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Year 1 News, Term 2 Week 8

12 June 2018 Brigitte McNamara 0

LITERACY We continue our focus of transformation exploring the setting, characters and plot of our final book for our literacy focus… The Troll, written by Julia Donaldson. We have been discussing the troll as a main character and his quest to find a goat to eat! Next week we move into transforming the plot through using different verbs and synonyms […Read more]

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Year 1 News in Week 6

26 May 2018 Brigitte McNamara 0

LITERACY We continue our focus of transformation exploring the setting, characters and plot of various books. Year One students have enjoyed exploring our third story for our literacy focus; Stuck, written by Oliver Jeffers. We have been discussing the main character Floyd and his interesting ideas about how to get his kite out of the tree. Next week we move […Read more]

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Year 1 News in Week 5

15 May 2018 Brigitte McNamara 0

Can you believe it is the beginning of Week 5 already and halfway through Term 2! Year 1 experienced a very busy Week 4. Read on to find out what we’ve been up to and some of the exciting things to come… LITERACY We continue with our literacy focus of transformation exploring the setting, characters and plot of various books. […Read more]

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Year 1 News

29 March 2018 Brigitte McNamara 0

LITERACY This term has focused on appreciation with Mem Fox books as the main source of inspiration. Children chose their favourite Mem Fox book and explained why they made this choice, as well as chose a book to connect with and drew on their individual experiences to connect with the events and characters. We also investigated the techniques illustrators use […Read more]

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One Wonderful World

16 March 2018 Brigitte McNamara 0

ENGLISH Our Term 1 topic on Appreciation continues and we turn our focus on making connections between characters and the events in a story with those in our own lives. Students have begun reading Boo to a Goose (another tale by Mem Fox) and are investigating alliteration, repetition, as well as, rewriting parts of the story.     Another wonderful […Read more]