Week 5 Term 1 

Room 8 continues to amaze and surprise me with their focus, knowledge and drive to learn more! You should be very proud of your child :) 

Over the last few weeks we have been doing some great activities. 
We made some awesome animal bookmarks in class that everyone got to take home to use on their books at home or their readers they bring home each day! They followed the instructions very well and made such a good job of their bookmarks. So much so, they wanted to show our buddy class how to make them. Our buddy class is Room 29, Year 8 students. This last Friday, they came down to Room 8 and we shared our writing with them and Room 8 students showed them how to make the bookmarks. It was awesome to see Room 8 students as the 'experts' and showing the older students what to do :) 

We had our first session of PMP this week. It was great to see everyone giving it a go, preserving with the challenging activities and enjoying themselves! Thank you so much to our aw…

Start of school! Week 2 Term 1

What an awesome start to the year!

All students have come back ready to learn, meet new people and catch up with old friends. They have positive attitudes towards there learning and are happy to learn new things and routines as we go along :)

We have been celebrating and learning about Chinese New Year, reading books, learning about what animal we are according to our birthdays. If they are born in 2012 they are the year of the Dragon and if they are born in 2013 they are the year of the Snake. This Friday afternoon we started making a dragon that moves in and out with Popsicle sticks.

We wrote a summer poem this week, focusing on describing words, we brainstormed with Room 5 and came up with so many words to describe things we do in Summer, how we feel, what we eat! Then we published them onto summer suns! Please come and read them, everyone has done a fantastic job!

In Maths, we are learning about Statistics in particular data and graphs. We have started off with learning and making…