Term 4 Music

- keep a beat
- keep a beat using different instruments

Term 4 Dance

Big Idea: We can express ourselves creatively through dance

Deep Understandings:
The children will understand:
That dance has evolved through the decades.
That to learn a dance you need to follow a series of instructions.
Dance is a form of social interaction.
Dance is good for your health and well being.

Skill Focus:
1 - Learn the specific steps to a dance
2 - Keep in time to the music
3 - Follow instructions

Value Focus (Excellence)
1 - Trying our best
2 - Persevering

3 - Acknowledging the efforts of others

Term 4 Discovery & Key Competencies

September 27, 2013

Key Competency: Participating & Contributing

How are you showing that you are participating and contributing?

"By trying something new."

Term 4 Writing

I think this is a great piece of writing because...

"it has 'and' in it which makes it interesting."

I am going to grandma's today and it's fun because I like going with Sam.

Term 4 CARE Values

When you read nicely Rose, you are definitely showing your Active Thinking! You're always sensible Rose and you use all your CARE values. Ka Pai!

Term 3 PE

What's your favourite thing that we do in gymnastics?

What do you think is the trickiest? Why?

Term 3 Maths

Term 2 Art

  • create an art work using printmaking including leaf prints and sponging. 
Success Criteria
  • Identify which is the textured side of the leaf so we can use it successfully in our art
  • Include at least 4 leaf prints
  • Use autumn colours (Leaves should be white)

  • Use sponging technique (dab, dab, dab as opposed to wiping the paint on with the sponge)

  • Try not to sponge on top of leaves

Term 2 Writing

I am learning to:
  • say my story out loud before I write and clap my full stop. 
Success Criteria
  • I said my story out loud before I wrote to make sure it made sense. 
  • My picture will be a detailed plan for my story.
  • I will write my full stop.
  • I will write some letters to match the sounds I can hear. 

Teacher Comment
Rose, great work finding ALL the letters you needed! I can tell you are really stretching out the word so that you can hear every sound. I also love your big full stop at the end!

Term 1 Visual Art

We are learning to
  • create a self-portrait
  • talk about my own art work and art work created by others.

Success Criteria
  • I have drawn all my facial features like my eyes and mouth. All my facial features are the right size and shape and in the right place on my face.
  • I can reflect on the process I have used to create my self-portrait and discuss ideas about how I could make changes to my portrait to convey a different emotional response.