Show what you know by taking the Numbat Quiz on
Socrative. Our room number is 57344. Task 2:
Watch the YouTube clip to find out more about the wolves at Polar Park, Norway.
VIDEO Task 3: Think Like a Geographer
Which words can be used to describe the wolves’ environment?
Use Google Earth
World Book Online
Add your best words to our Year 4 Menti word cloud:
Use this code to join the Menti: 85 40 48
We have the help of a buddy class in Norway! They are helping us find out about the geography of Norway. Use
Flipgrid to ask your questions for them. You will need the code from your teacher.
We are learning to interview a person to find out about their work and their location.
TASK 1: Read the book ‘Diary of a Wombat’. Can you locate it in your local public library?
TASK 2: Watch this clip to get background information about Jackie French:
TASK 3: In the blog comments here, write a question which we can use when interviewing Jackie. Think about:
Is your question Googleable or non-Googleable?
Is your question about Jackie’s work as an author?
Is your question about understanding Jackie’s location? (thinking like a geographer)
Canva is a useful web-based tool for creating images, presentations and infographics. You will be using a free class account managed by your teacher. You wont need to press any ‘sign up’. You will only be able to use the Canva free images, but will be able to upload your own for use within Canva.
Check these tutorials for the basics.
COMING SOON… Check out Ms Lockyer’s demo Canva. The slides are not perfect! Leave a comment below to suggest how the slides might be improved.
THE BIG PICTURE: Exploration of observable patterns helps us to understand the universe. Our curiosity about space can lead to new understandings.
TASK 1: WHAT DO YOU ALREADY KNOW?
quiz. TASK 2: ECLIPSES
With a partner,
read this page. Add to your OneNote space. Tell us what you know from this page about our solar system. TASK 3: HEXAGONS
ABC Splash. Use the search term ASTRONOMY. Choose your resources carefully to add to this understanding: Add your new understandings to your OneNote. The Earth is part of a system of planets.
Think Like a Geographer. Take the quiz to decide which words a geographer might use.
Which words can be used to describe the numbats’ environment?
Use Google Earth
World Book Online
to hunt for the best words.
We will be hosting a guest speaker who lives near the Dryandra Forest. In a comment below, write a question which can be asked.
Join in the Citizen Science activity to help identify species in the Dryandra Woodland
YOUR BREAKOUT MISSION:
My favourite furry creatures are in danger! Learn more about them and how you can help them. Follow these clues to unlock the box.
There used to be two subspecies of my creature. But then around this date, there was only one subspecies left!
Find a clue here. CLUE 2:
My creature lives in the Dryandra Forest. Can you find this name in my word puzzle? Look carefully at the direction of the letters. This will help you undo one of the locks.
Watch this YouTube clip to work out what my favourite furry creature eats.
VIDEO CLUE 4:
The home of my creature is near a town called Williams. Which direction will you need to travel to get there from my creature’s home?
We are learning to understand perspectives of groups in an event in history.
We are learning to think about how language – the words we choose – reveals perspective.
We are learning to think about how language defines significance. RECORDING OUR THINKING
THINK-PUZZLE-EXPLORE chart as you sift through the information sources.
LISTEN TO THESE ABC RADIO AUDIO CLIPS
2. FROM: http://www.abc.net.au/radionational/programs/creativeinstinct/the-pinjarra-massacre/4046414
AN UNUSUAL STORY FROM MODERN TIMES:
https://open.abc.net.au/explore/130197 AN INTERESTING SCRIPT FROM ABC LATELINE TO READ:
CHECK OUT THESE VIDEOS
A USEFUL TIMELINE
LEARNING INTENTION: We are learning to create an effective safety message.
What can we make our message about? Here are some ideas from
Being alert and aware of unsafe situations
Responding to friends when they are being unsafe with lighters/matches
Responding to fire (Home Fire Escape Plan e.g. smoke alarm, crawling low under smoke, meeting at the letter box; Triple Zero) Indicating on a local map the location of safe places
Use the Pages app on your iPad to create an infographic about one of these. Steps:
Open Pages App
Google search for an image to fit your topic. Save, insert.
Create a slogan – a catchy sentence for your message. Insert text box for this.
Looking good? Try some editing tools to make it look fantastic.