Year 1 News

ONE WONDERFUL WORLD – Term 2 Week 8 Newsletter

14 June 2019 Edmund Sze 0

ENGLISH We continue to focus on “Author’s Purpose” using the text the The Bad-Tempered Ladybird as well as looking closer at how authors persuade readers. At home: we encourage you to discuss the characters in books; Is the character based on a living on non-living object? Is that character similar to someone you know? What facial expressions can you see […Read more]

Year 1 News

Year 1 Newsletter Term 2 Week 6

31 May 2019 Edmund Sze 0

ENGLISH We continue to focus on “Author’s Purpose” and “What’s inside a book?” through an investigation of Eric Carle books. This fortnight focussing on The Very Hungry Caterpillar and moving onto The Bad-Tempered Ladybird. Year One students are beginning to explore the idea that characters can be created from any living or non-living object and given human qualities. At home: […Read more]

Year 1 News

One Wonderful World – Year 1 Newsletter – Term 2 Week 4

17 May 2019 Edmund Sze 0

TERM 2 REMINDERS As we settle into the term, the Year 1 team would like to gently remind families to take note of the following grade procedures and expectations: Morning drop off – all children to be dropped on Level 1 before 7:55am. Only when the bell rings, can they come upstairs to their classes. All children should be in […Read more]

No Picture
Year 1 News

Year 1 Newsletter, Term 1 Week 10

4 April 2019 Edmund Sze 0

ONE WONDERFUL WORLD Year One’s Newsletter – 4th April 2018 ENGLISH We conclude our study of the focus question: What makes it good? The children choose their favourite Mem Fox book and explained their rationale, as well as made connections to the text and their own experiences. This was a wonderful unit of exploring the different techniques author’s use to […Read more]

No Picture
Year 1 News

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]

Year 1 News

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]

Year 1 News

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]