Friday 17th August (Term 3, Week 4)

CLARA Learning Reflections

Yesterday all the children undertook the Clara Survey and received their learning web. Today we looked at our own webs and reflected on the data they have given us. Children were asked to used their 100 languages to reflect on the following questions and then share their reflections with their peer/coach.

Aditi’s Clara Reflaction [Autosaved]-1z8k131 Anshika’s Clara Reflection-28ypv6y Billy’s Clara Reflection-1qhhtbr Clark’s Clara Reflection -1i5jtfi Daniel Clara Reflection-2igxn9c Emily’s Clara Reflection-1ezj4c3 Fateh’s CLARA REFLACTION-1txv749 Fayzans clara reflections-1nzkssb kaidan’s clara relfection-10875ub Lincoln’s Clara reflection-2if3f8s Maddie’s Clara Reflection -1wtn2gf Manan Clara Reflection-1ttunql Mary’s Clara Reflection-11fcem0 Nhi’s Clara Reflection-1iam0e9 Shylah Learning Power – My Learning Journeys-2990h35 Terry’s CLARA Reflection-v1zgto Thien’s CLARA reflection-1km1l8y Viens clara Reflection-t1xoyp

Personal Inquiry/Investigations

Thursday 16th August (Term 3, Week 3)

Guided Reading

Design and Technology

The children were given time to complete their Coles Little Shop Food production 100 Language project.

Billy How orange juice is produced-28hx9jn chocolate procidure by fateh-16mfkcv Clark how to make coffee-1fhirr6 Daniel Vapo Rub-246dnj0 How is liquid detergent made Vien Phan-1it89ya How Nutella is produced By Emily-18nuyki How potato gems are produced Thien-1uqtqah How Tea is produced by Nhi-2morq4e How to make TimTam Anshika-215l7s5 Manan Vaporub-1hsz6nf orange juice thinh-22bul4w Shylah choclate-1tst3jn

Prayer hosted by Billy and Fayzan

Thinh: Dear God, I pray for everyone that has died because eits not a thing that should happen in the world.

Billy: Dear God, we pray for the people that died in a school shootuing because they

CLARA: Learning Powers Survey

The time has come again to update the children’s Clara Learning Powers with the journey survey. All the children completed the survey and then shared their results with a friend.

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Writer’s Notebook

Wednesday 15th August (Term 3, Week 4)

Guided Reading

Health: Keeping Safe

Today’s topic was about ‘Unsafe situations and acceptable risk-taking’. Children worked to identify the two types of situations. We also used role play to act our how emotions can change/ be uncomfortable/ be mixed or confusing.

Scary by fun Provocation:

Nathan: A show ride like a roller coaster

Lincoln: A ghost ride

Daniel: Sky diving

Emily: Going to a scary house on Halloween

Finn: Cliff jumping

Taihya: Rock climbing

Evie: Being home alone

Scary, not fun but safe

Finn: School!!!!

Taihya: Cleaning

Terry: Going to a new school

Thien: A horror house at halloween

Scary, not fun, not safe

Terry: Talking to a stranger /being lost in the shops

Evie: Telling a stranger your address

Lincoln: Talking to a snake

Nathan: Meeting homeless person

Shylah: Opening the door to a stranger

Finn: Being in a bush fire

Taihya: Being in a natural disaster


RAA Incursion


Following yesterdays sorting activity in identifying regular shapes and irregular shapes, today children worked towards comparing areas of these shapes using informal means.

Tuesday 14th August (Term 3, Week 4)

 Guided Reading & Buddy Reading 

Literacy (continued from yesterday) & Writer’s Notebook

Children continued to look at exposition writing. Children have been asked to write a letter trying to convince their audience why they have the best Dad/Mother/Sister/Brother etc using persuasive writing. Here are the final and finished letters.

Aditi Best Dad-2bgicp8 Anshika my dad-1hf6aeo Billy Why My Dad Is The Best-213fsz6 Dear Dad From FInn-1f4g4mg Lincoln is the best Clark-1vu56hi Mary My dad Letter-1lnr3ym Why My Dad Is The Best by Fayzan-26tvyoz Why my Dad is the best emILY -1o5gojo why my dog is the best Vien-2aj357i Why my uncle is the best Shylah-1gusll4


Thank you to Evie for reading this weeks library book to the class.

Prayer hosted by Billy and Thinh

Billy: Dear God, thank you for sharing because its a good way to make new friends.

Thinh: Dear God, thank you for sharing because its a way of making someones day and making people happy.

Personal Inquiry

Numeracy: Exploring regular and irregular shapes

Design and Technology

With a high interest in ‘Coles Little Shop’ the children used them to create an illustrated production line of a product they chose.

