Wednesday, 5 July 2017

Current Events Term 2, 2017

I can successfully research a current event.

Here is a link to our online modelling book for this unit of learning.

  • Year ⅚ :  I can locate and summarise ideas by skimming or scanning, by identifying key words, topic sentences, and key questions, or by using subheadings


Each week we have read a short text about a current event/ topic. We then formed questions based on what we had read.  After this we researched the answers to our questions and finally we gave our opinions on what we had found out.

Here is some evidence of my learning.


My Next Step is to continue to  apply the reading and  research skills that I have learned in a variety of other areas.



For reading over the past five weeks I have been focussing on:

I can monitor my reading for accuracy and sense, demonstrating that I have the confidence to adjust my reading (e.g., by varying the speed of reading, by rereading, and by attending to the most important information) when I encounter difficulties.

And

I can make connections between my prior knowledge and the concrete examples in a text in order to understand abstract ideas in the text.

During this time, I have been reading with the teacher and also using an online tool called Read Theory to help practice these skills.

My two favorite texts I read were:
  1. The Berlin Wall because it was quit fascinating

Here is a screenshot of my Read Theory results

Tuesday, 4 July 2017

Blog post title: Classify plane shapes and prisms by their spatial features

In Maths we have been using to:  Classify plane shapes and prisms by their spatial features

Here is a link to our online modelling book. This shows all of the learning we have been doing.

EVIDENCE of my learning.

Here are some screenshots to show the IXL activities I have completed.
Here is my Compare and Contrast Map.

My next step is to continue to apply what I have learned in a range of problem solving activities.