Wednesday, 21st August 2019 – Week Five, Term Three

NUMERACY

We spoke about light and heavy. We found things around the room that are light and heavy.

PRAYER

Richard: Thank you God for rice the food, Amen

Massa: Dear God, Thank you for my cupcakes, Amen

Micky: Thank you God for the soup, Amen

Lina: Dear God, Thank you for the vegetables, Amen

INVESTIGATIONS

We explored our learning through play investigations…

MINDFULNESS

LIBRARY

We went to the library and read “Bitsy” by Nicki Greenberg

We then borrowed our library books for the week.

WRITER’S WORKSHOP

 

 

Monday, 19th August, 2019 – Week Five, Term Three

FITNESS

EMOTIONS INQUIRY – ANGRY

Sophia: When I feel angry I tell someone to stop I don’t like it

Lina: When someone makes me angry I walk away

Krish: When I feel angry I just relax

Brooklynne: When I feel angry I do some breathing and that helps me calm down

PRAYER

Porsha: Dear God, Thank you for my puppy because he is so cute, Amen.

Lina: Dear God, Thank you for the playground and the power, Amen.

Grace: Dear God, Thank you for Rhee Jay, Amen.

Sophia: Dear God, Thank you God for everyone in the whole school, Amen.

Krish: Dear God, Thank you for the animals the trees and the grass, Amen.

Ekmann: Dear God, Thank you for the juicy apples, Amen.

Williams: Dear God, Thank you for the playground, Amen.

Tanish: Dear God, Thank you God for the bricks, Amen.

COME READ WITH ME

We read our library books with our friends and teachers.

SPORT AND SPANISH – R1GC

SPANISH AND WRITERS WORKSHOP – R1TD

MINDFULNESS

INVESTIGATIONS

Thursday, 15th August, 2019 – Week Four, Term Two

Tanish: Today is Thursday

Kobe: The month is August, it is the 15th of August, I saw it on my Mum’s phone on the calendar

NUMERACY

During Numeracy we ordered objects from biggest to smallest. We then measured the objects.

PRAYER

Massa: Dear God, Thank you for all the bananas, Amen

Grace: Dear God, Thank you for my watermelon because it’s healthy, Amen

Lowell: Dear God, Thank you for the fish we eat, Amen

Abel: Dear God, Thank you for the shops because they sell food for us, Amen

Tanish: Dear God, Thank you for the seeds, Amen

COME READ WITH ME

MASS – THE ASSUMPTION OF MARY

MINDFULNESS

INVESTIGATIONS

SPECKS OF GOLD

Porsha: My speck of gold was going to Mass.

Williams: My speck of gold was going on the playground.

Massa: My speck of gold was playing in investigations.

Abel: My speck of gold was making a lego city with the lego.

Ekmann: My speck of gold was eating my apple because it was juicy.

Lina: My speck of gold was going on the playground and picking flowers. It made me happy.

Kobe: My speck of gold was playing on the playground.

Tanish: My speck of gold my building a lego city with Abel.

Monday, 12th August, 2019 – Week Four, Term Three

Welcome to Monday, We can’t believe it’s already Week Four!

EMOTIONS INQUIRY – LONELY

We read “When I am feeling lonely” by Trace Moroney

Richard: I like being lonely because I can do whatever I want

Lowell: I feel nervous when I’m lonely

Celina: I feel lonely sometimes

Tanish: When I am sad I feel lonely

Richard: When I’m lonely, I play cards

What do you do when you are feeling lonely?

PRAYER

Brooklynne: Dear God, Thank you for myself and my hair, Amen

Mya: Dear God, thank you for my friends, Amen

Grace: Dear God, Thank you for myself because I take care of my friends, Amen

Celina: Dear God, Thank you or my shoes, Amen

Yasmin: Dear God, Thank you for myself because I read books, Amen

COME READ WITH ME

We shared books with our peers and teachers.

SPORTS AND SPANISH – R1GC

SPANISH AND WRITER’S WORKSHOP – R1TD

MINDFULNESS

INVESTIGATIONS

MASS SONG PRACTICE

Monday, 5th August, 2019 – Week Three, Term Three

Welcome to week three! We hope you have a great week!

