Hello and welcome,
This is what we have been learning during weeks 4 & 5!
In reading we have been learning about the main idea in non-fiction texts. We can find the main idea by looking at the title and the pictures. We can also find the main idea by looking for repeated words.
‘I found it really easy looking for the main idea in non-fiction texts’ – Sameen
‘I learnt how to look for the main idea in non-fiction texts.’ – Aekam
‘ I found that using the title helped me figure out what the main idea was’ – Emma
In numeracy we have been learning how to collect data using different types of graphs. The types of graphs we have been looking at are; Pie graphs, picture graphs, line graphs and bar graphs.
“I learnt how to collect data using tally marks’ – Saad
” I learnt how to make a picture graph to represent my data’. – Rehmat
‘ I learnt how to use different types of graphs to represent my data.’ – Sameen
‘ I learnt how to read a line graph.’ Aekam
In CBL we have been researching about Sea Monkeys! A Sea Monkey is a type of shrimp. We have also been researching about different animals life cycles.
‘I learnt that Sea Monkeys are brine shrimp.’ – Caitlyn
‘Sea Monkey eggs look like powder!’ – Madilyn
‘This term we are raising Sea Monkeys as our class pet’. – Manaal
‘ I learnt that Sea Monkeys are a sea creature.’ – Shanna
‘ I learnt that you have to wait till the water is clean before you feed your Sea Monkeys.’ – Maha
In writing we have been learning to write a procedural text. A procedural text is a text you follow to achieve something.
‘My procedural text about how to bake peanut butter cookies’. – Mia
‘My procedural text is about how to make toffee apples!’ – Sathuya
‘My procedural is about making something explode safely.’ – Aekam