Remote Learning – Friday October

P-2 Investigation Project – Middle Island Warrnambool

Creating a little penguin habitat

Today you will engage in the following activities to learn more about the Little Penguins’ habitat on Middle Island. 

  • Watch short videos about the Little Penguin habitat to learn new facts and get a closer view of what the habitat looks like.
  • Create your very own Little Penguin habitat using what you have learnt.
  • You may like to use a shoe box, paper, magazines, glue, pencils and textas to create your habitat. Watch the video ‘Shoe box habitat’ (below) for some tips on creating your habitat.

 

 

Making a diorama

Use these examples below to help you for ideas.

Sounds Write

As a Sounds Write follow-up please access a decodable reader for your child to practice ‘saying the sounds and reading the words’.

Session A reader – Click on the link below:

Dot and Dan

Session B reader – Click on the link below:

Meg and Jim’s Sled Trip

Extended Code reader – Click on the link below:

Tracking with Uncle Joe

International talk like a Pirate Day!

Tomorrow is International Talk Like a Pirate Day! Click on the link below to access pirate themed mindfulness colouring in for some early holiday fun!

Pirate themed mindfulness colouring

Big Life Boost Activities

 

Remote Learning Friday 9th October

Reading (20 minutes)

Use Wushka or your take home readers

Learning intention – We are learning to read our readers fluently.
Success Criteria –

  • I can read with a clear voice.
  • I can read in phrases (words together).
  • I can notice and use the punctuation.
  • I can use expression when I am reading.

 

Writing

Fluency– Use the sheet provided from school if you still have it and trace over or write the alphabet. Ensure that your child is focusing using correct pencil grip along with the correct starting position.

Activity-

Write a list of things you really enjoyed about being back at school this week.

or

Write a recount about what you saw yesterday when the river flooded our school.

 

Maths

Fluency (15 minutes)
Trace over the number sheet or practice writing numbers- 
Ensure that you start in the correct starting position

Prep – Solving multiplication sums – making and drawing rows of 2

Learning Intention:
We are learning to solve multiplication sums.
Success Criteria:

  • I can read the sum.
  • I can make and draw an array with rows of 2.
  • I can find the total by using my 2’s skip counting pattern.
  • I can record my answer.

 

Watch the videos below for instructions.

Making Arrays

Learning Intention:
We are learning to make arrays.
Success Criteria:
Prep: I can make an array with rows of 2, and find the total skip counting by 2’s.
Grade 1: I can arrays with rows of 2 and 5, and find the total skip counting by 2’s and 5’s.
Grade 2: I can make arrays with rows of 2, 5 and 3, and find the total skip counting by 2’s, 5’s and 3’s.

Prep 

Arrays – making rows of 2 and 5.

Roll a dice (6 sided) and create arrays. For example, the student rolls a 3 and then makes an array of 3 rows of 5.

Record your sums and answers on a sheet if you can.

Watch the video for an example.

Grade 1/2- Repeated Addition 

Learning Intention:
We are learning to solve multiplication sums.
Success Criteria:

  • I can make an array to match my dice rolls.
  • I can make equal groups to match my dice rolls.
  • I can draw my array and groups of.
  • I can use repeated addition to add up my rows of, or groups of.

Grade 1
Roll 2 six sided dice and make equal groups and an array to match the numbers rolled.

Draw the equal groups  and the array into your maths book. Write the repeated addition sum to match.

*Watch the video below for instructions.

Grade 2
Roll 2 six sided dice and make equal groups and an array to match the numbers rolled.

Draw the equal groups  and the array into your maths book and write the sum to match.

*Watch the video below for instructions.

Extension – use a spinner or 10 sided dice to complete the activity.

(Google online spinners or dice rollers if you don’t have one to use at home).

 

 

 

Remote Learning Thursday 8th October

P-2 Investigation Project – Middle Island Warrnambool

Some family movies that you may find appropriate to watch with your children include: Oddball G, Penguins of Madagascar G, Mr Popper’s Penguins G, Happy Feet G.

Today you will engage in the following activities to learn more about the Little Penguins that live on Middle Island. 

  • Read/Listen to facts about the Little Penguins.
  • Watch short videos about the Little Penguins to learn new facts and get a close up of what they look like.
  • Create your very own Little Penguin using what you have learnt about them.

