The prompt for week 20 was a photo of a man sitting on a bench next to a statue... We also challenged ourselves to include a 3 -ed sentence in our writing (a sentence starting with 3 adjectives, all ending
At the start of term 2, our class loved creating stunning Autumn Art, using dried leaves, white and blue paint and oil pastels. Click on the presentation below to view our beautiful creations.
During term 1, our class learnt the lovely song 'Waka Nini Yana' in the Yorta Yorta language. The title of this lullaby translates to 'Where Are You Going'. We used a CD by The Tiddas to learn and perform
"... we saw rows and rows of angels. We went to meet them. They greeted us gracefully and asked us if we wanted to be angels.
“Yes please!” we shouted excitedly. Suddenly halos appeared on
On Tuesday this week, we were fortunate enough to skype with children's author Chris Tozier, who wrote the Olivia Brophie fantasy series.
Although our class hadn't yet read Chris's books, the students
On Tuesday this week, we did a fun experiment in Science. You can watch a short video clip below relating this experience:
After this experiment, we talked about what happened when we coated the
On Wednesday last week, we were fortunate enough to be able to skype with the Buffalo Bill Centre Of The West, in Wyoming, U.S.A, for an interactive lesson on the Culture and Stories of the Plains Indians.
This week was our first week back at school. We got put into 5 groups and we had to do a team challenge where we needed to work together to build a jigsaw puzzle as quickly as possible - it
In this very special edition, you will find a selection of quality posts from the 4/5 students at Yahl Primary School in 2015...
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Miss Clarke, our student teacher, has learnt how to create a Scratch spelling quiz. Take her quiz below and practise adding prefixes to words to create antonyms!
The Monster project is back - this time we are teaming up with 5SK in North Queensland. Kids exchange monsters descriptions, then draw their buddy's monsters.
Here's Zac's description:
Last week, we learnt about "sketchnoting", the art of taking visual notes as we listen to a speaker. The students created sketchnotes whilst listening to the story of Ally, from our GRA novel, Fish
This Voki is a lovely example of the type of spontaneous collaboration our students demonstrated during the 'Cindy, Ann & Bones and The Temple Of Boom' movie project:
Our Global Read Aloud book for 2015 is Fish In A Tree, by Lynda Mullaly Hunt. Before we started reading, we had a look at the following word cloud, which was generated from the book blurb on Wordle. We
Our first week back in Term 3 was full-on! The kids were introduced to a very exciting literacy project - A Tale Unfolds, from the U.K - which will see us creating an adventure movie in the span of 8 weeks!
[caption id="attachment_1852" align="alignleft" width="169"] African Inspired Artwork In The Library Foyer.[/caption]
[caption id="attachment_1853" align="alignleft" width="150"] Our Infographics.[/caption]
Gosh! It's been a month since I posted to our class blog.
The thing is, we have been so busy with both the Lions Mad Minute (a public speaking exercise), and our impending rhino display at the Mount
[caption id="" align="alignnone" width="1024"] Brodie's Thinglink map outlines the number of surviving wild rhinos.[/caption]
Yesterday we were very fortunate to be able to skype Karen Stadler,
This week, we read The Maths Curse by Jon Cieszka. Here is a video of the book if you haven't read it:
Math Curse from Jessica Carlton on Vimeo.
We partnered with our buddy class for this cool
In History, we're learning about explorers this term. Back in "the olden days", in the 14th and 15th centuries, European people didn't know yet about the distant lands of America and Australia. In fact,