Wednesday, 24 May 2017


This term we have been learning about Instructions. Some of us bought in some examples of instructions to share with the rest of the class. We hope you enjoy them!

Beach Frogs by the Girafffes Group

Today the Giraffes Group read the text 'Beach Frogs'. They used popplet to share the main facts from the story, they are learning to pick out important bits of information and share them with others. 

Tuesday, 23 May 2017

Dot Meharry- Rhinos Group

The Rhinos Group (Varun, Isla, Seth and Fatima) created popplets about Dot Meharry who is a famous children's author.

Monday, 22 May 2017

Monkeys Group- Saving Hoppo

Today the Monkeys Group (Aryan, Lara, Jayvyn and Khalisha) created pic collages about Hoppo the rabbit from their story 'Saving Hoppo'. 

Monkeys Group- Living Near a Volcano

Today the Monkeys Group (Ayaan, Jesse and Aaroosh) used facts from the story to create a pic collage about Mount Etna. 

Room 15s Pepehas

Yesterday Room 15 were learning about their pepeha and we decided to use puppet pals in order to share our own pepeha.

Here is the link to the playlist: CLICK HERE

Super Strawberries by the Elephants Group

Today the Elephants Group (Shanaya, Acsayah, Ethan and Joey) read the story 'Super Strawberries'. Their task was to insert three relevant pictures from the text and write three facts about strawberries. 

Catching Sprats by the Rhinos Group

Today the Rhinos group (Fatima, Varun, Isaac, Isla and Seth) read an article about catching sprats. They had to use the information provided to create instructions about how to catch sprats. 

Quick as a Wink by the Giraffes

Today the Giraffes group (Isabel, Trinity and Claudia) created pic collages about their article on hedgehogs. They were learning how to pick out the main ideas and information from the text. 

Sunday, 21 May 2017

Feeding the birds by Mahathi

Today Mahathi created a pic collage about her story called 'Feeding the birds'. She sequenced the steps of how to create a bird feeder and took the photo all by herself! 

Simple Machines

Last Friday our class went to Room 18 to learn about the inclined plane for our inquiry topic about simple machines. Here are some photos of the extended abstract thinking they did!! 

Tigers Group- The flying Fish

Today the Tigers group (Ryan and Adithya) created pic collages about their story 'The flying Fish'. They focused on the blend fl and wrote as many words as they could!

Thursday, 18 May 2017

Ava's Pulley

After learning about simple machines, Ava was very inspired and went home and made her own pulley! Well done Ava, you are very clever!

Wednesday, 17 May 2017

Wibbly wobbly tooth by the Monkeys group

Today the Monkeys group looked at endings from the text 'Wibbly Wobbly Tooth' and created a Pic Collage to share some examples. 

by Khalisha and Jayvyn

Tuesday, 16 May 2017

Extraordinary Earthworms by the Rhinos Group

Today the Rhinos Group completed Popplets about Earthworms and used facts from the story about what earthworms look like, where they live and about worm farms. 

Monday, 15 May 2017

White Sunday by the Giraffes group

Today the Giraffes Group (Ava, Claudia, Trinity and Isabel) created popplets about the text 'White Sunday'. Their task was to write facts about White Sunday that they learnt from the text and to insert a picture.