Category Archives: Literacy

Celebrating Success.

Today we celebrated achievements we have made out of school. We cheered our friend in the photo as she had earned her first swimming badge. This is so important as swimming is very good exercise. It is also important to learn to swim because it supports us to stay safe and happy when near or in water. How far can you swim?

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Baking Muffins.

Today we baked sultana muffins. We added oil, flour, sugar, eggs and sultanas into a bowl and gently mixed them together. The muffins were delicious! Do you know why it is better to eat home made cakes than shop bought cakes?

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Using Number Lines To Help Add.

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Today we began to learn how to use a number line to add two numbers. First we read a calculation then learned how to use the number line to find the total. We had to remember to jump forward as … Continue reading

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We segmented and blended words with the phoneme ‘x’ like ‘box’ and ‘mix’. How many words can you think of which have the grapheme ‘x’ in?

Visit To The Library.

Today we went to the library for story time. We really enjoyed our story ‘Snow Friends’. Which is your favourite story?

Learning To Write Tricky Words.

Class 1are learning to write some tricky words. Today some of us used iPads to learn to write ‘you’. We also joined graphemes. How many tricky words can you list?

Noisy Plates!

This afternoon in class 1 we have been decorating our noisy plates. Once they are finished we will be stapling the plate to another one and adding rice. This will create our own musical instrument.

We have been thinking about the different sounds it might make.

What sound do you think our plates will make?