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Year 1 News in Week 10, Term 2

22 June 2018 Brigitte McNamara 0

LITERACY As we wrap up Term 2, students have been reflecting on what it means to ‘transform’ a story. Over the term they have written fabulous transformations of Imagine, Where the Wild Things Are, Stuck and The Troll. Next term we look forward to exploring the difference between imaginative and informative texts. In particular, we consider Can you learn facts […Read more]

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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]