Our reading focus for today was a few pages from the novel “Hatchet” by Gary Paulsen.
Students developed their prediction, questioning and inferencing skills while reading answering questions.
In Science today we completed the dancing sultanas science experiment. Students recorded what they noticed and had a go at explaining why this happened.
As a part of the keeping safe curriculum today, we explored the concept of power. We looked at different situations and recorded if each was using power in a positive or an abusive way. In addition to this, we explored safe touching and recognising abuse and neglect. The aim for our lesson today was to provide students with strategies to keep themselves safe.
Our reading comprehension task today was based on The 13-Storey Treehouse. Students explored the first few pages of the novel and had the task of continuing their own page following the illustrations and theme of the novel.
5/6 HM and AE will be hosting our whole school Mass tomorrow in celebration of the Assumption of Mary. We look forward to seeing you there.
Our reading comprehension focus today was a few pages from the book ‘Matilda’ by Roald Dahl. We read this as a class and then students had some questions to answer, which focused on locating key information and making inferences.
In health today we explored the recommended food serving sizes for the different food groups. Students are using this information to plan meals for a day.