Category: Carla Ross

Learning journey

Independent learning journeys were introduced to the students of Room 1. We were aiming to give the students agency in their own learning. Read more about 'Learning journey'...

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Stretch a Sentence

A video called “Stretchy Sentences” on Youtube showed all the parts of sentences we needed to use to stretch our sentences and make them more interesting. Read more about 'Stretch a Sentence'...

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Reading between the lines

To infer means “ to deduce or conclude (something) from evidence and reasoning rather than from explicit statements.” Google Dictionary. Read more about 'Reading between the lines'...

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Racing Ramps

In term three of 2020 the school inquiry focus was Phunky Physics. Part of our focus was looking at the different types of friction. Read more about 'Racing Ramps'...

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Sparking a joy of writing - and one student’s ideas.

Personally, I have a love of fantasy books and writing narratives. As a result, in our class we often use vocabulary that is expressive and imaginative. Read more about 'Sparking a joy of writing - and one student’s ideas.'...

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Fabulous Features of Non Fiction Books

Finding these features will help students understand more about the world around us, and how each feature tells them different parts of information needed for learning. Read more about 'Fabulous Features of Non Fiction Books'...

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Nature Creations

We had an afternoon being creative with nature and using the items we found outside, to create critters and bugs. Read more about 'Nature Creations'...

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Room 2 Getting on with Learning at Home

Trying to be motivated and resilient, especially with the challenges that arise from our technology issues, need for support and time needed to get tasks done, can be difficult at times. Read more about 'Room 2 Getting on with Learning at Home'...

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What do I see

We discussed vocabulary to do with our eyes and vision, how we see and what we see. We brainstormed many different words for ‘look’ and came up with a great list. Read more about 'What do I see'...

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Measurement Exploration

We have used both non-standard units and standard units to measure. It was interesting learning how to line up the blocks and cubes, learning to write down what we used... Read more about 'Measurement Exploration'...

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