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Year 4 Newsletter | Term 4 Week 8

2 December 2019 Jen N 0

Dates to note for your diary Thursday, 5th December: Swimming Carnival Friday, 6th December: Arcade Games Tuesday, 10th December: Speech Day and Christmas activities Wednesday, 11th December: Final assembly at 11:00, School finishes at 12:00, mufti day English We have been continuing our work with diary and blog writing to add realism and the elements of effective writing that we have studied […Read more]

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Year 4 Newsletter | Term 4 Week 6

2 December 2019 Jen N 0

Dates to note for your diary Thursday, 21st November: All day Years 3 – 6 Swimming Carnival, AISHK Friday, 29th November 8:30: Year 4 hosts Assembly Friday, 6th December AM: Year 4 Arcade Games Festival English For writing this fortnight each class is doing the preparation work to take a different approach to the same theme, exactly as the authors […Read more]

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Year 4 Newsletter | Term 4 Week 4

1 November 2019 Brigitte McNamara 0

English We have continued our English unit, now exploring the way authors approach a similar theme.  Using picture books, our students have been thinking critically about the theme of immigration, comparing the author’s handling of refugees and convict immigration.  This brings up rich discussion about the differences in reasons for leaving one’s country to live in another land. Another point […Read more]

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Year 4 Newsletter | Term 4 Week 2

18 October 2019 Jen N 0

Dates to note for your diary Week 3 Final week of swimming: Sport resumes in Week 4 Friday, 18th October 8:30: Primary Values Star Assembly – Year 3 host Tuesday, 29th October 8:30: Digital Dilemmas Friday, 1st November 8:30: Primary Assembly – Year 5 host Friday, 8th November 9:10 – 10:40: Dental Clinic visit (for enrolled students) Monday, 11th November: Remembrance Day […Read more]

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Year 4 Newsletter | Term 3 Week 8

13 September 2019 Brigitte McNamara 0

Dates to note for your diary: Friday 20 September 11:00 End of Term Assembly Friday 20 September 12:00 School finishes for Term 3 Tuesday 8 October Term 4 begins – PLEASE NOTE swimming continues as per Term 3 Wednesday 9 October 13:00 Orchestra and music photographs Friday 18 October 8:30 Primary Values Star Assembly – Year 3 host Friday 1 November […Read more]

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Year 4 Newsletter Term 3, Week 6

2 September 2019 Brigitte McNamara 0

English Sharp Reading is the name of the game.  Although we have always done Sharp Reading as the method for our small group and class group reading, teachers have recently been upskilled in this very effective system.  Students are asked to unpack sentences with the phrase, “I think that means…” to develop a deep understanding of the text in a […Read more]