Term Four Begins

Today is the first day of Term Four, our final school term for 2013.

On the holidays, Miss Jordan bought a new camera and enjoyed experimenting and learning about the features.

It will be a very busy eleven weeks in 4KJ. Some of the things we have planned include:

  • Miss Smith is back in our classroom for the first three weeks of the term to complete her final teaching placement.
  • Our inquiry topic is a history based unit, titled First Contacts.
  • Australian author, Mark Greenwood, is visiting the grade fours to discuss his books.
  • An incursion presented by Indigenous Infusion.
  • A celebration of learning afternoon for family members.

In Maths we will learn about:

  • Area and perimeter
  • Volume and capacity
  • Shape and symmetry
  • Problem solving
  • Number revision

In Literacy we will be focussing on:

  • Information reports
  • Poetry
  • Narratives
  • A variety of CAFE and metacognitive reading strategies

What are you looking forward to in Term Four?

What do you hope to learn in your final term of Grade Four?

Term Four Begins

Our two week holiday has gone very quickly and we are now back for our final term of Grade Four.

Term Four is going to be very busy with lots of exciting things planned, such as:

  • An ice skating excursion and tour of Etihad Stadium
  • A bike ride to Splashdown for a swim, waterslide and lunch
  • The Leopold Primary School Twilight Festa
  • The Global Children’s Challenge
  • Learning about poetry, procedural texts, healthy living, measurement and space (maths)

You can look at the calendar on the left hand sidebar of the blog to find out more about our special dates.

Mrs Morris’s Holiday

On the holidays Mrs Morris and her husband, Nate, spent a relaxing week at Byron Bay in northern New South Wales.

Image from Google Maps

On the way to Byron Bay they had to stop at Sydney. Here is a photo taken from inside the plane. Can you see the famous landmarks at the back of the photo? (tip:click on the image to view a larger version and zoom in)

The beaches at Byron Bay are beautiful. Every day, tourists and locals swam, surfed and walked along the golden sand. What do you like to do at the beach?

One day when Mrs Morris and Nate were going for a walk, they came across this very bold lizard. Do you know what bold means? What type of lizard do you think it is?


Can you answer the questions in this post?

What did you do on the holidays?

What are you looking forward to this term?

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