Sunday, 24 November 2013

Term 4 - Discovery

Discovery time is an opportunity for your child to choose from a range of activities some of which are not offered during the normal course of the day.  Your child is encouraged to try different things.  The Key Competencies: Thinking, Relating to Others, Understanding texts and symbols, Managing Self and Participating and Contributing are embedded through Discovery time, as are the School Values.

Monday, 18 November 2013

Term 4 - Oaklands' School CARE VALUES

I show the Community  value when I work together and be kind to others.

I use the  Active Thinking value when I try new things and use thinking tools.

I demonstrate the Respect value when I look after other people's property and use my manners.

I show the  Excellence value when I try my best and stay on task.

Sunday, 17 November 2013

Term 4 - Dance/Drama Integrated Topic

Express ourselves creatively through dance
·      Learn the steps to the dance
·      Keep in time to the music
·      Follow instructions

Value Focus: (Excellence)
·      To try our best
·      To persevere
·      Acknowledge the efforts of others

Sunday, 13 October 2013


These are some of the things I think a good reader does:
  • They fix up mistakes
  • They sound out the words
  • They will re-read their work
  • They can read in their head

Wednesday, 26 June 2013

Term 1 Writing

We are learning to:
  • Use a plan to organise our thoughts and ideas

Success Criteria:
  • Record what our ideas look like, feel like and sound like

Term 2 Integrated Topic

We are learning to
  • Sort and classify scientific information using a venn diagram.

Success Criteria
  • Choose an attribute and sort different types of leaves
  • Record the information correctly on a venn diagram

Sunday, 23 June 2013

Term 2 Visual Art

 We are learning to
  • Craft a pencil sketch

Success Criteria
  • Set the page limits
  • Use curved lines and shapes appropriately
  • Apply light and dark shading to specific areas

Term 2 Mathematics - Statistics

We are learning to:
  • Ask questions
  • Collect data
  • Read our graphs

Success Criteria
  • Ask on question to obtain data
  • Collect data by using tally marks
  • Graph our data using a column graph
  • Make one observation from reading the graph