Tuesday, September 15, 2015

News from Troy - Riley and Ashlyn

Initially Ash and Riley had a little trouble with the characters in this story and someone called Thus appeared:


  They now know 'thus' means:    as a result or consequence of this; therefore.

The News - Eros and Psyche 1 ( Elijah and Anton)

Thomas and Jackson report on The Journey to Athens.

Greek Myths and Legends

This term the class have been learning about the myths and legends of Ancient Greece - lots of interesting Gods and Goddesses who were capable of helping or hindering, strange mythical creatures and heroes who always seemed to have tasks to complete; Theseus, Perseus, Jason, Bellerophon and Hercules...
A Reading Group had to retell one of the stories in the text 'Heroes of Ancient Greece'; some chose to do so using Google slides, others created news reports. These were then presented to the class:

Theseus and the Minotaur

Tuesday, September 1, 2015

Science - observing skills

In Science we are learning to observe closely - to notice details, such as body parts, jointed legs, antennae...