big writ


jack, ja’kye, jacod, portia


1. Writing

term 4, week 9

must do Activities


I can plan, draft and edit my writing.

Continue to write and edit your narrative chapter from Big Write last week and plan next chapter. As there is no Big Write this Friday, and we are planning to publish our narratives next week, try to finish your draft this week!



2. Reading – Book report

I can complete an in depth book reviews about a book of my choice.

This week you are to complete a book report about a book of your choice.

The worksheet is on Fiona’s trolley (or ask Naomi)

This week, there are book report graphic organisers for you to use to help you complete the report. There is one for Grade 3s and one for Grade 4-6s.

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3. Comprehension – Advent Wreath.

I can read a text and answer questions about it.

Read the following text about the Advent Wreath and answer the questions at the end of it.

The Meaning of the Advent Wreath


4. Update Learning Blog

I can present my work as a portfolio of my learning. 

This week you MUST update your learning blog to include work in each subject. Remember, this is your PORTFOLIO and the link will be in your report for parents and carers to look at. It is also your portfolio of work that your secondary schools will look at (for Grade 5 and 6 students). Make it impressive!




5. Kids Speak

I can highlight what I have achieved this year using Kids Speak

In your google drive is your Kids Speak for Reading, Writing and Speaking and Listening.  You need to highlight what you know in yellow.

Term 4, Week 8

Must Do Activities

1. Writing

I can write an engaging chapter narrative.

This week you should continue to write and edit chapter one of the narrative from Big Write on Friday. Remember to refer back to the rubric we created that is on the wall.


2. Narrative – Unpacking the story

I can understand the key features of a narrative.

Choose a narrative on your bookshelf on the PM ecollection

Complete the following

Narrative Text Organizer

3. Grammar

I can understand understand the meaning of synonym and antonym

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4. Sunshine Online

Choose your reading level.

Read the story and complete the activities.

Term 4,

Week 5 Must Do’s

Must Do Activities:

Design a Game

I can write a procedural text on how to play a game outside.

Design a game to play outside for juniors to play or to play for Morning exercise.  This wonderful idea is from Dylan, Sidney and Fletcher.



I can summarise the important facts after reading from my PM ecollection.

Thrass Explosion

I can become more familiar with the Thrass Chart.  Explode the word giant as many ways as you can (Fletcher)



I can complete the tasks set by my teacher using studyladder


Learning Goals

I can work on my new learning goals and show evidence that I have achieved them

Week 4 Must Do’s

1. Learning Conversation  


I can rehearse my learning conversation and complete checklist to show that I am ready to my teacher

Learning Conversation Checklist


2. Comprehension

I can create a picture in my mind when I am reading.  Complete the following task:

read, visualise, draw

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3. THRASS Explosion

I can create a Thrass Explosion


Complete the tasks set by the teacher


5. Board Game.  

We are having a games morning this Wednesday where we will play the board games you have made.  This means your game MUST be finished by THIS WEDNESDAY.

Week 3 Must Do’s

1. Learning Conversation  


I can rehearse my learning conversation and complete checklist to show that I am ready to my teacher

Learning Conversation Checklist



I can uplevel my Big Write procedure text using VCOP and publish my writing on my learning blog.

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I can finish my board game and write a procedure for the instructions on how to play the game.

Invite other students to play your game.  Ask them to complete the following feedback sheet

Game Feedback

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Complete the tasks set by the teacher


5. COMPREHENSION- Questioning.

I can ask questions before, during and after reading

Choose a book to read either fiction or non fiction.  Read a chapter of the book and complete the following about questioning.

Comprehension- I can ask questions relating to what I am reading.


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Week 2 Activities

Must Do’s

1. Learning Conversation

I can prepare for my learning conversation by updating my blog and reading the script for my conversation.

Learning Conversation Proforma (1)

Use checklist

Learning Conversation Checklist


Complete the comprehension task card in your work book.

3. Game

I can create my own game in pairs or in groups including the directions on how to play the game.

The game can be any type of game you like, a board game, card game, sporting game.

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4. Spelling

I can understand an correctly understand and spell homophones.

Complete super homophones sheet.

Write each word in a sentence

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Superstar Homophones


Term 4,

Week 1

Must Do Activities

1. Learning Conversation

I can prepare for my learning conversation by:

1. Updating all my work on my learning blog for each subject area

2.  Completing the learning conversation script

3. Rehearsing the script with a partner.

Learning Conversation Proforma (1)


2. Brain Bank

I can read a book from the Brain Bank box and complete the comprehension task.


3. Australian Inventions.

Brainstorm 10 inventions you can think of in your work books.

Rank them in order of importance.

4. Behind the News


Complete the following graphic organiser


Week 10

Must Do Activities

1. Learning Blog

I can update my learning blog showing work I am proud of

I can include the following





Comprehension task

Brain Bank


Evidence from my OLSC Travel Project



Genius Hour


2. Inquiry

I can research and present information about my inquiry project


3. Brain Bank

I can understand comprehension questions from Brain Bank


Week 9

Must Do Activities

1. Myedapp


Quest 1 B. Brown and W. Johnson

Quest 2. Ballads


2. OLSC Trave Expo

– Create a movie for your holiday destination.  This could include a advertisement or holiday video

– Create brochures for your holiday

– Create business cards for your company

– Create your itinerary

– Create a display, poster for your stall

– Produce the WOW factor for your stall.


3. Brain Comprehension Bank


Week 8

Must Do Activities

1. Art Piece

I can design, create an art piece using foil.

I can write a title for my art piece.

foil art 2     foil art 3     foil art 4foil art 5foil art

2. Father’s Day Poem

I can write an BIOGRAPHICAL Poem about my Dad

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3. PM ecollection

pm ecollection

I can read a book on my bookshelf and retell 4 facts about the book.




Sheep and Lion get some Water

One day sheep and lion went down to the river to get some water but they found that the water was all gone.

Then lion said, ‘ I will  start digging for you my friend’ .

Lion began digging and digging and digging but lion couldn’t find any water so both of them started searching for more rivers.

Suddenly sheep and lion found a river with little water in it. They did not like the  river but when they tasted the water it was very sweet.

Moral: Friends should always help one another


two stars and a wish, Kurt

Star: setting is described

Star:  the character5s are described as well as drawn

Wish: Needs more detail in all aspects of the story.

the adventure of smago and willhcraft and dinomastud

one day  smago and willhcraft and dinomastud went on a journey to find fionalox so they search for fionalox said smago so they went on a journey so they fand a path and they followed the path and they found the end of the path so they capt wockig so they found a car so they grofte dinomastud said yar shor said smago and willhceaft so they grofe until they found a hounes and they found food and drinks then they found fionalox next to a box so willhcraft and smago so they give fionalox some food and drinks so went home and they want to have dener then they went to bad in the moning they hand brefst then they went to the shops they bont los of food and it cost 150$ to buy so they buy this so they went home then wen it was lunch they hand fish and chips wif chekinsont and