INVESTIGATIONS

PRAYER

Porsha: Dear God, Thank you for my beautiful family and teachers, Amen

Massa: Dear God, Thank you for all the flowers and all the grandparents, Amen

Fatumata: Thank you God for my friends and family and God, Amen

Gurshaan: Thank you God for my Dad, Amen

Lowell: Dear God, Thank you for the school, Amen

Christina: Dear God, Thank you for my Grandma, Amen

SHARED READING

This week our Shared Reading book is The Three Little Pigs.

COME READ WITH ME

We explored our books with our teachers and friends during Come Read with Me.

SPORTS AND SPANISH – R1GC

SPANISH AND FITNESS – R1TD

MINDFULNESS

EMOTIONS INQUIRY – SAD

We read the book “When I am feeling sad” by Trace Moroney.

What do you do when you are sad to help you feel better?

MASS SONG PRACTICE

 

Friday, 2nd August, 2019 – Week Two, Term Three

HOUSE GROUP LEARNING

We began our day exploring different learning with our House Group.

We chose from a range of activities including dancing, soccer, minecraft, friendship bracelets and many more.

PRAYER

Porsha: Dear God, Thank you for my friends and teachers, Amen

Abel: Dear God, Thank you for everybody in the whole school, Amen

Scarlett: Thank you for my family, Amen

Tanish: Thank you God for the plants, Amen

Brooklynne: Thank you God for all the shops, Amen

Williams: Thank you for my mum, Amen

Ivy: Dear God, Thank you for the donuts, Amen

Gurshaan: Thank you God for my dad, Amen

Navya: Dear God, thank you for my mum and dad, Amen

THE THREE LITTLE PIGS

We read the story of the Three Little Pigs and retold it using 100 languages.

INVESTIGATIONS

MINDFULNESS

FITNESS

Have a happy and safe weekend! See you next week!

Thursday, 1st August, 2019 – Week Three, Term Three

NUMERACY

We watched a video about big and small.

Tanish: The giant is big and the little boy is small

Celina: The giant had a big house and the boy had a little house

Abel: A big log and a small log

Porsha: A table is big and a block is small

Brooklynne: The oval is long and the roof is big

Massa: The house is big and the other house is small

We explored measurement by measuring different fruits and vegetables with different things. We used lego, popsticks and paper clips.

FITNESS

We went to Log Park for some fitness.

PRAYER

 

Fatumata: Dear God thank you for my lovely teachers Amen

Massa: Dear God thank you for all the beautiful flowers Amen

Grace: Dear God thank you for my friends Amen

Celina: Dear God thank you for flowers Amen

Lina: Dear God thank you for my family

Mya: Dear God thank you for my family Amen

Tanish: Dear God thank you for all the trees Amen

Gurshaan: Dear God thank you for my sister because she helps me AMen

Lowell: Dear God thank you for my fish Amen

Adhip: Dear God thank you for my brother Amen

COME READ WITH ME

We read stories with our friends and teachers.

WRITER’S WORKSHOP – R1GC

R1GC worked on their Writer’s Workshop stories.

Jason: My book is called “When Carmelo is Flying his Robot”

Carmelo: My book is about Godzilla

Ivan: My book is about Godzilla and in it Godzilla fights other monsters

SPORTS AND MUSIC – R1TD

MINDFULNESS

INVESTIGATIONS

 

 

Monday, 29th July, 2019 – Week Two, Term Three

FITNESS

EMOTIONS INQUIRY – HAPPY

We read the book “When I’m Feeling Happy” by Trace Moroney.

What does happy look like?

Kobe: smiling and saying nice things and being nice and inviting people to playk

Brooklynne: excited

Yasmin: smiling

What does happy feel like inside?

