday) we are going to try out in these groups:

GROUP A: Archer, Nicholas, Laila, Tilly, Lewis and Tyla

GROUP B: Billy, Maddi, Kiana, Molly and Abigail

GROUP C: Gradyn, Angus, Josh, Flow, Mya and Jessica

GROUP D: Leroy, Keean, Jack, Benji, Luke (and Leland)

Your activities for the rotations are:

Teacher – Book Club      Independent: Blue Box          Computer: Watch the Logging Video and write notes and wonderings on your sheet to discuss later     Desk: Finish your Present Land Uses in Margaret Sheet – History Sheet

REMEMBER: OUR INQUIRY KEY IS PAST, PRESENT and FUTURE for OUR PATCH so we want to learn more about what it was like for the early settlers who came to our patch.

LOGGING VIDEO LINK – see previous post below and make sure you write some ideas and/or wonderings on your sheet to share later on.

HISTORICAL INCIDENT – THE FACTS

The other day we read “Sam, Grace and the Shipwreck” and discussed the story of Grace Bussell and Sam Isaacs. You drew a picture and wrote a retell of your favourite part of the story.  Today you need to do the other side, which is the HISTORICAL INCIDENT factual side where you will give the historical facts of the event.

You will also receive two photos of Grace and Sam, which you will need to stick onto your Historical Incident fact page.  These are facts which you need to find on the information sheet called “The Georgette…” which tells the story.  As you read it, you need to highlight key facts to write onto your worksheet.  Please take time to do this job neatly and thoroughly people, and get it finished today, please.  🙂

 

CONGRATULATIONS!

You all worked incredibly well today at your task of making a Local History Timeline.  We will be reading through it tomorrow and discussing important events that have made Margaret River and our area the way it is today.  (There will be some surprising things in there…!)

You worked really well in your groups, remembering our GROUPWORK RULES:

  1. USE YOUR STRENGTHS
  2. TAKE TURNS AND ALL DO EQUAL WORK
  3. COMMUNICATE RESPECTFULLY

I’ll have to take some photos of your timelines to put up here.  By the way, your Bussell Story Maps and Global Goals Earth Day Posters look sensational on our wall.  Remember to ask your Mum or Dad to have a look at them when they drop you off or pick you up. 🙂