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Premier’s Reading Challenge

Congratulations to the following people who have completed their Premier’s Reading Challenge….

Eva

Aislinn

Tommy

Mari

Braydon

Koni

Mitchell

Madison

Caroline

Joel

All Premier’s Reading Challenge forms are due Friday 3rd September.

Spelling Term 3 Week 6

Red Pandas

Snow Leopards

Orangutans

RBL: Kip

We learnt about  a  book called ‘Kip’. Kip is a rooster that all day long will go, ‘coca doodle do’.  They put him on a farm and the neighbourhood said it was too quiet, so they went to see him and he went, ‘coca doodle do’.

We had to draw pictures of him and paint them.

RBL: Kip Artwork on PhotoPeach

By Sam and Tommy

Sam Tommy

JAPANESE

In Japanese we have been learning about Japanese families. We learnt how to say family names in Japanese.

Examples:

Mother: okasan.

Father: otasan.

little brother:     ototo

Big sister: oneesan

oliviajapanese

By Olivia and Melanie

MelanieOlivia

Which Browser?

To see our blog as we intended it to look, I recommend the following internet browsers in order of preference.

1. Google Chrome

chrome

2. Firefox

firefox

3. Opera

opera

4. Safari

safari

Unfortunately Microsoft’s Internet Explorer doesn’t display our blog correctly. Many of the widgets installed in the right hand column near the bottom stretch across the whole screen. I personally use Google’s ‘Chrome’, and am very happy with it. You can import all your settings and bookmarks from Internet explorer if you decide to change.

Zoo Snooze Camp: Save the Sun Bears

In term two we went on a Zoo Snooze Camp.  We looked at the different animals at the zoo. We even got the ability to see the animals at night. We even got to go in the Sun Bear’s enclosure. Our focus was on the sun bears. We found out that the sun bears were endangered, because people got bear bile out of the sun bears, which is used for medicine. They are kept as pets and when they get big people give them to the restaurants and they chop off the paws and turn them into bear paw soup. People also keep Sun Bears on Sun Bear farms in small cages.

We are doing a planet keeper challenge to help the sun bears.

We are selling yummy foods to raise money for the sun bears. We are raising awareness by blogging about the Sun Bears, speaking at our school assemblies and talking to other classes.

Below is a slide show of our experiences while on the Zoo Snooze Camp.
Zoo Snooze Camp on PhotoPeach


If you are interested in some further information or ways you can help the Sun Bears follow the links below….

AnimalsAsia

Freethe bears fund

By Madison and Joel

MadisonJoel

Olivia’s Spelling Picture

Olivia's Spelling Picture

Olivia's Spelling Picture

Olivia

Notice: Made in the Image of God

Grammar

In grammar we have been looking at antonyms. Antonyms are adverbs that give you the opposite viewpoint . Here are some examples….

noisily      –         quietly

low            –         high

loudly       –         softly

above        –         below

quickly      –         slowly

By Thomas S

Thomas S

Mary MacKillop Performance

On Friday we went to a performance. The performance was about Mary MacKillop. Mary MacKillop [Celia] was funny and also there was a man called Scott who was also funny. I think the performance was wonderful. After the performance there were questions and one of the questions was, ‘ what was your favourite character?’. The person who played Mary said, “young Mary” and Scott said, “I liked Kenny”.

By Mari

Mari

Spelling Term 3 Week 5

Red Pandas

Snow Leopards

Orangutans

Look, Cover, Write and Check

The following link makes up one of your online spelling activities this week. Yes, that’s right it’s the old ‘Look, cover, write and check’. A lot more exciting doing it online.

lookcoverwritecheck

Look, cover, write and check

Nativity Newsletter Week 4 Term 3 2010

NNewsNativity Newsletter Week 4 Term 3 2010

Mikki’s spelling poem

The giant cupcake

that was all pink

sat on the plank

to have a drink

By Mikki

Mikki

Joel’s Spelling Poem

Digging in quarries, I wish I would find mysteries

But some of the mysteries would be luxuries

The luxuries might be old melodies

Or lost lotteries

By Joel

Joel

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