JACKIE FRENCH

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)

STAR SWAMP – A Special Place

star-swamp-fodeyOur History and Geography inquiry about this special place is around our question: “Who might want to keep Star Swamp?”

We will be  looking at how people think and feel about Star Swamp. We will also be looking at Star Swamp over time: how has it changed, or stayed the same?

 

PART 1

Complete the ‘Where In The World’ Challenge 15.

PART 2

Think like a Geographer! Use these information sources to think of some words geographers might use to describe Star Swamp:

Use Google Maps to get a close look at Star Swamp Bushland.

City of Stirling brochure

Friends of Star Swamp Website

Choose some of your words to put in a WordFoto of Star Swamp.

Part 3: Bingo Baker

Star Swamp History Trail – Bingo Baker

Word Spies Part 4

homophones

Thanks Cana for this picture!

Thanks Cana for this picture!

Word Spies Part 4 – Homophones.

Use the iPad app Book Creator. Create a cover page. Find a homophone. Google search images to match and insert into the next page on your Book Creator book. Write a sentence for us to guess which word we should choose. Take a screenshot.

Next step, contribute to our Google Slides collection here:

THE HOMOPHONE PROJECT

LEVEL UP: Want to help your class mates? Leave a comment here suggesting a homophone to use.

Word Spies Part 3

man bites dog

Word Spies part 3 – MAN BITES DOG game.

Remember the rules of the game? Choose 5 cards and make the best sentence for the most points. It must make sense. It’s a great partner activity.

Each week we will announce the Kings or Queens of ‘Man Bites Dog’.

QUEENS OF APRIL 7TH: Zokayla

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QUEEN OF MAY 19th – Asha

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KING OF MAY 26TH – Tom

tom word spies