Hello Everyone! 

Congratulations on surviving Week 2 of Remote Learning. Thank you and your grownups again for all of your patience and support. You are all doing an amazing job and I am very proud of each and everyone of you. Please keep sending your work through to the school email so we can see the wonderful work you're producing. 

Below are some resources and lessons to be done during Week 3. The lessons have links to worksheets, videos and websites that have been included. I have included more videos this week which will hopefully explain the lessons in more detail. 

Links commonly used:

Mathletics- Link

Soundwaves- Link

Reading Eggs- Link

Students have their passwords in their diary for the above websites. 

Class meetings

For our class meetings, we will continue to use Webex. The links for our Grade 2 and 3 meeting room is on Compass for adults to access. Our meeting times will always be at 10-10:30am Monday to Friday. Attached is our timetable, which will show the times when we can be contacted if students or parents have any questions.

Grade 2 and 3 timetable

If you are experiencing any problems, please email the school - tarwin.lower.ps@edumail.vic.gov.au​​​​​​​

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Renee Pilkington and Jen Cox

Growth Mindset

Whole School Wellbeing Activity. 

Each week we will have a social, emotional or wellbeing activity. You can do this at any time during the week. They are not long activities.

Our focus for this week is on having a Growth Mindset.

Watch the clip and answer the questions.

There is a information for adults at home too. 

Reading - 

Start the session by reading for 15 minutes (just as we would of a morning at school).

Record what you read and have an adult sign your diary.

Read “The Ant and the Dove”. Clink on the video link below and there is an activity for you to complete.

The Ant and the Dove worksheet

Writing - PERSUASIVE

We are going to start learning about persuasive writing.

A persuasive text is written to try and persuade someone to

believe our opinion.

Watch the short clip on what a persuasive text is-

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hD9arWXIddM

Complete the following activity on

“What’s wrong with the environment?”

Spelling - SOUNDWAVES

“H as in House and J as in Jellyfish”

Have an adult test you on the new set of words from your school pack. Record ten words that you have spelt incorrectly or pick some words from the extension page. These will be the 10 words that you can practise this week and be re-tested on Friday.

Complete the segmenting and questions 1, 2 and 3 of the Soundwaves sheet from your pack marked Unit 12.

Maths - CHANCE AND DATA

You will need a 6 sided dice and someone to play against for this game. It is called First to 10.

The sheet has the rules and instructions to follow along. You can play this game more than once. See if there is anyway you have a higher chance of winning.

First to 10 activity

Home Learning Task-

Click on the link and pick what you would like to complete. 

Home learning

MONDAY
The Ant and the Dove
Soundwaves
What's wrong with the environment?
Monday's work
TUESDAY

Reading - 

Start the session by reading for 15 minutes (just as we would of a

morning at school).

Record what you read and have an adult sign your diary.

Click the link which will take you to Story Online-

Read along with the story- When a Dragon Moves In

https://www.storylineonline.net/books/when-a-dragon-moves-in/

Complete the reading response sheet about the book.

Writing - PERSUASIVE

A slogan is a short sentence or a couple of words used by businesses to try and get people to remember their product. For example the slogan for McDonalds is “I’m Lovin it”. Slogans are a clever way to persuade people to buy a product. When you hear or see a certain slogan, it makes you think of that product.

Using the internet, find the slogan for the following brands:

-Nike

-M&M’s

Ask an adult some of the slogans they remember and complete the following activity. 

Slogans work

Spelling - SOUNDWAVES

“H as in House and J as in Jellyfish”-

Complete Soundwaves online activities.

Practise your 10 spelling words by picking an

activity from the grid. 

Spelling grid activities

Continue the soundwaves sheet you started yesterday.

Maths - CHANCE AND DATA

Probability- The probability is the chance of an event happening.

Here are some examples:

-The probability of the Queen coming to visit my

house today is IMPOSSIBLE.

-The probability of it raining tomorrow is LIKELY.

-The probability of a coin being flipped and it landing

on Heads is EVEN CHANCE

Complete the following sheet (LINK) and create 5 of your own events and their probability.

Write these in your maths book.

MARC VAN

Each there will be work to be completed from MARC van. There is a video of a book being read and also a task to be completed about the book. 

Backyard- Task

Home Learning Task-

Click on the link and pick what you would like to complete. 

Home learning

Tuesday's work
Slogans
WEDNESDAY

Reading - 

Start the session by reading for 15 minutes (just as we would of a

morning at school).

Record what you read and have an adult sign your diary.

Select a short story from home. One that you may have already

read or you can read within 20minutes or so.

Complete the following activity;

You are going to write a letter to the author.

You might include the following in the letter:

-Your favourite part of the book

-Other things you liked about the book

-Questions about the book

-Questions about how the book was made.

Draw a border around your letter that matches the theme

of the book.

You can write this letter in your writing book. 

Here is a blank letter template if you would like to use it.

Writing - PERSUASIVE

Businesses use advertisements to people to buy their product. The adverts are cleverly designed and created to make you spend money on their product.

