In visual arts class this unit, students have been inquiring further into the elements of art:
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The Year 3 Team
This week the children were going on a summer holiday. They were asked to pack their bag which contained 3 different colored shirts and 4 different colored shorts. Linking to our learner profile attribute of thinker they then had to find all the different combinations of dress.
After exploring for a while students came to an agreement that the best way to find all the combinations was to keep one thing the same (for example keep the same color shorts) until all the combinations could be found.
As an extension students were asked to make math equations to explain their findings.
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What a great turn out we had to our writing celebration today! The students were so excited to have you parents join us so we could show off the expert books we have been working so hard on. Hope you enjoyed them!
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Year 5 students at LIS just finished the unit of inquiry “how we express ourselves.” This is the same unit our class began this week.
Today we were lucky because the year 5 students invited us visit their classrooms so they could show us some art they created throughout their unit of inquiry. Each student’s art conveyed a strong message related to important topics such as deforestation and extinction. Our year 3 students got concrete examples of art and graphic design communicating a message.