Grace: It feels good

Abel: You can take 3 deep breaths to help you to feel happy

Porsha: I feel happy when I went to someones house

Kobe: I felt happy on the playground because Carmelo and Jason let me play with them

We reflected on things that make us feel happy…

PRAYER

Yasmin: Dear God, Thank you for the beautiful birds, Amen

Williams: Thank you God for the playground, Amen

Celina: Dear God, Thanks for the flowers, Amen

Brooklynne: Thank you for all the baby cousins, Amen

Gurshaan: Thank you God for all the plants, Amen

Sophia: Thank you for Holy Family, Amen

Grace: Dear God, Thank you for our hearts, Amen

Shylah: Dear God, Thank you for my dog, Amen

COME READ WITH ME

SPORTS AND SPANISH – R1GC

SPANISH AND – R1TD

MINDFULNESS

INVESTIGATIONS

Some of the provocations we are exploring this week include;

  • emotions
  • puppet making
  • butterfly paintings
  • families – dramatic play
  • Goldilocks and the Three Bears story table
  • “potion” making
  • beading

have a look at our exploration;

SPECKS OF GOLD

Hartley: My speck of gold was when I played on the playground

Williams: My speck of gold was going to the playground

Raavi: My speck of gold was colouring

Ivy: My speck of gold was playing tag with my friend

Abel: My speck of gold was playing with the lego and making a lego city

Porsha: My speck of gold was doing investigations with the new dolls with Grace

Adhip: My speck of gold was going to Spanish

Wednesday, 24th July, 2019 – Week One, Term Three

INVESTIGATIONS

PRAYER

Michael: Thank you for the trees and the house, Amen

Lowell: Dear God, Thank you for my baby sister, Amen

Williams: Dear God, Thank you for my baby brother, Amen

Navya: Dear God, Thank you for my friends

Yasmin: Thank you for my mum and dad, Amen

NUMERACY

We spoke about big things and little things, we ordered ourselves from biggest to smallest in a long line.

SONG PRACTICE – TABA NABA

At Fridays assembly we will be performing the Torres Strait Islander song “Taba Naba”. We practiced for our performance.

GROSS MOTOR WORKSHOP

We went for a workshop which explored our Gross Motor skills with Mr Pearce and some students from Thomas More College.

FITNESS – LOG PARK

We went to Log Park for some fitness.

LIBRARY

We went to the library to borrow our books.

“OUR HOLIDAYS” WITH MISS PITT

We reflected on what we did on our holidays with Miss Pitt.

 

Monday, 22nd July, 2019 – Week One, Term Three

Welcome to Term Three! We hope you all had a fabulous holidays! A special welcome to the new student and families starting in our double this morning. We also welcome Mrs Finos, who will be working in R/1TD on Mondays and Tuesdays for the remainder of the year!

INVESTIGATIONS

PRAYER

Celina: Dear God, Thank you for giving me the whole school, Amen

Fatumata: Dear God, Thank you for my cousins and my mum and dad, Amen

Ebony: Dear God, Thank you for my family, Amen

Athian: Thank you God for my sister because she is nice to me, Amen

Grace: Dear God, Thank you for Rhee because I love her so much, Amen

Navya: Dear God, Thank you for my baby brother, Amen

Ekmann: Dear God, Thank you for the holidays, Amen

Kobe: Dear God, Thank you for the environment, Amen

SHARED READING

How can you fill a bucket today?

Lowell: You can write a thank you card to your teacher

Yasmin: If people need you might help them

Jason: You can invite a friend to play in your game

Ekmann: You can “you’re beautiful”

Williams: If someones bucket is empty you can help fill it up

Porsha: If some elses bucket is empty then they will be upset and then if someone lets them join in their game it will fill their bucket

Tanish: You can be kind to people and fill their bucket up

COME READ WITH ME

We expored our reading strategies with our peers and teachers.

SPORTS AND SPANISH – R1GC

SPANISH AND FITNESS – R1TD

MINDFULNESS

INVESTIGATIONS

Gurshaan: I used creativity to make a costume

Grace: I used creativity with Porsha and Sophia to use the logs and the blocks to play the animal game

Micky:I was using belonging, I was playing with the spaceship and the people and doing bowling

Kobe: I was using belonging at the start of the day by being nice and playing with Mya, Brooklynne and Christina

Athian: I made a blade with the Lego, I used collaboration with Michael

SPECKS OF GOLD

Porsha: My speck of gold was playing with the magnets and making different types of buildings and the magnets go together because there’s silver things on each side

Michael: My speck of gold was making a bey blade

Massa: My speck of gold was playing outside

Sophia: My speck of gold was playing with Porsha and making a family and a house for them to live