Watch the link provided about advertising and their aims:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z5yq_el23EA

Watch the following clip of different advertisements from TV.

After each Ad, stop the video and write or discuss how it did or

didn’t persuade you to buy their products.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=azttKmT0rVc

Spelling - SOUNDWAVES

“H as in House and J as in Jellyfish”- Complete Soundwaves online activities.

Practise your 10 spelling words by picking an activity from the grid. 

Spelling grid activities

Continue the soundwaves sheet you started yesterday.

Maths - CHANCE AND DATA

Today you are playing a chance game called BEETLE. To play this game you will need a dice and at least one other person to play against. The rules are on the sheet. You can play the game more than once. Have fun!!

Beetle game

Home Learning Task-

Click on the link and pick what you would like to complete. 

Home learning

THURSDAY

Reading - 

Start the session by reading for 15 minutes.

Record what you read and have an adult sign your diary.

Read Going to the Movies and answer the comprehension

questions.

Try and write your answers in full sentences.

Going to the movies

Writing - PERSUASIVE

Today you are going to record your very own advertisement!! You are to sell an item from your pencil case- a pen, ruler, glue stick, whatever you decide. You pick one item and come up with ideas of how you can persuade your audience to buy your particular item. Come up with some emotive language you can include. Emotive language or vocabulary are words that dramatise the sentence; for example “You NEED to buy this pen because EVERYONE is DYING to have one themselves”.

The advert can’t go for more than 30 seconds.

Be creative and have some fun.

You can film this on an adults phone and send

it to the school email.

Spelling - SOUNDWAVES

“H as in House and J as in Jellyfish”- Complete Soundwaves online activities.

Practise your 10 spelling words by picking an activity from the grid. 

Spelling grid activities

Continue the soundwaves sheet you started yesterday. You will be tested tomorrow on your 10 words, so be READY!

Maths - CHANCE AND DATA

Today you are going to collect data and record this data in a tally table. Click on the link. You will need to ask at least 10 people the question of- Which job would you rather have? Include your own response.

Which job would you rather have?

Home Learning Task-

Click on the link and pick what you would like to complete. 

Home learning

Probability
Backyard
FRIDAY

Here is a summary of our learning for today

Watch the clip 

 

​​​Check in @10am 

·         Have your spelling results ready to type in     

·         Share your Word Hunt picture and writing

·         Share your Birds Eye View work

·         I will share the photos you took from your garden

 

Spelling Test

Have someone test you on your ten words

  • Work out how many of your words were list words, and how many of these you got correct.

  • Work out how many of your words were extension words, and how many of these you got correct.

You will fill in a questionnaire on line about your spelling results during our video conference (and hopefully have a better connection!)

                   

​Letter Writing

Watch the clip

Purpose: to write a letter to a local elderly resident

Remember to not put in your last name or address

The below is the editable word document to fill in for your letter.

You can change the border, the colours and add pictures –

but remember your font needs to be clear, and not so many

pictures that it becomes confusing.

When finished, email to the school and I will pass this on.

 

LINK OF EDITABLE DOC

Maths 

Grade 2

Focus: 2D shapes and location language

 

Before you watch the clip - draw and name as many 2D

shapes as you can.

 

Watch clip

(Oops! When you record, it shows the opposite! So my left

and right was wrong in the video!)

 

Draw 5 shapes on a piece of paper, and then go back to back with someone at home. Explain to them what to draw (size and shape) and where on their paper.

Check – how did you do?  

Swap roles.

 

Extension – use more shapes OR draw a simple picture.

Sit back to back and explain what to draw. Think about the locational language you are using

 

Mathletics Tasks (x2)

Shapes – collect more shapes

flip, slide, turn

Grade 3

Focus: Coordinates

Watch clip

Independent Activity http://www.scootle.edu.au/ec/viewing/L753/index.html

Using a Map sheet

 

Battleships sheet

 

Treasure hunt

 

Mathletics Tasks (x2)

Symmetry and Location - Following Directions

Angles – what line am 1?

 

Handwriting

Grade 2 - page 16 and 17

Grade 3 - page 16 and 17

 

Kitchen Garden

Focus: How to safely use a sharp knife

 

When we get back to school, we will doing some more cooking.

Now is a good time to go over knife safety, to ensure you are safe.

What sort of knives do you have at your house?

      paring, bread, chef, cutlery

What other items do you have that cuts things in the kitchen?

      garlic crusher, grater, scissors, peeler

 

Knife Rules - this sheet goes over the important things you need to remember

 

This week – help in the kitchen to prepare dinner, and to use a knife safely 

So you will know what to do when we are back at school. 

If you want, get someone to send a photo through.

Letter Writing
Grade 2 Maths
Grade 3 Maths
Summary
Wednesday Work
Reading-Letter to the Author
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Thursday
Reading- Movies
Advertisement Fun
Maths
Kindness
Cooperation
Resilience
Respect

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