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ONE WONDERFUL WORLD Year One’s Newsletter – 19th March 2019

22 March 2019 Edmund Sze 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 rhyme, repetition, as well as rewriting parts of the story. Children created a collage […Read more]

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One Wonderful World – Term 1 Week 6

8 March 2019 Edmund Sze 0

English We continue exploring the focus question: What makes it good? with books by Mem Fox. We have now read Hattie and the Fox and looked at how repetition is used in text to make it enjoyable for children. Children have had an opportunity to explore retelling the story through drama and adding their own repeating expressions. Camera Words Our […Read more]

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Year One Newsletter Term 1 Week 4

22 February 2019 Edmund Sze 0

A very warm welcome to all families of Year One for 2019, particularly those new to the AISHK community. We have been so impressed with the students’ confidence and maturity in settling into the new school year and would like to extend our appreciation to you all for your support in preparing them for this transition. Our Year One newsletter […Read more]

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Year 1 Newsletter, Term 4 Week 8

30 November 2018 AJ Dyka 0

Literacy How do we create characters? Year One students have continued exploring Aaron Blabey’s amazing stories this fortnight. We’ve read “The Dreadful Fluff”, which had the children exploring what characteristics and actions determine heroes and villains in stories. They reflected on the ways authors create characters that are interesting and unique. Students then used everything they have learnt to create […Read more]

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Year 1 Newsletter, Term 4 Week 6

16 November 2018 AJ Dyka 0

Firstly, we would like to thank all our dedicated Year One parents for their help and assistance with our school fair and our Year One stalls.  Both the “Over the Rainbow Hair Salon” and “Friendship Bracelet” stalls were a huge success made possible by our many parent helpers.  We hope you all enjoyed the day! Literacy What types of punctuation […Read more]

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Year 1 Newsletter, Term 4 Week 4

2 November 2018 AJ Dyka 0

Literacy How do we create characters? Year One students have been exploring this question by discussing characters in literature by Aaron Blabey. Over the last fortnight, we have been considering how Sunday Chutney is depicted through actions and emotions. Sunday is a complex character with many likes, dislikes and feelings. Year One students thought about how they may be depicted […Read more]