Author Archives: DePrada Rachael

Getting Along Strategies

Getting Along Strategies

In 1/2 D this week we have been thinking hard about how to Get Along with each other. We are currently working on a puzzle that is full of different strategies to help remind us how to get along. Some of these strategies include:

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Basketball skills with Mr K

Basketball skills with Mr K

In sport this week we have been practicing our basketball skills. This week we learnt how to do a chest pass and a bounce pass. We worked with partners to play the game ‘bump’. We had such a great time out in the sunshine on this beautiful winters day. Check out our pictures below.

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Number lines with tricky numbers

Number lines with tricky numbers

During maths this week we have been working hard to create accurate number lines with a range of 1, 2 and 3 digit numbers, and sometimes we even used decimals! Below is a selection of photos that shows our great work. Come in to the classroom if you would like to see more.

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We know how to Get Along!

We know how to Get Along!

In grade 1/2 we have been learning lots of different ways to Get Along with each other. Some of the great strategies that we have come up with include:

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Scarecrows… a work in progress.

Scarecrows… a work in progress.

The grade 1/2 students have been working hard on Wednesday afternoons to create some scarecrows to protect our plants in the veggie patch. Check out the photos of our scarecrows below, along with some of our beautiful produce that we are growing!

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Beautiful Broadbeans and Stunning Sunflowers

Beautiful Broadbeans and Stunning Sunflowers

As part of our integrated unit “Watch It Grow!” we  have been growing lots of different seeds and watching how things develop from a seed into a seedling. One thing we have noticed is that our sunflowers and broadbeans have grown best when we keep them inside overnight. We think this happens because the plants don’t get too cold or get frost bite.

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Friday Fun Maths!

Friday Fun Maths!

Friday means “Friday Fun Maths!” in grade 1/2. This is a time when we revise concepts that we have learnt over the past few weeks. This weeks activities included:

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Why is it important to make healthy choices?

Why is it important to make healthy choices?

Today we thought about what the word healthy means. We thought of lots of different things, like eating healthy food, exercising, getting enough sleep, brushing your teeth and personal hygiene.

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Ways to be kind in grade 1/2

Ways to be kind in grade 1/2

Today at school we thought about some different ways that we can be kind to each other. Here are some of the ideas that we came up with:

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Shapes within shapes

Shapes within shapes

Did you know that there are shapes WITHIN shapes? We were amazed!

The grade 1/2 classes have been learning all about 2D shapes this week. We have learnt about the different properties of shapes, their names, and how many corners or edges they have. Today we looked at how some shapes can be constructed by other smaller 2D shapes.

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