 

Read the following facts about Little Penguins with a parent or sibling:

Click on the link below. http://www.warrnamboolpenguins.com.au/sites/warrnamboolpenguins.com.au/files/documents/2706%20penguin%20fact%20sheet.pdf 

Watch the following videos to learn more about Little Penguins in Australia and the Little Penguins and Maremma dogs on Middle Island.

 

Create your very own Little Penguin using what you have learnt about them.

Use some dark blue/black and white play dough/plasticine to make a model of a Little Penguin  (if you only have other colours, that is ok). An alternative could be to make it out of paper, cardboard, toilet roll or paper cups (as long as it stands up by itself).

Below are some ideas for creating your penguin.
The Little Penguins on Middle Island are navy blue in colour and do not have orange beaks or feet. 

*We would love to see your Little Penguins! Please send a photo to your teacher.

Click on the link for instructions on how to make the cardboard/toilet roll penguin: http://www.papercraftsforchildren.com/2011/08/25/cardboard-roll-penguin/

The following video shows you how to make a penguin using a clear plastic bottle and some cotton wool or cushion filler. Watch up to 3 minutes 20 seconds. (Little penguins don’t live in igloos!)

 

 

Remote Learning Wednesday 7th October

Remote Learning – Friday September 18th

P-2 Investigation Project – Middle Island Warrnambool

This project will involve investigating (Week 8), designing (Week 9) and creating (Week 10) a persuasive poster highlighting why we should be protecting the penguins on Middle Island,  Warrnambool.

(Some family movies that you may find appropriate to watch with your children during these weeks. These include: Oddball G, Penguins of Madagascar G, Mr Popper’s Penguins G, Happy Feet G).

Maremma Dogs – Amazing Protectors!

Oddball and the Penguins (2 mins 36 seconds)

Finishing your poster and sharing your understanding:

Put the finishing touches to your poster about the little penguins on Middle Island. Sit with a partner, sibling or Mum and Dad and ‘show and tell’ your poster to them. Tell them the amazing facts you have learnt during this investigation.

Check your poster against the rubric below.

*Please send your teacher a photo of the completed poster.

Extra Little Penguin Activities:

Little Penguin Colouring In

Click on the link below to print off the Little Penguin Word Search activity:
Little Penguin Word Search

International talk like a Pirate Day!

Tomorrow is International Talk Like a Pirate Day! Click on the link below to access pirate themed mindfulness colouring in for some early holiday fun!

Pirate themed mindfulness colouring

Big Life Boost Activities

BIG LIFE BOOST_F-2_Term3, Week10_2020_DG

 

Remote Learning Thursday 17th September

P-2 Investigation Project – Middle Island Warrnambool

This project will involve investigating (Week 8), designing (Week 9) and creating (Week 10) a persuasive poster highlighting why we should be protecting the penguins on Middle Island in Warrnambool.

Some family movies that you may find appropriate to watch with your children during these weeks. These include: Oddball G, Penguins of Madagascar G, Mr Popper’s Penguins G, Happy Feet G

 

Week 10 

*Please send your teacher a photo of the completed poster.

Today you will complete a good copy your poster. Last week your draft may have included the following things:

  • Interesting words and sentences from Week 8’s lesson.
  • A heading.
  • Pictures from magazines, computer printed or hand drawn.
  • Eye catching colours.
  • A map of Middle Island.

Here is an example of a completed poster.

 

Below are videos and pictures to help you complete your poster.

 

Below are some stories and information that you may also like to listen to.

Information about penguins

About little penguins

You may also like to have a go at labelling a penguin

Penguin label

Here are some photos of penguins that you may also like to use

Little Penguin Habitat middle island pictures

Sounds Write

As a Sounds Write follow-up please access a decodable reader for your child to practice ‘saying the sounds and reading the words’.

Session A reader – Click on the link below:

We Can’t Stop

Session B reader – Click on the link below:

Will is up at bat

Extended Code reader – Click on the link below:

Queen Bee Needs to be Free

 

Big Life Boost Activities

BIG LIFE BOOST_F-2_Term3, Week10_2020_DG

Remote Learning – Wednesday 16th September

Reading (20 minutes)

*Your child must use Wushka or ActiveLearn to access new books. Students will not receive new readers from school.

