Thank you to those of you that are supporting our young readers at home. The connection between home and school for reading is so important.
Below are some handy tips for reading at home.
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.
This year we are using Seesaw to share and communicate with families! Your child will post to Seesaw to share their learning. Seesaw is private; you’ll only see posts created by your child.
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After you sign up, download the free Seesaw Family app and sign in. You can also access Seesaw from a computer at https://app.seesaw.me.
Thank you for supporting your child’s learning!
P.s. If you used Seesaw before follow the link above, then click the ‘Sign in’ tab at the top of the screen. You do not need to create a new account.
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!
There will be more opportunities for you parents to come visit us later this term so we can share more learning. We will be sure to keep you posted!
In our latest inquiry into writing, writers will write about something they have experiences in and are passionate about (or are not passionate about). They will share their opinion- whether it is positive or negative and will use evidence (their own experience and the opinions of others) to support their opinion.
This unit allows writers to feel that their opinions are valued and have an audience. We will be looking at a variety of ways we can publish our reviews for a wider audience – more information to come soon! – we are very excited about finding authentic audiences!
We have been immersing ourselves as writers in reviews – of toys, of games, of books, of hotels. And we have been exploring the purpose of those reviews – how do they work? We have been able to make connections to our own experiences – how is it connected to other things? And we have noticed that sometimes our perspective can be different from others – what are the points of view?
Our eagle-eyed critics are sharpening their pencils ready to make their opinions heard!
Olympics Day is approaching!! Please find attached some information that you will find useful about the day.
Date: Tuesday, 3rd October.
Time: 8am – 11:45pm.
The Event: A morning spent playing team building games across campus with students from year 1 to year 11 to build relationships and develop our community.
The theme for this event was chosen by secondary students and we will all be super heroes for the day! Students are invited to dress up as super heroes if they wish to do so but it isn’t mandatory. Most importantly children are asked to wear clothes comfortable and functional for athletics.
Below please find the team colors for this exciting event. Watch out for more information coming soon!
|Name||Team Color||Super Heroe|
Welcome to a Year 3 Celebration of Writing
Our writers are excited to share their writing journey with you as they have developed independence in managing their writing and creating Expert Books.
We can’t wait to share with you all we know about Minecraft, gymnastics or the Congo!
We hope you can join us!
WHEN: Thursday 28th September
TIME: 2:00 – 2:35
WHERE: We will start in Room 6 and then move to your writer’s classroom.
2:40 – 3:00
After the in class celebration there will be a chance for you to learn about Seesaw, an online portfolio that Year 3 is piloting this year.
This will be an opportunity for you to bring your electronic devices to school and have our fabulous tech team support you as you log in and explore the site for the first time!
You can also download the app prior to coming to the event.