LA Possibilities Term 1 Week 8
Literacy Learning Intentions
Writing – what is an issue
Word Study – Grammar and punctuation
Numeracy Learning Intentions
Number operations–Skip counting/Addition/subtraction/addition & subtraction with decimals/Algebra
MAKE SURE YOU DATE and LABEL YOUR LEARNING
Have the learning agreement document signed by a teacher by Friday and signed at home in the weekend.
Word study: Choose three words from your spelling log and in the back of your spelling log book, use the
look, say, name, cover, write, check strategy to learn these words. Look at writing handed back from
your teachers and find the correct spelling of underlined words and add these to your word study log
Inquiry Investigation 1: Attend one of the viewings in the Cinema Imaginarium. As a reviewer, write
what imaginative thoughts you had as you viewed the film. Add this to the review book.
Inquiry Investigation 2: View the photographs and the captions in the Photo Exhibition Wall. Create your
own photo and an original caption using the art form of calligraphy in order to express your thinking.
Read the suggestions carefully in order to choose your font and style of presentation. When completed,
have your photo and caption added to the exhibition.
Inquiry Investigation 3: Think About It – The World’s Most Challenging Questions. Examine the book
with the examples of some challenging questions in the reading area. Do you have a challenging question
that you feel you can explain? Create a page and have it added to the book.
Inquiry Investigation 4: Dr Seuss said “Think left and think right and think low and think high. Oh, the
thinks you can think up if only you try!” Read some of Dr. Seuss’ books and think about what issues
he raises in his stories. What opinions does he hold? What are important issues for you? Create your
own Dr. Seuss-styled book, based on an issue important to you. Use the information on how to draw
characters in the art studio to develop your own illustrations.
Inquiry Investigation 5: Investigate the Da Vinci Wall and Da Vinci Scrapbook of Ideas. Create your of
design scrapbook. Attempt some of the experiments and record this process in your design scrapbook as
well your imaginative ideas.
Play one of the three renaming games displayed in the construction area. Record your results, and show
a teacher, then file in your math section of your white folder.
Select a book from the library for your take home reading. Make sure it is included in your reading log
when you finish it.
Complete your kenning poem and insert this in the portfolio section of the Ultranet.
Home Learning: Be tested on your three spelling words at least three times during the week. Go onto
Mathletics and complete activities assigned to you. Read independently for at least 15 minutes a night.
Continue to develop your writing through your Writers’ Notebook.
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