Learning intention – We are learning to read our readers fluently.
Success Criteria –

  • I can read with a clear voice.
  • I can read in phrases (words together).
  • I can notice and use the punctuation.
  • I can use expression when I am reading.

Sounds Write – 20 minutes

Dictation- listen to the dictation clip below to learn how to do dictation at home with your child. Read your child’s dictation aloud to them. Ensure you read the full sentence followed by only one word at a time. Once you have finished your dictation please send a photo to your classroom teacher via SeeSaw. Please ensure that your child sounds out the words independently. This will be used as an assessment task, do not worry if your child does not record all sounds. Encourage them to record all of the sounds that they know.

*Please send a photo of your child’s dictation to the classroom teacher via Seesaw.

Learning intentionWe are learning to say the sounds and write the words.

Session A Dictation (Miss O/Mrs Ryans Webex Group)- Did Mum let the cat run on the rug? Dad cut the fig in the red pan.

After completing the dictation task the children are to read the following text to revise ‘’ and practice ‘saying the sounds and reading the words’. Click on the link below:

Session A reader – Click on the link below:

Can you see 3?

Session B Dictation (Mrs Kenna/Mrs Barlings Webex Group) –  When Chad took Tash to the shop to get a snack for lunch, he quickly stuck the hot chips into his black backpack.

After completing the dictation task the children are to read the following text to practice ‘saying the sounds and reading the words’. Click on the link below:

Session B reader – Click on the link below:

Will is up at bat

Extended Code Dictation – Sally lost the key and got down on her knees to see beneath the green seat. She got back up on her feet as she could only see a baby dolly, but no key! 

After completing the dictation task the children are to read the following text to revise and practice ‘saying the sounds and reading the words’. Click on the link below:

Extended Code reader – Click on the link below:

Queen Bee Needs to be Free

Sight Word Follow Up – Use the letter tiles that you received in your first remote learning pack. Spell your sight words/sounds-write words using these tiles

Optional Webex Meeting for P/1O, P/1R, 1/2B & 2K– Refer to the codes sent to you via SeeSaw. This is an opportunity for the whole class to touch base and to ask questions.

 

Writing

Learning intention – We are learning to choose a topic to write about.
Success Criteria-

  • I can make a choice about what I want to write about.
  • I can talk about my ideas for writing.
  • I can say the sounds and write the words.
  • I can write my ideas into sentences.
  • I can reread my writing and check that it makes sense.
  • I can check to make sure I have included capital letters and full stops.

Maths

Fluency (15 minutes)
Trace over the number sheet-  
Ensure that you start in the correct starting position
Counting goal- 
Practice your individual counting goal.

Learning intention- We are learning to recognise and know our ‘partners for 10’.
Success Criteria–

  • I can recognise and say the numbers to 10.
  • I can say some ‘partners for ten’ such as 5 and 5, 10 and 0, 9 and 1.
  • I can say all of the ‘partners for 10’.
  • I can quickly say all of the ‘ ‘partners for 10’.

Warm up – Partners for 10

Resources – deck of cards.

See video below for instructions on how to play this game.

Prep – Practice turning over the cards and saying the matching ‘partner for 10’. Use counters (two different colours or types) placed in a tens frame formation (see below) to help you work out the partners for 10.

Grade One & Two – Practice turning over the cards and saying the matching ‘partner for 10’. You may need to use a tens frame (above) to help you to work out and learn your ‘partners for 10’ facts. As you gain more confidence this week you can time yourself. Try to improve on the time it takes to say all ‘partners for 10’.

Challenge: Can you identify all the ‘partners for 10’ in one minute or less?

Activities for today-

Prep- 2 X Colour fun 

  • This activity can be found in the resource pack.

Prior to this activity please have the conversation with your child that the x can be read as rows of. Solve the sums using counters at home and colour the section with the corresponding colour.

Year One & Two:

Grade 1- Multiplication – IXL tasks – Click on the links below:

Skip counting with tables

Practising Year 1 maths: ‘Skip-counting patterns – with table

Sequences – count up and down.