Monday 13th August (Term 3, Week 4)

Guided Reading/ Writer’s notebook/ Buddy Reading

Relat (Practise Test)

Well done to all the year 4’s who participated in a practise test for Relat.

Personal Inquiry

Health: Keeping Safe

We explored types of feelings in todays lesson. Children read the story of ‘Little Red Riding Hood’ and decided what part of the story connected with four types of feelings; mixed feelings, changing feelings, confused feelings and uncomfortable feelings. After completing this as a class, children chose their own story and used their 100 languages to explore the characters experience of different feelings.

Aditi-2b9d0ur Cinderella Anshika-2d8wkz6 Clark-22z69a4 Daniel and Leon-2h7b8kd Hansel and Gretel Mary, Nhi, Emily-1by04jt lincoln and taihya feelinsg work-1ne1y60 Manan and Udesh-2kmomfs Mia and Evie Feeling Example-1dvxfrc Shylah’s feeling work-1gzywlp There is a bird on your head feelings by Fayzan and Fateh-1ylfv27


Today children continued to look at exposition writing. Children were asked to write a letter trying to convince their audience why they have the best Dad/Mother/Sister/Brother etc using persuasive writing.

Why My Dad Is The Best by Fayzan-26tujgt


Friday 10th August (Term 3, Week 3)

2TD, 2IB & 4RG Assembly

Thank you to our loved ones for joining us today as we performed our Buddy Assembly.

Health: Keeping Safe

Children were asked to think of examples for situations where physical and external warning sign occur and how they connect to their emotions.

Religion: Preparing our prayers for the special men in our lives

Literacy: Exposition Role Plays


Exploring high Modality Words

Thursday 9th August (Term 3, Week 3)

Our morning started with our final practise for tomorrow’s buddy assembly. Our class size was a small number today with many of the children at Cross Country. Good luck to all the runners!

Guided Reading and Writer’s Notebook

Health: Keeping Safe

Today the children looked at warning signs in our body when we are nervous, scared, angry etc. Children used their 100 languages to show some of their warning signs and then we added all our ideas on to one cut out.

Personal Inquiry

With half the class out today, it was the perfect day for each child to work on their personal inquiry. Here are some of the things students in the class are working on.

Evie- Making a cat scratching house

Finn- Making a cardboard lock puzzle

Nhi- Inquiring into star signs

Shylah- Making a rabbit house

Maddy- Making dog houses


Dear special men in our lives,

Please join us onThursday 30th August at 9amtill 10:10am in our classroom for our Class Morning Prayer celebrating the men we love. All children will share their ‘Father’s Day’ prayers and after, we will be having a celebration with our very special visiting men. We will have activities that you and your child can engage in for a bit of fun. We hope to have all our Dads, Grandfathers, Uncles, Big Brothers etc join us for this fun and special morning.

Wednesday 8th August (Term3, Week 3)

Guided Reading

Numeracy: exploring worded problems with multiplication and division

Geography– Exploring parts of Australia and what fibres they grow using an atlas and inquiry.


Thank you to the school community for todays celebration of Mass in the hall. Today we celebrated….


We have been busy doing a lot of assembly prep ready for this Friday. We hope to see all our parents and caregivers in the hall this Friday at 9am for our buddy assembly.

Tuesday 7th August (Term 3, Week 3)

Shylah’s Show and Tell

A photo of Shylah playing rugby from the weekend has gone internet viral. Thank you Shylah for sharing your awesome story with us. #tacklelikeagirl #girlpower


Guided Reading 

Numeracy- Exploring Worded Problems

Prayer hosted by Mia and Fatehvir

Mia: “Dear God, thank you for the light because we can see and we won’t be really that dark.”

Fatehvir: “Dear God, thank you for making light because we can see and we can just see what is happening and we can see some insects.”

Art: Creating our ‘Story bricks’, inspired by Indigenous Art

Children could illustrate or write about their identity/story!


Thank you Taihya for reading this weeks book!

Writer’s Notebook

Assembly Prep

Today some children received their speaking parts. Please encourage your child to practise every night.


Monday 6th August (Term3, Week 3)

Guided Reading


Today we explored number patterns with worded problems. Children started to explore worded problems modelled by the teacher and then early finishers had a go at creating their own.

Literacy- exploring Exposition in our writing and in our day

Provocation: What examples in your day involve you or someone persuading or ‘arguing’ a point?

Evie- President in election, governments to make the laws

Maddy- King and Queen because they might want something but someone else might want it,

Finn-  a teacher uses persuades speaking when they try to make you have a positive mindset rather than a negative

Children explored everyday examples using role plays and the dress up box. Each group chose their own scenario and worked in their group to preform how persuasive language may be used in such a situation.