During the Creative Writing workshop at Year 6 OLP, we produced podcast episodes. Listen to these below to find out what REALLY happened at camp.
Leave a comment below to give feedback to the authors. Tell why you enjoyed their item, and tell them which words or phrases were most effective.
We are learning to describe criteria for a good digital game.
Empathy at the centre of design. watch this clip:
this site for ideas on what makes a good game.
Think about your process of designing the sunscreeen emoji. What makes a good emoji? Can you use these ideas for digital game design?
Leave a comment here on this blog about anything you would consider a good digital game should have.
We are learning about an event in Western Australian history. We are learning to think deeper about events in the past. Task 1: Socrative
Take the Socrative quiz. use the Socrative Student app, or the
Enter our room number:
TASK 2: Watch these 2 clips and post a comment on this blog:
It’s bugging me that…
I noticed that… Batavia Mutiny clip
VIDEO Batavia Shipwreck clip
1. Cultural Stories
Book in Brette on Wednesday March 21 to come to your classroom for an oral storytelling session. This is an ideal two-class or buddy class activity. 2. Baker Boy
Learn Baker Boy’s moves for the chorus of his Hottest 100 hit, Marryuna.
Watch the clip on this page for the chorus moves.
LYRICS FOR THE CHORUS;
Yolngu, mala, our music is growing
I’m using my manikay
The river is flowing – dab
Feel the wind blowing
Yolngu ngali marrtji
Miyak got dirramu
Marryuna, marryuna, marryuna, marryuna.
Check out this next clip to pick up some freestyling ideas.
VIDEO 3. Flipgrid
This is a web-based tool which enables you to record a set of short video clips.
Create an educator login.
Create a new grid, and a new topic. Copy the link to your topic and share this with your students – either on an iPad or a laptop.
TIP: set up a ‘recording booth’ in your classroom and get your students creating, in pairs or one-by-one. Keep videos to under 30sec.
Time to design your own emoji! Some important points to remember:
Your emoji must be made up of pixels. You are welcome to use pencils and squared paper,
or download this Excel template for squared paper. Use the fill tool – the ‘bucket’ – to create your emoji.
save your work on your OneNote – Library tab.
Your mission: solve the clues to unlock the Breakout Box. On your group sheet, record all answers before you try the locks of the Breakout Box. Get your answer sheet checked first – and ask for some hints if you need them.
Look carefully at the photo. What’s one thing in common that most of the people have?
In which year were Indigenous Australians given the right to vote in Federal elections?
Who was the first Prime Minister of Australia?
The Federal government is responsible for:
defence and immigration
Dame Enid Lyons was the first female member of parliament. Have a listen to her first speech here:
Read this article on the original emojis:
Have a go at copying the emojis using grid paper. Take a photo of your work for your OneNote Library page.
Look carefully at the demos on the Assembly app. Have another go at designing the sunscreen logo. Limit to using shapes and symbols.
Our drama task will look at how different groups of people might respond to the poo emoji. We will also be participating in a ‘Line debate’. We will also be looking at the blog comments left by our classmates.
We are learning about how places in Australia are similar and different.
We are learning to describe places in different ways – by their names, their features and their location.
We are learning about the indigenous names of places in our country.
We are learning to locate and collect information from images
We are learning how to use and create visual language, focusing on emojis. We are thinking about how to use emojis confidently and appropriately for communicating in and out of school.
We are learning to read emojis, asking the big question: what is the author trying to make me think or do?
We are learning about other graphic messages such as logos, animated GIFs and digital games.
Elroy hates using sunscreen! Perhaps a different logo on the tube might help? Design a logo for sunscreen that will encourage 4 year-old Elroy to use it. Use the iPad app Assembly.
TASK 2: The Poo Emoji: why would people choose to use or not? What might this symbol mean to different people? record your thoughts in a comment on this blog post.