Practising Year 1 maths: ‘Sequences – count up and down by 1, 2, 3, 5 and 10’

Even or odd numbers

Practising Year 1 maths: ‘Even or odd numbers on number lines’

Extension

Practising Year 2 maths: ‘Identify multiplication expressions for arrays’

 

Grade 2 Multiplication – IXL tasks – click on the links below:

Practising Year 2 maths: ‘Identify multiplication expressions for arrays’

Practising Year 2 maths: ‘Write multiplication sentences for arrays’

Multiplication sentences (Year 2 maths practice)

Extension –

Multiplication sentences (Year 3 maths practice)

Art

http://missdalesart.edublogs.org

Remote Learning- Tuesday 15th September

Reading (20 minutes)

*Your child must use Wushka or ActiveLearn to access new books. Students will not receive new readers from school.

Learning intention – We are learning to read our readers fluently.
Success Criteria –

  • I can read with a clear voice.
  • I can read in phrases (words together).
  • I can notice and use the punctuation.
  • I can use expression when I am reading.

Wushka Task – Sign in and complete your assigned task.

https://wushka.com.au/login/

  • Books have been allocated to your child
  • Read your allocated books more than once before you answer the questions. P/1 students may need a parent to read the questions. Please do not give your child the answer or influence their answers in any way. This will only tell us what you know – not what your child knows.
  • Read one allocated book from the Reading Group box today. Complete the matching comprehension/quiz questions.

*Please note, your teacher will be checking to see how you went with this task.

Watch Mrs Kenna’s video below to understand how to read a Wushka text. Mrs Kenna ‘thinks aloud’ to show how to read the text carefully, and attend to the pictures and ideas in the story. She also shows how to answer the quiz questions after reading.

 

Sounds Write

Learning Intention – We are learning to ‘say the sounds and read the word’, and ‘say the sounds and write the word’.
Success Criteria –

  • I can say the sounds in a word.
  • I can say the sounds in order (segment).
  • I can say the sounds and read the word (blend).
  • I can say the sounds and write the word using correct letter formation.

Session A and B

This week we won’t be doing Webex meetings for Sounds Write. Instead the children will be able to watch a video of their session. Please encourage your child to ‘say the sounds and read the word’ with the teacher and then ‘say the sounds and write the word’. Feel free to stop the video to give your child time to do these things.

Session A

Session B

Use the speed read sheet below to ‘say the sounds and read the words’.

speed read sheet unit 11 th, ck, wh

Extended Code

Students working on Extended Code do not have Webex meetings for Sounds Write and will complete their tasks independently, using resources located below. The activities are also explained in the video below.

Sounds Write home activities – week 10 & Week 1

O – word cards

Extended Code Speed Read Sheet Week 10 and Week 1

Crow’s Note

Sounds~Write Follow up – Write your sight words/sounds~write words in rainbow colours.

Optional Webex Meeting for P/1O & P/1R– Refer to the codes sent to you via SeeSaw. This is an opportunity for the whole class to touch base and to ask questions.

NO WEBEX CHECK-IN TODAY FOR 1/2B OR 2K – Please note there will be no 11.15 am check in Webex Meetings for 1/2B or 2K as Mrs Barling and Mrs Kenna are on-site today.

Writing

Fluency– Use the sheet provided from school to trace over/write the alphabet. Ensure that your child is focusing using correct pencil grip along with the correct starting position.

Learning Intention –
We are learning to plan and write a persuasive piece of writing.

Success Criteria

  • I can talk about my ideas and reason.
  • I can draw a picture to support my reason.
  • I can write keywords to support my reason.
  • I can draw and write keywords to support two or three reasons.

*Listen to the story ‘Why I love Footy?’.

Think and talk about what sport or pastime you love and why. 

Why I love ……..

Look at the examples provided below and write about a sport or pastime that you enjoy and the reasons why.

*Examples only, please do not copy.

I love  ________  because ______________ .

Prep- Write a range of short repetitive sentences. For example:

I Love footy because I like to play with my friends.

I love footy because I can get muddy!

Grade 1–  Include two or more reasons.

I love tennis because I play it in the summer.  I can play tennis with my big sister and sometimes I win!

Grade 2-  Include two or more reasons.

I absolutely love playing with Lego! I enjoy building things with Mum and Dad. I love the challenge of following instructions to build challenging objects. When I’m finished building I even get to play with my creation.

