St Francis Feast Day at our School

October15

Then we learnt how to sketch a wolf as we learnt about the story of when St Francis tamed a wild wolf. We used the Art Hub for Kids to help us learn how to sketch a wolf.

Check out some of our sketches below.

3/4M’s Super Father’s Day Tea

August31

3/4M’s Super Father’s Day Tea on PhotoPeach

ANZAC Day – Lest We Forget

April27

To honour past and present Australian soldiers we have been reading some stories about WWI and WWII and we have been learning about some important symbols such as poppies and medals. We also did some art activities and wrote cards to give to war veterans on ANZAC Day. Below is some of our artwork.  

Lest we forget!

Famous Inventors

October25

Leonardo Da Vinci

Louis Pasteur

Galileo Galliei

Thomas Edison

Wright Brothers

Which Inventor was most important to our history? Which inventor and invention do you think you could not live without? What time of learner do you think inventors are? What would you like to learn more about?

Father’s Day Tea

September5

On Thursday, September 1st our class invited our dads, grandfathers, uncles and teachers to come to our class for a special Father’s Day Tea. We made them 2 different appetizers, a main course and dessert to serve them for the special occasion. We also sewed them beautiful bow ties for them to wear for the joyous event and keepsake cookbook with recipes of all our yummy food that we made a special recipe of how to make the perfect dad like our own. Thank you to all the fantastic dads, uncles, grandpas and teachers who came to celebrate with us. And big thanks to Miss Murphy’s mum visiting from Canada and Mrs Angie for their help in the kitchen. ūüôā

Lest We Forget

April26
My Mother's Eyes 2, Mark Wilson

To commemorate ANZAC Day we did a few activities to help us learn. On Friday, we read the story ‘My Mother’s Eyes’ by Mark Wilson. After reading the story we learnt about the rations the soldiers were given for their survival while in the trenches. The students made poppies, and also made some watercolour pieces of art inspired by the illustrations in the story. We also got to ¬†read¬†and follow¬†the recipe to make¬†ANZAC biscuits. Here are a few photos to show some of our work.

Remembrance Day Poem

November11
poppy1 We have been learning about different types of poetry in our writing classes.   Here is a very special poem written by Lieutenant Colonel John McCrae who was a Canadian poet, physician, author, artist and soldier during World War I. He was born in Guelph, Ontario and died in France in 1918. What do you think about when you read this poem? How does it make you feel? Is this a structured poem or free verse?

Our SUPER Father’s Day Tea

September8

Last Thursday our class celebrated Father’s Day by inviting our dads, brothers, grandpas, uncles, teachers and friends to our class for a Father’s Day Tea. We enjoyed some tasty treats and beverages, had a paper airplane making and flying competition, gave our guests their gifts and shared some of our comics and poems about our dads.

Special thanks to all the wonderful dads, uncles, grandpas, brothers, teachers and friends who made the effort to come and celebrate Father’s Day with us. It meant a lot to us!

Please view our photos of all the fun we had in our slide show below.

 

Kids Can Be Heroes Too

July27

Could you be a hero too? What could you do to help or change the world?

Heroes

July14

What attribute do you think heroes have? Who do you think is a hero and why?

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