Creating Meaning With Words

Having a strong vocabulary is the foundation you need to achieve success. We use spoken and written words every single day to communicate our ideas, thoughts, and emotions to those... Read more about 'Creating Meaning With Words'...

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The power of words, balance and daring

Our inquiry focuses on oral language, vocabulary extension and descriptive writing. As part of this inquiry we were also exploring and sharing ideas about relationships with other people so the... Read more about 'The power of words, balance and daring'...

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Improving Reading Through Phonemic Awareness

The Heggerty programme for phonemic awareness has been introduced across the school, from New Entrants to Year 6. Read more about 'Improving Reading Through Phonemic Awareness'...

This way, that way, which way next?

Marking out a grid on the floor of the classroom never struck me as being such a powerful learning tool as it turns out it really is.The grid was 6x6... Read more about 'This way, that way, which way next?'...

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Room 11 Class Stories

Taylor C thought it was really cool being able to share a book in front of a class, and sharing a book that I chose Read more about 'Room 11 Class Stories'...

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Shape Up

Part of learning about shapes involved making them. Building shapes helped children learn how to describe them using vocabulary such as corners, surfaces and edges. Read more about 'Shape Up'...

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Simile poems

The focus is about students sharing their experiences in their own words using descriptive language. Ultimately Room 5 aims to present some of our poems to the school community later... Read more about 'Simile poems'...

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Magenta, Red or Yellow - Colours of Learning

Flash cards - they seem like an old fashioned concept and yet are still going strong today as a study tool to master information we need to remember. Read more about 'Magenta, Red or Yellow - Colours of Learning'...

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Technology Challenge 1

This was our challenge. Our focus this term in Room 7 is participating in a variety of activities that will promote our oral language skills. Read more about 'Technology Challenge 1'...

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