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Date:

02/11/17

The power of persuasion!

This term our crafty Grade 1’s have been focusing on their literacy skills in the area of persuasive texts! We have been learning a lot about this text type, and the all-important features of them! We have discovered that persuasive texts aim to convince others about a particular topic, by including strong arguments with related […]

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Date:

17/10/17

Welcome back to Term 4!

Welcome everyone back to Term 4! We have already been up to so much and it has only been one week! We had such a wonderful time on Grandparents and special friends day sharing our classroom and all our learning with our visitors. It was so lovely to see so many special friends and grandparents […]

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Date:

06/09/17

Aquarium excursion!

What an exciting time we have been having in Grade 1! Last week we were off to the Melbourne Aquarium to explore our fascinating underwater world to learn more about all the animals and sea life which live there. We saw penguins, crocodiles, sharks, stingrays and jellyfish! We learnt about the effects rubbish can have […]

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Date:

23/08/17

Book Week Fun!

What a wonderful day we had celebrating Book Week today! There were some amazing costumes and plenty of wonderful books to share with our buddy classes. Here are some pictures of the day…   What a fun day and well done to everyone for their amazing costumes! From Little Miss Messy, Mr Bump, Little Miss […]

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Date:

18/08/17

1B are JAMMIN’

What an amazing time 1BU had participating in a jam making masterclass on Thursday! It was such an fun day learning how to cook the special Strawberry and Rhubarb Jam that Grade 1 will be selling at the school fete. Chef Stix Grigg showed us all how to make jam and taught us about seasonal fruit and […]

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Date:

16/08/17

Poetry in Grade 1!

For the next few weeks the Grade 1s are learning about all poetry! We are reading poems, rhymes, limericks and nursery rhymes. We are also learning how to write our own poems. All of this learning has come at a great time to prepare for the great St Kilda Poetry contest! We are learning about […]

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Date:

07/08/17

Supporting your child at home with Mathematics.

Maths at Home! Here are some games and activities that are designed for you to use at home with your child. They tie in with the teaching and learning that they are experiencing in the classroom and are a simple and easy way for you to support your child’s learning at home. You can use them […]

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Date:

28/07/17

Welcome back to Term 3!

Welcome back everyone, we hope you all had a brilliant holiday! We are off and running into Term 3 and with only one week down we have already started learning so much! The Grade 1 students have jumped head first into learning all about Procedural Texts. We have been learning about what a procedure text […]

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Date:

26/06/17

Scienceworks!

This Term during SMILë time we have been investigating and learning all about Outer space in 1K’s space station! To help us learn even more, all the Grade 1’s headed off  on an excursion to Scienceworks! We had such an amazing time in the Planetarium, where we saw the Earth from space, all the planets […]

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Date:

12/05/17

WALT…. this fortnight in Grade 1

This fortnight in Grade 1 we have been learning a great many things…. In READING we are learning all about nouns. We have been learning that a noun is a word to describe people, places and things. There are also proper nouns that are the names of a particular person or place. Proper nouns always start with a capital […]

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