Term 4 Music

- keep a beat
- keep a beat using different instruments

Term 4 Dance

Big Idea: We can express ourselves creatively through dance

Deep Understandings:
The children will understand:
That dance has evolved through the decades.
That to learn a dance you need to follow a series of instructions.
Dance is a form of social interaction.
Dance is good for your health and well being.

Skill Focus:
1 - Learn the specific steps to a dance
2 - Keep in time to the music
3 - Follow instructions

Value Focus (Excellence)
1 - Trying our best
2 - Persevering

3 - Acknowledging the efforts of others

Term 4 Discovery & Key Competencies

November 8, 2013

Key Competency: Thinking

How did you use your thinking?

"Thinking about the numbers I have to do."

Term 4 Writing

I think this is a great piece of writing because...

"I used 'because', I used 'but', and I think some words are right."

Jun Hao is going to my home because he likes my home but sometimes he doesn't.

Term 4 CARE Values

When you try new things, Samantha, that definitely shows you're using Active Thinking. You're never afraid to take a risk and try something new. Ka Pai!

Term 3 PE

What's your favourite thing that we do in gymnastics?

What do you think is the trickiest? Why?

Term 3 Maths

Term 2 Maths

  • sort objects into categories for display
  • make a display of the data collected (pictograph)
  • make statements about data displays

Student Comment

Tell me about the graph.
"There's 4 people - 4 people have black hair. 5 people have got brown."

Term 2 Writing

We are learning to:
  •  draw a picture to help us think about the story we will write.
  •   say our story in a sentence.
Success Criteria
  • My picture will be detailed.
  •   I can tell my teacher my story.
*copied from shared writing
Teacher Comment

Wow, Samantha, I can see your picture has lots of detail. Next time I would love to see you write a story that is different from the one we wrote together.