Maths

Fluency (15 minutes)
Trace over the number sheet-  
Ensure that you start in the correct starting position
Counting goal- 
Practice your individual counting goal.

Learning intention- We are learning to recognise and know our ‘partners for 10’.
Success Criteria–

  • I can recognise and say the numbers to 10.
  • I can say some ‘partners for ten’ such as 5 and 5, 10 and 0, 9 and 1.
  • I can say all of the ‘partners for 10’.
  • I can quickly say all of the ‘ ‘partners for 10’.

Warm up – Partners for 10

Resources – deck of cards.

See video below for instructions on how to play this game.

Prep – Practice turning over the cards and saying the matching ‘partner for 10’. Use counters (two different colours or types) placed in a tens frame formation (see below) to help you work out the partners for 10.

Grade One & Two – Practice turning over the cards and saying the matching ‘partner for 10’. You may need to use a tens frame (above) to help you to work out and learn your ‘partners for 10’ facts. As you gain more confidence this week you can time yourself. Try to improve on the time it takes to say all ‘partners for 10’.

Challenge: Can you identify all the ‘partners for 10’ in one minute or less?

Activities for today-

Prep-

Rows of 2 worksheet

Count the rows of two using skip counting. Write the sum to match the picture.

Year One & Two:

 

Grade One-

Subtraction – IXL tasks – Click on the links below.

Subtracting 3

Subtracting 3 (Year 1 maths practice)

Subtracting 5

Subtracting 5 (Year 1 maths practice)

Subtracting Number Sentences

Practising Year 1 maths: ‘Ways to make a number – subtraction sentences’

Extension

Subtracting Doubles

Subtract doubles (Year 2 maths practice)

 

Grade Two-

Subtraction – IXL tasks – click on the links below:

Subtraction with pictures

Subtraction with pictures (Year 2 maths practice)

Write the subtraction sentence.

Practising Year 2 maths: ‘Write subtraction sentences to describe pictures – up to 18’

Subtraction Word Problems

Practising Year 2 maths: ‘Subtraction word problems – up to 18’

Extension:

Subtracting Word Problems

Practising Year 3 maths: ‘Subtract numbers up to three digits – word problems’

 

Specialist Blog for today- Science

Mr A’s Science – http://woodfordscience.global2.vic.edu.au

Remote Learning Monday 14th September

Reading (20 minutes)

*Your child must use Wushka or ActiveLearn to access new books. Students will not receive new readers from school.

Learning intention – We are learning to read our readers fluently.
Success Criteria –

  • I can read with a clear voice.
  • I can read in phrases (words together).
  • I can notice and use the punctuation.
  • I can use expression when I am reading.

Wushka Task – Sign in and complete your assigned task.

https://wushka.com.au/login/

  • Books have been allocated to your child
  • Read your allocated books more than once before you answer the questions. P/1 students may need a parent to read the questions. Please do not give your child the answer or influence their answers in any way. This will only tell us what you know – not what your child knows.
  • Read only one allocated book from the Reading Group box today and one tomorrow. Complete the matching comprehension/quiz questions.

*Please note, your teacher will be checking to see how you went with this task.

Watch Mrs Kenna’s video below to understand how to read a Wushka text. Mrs Kenna ‘thinks aloud’ to show how to read the text carefully, and attend to the pictures and ideas in the story. She also shows how to answer the quiz questions after reading.

Sounds Write

Learning Intention – We are learning to ‘say the sounds and read the word’, and ‘say the sounds and write the word’.
Success Criteria –

  • I can say the sounds in a word.
  • I can say the sounds in order (segment).
  • I can say the sounds and read the word (blend).
  • I can say the sounds and write the word using correct letter formation.

Session A and B

This week we won’t be doing Webex meetings for Sounds Write. Instead the children will be able to watch a video of their session instead. Please encourage your child to say the sounds and read the word with the teacher and then say the sounds and write the word. Feel free to stop the video to give your child time to do these things.

Session A

Session B

speed read sheet unit 11 th, ck, wh

Read your Speed Read sheet Unit 11 (picture of a truck)

Extended Code

Students working on Extended Code do not have Webex meetings for Sounds Write and will complete their tasks independently, using resources located below. The activities are also explained in the video below.

