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Year 3 Newsletter Term 3 Week 6

29 August 2019 Edmund Sze 0

Welcome to our next edition of the Year 3 Newsletter. Our classrooms have certainly been overbrimming with learning and investigations. English We are wrapping up the study of our book, Ziba Came on a Boat. The students are starting to understand from which perspective a story is being told and have empathised with the plight of Ziba and her family from […Read more]

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Year 3 Term 3 Week 4 Newsletter

15 August 2019 Brigitte McNamara 0

Another busy fortnight in Year 3 comes to a close as we hit the almost halfway mark of Term 3 (!!!). Here is a recap of what we have been learning about and what’s in store for the coming weeks: English Public Speaking As part of our Public Speaking Unit, students have been starting to write and present their own […Read more]

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Year 3 & 8 Mathematics Investigation

14 August 2019 Edmund Sze 0

The Year 3’s current mathematics investigation required students to create a maths multiplication quiz for people in various age groups, then mark and record the results. The secondary mathematics department was kind enough to allow the Year 3 students to quiz the Year 8 students. The quiz focused only on multiplication. Year 3’s have been learning about the basics of […Read more]

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Year 3 Term 3 Week 2 Newsletter

2 August 2019 Edmund Sze 0

Another week comes to a close, and what a busy week it has been in Year 3! Here is a brief recap of Week 2, and what we have to look forward to in Week 3: English We started this term by reading ‘Ziba Came on a Boat’ and in groups, we sequenced some images from the text in order. […Read more]

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Year 3 Newsletter Term 2 Week 8

13 June 2019 Edmund Sze 0

Parents, Thank you to all the parents who were able to attend the student led conferences. I know the students were extremely happy to show you around our classroom and for you to see all their hard work. Have a look through the Learning Journey over the holidays and ask them about some of the work they are proud of […Read more]

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Year 3 Newsletter Term 2 Week 6

29 May 2019 Edmund Sze 0

Parents, With Week 6 coming to an end, here’s a quick recap and what’s in store for Week 7 and beyond: English In English, we have been learning how to write a story to entertain an audience. Students are at various stages of the writing process. They have engaged in planning, drafting, self-assessing and providing feedback to classmates. They are […Read more]

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Year 3 Newsletter – Term 2 Week 4

16 May 2019 Edmund Sze 0

English This week we continued exploring various strategies to expand our writing. We brainstormed a range of heroes, villains, settings and problems as a whole class. We have also used a thesaurus to find a wider and more diverse range of descriptive ‘wow’ words. Next week we will continue with various planning and writing strategies and move onto dynamic dialogue […Read more]

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Year 3 Newsletter, Term 2 Week 2

2 May 2019 Edmund Sze 0

Parents, It has been a great start to term two. The students certainly had plenty of stories to share of their exciting holiday adventures both abroad and in this buzzing metropolis that we are so lucky to be part of. We have welcomed one new student in 3H; Lara Hurley, who has fitted seamlessly into the classroom. Welcome Lara! The […Read more]