Sounds Write home activities – week 10 & Week 1

O – word cards

Extended Code Speed Read Sheet Week 10 and Week 1

Crow’s Note

 

Optional Webex Meeting for P/1R, 1/2B & 2K– Refer to the codes sent to you via SeeSaw. This is an opportunity for the whole class to touch base and to ask questions.

Writing

Fluency– Use the sheet provided from school to trace over/write the alphabet. Ensure that your child is focusing using correct pencil grip along with the correct starting position.

Learning Intention – We are learning to write about a familiar event.
Success Criteria

  • I can talk about the event.
  • I can write ideas into a plan.
  • I can use my plan to write about an event in order.
  • I can add a sizzling start or adjectives to make my writing more interesting.
  • I can read over and check my writing.
  • I can make changes to my writing.

Recount  – Sensory Walk (choose one sense – sight, hearing, smell, touch or taste)

Think about your sensory walk from the weekend. 

Use your photos and notes in your notebook to write about your sensory walk. 

Prep –

Draw a picture and write a sentence to match, e.g. On my sensory walk I could smell the muddy river. 

Grade 1-

On Saturday I had an incredible sensory walk! I could feel the cold wind blowing against my face.

Grade 2 –

On Saturday I had an incredible sensory walk! I could smell the eucalyptus in the tall gum trees. The Merri River felt icy on my little fingers.

Maths

Fluency (15 minutes)
Trace over the number sheet-  
Ensure that you start in the correct starting position
Counting goal- 
Practice your individual counting goal.

Learning intention- We are learning to recognise and know our ‘partners for 10’.
Success Criteria–

  • I can recognise and say the numbers to 10.
  • I can say some ‘partners for ten’ such as 5 and 5, 10 and 0, 9 and 1.
  • I can say all of the ‘partners for 10’.
  • I can quickly say all of the ‘ ‘partners for 10’.

Warm up – Partners for 10

Resources – deck of cards.

See video below for instructions on how to play this game.

Prep – Practice turning over the cards and saying the matching ‘partner for 10’. Use counters (two different colours or types) placed in a tens frame formation (see below) to help you work out the partners for 10.

Grade One & Two – Practice turning over the cards and saying the matching ‘partner for 10’. You may need to use a tens frame (above) to help you to work out and learn your ‘partners for 10’ facts. As you gain more confidence this week you can time yourself. Try to improve on the time it takes to say all ‘partners for 10’.

Challenge: Can you identify all the ‘partners for 10’ in one minute or less?

Prep

Rows of 2 worksheet 

Count the rows of two using skip counting. Write the total beside the picture.

Grade 1

Addition – IXL tasks – Click on the links below:

Addition sums to 10

Practising Year 1 maths: ‘Addition facts – sums up to 10’

Addition sums to 20

Practising Year 1 maths: ‘Addition facts – sums up to 20’

Make a number using addition sums to 20

Practising Year 1 maths: ‘Make a number using addition – sums up to 20’

Extension

Write an addition sentence for arrays to 10.

Practising Year 2 maths: ‘Write addition sentences for arrays: sums to 10’

Grade 2

Addition – IXL tasks – click on the links below:

Write an addition sentence for arrays to 10. 

https://au.ixl.com/math/year-2/write-addition-sentences-for-arrays-sums-to-10

Identify repeated addition in arrays to 10

https://au.ixl.com/math/year-2/identify-repeated-addition-in-arrays-sums-to-10

Identify repeated addition in arrays to 25

https://au.ixl.com/math/year-2/identify-repeated-addition-in-arrays-sums-to-25

Extension –

Add 2 two digit numbers

https://au.ixl.com/math/year-3/add-two-two-digit-numbers-with-regrouping

 

Specialist: MUSIC

Mrs Dowie – http://mrsdowie1.global2.vic.edu.au/

Remote Learning Guide – Term 3-Week 10 & Term 4-Week 1.

PREP/ONE/TWO- REMOTE LEARNING GUIDE

Click on the link below to view or print the Remote Learning Guide for Term 3-Week 10 & Term 4-Week 1.

Please continue to access our blog for a full outline of daily activities.

Hard copy packs are available from the office.

All worksheets and additional resources are included in this pack.

Remote Learning Guide T3_Wk10_T4_Wk1

Prep – Sky/Grass/Dirt Lined Paper

sky grass dirt lined paper